This 916 +/- acres in northern New Mexico between Chama and Cuba offers direct access to national forest, landowner tags, modest improvements, and highly coveted water. Gloria-a-Dios would make a great cattle or horse ranch and offers excellent recreation including hunting, hiking, and ATVing and with direct access to national forest, owners have thousands of additional acres for recreation right out their backdoor.
Located in an area rich in history close to the Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation, expect lots to see and do including camping, hunting, relaxing in hot springs, visiting art galleries and simply enjoying the beauty of the Southwest.
Paved access to property via state hwy 112 with hwy frontage.
Modestly improved with a ranch home that can serve as a hunting camp, weekend retreat, or managers home the ranch is set up to handle horses and cattle. Facilities include barns, sheds, storage buildings, and corrals.
Gloria-a-Dios offers owners the ability to enjoy the solitude and peaceful ranching lifestyle as well as many outdoor activities without ever leaving the ranch. There are also multitudes of activities to enjoy in the area surrounding the ranch. Visit art galleries, soak in hot springs, discover ancient ruins, gamble a little, drive scenic byways and discover a hidden oasis.
Here are just a few outdoor recreational activities one might enjoy on the ranch or the surrounding area:
The ranch has an elevation from about 7000 feet to about 7500 feet and is flat to gently rolling with a sharp ridge upthrust rising sharply on the eastern boundary next to Arroyo Blanco. Vegetation consists of grama grasses, brome, and wheat grasses across sagebrush flats with ponderosa and juniper-covered hills.
Property has 2 water wells and numerous dirt surface tanks. One tank is very large at approximately 3.5 acres.
The property qualifies for landowner tags and receives 2 cow and 2 bull tags currently. The ranch lies in Unit 5a and is in state Core Occupied Elk Range (CORE) management area and qualifies for Elk Private Lands Use System (E-PLUS). Deer tags are also available.
There is great fishing at some close by lakes such as Heron Lake, El Vado Lake, and Abiquiu Lake as well as fishing on the Rio Chama. See links below.
Water and power are on the property. There are 2 wells and 2 storage tanks.
Historically the ranch has been utilized to run cattle and horses and a new owner could continue or lease out the grazing to keep the ag exemption.
Seller does not believe to own any minerals. If any minerals owned, seller will convey any and all.