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Cottonwood Canyon Ranch
Catron County, New Mexico


Please click on any of the pictures for a larger view

[1] Corrals
[2] Home
[3] Rangeland
[4] Rangeland
[5] View from house
[6] Corrals
[7] Dirt tank
[8] Dirt tank
[9] Rangeland


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The property is located in two non-contiguous parcels known as the North Ranch and the South Ranch being approximately two miles apart. The North Ranch is immediately adjacent to the Arizona state line and lies five miles north of US Highway 60 and stretches seven miles north and three miles from east to west. The South Ranch starts at Cow Springs Corral is located on Highway 60 four miles east of the Arizona state line and reaches three miles north and two miles from east to west.

The North Ranch is accessed from US Highway 60, fourteen miles east of Springerville, Arizona to a county dirt road, then north along the state line, three miles to the ranch boundary. The county road transverses the ranch from south to north. The South Ranch is access from US Highway 60, sixteen miles east of Springerville, to the Cow Springs Corrals, then north ½ mile to the boundary. The South Ranch has historically shared use of the corrals located directly off the highway. Numerous dirt ranch roads provide interior access throughout the ranch.

Land Tenure

North Ranch
1,063 Acres Deeded
3,416 Acres NM State Lease
2,016 Acres BLM
6,495 Acres Total or 10 Sections

South Ranch
440 Acres Deeded
1,392 Acres BLM
1,832 Acres Total or 2.9 Sections

Canyon House
120 Acres Deeded

BLM – Summers Community Allotment
NM State Grazing Lease

Legal Description

Township 1 South Range 21 West
New Mexico Principle Meridian
Section 11: portion

Township 1 North Range 21 West
New Mexico Principle Meridian
Section 3, 28, 33: portion

Township 2 North Range 21 West
New Mexico Principle Meridian
Section 34: portion

Township 10 North Range 31 East
Gila and Salt River Baseline and Meridian
Section 3: portion

Carrying Capacity

North Ranch
17 animal units Deeded
51 animal units State lease
33 animal units BLM
101 animal units total yearlong equivalent

South Ranch
7 animal units Deeded
23 animal units BLM
30 animal units total yearlong equivalent

Canyon House
1 animal unit Deeded

Whole Ranch will run 131 animal units yearlong. Deeded land capacity based on BLM rate of 10 head per section

Property Description
The North Ranch contains 1,063 deeded acres of vacant land intermixed with the State and BLM leases. Tom Phelps Well is located on 40-acres deeded and includes a wire trap with steel storage tank and drinker. The Canyon House is located at the south end of the North Ranch on 120 acres deeded land. The house is a triple-wide 3,000 sq. ft. mobile home located near the southern end of the property. The mobile home was installed in 2008 on a permanent foundation and includes 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fireplace, woodstove and central forces air. The home has a domestic well (not currently working) and septic system and solar system for electricity. There are working corrals located near the center of the ranch with water supplied via pipeline from Tom Phelps Well. The South Ranch has no building improvements and includes 440 deeded acres. A large set of wooden working corrals is located at the south end of the South Ranch on US 60. The corrals are shared use with two other ranches. The whole ranch includes seven pastures and one holding trap.

Plains & Desert Grassland with scattered pinion/juniper woodland. Grasses include; blue grama, sacaton, galleta, rice grass, squirrel tail and needle grass. Browse includes four-wing salt brush, white sage and blue sage.

The North Ranch is served by several dirt tanks and Tom Phelps Well located in the northern portion of the ranch providing 25 gpm and includes over 1 mile of pipeline to the working corrals. The South Ranch is served by dirt tanks and a well along US 60 which is supplied with electricity on a submersible pump.

There are no public utilities available on the ranch except to the well at the corrals on US 60. Electricity is in use for the livestock well.

Price Reduced

Whole Ranch - $998,000
North Ranch - $565,000
South ranch - $225,000
Canyon House - $249,000

This is a nice ranch located within twenty minutes drive from Springerville. The ranch is offered whole or in any combination of the three parts as described above.

Printable Brochure
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Offered for sale exclusively by:
Traegen H. Knight
Headquarters West, Ltd.
PO BOX 1980
St. Johns, AZ 85936
Phone: (928) 524-3740, Fax: (928) 563-7004, Cell: (602) 228-3494
Email: info@headquarterswest.com

Web: www.headquarterswest.com

Disclaimer: This information was obtained from sources deemed to be reliable but is not guaranteed by the Broker. Prospective buyers should check all the facts to their satisfaction. The property is subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal.

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