Morales Ranch

El Dorado, California

$3,000,000 | 1,843.68 ± Acres | El Dorado County

A golden opportunity to own the 1,843.68-acre Morales Ranch in the rolling foothills of El Dorado County, CA! The ranch is ideally located just 20 minutes south of the historically rich town of Placerville, CA. Secluded and private, the ranch offers easy access to modern conveniences.

Currently used for cattle grazing with an existing cattle lease, the ranch’s rolling topography, perimeter fencing, and existing livestock equipment provide a solid foundation for continued agricultural pursuits. Water on the property includes a large stocked pond and East Big Canyon Creek meandering through the eastern and southern areas. Enjoy year-round recreation on the property: fish for Largemouth bass in the stocked pond, hunt game such as deer, turkey, & bear, or explore the ranch on horseback or ATV. This open space will remain preserved as the ranch is under a conservation easement.

The ranch headquarters, situated at approximately 1,400 ft elevation, features a main house, a four-car garage with an apartment, a barn, a large workshop, and a shed. There is also a manufactured caretaker’s home located near the entrance of the property. If you’re looking for a tranquil, secluded ranch with endless possibilities, coupled with outdoor recreational opportunities and easily accessible to in-town or big city conveniences, Morales Ranch is your golden nugget! Majority of the property is in the Williamson Act.

  • 20 minutes south of Placerville, CA
  • Private & secluded
  • Under a Conservation Easement: Requires the property be “preserved and used for grazing land, wildlife habitat, & recreational open space”
  • Currently used for cattle grazing
  • Income-generating cattle lease in place
  • Perimeter fencing, livestock pens, squeeze chute, & feeders
  • Water: large pond stocked with Largemouth bass & East Big Canyon Creek
  • East Big Canyon Creek meanders the eastern and southern areas
  • Year-round recreation
  • Wildlife include: deer, turkey, & bear
  • Enjoy activities like hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and exploring on ATV
  • Headquarters: Main home, four-car garage with apartment, barn, large workshop, & shed
  • Manufactured caretaker home near entrance
  • One hour drive east of Sacramento, CA

660 Sand Ridge Road
El Dorado, California


38.5857035N, 120W


$8,798/year (2023)


Todd Renfrew
Todd Renfrew

Office: (707) 455-4444
Fax: (707) 455-0455

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