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Location: Borrego Springs, CA, USA|
One of the most beautiful, unique and pristine communities in the United Stats. It is a desert oasis surrounded by the Anza Borrego Desert State Park, the largest State Park in the nation.
The Property: This 58.45 acre property is strategically located five (5) miles from the Borrego Municipal Airport and one (1) mile from Christmas Circle Towne Centre on Borrego Springs Road - walking distance to schools, restaurants and a shopping mall. Four golf courses are within a short driving distance. Two prestigious residential developments are already planned adjacent to the propery.
The property is presently zoned for 1 home per 4 acres - ideal for a private gated equestrian community or a possible subdivision for planned developments, (requires county planning approval).
Amenities: The property has been a working 'integrated horticulural' operation since 1979 and is presently producing 42,000 ornamental palms with its ample and dependable warm water resource. The propery is one of only a few working horticultural operations still remaining within the city limits. The owner has installed barbed wire fencing and has planted tall wind break trees (50-60 foot tall) surrounding the entire property for privacy.
There are two (2) legal Agricultural production wells on the property. Well #1 produces 950 gpm, warm water @ 79 degrees F (26 degrees C) average temperature year round, pumping 381 acre foot of water per year (equivalent to 469,903,397 liters per year). Well #2 is a stand by well, pump tested at 2,400 gpm. State of California Water Well Driller's Report is included in our 11-page brochure.
Electrical service provided by SDG&E with 110-220-440 single and 3-phase power in place, include SBC phone service.
Municipal City Water:
Municipal water provided by BWD. Residential water meter is provided to the property.
Water rights are included in sale - 381 acre foot of water/year for development water credits.
Five 300 foot x 30 foot pipe hoop greenhouses (uncovered), two large storage hoop type greenhouses (150 x 30 foot).
Miscellaneous Farm Equipment:
Farm equipment includes one 24 foot Header Combine (Messey Ferguson diesel "Gleaner Turbo"), one Hydro 100 International Harvester (Turbo 100 HP Diesel Tractor), one hydraulic-operated Two Gang Plow, one four-gang 12 foot wide deep disk, one 45 foot tall Asplin modified tree trimming hydraulic operated boom with Lamborghini Diesel crawler tractor, one Ford Skip Loader Tractor with Land Scraper, one Chevy 4x4 Blazer(1989), one Chevy 16 foot Flat Bed 1-ton truck(1989), one 1-ton Ford Pickup (non-operating, needs work), one PTO Drive (Rotary Mower attachment for Skip Loaders), one 8 cubic yard electric-operated cement mixing machine for blending potting soil mixes, one off-road Honda farm 4x4 All-Terrain Cycle(1985), and storage facilities including one 40 foot cargo trailer, one metal workhouse (greenhouse style) with concrete floor, two temporary worker's 30 foot trailers (self contained) one 40 foot sea-going reefer trailer with A/C unit (includes 100 HP 440V Electric Motor with used well casing for standby well) and all flood irrigation and adapter fittings presently used for palm growing is included in the sale. Note: Aquaculture facilities including tanks and hatcheries are not included in the sale.
Over 2,000 specimen ornamental Washingtonia Fan Palms included in
sale can be used for instant and mature landscape projects. Approximately
37,500 Phoenix Canariensis Date Palm Trees (18" to 9 foot Clear
Trunk) are included in sale of property. Farm and Palms are certified
clean of disease. See our 11 page brochure for details.
Existing Trained Personal: (optional)
To assist the new buyer in providing a smooth transition with continued production and appropriate maintenance, existing trained staff including palm foreman, have all agreed to continue their employment at the Borrego farm on behalf of the new buyer, thus insuring the new buyer continuity in quality control and expertise at existing salary level.