Opportunities to purchase a property with excellent priority water rights with frontage on the Animas River close to Aztec, New Mexico don’t come along often. The Gomez Farm offers such an opportunity. With ample water for growing alfalfa, the Gomez farm can produce high-quality alfalfa hay to produce income or utilize it to feed owned livestock/horses. The home is move-in ready and provides a beautiful setting overlooking the Animas River. The farm offers opportunities to grow quality alfalfa, raise livestock, utilize it as a horse property or simply establish a nice hobby farm.
Gomez farm is located just minutes north of the Aztec Ruins National Monument in Aztec, New Mexico along the banks of the Animas River.
Access is provided by paved public road and fronts on Road 2900. A paced driveway is shared with one neighbor.
The farm owns 63.8 acre-feet of water from the Farmer’s ditch priority 1892, #9. There is also a well that services the home that is a depth of 28 feet.
The farm is improved with a nice 2,427 sqft. 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom (can be a 4 or 5 bedroom with nonconforming bedrooms) home originally built in 1961 that has been updated. The home has heat provided by a fireplace and forced air heat (natural gas). Cooling is provided by an evaporative cooling unit.
The farm improvements consist of:
2 outbuildings (1 cinder block shed and 1 lean-to shed)
1 lean-to shed for livestock
Small set of livestock pens
Gated irrigation pipe and older cement irrigation ditches.
The Gomez Farm has sufficient water rights to make an excellent alfalfa farm that could grow excellent quality hay. It is currently primarily in grass and grazing is leased to a rancher. The farm can also support a variety of farming and livestock for a perfect hobby farm setup.
For the equestrian professional or recreational riders, the farm would make an excellent horse property allowing an owner to raise their own quality hay and still have enough room to keep horses.
The Animas River provides opportunities for fishing right out your front door. The Animas is known for excellent fishing for brown, cutthroat, and rainbow trout.
The area offers plenty of recreation for outdoor enthusiasts. With frontage on the Animas River, you can enjoy wading and even canoeing/rafting during higher flow periods or simply sitting on the banks and enjoying the sounds of the river.
Just a short distance from the property the Animas River Trail provides an enjoyable walk along the river banks. Also for the history lover, the is a tremendous amount of Native American sites to visit and explore. The Aztec Ruins National Monument is just a couple of minutes from the property.
The area is also a very popular area for offroading. Just north of Farmington, one of the series events for the W.E.Rock (World Extreme Rock Crawling Championship) is held out at Chokecherry Canyon. This year the Grand Nationals will be held there.
Power is on site and water is provided from a shallow well.
Any and all owned will convey to new owner.
Owners will consider owner financing.
Property may be split.
North part with Home – $785,000
South part with outbuildings and corral – $498,000
Financial verification required to schedule showing.
All units of measure and maps showing property boundaries are approximate. Buyer to verify to their own satisfaction.
This property is offered by John Hayter Inc, DBA Ranch Marketers. All information provided by Ranch Marketers or their sales representatives in connection with this property was acquired from sources deemed reliable and is believed to be accurate and reliable, however, we do not warrant its accuracy or completeness. Ranch Marketers recommends that every item of importance to the purchaser (i.e. water laws, mineral laws, zoning, land use regulations, state, federal and private permits) be independently verified by the purchaser and/or purchaser’s attorney.