Set amid lush spring fed meadows and tall stands of old growth ponderosa pines, this 10 acre estate offers an ideal setting for a family retreat with exceptional equestrian and investment possibilities. The land overlooks the Alpine valley and is situated adjacent to the headwaters of the San Francisco River at a cool clear 8,000 foot elevation. Ownership includes a registered domestic well and a perennial spring which sub irrigates the property’s meadows. Underground power service protects the views of the surrounding valley and mountains and there is excellent access to the land along a county maintained road. The property was enrolled in the Apache County Forest Health Improvement Cost Share Project where the trees were thinned under the supervision of a CWPP Forester preserving the stately stands of ponderosa pines while assuring the long term health of the land’s timber. The property’s agricultural/residential zoning provides livestock privileges as well as additional split possibilities. There are no deed Includes a registered domestic well, spring and sub irrigated pasture.
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Alpine is small secluded pioneer community in the east central part of the state where ponderosa pine, aspen and fir comprise one of the richest and most diverse ecosystems in all of the southwest. Alpine was settled in 1876 and little has changed since those early pioneer days. Located at an elevation of 8,000 feet in the eastern end of the White Mountains and surrounded by the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, Alpine is northern Arizona’s most sought after destination for hunting, fishing, wildlife & bird watching. Alpine is near the headwaters of the San Francisco River and 6 miles west of the New Mexico border. The pace of life is quiet here. You won’t find any street lights, traffic, pollution or noise. You will find:
• Cool, Comfortable Summer Weather
• Dark and Clear Skies is an Astronomer’s Dream
• Wildlife Viewing Everywhere
• Clear, Clean and Cool Lakes & Streams for Boating, Kayaking, & Fly & Bait Fishing
• Bird Watching with over 100 Bird Species
• Big and Small Game Hunting
• Arizona tops the nation with the highest number of champion-sized trees and many species are uniquely Arizonan. Alpine is set amid the largest Ponderosa Pine forest in the world.
• Winter Snow Sports