Black Canyon Organic Orchard

48.09 Acres - 8401 Bill Burns Rd, Emmett, Idaho 83617

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Organic orchard lying between the Black Canyon Canal and the Farmers Cooperative Canal on the outskirts of Emmett, Idaho. This orchard has been pesticide free for over 20 years! The orchard consists of plum trees, cherry trees, and a variety of apple trees and has irrigation water through Emmett Irrigation District.


The orchard consists of 48.09 acres of mostly level topography with the Farmers Cooperative Canal running along the northern border of the property. On the southern border is the Black Canyon Canal which is the only landform separating the orchard from thousands of acres of public BLM land.

48.09 Deeded Acres
43.42 Water Right Acres
41.51 Acres of Cropland
Apple Trees (variety)
Borders BLM Land
Canal Frontage
Cherry Trees
Plum Trees


The homesite sits along Bill Burns Road at the front of the orchard. The single-level home was built in 2000 and consists of 1,432 sq ft of living space with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The home also has an attached 2-car garage for storing vehicles. Outside is a beautiful low-maintenance yard with white picket fencing, mature shade trees, a covered back patio, and room for a garden. The home site also includes a small fenced-in pasture for horses or small livestock, a storage shed, and plenty of space for RV parking. The seller is in the process of drilling a new well this spring.A new 45 gpm well was installed in spring of 2023.

Built in 2000
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
1,432 sq ft
2 Car Attached Garage
Covered Back Patio
Fenced Backyard
Mature Shade Trees
NEW well
Fenced Pasture
Storage Shed


Emmett residents enjoy their close proximity to recreational opportunities, particularly hunting and fishing. Popular fishing hotspots include Sawyers Pond, Black Canyon Dam, or the Payette River which winds through the community. Area hunters appreciate the exceptional game bird hunting and big game hunting available at their fingertips. Another local natural attraction is Squaw Butte where many people enjoy hiking or snowshoeing.

4.4 miles from the Payette River
7.5 miles from Gem County Golf Course
8.1 miles from Sawyers Pond
8.5 miles from Gem Island Sports Complex
8.6 miles from Downtown Emmett
10.3 miles from Interstate 84
10.5 miles from Wild Rose Manor
14.7 miles from Black Canyon Dam
14.4 miles from Wild Rose Park
15.9 miles from Black Canyon Park
17.1 miles from Firebird Raceway
18.5 miles from Caldwell
20.6 miles from Roystone Hot Springs
22.8 miles from Montour Wildlife Management Area

Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources

The property is irrigated via hand lines and an irrigation pump. Water is provided through the Emmett Irrigation District. The 2021 assessment was $28 per acre and the property includes 43.42 water right acres. The district also charges an annual clerical fee of $50. The total 2021 assessment with clerical fees was $1,265.76. PLEASE NOTE: The Emmett Irrigation District plans to increase its assessments for the next year.


The rural town of Emmett, Idaho is located 8.6 miles from the property, so you are close to shopping and services. Emmett, Idaho is a thriving community that serves as the county seat of Gem County. The region is known as The Valley of Plenty due to its bountiful agriculture industry and rich soils. Gem County produces a variety of tasty fruits from its abundant fruit orchards. These include cherries, apricots, apples, blueberries, and strawberries. In fact, the town even celebrates this during its Emmett Cherry Festival held every summer and the Harvest Festival held every fall. Many of the local orchards even allow the public to come and pick their own produce. Other notable agricultural roles in the Emmett Valley include dairy farming and livestock farming. Emmett is also within a 30 to 60-minute commute from the Boise metro area making it a great place to enjoy the perks of small-town living while still being close to the amenities of a larger city.

Basic Details
Property Type : Farm
Listing Type : For Sale
Listing ID : 8453001
Price : $1,250,000
Year Built : 0
Acres : 48.09 Acres
Address Map
Country : US
State : ID
County : Gem County
City : Emmett
Zipcode : 83617
Street Address : 8401 Bill Burns Rd
Longitude : W117° 20' 42.7''
Latitude : N43° 51' 49.7''
Farm For Sale
  • Listing ID : 8453001
  • Acres : 48.09 Acres
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Hayden Outdoors Real Estate
501 Main St. #A
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