INGRESS AND EGRESS: Heading north on Interstate 5 to Red Bluff take the South Main Street exit off of Interstate 5. Turn left on South Main Street and go over the overpass to Luther Road. Head west on Luther Road a couple miles until it ends at Paskenta Road. Turn left and head south about a mile to Live Oak Road then turn right and head west to a sign saying Red Bank Road. Turn left on Red Bank Road and proceed to property address of 16100 Red Bank Road. The main house sits about 250 yards from Red Bank Road.
DESCRIPTION: Gorgeous 146-acre ranch with 83 acres of income producing walnut orchards and approximately 59 acres of fenced pasture area perfect for horses, cattle or farmland. There is a beautiful 2,000 sq. ft. farmhouse with an additional 600 sq. ft. of enclosed porches and future in-law setup/second master suite. The second residence is a 1993 three bedroom and one bath manufactured home and there are two metal shops (one 30x50 w/3 roll up doors and one 10x14 w/1 roll up door) as well as various outbuildings. There are 3 agricultural wells and 1 residential well. The property is located in the Williamson Act for lower property taxes. The setting this offers is unlike any other in Tehama County.
HISTORIC FARM HOUSE: Gorgeous turn of the century traditional style 2,000 sq. ft. farmhouse built in 1903 full of character and charm yet it has been extensively updated with a roof, HVAC, most windows are double pane, beautifully remodeled kitchen and a large attached 2-car finished garage. All 3 bedrooms are generously sized as well as an office. An additional 638 sq. ft. was added in 2009 that makes a possible future in-law set up and the addition is stubbed for a bathroom and kitchen or could be a second master suite. Buyer to verify county requirements to finish the addition. There is a spacious country kitchen updated in approximately 2006 and a cozy wood stove that gives it that traditional farm house style. The downstairs master bedroom offers a walk-in closet as well as tons of storage space throughout the home. The tall ceilings and abundance of windows give the home a very light and bright feel and the custom built-ins are a special touch. Two fireplaces as well as a zoned central heating and air conditioning system make the home more energy efficient and comfortable. At dawn and dusk watch the deer, turkey and other wildlife wander the orchards from the screened in front porch. The high-end backup generator supplies power to the whole house in case of a power outage. A brand new septic system was installed and there is a clear pest report.
ORCHARDS: There is 83 acres of walnut orchard including Chandler, Ashely and Tehama varieties. Property consists of Class I and II soil. There are 214 new Chandlers planted on 7/8 rootstock on RX1. Tree spacing is 24’ for the Tehama and Ashley blocks and 25’ to 27’ for the Chandler block of trees. Micro-jet irrigation system is in place for most of the orchards. 50 acres of older orchards can be removed to be replanted or used as farming/pasture land or continued to be harvested. The 34 acres of Chandler walnuts can continue to bring in a nice income if the other orchards are removed. This property is extremely versatile with desirable soil types and high producing well systems for irrigation.
PROPERTY AND ZONING: The property is zoned AG-1 Agricultural/Upland District. Ride your horse along the banks of North Fork of Red Bank Creek that borders the property to the East and another seasonal creek that meanders through the property offering a great water source to animals part of the year. There are two fenced pastures and a fenced fruit orchard which includes apples, nectarines, peaches, pears, pistachios, cherries, mandarin oranges, Asian pears and figs. There is also a pomegranate, quince and grape arbor. Most of the land is level to rolling topography and the residences are set apart from each other and secluded from neighboring properties. Abundant amounts of wildlife and hunting opportunities including wild turkey, deer, rabbit, squirrels, ducks, wild pigs and dove.
WATER SYSTEMS AND MINERAL RIGHTS: The 3 irrigation wells pump between 200-420 gallons per minute each from the 2006 records. A new motor and casing were put in the largest well in 2014. The residential well has newer pressure tanks from 2014 and supplies water to both homes. All mineral rights owned by the seller go with the property. The pond acts as an overflow for the irrigation and creates a peaceful view from the house since it attracts an abundance of wildlife.
SHOP AND OUTBUILDINGS: There is a huge 30x50 Hicorp Steele metal shop with a concrete floor, insulated ceiling, three 10x14 automatic
rollup doors, two are drive through, one side door, 220 and 110 power. Another spacious 10x14 metal shop with a double roll up door has 110 and 220 power. Several other outbuildings and covered parking areas for equipment add a lot of value.
ADDITIONAL WELL INFORMATION FROM PREVIOUS SALE RECORDS: The 15 horsepower electric turbine pumps approximately 325 gallons per minute. The 25 horsepower electric turbine pumps approximately 420 gallons per minute and the 7.5 horsepower electric submersible pumps
approximately 200 gallons per minute. There is a ¼ horsepower electric submersible pump on the residential well. A new buyer must verify the wells capacities during their due diligence period.