The Flores Canyon Ranch


The Flores Canyon Ranch is located in historic Lincoln County, New Mexico just one mile south as the "crow flies" of the historic village of Lincoln made famous by Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett.

2,949.80 Deeded Acres
680.00 New Mexico State Lease Acres
3,629.80 Total Acres (5.67 Sections)

Price: $3,000,000.00 cash

Access to the ranch is by way of U.S. Highway 70 between San Patricio and Glencoe, approximately twenty miles east of Ruidoso, New Mexico. Access is private, gated and controlled from the highway. Approximately five acres lies south of the highway with the Rio Ruidoso River traversing the five acres. The "noisy river" is a perennial mountain stream that has good access and is well suited as a picnic site.

The main body of the ranch lies north of the highway within the foothills of the Sacramento Mountain range. Topography is described as mountainous, limestone canyon hill country with intermittent draws, meadows and headers that provide excellent habitat for wildlife. The landform is a ridge line with a saddle rising and separating the Rio Ruidoso River basin and the Rio Bonito River Basin to the north. The upper elevations of the ranch provide fantastic views of the Sierra Blanca Peak and the Capitan Mountain range. The semi-arid mild climate is located between the colder alpine high country and the warmer lower plains to the east. Average rainfall is approximately 14 inches annually to include snowfall during the winter months. The growing season is estimated to be between six and seven months. The vegetation is diversified to include nat ive grass, juniper, cedar, piñon pine, mountain mohogany and oak brush.

The location, climate, and vegetation create an ideal habitat for wildlife to include mule deer, elk, Barbary sheep, wild turkey and occasional lion have all been sighted in the area. Rangeland improvements have been developed to support both wildlife and livestock grazing.

The ranch has two operational water wells along with a buried underground water pipeline that provides water throughout the ranch, which is partitioned into three pastures. One of the pastures is high fenced that was once utilized for a small herd of bison. Additional water is provided by the adjoining ranch in exchange for ranch road access to the adjoining ranch.

Improvements include a manager's house located on the highway at the entrance of the ranch. The headquarters is located approximately one-half mile north of the highway on a well maintained roadway. The improvements include one primary residence, maintenance shop, and equipment storage. The residence is a sprawling triple wide modular total electric home set on a permanent cement foundation. The interior includes 3 bedrooms, two baths, kitchen, dining area, living room, utility and laundry room. There is frame built addition that is comprised of a family room with a loft that accesses a covered deck.

The residence is loaded with amenities; two fireplaces, kitchen island, granite counter tops, Seisco tankless water heater, Nutone built in house vaccum, metal spiral staircase to access the loft, yard patios and kiva, enclosed yard wall fence and an attached covered carport.

The maintenance shop and equipment shed are steel frame with propanel metal siding and roof cover. The shop has a concrete footing and floor with and overhead access door. Water is plumbed to the shop along with 110 and 220 volt electricity. The equipment shed is three sided with three bays with a gravel surface.

The Flores Canyon Ranch is offered for sale turnkey to include all livestock and equipment. The livestock is comprised of approximately 25 head of mature brangus type cows and two breading bulls. The equipment includes a 2010 model ford F-150 4x4 feed pickup, skid track loader, new Easly gooseneck trailer, dump truck, Front end loader tractor, utility trailer, JD tractor and loader and a D-3 Cat dozer.

This ranch unit with its multiple use capabilities offers tremendous views with diversified capabilities to include livestock grazing, big game hunting and other recreational possibilities. Located just minutes away from Ruidoso, New Mexico, a mountain community the offers numerous recreational activities to include winter snow skiing and summer pari-mutuel horse racing. Call to schedule a time to come view this fantastic property.

Scott McNally, Qualifying Broker,
Bar M Real Estate
P.O. Box 428, Roswell, NM 88202
Office: 575-622-5867
Cell: 575-420-1237

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