Sierra Azul Ranch 

New Mexico Ranch for Sale | Hatch, New Mexico

  • Reduced $650,000
  • 520 +/- deeded
  • Located along the Rio Grande River Valley

Privacy, seclusion, close to town and mild climate. This +/- 520 acre parcel of deeded land controls  access to over 4,000 acres of state and BLM lands located in the Desert Peaks National Park on the outskirts of Hatch, New Mexico. The improved headquarters sits on a +/- 360 acre parcel with electricity,  water, corrals and outbuildings. An unimproved +/- 160 acre inholding surrounded by public lands with  good water provides privacy, seclusion and security. With a little imagination and work, this parcel  provides the possibility of creating a perfect hobby ranch, private hunting ranch or retreat. With a carrying  capacity of 52 CYL and 2 horses, this small ranch is easy to manage with good feed, water and excellent  fences in gentle terrain with intermittent canyons. The controlled access to the Sierra Azul provides for  excellent Mule Deer hunting. New Mexico’s land-owner hunting regulations make this property an  excellent choice for development of a “private” hunting ranch with opportunity for trophy class animals.  

With majestic views from the rim of Sierra Azul mountain, the controlled access, privacy and seclusion  makes this property the perfect prospect for a private retreat within a short drive from Las Cruces, El Paso,  Albuquerque and Tucson.  

LOCATION:  Hatch, New Mexico. Hatch is a unique small farming community located along the Rio Grande  River Valley in southern New Mexico. 
LAND TENURE: 40 Deeded acres; 520 +/- deeded (160 acre inholding and 360 acres at headquarters)
1,280 +/- State of New Mexico Lease – 20 CYL
2,900 BLM +/- (Loco Allotment – 03011) – 50 CYL
CARRYING CAPACITY: 52 CYL and 2 horses
ELEVATION: 4,000’ – 6,500’
PRECIPITATION:  Average 10”-12” per year
IMPROVEMENTS:  Electricity, Wells, Corrals and Outbuildings
CLIMATE: Summer months range from high 90’s to high 60’s. Winter months range from the mid 60’s to low  30’s.
WATER:  2 wells, 3 dirt tanks, 1 seasonal spring, 2 drinkers, 10k gallon steel tank at LOCO
Grasses include: Bush Muley, Sideoats Grama, Black Grama, Green Grama, Curly Grama,  Sacacoestra and Sprangletop among others. Browse is plenty with many Mesquite, Scrub Oak, Brigham  Tea, Chamise and Apache Bloom to name a few. 
Coyote, Fox, Badger, Mule Deer, Mountain Lion, Badger and Javelina 
Electric at headquarters powered by El Paso Electric. Propane is available.
GRAZING FEES: State of New Mexico 2020 – $1,007 (20 CYL)
BLM 2020 – $810.00 (50 CYL) 
PROPERTY TAX: $112.46 (2020)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This is a great little starter ranch that has been in the same family since  the 60’s. Close to town, yet remote and private. Pristine and virtually unspoiled land makes this a  great little private oasis to raise cattle and enjoy a nice little secluded area of the world.


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.