1898! Jim Humphrey rode over the Sierra and started the Humphrey Ranch and it has been in the same family ever since. The Pioneers took up the very best. For the first time in 113 years this ranch is offered for sale. The ranch runs in one unbroken block from USFS lands in the Sierra's down to the shores of Honey Lake.
1 1/2 man, 300 cow operation says a lot if you know ranches. Easy to run inside operation.
McDermott Creek starts on the ranch and ends on the ranch at the lake. The ranch owns all the water from this creek and doesn't have to share with anyone.
Great irrigation well, 3,000 GPM, 610' deep with a 14" casing. The pump is driven by a diesel motor and the water drives two 147 acre center pivots. The pivots are on some of the valleys best sandy loam soils.
This ranch comes with 2 land owner deer tags. The ranch is in both X6a and X6b and has had many, many, trophy Mule Deer bucks harvested over the years. There are Antelope, Ducks, Geese and Quail all located right on the ranch. You can have your choice of eather, two X6a deer tags or two X6b deer tags.
The upper part of the ranch is a beautiful pine and oak forest with mountain meadows, springs and buck brush patches.
The central portion of the ranch is hay meadows, rock formations of large granite boulders and scattered pines. This is where the HQs is located. The views from here are amazing. You can see the entire Honey Lake Valley.
The lower portion of the ranch is level to rolling and is all good sandy loam soils. This is where the farmland and center pivots are located.
One house is on a spring and the other one could be. Both houses are in beautiful locations with million dollar views. The older house was built in 1900. The other house is brick with McDermott Creek running beside the yard and providing water for the corrals.
None of this ranch is in the Williamson Act or Ag Preserve.
From Susanville CA take Hwy 395 south towards Reno for 25 miles. At the little town of Milford take Milford Grade to the right for 1 miles and you're at the ranch HQ at the end of the pavement.
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