EL OCIO RANCH is 2180 total acres comprised of 640 deeded and 1540 BLM acres. LOCATION: This beautiful turn key ranch is located 60 miles South of Grants, NM or 35 miles north of Pie Town. In Cibola and Catron Counties. South of El Malpais National Monument.
COMMENTS: This gentleman's ranch offers beautiful scenic views of mesas and sandstone bluffs. You can enjoy a quiet lifestyle or entertain friends. The terrain is tree-covered with open meadows and plenty of beautiful ponderosa pines, oak, red cedar, and pinon trees. This ranch would make a great hunting lodge, bed and breakfast, dude ranch, or corporate retreat. Own your own cows and horses while enjoying this beautiful get away home in the mountains. The ranch name says it all, El Ocio. It means pleasure, kickback and enjoy, or have a good time! Now is a good time to own a piece of New Mexico in Gods Country!
IMPROVEMENTS: The 1900 sf. home has an open style kitchen, dining, and living room. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It has a pro-panel roof, log siding, tongue n groove ceiling, wood doors, fireplace, forced air heat, pergo flooring, berber carpet, walk in closets, and can lights. It was built in 2000. There is a large wood deck with a beautiful view of the Techado Mesa. All the furnishings in the house are of high quality. The items and appliances are practically new. The 4 wheeler and trailer also goes with the ranch Detached 3 car garage with concrete floor. An older little one room cabin with bathroom. The shipping corrals are made of pipe.
ELEVATION: Ranges from 7500 to 8000 ft.
HUNTING: The owner has a Cooperative Elk Authorization agreement with the neighbor and receives 3 tags annually. 1 either sex elk bow, 1 mature bull elk muzzle-loader, and 1 anterless elk muzzle-loader. The ranch is in hunting unit 13. Some of Americas Top Trophy Elk are in this area. Bull Elk in the 350 to 400 class are common. There are excellent mule deer in this area. There are also wild turkey, bears, mountain lions, bobcats, coyotes, and a variety of other wildlife on the ranch! Contact the listing broker for more information.
WATER: Water is provided from 2 wells each with its own electric submersible pump. One of the wells fills a 1,000 gallon poly storage tank and 2 drinking troughs. There is a jet pump which pressurizes the water to the house. Water is also provided by 2 surface dirt tanks. East House well is 580' deep and static water level is 280'. Corral Well is 300' deep and static water level is 127'.
TAXES: $742.76 annually
The ranch is fenced for livestock grazing. Road to the Headquarters is maintained by the County. Power is served by Socorro Electric Cooperative. Phone is supplied by Western New Mexico Telephone Company. There is DSL internet at the house and new fiber optic cable.