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Paso Del Rio Ranch

Bradley, Monterey County , California

covered arena • uncovered arena • pen • hay barn • fenced • second house • pond • 2 barns

Property description

One of the most beautiful Ranches available today, the Paso Del Rio Ranch comprises 1,100 +/- majestic acres with so much to offer. Located in Monterey County, just North of the San Luis Obispo County line, this property straddles the Nacimiento River for about 1.75 miles. There are 8 parcels, all under the Williamson Act Contract for favorable tax treatment. The Ranch boasts 5 separate dwelling units plus a single wide mobile unit leased by the caretaker. The Main Home is a lovely, western-style 2 BD, 2.5 BA and has captivating views plus the adjacent 3 BD, 2 BA Annex, perfect for housing guests. The Lodge can accommodate 20 people with 4 BD each with their own bathrooms and upstairs loft. There is a Guest Home double wide mobile home and the off-grid “Duck Pond Cabin”, located near the Nacimiento “Duck Pond” on the opposite side of the Ranch. Water is a significant part of the Paso Del Rio Ranch. There are two wells that service the interior Ranch improvements. The two beautiful, picturesque ponds are kept active year-round from springs and rainfall. Bring your fishing pole and catch the largemouth bass. For the horse enthusiast, there are quality improvements including both covered and open arena, corrals, plenty of pasture space, barn and many riding trails throughout the Ranch. The land is home to eagles, deer, elk, pigs and assorted wildlife. Rock outcroppings, throughout the Ranch, create a magical environment that brings the water, trees and meadows all together. Whether it’s family compound, place to keep your horses, cattle ranch or hunting retreat, this magnificent Ranch is truly a must-see with a little bit of something for everyone.


Home Features

  • Main House (used by the owner):
  • • Western Style
  • • Built in the 1970’s and remodeled in the 1990’s
  • • Approx. 2,432 sf - 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms
  • • Views from that home encompass the lower pond and mountains to the south
  • • Electric appliances
  • Main House Annex:
  • • Located 20 feet from the main house – approx. 1,395 +/- sf
  • • Upper Apartment: 1 studio, 1 bathroom with kitchenette plus storage area & laundry
  • • Lower Apartment: 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom with kitchen
  • Lodge:
  • • Built in the 2000’s
  • • Approx. 3,859 sf - 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms (each bedroom has adjoining bathroom) plus loft (sleeps up to 20 people)
  • • Large kitchen and living room area
  • Guest House:
  • • Double wide mobile, approximately 1,400 sf, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom
  • • Has been used as a Lodge overflow
  • • Propane
  • Caretaker’s House:
  • • Single wide mobile, approximately 850 sf, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom
  • • Propane
  • “Duck Pond” Cabin:
  • • Located near the Nacimiento “Duck Pond” swimming hole
  • • 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom – two story
  • • It is off grid but has a recently rebuilt solar system which provides all the electrical conveniences

Lot Features

  • 1,100 +/- acres
  • • Located in Monterey County
  • • Ranch straddles the Nacimiento River for about 1.75 miles
  • • 9 APN's all under the Williamson Act Contract
  • • 5 dwellings plus the single wide mobile (unpermitted Cabin)
  • • Neighboring Properties: bordering it is Hearst Ranch (south), Hunter-Ligget Army Base (west), Sapaque Rd. (north) and miscellaneous ranches (east)
  • • Elevation: about 2,000 ft
  • • Driving times to the Ranch are about 55 minutes from Paso Robles, 30 minutes from Oak Hill shopping area, 3 hours from Bay Area and 4 hours from Los Angeles
  • • Ranch Uses: cattle ranching, residential, family compound, retreat, recreational, hunting, equine activities, entertaining, hiking, etc.

Horse Facility Features

  • Horse Facilities:
  • • Outside Arena – approx. 204’ x 120’, level with sand base, sprinklers
  • • Covered Arena – approx. 116’ x 128’, level with sand base, recently built, set up for cattle sorting, covered bleachers, squeeze chute
  • • Barn – approx. 36’ x 48’, with tack room, feed room and larger room for horse care
  • • 4 paddocks with shelters near barn
  • • 2 hay storage barns (approx. 12’ x 31’ and approx. 12’ x 25’) – three-sided
  • • Many riding trails exist inside the ranch and along the Nacimiento River
  • Shop and Barn Areas:
  • The Ranch has extensive structures for shop tools, maintenance and ranch vehicles. Vehicles include ATV’s, 40HP tractor with accessories and a bull dozer. Bulldozer is a Cat D4 with less than 100 hours. A double wide horse trailer and flatbed trailer are also included. All tools and vehicles except pickup are part of the Ranch sale unless owned by caretaker (minimal).


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48950 Sapaque Rd, Bradley, Monterey County, California


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