Call for Appointment, Carlsbad, New Mexico, 88220
A large operating cattle ranch totaling over 26000 acres is located 51 miles west of Carlsbad NM, just outside the community of Queen. This USFS ranch is allotted to run 250 animal units year long. Offering 544 deeded and 25600 FS Lease. The average rainfall for this area is 18-25 inches. The ranch has eight pastures, and four traps. The soils and topography of this ranch is a combination of hard and loamy terrains which offers a variety of vegetation. From oak brush to winterfat to several varieties of grama grass.
There are two working livestock wells with 16 Storages, 12 dirt tanks, and 9 springs located on the ranch.
This large ranch is located in Eddy County within the Guadalupe Mountains. This NM ranch for sale is 51 miles west of Carlsbad, NM. Forest Service Road 540 or Guadalupe Rim Road as well as Klondike Gap Road run thru the ranch. The ranch borders Guadalupe National Park and the most southern pasture is approximately 7 miles from Guadalupe Peak, Texas.
Queen is a small community located in Eddy County, New Mexico. It is about 45 miles west of Carlsbad on Hwy 137. Queen Store Café and RV park, a fire station, subdivision and Christian Church Camp are located at Queen.
Large Cattle Ranch For Sale With Springs and Wet Weather Seeps
There are numerous springs and wet weather seeps located on the ranch. Hog Spring, JRC Spring, Midwater Spring, Soldier Spring, Devil’s Den Spring, Hatchett Spring are just a few of the springs on the ranch.
This ranch has two grazing allotments. They consist of Soldier Canyon and Dark Canyon allotment. Permitted by the FS this ranch can run 250 animal units year long. The FS Grazing Fees for 2020 on this ranch is $4020.
Located in a semi-desert environment, elevations range from 5600’ to 7400’ above sea level. The average high temperature in July is 86 degrees and average low temperature in December is 22 degrees. Average annual precipitation is between 18-25 inches.
Terrain and Vegetation
The terrain runs from rolling hills to mountains. The soils and topography of this ranch is a combination of hard and loamy terrains which offers a variety of vegetation. From oak brush to winterfat to several varieties of grama grass,.
There are 3 homes on this ranch that consist of a 3 bedroom/2 bath home, 3 bedroom 2 bath mobile home, 2 bedroom 1 bath home, and 2 bedroom cabin.
The deeded acreage is 544 acres, most of which is locked up. An additional 4 sections is controlled within the locked acreage.
The Eddy County property taxes (homes, cattle, etc) are approximately $2204/year.
There is 5 good set of working corrals set up for 2 people to work your calves. There is one set of dragging pens on the ranch. There are two working livestock wells with 16 Storages, 12 dirt tanks, and 9 springs located on the ranch.
This ranch is a great cattle ranch but would also make a great dude ranch, hunting ranch, mountain retreat, church camp or recreational ranch for anyone. Many possibilities here.
Owner is a New Mexico Real Estate Broker