We are pleased to have obtained an exclusive listing of the historic and unique Rio Penasco Ranch. This diverse expanse of 9,000 total acres is located in what is known as the boot-heel of southwestern Chaves County and is a portion of the historic Hinkle CA Bar Ranch. No doubt this ranch and dependable Rio Penasco were frequently visited by Native Americans, explorers, cattlemen, and bandits. Notable visitors were most probably Tunstell, Hinkle, Billy the Kid, and the Mescalero Apache.
Today the picturesque Rio Penasco Ranch is privately controlled with only a lucky few invited to enjoy the sanctuary and diverse resources of the great river ranch.
Rio Penasco Ranch located on the eastern foothills of the Sacramento Mountains is controlled with 5,000 deeded acres together with 4,000 federal BLM acres; referred to as the Penasco School allotment #79021. This acreage is complemented with a three mile stretch of one of southern New Mexico's premier private cold water trout streams. This is exceptional trout water with excellent water features that is easily accessible for fly fishing. The surrounding land area presents multiple land use opportunities extending across 14 sections of diverse scenic mountain rangeland.
Rio Penasco Ranch is remote yet not isolated; Artesia and Alamogordo are 55 miles, Cloudcroft 39 miles, and El Paso 125 miles. The ranch has excellent access via U.S. Highway 82 at Penasco, Chaves County.
Rio Penasco is supplied by vast water shed. Its origins are from the high sierras of the sacred Sacramento Mountains which drain easterly towards the Pecos River. Snow melt, seasonal rains, and large volume springs charge this phenomenal perennial mountain stream.
The Mesilla Valley Fly Fishing Club has historically leased up stream water developing notable catch and release trout waters enhanced by stocking the stream with feisty Brown and Rainbow Trout.
The Rio Penasco Ranch river bottomland and vast upland rangesites provide excellent wildlife habitat thriving with mule deer, Barbary sheep, turkey, occasional bear, and elk. This is also important rangeland historically utilized for livestock grazing supporting up to 200 animal units yearlong. U.S. Highway 82 divides the ranch into two distinct land areas which makes subdivision feasibly possible. The ranch is fenced and cross fenced into 10 pastures. Livestock water is supplied by two shallow high volume water wells equipped with electric submersible pumps. These wells supply the entire ranch with over 100,000 linear feet of black plastic fasline for water delivery to a multiple of storages and water troughs.
Located adjacent to Highway 82 is an enclosed all metal barn which contains an office and apartment.
Hidden from view is the ultra scenic Walnut Grove camp ground. This beautiful private riverside park is sheltered beneath massive native black walnut trees guarded with a towering limestone wall ascending from the Penasco. Walnut Grove is a fisherman's haven complete with five RV camp hookups, electric service, lights, and a domestic water supply with hydrants.
The surrounding mountain range sites rise from the river bottomland at 5,300 feet climbing to 6,100 feet across rugged limestone hills, canyons, and uplands. Vegetation includes many grasses, juniper, and pi˝on pine. The healthy climate and scenic river valley is cloaked with cottonwood, willow, and walnut trees camouflaging wildlife and the meandering Rio Penasco.
Rio Penasco Ranch is a rare opportunity to purchase a substantial southeastern New Mexico ranch property with a quality trout stream. The four seasons are mild and with plentiful sunshine provide an open calendar of many days for your choice of use and enjoyment. The year round use and ease of access is unique and enviable. Most generally comparable trout water is limited to seasonal use and extreme winter weather conditions.
Rio Penasco Ranch is reasonably priced at $4,300,000.00, Cash, AS IS.
If you've ever dreamed of owning a river ranch or a special retreat for family and friends, take time and opportunity to see this beautiful river ranch. You will be surprised! Rio Penasco Ranch is a treasure and destined to become a legacy ranch for the benefit of future generations. This ranch investment in a class asset; extremely rare, lacks comparable and will provide long term investment growth and opportunity!
Contact: Schrimsher Ranch Real Estate, LLC to qualified purchasers by appointment only. Information furnished concerning the Rio Penasco Ranch has been obtained from sources deemed reliable and it is believed to be correct; however, no responsibility is assumed therefore, and no warranty or representation is made as to the accuracy thereof. This information is submitted subject to errors, omissions, changes, prior sale, or withdrawal from the market without notice. For further information, brochure, maps, and an appointment to see the Rio Penasco Ranch, contact Schrimsher Ranch Real Estate, LLC.
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