New Mexico Ranches

Property List

Beard Ranch

The Beard Ranch is a tremendous opportunity to own an excellent grass ranch in Northeastern New Mexico in Union County near Clayton.  The ranch owners have spent a lot of time and effort improving the rangeland by removing yucca, cacti, and sage as well as using different methods to stimulate grass growth such as mowing and rotational grazi...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming
Clayton, Union County, New Mexico, 2,825 Acres
ABQ Ranch
ABQ Ranch offers a rare opportunity to purchase a large acreage ranch very close to Albuquerque, New Mexico. This ranch will feel like a property that is much bigger due to the terrain as well as areas that offer thick timber. Enjoy expansive vistas from the upper elevations on the limestone rimrock or the quiet seclusion of the grassy parks and m...
Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Chilili, Bernalillo, New Mexico, 2,170 Acres
Chama River Canyon Ranch

The Chama River Canyon Ranch in New Mexico located near Cebolla offers a unique opportunity to own a live water ranch with a multitude of uses. Given the combination of location, water and terrain the ranch could be used as a cattle ranch, horse ranch, hunting ranch, dude ranch and more...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Cebolla, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 2,200 Acres
Los Piñones Ranch
Los Piñones Ranch lies in a highly sought after area of Northern New Mexico near Chama. The ranch has been in the same family for nearly 60 years and the family still ranches the neighboring land. Enjoy sitting on the porch watching the sun set during the summers and during the winter evenings sit and visit with company while a fire crackles in th...
Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Cebolla, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 565 Acres
Gloria-a-Dios Ranch in New Mexico

Gloria-a-Dios Ranch lies in the Northwest part of New Mexico in Rio Arriba County. This is an area rich in history and very close to the Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation. With all the natural beauty and native culture, one can expect a ton to see and do, such camping, hunting, relaxing in hot springs, visiting art galleries and simply enjoyin...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Regina, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States 920 Acres
Arroyo Blanco Ranch
Arroyo Blanco Ranch located in Northwestern New Mexico in Rio Arriba County near the community of Llaves consists of 1,026 acres and has historically been used a cattle ranch and dryland farm but is equally suited as a horse ranch and hunting ranch. The ranch is not improved but is fully fenced with barbed wire fencing that is in fair to good condi...
Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Llaves, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States 1,026 Acres
Old Spanish Trail Ranch

Old Spanish Trail  Ranch lies in the Northwest part of New Mexico in Rio Arriba County. This is in an area rich in history and very close to the Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation. This area of New Mexico runs deep in Native American History with numerous historical sites such as Chaco Canyon and Crow Canyon in the area. 

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Counselor, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States 2,310 Acres
Secret Valley Ranch
Tucked away in its own hidden valley the ranch is complete with a large field, offgrid home, well, and ponds. The ranch is an excellent hunting property receiving elk tags and can also get mule deer tags in a trophy producing area. All improvements are in excellent condition ready for the hunting season.
Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Lindrith, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 320 Acres
Sanchez Ranch in New Mexico

New Mexico is a state where beauty is both natural and prolific. One doesn't have to travel far to see the ways that nature has used rock, valleys, and water to create a unique landscape desired by many. Sanchez Ranch lies near Angel Fire and Eagle Nest, both of which are in the Enchanted Circle, which is known for its beautiful sc...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Guadalupita, Mora County, New Mexico, United States 350 Acres
Taos Enchanted Valley – Financing
Taos Enchanted Valley is an incredible opportunity to escape the stresses of our current Covid-19 atmosphere and live off-grid and yet be in the heart of recreation and New Mexico’s famed Taos Art. Build your dream retreat and enjoy inspiring sunrises over the Sangre de Cristos, Taos and the Taos Valley. The property corners BLM making it possibl...
Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Small Acreage
Carson, Taos, New Mexico, 388 Acres
Casa Blanca
Envision a setting in the Southwest overlooking dramatic multicolored uplifts, ridges and peaks that catch the first rays of sunlight as the sun rises over the mountains to the east as you enjoy your morning coffee while you watch elk and deer graze. That is Casa Blanca. Casa Blanca is a beautiful Spanish style home offering elegant high-end fe...
Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Regina, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 62.52 Acres
Little Arroyo Blanco
Little Arroyo Blanco offers 160 acres of peace and quiet to build your dream home or cabin retreat. Imagine sitting on your front porch watching the dramatic sunsets New Mexico is known for. There is an ideal building location on a knoll that overlooks the property to the west giving a commanding view over the landscape.
Small Acreage
Llaves, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 160 Acres

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New Mexico Ranches and Land For Sale

New Mexico offers a wide variety of farms, ranches, and land. In Northeastern New Mexico, ranches tend to have rolling wide-open prairie of the Great Plains and as you move south on the eastern edge of New Mexico you travel into the western portion of the Llano Estacado. There are numerous mountain ranges that cross New Mexico including the Sangre de Cristos, San Juans, Guadalupes, Capitans, Florida Mountains, Mogollon Mountains, and Mimbres Mountains to name just a few.

Ranches can be found in higher more lush regions in the northern mountain ranges in north central New Mexico. There are also very large ranches in the more arid regions to the northwest and southern portions of New Mexico.

New Mexico is also home to some great farms and is well known for its excellent quality alfalfa hay and most of all for its famous Hatch Green Chile. There are also orchards including peach, apricot, and cherry orchards.

Things to Consider When Evaluating New Mexico Ranches for Sale



While most people rely on a real estate agent to find the perfect piece of land for sale, there are certain things buyers should consider when evaluating a New Mexico ranch for sale. These elements include property location, build-out capability, zoning, permitting, utilities, and roads. These factors are discussed in detail in the sections below.

Location
Before talking to a seller or starting the search for ranches for sale in New Mexico, the buyer should determine their priorities as far as location is concerned. Is budget a primary consideration, or is it the quality of local schools that matters when deciding on which property to buy? These are just some of the questions buyers should answer during the evaluation process, as they help in decision-making.


Build-Out Capability
While any piece of land in NM may seem suitable, it is important for the buyer of a ranch or farm to determine how much of the parcel can be built upon. Does that part of the land meet the needs of the home the buyer plans to build? Soil conditions and topography are important issues, as poor soil quality can affect construction cost.


Zoning
When looking at New Mexico hunting ranches for sale, the buyer should talk with their real estate agent and the local zoning board about the factors to be considered before construction starts. Environmental factors may limit where structures can be placed on the land, and future development could raise or lower property values. While a buyer can’t predict the future, with a little research they can make an informed decision when deciding on what land to purchase in NM.


Permitting Issues
It is important for the buyer to learn which types of permits will be needed when building on New Mexico cattle or hunting ranches. Some areas have limited permitting requirements, and others are stricter. Talk to the nearest building department to find out what’s needed.


Utilities and Roads
Before buying land for sale in New Mexico, the buyer should determine which utilities have been added to the property. Most undeveloped land has few or no utilities, and the buyer bears the cost of bringing them onto the property. Contact local utility companies to determine the cost of the project. In rural areas, especially hunting land, city water is not available, and the buyer will have to install a well and a septic system. Owners of undeveloped land may need to build a private driveway or road from the nearest public thoroughfare, and they should find out whether there’s an easement that allows easy access to the property.

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