Deeded Land: 1,611.65 +/- acres
Irrigated Land: 495 +/- acres
Public Land: 337,619 +/- acres
Location: Ranch Headquarters located approx. 3.5 miles NE McDermitt, Nevada, in Humboldt County and Malheur County,
* A unique, historic large ranch founded by the Nouque family in the late
* The deeded ground and public grazing land are
both well known for their outstanding grass production.
* The H.Q. are located on a portion of approx. 676
deeded acres in Malheur Co., Oregon on the North side of the Oregon/Nevada
* Oregon deeded land consists of H.Q. and three separate additional
parcels with some sub-irrigated meadows interspersed with BLM range
land running eastward from H.Q.
* Long Meadow, Deer Flat and Tent Creek deeded parcels work
well for transitioning to and from BLM allotments.
*There is approx. 295 water righted acres
in productive irrigated pasture and hay at the H.Q. on both
sides of the OR/NV border.
* There is approx. 934.78 acres of deeded land in Humboldt
County, Nevada on the south side of Oregon/Nevada border .
* The English Place consists of approx. 320 acres, with
approx. 200 acres of productive irrigated hay land approx. 2.5 miles
south of McDermitt, NV. on
the west side of U.S. Highway 95. The meadows are hayed in mid summer and the tonnage varies depending on snow pack
and stream flow.
* The Bull Pasture is close in proximity and consists
of approx. 133.77 acres of dry land along the east and west sides of
U.S. Highway 95 and is highly suited for commercial property development.
* BLM permits for a total of 4,199 AUM's was upgraded to
2000 standards and now allows over 4213 AUM's. The permit
allows for varying numbers of cattle on the range
from 3/1 through 9/30 on 337,619 acres of BLM grazing land. It is hard
to determine how long these increased AUM's will continue.
* Capacity is rated at approx.350 to 400 head
including cows, bulls an replacements; or equivalent
* Oregon water rights cover approximately 244 acres from
creeks, springs and supplemental underground ag well water rights. This is at
the H.Q. and the ag well has a 135 horsepower pump that produces over 1000
gallon per minute. Extensive upgrading has been done to this well system in
the last two years.
* Nevada water rights as follows: Approximately 50 acres of
creek water rights at the H.Q. with additional water from 3 large springs.
Approximately 200 acres of flood/surplus water rights at the English
Place from E. Fork of the Quinn River and supplemental underground water
rights from an ag well that has a 100 horsepower pump. Upgrading of
the well system has also been done to this well in the last two years.
* Quality improvements include two homes; a 1632 SF home built
around 1936, and a 1,285 SF home built around 1960. Both homes have had
extensive remodeling done by the new owner in the last two years.
* The newer home is also equipped with a large commercial
kitchen and a walk-in freezer designed for feeding a large crew.
* Other improvements include a bunkhouse, a historic lava rock
original homestead house, 3 barns, a 10 ton cattle scale, strong shipping and
sorting corrals, processing equipment, loading chute and historic willow
* Other buildings include a modern 3200 SF steel covered shop
building, an older 1300 SF cinder block shop building, a 2189 SF machine shed
and large 4000 gallon water storage tank.
* A historic very functional 500 SF cabin is located at the
Deer Flat cow camp.
* The English Place also includes corrals, a small barn and a
* Oregon Land Owner preference tags have been available in the
past and a new owner can inquire with ODW to see what the current status
* Oregon 2011- 2012 fiscal taxes were $1,359 and
Nevada fiscal taxes were $1,168.
This is an outstanding historic large ranch on the
Oregon/Nevada border with an excellent combination of deeded land, range land
and improvements which make it a highly productive, efficient cattle ranch.
It is well suited for cow-calf and or yearling operations. It is big wide
open country with spring watered deeded land interspersed with thousands
of acres of high desert BLM range land, spread along an east west axis
of approximately 35 miles.
The Nouque Ranch offers variety of opportunities from the feed
production, to the central cattle operation and commercial
highway frontage with three billboard signs that produce some
income. The hunting opportunities at the English Place include
ducks, geese, pheasants, antelope and deer along with excellent varmit hunting. The hunting on the deeded ground on top
of the butte and the surrounding BLM is excellent for trophy mule
deer, antelope, chukar and sage hen.
Because the ranch is in both Nevada and Oregon the Seller
has listed the property with a Nevada real estate office which is RE/MAX
Traditions with Kim McCreary as the agent (775)
745-9056 and an Oregon real estate office which is Flying Realty
with Russ Bond as the agent (541) 473-2775. Please feel free to
contact either or both agents for further information.
View up the
driveway at the headquarters.
Note the beautiful
meadow in mid-summer
Main House at headquarters
Working pump hose and ag well Almost the entire interior of
100 horse power electric pump been upgraded and remodeled
floors and granite counter tops.
Functional residence for buckaroos Amazing views of the valley
3 bedroom 2 bath, newly remodeled
Commercial walk in refrigerator!
Corrals at headquarters 6 stall metal
Original willow branch fence keep your equipment out of the weather
Windmill at the English
and stock well
Good set of working corrals, small barn
The meadow at the English
Nice working ranch in
southern Malheur County consisting of 2 homes, and over 5000 deeded acres in
on block, with 308 acre water right,
There are two homes on the property, machine shed and a solid set of
corrals,. In addition to the deeded
ground is an adjoining state land leas of 640 acres and a private BLM
allotment. Home pasture is divided
into 4 separate pastures. Deer, antelope, and upland birds and 5 LOP tags on