Sierra Highlands Ranch
New on Market
Location: 20 Miles northeast of St. Johns, Arizona, Apache County, Arizona
Zoning: Agricultural General (AG). Residential, recreational and agricultural uses are all permitted. RV use and camping are at the owner’s pleasure. No industrial or commercial uses are allowed on this property. Property can be divided for investment or estate planning purposes.
Access: Maintained bladed dirt roads built along recorded access easements.
Elevation: 5,670’ above sea level
Weather: The land is blessed with an average of 327 days of sunshine a year. 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 average high temperature in the coldest month of January is 50 degrees under clear sunny skies. Winter lows are typically in the 20’s. Summer temperatures are comfortable with daytime highs averaging in the upper 80’s. 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 property’s lush native range grasses vivid green.
Terrain/Landscape: Level throughout. Covered with native range grasses.
Views: Long range views in all directions. The most striking are to the south into the snowcapped Escudilla Mountain and the White Mountains. Views to the west take in a broad wooded valley below.
Water Report: The Arizona Department of Water Resources report for this area confirms the availability of domestic quality water from the massive Coconino regional sandstone aquifer. Well depths in this area typically range between 300‘ to 400’. The actual depth to water can only be determined by drilling on a specific property. Drilling permits are not required for private wells producing 35 gallons per minute or less.
Convenience Well: A free access convenience well is also available 24/7 for water hauling.
Soil: Sandy Loam. Area gardens and orchards produce abundant yields of corn, tomatoes, carrots, beans squash, peppers lettuce, apples, peaches, pears and cherries.
Survey: All four corners have been monumented by licensed surveyors. The map is recorded at the County Recorder’s office.
Wildlife: Free roaming herds of elk, pronghorn antelope and mule deer inhabit this area.
Dimensions: Square in shape measuring approx. 2,900’ X 570’
Road frontage: 1,309’ of maintained road access along the northern border.
Power Service: Off grid
Propane: Available for onsite delivery from local supplier.
Cell service: A nearby tower provides excellent reception depending service provider.
Waster water: Conventional septic system or other county approved system.
Solar exposure: : Full southern exposure for solar arrays.
Price/financing: $28,000 No qualifying seller financing is available with $11,000 down. Monthly payments are $205 @8%, 10 year term with no prepayment penalty.
Title Insurance: The property is title insured.
Taxes: Approximately $250 annually.