Introducing the Lone Valley Ranch, an exceptional private valley tucked away just outside the sought-after community of Joseph, OR. This remarkable property presents a fully operational and efficient cattle ranch, encompassing a balanced blend of irrigated farmland, expansive rangeland, and USFS grazing allotments. As you explore this ranch on horseback, you'll be captivated by breathtaking views of the Wallowa Mountains and Seven Devils Range, meandering through picturesque valleys, canyons, rolling hills, and grassy meadows. It's a truly rare find, offering unmatched privacy in close proximity to town. Prepare for an action-packed hunting experience, abundant with majestic bucks and thriving elk populations. With its diverse income streams, the ranch also holds immense potential as a lucrative business opportunity. Don't miss out on this extraordinary chance.
Encompassing approximately 5,076 acres of deeded land and paired with approximately 30,000 acres of USFS grazing permits, the Lone Valley Ranch is a substantial offering that seldom makes the market. Located just a mere ten minutes from Joseph, OR, this ranch features a contiguous expanse of 420 acres of flood-irrigated farmland and over 4,600 acres of prime rangeland. There is even potential for expanding the irrigated acreage-an opportunity worth exploring. For further details, please contact the listing agent.
Efficiency and completeness define the Lone Valley Ranch, functioning seamlessly as a comprehensive cattle operation. Recent enhancements have significantly minimized labor requirements while maximizing functionality. These improvements encompass miles of newly constructed fences, the removal and thinning of overgrown willow trees, enhancements to the irrigation infrastructure, and more. If you seek an efficient ranch operation, your search ends here. Additionally, the ranch offers great income potential through various federal programs.
Among the notable improvements, a historic 5,600-square-foot barn steals the spotlight, featuring numerous calving stalls. The barn's upper level was recently utilized for heavy machinery storage, accommodating tractors and a D4 bulldozer-a testament to quality construction. Overlooking the private valley and the stunning Wallowa Mountains, an older vacant home occupies a prime location on the property. Adjacent to the barn, several smaller buildings include two shops and a wellhouse.
For the avid sportsman, the Lone Valley Ranch is an absolute dream, offering unparalleled deer and elk hunting opportunities. Whitetail bucks are particularly abundant in the rangeland fields that border the irrigated farmland. Numerous whitetail bucks, including one measuring over 150 inches, have been successfully harvested on the ranch, along with multiple elk. The ranch is also blessed with three streams teeming with rainbow trout, and the surrounding area boasts world-class fishing across six nearby rivers and the renowned Wallowa Lake, known for producing the world record kokanee salmon. With an abundance of public land nearby, sports enthusiasts will find endless opportunities to explore.
Joseph, Oregon is widely regarded as one of the most desirable places to reside in the entire Pacific Northwest. Nearby Joseph, OR offers a multitude of amenities. Wallowa Lake, just minutes away from the Lone Valley Ranch, provides recreational options like mini-golf, go-carts, and a mountaintop restaurant. The community of Joseph hosts frequent events, ensuring a vibrant and engaging lifestyle. It's a truly remarkable place to call home and raise a family.
Opportunities to acquire an exceptional working ranch like this in the area are exceedingly rare. Don't let this golden chance pass you by. Reach out to the listing agent today for more information.