This property is located approximately 25 miles North East of Cimarron, NM. Convenient to I25, this property boasts water, land and home. Home is undergoing new remodeling in 2018 including stripping existing stucco off exterior and replacing with pro panel and new windows. The porch will be removed and an elevated concrete porch installed with pro panel covering. Home is set almost one quarter mile back off highway 505. Close to public land.There are three outbuildings on the property. The first building is a wood sided, shingle roof storage building used to store gardening tools and equipment. 10 ft x 20 ft metal ocean cargo container with a wood / metal floor (to be purchased as separately, or seller will remove). It is waterproof and very secure. Also a large, two stall pole barn. It is wood frame with rough lumber exterior and metal roof. It is excellent for animals and hay storage and has both water and electricity to it. Corral There is one pipe corral that is designed to be used with the pole barn. 2018 Base property Taxes $518.28.
ACREAGE The property is made up of 19.5 +/- deeded acres with 10 shares of Class A Water right in the Vermejo Conservancy District. The home and improvements are situated on approximately 3 acres. The balance of the acreage is in native grass which includes buffalo grass, blue grama and some smooth brome. The grassland portion of the property is split into two pastures. An earth irrigation ditch is in place on the north and west side of the property.
WATER The property boasts 10 shares of Class A Water right in the Vermejo Conservancy District.10.00 shares of irrigation water from the Maxwell Cooperative Water Users Association The property also has a domestic water meter with the Maxwell Mutual Water Cooperative, providing filtered and chlorinated water. In addition there are two frost free hydrants on side of home and new frost free hydrant at corrals. Water pressure is excellent.
Frame home 2 bedroom, 1 full bath, kitchen, dining room / living room combination, large sunroom, front entry room. The front entry room has two new insulated windows and a large insulated French door that makes moving furniture into and out of the home simple. Roof is painted metal (pro-panel), windows are vinyl clad, double glass-insulated. The furnace is forced air and is less than 5 years old. The furnace, hot water heater and kitchen range are all propane and may be converted to natural gas. In January of 2009 the living room / dining room were remodeled. This work included adding a large exposed overhead wood beam and hand carved spiral cut posts. The home was completely re-stuccoed with high quality colored stucco in October 2009. At that same time, extensive work was completed to re-insulate around all exterior windows, a new service door was added to the attic and a new service door was added to enter the crawl space underneath the home. In January of 2010, the home was completely insulated with R- insulation between the floor joists, underneath the home. A 500 gallon propane tank is part of the property and may be serviced by any supplier that the home owner chooses.
Kitchen ceramic tile counter tops with solid wood cabinets. Windows facing to the east and north. Stainless steel sink with garbage disposal and under the counter water filter.
Flooring large Spanish-style tile in kitchen, dining room, front porch, hall-way and bathroom. Carpet in both bedrooms. Vinyl floor covering in washer/dryer closet. Indoor / outdoor carpet in sunroom.
Patio A large covered patio is attached to the north side of the house and is situated on a concrete slab. It has a metal roof and is made of hand carved spiral-cut posts and rough lumber. It is an excellent outdoor eating and entertaining area. It works well to store firewood during the winter months. The covered patio area was built new in October of 2009.
Yard Large, fenced yard with Cedar trees, Juniper trees, Ponderosa Pines, apple trees, peach trees and native cottonwood trees. Grass is native buffalo grass and is low maintenance and very durable. Separate garden area with rose bushes and Hollyhocks. Railroad tie flower beds on east and west side of home.
Carport / shop The property has a single car carport / shop combination. The shop was completed in October 2008. It is has a concrete floor, new insulated windows, walls and ceiling are insulated, a new insulated metal door, florescent lighting, is wired 220V for a welder or large air compressor and has a wood heating stove with new metalbestos piping and a metal painted roof. An all weather, packed gravel road leads from the county road up to the carport and residence.
Outbuildings There are three outbuildings on the property. The first building is a wood sided, shingle roof storage building used to store gardening tools and equipment. The next building is a 10 ft x 20 ft metal ocean cargo container with a wood / metal floor. It is waterproof and very secure. The last building is a large, two stall pole barn. It is wood frame with rough lumber exterior and metal roof. It is excellent for animals and hay storage and has both water and electricity to it.
Corral There is one pipe corral that is designed to be used with the pole barn.
Fencing The property perimeter fencing is a combination of barbed wire and woven wire typical of rural properties in the area. The corner posts are oilfield pipe set in concrete. A portion of the fencing near the entrance way and home is three rail pipe. Gates into the property are large enough to accommodate wide vehicles or farm equipment.
Electricity electricity is provided by the Springer Electric Coop. Outages are rare and response is very prompt. There is one automatic security light on the property next to the carport.
Heating Forced air propane furnace. Living room has a black metal and nickel plated wood stove with metalbestos piping and a kiva fireplace that has a BIS, high efficiency fireplace insert with rheostat and blower. The kiva fireplace with BIS insert were installed new in January 2009. In the calendar year 2009, the home required 301.3 gallons of propane at a cost of $620.49.
Cooling 6 multi-speed ceiling fan / light combinations.
Telephone Phone service is provided by Baca Valley Phones. There are phone jacks in the kitchen, living room and both bedrooms. High speed internet service is available through Baca Valley.
Septic 1,250 gallon concrete tank installed new in June of 2008. Large leech field all state approved and inspected.
Television Direct TV antenna with wiring into the living room.
Mail The home is serviced with rural mail delivery under the Maxwell Postal District.
School The property is located within the Maxwell School District and the school bus comes by the property each school day.
This property with combination of home, water rights, functional outbuildings and location is a rare offering at this price point with so many extras. The current owner has done an excellent job to bring out the best in this property.
Location description: The property is located less than 5 minutes north of Maxwell NM, on the north side of Highway 505 and the west side of Highline Road (A4)(a county maintained road). Cimarron, NM is approximately 25 minutes to the south, Raton NM is approximately 30 minutes to the north, Taos, NM is approximately 2 hours to the west, and Santa Fe, NM is approximately 1 hour 50 minutes to the south. DIRECTIONS From I25, take Maxwell exit (exit 426) turn west into Maxwell and turn north on SHW 445. Travel approximately 1 mile then turn west on SHW 505. Travel approximately 1 mile to property. Property is directly north of Mile marker 11.
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