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The Chicken Ranch

Forest Rd 50 : Milan, NM 87021

Cibola County, New Mexico

160 Acres
$1,250,000 USD
$7,813 / ac
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Land Description

The Chicken Ranch is an exquisite piece of property nestled in the Ponderosa Pines of Cibola County, NM. This property has it all. A beautiful two-story, 4bedroom/3bathroom home with many custom accents including log beams that were cut on site, and custom doors and cabinets. From the upstairs bedroom, there is a balcony overlooking the ranch with a view all the way to Mount Taylor, along with a beautiful porch below that wraps around two sides of the home. This property has 2 wells one currently unused and is completely fenced. The stunning home was built entirely with lumber milled on site from the property--floor, roof, everything. Substantial fire mitigation was accomplished in the process. Antique cook stove and efficient wood stove are included. Electric baseboard heat serves as back up to solar panels that heat the crawl space. Horse barn and corrals. Good cell phone and tv reception.One of the prime features on the ranch is the year-round spring, one of the only year-round water sources in the area. With the water comes the wildlife. Some of which include Elk, some Mule Deer, Turkey, and Bear. This property borders The Cibola National Forest consisting of more than 1.6 million acres on Four sides, except for approximately 300 yards on the West side of the property that borders private land with perimeter fencing and multiple access gates. The Chicken Ranch is located in Game Management Unit 10 and has been receiving either one rifle 2019 one Either Sex bow tag 2020 through the small contributing ranch pool. The property is comprised of approximately 40 open meadow with native grasses, and 60 treed in Ponderosa Pine, Alligator Juniper, and Rocky Mountain Juniper. Beautiful rock outcroppings and undisturbed canyons compliment the property even further. The Chicken Ranch is both secluded and accessible with well-maintained Roads all the way to the driveway. Grants, NM is approximately a 30-minute drive from the property and offers most important amenities including a hospital, a Wal Mart, schools including the Nmsu community college, a mining museum, an art museum and a history museum. A small airport nearby serves helicopters and small private planes and jets. Albuquerque NM is approximately 2 hours from the ranch and makes up for just about anything Grants does not have. Cibola county has a population of approximately +/-26,000 people and is known for its unique outdoors attractions such as La Ventana Natural Arch, El Malpais National Conservation Area, and the Cibola National Forest. For anyone not interested in ranching or hunting, El Morro National Monument, which is designated a dark sky site is about 15 miles west of the home. The Ice Caves are within 10 miles. Zuni Pueblo is about 60 miles west. Famous Sky City Acoma Pueblo is 45 minutes east and the world-renowned Chaco Canyon is less than 2 hours from Grants. It is truly a hub for a variety of tourist attractions.An annual 4th of July Parade and Rodeo is a yearly highlight, and the Quadrathlon on Mt Taylor in February brings athletes from around the country.Please call today for more information on this unique ranch or to schedule a qualified showing. Financial verification is required prior to all showings.

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