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*** SOLD*** Covered Bridge Farm, Scio Oregon

Beautiful Creek Front Property. Located next to the picturesque Shimanek Covered Bridge near Scio Oregon. This farm is has approximately 107 acres of water rights, several barns and out buildings and a 1950’s home.





  • Address: 39140 Richardson Gap Road Scio, Oregon 97374 
  • Closest city (area): Scio, Oregon 
  • Price: $995,000 
  • Lot Size: 154.42 tax roll acres 
  • Annual Property Tax: $3,033 
  • Bedrooms:
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  • Square Footage: 2320 


This property is located in Township 10S, Range 1W, Section 9, Tax Lot 100, Linn County, Oregon. Said property is further described as being sited at 39140 Richardson Gap Rd, Scio, Oregon. This is approximately 4 miles east of the City of Scio which is east of the Linn County seat of Albany.  


This farm is located on a bench above Thomas Creek. The irrigated land lies next to Thomas Creek which supplies the irrigation water. The land slopes slightly to the south. The online Linn County Area soil survey indicates that the soils on the subject property are a mixture of approximately 28% Class II Chehalis silty clay loam and McBee silty clay loam, 41% Class III Conser silty Clay loam, Dixonville-Philomath-Hazelair complex (3-12% slopes) and Wapato silty clay loam, 8% Class VI Fluvents-Fluvaquents complex (nearly level) and 2% Class VII Ritner cobbly silty clay loam (30-60% slopes). The northern portion of the property, approximately 95 acres, is utilized as cattle pasture. The southern portion, approximately 50 acres, is currently in perennial rye grass and has been used for irrigated row crops.  


The property is zoned by the Linn county Planning Department as Exclusive Farm Use (EFU). 


The home on this farm was constructed in 1954 and according to the Linn County Assessor's Office has 2,320 square feet. There are 4 bed rooms and two baths. The home is solidly built but in need of updating. There are two feeder barns (36'x100' and 40'x40') ; a machine Shed (30'x80') and two other sheds (20'x40' and 20'x24'). These buildings are servicable but in need of some repairs. The domestic well for the home was drilled in 1996 to a depth of 110'. It air tested at 40 gallons per minute at the time it was drilled.  


An online review of the Oregon Water Resource Departments records disclosed four water right filings on the subject property in the name of Carol W. & Sylvia E. Crenshaw. Said filings are as follow: *Certificate # 21321 for the irrigation of 75.6 acres from the waters of Thomas Creek with a priority date of November 9, 1951. *Certificate # 27095 for the irrigation of 32.1 acres from the waters of Thomas Creek with a priority date of August 20, 1958. *Certificate # 49334 for the purpose of livestock watering directly from Thomas Creek with a priority dating from 1901. *Application # P 81735 for fish and wild life uses from a spring/pond with a priority of 12/2/1996  


This is a very picturesque farm located on the banks of Thomas Creek. The home is in a very attractive setting. It sets in the oaks, above the lower irrigated land. The barns, pasture and oak grove completes the picture. Good water rights for 100+ acres of land give the new owner an opportunity to grow a wide variety of crops. The Shimanek Covered Bridge that sets on the southern property line complete the picture. A truly beautiful property.  


Information is from sources deemed reliable but not guaranteed by the broker. Agri-Business Real Estate Services proudly represents the sellers of this property; buyers are urged to seek independent verification, through professional inspections and personal review, of the condition of the property and the facts contained herein. Property is subject to prior sale, price change, correction or withdrawal 

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