81127 & 81338 Rail Hollow Rd
Dufur, OR 97021
Located roughly 6 miles south of the City of Dufur, and approximately 21 miles from The Dalles, you will find this stunning +/- 1462 acre wheat, alfalfa, and livestock ranch. This property is truly unique, offering great opportunity for farming and ranching as well as ample recreational value for the outdoorsman.
Words can not describe the breathtaking views and unbelievable scenery that this property offers. Located just minutes from the Columbia River, the Deschutes River, and Mt Hood is just the beginning of what makes this property extremely special. The current owners have done a fantastic job keeping the property groomed and well maintained. The diverse topography is made up of rolling hills, farm ground, and timber patches. Trails are cut through the different portions of the property to make it easily accessible.
This property has tremendous opportunity for various crops. Currently the owners have the farm planted in wheat but have had success with alfalfa, orchard grass, and oats as well. On the typical year the current owners have been able to irrigate roughly 250-300 acres depending on how much water is available from Orchard Ridge Ditch. While the remaining non irrigated acres can still produce a high yield crop. All irrigation equipment is included in the sale, as well as 3 grain large grain storage bins.
Water Rights - 639 Acres of Water Rights
Irrigation Source - Orchard Ridge Ditch, 15 Mile Stream
Along with the irrigated and non irrigated farm ground is a great opportunity for this property to support a good sized cattle operation. The number of cattle this property could support would depend heavily on the owners management decisions with the farm ground and pasture ground. The property is fenced and cross fenced and the fencing has been maintained extremely well.
Tillable Ground and Acres
1 Stick built Farm House currently under remodel
1 Manufactured Home - 3 bed, 2 bath
Multiple Equipment Buildings
This property is home to a wide variety of wildlife including Mule Deer, Blacktail Deer, Whitetail Deer, Rocky Mountain Elk, and Turkey. It is very rare to find a property that has such a mix of deer species. The elk numbers in this area are very strong and this is one of those properties that elk hunters dream of having access to. While this has great opportunity for hunters, fishing in the area is great as well. The Deschutes River is just 25 minutes to the east and the Columbia River is just 25 minutes to the North. Overall, the recreational value that this properties offers is outstanding.
Distance to Other Cities
Dufur - 7 Miles
The Dalles - 22 Miles
Maupin - 31 Miles
Hood River - 44 Miles
Madras - 78 Miles
Portland - 106 Miles
Bend - 121 Miles
Zoning - EFU
Estimated Taxes - $5511.00
Mineral Rights - The owner does not warrant that there are any mineral rights available. However, any mineral rights owned by the seller are included as part of the sale.
Directions/Access - From The Dalles, OR, head south on HWY 197 for roughly 15 miles. Turn right on Heimrich Street and then a left on Dufur Valley Rd. Follow Dufur Valley Rd until you reach Rail Hollow Road on your left. Take Rail Hollow Rd for roughly 3 miles until you reach the property.
Creeks/Water - Irrigation and Domestic Water supplied from Orchard Ridge Ditch and Fifteen Mile Creek. Orchard Ridge Ditch runs directly through the property. Various ponds are located throughout the property as well.
Map and Taxlot - 2S13E01200, 2S13E61200, 2S12E01900
Acreage - 1462 Acres
County - Wasco County
Elevation/Climate - Roughly 1400'. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 121. On average, there are 174 sunny days per year in Dufur, Oregon. The July high is around 85 degrees.
Department of Fish and Wildlife - http://www.dfw.state.or.us/
Wasco County - http://www.co.wasco.or.us/
Oregon Water Resources - http://www.oregon.gov/owrd/pages/offices.aspx#District03
Offered By: Land and Wildlife