Gomez Farm

SOLD 24 Acres Aztec , New Mexico San Juan County

Ranch Property Brief

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.

Water Rights

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.

Agriculture uses

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.

Water and Power

Power is on site and water is provided from a shallow well.


Any and all owned will convey to new owner.

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Broker Remarks

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.

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Property Summary


Deeded- 24.6 +\-

COUNTY: San Juan County

MINERAL RIGHTS: Any and all owned will convey

ZONING: Agricultural

ELEVATION: 5,600 ft

TOPOGRAPHY: level farmland



HOME: 2,427 SqFt




WATER - 1 shallow water well for home use and 63.8 acre-feet of water from the Farmer’s Ditch

Aztec, New Mexico Farms and Ranches for Sale

Aztec, the county seat for San Juan County is known for its mild high desert climate and Native American History. The Aztec Ruins National Monument lies just on the outskirts of town. The average high temperatures range from 91 in the summer to a low of 44 in the winter. The Animas River flows through Aztec and offers a variety of recreation. Aztec is actively working to grow itself as a recreation and tourist destination with large numbers of trials to hike and bike as well as numerous public land and Native American destinations.

Although the Aztecs did not have a presence in what is now the state of New Mexico there were several Native American cultures that existed in the region prior to European colonization, including the Pueblo peoples who still live in the area today.

Farming was a crucial part of life for the Pueblo peoples, who relied on agriculture to sustain their communities. They cultivated a variety of crops, including corn, beans, squash, and chili peppers, using irrigation systems to bring water to their fields. They also raised turkeys and other animals for meat, and gathered wild plants and fruits for food.

Ranching, on the other hand, was not a significant part of the traditional way of life for the Pueblo peoples. However, after the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century, livestock such as cattle, sheep, and horses were introduced to the region and became an important part of the economy. Spanish settlers and Native Americans alike began to raise livestock, and the practice of ranching became established in the region.

Today, both farming and ranching continue to be important industries in New Mexico, with many families and communities relying on agriculture and livestock for their livelihoods. With the Animas River flowing through the area, Aztec has long been a strong ranching and farming area. There are many excellent hay farms situated along the banks of the Animas River. Search all Aztec, San Juan County and New Mexico farms, ranches, and recreational properties for sale.

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