HWY 172, Caprock, New Mexico, 88213
The Caprock Ranch is an outstanding cow ranch situated West of Highway 172 in Chavez County, New Mexico Mescalero Ridge. It is one of the oldest established ranches in Southeast New Mexico with sustainable energy development.
The ranch consists of 17 sections of mixed hard and sandy country. There are about 5 distinct and diverse range types including very shallow range, sandy hills, sandy loam, deep sand range and gravelly range. Approximately 800 deeded acres, 2400 acres of State Trust Land and 7500 BLM.
There are three homes on the ranch; Two are remodeled and one is recently constructed. There is a 30’x100’ stalled horse facility, 40’x100’ barn, 50’x60’ shop, recently replaced north fence and numerous pens as well as a new water pipeline.
The water on the ranch is good to drink. There are 4 water wells 180’ deep (3 submersible pumps & 1 windmill). 2 water wells have been recently drilled. There are 3 drinkers in the cap pasture, 2 drinkers in camp pasture, 1 drinker in the south pasture, 2 drinkers in the big sand pasture and 20,000 gallons of storage. The pipeline has been re-worked to have water on demand. There are 8 miles of pipeline reworked with new fittings and connections. The windmill is in good condition with a 3 year old motor. There is one dirt tank, 1 water well at the main house and 1 well with submersible pump at the ranch house. The third ranch house also has its own water well. Another good water well is located in the sand hills. There is 50,000 gallons of water storage, 10 miles of pipeline and plenty of water troughs making it easy to utilize the feed on the entire ranch.
There are 4 pastures, 2 traps and one set of cattle pens. The current cow calf operation utilizes seasonal grazing in the sand country and a seasonal rest rotation system using two pastures along Mescalero ridge as a buffer zone for grazing. The ranch receives 15+ inches of rainfall per year on average. All minerals owned will convey with the property. There is wind development on the top pasture along Mescalero Ridge with ten years of excellent wind data. The ranch is limited to non-existent public traffic. It is very scenic and full of history.
This area of New Mexico is known for world class quail hunting. There are trophy mule deer and this ranch is deemed as one of New Mexico’s “quality” mule deer sites. It has excellent cover and abundant antelope as well as other game.
Wind contract estimated income $80,000/ year for 35 years (plus production bonuses 2020)
maintenance contract for the fences around the wind towers $4000/ month base plus hourly
leasing grass $50,000/year
possible mitigation of 320 deeded acres of land in the sand
west Texas water deal included
$1,200,000 depreciable assets
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