Orchards for Sale in San Diego County California
Orchards have played an important role in communities for thousands of years, providing a gather space and natural bounty, where people and nature can work together. Many California orchards feature perennial crops, meaning that they need very little maintenance and produce year after year for decades. Orchard properties facilitate natural diversity and environmental resilience, helping regenerate degraded land. Whether you are looking at an apple orchard for sale or other plant variety orchards, California orchards are famous for its nutrient-rich soil and mild climate, ideal for orchard realty. Owning and tending to an orchard bonds your property with California’s long and rich history of growing delicious produce. Browse all of our orchard real estate below!
Investing in Orchard Real Estate
Our orchard real estate features apple orchards for sale, wine country properties and fantastic olive orchards for sale throughout the San Diego backcountry. Purchasing an orchard for sale in California can be an excellent long-term investment that can also provide tax relief as an agricultural property. According to the 2018 USDA Agricultural Land Value Report, the average real estate value per acre has increased by 4% over the past year with the expected trend to continue upwards. We have fantastic orchards for sale in Santa Ysabel, Julian, Warner Springs and many other San Diego backcountry communities. Here’s what to look for in an orchard for sale.
What to Look for in an Orchard Property
No matter what you’re growing, from apples to pears to pecans, dates and apricots, these basic tips can save you a lot of money and headaches when looking for an orchard for sale.
- If the orchard property is currently or had previously operated as an orchard, carefully review the financials for profitability, quick wins and long-term viability. Look for pro-forma’s annual business summaries and existing operations for an audit
- Test the soil on the property – make sure it is free of harmful chemicals and has a nice balance of nutrients for owning and operating a California orchard
- Consider the property layout – Orchards can thrive on both flat ground and on slopes. Think about things like irrigation, drainage, sunlight, exposure and the underground water shed
- On-site assets – Does the property come with equipment? Are there barns and sheds for storage? Where can you keep things like fertilizer, seeds and extra tools for maintaining the orchard for sale in question. Does the property have an on-site well or natural spring? Think about where your water comes from and the quality of that water
Buying an Orchard for Sale with Agricultural Loans
Do you have your ideal orchard for sale but can’t get approved for financing? Your ideal orchard realty may qualify for an Ag loan! Learn more about our agriculture loans here. Orchard financing options are numerous but it’s important to have a business plan in hard to calculate your expected yields and profits. Lender’s look for specific loan requirements before helping you purchase your dream orchard realty. They want to know of your capacity to pay off the loan on the orchard for sale. They will want to know how much capital you have invested in your California orchard. They will evaluate you with credit reports and current financials. They will review the collateral you have to back up your ag loan and they will want to know the conditions (orchard market, risk, trends) for your orchard venture.
We know orchard real estate, let us help you find your next orchard for sale California.
Our Orchards For Sale California
Nestled in the North San Diego County foothills, this 82+/- acre privately situated certified organic ranch boasts panoramic views...
- Sq Ft816
- Lot Size82.15 Acres
Discover Ballena Vista Farm: Where Legacy, Luxury and Lifestyle Converge. Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of the Ramona Valley...
- Sq Ft4672
- Lot Size170 Acres
Hawk Watch Winery ~ A rare opportunity to own an established Southern California boutique vineyard and winery for sale...
- Sq Ft1919
- Lot Size9.77 Acres