Al Swan

Cow Creek Ranch - $825,000

Cow Creek Ranch


  •  Over 100 acres
  •  Fishing creek
  •  House with 2 living quarters
  •  Irrigated pasture
  •  Horse barn & Hay Barn / Shop
  •  Winter range
  •  Creek side Building sites


With over 100 deeded acres, the Cow Creek Ranch offers a variety of terrain included irrigated pasture, winter range, tree covered hills, ponds and a year-around creek. Bordered to the east with over 2000 feet of creek frontage; to the north and south by large ranches, the ranch offers plenty of privacy and seclusion. Topography elevation ranges from approximately 500' to 700' with a variety of open space and oak and pine covered hills with terrific views.


The main home has 2 separate living quarters totaling approx. 3400 sq ft.
West unit - With its own separate entrance, the unit on the west side offers 1 bedroom, 1 bath, living area, kitchen and a huge bonus room on a second level. This unit is approx. 1500 sq ft.
Center unit - With 2 separate entrances, the unit in the center offers a large country kitchen, living area, dining area, bath and a small loft on the main floor. Upstairs is a large master bedroom and bath; and another 2 bedrooms with a shared bath. This unit is approx. 1900 sq ft.
On a the east portion of the building, is a spacious 750 sq ft RV storage area with 14' roll-up doors at either end.

 Horse Barn

A well constructed 4 stall horse barn is located near the northeastern corner of the acreage. The barn offers 4 indoor and outdoor stalls, tack room, hay storage and concrete floors.


The ranch currently offers a house with living quarters; a 4 stall horse barn and a separate hay barn / shop. The county indicates that the property can have 2 separate residences.


The ranch has a large stock pond near the center of the acreage.


Flowing all year long, Little Cow Creek forms the eastern boundary of the ranch with over 2000' of creek frontage. The cold clear waters of this very picturesque creek offers plenty of trout and salmon for the avid fisherman.

 Irrigation Water

A local water district offers both drinking and irrigation water to the ranch. The water is piped underground to various parts of the ranch.

 Domestic Water

Although there is an old hand dug well on the ranch, the drinking water is supplied by a local water district. Water is currently piped to the main house, horse barn, pasture, garden area, and two building sites.


Presently water from the local water district supplies irrigation to approximately 2-3 acres, which is currently used for horse pasture. The irrigation system can be expanded to additional acreage.

 Potential Uses

The Cow Creek Ranch offers a variety potential uses that include recreation, horses, cattle, farming, fishing, vineyard and more.
With much of the infrastructure already in place, there is an ideal opportunity to build your dream home. There is one building site with terrific views overlooking the creek. It is level, with power, water and septic in place.
In addition, there is a second building site with power, water and septic in place. Both building sites have been approved by the county.

 Present Use

The owners are presently using the ranch as a private home, raising horses and domestic livestock.


The ranch is located approximately 8 air miles northeast of the City of Redding (pop. 90,000) in Northern California's scenic Shasta County and near the small rural community of Bella Vista. Surrounded by numerous rural homes and small ranches, the Cow Creek Ranch is conveniently located near shopping, schools and services.

Surrounded by the best spring, summer, fall and winter outdoor recreation in the nation, this ranch is within 90 minutes of it all! Lying within the heart of the Shasta Cascade Wonderland, the ranch is located near national parks, recreation and wilderness areas; numerous lakes; several rivers; skiing and snowmobiling; hunting and fishing, etc.


Along with salmon and trout in the creek, the acreage offers a variety of wildlife including deer, turkey, ducks and geese.


The northern portion of the ranch is zoned Rural Residential (RR) District; and the southern portion is zoned Limited Agricultural (A1) District

The ranch is one legal parcel divided into 2 separate Assessor parcels:
Shasta County Assessor Parcel Numbers:
305-440-005 (1.8+- acres)
305-440-006 (100+- acres)


Currently offered at $825,000.


Nearest International Airport

Sacramento International
Distance from property: 162
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Nearest Regional Airport

Redding Municipal
Distance from property: 15
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Nearest Paved Airport

Redding Municipal
Distance from property: 15
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  • Community of Bella Vista: 2 miles
    California Interstate 5: 8 miles
    City of Redding: 12 miles
    San Francisco: 226 miles
    Reno, NV: 197 miles

    Nearest Elementary School: 1.3 mi
    Nearest High School: 7 mi
    Nearest Community College: 6 mi

    Lassen National Park: 47 miles
    Shasta Lake: 9 miles
    Whiskeytown Lake: 19 miles
    Mt. Shasta Ski Park: 74 miles

 Property boundaries


 Property location




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