About the Brenneman Estate
Address: 28903 Tampico Road
Closest city (area): Corvallis
Lot Size: 151.24 tax roll acres
Annual Property Tax: $1,707.11 (2010-2011 tax year)
Location / Legal Description: The Estate is located within T10S, R4W, Section 19, Tax Lot 1800, Benton County, Oregon, (Account #006076), with a physical address of 28903 Tampico Road, Corvallis, Oregon, 97330. It is bordered on the South by Tampico Road, a paved Benton County maintained roadway. The Estate is located approximately seven miles north of Corvallis and west of State Highway 99 West. View our Parcel Map to see the whole property.
Existing Land Features: Property consists of 151.24 tax roll acres with approximately 50 acres in cultivation and 54 acres m/l in young timber mixed with older fir and oak groves. The balance of the farm acreage is in home site, brush land and roadways around the farm. The online Benton County Area Soil Survey indicates that the soils are approximately 38% Class II Abiqua silty clay loam and Jory silty clay loam, 12% Class III Conser silty clay loam, Witham silty clay loam and Dixonville complex with 2% to 12% slopes, 12% Class IV Dixonville complex and Jory-Gelderman complex both with 12% to 30% slopes and 37% Class VI Witzel-Ritter complex with 3% to 20% slopes. These soils are all well suited to grass seed, pasture and timber production. The properties elevation ranges from 350 feet to 595 feet.
Zoning: Property is dually-zoned – EFU (Exclusive Farm Use) and RR-10 (Rural Residential, 10-acre minimum).
Existing Property Improvements: The existing Estate residence consists of a two-story farmhouse, originally constructed in 1912, with 1,414 square feet, plus a 1,246 square feet finished basement, and an attached two vehicle carport. The 5 bay shop measures 1,425 square feet (26’ x 58’) and has two 10’ and three 8’ overhead doors. Attached to this shop is a 1,450 (24’ x 58’) square foot lean-to shed with a compacted gravel base material ground surface. A barn/shop building, located east of the house, is a 4,020 square foot (67’ x 60’) wood framed metal building with a partial concrete floor. It has historically been utilized as a shop but could be converted to a barn with minimal effort and cost. Adjacent to the barn/shop building is a spring-fed pond with pedestrian pier-built dock.
Historical Quonsets: There are six earthen-covered Quonsets and numerous small wood buildings on the property. The Quonsets are earthen-covered bunkers from the previous Camp Adair operations that utilized the property as a troop training ground during World War II. They have concrete floors, steel doors and metal framing. The Quonsets are vacant and have been utilized for various storage purposes throughout their known history. There are no longer Quonsets located on public land within Benton County. The only remaining historical Quonsets are only located on a select few privately owned properties located in the former Camp Adair area.
Irrigation: Although there is no agricultural irrigation located on the Estate, the Oregon Department of Water Resource’s records indicate that a domestic well, tested when drilled at 20 gallons per minute, was drilled in 1991 to a depth of 217 feet. View the property’s well log here.
Remarks: This is a remarkable Estate with a rich history and a lot of potential. It has numerous attractive home sites located throughout. Several good-condition, useable buildings and adequate tillable land for a myriad of agricultural opportunities, livestock, horse barn / arena operations are possible on this Estate. The various timber and oak adds value that will continue to compound over time. Numerous building sites with fantastic views could be developed on the property as there is adequate zoning to accomplish this. Another opportunity may be present in the form of conserving this site for certain types of endangered plants and animals or through the Greenbelt Land Trust.
Property is in farm deferral, which carries a potential tax liability. If you are unfamiliar with this terminology, please discuss it with the listing broker.