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The Timbers at Chama, New Mexico
Property Types: Ranches for Sale, Homes, Cabin, Recreational
$2,895,000 / 388.00 Acres / Available
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Timbers Lodge & Guest Ranch at Chama
+/- 388 deeded acres of unequalled mountain tranquility
Introducing a property that has no equal, at a price significantly less than today’s replacement value in one of New Mexico’s most enchanted valleys. The Timbers at Chama is the consummate recreational property you’ve been waiting for your whole life. Located on a paved state highway, with easy access, an electronic security gate entrance, with views and privacy beyond legal description! 2 hours to Santa Fe, 1 hour to the G5 jet-capable airport in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and just 90 minutes to Taos or Wolf Creek ski mountains.
Originally part of the world-renowned Mundy Ranch, the headquarters section for this incredible property, most noted for producing the 49 inch Mundy Buck, has hosted family reunions, corporate and religious retreats, weddings, and more elk and mule deer hunters than one can count over the last 20+ years. Over the last few years, the ranch has been operated as a private retreat hosting a few recreational elk and deer hunters. World-class trout fishing and snowmobiling round out the year-round attraction to the Chama Valley and surrounding area…
The Lodge - With the ranch centerpiece being the +/- 5000 sq. ft. lodge, there are 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, fully furnished in designer quality decor, including custom linens, sheets and comforters. The main room in the lodge hosts a custom stone fireplace with the ranch namesake (100+ year old, 20 ft. long solid oak beam as the mantel piece). The great room has views of the south San Juan Mountains and Brazos Cliffs, where one can watch deer and elk most every evening from the incredible 50 x 50 deck, complete with another outdoor fireplace. Complementing this warm and cozy lodge is the chef-quality commercial kitchen and laundry room. There’s also a greenhouse on the property for fresh herbs and vegetables. The Lodge alone is worth the asking price, but it is only one of 4 separate housing units on the ranch.
Also nearby, but positioned for maximum views, access and individual privacy are the following structures:
The “Residence” is +/- 2800 sq. ft. with 5 bedrooms and 5 baths, split level with a 2-car garage and office. Excellent onsite residence or VRBO income producer, also fully furnished and step-in turnkey.
The “Hacienda” is +/- 1800 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, with a covered patio and carport. Fully furnished, turnkey ready.
The “Guest Cabin” is +/- 1300 sq. ft. with 1 bedroom and a covered porch overlooking one of the ranch ponds and positioned for the private retreat.
For the equestrian lover, the ranch comes with a complete 6-stall horse barn, with tack and feed room. For the tinkerer, there’s a fully equipped shop, 5 bay equipment shed complete with John Deere Tractor, and a road leveler and implements. For the elk and deer hunter, the ranch has complete under-cover, commercial quality cleaning rack with winch and rail system that leads into your very own walk-in meat cold room that will hold numerous elk and deer. There’s also a custom built rifle range with a covered shooting bench. For the gourmet cook there’s a greenhouse.
With a low tax bill of +/- $4400 (ag status), the ranch has been meticulously maintained and is being conveyed fully furnished with walk-in, turnkey status.
While these improvements are unequalled and the ranch price reflects less than half of replacement costs, the + /-388 acres of The Timbers is a trophy in itself. With only 300 ft. of variation in the topography, the gentle foothills have been manicured and managed for elk and mule deer with a virtual 95% success rate with the ranches annual mule deer and elk tags. Caressed with Ponderosas that will rival redwoods, native oaks and interwoven with native grass meadows for wildlife feed, 3 wells (2 just for wildlife), you can crisscross the ranch on your ATV via foot or horseback trail system. It’s a sportsman's paradise. With unlimited mule tags and an average of 3 landowner elk tags, the Timbers at Chama is unequalled in value in todays recreational ranch market. The incredible quality of the property and improvements become apparent the moment you pull through the gate. Once you’re on the ranch you won’t want to leave.
Being a family retreat and partially operated as a commercial lodging operation the last 20 years, the owners have elected to retire and are looking to pass this baton to the next owner. The options are endless.
Call or email today for a financially qualified showing or more information. Co brokers welcome.