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El Dorado #5415


El Dorado #5415


Up to 40 acres for lease in Placerville, not currently farmed but set up and farmed in the past as a major pear producer. Entire property is approximately 280 acres with multiple houses which are inhabited by the owners and hosts a vineyard that is contracted by a local winery. The portion of the property for lease includes approximately 10 acres existing apple and pear orchards and the rest has been cleared of orchard and is ready for row crops or establishment of perennials. There is additional acreage available for grazing possibilities, forest products, walnuts, and the potential for a farm stand on the neighboring property. Tenant could also construct greenhouses for nursery products or structures for aquaculture.

Whole property is at 2300 ft and includes:
Some cross-fencing
3 ponds
perrenial streams
diversion ditch irrigation system with copious water
south fork american river watershed
apple hill area, ten minutes to Placerville center
close to Carson Road / Highway 50
Ponderosa Pine, Cedar, Black Oak, Madrone woodlands
Large deer, turkey and geese populations

Family owned and operated for over 30 years
Land stewardship practiced by three generations of same family
Upcoming major project for landowners: heavy fuels reduction in forested areas; aquaculture

Current farming practices on property: Organic

Acres Available for Lease or Purchase: 40

County: El Dorado

Land is fenced: Yes

Landowner's preferred business arrangement: Lease;Partnership;Cropshare

On-site Housing is Available: Yes

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