For additional Information, Contact

Charles Jamgotchian, Owner & Broker,   DRE Lic# 670397
2706 W. Ashlan #65, Fresno, CA 93705
Phone:  559-226-5796

e-mail: 
chuckj@rexinet.com



445 Acre High Sierra Ranch
On the Tule River

Near the Sequoia National Forest

Description:  ID# 7052    SOLD
A spectacular Sierra Ranch with water galore, springs, creeks, 3 ponds, and approx. 2 mile of frontage on the North Fork of the Tule River.  2 homes with a main lodge of 3br, 3ba, 3 fireplaces and a gourmet kitchen overlooking one of the 3 ponds.  Landscaped grounds with a 65 foot lap pool and an entertainment area.  Vineyard with 10 varieties.   Excellent ranch manager on site.  Includes some of the furnishings and equipment.  Ranch is in a Conservation Easement with the Sequoia River Lands Trust in Visalia, however 76 acres has been reserved out which starts from the lower pond through the improved areas to the end of the vineyard. 

Location:
10 miles from the town of Springville, 2.9 miles from the junction of Balch Park Rd. and Milo, turn left on Battle Mountain Rd.
Google Map & Aerial Location

Improvements:
Main Home
Large living room with fireplace, Library, Large Kitchen with dual stoves, double ovens, 2 dining areas with views of the pond.  2 additional fireplaces, 2 baths, large Laundry Room with sink, Pantry, Large Master Bed Room Suite up-stairs with vaulted ceilings, plus sitting area.  2nd guest bedroom up-stairs.
2nd Home
Large Living Room, kitchen, covered wood shed, lots of built-in's and book shelves, 3 small bedrooms and 2 baths.  Carport plus walk in Cooler and Freezer.
Cabin Area
3 good size suites with baths plus a very large game room.  Antique stove and pool table
Horse Barn
2 paddocks, tool and tack room plus corral
Riding Arena
Exterior Features
65 foot lap pool plus hot tub.
Spectacular Landscaping  with BBQ area.
Other Improvements
Chapel, aka the Santuario de Nuestro Amor (Our Love's Sanctuary)
Very large shop-warehouse facilities and utilities in place.
Equipment shed
Various other out buildings
Electric Gate
Water Systems
3 ponds with are both spring and creek fed.
Water storage tank above the Vineyard which allows for gravity feed for irrigation systems.
Many spring on ranch, some used for the Vineyard and landscaping
House has 2 wells plus large springs, approx 60 gallons per minute of water available
Vineyard Information
Vineyard which produces approx. 150 to 300 cases of finished product.  Labor contractor is used to handle the cultural activities, then grapes are sent to a winery in Santa Maria and bottled with the Dillion Creek label.  The upper field is 2+ acres, with approximately 260 vines of Syrah, 1100 vines of Cabernet Sauvignon and 300 vines of Nebbiolo.  The Nebbiolo vines have not produced well.
Tentative agreement with a winery in Porterville to do some of the cultural work, pick and process the grapes.  Approx production yield of 250 cases.

Present and Best Use:
Any additional vineyard planting should consider the availability of water, fencing for deer, and most important, the wine market
Ranch is in a Conservation Easement with the Sequoia River Lands Trust in Visalia, however 76 acres has been reserved out which starts from the lower pond through the improved areas to the end of the vineyard.
Zoning is AF-160acre minimum.  Also in the Williamson Act

Amenities:
A short drive to Balch Park, Camp Nelson and the Sequoia National Forest
1/2 hour drive to Porterville
3/4 hour drive to Hwy 99
17 miles to Success Lake for boating and fishing
3 hours to the Los Angeles area.

Other items to consider
Zoning:  Agriculture and in the Williamson Act.
Springville Chamber of Commerce
Balch Park Mountain Home Camp and Recreation
Tulare County Government Info
Sequoia National Park Info
Sequoia & Kings Canyon Info

Disclosures
The Fences are not exactly on the Property Line  
2nd well on property is used by the adjoining owners.  Separate meter with easements.
Some of the Mineral Rights were reserved in the original patents.
Assessor Parcel Numbers:  144-120-002, 144-140-008, 013, 018, 144-150-006, 007, 027,  144-160-047
To see this beautiful ranch, you need an appointment, Broker and the Caretaker need to be present.
 

Asking Price:  $4,200,000
SOLD

See the following Maps, Pictures and Topography maps


What a beautiful setting with your home overlooking the pond and views of the Sequoia's


Entrance to Battle Mountain


Driveway up to the ranch


Views of the snow caps


A totally renovated historic home with redwood decking and hot tub


Side view from the Landscaped areas


Redwood decks, hot tub, overlooking the large pond


Large redwood deck, french door open to the living room


Landscaped and BBQ area on west side of home


What an entertainment paradise


Spring Fed Pond


Up Stairs master bedroom suite


Fireplace in the Living Room


North portion of the Living Room


South Portion of the Living Room


Kitchen Area with double sinks


Double stoves and ovens ideal for a large party


Dining area with fireplace


Up stairs sitting and TV room


2nd home occupied by the caretaker and his family


Bunkhouse, cabins and recreation room


1st Cabin


2nd Cabin


3rd Cabin with large kitchen overlooking the Recreation Room


Recreation room with full size pool table


2 stall paddock with special flooring, plus tack and tool room


Riding Arena


Equipment Shed


Large Barn & Shop


Interior of barn, insulated with power, water and sewer hookups


Rocks with grinding holes in barn


Milled redwood ready for a new project


Vineyard


Ready for the 2009 crop


Just like what you would fined in France or Italy


Water lines from the big springs

The following pictures are of the unbelievable landscaping and
the Santuario de Nuestro Amor (Our Love's Sanctury)





















Entrance to the Santuario de Nuestro Amor (Our Love's Sanctuary)


Interior of the Santuario de Nuestro Amor (Our Love's Sanctuary)


Interior of the Santuario de Nuestro Amor (Our Love's Sanctuary)
















Meadow adjoining the Landscaped area

The following pictures are of the many large meadow areas
There is a complete sprinkler irrigation system in most of the meadows







Meadow between the Riding Arena and the Vineyard


Meadow below Battle Mountain




One of the lower ponds






Meadows with Berry Patch






One of the many water courses of the Tule River


Tule river is a major snow melt river with many water channels


Large Tule River Bed

Topography Map showing Battle Mountain
Approx. 2 miles frontage on the River.


Location Map