Merced County provides the perfect setting for productive farmland. It sits in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, also known as the Central Valley, approximately 92 miles west of Yosemite National Park and 73 miles east of Monterey Bay. Farms in this region thrive in the semi-arid climate, with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The Merced River, San Joaquin River, and multiple creeks, deliver Sierra snowmelt water throughout the region. Farms have good access to water from multiple irrigation districts: Merced, Turlock, Central California, and 11 additional sources.
A high percentage of the United States’ almonds, pistachios, strawberries, and many other crops, are grown in Merced County. Cattle and chicken ranches thrive as well, rounding out Merced county’s top agricultural commodities.
Besides providing great access to recreation, Merced County offers the perfect setting for ranch estates nestled on generously sized properties. With sprawling acreage and good access to water, Merced County satisfies the buyer looking for elbow room as well as the potential to grow thriving gardens or ride horses.
Whether you are searching for that special Merced County property for your ideal ranch estate, or need to sell your ranch estate property, you can count on Premier California Properties to meet your needs and bring you success.