Northern AZ Ranch
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Saint Johns, AZ 85936 – Apache County
Situated amid a quiet high country woodland 25 minutes north of St. Johns, this scenic 37.38 acre cabin site features lush natural vegetation set amid unparalleled privacy and seclusion. The residential, recreational and agricultural zoning allows livestock, camping and RV use at the owners discretion. The land was contour surveyed to blend an outstanding variety of terrains and landscapes within its boundaries all within a wilderness setting free of encroaching neighbors and urban noise. 640 acres of uninhabited State Trust land borders this property, providing a quiet and scenic backdrop to this private land. At an elevation of 6,300, the land enjoys a comfortable year-round climate. 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 property receives an average of 11 of rainfall annually. The property is primarily level with a gentle terracing of the land. From its heavily treed high point in the northwest portion, the property gradually slopes southeasterly into acres of lush meadowland ideal for the grazing of livestock or planting of orchards and gardens. A well pronounced elevated ridge crosses within the lands ownership in the northwest corner. Set amid mature evergreens, this area offers a series of outstanding building sites, each with long range views of the surround wilderness and snow-capped mountains to the south.
The land surface is blanketed with a fine tillable sandy loam soil, ideal for the raising of vegetables and fruit trees. Apples, cherries, plumbs, pears and a host of garden vegetables thrive in this soil. Area gardeners produce abundant yields of corn, tomatoes, carrots, beans, peppers, squash, and lettuce throughout the areas warm spring and summer growing seasons. Livestock can comfortably graze the lands nutrient rich native grasses free of harmful surface rock. Private wells are allowed in this part of northern Arizona without permitting requirements. The land has a secure groundwater supply from its positioning over the massive Coconino Sandstone Aquifer. Drilling depths are economical and windmill pumping common throughout the area. In addition, a free access well located a short distance from the land is available to the property owner 24/7 for water hauling. The property is within a short drive of Lyman Lake State Park and the Apache County seat of St. Johns, Arizona. St. Johns is a charming pioneer town founded in the 1870s and serves today as the County seat of Apache County. Youll find everything you need for your rural homestead there including grocery stores, hardware stores, automotive stores, banks, restaurants, pharmacy, schools and churches. The 1,200 acre Lyman Lake is located 10 minutes south of St. Johns and features outstanding fishing, boating and hiking trails. $45,00) No qualifying seller financing with $9,000 down and payments of $250 Monthly payments are account serviced by Pioneer Title.
This is a very secluded location and 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. All corner markers have been set by registered surveyors and the recorded map with all property dimensions is provided to the new owners. The maintained road access to the property is built entirely along title insured easements recorded with the county recorders office. Monthly payments are account serviced by Pioneer Title. Call First United Realty at 602.264.0000 for a free brochure including landscape photos, descriptions of additional area properties, topographical map, monthly weather chart, and info on nearby recreational lakes and St. Johns. First United Realty is Arizona’s largest provider of private land and has a wide selection of terrains and wilderness landscapes to select from.
Mortgage Options: Mortgage Options, Owner Finance
Common Features: Common Features, Free access well water
Easements: Easements, Access, Title insured access
Game: Game, Antelope, Dove, Elk, Mule Deer
Land Type: Land Type, wilderness ranchland
Lot Description: Lot Description, Acreage, Horses Permitted, Borders State Trust Land
Present Use: Present Use, Grazing
Property Type: Property Type, Farm/Ranch
Proposed Use: Proposed Use, Agriculture, Equine, Exotics, Grazing, Hunting/Fishing, Mobile, Orchards/Vineyards, Residential Single
Road Frontage Desc: Road Frontage Desc, Dirt, Maintained access
Soil: Soil, Sandy Loam
Special Notes: Special Notes, Survey Available
Topography: Topography, Steep
Apache County Northern AZ Ranch
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