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Nashua Road Ranch I
Nashua Road, Blanco District

Price:  Sold
Acres: 45.8 farmable acres
Zoning: Farmland (F/40)

Contact Info:

John Piini (DRE: 00542238)
Work: (831) 422-5327x103
Fax (831) 422-8280

Location Map


Located in the Blanco District of the Salinas Valley, this ranch (formerly part of the Nielson Ranch) is situated off Nashua Road approximately 7.5 miles NW of Salinas and 3.5 miles SW of Castroville. 

Blanco District:
The Blanco District is regarded as the premier farming district of the Salinas Valley with fertile soils and a cool coastal climate.  These factors provide an ideal growing environment for a wide variety of fresh vegetable crops and strawberries.

Property Description:

The Nashua Road Ranch has 54.7 gross acres and 45.8 usable acres that include 10.3 acres of organic farmland.  This ranch has a level topography with good drainage and light soils that enable two crops per year.


The soils are mostly of the Pacheco series with the remainder of the Metz series.  These are fertile soils typical of the area.  The ranch has a level topography and good drainage (drain tiles are not needed).  The primary crop is lettuce with rotations of broccoli, cauliflower or stawberries.


Water is provided by CSIP and distributed through a high pressure system capable of drip, furrow or sprinkler irrigation. 
Domestic water is provided by a domestic well.

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