Manzanita Ranch

$1,675,000 NEW 93 Acres Tijeras , New Mexico Bernalillo County

Ranch Property Brief

Presenting the exquisite Manzanita Ranch, an unparalleled oasis nestled approximately 18 miles
southeast of the bustling hub of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Priced at $1,899,000, this expansive 93-acre
property is a testament to nature’s splendor and exclusivity, offering a unique blend of seclusion and
accessibility that few properties can rival.

Manzanita Ranch stands as an epitome of convenience and tranquility, a mere 25-minute drive from the
northeast heights of Albuquerque. While the city’s allure beckons, this property is discreetly positioned
at the end of a quiet dead-end road, far removed from the hustle of the main highway. Here, serenity
reigns, and road noise becomes a distant memory.

As you approach the grand front gate and make your way onto this remarkable property, you’ll be
greeted by an entrance that befits the exclusivity of Manzanita Ranch.

Venture into the heart of this remarkable land, and you will discover a high-altitude Ponderosa forest, a
rare treasure that is home to an abundance of wildlife. Imagine seeing a bear as it roams the meadow,
or a pair of deer slowly walking into the forest, testaments to the vibrant ecosystem that thrives here.
This environment is an extraordinary rarity, and Manzanita Ranch stands as the solitary, expansive
haven within this special area.

Privacy is paramount at Manzanita Ranch, with a promise that no structures will ever encroach upon
your haven. Uninterrupted panoramas and serene views are your constant companions, ensuring the
peace and solitude you desire. The premier homesite on the property offers 70 mile views to the north
and east that will be yours to cherish forever.

A hidden jewel within this vast expanse, your private meadow offers a close connection with nature, a
place where your dreams can manifest in the privacy of your own ranch.

One of the most important features of Manzanita Ranch lies beneath the surface: A dependable
underground water source. This invaluable resource is a scarcity in the east mountains, rendering many
other properties dependent on water deliveries. The assurance of your own subsurface water supply is
not only important, but also distinguishes the property as a special opportunity for those who want to
maintain their independence.

A comprehensive legal, survey, and title insurance package accompanies Manzanita Ranch. Every
essential document is meticulously prepared and provided to you, ensuring your secure ownership of
this magnificent property.

Beyond the bounds of your own private sanctuary, Albuquerque and its surroundings offer a myriad of
recreational opportunities. The historic charm of Old Town, the outdoor adventures of the Sandia
Mountains, and the cultural vibrancy of the city are all within reach. Additionally, the enchanting city of
Santa Fe lies just a scenic drive away, inviting you to explore its art, history, and culinary delights.
For those seeking to wander further, the surrounding area boasts captivating attractions. Lose yourself
in the surreal landscapes of White Sands National Park, immerse in the cultural heritage of the Acoma
Pueblo, or embrace the artistic legacy of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.

Manzanita Ranch is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to claim a truly exceptional piece of land. Its
combination of proximity to urban conveniences, unspoiled natural beauty, and invaluable resources
sets it apart as a rarity. As you contemplate the chance to make Manzanita Ranch your own, remember
that such a sizable, extraordinary forested property in such close proximity to Albuquerque may never
grace the real estate market again. This unicorn property is a testament to the extraordinary.



Manzanita Ranch is located approximately 30  miles east of downtown and 18 miles from the outskirts of Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico – 40 minutes to downtown 25 minutes to outskirts
  • Santa Fe, New Mexico- 1.5 hours
  • Albuquerque International Sunport –  40 minutes
  • Ski Santa Fe – 2 hours

Elevation, Topography, Vegetation

The ranch sits at 7,500 feet with meadows and rolling hills covered in ponderosa pines, alligator juniper, red cedar, and oak.

Water and Power

The ranch has power to 2 building sites powering the recently refurbished wells. There are 2 good wells on the property to supply water.

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Broker Remarks

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 priv

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Property Summary

TOTAL ACRES: 93.8699 Deeded- 93.8699- COUNTY: Bernalillo County MINERAL RIGHTS: Unknown ZONING: Residential ELEVATION: 7,500 ft TOPOGRAPHY: Rolling Hills and Meadows VEGETATION: Ponderosa Pine, Alligator Juniper, grama grasses & Oak ESTIMATED TAXES: 7,400 WATER - 2 wells on deeded acreage with power and pump installed Albuquerque, New Mexico, and its Enchanting Surroundings: A Tapestry of History, Recreation, and Culture Nestled against the backdrop of the majestic Sandia Mountains, Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a city that weaves together a rich tapestry of history, vibrant recreation, captivating tourist attractions, diverse real estate, thriving agriculture, and intriguing historical sites. With a heritage deeply rooted in Native American culture and a modern landscape that embraces both tradition and innovation, Albuquerque offers an experience unlike any other. History: Albuquerque's history is a mosaic of cultures and civilizations that have left an indelible mark on the region. 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