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$22,080,684  •  46,485.65 acres
About an hour’s drive west of Albuquerque, N.M., the Lobo Ranch spreads across 46,485± deeded acres of stunningly beautiful landscape marked by large mesas, rock formations, sandstone bluffs, expansive grasslands and open valleys. This working cattle ranch has outstanding recreational and historical attributes, including abundant wildlife and plentiful habitat, and hundreds of archeological sites and ancient petroglyphs. With elevations that range from approximately 6,100 feet to more than 8,200 feet above sea level, the ranch encompasses several distinct ecosystems that are home to a variety of wildlife from Rocky Mountain Elk, mule deer and Barbary sheep to black bears, mountain lions, quail, turkey and upland birds. Seasonal pastures with excellent winter range along the southern and eastern valley slopes favor both cattle and elk. The current owner grazes approximately 300 animal units in an operation that is biased toward wildlife and range preservation. Improvements include a 3,700-square-foot guest lodge with a large porch and patio with outdoor fireplace, a bunkhouse, manager’s residence, barns, equipment shop and a helicopter hanger. The ranch is accessible year-round via Cibola County Road 1, a county-maintained gravel road, north of Interstate 40 at the Laguna Interchange. The Facts • 46,485± deeded acres adjacent to the Marquez Wildlife Area • 55 miles west of Albuquerque, N.M. • Slightly more than an hour from Sunport, Albuquerque’s International Airport • 53 miles from Grants, N.M., and Grants Municipal Airport • Located on Cibola County Road 1, 15 miles north of Interstate 40 at the Laguna Interchange • Elevation 6,100 ft to 8,200 ft above sea level • Situated in Cibola (95%) and Sandoval Counties Improvements • The Lodge, 3,700± s.f. with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths • The Bunkhouse, 1,512± s.f. with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths • Manager’s residence, Modular home with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath • Equipment Shop, 3,000± s.f. • Hay Barn, 3,900± s.f. • Helicopter hangar, 40’ x 50’ • Horse barn, 1,120± s.f. Water • 20 water wells, including 4 solar powered pumps (quarterly meter reports) through four year period ends in July file for extension • 290 acre feet annually of unperfected water rights • 25 miles of water pipeline • Numerous earthen stock tanks Wind, Solar and Minerals • All mineral rights currently held by owner convey • NextEra Energy operates a wind farm on a high mesa in the northeastern part of the ranch via a lease agreement with Lobo Partners, LLC • Public Service Company of New Mexico owns and operates a 116.05-acre solar farm on the ranch Airports • About 55 miles from Albuquerque Sunport International Airport • 53 miles from Grants Municipal Airport • Dirt airstrip on property approximately 2,600’ X 80’ - small aircraft usage
$2,700,000  •  7,697 acres
Fence Lake Ranch Spanning 7,697± deeded acres, Fence Lake Ranch sits in the heart of New Mexico Game Management Unit (GMU) 12 and just 8 miles north and east of the community of Fence Lake. This unimproved acreage is comprised of diverse terrain with rolling ridges and draws, rock outcroppings, seasonal playas, and open grass pastures. Ample cover for wildlife is found throughout in the form of dense stands of pinon pine, juniper, and cedar. Dirt tanks and a small number of windmills provide water for livestock and wildlife. The ranch is home to elk, mule deer, and pronghorn, and is located in a portion of GMU 12 that is known for producing trophy animals. Portions of the ranch are perimeter fenced and internal roads provide access throughout. Unencumbered by conservation easements, this property represents a unique opportunity to acquire a quality hunting and grazing property that can be operated or configured to suit. Fence Lake Ranch is 2 hours and 20 minutes from Albuquerque and 1 hour and 30 minutes from Grants and the I-40 corridor. The community of Quemado is a 45 minute drive to the south.
$4,494,000  •  4,280 acres
Inscription Rock Ranch, El Morro National Monument, Cibola County NMBordering the El Morro National Monument, Cibola County New Mexico, the Inscription Rock Ranch (+/- 4280 acres) is being offered for the first time since it's been in the same family dating back to the late 1800's. The ranch is part of the original Mirabal Ranch holdings, originally +/- 387,000 acres that ran from Grants New Mexico to the Arizona state line.Inscription Rock is a huge golden piece of sandstone rising from the Ponderosas & Pinion of the New Mexico high desert between Grants and Gallup NM. One of the Wests neatest National Monuments, this well kept secret abounds with history.The main feature of this National Monument is a great sandstone promontory with a pool of water at its base. As a shaded oasis in the western U.S. desert, this site has seen many centuries of travelers. The remains of a mesa-top pueblo are atop the promontory where 1500 people lived in this 875-room pueblo sometime between 1275AD and 1350 AD. The Spaniard explorers called itEl Morro(The Headland). The Zuni Indianscall it "A'ts'ina" (Place of Writings on the Rock). Anglo-Americans called itInscription Rock. Travelers left signatures, names, dates, and stories of their treks. While some of the inscriptions are fading, there are still many that can be seen today, some dating to the 17th Century.Bring your hiking shoes for the 2-mile hike to the pueblo.From there, you'll look out over the adjacent +/- 4280 acres of the Inscription Rock Ranch. The ranch is very level, highly usable ground, with 360-degree views of the El Morro Inscription Rock Monument. The ranch is carrying an incredible resident elk herd with 10 landowner elk tags. Bull elk to 400-inches have been documented in this immediate area and on the ranch and there are over-the-counter landowner mule deer tags, with bucks documented to 217-inches. The property is but a couple hundred yards to a paved highway, it borders a county road and has power on 2 sides. It features a highly productive solar water well centrally located in the ranch and 2 stock ponds. Every arroyo has bull elk rubs and elk trails and the stock tanks are torn up with bull elk wallows.There are no improvements to pay for as the ranch is vacant land with ranch roads throughout. It's traditional use has been a working ranch with elk and mule deer hunting being primary and cattle grazing secondary. The owned minerals will convey.These Western New Mexico big game units are very accessible to Arizona, California and Utah and have very flexible elk seasons with landowner elk tags from September through December and over-the-counter landowner mule deer tags. The ranch is located within minutes of I-40 and the Albuquerque International airport is less than 2 hours.Bring your hiking boots and enjoy the El Morro National Monument. Call or emailtoday for a qualified showing or more information on the Inscription Rock Ranch, Cibola County NM.