River’s Edge Ranch

McArthur, California

$4,895,000 | 567 ± Acres | Lassen County

River’s Edge Ranch: It’s a rare occasion that a pristine ranch such as this becomes available. Located on the banks of Pit River with over two miles of river frontage, in the beautiful Fall River Valley. Water and fertile soil are key factors to this high producing ranch, along with excellent management; the combination has created a dynasty.
The ranch consists of 567 acres in three parcels, situated in a tranquil setting with sweeping views of river, valley and mountains. Offering 450 +/- acres under production, a spectacular 4,400 sf. custom home, barns, shop, outbuildings, second home and 1400 ft. runway. Well maintained roads throughout, truly a magnificent ranch.

  • The irrigated ground covers 450 +/- acres, producing high yields with 43 acres in orchard grass, 196 acres in timothy, 72 acres of timothy mix, 54 acres in meadow grass, and 85 acres in alfalfa hay. With an average of 8 to 9 ton per acre, annual production is between 3600 to 4050 ton. This is one of the best, and highest producing ranches in the North State.
  • WATER – Excellent water supply from well, springs and river. The springs along this stretch of the river keep it flowing year round, even in drought years. The impressive flood irrigation is set up with underground mainline and return ditch system. Additional underground pressurized mainline services the pivot, 2 wheel lines along with some hand line. There are three pumps in the river, pulling 6700 GPM, together with 1 well, spring fed pond and ditch pumps providing an additional 2400 GPM. Imagine, 9100 GPM at your fingertips! A third well was tested at 2000 GPM, not in use and a 25 HP river pump, is not in use.
  • The stunning three story 4400 sf. home is a masterpiece. Hand picked clear pine graces the walls, entry, stairs and upstairs landing. Floor to second story lava rock fire place in living and lounge area. Featuring four bedrooms and four baths. Master suite has high ceilings, fireplace, dressing room with built in dresser. Jacuzzi tub and tile shower. Kitchen has wood stove on raised brick hearth, island bar with range and converted grill. All tile counters and floors, custom oak cabinets with many extra features and large pantry. Dumbwaiter in kitchen to upstairs master suite and down to rec-room. Large office with built in desk area and cabinets. Laundry is spacious with solid wall cabinets, sewing center, laundry chute from upstairs and folding counter. Lower rec-room has full bath and sauna, wine cellar and hobby/storage room. So many extra features like solid wood windows and built in vacuum system. Tiled mud room and two car garage. Paved tree lined drive to front and lower level. Covered deck on three sides, open back deck facing the river and southern exposure. Generator system automatically starts with loss of power. Second cedar sided home has fantastic setting on a knoll with views up and down river. Open plan with 1354 sf. of living space, three bedrooms and two baths, great covered front deck for year round enjoyment. Each home has it’s own well and pump system. Several varieties of fruit trees including apple, nectarine, apricot and peach.
  • Additional amenities include an old barn converted into shop with 14’ roll up door, double barrel wood stove, concrete floor and upstairs storage, scale system to the side has components and weights, not in use but should be able to be brought up to “scale”. Equipment storage barn with enclosed bay on one end with concrete floor, 4 pole barns, hay/livestock barn with corrals, loading chute and large garden area. Feeding barn with feeders on two sides, three old grain silo’s, now used for storage, chicken coupe, metal chemical container with water mixing system and a fabulous three story old barn ready for your imagination! There is a fantastic view point on the north side, build a cabin or just create a unique viewing area, there is a good road up the hillside to the viewpoint.
  • Recreation on the ranch is a nice bonus, plus an amazing variety of wildlife, historically some of the largest bucks in Lassen County make this ranch their home. (Pick up the adjoining 120 acres, bringing the ranch up to 687 acres, enough to qualify for a landowner tag) Located in a dedicated flyway for waterfowl creates the ultimate hunting experience, a small area along the river has been planted in oats, which really brings the birds in. As well as providing great cover for dove and quail. Fishing the river for bass and catfish, along with a few swimming holes, is a great way to spend time with family.
  • This incredible hay ranch is ready for turn key ownership. Seller has provided an equipment list that can be purchased in a separate personal property contract. The ranch is a pleasure to show, simply stunning setting.
  • River Edge Ranch can be viewed by appointment to qualified buyers by contacting Donna Utterback or Rich Callision.

000-000 Pit River Canyon Road
McArthur, California


41.0437763N, 121W

  • Located in the beautiful Fall River Valley just over the Lassen County line.
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Donna Utterback
Donna Utterback

Cell: (530) 604-0700
Office: (530) 336-6869

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