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1941 State Route 153, Carlton, Okanogan County, WA, 98814

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$1,495,000 USD 205K
$1,495,000 USD 205K
  • 120 ac Lot Size
  • Land
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Property Summary for 1941 State Route 153

Listing Status
Lot Size
120 Ac
MLS Number
Year Built
$0 USD
School District
Pateros School District

Description for 1941 State Route 153

Serene Methow Valley Retreat: A Nature Lover's Paradise Nestled within the picturesque Methow Valley, this stunning river-view property spans over three parcels 120 acres of wilderness, offering a sanctuary of natural beauty and abundant resources. Boasting water rights, three reliable pivots,& wheel lines, the property efficiently irrigates approximately 60 acres of lush alfalfa fields Contiguous to the Sawtooth Wilderness.This property spans over 120 acres, with over 60 acres devoted to alfalfa production that is irrigated by three pivot systems. The soil on the property is fertile, allowing for up to three cuttings of alfalfa per season, producing approximately 150-200 tons of beautiful green alfalfa. There is also a 5-acre orchard on the property with various fruit trees like apples, prunes, pears, Italian plums, among others. The orchard has been around for a while and needs pruning. Towards the upper part of the property, you'll find a rocky slope with large pine and fir trees, which is contiguous to the Sawtooth Wildlife area. On the western side of the property, there is a sizable barrow pit that could be used for aggregate needs. The property is flat to rolling towards the south, with a couple of benches offering great views of the river. There is also room to expand the alfalfa fields if you desire. There is a home on the property with a renter / caretaker living on site. The home needs repairs. The barn is more of a mechanics shop but has good bones. The Methow Valley is a treasure trove of scenic beauty that stretches from the North Cascades to the Methow and Columbia Rivers. The valley offers a plethora of recreational and cultural opportunities for visitors and locals alike. Here, you'll find some of the world's best cross-country skiing, hiking, and mountain biking trails. You can also indulge in locally grown organic produce, explore galleries, enjoy theater performances, and experience live music concerts. The valley truly has something for everyone. Unlimited farming opportunities exist on the property. The abundance of water enables the cultivation of a variety of crops, with the added advantage of long, hot summers and rich soils in the Methow Valley. The land is also stable enough to accommodate cattle or horses, while the timber resources on the property present a useful asset for future undertakings. The property holds the potential for the creation of a truly exceptional farm. Under review to be determined to give an accurate description. he Methow Valley is a year-round recreational and cultural destination, with world-renowned cross-country skiing, hiking, and mountain biking trails, organic farms, galleries, theaters, and live music. This property is a perfect place for farming, with an abundance of water, long hot summers, rich soils, and stable ground for livestock. The timber on the property is a valuable resource for future projects. With a true four-season climate, summers are mostly dry, while winters are perfect for snow activities. Spring and fall are the locals' favorite times of year, and you'll love them too! The Methow Valley holds a rich tapestry of human history that stretches back thousands of years, bearing witness to the resilience and ingenuity of its earliest inhabitants. Dating back 8,000 to 10,000 years, indigenous peoples made the Methow Valley their home, living in harmony with the land and its resources. Before the acquisition of horses transformed their way of life, these ancient peoples adapted to the valley's seasonal rhythms with remarkable resourcefulness. During the harsh winter months, they sought shelter in pit houses, ingeniously designed to protect them from the biting cold and swirling snow. These earth-sheltered dwellings provided warmth and security, allowing them to weather the winter storms in relative comfort. As the seasons shifted and spring breathed new life into the valley, these early inhabitants embraced a more nomadic lifestyle. Without the constraints of winter's grip, they could roam the valley freely, following game migrations, foraging for wild plants, and connecting with neighboring tribes. Portable and versatile, teepees became their homes during these warmer months, offering shelter while allowing for mobility and flexibility. The annual cycle of life in the Methow Valley was deeply intertwined with the rhythms of nature, with each season bringing its own set of challenges and opportunities. Through their intimate knowledge of the land and its resources, these ancient peoples thrived in harmony with their surroundings, leaving behind a legacy of resilience and adaptation that echoes through the ages. Today, the Methow Valley stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of those early inhabitants, a place where the echoes of the past mingle with the vibrant pulse of the present, inviting us to reflect on our shared human journey and the timeless connection between people and place. This property is conveniently located on Hwy 153, which leads to Twisp and the old cowboy town of Winthrop. The Pronghorn Regional Airport is 1.5 hours away in Wenatchee, WA. The area also has a few landing strips suitable for smaller private planes.
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Price History for 1941 State Route 153

Date Price
$1,495,000 USD
$1,700,000 USD
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