California Olive Farm For Sale


Family circumstances (grandchildren) have caused the Owner/developer/farmer to relocate out of area, thus providing an amazing opportunity for the right person.

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TAX RATE AREA:  054-036, 

DISTRICTS:  Atascadero

COMMUNITY & PLANNING AREA:  Rural El Pomar ~ El Pomar – Estrella


ZONING:  AG - Agriculture (Allows for detached guest house under 1200 SQ. FT, plus main residence)

GENERAL OVERVIEW: Paso Robles valley view retreat guest home, with passive farm income, live the Mediterranean lifestyle with olive farm and fresh vegetables from raised garden boxes.

Olive orchard and newly renovated landscaping have irrigation systems on timers to allow the new owner to travel or use as second residence until retirement. The Guest House will give the most discriminating Buyer an instant understanding  of the quality & attention to detail found everywhere on this property. The property is so extensive we have attached all the details in the listing as a PDF. Please request all the attached documents for more information.

The property is located on Beautiful Camp 8 Road, in the Creston area of Paso Robles, with easy access to either Atascadero via Hwy. 41 or to Paso Robles via Creston Road.  It is situated on the easterly side of Camp 8 Road with endless views to the west of the gorgeous Paso Robles vineyards and foothills, including the most westerly Coastal Mountain Ranges as well as nearly a 360° view from the building site for the main home.

The property currently provides a gorgeous 1190 Sq. Ft. Custom designed and built Guest Home, a fully insulated garage currently used as a Certified Olive Oil processing and bottling room, just steps from the guest home.  The land has extensive planned uses and currently is an operating Olive Orchard and bottling facility with a Registered Trademark for the  Olive Oil Labels (PASO GOLD). 

In addition, the sellers have planted an organic vegetable garden as well as an organic orchard containing apricot, peach, apple, pear and cherry organic trees.

THE WELL: Currently producing at 26 GPM (Blow Test at 110 GPM) (see attached well report), a new 1½ HP pump which pumps to 10,000 gallons of water storage at the top of the hill.  (Gravity flows at about 34 PSI, but is boosted to the standard 60 PSI for the house)   For economy as well as the Absentee Owner or full time on site owner, the Orchard gravity feed watering system is set up on Timers.  There is a 200 amp electrical service to the pump house with a dedicated meter for expansion (building your dream home).

See attached well report

THE CURRENT RESIDENCE: As per building code Requirements, built to only 1190 Sq. Ft., thereby allowing for the building of the main residence on the top of the hill.  However, this is not your “normal” Guest house.  The attention to detail is that may be found in some multimillion dollar homes.  Beginning from the covered front porch you enter into the great room flooded in light from the many windows, French Doors, all with unsurpassed views.  Vaulted ceilings throughout, recessed lighting as well as a built in hall credenza with switch controlled sconce lighting.  Maple floors grace the living room and bedrooms and complement the amazing 24 x 24 inch porcelain tile flooring in the kitchen and dining bath and some other areas of the home.  There is not a place you can stand without the views!

And then there is the tile; all hand selected by the Sellers and including handmade tiles from Rojo Mountain (which was located in Mexico but is now gone).  Each tile is a unique piece of art and placed in various sizes and shapes forming a warm and artistic atmosphere for the entire kitchen and great room.  There is also the most unusual and original double row of individually handmade tiles from Hungary.  Each tile has a different texture and pattern.  There is under mount cabinet lighting, with a double under mount sink w/disposal & Kohler fixtures, an Amana

Propane stove and oven, GE Profile Microwave hood, Maytag Dishwasher and Amana refrigerator.  The large intricately tiled Center Island, allows for entertainment and again the Views! A floor to ceiling raised brick hearth is located in the corner of the living room, where there is a “Lopi Answer Wood Stove”.  In addition to the R-38 insulation in the ceiling, plus all the exterior walls being insulated, the Owner installed a ceiling recirculation system so the wood stove actually can heat all the rooms.  There is, of course a Heat & A/C System.  All the floor moldings are six inch.

The Master Bedroom On Suite offers a gorgeous double-sink counter, with tumbled travertine and handmade tiles sourced out of the Country, as a distinctive border.  A great extra-large walk-in Shower, nice size walk-in closet and beautiful 24 x 24 inch Porcelain floor tiles.  French Doors lead to the covered breeze-way.  The Guest bath also has this amazing handmade tile as well as tumbled travertine plus a custom designed mirror with a tile frame.  There is a combo tub/shower with all upgraded fixtures.

The attention to detail in the “Guest Home” provides one with the understanding that everything on this property was done right, and with the utmost of care and knowledge. Consider the potential for Vacation rental after your dream home is built on the hill. 

The Guest home is separated from the garage by a breeze-way.  There are full RV hookups, including black water dump with 30 amp service, satellite, and phone. The Propane Tank for the property is rented from Suburban Propane and was installed out of sight underground.  Suburban Propane is responsible for maintaining and removal if ever required or needed.

THE TWO-CAR-GARAGE:  Converted to the Olive Oil Processing Facility.The State of California Health Dept. has issued the Food Processor Permit in the Clean Room, (Garage) and includes the Bottling Area. The price includes all the equipment as outlined on the attached Organic Farming Equipment List dated August 1, 2013.  The building is insulated with R-38, and has vaulted ceilings.

THE OLIVE ORCHARD:   There are currently over 3,000  Olive Trees, 6,000 new emitters and 12,000 feet of new drip line with an extensive automated drip irrigation System.  The Olive trees are high density planted in the hedgerow format which produces shorter trees allowing for manual pruning and harvest without ladders; thereby eliminating damage to the trees.  These trees are always manually harvested and delivered within four hours or less, to the local Mill in Templeton.  880 trees are Arbequina (Spanish-highest oil content) 680 trees are Koroneiki (Greek – highest anti-oxidant) and 1500 Arbosana (Spanish – fruity and light).

THE BUSINESS: The Seller currently sells his Paso Robles Gold  Olive Oil which he harvests from his farm, at the farmers markets in both the San Francisco and Los Angeles area.  In addition; there is potential for Organic certification. And also a huge and currently untapped market for cosmetic olive oil; the demand is amazing and needs additional developing.

THE FUTURE: There has been extensive and detailed infrastructure installed for the planned main home; swimming pool and pool house/entertainment center, plus a workshop and bottling room. All the drainage is in and engineered by the National Resource Conservation Group.  (This may include the Government paying for the 2017 natural resource management for subject property.)

Careful consideration was given to the location of the guest home with detached garage, as well as the location of the well, pump and irrigation control systems, the location of the water tanks on the top of the hill and the future main residence provide gravity pressure to the farm irrigation system and buildings.

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Residenence items included

1.       Appliances including refrigerator

2.       35 gallon per day reverse osmosis unit

3.       Commercial water softener

4.       Orchards and landscape irrigation timers

House items negotiable to assist second home buyer

1.       Furniture excluding a few personal pieces

2.       Washer  / dryer

3.       Pump house expansion plans and canceled permit

4.       Pool and pool house layout drawings

Olive orchard related items negotiable to assist buyer

1.       Olive oil label design

2.       Federal trademark

3.       Website 

4.       National Organic Program (NOP) application binder with assistance to assist new owner to apply for organic status of vegetables and processor handler.

5.       4 station bottling machine with local tech support

6.       Danby 12,000 BTU air conditioner for bottling room (new in box)

7.       Space heater for bottling room

8.       4 macrobin harvest bins

9.       4 hand harvest buckets

10.   6,  55gal plastic food drums

11.   3 stainless steel tables

12.   4 stainless steel storage racks

13.   Irrigation manifold rate meter measures GPM to orchards

14.   10 gallon gravity fertigation unit

15.   3 , 15 gal organic fertilizer drums

Organic Processor bottle room equipment

1.       4 station bottle machine manufactured in SLO makes it easy to get service or parts

2.       3 stainless tables

3.       Stainless restaurant style sink

4.       Washer  / dryer

5.       Portable a/c and heater for oil climate control

6.       6 , 55gal plastic barrels for oil storage with liners

7.       4 stainless bottle shelving units

8.       1 plastic shelve unit

9.       3 gal organic soap

10.   3, 5gal oil containers

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