Rare find. Waterfront farm and hunting paradise at the confluence of the Snake and Owyhee Rivers near Fort Boise Wma. This 186.15-Acre property has a 900 sq ft, 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom remodeled farmhouse that would be an ideal full-time residence or would serve as the perfect hunting retreat. Beside the house, there is a large shop with a roll-up door and concrete floors ideal for storing a boat, ATVs, or farm equipment.
The 132 acres of cropland is rented to a tenant farmer through December 2022 and historically has been planted in wheat, onions, and corn. The land includes priority 1967, 1966, and 1955 irrigation water rights from the Snake River. The topography of the land is level with the open farm ground in the middle enclosed by wooded groves along the edges.
The outdoorsman will appreciate fishing on the banks from either river. The property has over a mile of frontage along the Owyhee River and approximately 3/8 miles of river frontage along the Snake River. The 4 flood ponds are perfect for hunting duck or upland birds and the property is in a major spring geese flyway. In addition to waterfowl hunting, one can enjoy hunting wild turkeys, quail, pheasants, and deer. Two landowner deer tags are available to the landowner each year.
Land Features 1955 Priority Water Rights
1966 Priority Water Rights
1967 Priority Water Rights
5 Power Meters 1 Domestic, 4 for Irrigation Pumps
Across the River from Fort Boise Wma
Borders Oregon Department of Fish & Game Land
Irrigated Crop Land
Owyhee River Frontage Over 1 mile
4 Flood Ponds
Snake River Frontage Approx. 3/8 mile
Wildlife/Hunting Brown Trout
Deer 2 Landowner Tags Per Year
Upland Game Birds
Home Features 2 Bedrooms
About the Area
This property lies between the cities of Adrian, Oregon, and Nyssa, Oregon. Adrian, Oregon is less than 5 miles south and Nyssa is approximately 19 miles to the northeast. Nyssa is an agricultural community is located along the Snake River within an hour of the Boise metro area. This quaint town is usually very peaceful but every year its residents get together to celebrate the annual Thunderegg Days and Festival. In the other direction is the state park. Lake Owyhee State Park sits along the shores of the Owyhee Reservoir and is known for its abundant wildlife. Visitors primarily enjoy camping or boating however, some people are known to explore and hike the surrounding badlands of Oregon.
Across the river is the Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area WMA. The primary purpose of this WMA is to provide protective nesting habitats for waterfowl and upland birds. However, portions of the WMA are open to the public for hunting, fishing, hiking, and bird watching.
Nearby at the Lake Owyhee State Park, located approximately 25 miles away, you can enjoy a relaxing day of boating, jet skiing, wildlife viewing, shing, and exploring. Owyhee Reservoir is a 52-mile-long lake within a deep canyon consisting of beautiful volcanic rock formations. Some of this unique desert canyon and unique geology is only visible by boat, making for exciting exploration for boaters. Fishing for largemouth bass, black crappie, and cat sh is plentiful. The reservoir is also occasionally stocked with rainbow trout. Wildlife viewers can watch for golden eagles, coyotes, ground squirrels, rabbits, pronghorn antelope, mule deer, wild horses, California bighorn sheep and mountain lions.
Major shopping and entertainment are available within 30 minutes at Ontario, Oregon and a major airport is within an hour at Boise, Idaho.
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