Widow Valley

Lookout, California

$2,900,000 | 1,737 ± Acres | Modoc County

PROPERTY TYPE: Sold

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION:

This 1737 acre property is located in Northeastern California in Modoc County. The ranch has over 400 irrigated acres with adjudicated water rights and a new 2500 GPM ag well. Adjoining the property is approximately 25,000 acres of private grazing permit ground that the ranch has been leasing. The permit capacity is approximately 1435 AUM's. The deeded ground can run 1200 AUM's and that gives the ranch approximately 440 cow/calf pairs for the season. This is a great summer cattle ranch with cool evenings and nice warm days.

PROPERTY HIGHLIGHTS:
  • This 1737acre property is located in Northeastern California in Modoc County. The ranch is in the Big Valley area where the counties of Lassen, Shasta, Siskiyou and Modoc meet. The Valley has four little towns; Adin, Lookout, Bieber and Nubieber. The ranch is about 5 miles from the town of Lookout, 7 miles from Beiber, 9 miles from Nubieber and 17 miles from Adin.
  • The 400 + acres of meadows are irrigated and sub-irrigated. The meadows are fenced and cross fenced1The remaining deeded ground is timberlands with approximately 2.5 million board feet of timber. The ranch was last logged in 2000 and they did a good job chipping and thinning out the left over trees.
  • 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 owner installed a new pump and panel for an irrigation well that produces 2500 GPM from an electric pump. The owner has also put in a new electric motor and pump for the windmill well that feeds consistent stock water. The house gets its water from a house well that produces approximately 10 GPM.
  • Adjoining the 1737 acres is approximately 25,000 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 1435 AUM’s. The deeded ground can run 1200 AUM’s and that gives the ranch approximately 440 cow/calf pairs for the season.
  • The home is a classic ranch home that was built in 2006. 1400 sq ft, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, pier and post construction, hardy board on wood frame, metal roof, nice wood stove and monitor oil heater. Each bedroom and bathroom have their own electric heating units.
  • The turn of the century 6000 sq ft barn has been nicely restored. There is a nice big heated tack room, storage area and new cement for the support corners and new metal roof.
  • This ranch is a recreation wonderland. The access out the back gate to the National Forest gives the hunter, hiker or horse enthusiast miles to roam and explore.
  • 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.
  • Modoc County is a sportsmen paradise. There are three species of big game hunting, antelope, Mule Deer and Rocky Mountain Elk. The mule deer are here year round, but come in heavy during May fawning season. If you are lucky enough to get a tag, you can go to Modoc National Forest and get a Rocky Mountain Elk.
ADDRESS:

6145 County Road 94
Lookout, California

COORDINATES:

41.2007240N, 121W

LOCATION/DIRECTIONS:
  • From the Bay Area, head North on Highway 5 and at Redding take Highway 299 East and go through the towns of Burney and Fall River Mills.
  • Stay on Highway 299 and you will drive into the Big Valley and drive through the towns of Nubieber and Bieber.
  • As you pass Bieber make a left on Bieber Lookout road and follow the road for 3.8 miles, make left and drive into Lookout.
  • Stay on Main Street and you will run into County road 93.
  • Make a right and follow the road for a few miles and make a left on a gravel road labeled Widow Valley Rd and follow the road to the ranch.
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