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Nashua Road Ranch II
Nashua Road, Blanco District

Price:  Sold
Acres: 58.2 farmable acres
Zoning: Farmlands (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 ranch has 95.53 gross acres with 39.8 farmable acres on the east side of the Salinas River, and 18.4 farmable acres on the west side of the river.  The acreage on the east side of the river adjoins the acreage of Nashua Road Ranch I (listed separately). 


The soils on the east side of the river is approximately 2/3rds Pacheco clay loam and 1/3 Metz complex.  The soil on the west side of the river has a light sandy profile with about 2/3rds Metz fine sandy loam and 1/3rd Pico fine sandy loam. 

These soils are suitable for growing a variety of fresh vegetable crops and strawberries.


Water is provided by the Castroville Seawater Intrusion Project (CSIP).  The farmland is improved with underground high-pressure lines. 

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