Ranch For Sale 8 Miles North of Quemado NM on Highway 601 in Catron County
This 5,739 acre working cattle/hunting ranch is comprised of 2000 deeded acres along with a 2939 acre state land lease and about an 800 acre BLM lease. The ranch sits at about 6500-6900 feet and according to US Climate Data receives on average 12 inches of rainfall and 24 inches of snowfall. Located in Game Management Unit 12, the parcel is currently signed up to receive elk hunting authorizations from the State Game and Fish Department. GMU 12 is known for elk hunting but also for mule deer, pronghorn and many other wildlife species. Habitat on the ranch consists of various vegetation communities to include several species of grasses, forbs and mast producing brush and trees such as four-wing saltbush, winter fat, pinyon pine and juniper. Good cover is provided along the mesas and draws.
Catron County Ranch Property For Sale, great location within hours of amenities and outdoor recreation
The ranch is located in the northern portion of Catron County within a few hours drive to major amenities and additional outdoor recreation.
Albuquerque NM 3 hour drive east
Gila National Forest 1.5 hour drive south
Quemado Lake NM 1 hour drive south
Grants NM 2.5 hour drive north
Gallup NM 2 hour drive north
Springerville AZ 1 hour and 15 min. drive west
Showlow AZ 2 hour drive west
Life Style Property with a historic perspective
The original Orona Ranch started in the early 1900'S. Historic remnants are still scattered throughout relating to the deep history of the area. The original 31x30 Rock home still stands guard adding an unsurpassed character of days gone by. Built in the 1950'S, the approximately 1400 square foot home is in great shape with additional rooms that were added a few years later. Could be used as a home or hunters cabin. Also a 28x40 barn with pens and a 30x20 workshop/storage are at the headquarters. A set of shipping pens are located near the entrance to the headquarters. Five wells are scattered about the property with a combo of electric pumps and windmills. Property is fenced and cross fenced with pastures.
Call Mike Gustin United Country Farm & Home Realty for more details about this amazing ranch & hunting property in Catron County New Mexico.
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