Sundown Vineyard & Rural Homesite, Oregon
Property Types: Farms
Activities & Amenities
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Welcome to Sundown vineyard, an stunning rural lifestyle property located in the rolling hills of Southwest Medford. Situated on 106.61 acres, this property has it all: water rights for agricultural uses, recreational acreage for your outdoor enjoyment, and a legal home site to build your estate home – all while providing outstanding views of the valley with close proximity to town. The double-wide manufactured dwelling provides efficient living space and secures the legal home site, which boasts stunning views of the valley to the northwest and excellent privacy. A property of this size and combination of property attributes and ease of access are rarely offered on the market. This property hasn’t changed family ownership in over three generations!
The phenomenal location is just minutes from all the conveniences of Medford and is centrally located within Southern Oregon. The setting makes the property well-suited for a private retreat, and has stunning views of Mount McLoughlin, Lower Table Rock, and Upper Table Rock. This property offers someone a great opportunity for an income producing property with privacy, views, and vast recreational opportunities – there is even an old gold mine!
The property benefits from 34.10 acres of water rights from the Talent Irrigation District and has 22.81 net acres of mixed varietal vineyard (with 15.78 net acres producing and the remainder being trellis only). Of the producing vineyard blocks, varieties include Pinot Gris, Viognier, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Petit Syrah, and Grenache. The vineyard is currently leased, with the lease ending after harvest in 2022.
The current irrigation system for the vineyard operation is delivered via buried mainline which connects to the vineyard’s drip irrigation system. The agricultural components of the property have a mix of Class I Medford silty clay loam, Class II Evans loam and Gregory silty clay loam, and Class IV Debenger-Brader loam. These soils are a common soil type for local vineyards and other irrigated crops.
With an approved farm labor dwelling as well, the property is already set-up for a rural estate with on-site farm management. The staging area near the entrance to the property has ample level acreage for supporting agricultural structures such as shops, barns, or other outbuildings.
The property is comprised of one tax lot zoned Exclusive Farm Use. There is currently one homesite associated with the property (buyer to do their due diligence regarding any potential homesites). The current zoning allows for the construction of agricultural support buildings for equipment, product storage, farm office, and more. A farm manager’s dwelling has also been approved and secured by an existing double-wide mobile home (buyer to complete due diligence on all new potential land use changes, farm labor double-wide manufactured negotiable but not included as it is owned by the tenant). Access is directly off of paved Cordelia Way. There is also easy access to I-5 as well as the Rogue Valley International Airport.
Medford is centrally located on Interstate 5 in-between Grants Pass and Ashland, and is in a region is known for its beautiful rural estates, vineyards, and productive agricultural lands. The area is known as a developing wine region and niche agricultural community with a strong small-town culture. The climate is highly sought after with four distinct seasons including mild winters and long growing seasons. The area is also an outdoor recreational paradise, with access to thousands of acres of public lands, phenomenal hiking, great camping and RV’ing, horseback riding, and Crater Lake National Park. Southern Oregon is home to abundant water, including the world-renowned Rogue River which offers phenomenal fishing, white water rafting, and many other recreational opportunities. The Applegate and Illinois Rivers, in addition to over ten other lakes, provide southern Oregon residents ample options for enjoying livewater adventures.