Rockin’ R Ranch at Iron Springs

Arizona - Yavapai County - Prescott/Skull Valley

Just outside of the quaint town of Skull Valley – well known for fine horse properties boasting year-round climate, open space and a tranquil environment only 20 minutes from Prescott – Rockin’ R Ranch at Iron Springs is the perfect recreation residence and equestrian facility. At an altitude of 4,550 feet, Rockin’ R Ranch is very private, well-irrigated with fenced pastureland gently sloping into a hillside for outstanding views. The ranch is surrounded and protected on 3 sides by a conservation easement with the remaining side on state land that adjoins the Prescott National Forest for thousands of acres of riding and hiking trails. A beautiful 3,700 sq. ft. custom, southwest-adobe design main residence has an open and inviting floor plan with 13′ ceilings with timber-frame accents, sugar-pine cabinets and flooring, a two-sided open fireplace with climate-control remote, gourmet kitchen, central vacuum with kick-board traps, covered patio, and much more. A spacious and fully-equipped 1,200 sq. ft. southwest-adobe style guest home has a covered porch and large deck. Also included is a horse barn with foaling stalls, custom round-pen, automatic waterers, tack & feed rooms, large roping arena, hay barn, and much more. Close to shopping, entertainment, commerce, hospitals, schools and dining.

Rockin’ R Ranch at Iron Springs is located sixteen miles west of Prescott in the quaint community of Skull Valley. Two airports provide easy access to the ranch: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is two hours away and Prescott Municipal Airport (Ernest A. Love Field) is thirty minutes from the ranch offering convenient daily commuter flights on Great Lakes Airlines to and from Phoenix.

A highly desirable and historically rich community located in the mountains of north central Arizona at an elevation of 5,400 ft. and only 89 miles northwest of Phoenix, Prescott is dubbed “Everyone’s Hometown” and is the Yavapai County Seat. Prescott and the nearby towns of Chino Valley and Prescott Valley form what is known locally as the Tri-City – providing the best in medical facilities and services, shopping and dining, schools and universities, golf courses and resorts, etc. The Courthouse Plaza, located in the center of downtown Prescott, is the quintessential mid-western downtown square framed by towering Elm trees and is the focal point for a myriad of annual activities including craft fairs, and antique/art shows, parades, and more.

Prescott’s population is approximately 45,000 and mild temperatures range from 50-90 degrees with annual participation of approximately 19 inches allowing for perfect year-round outdoor recreation and entertainment for any type of lifestyle. Five area lakes within 10 miles of downtown Prescott provide boating, fishing and other water activities. The 1.2 million-acre Prescott National Forest surrounds Prescott on three sides and provides over 450 miles of scenic trails characterized by pine and pinion forest, rolling meadow and granite rock formations for varied hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, picnicking, rock-climbing and camping experiences with eight designated “wilderness areas” where travel is limited to foot and horseback.
Skull Valley:
Located 18 miles southwest of Prescott with a population of only 500, Skull Valley rests in a pristine valley characterized by rolling hills at approximately 4,500 ft. in elevation with average annual rainfall of 12 inches. An old settlement, first established in 1867 as a mining town and rich in the western history and small town charm, Skull Valley is located in one of Arizona’s most prestigious areas well-known today for fine horse properties with cattle ranching as the main occupation today. Often referred to by locals as one of Arizona’s “best kept secrets” with true small-town charm that’s harder to find today, Skull Valley’s town amenities consist of a post office, historic train depot museum, service station, church, school house, convenience store, volunteer fire department, and a private air strip used primarily by ranchers with light planes. The tranquil environment appeals to many individuals desiring convenience to Prescott and Phoenix yet valuing the peace and privacy offered by the vast amount of open space surrounding Skull Valley.
Property Details:
Rockin’ R Ranch is one of the biggest little horse properties you will ever find. The property is situated in a natural draw totally private with the A Bar V Ranch of 400 acres surrounding it on three sides. The back door is all state land which borders the Prescott National Forest. The A Bar V Ranch is in a conservation easement and provides a natural rolling to hilly barrier around the Rockin’ R which has grass fenced meadows irrigated with rotating gun sprinklers. Special horse fencing allows for ideal turnouts. From the back fence there is a gate which goes directly into the state trust lands which border national forest providing for thousand of acres of riding and hiking country. Rockin’ R Ranch is one of those rare properties that are hard to find; protected, private, and secluded with outstanding Arizona mountain scenery.
A custom 3,700 sq. ft. southwest adobe-style home is comfortable with three bedrooms, 2 � baths, cozy sitting area and separate dining with an open floor-plan. Accentuated with 13’ ceilings and timber-frame beams, a two-sided stone fireplace and hearth with climate-control remote, sugar-pine cabinets in the kitchen and sugar-pine flooring throughout (except the bedrooms) and each room wired for stereo with existing built-in speakers. Niches and recessed lighting add to the home’s unique and well-planned design. A large master bedroom adjoins a separate office/study with glass doors leading to a covered patio providing gorgeous hillside views towards the southeast. A gourmet open kitchen includes top-of-the-line appliances with a galvanized metal breakfast bar with sink and wine-rack, walk-in panty with a dual dishwasher, microwave oven, Jenn-Air trash compactor and refrigerator with sugar-pine facing. An extra large laundry room has spacious countertops and ample storage area with a pass-through hamper, and bar-style refrigerator. A partially finished lower level provides an extra 1,100 sq. ft. of storage space. The home was well designed for operational efficiency with multi-paned Andersen 400 vinyl-clad windows, propane furnace, a 2-zone heat pump, self-contained forced A/C, and 6 ceiling fans, creating efficient operation and perfect year-round temperatures in all areas of the home.
Guest House:
A 1,200 +/- sq. ft. guest house with a full bath has a covered porch, wooden deck and matches the main residence’s southwest adobe design. It includes a washer, dryer, dish-washer, cook-top, refrigerator, its own septic system, self-contained A/C and heat, and propane tank – making it a comfortable and ideal retreat for guests, use as an office, studio or gym/exercise area.
Stable and Roping Arena:
A custom stable includes large tack and feed rooms with two 16’ x 22’ foaling stalls, four 16’ x 16’ pipe “mare motel” stalls with breezeway, automatic waterers and upgraded lighting. A 153’ x 220’ roping arena with heading/heeling box has sand footing, a return alley and holding pen for cattle.
Water Rights:
Water is supplied by a groundwater well on the property and an additional irrigation well is used to irrigate the horse pastures, via irrigation guns set on a time clock.
Located in the mile-high, cool, pine climate of northern Arizona with the privacy of Skull Valley and convenience to Prescott, Rockin’ R Ranch at Iron Springs is ideally located. Perfect year-round temperatures averaging 85 degrees and 300 days of sunshine coupled with convenient proximity to urban areas and national forest land offer a plethora of indoor and outdoor entertainment and recreation choices.

A popular golf-destination, Prescott offers 5 public and private courses from the most beautiful, affordable, and state-of-the-art golf facilities available with year-round play. With direct access just outside Rockin’ R Ranch’s backdoor, Prescott National Forest offers 450 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and more. For indoor entertainment, Prescott has three museums providing informative exhibits on Arizona’s territorial history and native cultures, two casinos providing non-stop slots, bingo and poker, year-round family entertainment at the Heritage Park Zoo, Highlands Center for Natural History and Yavapai Downs – northern Arizona’s newest luxury, live horse racing venue. Though consistently recognized as one of the “Best Places to Retire” by many national publications, Prescott and surrounding communities provide a wonderful atmosphere supporting a myriad of exciting opportunities for families or individuals of all ages.

Prescott’s Historic District contains beautiful restored Victoria-era homes and bungalows with over 600 buildings in the National Register of Historic Places providing for wonderful afternoon sidewalk tours the whole family can enjoy. For those with a more adventurous spirit, the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon National Park is less than two hours away providing wonderful day-trips or quick weekend getaways offering endless white-water rafting, rock climbing, biking, mule-trips, train-rides, camping, sight seeing, nature and wildlife photography and so much more.

Hunting on Rockin’ R Ranch at Iron Springs and its adjoining public lands is available for mule deer, elk, antelope, mountain lion, bobcat, and javelinas along with a variety of birds including dove and quail. Wildlife viewing is also abundant with many native species residing on and around the ranch and many waterfowl and other species appearing during annual migratory journeys.

Rockin’ R Ranch at Iron Springs is available for $2,000,000. Inclusive of all real estate, improvements, water rights, and mineral rights-subject to any prior reservations. Some equipment and personal property available for purchase through private treaty with Seller.

Contact Ron Morris at 970.535.0881 or Travis Bard at 928.778.7141