X LAZY V RANCH

New Mexico - Colfax County - Raton
Acres
1,880
Price
$940,000

Working Cattle Ranch for sale in Raton, New Mexico

Located in the beautiful Kiowa Valley twenty five miles southeast of Raton, New Mexico, and one hour from the Colorado border, the 1,880-acre X Lazy V Ranch is the ideal working cattle operation in an easy to access, scenic and functional setting. Surrounded on three sides by the legendary T O Ranch (established in 1864), X Lazy V Ranch shares the same American West history and stunning northern New Mexico beauty. It is capable of running 180 yearlings or 75 cow/calf pair depending on moisture conditions and is easily maintained in hardy Blue Grama Grass which is drought resistant and high in protein. Improvements consist of a remodeled 3,426 sq.ft. adobe and timber home and rustic barn with working corrals, squeeze and loading chutes, tack room and hay storage and excellent water available via a submergible well, one windmill, two solar wells and four dirt tanks. The property is perimeter fenced and surrounded by mesas and historic volcanoes that enrich the soil with minerals throughout the property and provide ideal feeding grounds and habitat for antelope and other wildlife found year-round on the ranch.

Location:
X Lazy V Ranch is located twenty-five miles southeast of Raton, New Mexico, in the beautiful Kiowa Valley, one hour from the Colorado border. Located directly off of paved highway 193, the ranch is very accessible. Denver International Airport is an easy 261 mile drive to the north; Albuquerque, New Mexico, is 249 miles to the south; and Amarillo, Texas, is 212 miles to the southeast.


Area:
Bordered on three sides by the legendary T.O. Ranch, established in 1864, adds to the ambiance of the X Lazy V Ranch. Mesas and historic volcanoes surround the property, enriching the soil with minerals. Capulin Mountain, Palo Blanco, Kiowa Mesa and Mesa Largo are visible from the ranch. Ideal feeding grounds and habitats support antelope and other wildlife that are found year-round on the ranch. Sugarite Canyon State Park, Capulin Volcano National Monument and Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge are all a short distance away.

Acreage:
X Lazy V Ranch consists of 1,880 acres with hardy, drought and cold-resistant Blue Grama Grass as the dominant grass throughout the ranch. Highly mineralized soils from the volcanic terrain maintain high protein levels in the grass.

Climate:
At an elevation of 7,000 feet, the Raton area has temperatures that range from an average high in mid-summer of 83 degrees to an average low in January of 20 degrees. Average annual precipitation is 19 inches and average snowfall is 34 inches per year. With an average of 273 sunny days per year, this area is a very pleasant place to ranch and live.

Improvements:
Residence – The remodeled 3,426 sq.ft. adobe and timber home has 4 bedrooms and 1.5 baths, a metal roof and front and back porches that add to the exterior aesthetics of the home. A wood fireplace in the living room will provide warmth on cool winter nights; the charming country kitchen has a center island and rustic cabinetry and an extra-large mudroom adds to the functionality of the home. Numerous mature shade trees are in the surrounding outdoor space.

Equestrian – A rustic 30’ x 50’ barn has working corrals, squeeze and loading chutes, tack room and hay storage. The perimeter of the ranch is fenced and cross-fenced with approximately twelve miles of fencing.

Operational Considerations:
X Lazy V Ranch is capable of running 180 yearlings or 75 cow/calf pairs depending on moisture conditions. The ranch is covered by hardy Blue Grama Grass which is drought resistant and high in protein. Five States Livestock in Clayton, New Mexico, and Cattleman’s Livestock Commission in Dalhart, Texas, are close-by places to market live cattle.

Water Resources:
The headquarters has excellent water with a submergible 72’ well that supplies water to the home, two pastures, barn and corrals. In addition, there is a windmill that was rebuilt to new in 2009, two solar wells and four dirt tanks that are filled by runoff from rain and snow. The windmill and solar wells are 120’ deep.

Wildlife:
Trophy antelope frequent the area and the ranch includes two antelope permits for the T.O. South Area. Most years, additional permits are offered by the State of New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. Hunters often pay premiums to hunt the trophy antelope found in the Kiowa Valley area.

Mineral Rights:
Negotiable

Taxes:
Colfax County real property taxes in 2013 were $699.88

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X LAZY V RANCH

New Mexico - Colfax County - Raton
Acres
1,880
Price
$940,000

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CONTACT A BROKER:

Jason Legler
970.978.1559
Ron Morris
970.535.0881