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Arizona's Sierra Mountain Ranch

Saint Johns, AZ 85936

Apache County, Arizona

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36 Acres
$56,000 USD
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Sierra Mountain Ranch in cool clear northeastern Arizona offers an excellent selection of both wooded acreage and level grassy pasture accented by high set hills and ridges that open up panoramic views of the surrounding wilderness. No parcel is less than 36 acres and most average 38 to 40 acres. All are off grid, meaning that the is no power service available. Solar panels, propane gas, wind and traditional gas generators can easily provide the energy needs of a ranch owner. A nearby cell tower provides excellent service to most properties. The ranch's rural zoning allows a wide range of uses including residential, recreational, and agricultural. RV and camping are always permitted. Many of the properties adjoin large 640 acre tracts of State Trust woodlands with their scenic-untouched natural landscapes. The ranch offers a wide variety of terrains and landscapes from which to choose. Level grassy meadows, heavily wooded parcels and blends of both are all available here. Long panoramic views of the White Mountains to the south and into the red rock cliffs of New Mexico to the east are common. The land is covered with a thick mantle of five native range grasses growing in a soft sandy loam soil which is perfect for vegetable gardens, orchards or the pasturing of livestock. The Arizona Department of Water Resources report for this property confirms the availability of two massive fresh water aquifers beneath the land for ranch owners to drill their private wells into. These are a well defined water basins that provides ranch owners with domestic quality water. With the abundance of groundwater, owners in Sierra Mountain Ranch are exempt from the requirement to obtain a drilling permit for their domestic wells and may irrigate their entire property. A free access onsite well is also available to ranch owners 24 hours a day from which they can haul fresh water back to their individual property. The well is powered by a state of the art solar pump which delivers water into twin 5,000 gallon storage tanks. Dual spigots speed the water delivery into RV tanks and water haulers. Land owners have access to the well 24/7 as part of their ownership privileges within the ranch. At a cool and clear 6,200 foot elevation, the comfortable temperatures allow ranch owners to enjoy their land year-round. The days here are sunny, the nighttime sky clear and the mountain air clean and refreshing. Occasional winter snowfalls are light, rarely exceeding more than two to three inches. Summer days are warm and sunny, but never hot. Average daytime summer highs are in the mid to upper 80's. The seasonal July/August monsoon rains bring additional cooling and turn the native grasses lush green. Throughout the summer, colorful mountain wildflowers spread across the land's meadows. This is an exceptionally quiet and peaceful land of sweeping mountain vistas and broad grassy valleys devoid of urban noise and teeming with free roaming elk, antelope and deer. The land is within a short drive of Lyman Lake State Park. This 1,200 acre park is located 10 minutes south of St. Johns and features the 1,500 acre Lyman Lake with its fishing, boating, and scenic hiking trails. (see photo album) All property corners are clearly marked by licensed surveyors. Road access is along County recorded title insured easements. Road access to this land is completed and maintained. Zoning allows residential construction of the owners choosing, livestock privileges, camping and RV use. This property lies within Sierra Mountain Ranch and is one of a selection of similar properties now available for purchase in this price range, many of which border 640 acre sections of State Trust lands. These vast wooded expanses provide a quiet and scenic backdrop to adjoining Sierra Mountain Ranch property owners. This property and all others within the ranch are title insured through First American Title Insurance Company, one of the nation's largest. All property within this private ranch has been surveyed into 36 acre or larger parcels. None are smaller. All corners of each property have been clearly monumented by licensed surveyors. Starting at $56,000 with $5,600 down, $482 per month using the no qualifying seller provided financing. The seller pays all closing costs and payments begin two months from that date of purchase. A free information pack containing photos, specific parcel descriptions with prices and monthly payments, topographical maps, monthly weather chart, area lakes and nearby town information is available by calling First United Realty.

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