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8680 acres in Chaves County, New Mexico

545 A Bottomless, Roswell, New Mexico 88201

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Details for 545 A Bottomless

County:Chaves Type:Acreage w/House Acres:8680
Address:545 A Bottomless City:Roswell State:New Mexico
Zip:88201 Price: Property Sold Status:Sold

Bedrooms:3 Baths:3 Sq. Feet:3300
Property ID: 1159492

Description of 545 A Bottomless

Roswell Ranch is an oasis within the Llano Estacado of southeastern New Mexico. The expanse of the ranch overlooks the vast Pecos River Valley and the adjoining Bottomless Lakes State Park. Proximity of the ranch is only fifteen miles east of Roswell, eight miles northeast of Dexter, and sixty-five miles east of the mountain resort community of Ruidoso, New Mexico. Roswell, population 50,000 people, is the hub city for southeastern New Mexico and is the Chaves County seat.

Access is off Wichita, a paved road then east along the new Roswell Ranch Road which has gated controlled access. This ranch offers an exclusive cowboy lifestyle without sacrificing the urban services.

Roswell Ranch is a sprawling territory of approximately 8,680 acres. That is over 13.56 sections of native New Mexico rangeland. The acreage and land classification includes 3,910 deeded, 3,485 federal BLM, and 1,284 New Mexico state lease acres.

What is unique is that the deeded land controls all ranch vehicle access.

Diverse topography, vegetation, and water resource create a unique wildlife sanctuary. The ranch has quail, dove, desert mule deer, and pronghorn antelope. All species are available for seasonal hunting.

As a cultural resource, Roswell Ranch is archeologically exciting. Within the ranch are many arroyos with water holes and springs. Remains of prehistoric and historic Bison kills are found within the arroyos as are Native American campsites and fire rings. Arrowheads are often the reward to the careful observer.

Adjacent developed recreational land uses include the Bottomless Lakes State Park Recreation area and the private, exclusive Fin and Feather Sportsmans Hunt Club.

Ranch topography is extremely diversified and unique to the area. Rangesites begin with the higher elevations comprised of rolling hills, undulating terrain, big draws, and open areas blending into arroyos and washes.

Vegetation is equally diverse. Comprised of grama grass, occasional prickly pear, mesquite, and salt cedars. Above the bottomland dominant grasses and shrubs include tobosa, grama, prickly pear, saltbush, yucca, and mesquite.

Elevation range from 3,440 feet to 3,760 feet. Climate of the ranch and area is semi-arid with a 210 day growing season.

The ranch infrastructure is extensive. Most all improvements have been constructed since 1982. Located at the heart of the ranch is the headquarters compound. This area includes the residence, employees quarters, barns, horse barns, and stock pens.

The rambling ranch-style residence is built of native rock with new pro panel metal roof cover. Under roof are approximately 7,000 sq. ft. of useable area. This area includes approximately 3,300 sq. ft. of heated living area, a two-car garage, and long sweeping verandas. The residence contains a three-bedroom, three-bath, with large rock mantel fireplace complimenting the great room, den, and large kitchen area. The floor plan is open and spacious with vaulted ceilings and many windows. The westward vistas of the winter snow-covered Sierra Blanca, Capitans Sunset Peak and Pecos Valley night lights are spectacular.

Nearby the residence are the headquarters outbuildings. These include three large barns, each architecturally similar. Each is cinderblock and steel construction, each solid poured and reinforced with rebar set on twelve inch cement foundations. Roof cover is 18 gauge steel pro-panel roofing. The hay barn, 24 ft. x 74 ft., has 100 ton storage capacity. The horse barn is three sided and measures 24 ft. x 100 ft. It houses six stalls, a tack room, and rive through hay storage area. The equipment barn is 24 ft. x 100 ft. and is three sided. It also houses a living quarters with one bedroom bath, kitchen, and living area. Adjacent to the barns is the 325 sq. ft. bunkhouse. It has a one room combination kitchen and living quarters, with a bath. The layout and design of the headquarters complex buildings are in the dimension of a fortress quadrangle. The complex is landscaped, secure and can be well lit at night.

Livestock working facilities are located at headquarters. These consist of four pens with sorting alleys constructed of railroad ties and 3/16 inch bull wire panels. Crowding alleys and chutes are cinderblock and concrete construction. The cattle squeeze chute is a Powder River system. Livestock scales are 20,000 pound capacity Fairbanks-Morse.

Roswell Ranch is easily managed. Livestock are rotated through nine pastures and three horse traps. Livestock water is distributed to all pastures. This infrastructure has been updated with new pipeline, a solar pump, new storage tanks, and water troughs.

The ranch has four good water wells. The southeast well is a partnership water source. The spring and headquarters well has an electric powered submersible.

Road travel throughout the ranch via a network of improved roadways, cattle guard crossing, and metal swing gates providing hassle-free access. The primary access road is a new improved gated driveway.

Roswell Ranch includes 1,284 acre state trust acres and 3,485 acres federal BLM land. These are long-term assured leases that go with the ranch. New Mexico State grazing lease No. GO-1857 cost approximately $468.25 per annum. The BLM Slash G grazing allotment No. 6506 is permitted for 126 animal units year long. The annual BLM grazing fee is approximately $934.00. Property taxes are $546.00. Roswell Ranch is within the fringe of the oil and gas patch and can benefit from income diverted from new exploration and development.

Roswell Ranch is offered at $1,000,000.00 cash. This is a one-of-a-kind ranch with many natural resources and a multiple of land use.

If you are searching for a significant New Mexico ranch property, yet do not want to be isolated from the necessities of city services or remotely located then your search may have ended.


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Land

Barn Information
Barn(s)
Electric to Barn
Equipment Barn
Hay Barn
Hay Loft
Living Quarters
Shop Building
Stable(s)
Tack Room

Land Type
Livestock

Number of Stock Tanks (water under 1 acre)
5-10

Property Type
Single Family

Street/Utilities
All Weather Road
Dirt
Gravel/Rock
Septic
Well

Easements
Access
Electric
Pipe Line
Telephone
Utilities
Water Lines

Lot Description
Acreage
Horses Permitted
Some Trees

Number of Wells
3

Proposed Use
Grazing
Hunting/Fishing
Residential Single

Topography
Bottom
Hilly
Rolling
Sloped

Game
Geese
Mule Deer
Pheasant
Quail
Turkey

Miscellaneous
Calf Tables
Cattle Guard
Cattle Working Pen
Corrals
Fenced for Cattle
Fenced for Horses

Present Use
Agriculture
Residential Single

Road Frontage Desc
Asphalt
County
Dirt
FM Road
Gravel/Rock

Type of Fence
Barbed Wire
Cross Fenced
Iron
Pipe

Contact Information

Company: Schrimsher Ranch Real Estate LLC
Contact Name: Keith Schrimsher
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Address: 110 N. Lea Ave
PO Box 802
Roswell, NM 88202

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