Central California Hunting Ranch With Tule Elk Near Clear Lake


Rare find in a private ranch with so many uses and opportunities to offer. This ranch borders the 32,000-acre Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument that provides an endless amount of hunting, fishing, hiking and recreational opportunities. You can also enjoy the nearby Cache Creek Wilderness. This ranch has endless possibilities as the convenient location is a great spot for a winery, hemp farm, pasture, recreational ranch, developers, gravel mining, campground, truck stop along Highway 20, etc. The ranch itself boasts a gated entrance and a great road system for navigating the farm by ATV, 4WD, horse or by foot. Enjoy the rare Tule Elk right out the back door of your cabin. You will also see bear, mule deer, turkeys, waterfowl, doves and quail while hiking the trails or hunting. A duck pond was built to enhance the water sources on the ranch and includes several wood duck boxes to attract more waterfowl. There are several seasonal creeks and great water sources in the immediate area. This area holds one of the largest concentrations of the rare Tule Elk in CA. There are several cherry trees and almond trees throughout the ranch. There is some fencing and great grass throughout the ranch. A couple power lines go through the ranch that would allow for future development. The improvements include an older 1200 sq. ft. doublewide that would make a great hunting camp or weekend getaway, a small cabin, several outbuildings, a big shop and a 40 x 40 newer metal building with 18 ft side walls, insulation, electric and water. This newer building would make a great cabin or home. There are 3 wells on the ranch and water storage system that ensures you have water even in the driest of summers. 3-phase 400-amp electric service is installed that provides plenty of power for whatever you want to do with the ranch. The area has plenty of recreational opportunities including the nearby wilderness areas, famous Clear Lake for world class fishing, Cache Creek Casino Resort, and The Cache Creek Winery and Tasting Room a mile down the road. Several trailheads like RMEF Trailhead, Redbud Trailhead, entrance to Cache Creek Wilderness, Cowboy Camp Trailhead and many others are nearby for great access to the public areas. There have been gold mines in the local area and the mineral rights will convey to the new owner.

Property Details

  • Auction Date: June 25, 2019
  • Auction Location: Moose Lodge, 15900 State Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks, CA 95423
  • Auction Time: 10:00 am
  • Open Public Inspections: June 9, 2019, 1-4pm
  • Bidders may participate in the auction on site or online at AuctionNetwork.com
  • On site bidders should bring a government issued ID
  • All properties and or any improvements thereon are sold “AS IS, WHERE IS” with no financing, inspection or other contingencies to sale. Final acreage totals are contingent on a survey
  • This sale is subject to a 5% buyer’s premium
  • Announcements on the day of the sale shall take precedence over any prior advertisements
  • Each high bidder will sign a contract and must make a non-refundable deposit of 10% of the total purchase price ($5,000 minimum) immediately following auction - cash, cashier’s checks, personal checks and business checks (electronically processed) are accepted - the balance of the purchase price and all closing costs are due at closing within 30 days
  • The property is sold free and clear of all taxes and installments of assessments for prior years but taxes and installments of assessments for the current year on the basis of the actual assessment shall be apportioned as of the scheduled date for the closing of title
  • All information provided is derived from sources believed correct but is not guaranteed or warranted - Bidders shall rely entirely on their own information and judgment
  • Possession at closing, subject to tenant’s rights, if any
  • Open Public Inspection: June 9, 1-4pm
  • Nearby wilderness areas
  • Clear Lake has world class bass fishing
  • Ranch has great access and great grass
  • Fantastic hunting opportunities
  • Great concentration of Tule Elk
  • Plenty of wildlife
  • Variety of uses
  • Highway 20 frontage
  • Only an hour from Sacramento and 15 minutes from Clearlake
  • In Cooperation With Williams & Williams and Ranch & Farm Auctions, LLC; contact Joe Gizdic for more information: 217-299-0332

18981 E. Highway 20
Clearlake Oaks, California 65423