Big Valley Ranch Modoc County

Lookout, California

$3,600,000 | 1,723.04 ± Acres

This 1723 +/- acre property is located in Northeastern California in Modoc County. It has approximately 800 acres irrigated with a 38,000 private cattle lease. The ranch should run 800 pair for the season on a normal year. The ranch is in the Big Valley area where the counties of Lassen, Shasta, Siskiyou and Modoc meet.

  • The property consists of 12 parcels for a total of 1723.4 acres. The property is zoned unclassified agricultural use and is not in the Williamson act. The property sits at the 4260 ft elevation and rises to 4400 feet in the forest portion of the property. The property is mostly flat with some rolling hills along the outer edge. The ranch has three big beautiful meadows surrounded by pine tree forest: The Widow Valley portion has two meadows and the North Meadow portion has one.
  • On the Widow Valley portion the ranch has adjudicated water rights to Widow Valley Creek per the Pit River Decree No. 6395 February 17, 1959. The water right is for 400.50 acres and 5.72 cfs from the creek. The previous owner installed a new pump and panel for an irrigation well that produces +/- 2200 GPM from an electric pump. The well is a 100 HP.
  • The North Meadow gets its water from a 125 HP well powered by a John Deere diesel motor that produces about approximately 700 GPM. There is approximately 840 acres with 400 acres irrigated and sub irrigated.
  • Adjoining the 1723.4 acres is approximately 38,000 acres of private grazing permit ground that the ranch has been leasing. The permit ground is used to graze cattle from mid-May through October depending on the season. The permit capacity is approximately 2186 AUM’s. There is also a small BLM ground with 80 AUM’s. The deeded ground can run about 2000 AUM’s and that give the ranch approximately 800 cow/calf pairs for the season on a normal year.
  • For the hunter, the property is located in the X1 zone for deer. The X1 zone has a very high success rate and gets some big mule deer. The property would allow for one land owner tag. The properties alignment with the national forest allows views of a lot of game; bear, deer, coyote, badger, antelope, valley quail, mountain quail and grouse. Modoc County is a sportsmen paradise. There are three species of big game hunting, antelope, Mule Deer and Rocky Mountain Elk.

6145 County Rd 94
Lookout, California


41.2191300N, 121W


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