Listing ID: Alpine #5317
Up to 250 acres for lease in Markleeville. 120 acres of flat flood irrigated pasture and 130 of pine/sagebrush forest along both sides of the west fork of the Carson River. Historically used as summer cattle pasture, with ample water from springs and river. Adequate space for vegetable crops in sandy loam soils, and great access to a well-traveled but slow mph road.
2 bedroom 2 bath house possibly included in the lease.
We currently manage a ranch in Petaluma and don’t have enough time to utilize the space up in Markleeville, but are really interested in supporting another agrarian.
An opportunity to pursue an agricultural business in a supportive community.
Current Use of Property: Cattle (beef);Forage crops;Pasture
Current farming practices on property: None of the above/Not sure
Building and Infrastructure: 2 bedroom 2 bathroom house, electric fencing, no ag buildings
Acres Available for Lease or Purchase: 250
Land Suitable For: Cattle (beef);Forage crops;Goats/Sheep;Grains;Market garden;Orchard;Pasture;Poultry/Fowl;Row crops;Berries;Flowers
With Housing: Yes
Land is fenced: Yes
Landowner's preferred business arrangement: Lease;Partnership
Soil Quality and Type: Cattle (beef);Forage crops;Goats/Sheep;Grains;Market garden;Orchard;Pasture;Poultry/Fowl;Row crops;Berries;Flowers
Currently Living on Farm: Yes
Landowner is willing to advise or mentor the tenant farmer: Yes
On-site Housing is Available: Yes