Rock River Ranch Rio Arriba County NM
The 342.77-acre Rock River Ranch is located just outside of the small town of Tierra Amarilla and a short 20-minute drive south of historic Chama, New Mexico.From the ranch, Santa Fe is an approximate 90-minute drive.Enjoy the year-round flow of the Rito de Tierra Amarilla creek that extends through the parcel just below the home.The property is ideal for the gentleman rancher seeking a combination turn-key cattle and hunting destination.The creek and tree cover afford excellent habitat for the rocky mountain elk, mule deer and turkey populations of the area along with high protein native grass production for a ranchers herd.Owners will be provided with (3) elk permits annually with the possibility of additional tags.The topography of the ranch varies from pinon and cedar covered creek bottom valley to sub-alpine aspen and pine forests.The elevated portions provide remarkable 360-degree views and the ranch contains good interior roads.
The property features a 5,680 square foot (6) bedroom, (7) bathroom luxury home that was ideally placed for capturing both surrounding views and direct access off-of US Highway 64 East.The home consists of a two-story design with a pumice-crete and wood trimmed exterior.An extensive renovation was recently completed to include: a large gourmet kitchen with new cabinetry, slab granite countertops, multiple sinks and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances.There is an expansive family/gathering room directly adjoining the kitchen with wood beam ceilings and solid wood flooring.Additional interior features include; (5) fireplaces, triple-pane windows, smooth plaster walls, covered concrete patios along the front and rear elevations, deck off-of the upper-level master bedroom, large walk-in pantry and interior storage rooms, laundry room with sink, surround sound system and dog wash.
A large post and beam barn features: oversized rolling access doors, heated interior, open storage and stalls, (3/4) bath, upper level hay loft and concrete floors throughout.There are also pull-through roof overhangs for additional equipment storage.The property also contains (2) lean-to sheds for wood and general storage and detached (2) stall garage.Each lean-to structure houses a woodburning furnace providing heat the barn and residence.The working pens/corral was designed by one of the most renowned experts in livestock handling equipment (Dr. Temple Grandin, Colorado State University).
At over 340 deeded acres, Rock River Ranch can provide the discerning buyer with a rare combination of privacy and recreation in one of the most scenic areas of northern New Mexico.The recent renovation and flexible floorplan make the home ideal for the large family or for use as a corporate retreat.Call to schedule your private showing today.
Interested parties may also purchase an additional +/- 80-acre tract improved with a renovated two-bedroom home just across Highway 64.That property would include (1) additional elk permit.The guest home could be utilized for the accommodation of owner guests, as a rental, or re-sold at a future date.
From the town of Tierra Amarilla, follow US 64 south for approximately 5 miles. The ranch is on the left
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