Asking Price: $3,500,000
Property Size: 535 +/- acres; 220+/- planted acres; 145 additional cleared and leveled acres ready to plant
Location: Highlands County, Sebring & Venus, Florida
Category: Income Producing Farm
Improvements: 32,000 SF Packing Facility, Managers House, Equipment, Irrigation Infrastructure, Multiple Barns; Five (5) 16” Irrigation wells, 8 Pumping Stations, Overhead Frost Protection on all 220 planted acres
Tax: $24,987 for 2017
Water Use Permits (remaining years on permit):
Sebring Farm – 20 years
Venus Farm – 15 years
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"Hidden Creek is a profitable, well maintained farm with abundant water resources and a high-quality packing facility onsite. A solid investment opportunity with room to expand. Expansion will be cheap-to- finish with excess capacity in the existing irrigation systems, packing facility and cleared land on site."
Hunter Brant, President
Oakwood Realty Group
Hidden Creek Farm is a well-managed, productive, turnkey blueberry farm and packing operation that includes all equipment and facilities to continue growing, packing and selling fruit. Located on two sites, the fields and facility are near major travel corridors US 98 and US 27. The staff and labor have been in place for many years and can stay with the farm. Ten blueberry varieties exist today with 90 acres planted in the last 3 years with current top producing varieties, replacing older less productive varieties. Five 16” irrigation wells between the two farms with between 15 and 20 years remaining on their permits providing ample water for irrigation along with holding ponds to pump out of at each farm. All fields have overhead wabbler-style head freeze protection.
The Sebring Farm is approximately 80 total acres includes a pristine packing and shipping facility with well-maintained equipment and 3 processing lines with room for a 4th. Excess capacity to process more fruit beyond what the farm produces is available here with no further expansion. Packing facility includes a pre-cooling room, 3 processing lines with ample room for expansion, cold storage room, automated weather station and 3,000 plus lugs. An additional backup freezer (18×36), equipment storage facility and offices are attached as well. Fifty (50) acres of planted berries are located here alongside the packing facility.
The Venus Farm is approximately 455 total acres has 170 acres of planted berries and an additional 145 acres of cleared and leveled ground that can be immediately planted. Irrigation infrastructure and capacity exists here for an additional 30 acres of berries.
This information contained herein was gathered from various sources and is deemed to be accurate but should be verified and confirmed by the Buyer. Contact Hunter Brant or Toby Anastasio for additional information or to set up a showing.