Historic Maddalena Ranch

Beckwourth, CA

$1,650,000 | 120 +/- Acres | Plumas County

The historic Maddalena Ranch is nestled below Reconnaissance Peak at the northern edge of Sierra Valley.  The land extends gently upward from the valley floor providing expansive views. Flanking USFS & BLM, it offers an abundance of recreational & agricultural opportunities with 120 usable acres and direct access to thousands of wilderness acres. The home's creative concepts blend an expert use of vintage and modern materials.  A historic barn, deeded spring, pond, mature trees, rustic log cabin, workshop, greenhouse, and AG well offer a genuine lifestyle. Easily accessible to Reno, Tahoe/Truckee, Portola, and Graeagle.

  • With all the ambience of the Old West and situated in one of the earliest and best homestead locations in the picturesque Sierra Valley is an artistic and distinctive farmhouse with stunning 360 degree views!
  • The extremely comfortable and spacious home has been meticulously renovated from top (new high profile 50 yr roof & corrugated steel porch roof) to bottom (slab granite foundation.) AND in between with high end SS appliances, artistic room designs, creative use of vintage materials, reclaimed timbers, patios, & decks!
  • Fantastic open floor plan allows for many guests yet condenses perfectly for just two people living on the main floor.
  • A deeded mountain spring meanders in front of the masterfully crafted rustic log cabin to the west of the main house for a very special guest house or studio. Sit on the porch, enjoy your coffee and listen to the water trickle into the clear, tranquil pond!
  • Full southern exposure and rich soil offers ideal and abundant grazing conditions with complete perimeter and cross fencing. The ag. well profusely pumps clean mountain water to many 4" irrigation risers presenting the opportunity to raise hay.
  • Currently in the Williamson Act, providing significant tax advantages. Opportunity for placing in a conservation easement/trust with financial gain to new owner.
  • Adjacent 160 acres is not listed but available for purchase to buyer of this ranch. Additional close in proximity properties available as well for a larger ranching venture.
  • Located in the coveted X6b deer hunting zone and adjacent to USFS & BLM lands, trophy bucks abound as well as many other indigenous wildlife species.
  • Very private and rural, yet access is quite simple and quick to Hwy 70 and on to Reno, Truckee/Tahoe, Graeagle, all offering the finest as recreational, dining , and/or entertainment destinations.

3250 Maddalena Road


39.8206165N , 120 W


From Hwy 70 go north on Maddalena Road to the 90 degree turn. Continue about 2 mile. Turn left onto dirt road. Follow to end Turn right approximately 1/4 mile to the ranch.


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Scott Ulch
Scott Ulch

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Marlene Boggs
Marlene Boggs

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Office: (530) 994-3050

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