In the northcentral region of New Mexico is a land of manycolors affectionately known as O'Keeffe Country. Here you will find the Ranchof the West nestled against a magnificent yellow bluff and the Canjilon Creekalong US Hwy 84 just 5 miles north of the Ghost Ranch. The landscape of this charming50-acre parcel ranges from the canyon floor almost to the rim rock with accessto thousands of acres of the Carson National Forest. The beautifullyconstructed two story, three-bedroom, three-bath 3,156 sq ft home was designed to allow itsinhabitants to bask in the surrounding beauty with views in all directions.Nestled in a large mott of oaks, with one of the enormous yellow bluffs and thecreek as its backdrop. Watch the sun rise in the east or enjoy the outdoorfireplace with large rock patio in the evening.
With its running water and high mesa with awe inspiringviews of the Cerro Perdenal, Ghost Ranch, and Abiquiu Lake and thousands ofacres of the Carson Forest adjoining the property, there is something foreveryone.
Artisan - The huge windows on all sides of the house and twowalk-out decks will provide hours of enjoyment. Whether just enjoying the viewor using the diverse landscape as your model for painting, drawing,sculpting, or photographing, there will be no shortage of inspiration for theamateur or professional artist. Less than two hours from the art communities ofSanta Fe or Taos just adds to the charm of this unique area.
Outdoor Enthusiast - Whether you are into hiking orrecreational vehicles, the Carson National Forest boasts 1.5 million acres withplenty of room to roam. If fishing or water sports are more interesting,Abiquiu, El Vado, and Lake Heron State parks are less than an hour from theproperty. Rio Chama is also great for fly fishing. Cross country and downhillskiing, snowmobiling, and rafting are all available within a short drive. Thegeneral vicinity is also popular for elk and mule deer hunters on both publicand private land.
Equestrian - With 50 acres on the property and the adjoiningnational forest, enjoy hours of endless riding and exploring. The property hasa fenced riding area with good ground and a round pen to warm up your mountbefore starting out for the day.
Attractions -North 30 minutes on the Colorado state linelies the village of Chama, NM, with its famous Cumbres and Toltec Narrow GaugeRailroad and majestic mountain peaks. Fifty miles further and you can enjoy thehot springs in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, or ski Wolf Creek. Further down theroad 60 miles is Durango, CO, with another famous train to Silverton, CO. Tothe west are some of the most well-known sites of ancient civilization such asChaco Canyon and Mesa Verde. Travel east for a short visit to the Rio GrandeGorge or the Taos Pueblo. Ski areas here include Angel Fire and Red River.Santa Fe with its famous plaza and Indian Market are just over an hour to thesouth. These are just a few of the villages, towns, and sites that are uniqueto northern New Mexico.
Elevations - 6700-6780
Vegetation - Mostly native grasses, oak motts, cottonwoods,and willows.
Easy access gravel road from US Highway 84.