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Highly productive irrigated patures with great water resources characterize this 520+ acres located on the coquille river near the Oregon Coast. Based on the current operator's experience, this ranch is about as drought proof as you can find.This property is located only 17 minutes away from the desirable coastal community of Bandon Oregon. Bandon is famous for its scenic beaches, great food, world class golf, and a charming small town culture. Another great travel destination located 30 minutes away is the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area where you can rip through the sand on your off-road vehicle. Summer temperatures see an average high of only 73F with an average low of 51F offering a great climate.Also available for sale separate from this offering, is a custom home that sits on top of a private 20-acre knoll contiguous to the ranch. Please contact the listing agent for more information on this additional property.The Coquille River Farmland consists of approximately 529+- acres of farm ground that is Certified Organic. The property has 413 acres of water rights and is flood irrigated with the use of technologically advanced tidal gates. Irrigation is quite easy and takes minimal labor. Simply open the gates to a desired height when it's time to apply water and close them when done. The flood irrigation combined with deep soils and quality grazing practices make this some of the most productive summer grazing in the Pacific Northwest, If not the world. Soils in the area are estimated to be upwards of +/- 100 feet deep. The property is currently used for organic cattle production and stocks yearling cattle for six to eight months. Other crops grown in the area include potatoes, corn, and grain hay.The property is broken into two non-contiguous tracks known as the East Ranch and West Ranch. The west ranch adjoins the 20-acre homesite parcel and includes 280 acres, barn, and a quarter mile of Coquille River frontage. Connected by an easement road, the East Ranch is a total of 248 acres. Each track is set up for rotational grazing with well-placed fencing and an underground water system.In addition to being a productive cattle ranch operation, the ranch has great opportunities for outdoor recreation. Approximately 415+-acres flood in the winter months and becomes world-class waterfowl hunting. Steelhead and salmon are very abundant in the Coquille River that borders the farmland. Being only miles away from the Pacific Ocean, the fish are known to fight hard as you reel them in.As said by Mark Twain, "They aren't making more land". The opportunity to own a property like this is becoming more rare each and every day. Don't let this opportunity pass by. Contact the listing agent today!