For sale for the first time is the award-winning Ellensburg Canyon Winery (ECW) and vineyard located just 6 miles south of downtown Ellensburg and just to the east of the Yakima River and Canyon Road.
The property consists of 2 Tax Parcels (#10677 & #10682) totaling 16.66 acres of prime western exposure with mountain and river views. Planted are 5 acres of 20 years old wine grapes consisting of 3 acres of Cabernet Franc, 1.4 acres of Riesling and .6 acres of Malbec. The vines planted in 1998 total a 500 case per year production for the licensed and bonded winery included in the sale.
The primary residence on the 6.6-acre Parcel #10677 is a meticulously maintained 2700 square foot two story four-bedroom house with a large ensuite master bedroom, hot tub, sauna and adjacent Gazebo. The grounds are beautifully landscaped with low mowing maintenance.
The 10-acre Parcel #10682 includes 5 acres of KRD ($314.80/year KRD Assessment) precision irrigated Cox Canyon Vineyards, 10’x12’ steel outbuilding, 10’x12’ greenhouse and a 600 square foot shop/tasting room for Ellensburg Canyon Winery.
A true selling feature of the listing is that the property is totally sustainable in that it is Solar Powered by an 85-panel array which feeds back into the PSE Grid, is on its own well and has its own septic system. Notably Ellensburg Canyon Winery was the first commercial vineyard planted in Kittitas County circa 1998. ECW was the 697th licensed wineries in the State of Washington and there are over 950 wineries today.
Available also for sale is all the necessary equipment to run the wine operation and maintain the grounds including; a Kubota 30HP tractor, sprayers, trailers, netting, etc. There is in addition to the equipment an inventory of award winning bottled wine ready for sale and plenty of fermenting wine in the pipeline to keep the winery supplied going forward.