WALLA WALLA VALLEY AVA – VINEYARD DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY FOR SALE
We have available for acquisition a prime irrigated parcel that is bordered by wine vineyards giving the property potential for vineyard development. This opportunity lies approximately three miles Northwest of Milton Freewater, OR near the intersection of Edwards Rd and Lower Dry Creek Rd in Umatilla County and lying within the Walla Walla Valley American Viticultural Area, a sub-appellation of the Columbia Valley AVA.
Water rights for irrigation and frost control and to be included with the acquisition of the property, consist of a ground water right accessed from wells located on an adjacent property through a shared water use and maintenance agreement. The property is accessed via paved, county roads and graveled, private farm access roads.
From the west edge of Milton-Freewater, follow Prunedale Dr (Co 650 Rd) northwest approximately .8 miles. At the Y, veer right and follow Co 517 Rd North (turns into County Rd and Edwards Rd) for approximately 1.75 miles. Property is located on the south side of the road, behind the house on the corner. House is not included in the sale.
2,500 square foot m/l maintenance shop and equipment staging and storage areas.
Per the Umatilla County Assessor, there are 37 +/- total acres available. The property was once planted in a 33.81 acre apple orchard. The orchard has since been removed and the property is bare ground ready for vineyard or alternative crop development. The remaining 3.2 acres are made up of roads, a 2,500 +/- square foot maintenance shop and equipment staging and storage areas.
Per the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, precipitation on this farm averages 12 – 14 inches per year. Soils consist of Ellisforde Silt Loam across approximately 11.3 acres with one to twenty percent slopes and Umapine Silt Loam across approximately 25.4 acres with zero to three percent slopes. Elevation of the asset ranges from approximately 850 to 815 feet.
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