101 SE Third
Pearson Mtn. Properties, LLC
Union County is located in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. The largest city, LaGrande, is the county seat for Union County and has a university (Eastern Oregon University). The area consists of foothills, nearly level valley floors, and low terraces and timbered mountains. Union County is surrounded by National Forests and has abundant recreation sites including campgrounds, picnic areas, and ski areas. Recreational activities include hunting, fishing, hiking, camping and skiing.
The property is unique and offers a nicely blocked parcel of land that offers a quiet lifestyle with fantastic views without interference from the outside world. The unit offers hunting for elk, deer and bear. There are cougar, coyotes and a host of small critters. There are grouse for bird hunting. The fishing is very good from the Grande Ronde River. It has excellent runs of steelhead, salmon and very good trout fishing. It is also a great place for cross-country skiing and has lays of area to run four wheelers. The property has enough acreage to have LOP Land Owner Preference tags for the state of Oregon for hunting.
The unit is located in the Blue Mountains about 16 +/- miles southeast from Elgin, Oregon. The roads are mostly improved county roads.
The property is approximately 361.76 total acres as shown by the Union County Assessor’s Maps. It is situated along the Grande Ronde River and has a small partition of land that fronts the river.
The owner does not warrant that there are any mineral rights available. However, any mineral or geothermal rights owned by seller are included as part of the property being offered for sale.
County zoning is regulated by the State of Oregon, and farm and agriculture zoning discourages development of agriculture and forest lands. This is accomplished through mandating large parcel sizes for home site development and very strict environmental and building codes.
Oregon Trail Electric is the Power Company that services this area. The lines run through the property but have not been used. They are located at 107 Elm Street LaGrande, Oregon 97850. They can be reached by phone at: 541-963-3155. The water system is run from a solar panel.
There is a well near the cabin that has a solar panel and cistern.
The soils are mostly silt loam that are moderately deep well drained soils. The soils are formed in colluvium and residuum derived dominantly from basalt. The soils as shown by the soil survey by the USDA for Union County. They are as follows:
The elevation runs from 2,355 feet to about 3,180 feet.
Rainfall and Frost-Free Days:
The average rainfall runs from about 17 inches to about 3 inches per annum with frost-free days being about 100 to 120 days.
The taxes for last year, 2010, were $794.38.
The view of the Grande Ronde River, and the serenity it brings, make this property very special. Power runs through the property. Looking Glass Creek runs through a portion of the property. The creek is a State of Oregon fish hatchery and has lots of history. The hatchery is about 1 ½ miles from the property road. The property has frontage on the Grande Ronde River. Palmer Junction was a stop for the Union Pacific Railroad.
Robin Fletcher, Broker
Please contact The Whitney Land Company office to schedule a showing. A listing agent must be present at all times to tour the property.