Leavitt Lake Ranch

Susanville, California

$3,900,000 | 1,360 ± Acres | Lassen County

Expansive working cattle and hay ranch, including a large commercial feedlot. This ranch is certified organic in both crop and beef production. This one of a kind property is located at the end of a private gravel road and backs to a State Wildlife Area. The ranch totals 1360 acres and includes approximately 650 acres of hay production with the balance in sub-irrigated pastures and Leavitt Lake frontage. There are 350 water shares from Lassen Irrigation District plus and additional 1 cfs of river water and 160 ac feet of free water.  There are five ag wells and five center pivots used for irrigation when river water dries up. There is a commercial size feedlot with 4000 feet of feed bunks and 13 paddocks. The ranch includes all the cattle working facilities you could ever need including a scale house and covered working chute with lights and electricity. There is one main house and a duplex modular bunkhouse that can be used for employee housing or as a rental. There is a large 50'x100' shop, two pole barns for hay storage, and a commodity barn for grain and hay. There is a large set of solar panels that help power the pivot irrigation system to save on electricity costs.  There is an annual hunting lease and the property comes with two deer tags for the X6a zone. This ranch has a conservation easement on it so it will never be developed and remain and working ranch. Beautiful 360° views and very secluded yet only 6 miles from the town of Susanville, a full service community.

  • 650 acres of irrigated hayland
  • 5 Center Pivots
  • 5 Ag Wells (production range from 1200 gpm to 400 gpm)
  • 350 water shares from Lassen Irrigation Company at $38/share
  • 160 acres of free water from Lassen Irrigation Company
  • 1 cubic feet per second of Susan River water
  • Large commercial feedlot
  • Includes Leavitt Lake frontage and lake
  • Backs up to State Wildlife Area
  • Custom remodeled farmhouse
  • Additional modular duplex for employees or rental income
  • Approximately 250 acres of sub-irrigated pasture
  • Large shop, pole barns, commodity barn
  • Numerous other barns and outbuildings
  • Solar panels used for ag well power
  • Livestock handling facilities
  • Two landowner deer tags in X6a
  • Access to fishing and hunting around the lake shore
  • Private and secluded yet close to town

470-100 Buffum Lane
Susanville, California


40.3539648N, 120W

Follow Highway 395 north past the Highway 36 intersection (near Susanville), follow Highway 395 for approximately 4 miles to Buffum Lane, turn right on Buffam Lane and follow to the end of the road, which is the ranch entrance

$23,583/year (2019)

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