485-acre Utah farm for sale w/ irrigated land, 2 homes
The Gunnison Butte Ranch is a Utah farm for sale with an excellent set of improvements and a central location near I-70. Located at the mouth of Gray Canyon on the Green River, the ranch offers the ultimate end-of-the-road privacy while still being close to services. The ranch has an excellent set of cattle improvements, two newer homes, great water rights, 5 sideroll sprinklers, and two center pivot sprinklers, with a total of 485 acres and approximately 330 acres with incredible water rights.
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Excellent water rights and irrigated acreage
The Gunnison Butte Farm is comprised of approximately 485 total acres, with 210 irrigated acres on the east parcel and 600 acre feet of adjudicated water rights pumped directly out of the Green River. The west parcel, irrigated by a 2006 Valley center pivot, has 155 acres and over 600 acre feet of adjudicated water rights. Green River is known for its mild climate and long growing season—over 150 days a year—which is why Green River is famous for its melons. This farm is known for being highly productive, with fields planted in grass-alfalfa hay, alfalfa, and also a 5-acre fruit orchard planted in peaches, apples, plums, pears, Asian pears, cherries, and apricots. It’s possible to obtain yields of 6 tons to the acre of alfalfa. Historically the ranch has produced sugar beets, corn, melons, alfalfa, and high-quality grass-alfalfa mix hay. The east part of the ranch is irrigated by a 2006 Model 8000 Valley center pivot, 5 sideroll sprinklers, and 15 acres are flood irrigated.
Quality improvements on Utah ranch for sale
There are 2 newer homes on the ranch, both 2006 Nashua modular homes on full concrete basements. Both are built on custom floor plans, with pergo flooring in kitchen and dining, solid wood cabinets, vinyl siding, jetted garden tubs, central cooling and heating and are very energy efficient. The blue house has a 2,160 sq. ft. main floor with a full unfinished basement underneath that is plumbed for a full bathroom. The main floor consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, office, front room, dining room, kitchen with island and bar, morning room, family room, and a utility room all on a large, open floor plan. The brown house has a 1,560 sq. ft. main floor with a full, finished walk-out basement. The main floor consists of 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, family room, kitchen with bar, dining room, and front room all on an open floor plan. The basement has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, office, utility room, storage room, entry/mud room and garage for 1 car and 1 ATV.
Cattle improvements on Utah ranch for sale
The Gunnison Butte Farm has a feedlot that is permitted for 1500 head of cattle with its own water right for the same number of animals. Power is at the corrals. There is a 25’ x 40’ Quonset shop with 14’ x 25’ cement apron. The shop is wired for 220 volts. There is also a tack shed that is in good condition. The large corral and feed lot are of pole and tie construction and contain 1,000’ of concrete feed bunk with a 12’ concrete apron. The feed bunk is constructed of drill pipe and metal feeder panels. There is also new steel pipe corrals and 30 x 50 steel barn with concrete floor and working alley inside.
Outstanding recreation property—hunting, fishing, boating, ATVing
The Gunnison Butte Ranch is bounded on the north by the Bookcliffs and on the east by the Green river for 34 mile of river frontage with its own sand beach along the river. It is one of the last private properties and controls access to the north side of the Green River at the mouth of Gray Canyon. It has excellent access to thousands of acres of BLM lands, ATV trails, and backcountry wilderness. Due to its location, this ranch is home to many species of animals including mule deer, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, wild turkey, quail, chukar, pheasants, ducks, geese, and many other birds as it is on a migration route. The possibilities for this ranch are endless with its incredible views of the surrounding buttes, river frontage, Fremont Indian petroglyphs, and wildlife.
Green River is a small town with schools, grocery store, banks, churches
The town of Green River offers a full line of services including a modern Western Family Grocery and Bakery, Ace Hardware and Lumber yard, Napa Auto Parts and several auto and truck repair shops. The schools offer K-12 with 20-30 kids per class. There are 3 churches in town, the Bible Church, the Catholic Church and the LDS Church. There are also several restaurants, truck stops and motels along with 5 fast food restaurants.
Listing ID: 05022-10219