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Randell Major

Randell Major
Major Ranch Realty
Magdalena, NM 87825

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$1,550,000 For Sale

Mesa Draw Ranch
Mountainair, NM 87036

Farm & Ranch
lot: 3220 acres - MLS# 899818
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Mesa Draw Ranch is Under Contract/ 3,220 Total acres located in Central, New Mexico, 7 miles SE of Mountainair in Torrance County. 105 miles from Ruidoso or 71 miles from Albuquerque. Please watch virtual tour, (V. Tour), on bar below, for spectacular views!

COMMENTS: The Mesa Draw Ranch is conveniently located in central NM with a cool summer climate. Contiguous private land with outstanding views of mesas and distant mountains. The ranch offers a lot of opportunities with the horse facilities, cattle ranching, and private hunting. Highway frontage on one side of the ranch and power running along both sides. The ranch is in great shape with plenty of grass and low enough in elevation to make this a good year round cattle ranch. Ranchers, ropers, and horse enthusiasts can appreciate!

ACREAGE: 3,220 Total Acres 2,900 acres of Deeded Land 320 acres State Lease Land

CARRYING CAPACITY: Approximately 50 cows year long depending on annual precipitation. Annual precipitation is approximately 11.5 inches. Average first freeze date is October 1 and average last freeze date is May 20.

HUNTING/WILDLIFE: In a typical year the ranch receives 5 Elk tags. 3 either sex rifle elk tags and 2 anterless rifle elk tags from the New Mexico Game and Fish. There are mule deer, antelope, coyotes, bobcat, mountain lion, dove, and many different species of birds in this area. Located in Game Management Unit 38.

IMPROVEMENTS: HOUSE: 2,400 square feet and built in 1999. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, office, and a den. The kitchen has a bar and is open to the dining and living room. Frame structure, stucco exterior with wood windows and a metal roof. The home has central heating and refrigerated air.

SHOP: 1,600 square feet with a concrete floor and 2 bay roll up metal doors.

HORSE BARN: 2,600 square feet and has 6 stalls with outside pipe fence runs, and freeze free water troughs. Inside is a tack room.

ROPING ARENA: The large150 x 240 roping arena is made with pipe and has a steer and calf chute.

HAY BARN/CORRALS: North of the headquarters are 2 hay barns and cattle working facilities with scales.

WATER: Well has an electric submersible pump which fills the galvanized storage tank and approximately 4 miles of buried 1¼ pvc and schedule 40 pipeline with 6 drinking troughs. Many dirt tanks throughout the ranch.

ELEVATION: The ranch ranges from 6600 to 6800 feet.

VEGETATION: Black grama, blue grama, tabosa grass, some chemise, and others. It has good native grass turf with pinon and juniper trees.

TERRAIN: Level to treed hills, draws, and mesa's.

TAXES: Are approximately $1,802.29.

FENCES: There is approximately 15 miles of fence making up 3 pastures and a trap. The fences are in great condition.

SCHOOLS: Mountainair Municipal Schools is the public school system that is only 7 miles from the ranch HQ.

NATIVE AMERICAN RUINS: Abo, Quarai, and Gran Quivira are just a few of the Ruins in the local area. The Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument is located in central New Mexico with Headquarters and Main Visitor Center in Mountainair, NM on US 60. The Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument is composed of ruins of three mission Churches: Quarai, Abo, and Gran Quivira. The three Churches were mostly built in the early seventeenth century by the pueblo under Spanish control. Both Abo and Quarai are built with red sandstone. The Quarai Ruins are located near Punta de Agua, NM which is approximately 8 miles north of Mountainair, NM on NM 55 north. The Quarai is riparian with a small creek running just south of the ruin. Quarai is the most intact and restored of the three Churches. Gran Quivira is one of the oldest monuments in the National Park Service system, originally established in November 1909. It is built with gray San Andres limestone slabs and is located 26 miles south of Mountainair via NM55 south. These three Missions were abandoned in the 1670s.



  • Acres: 3220.0000
  • Apx Acres Leased: 320
  • Apx Deeded Acres: 2900
  • County/Area: Torrance County
  • House on Property: Yes
  • Included: Yes
  • Listing Status: Active
  • Lot Size Source: Plat
  • Lot SqFt: 140263200
  • Private Hunting: Yes
  • Property Access: Paved Road To Prop
  • Property Type: Farm & Ranch
  • State Hunting: Yes
  • Sub Type: Ranch
  • Timber/Mineral Right: All Owned Tim. Inclu, No Mineral Rights
  • Topography: Useable Slopes
  • Utilities: Domestic Well, Electricity, Septic
  • Water: Call List Office
  • Zip Code: 87036
  • Zoning: A-1


Randell Major | 575-838-3016 | Contact Me
PO Box 244 - Magdalena, NM 87825
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