Status: For Sale
Price Per Acre: $23,951
This 205.21± acre almond and pistachio opportunity is in the desirable farming area of Shafter, CA. The orchards are in full production and have strong production history. All of the land is in Semi-Tropic Water Storage District boundaries with 39.23± acres receiving contract water with the balance of the land being eligible for non-contract water. The farm has one agricultural well. This opportunity features; Semi-Tropic WSD and well water, mature almond and pistachio orchards, excellent production history, strong soils, income, and tax benefits.
The offering begins ½ mile west of intersection of Rowlee Road and Riverside Street. The property is approximately 9± miles west of Shafter, 21± miles northwest of Bakersfield, 123± miles north of Los Angeles and 268± miles south of San Francisco.
APN: 087-100-08, 16, 17, and 34, and 087-130-09, 10 and 11. Seller is in the process of completing a lot line adjustment to add 8± acres of Almonds to 087-100-08 from adjoining 087-100-35.
The property is improved with one well and is located in Semi-Tropic Water Storage District (STWSD). The well is equipped with a diesel motor, gear head, fuel tank, spin clean filter, and acid injection system. 39.23± acres have 137.3 AF of contract water entitlement delivered through meter B-30. The balance of the farm can receive non-contract water through meter BR 293T. The owner is not currently using the district water. In 2019 the contract water costs were $58/AF for the water charge and $49/AF for additional water use charge. Non-contract water is available in 2019 at $102/AF. In 2019/20 on behalf of the STWSD the Kern County Tax Collector collects a total charge of $140±/acre with the property taxes. The almonds are irrigated with a fan jet system, the pistachios with a single line drip system, all through an in-line spin clean filter, but the system is not set up to run district water.
The site is zoned A (Exclusive Agricultural) and is not enrolled in the Williamson Act according to the county website.