THREE SEPARATE TRACTS WITH OVER 18,000 ACRES, PRIME RECREATION, TIMBER & GRAZING LAND
1. Stephenson Mountain Tract
• 16,980+/- acres 60 MMBF+/- of timber and excellent elk habitat
• Several springs & year round streams and creeks
• Timber is predominantly Ponderosa Pine, with some Douglas Fir
• Excellent all weather interior roads
• Cabin, used by owner and outfitter
• Leased hunting rights to same outfitter for 20 years
• Adjoins Ochoco National Forest
Privacy and seclusion, this is the property that has it all, beauty, resources, income potential. 35 miles North of Prineville, Oregon, this property is in the middle of the West’s best scenic wild lands
2. Heflin Creek Tract
• 1,000+/- acres recreation land and healthy timber
• 1.5 to 2 MMBF+/- of timber
• 40+/- acres of meadow land
• 26+/- acres of water rights
• Perimeter fenced
• Year around stream
Approximately 25 miles East of Prineville, Oregon, with access from HWY 26, in the heart of the Ochoco Mountains.
3. Garden Creek Ranch
• 640+/- acres with excellent grazing ground
• 1.2 to 1.5 MMBF of timber
• 100+ acres of meadows with excellent grass and abundant water
• 165+/- acres of water rights
• Half mile+/- of Ochoco creek runs through the property
The largest tract, the Stephenson Mountain ranch, is 16,980+- acres of thick timber, excellent elk habitat and several year round streams. 35 miles North of the town of Prineville, Oregon, this property is in the middle of the West’s best scenic wild lands. Considered a recreation paradise the property has supported an outstanding record of hunting success, with an outfitter for over 20 years. Returning clients continue to have a world class hunting adventure with overall success rates second to none.
Timber is predominantly, Ponderosa Pine, with some Doug Fir as well. The current owner has an excellent reputation in the field of forest management in the Central Oregon area and this tract is one of several they own. Excellent year round roads are on the property, making it accessible throughout the entire year no matter the season. The new owners will benefit from the ongoing growth of the timber and will be able to capitalize on the upturn of the economy as it brings about an increase in the housing starts and demand for lumber. In addition to the timber and hunting opportunity, the tract has been looked at for wind energy, as well as carbon offsets. New owners will be able to assess the highest and best use for the property which may well involve conservation easements, preservation of the steelhead and salmon streams, or harvesting of the timber.
The property also includes a well-built cabin, used by the owner and outfitter, with two separate sleeping areas, kitchen, living room, and porches front and back.
Wildlife is plentiful, with elk, mule deer, turkey, coyotes, and black bear. Whether hunting, or photography is your interest this property has a variety of terrain, from mountains to stream beds to open vistas, it is private inside this very nearly squared block of private land. With a manned lookout tower on top of Stephenson mountain (approximately 6,000 feet elevation) your investment is likely the safest property for miles.
Privacy and seclusion, this is the property that has it all, beauty, resources, income potential, and low overhead, it’s worth the look!
Auction representatives will be on-site at the Auction Office 10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily between now thru December 4th, 2012. Roger Dryden at (541)480-4818 will be available for on-site showing of each parcel. The Auction Office is located at Sleep Inn & Suites located at 1847 N. Hwy 97, Redmond, Oregon. To schedule an appointment for a private tour please contact our office at 866-673-9270.
Stephenson Mt. Tract: This tract is approximately 35 miles north of the city of Prineville, OR. Property is accessed from paved Hwy and well-maintained Forest Service Road. Tours are available through the auction office listed above (Roger Dryden @ 541-480-4818).
Heflin Creek Tract: Take US Hwy 26 East, from Prineville, for 34.5 miles to the property on left, just beyond the Ochoco summit, at the National forest Boundary.
Garden Creek Tract: US Hwy 26 East of Prineville, go for 16 miles, turn right on Road 123, go 6 miles, property is on your left, bordering the Ochoco Ranger station.
December 4th, 2012 the Auction begins at 4:00 PM. The Auction will be held at Phoenix Inn Suites, 300 NW Franklin, Downtown Bend, Oregon.
Registration begins at 3:00 PM. To bid at the auction, you must first register and receive a bid number. A Bid Deposit of $5,000 (1,000 acres or less) or $20,000 (over 1,000 acres) will be required at registration and will be refunded at the close of the auction, or applied to the earnest money deposit, as appropriate. The Bid Deposit may be in the form of a certified check made payable to the auction company, or a personal or company check with a bank letter of guarantee.
ONLINE BIDDING WILL BE AVAILABLE
Registrants who wish to make bids online will have the opportunity through the proxibid service. For more details contact Susan Browning with the Redfield Group. Registrants may register and view the online bidding auction terms using this ONLINE BIDDING PORTAL link.
A ten percent (10%) down payment will be due immediately upon being declared the Buyer of the real estate. The Bid Deposit will be credited toward the down payment. The balance of the purchase amount will be due at closing on or before December 31, 2012.
A 7% (seven percent) Buyer’s Premium will be added to the high bid to establish the Final Contract Price. The bidder with the high bid will be required to sign a Real Estate Sales Contract at the Final Contract Price.
United Country–Redfield Group Auctions, Inc. in conjunction with Mason and Morse Ranch Company encourages buyer broker participation and will pay a fee to the purchaser's Realtor/broker-subject to certain guidelines. A Broker Registration Form is required and must be received by 5:00 pm, Monday December 3rd. For information regarding broker participation guidelines please contact Susan Browning at (866) 673-9270 or e-mail: sbrowning@Redfieldgroup.com