Remote Highlands Homestead

37.85 Acres


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Remote Highlands Homestead

This very secluded off grid 37.85 acres is best suited for people seeking large acreage ownership well away from neighboring owners and who place a premium on the freedom to use and work their land in a quiet and peaceful wilderness setting free of urban noise and pollution. The property is located in eastern Apache County, Arizona, 30 minutes north of the County seat of St. Johns. At 6,700, the air and skies here are clear and free of pollution. The weather is comfortable throughout the season, with none being too hot or too cold. Outdoor work is rarely curtailed due to the weather. The winters here are mild, typically producing less than 18 of snow most of which falls at a rate of two to three inches per storm and melts into the soil within a day or two. The land is blessed with an average of 327 days of sunshine a year. The average high temperature in the coldest month of January is 50 degrees under sunny clear skies. Summer temperatures are mild with daytime highs averaging in the upper 80s. The summer lows average in the 70s. Summer temperatures see additional cooling with the arrival of the seasonal monsoon rains. Typically arriving in mid-July, these refreshing afternoon rains bring forth a profusion of colorful wildflowers and turn the ranch's lush native range grasses vivid green. The residential, recreational and agricultural zoning allows livestock, camping and RV use at the owners discretion The diverse terrain throughout the property offers a selection cabin/RV sites set amid thick stands of evergreen junipers and pinon pines, each was spectacular long range views of the surrounding wilderness. Rainfed arroyos, rock formations, and elevated hills with overlooks of the adjoining 640 acre section of uninhabited State trust land are all here. The A thick mantle of sandy loam soil covers the land providing an ideal base from which vegetable gardens and fruit trees thrive. Several nutrient rich native range grasses grow in this soil. and has road access along two of its borders. The additional road access will provide easy legal access to any future splits of the property. The property is accented by ownership of several hundred feet of a scenic wooded ridge that crosses through the northeast portion of the acreage. The land overlies the massive Coconino Regional Aquifer and private wells are allowed without permitting requirements in this region of Arizona. This property also has 24/7 free access to a nearby convenience well from which water can be hauled back to the land. Road access is maintained to the land and all four corners have been marked by a licensed surveyor. An outstanding value at $48,000 with $9,600 down balance at 8% for 12 years with payments of $416 p.i. Ask to see WVR tract 226. Call First United Realty at 602.264.0000 for more information and to set an appointment to walk this land.

Property Details

Mortgage Options:  owner finance

Common Features:  well access

Easements:  access

Game: antelope, dove, elk, mule deer

Land Type:  wilderness ranch land

Lot Description:  acreage, heavily treed, horses permitted

Present Use:  grazing

mProperty Type:  Farm / Ranch

Proposed Use:  equine, exotics, grazing, hunting/fishing, mobile, orchards/vineyards, residential single 

Road Frontage Desc: dirt, maintained road to the land

Soil:  sandy loam

Special Notes:  survey available

Surface rights:  all

Topography:  contoured acreage, varied

Remote Highlands Homestead

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This property is subject to prior sale without notice. Please contact your First United Realty agent for availability prior to your visit.