Baker Property

Southwestern New Mexico |West of Deming, New Mexico North of I-10

  • $3,970,000 
  • 3,966+/- Deeded Acres
  • 3,500 custom home built 2006

The  Baker Property is located seven miles west of Deming, New Mexico adjacent to I-10 and south of the prominent Black Mountain. This property consists of 3,966 +/- deeded acres located in a designated New Mexico Opportunity Zone. Full private access to every part of the ranch is made with ease due to its gentle terrain. The location of this property is highly rated for solar electric generation. High capacity electric transmission lines are located on the property  with additional lines proposed to be constructed in the near future.

The property is located within the adjudicated Mimbres Underground Water Basin but lies mostly outside the Critical Management Area. The property has approximately 2,200  acres of adjudicated surface rights from the intermittent flood waters of the Mimbres River. Historically the diversion of surface water was used to flood irrigate native grasslands. With the transfer of underground water rights, the property offers an excellent agricultural opportunity. Historically, portions of this property have been developed into a large farming operations producing cash crops such as onions, chilis and hemp. The class I Mimbres Silty Clay Loam soil provides excellent growing opportunity. 

The beautiful custom home built in 2006 will steal your heart. Comprised of 3,500 sq. ft. includes 3 bedrooms, 3 1⁄2 baths, a large open living area, walk in pantry and separate office/game room. Perfect for a large family, Bed and Breakfast or corporate retreat.

LOCATION: Located approximately 7 miles west of Deming, New Mexico north of I-10.

LAND TENURE: 3,966+/- Deeded Acres 

TOPOGRAPHY: Gentle, Flat

SOIL TYPE: Class I Mimbres Silty Clay Loam


WILDLIFE: Deer, Coyote, Quail

VEGETATION: This ranch has a wide diversity of feed which includes Tobosa with Chamise, Sage, Mesquite, Sacaton, Vine Mesquite, Bush Muhly and Gramas.

CLIMATE: Average temperatures in Deming range from 65-100 degrees in the Summer and 25-60 degrees in the Winter. The average rainfall is 10.24 inches per year with approximate snowfall of 3.6 inches per year.

UTILITIES: Electricity is provided by Columbus Electric Co-Op. The gas is provided by Griffin’s Propane.

WATER: Four private wells are located throughout the ranch.

MINERALS & WATER RIGHTS: There are approximately 2,200 acres of adjudicated surface water rights from the intermittent flood waters of the Mimbres River. The Mimbres Irrigation Company was first incorporated before statehood in 1910 by a group of farmers and ranchers, including current  owners. Steel gates and diversion channels were developed to create irrigated farms west and south of Deming.

PRICE: $3,970,000


REMARKS: This unique property lends itself to multiple uses with a unique setting for farming, an equine facility, and solar energy production. Close to the comforts of town, but secluded from town life. For additional information related to New Mexico Opportunity Zone go to:

For More Information

Tamra Kelly
Cell: (928) 830-9127

*This information was obtained from sources deemed to be reliable but is not guaranteed by the broker. Prospective buyers should check all the facts to their satisfaction. The property is subject to prior sale, price change, or withdraw.