104± Acres
Del Norte County, California

Wetherell Ranch

ID: 21495
Status: Available
Price: $1,400,000
Acres: 104±
Price Per Acre: $13,462
Type: Farms, Ranches
City, State: Crescent City, California
County: Del Norte
ZIP Code: 95531
Lat/Long: 41.8963, -124.1636
Presented By: Mary Earlley | GRI


The Smith River is the only undammed river in California. It flows 25 miles from the Klamath Mountain range to the Pacific and is recognized as a Wild and Scenic River. It is a river known for outstanding Salmon and Steelhead fishing. This property is approximately 4.5 miles from the mouth of the Pacific Ocean. There are 104 +/- acres with 100 acres of level, prime irrigated farmland with water rights and approximately 260 lineal feet of Smith River frontage. There is an excellent spot to construct a home or fishing retreat. Power and water are on the property. Located less than 4 road miles away is the Tolowa Dunes State Park, consisting of 5,000 acres for hiking and horseback riding and over 5 miles of ocean front enjoyment. 

 Soils:    The soils are a 196 classification Madriver, 0 to 2% slope. The soils have few limitations that restrict use. It is suited for a wide range of plants and may be used safely for irrigated crops, pasture, rangeland and wildlife. 

 Water Rights:   There are 100 acres of irrigated water rights with a good irrigation well and power in place. The well was drilled in 1970, has a 50 hp pump, and is approximately 35 ft. deep with a 16" hole. There are no water usage limitations in place on this property, according to the owner. 

 Power:     Pacific Power & Light is the power provider for this area in Del Norte County.  The distance to Crescent City is approximately 12 miles. 

 Growing Season:   This area is known as a generally year-round growing season with minimal freezing weather. 

 Fish Hatchery:   The Rowdy Creek Fish Hatchery is located approximately 1 mile below this property. 

 Organic Growing Opportunity:   The property can be timely certified for organic agriculture as the owners have managed this land in a way that will allow it to be certified immediately, according to the owner. 

 Partitioning:   This property is subject to a completed and approved partitioning of this property from a larger land holding. Surveying is being completed. This request meets county land use standards. An easement will be provided by Seller to provide the appropriate ingress and egress. 

 Listing Broker- Jim Whitney, CCIM, CLE

This property is Co-Listed with Ming Tree Real Estate, Crescent City, CA.

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