Status: For Sale
Price Per Acre: $19,500
This 631.12± assessed acre opportunity is planted to 602.97± acres of almonds. Additionally, there is an equipment yard, one steel framed shop, and one filter station enclosed with a steel frame metal building. The property is located in Semi-Tropic Water Storage District and has 2 non-contract turn-outs and 3 pump-back meters. Additional water can be purchased from the water district when available, though the property does not have contract water. The offering also features productive soils, income, tax benefits, and is a desirable area for almonds & pistachios.
The Southeast corner of Wildwood Road and Sherwood Avenue. Approximately 4± miles northwest of the City of Wasco and 35± miles northwest of the City of Bakersfield, CA.
The property is irrigated by 4 wells and can be served by Semi-Tropic WSD non-contract water when available. The wells are equipped with a 300HP electric motor, and 250HP, 300HP & 300HP natural gas engines. The land is entitled to receive intermittent water from Semi-Tropic Water Storage District (STWSD) through 2 intermittent service meters (J3 & J4). The site has 3 pumpback meters to pump water into the district (J1GW, J5GW & J17GW). In 2020 the district water costs are $112/AF starting May 1st and $106/AF starting November 1st. Pursuant to the STWSD intermittent agreement STWSD has the right to use the wells to pump back a balance of 7,700AF (as of 12-31-18) of water into the district when needed at STWSD expense and when the owner is not using the wells. In 2019/20, on behalf of the STWSD the Kern County Tax collector collected a Charge of $139±/acre with the 2019/20 property taxes. The orchard is irrigated by a nicely appointed fan jet system, with one reservoir, sand media filters & natural gas booster pumps inside a steel framed shop, acid injection system, and gypsum silo.
A (Exclusive Agricultural)