Along the banks of the Snake River lays this productive farm ground. The river, the Idaho / Oregon state line and Napton River Road provide borders. The rural communities of Adrian, Oregon and Homedale, Idaho are the heart of the area with the larger towns of Ontario, Oregon and Nampa, Idaho a mere 30-45 minutes away.
The 117± acres with 93± acres in crops. There is also an additional 15± acres under sub irrigation. The USDA rates the irrigated land as “Prime Farmland” with Class 3 soils. Water rights are directly from the Snake River. Those 74.64± acre rights have a priority dates back to 1920 and 1945. The two 25 HP pumps generate the water out of the river. Irrigation is delivered by 2 pivots with pods watering the corners. The larger of the two pivots it set up for remote operation.
The remaining acreage, including the sub-irrigated land, tracks along the Snake River. The soil has been rejuvenating naturally in the sub-irrigated field. Plans are to plant it in pasture this year. Additionally, the spring fed year-round stream that sits just off the property also flows through this portion of land.
The seller currently has the property in hay and pasture, with an emphasis on an organic operation (non-certified) Also, a new owner could easily produce most row crops grown in the area.
Because of the river and live stream the property produces lots of wildlife, hunting, fishing and recreation possibilities. A boat ramp with a gravel base affords a great location to access the river. There are large sections of gravel below the surface. Test holes have not been dug, but from holes dug for operation purposes, it appears there is a good amount of gravel .
The old mobile home holds the building site, which offers tremendous views up and down river. There is an abandoned septic and domestic water was from a spring that originates on the property. You could keep the same source (if allowed by county) or drill a well.
The Snake River flows the length of the property that affords 3/4 of a mile of accessible river frontage. There are trees and other wildlife habitat along the river providing for great cover for both deer and birds (upland and waterfowl). Not to mention, the fishing and boating on the river. Taking full advantage of all the area has to offer, the popular Succor Creek Recreation Area is nearby.
The Adrian Snake River Farm is a great way to expand your current operation, start a new operation, or as an investment and recreation land. As well as, offering a private and quiet setting for a permanent residence or a weekend getaway.