The Spencer Place, Oregon
Property Types: Ranches, Home
The Spencer Place is a rare opportunity to own 257 +/- acres in the heart of the Keating Valley. The ranch consists of excellent quality silt loam soils which are great for grazing and crop production. The seller estimates a grazing capacity between 200 - 220 pairs for 7 months. Primary water rights for 244 acres are delivered via flood through a ditch system connected to the Powder River. The irrigation season typically runs through the summer on good water years. There are two homes, a shop, and barn on the ranch.
The Keating Valley is an excellent location for cattle ranches with its mild climate and longer than average growing season for NE Oregon. The area is well known for the high quality cattle ranches that populate the valley. The Powder River flows through the middle of the valley on its trip to mee the Snake River.
The ranch is located just 15 ½ miles from historic downtown Baker City, known for its strong agricultural community and warm small-town culture. The vibrant downtown has retained the architectural features from the city’s historic past and features numerous dining options, an excellent variety of local shops, multiple museums and other cultural attractions.
Northeast Oregon is a region well known for its high-quality historic farms, ranches, and productive agricultural lands. The region is also an outdoor recreational paradise, with access to thousands of acres of public lands. A few of the endless activities include fishing the Grande Ronde and Snake Rivers, hunting trophy class deer and elk, to skiing some of the best powder snow you can find in the western United States. Northeast Oregon is home to abundant water, including the Snake River, which the Powder River flows into, that allows for excellent fishing, white water rafting, water sports, and many other recreational opportunities.