Cross Creek Road Ranch, New Mexico, USA

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Cross Creek Road
Tularosa, New Mexico 88352
United States

Price: 975,000.00 USD
Square Area: 2,100 Sq. Ft (195 Sq. M)
Acres: 30.00
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
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The Cross Creek Road Ranch
(near the villages of Tularosa and Bent)

This beautifully established equestrienne property is located in Otero County in southern New Mexico at approximately 5,600 in elevation. Unique in its high desert setting in the foothills of the Sacramento Mountains, this hacienda-style treasure is surrounded by mountains, a year-round flowing stream, public land, and the sparkling White Sands of the Tularosa Basin.

Distinguished features of this incomparable property include:
Thirty +/- acres completely fenced and cross-fenced, bordering BLM public land encompassing thousands of acres. An abundance of artifacts and fossils in the vicinity. Two magnificent waterfalls on the Tularosa Creek to the east and west of the property.

Incredible views to include 12,000+ Sierra Blanca Peak and the Sacramento Mountain Range, White Sands National Monument, the Tularosa Basin, the San Andres and Organ Mountains, and White Sands Missile Range.

A 2,100+/- square-foot southwestern style home featuring: 3 bedrooms; 2 full baths; large and open living room w/attached dining area, bright and airy kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, custom Color-crete countertops and backsplash, breakfast nook, office, large laundry room, 2-car attached garage, front porch, two patios, and enclosed rear porch. Home is wood-frame stucco construction, with tile floors and numerous windows for passive solar heat. When necessary, additional heat is provided by a Quadra-fire 4300 wood burning stove, and electric baseboard heat. No A/C required by current owners at this location. Hunter Douglas ceiling fan (60 ) in living room. Smoke detectors included.

Fiber optic to the home; wireless network inside the house; Dish Network Satellite dish.

Privacy stucco walls surround a landscaped and lush front courtyard with peach flagstone and quartzite walkways and accents, including Franklin Mountains gravel. Wrought iron gates and custom pipe fencing add to the southwestern style. A rustic quartzite and wood outdoor shower provides relaxation in the sun or under the stars.

A 24 X 36 custom-built block/stucco horse barn w/three 12 box stalls and large storage area, with wrought iron doors/windows to blend with and complement the house and grounds. The hacienda style grounds allow close proximity to your horses and their facilities.

A 20 X 30 3-stall barn w/metal siding and roofing, excellent for hay storage, ATV or any other vehicle parking, or additional animal housing.

Numerous flood lights and exterior lighting. A large one-of-a-kind iron & sheet metal barrier on one side of the house as a windbreak to protect Elm, Ash, and Cedar trees and other plantings.

Excellent well (140 depth) and water pressure, plus a 3,000-gallon water storage tank w/additional pump.

Coleman GenPower 305 10HP OHV (Briggs & Stratton engine) generator backup for water pump in the event of a power outage.

Rain harvesting capabilities via canales, rain barrels, and a network of runoff ditches to trees and grassy areas.

Wildlife includes elk, deer, cougar, bobcat, and a wide variety of birds. Migratory birds often visit the creek area and can be anticipated by birdwatchers at regular intervals throughout the year.

This property and the adjacent surroundings provide a venue for horseback riding, hiking, rock hounding, exploring, and offers a magnificent dark sky/stargazing opportunity.

General Information on the location of this Property: The Cross Creek Road Ranch is located approximately 5 miles east of the Village of Tularosa, New Mexico. The ranch sits on the north side of US Hwy 70, approximately 20 miles from Alamogordo (south) and 25 miles from Ruidoso (northeast). Area attractions include: Ski Apache on the Sierra Blanca Peak, the Spencer Theater, Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino, Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort, the Space History Museum, Holloman Air Force Base, and White Sands Missile Range. Other major cities include Roswell, New Mexico (90 miles east), Las Cruces, New Mexico (75 miles southwest), and El Paso, Texas (90 miles south). Major airlines fly in/out of Roswell, El Paso, and Albuquerque (200 miles north).

Exterior: Built in 1996, home is wood frame construction with stucco exterior and wood vigas above front porch and garage; flat roof is tar and gravel composition w/parapet edging, canales and rain barrels. Mission tile roofing over front porch, metal roofing over rear enclosed porch.

Interior: Earth-tone tile floors, w/stained concrete floors in two bedrooms, office, and laundry room. Plaster walls with wood trim and moulding. Levelor window blinds included in master bedroom.

Living Room/Dining Room: 18 X 26 . Tile flooring, large windows, stucco ledge, built-in wall shelving, Quadra-fire 4300 woodstove, Hunter Douglas 60 ceiling fan.

Kitchen: 14 X 16 . Tile flooring, three windows (one above sink) with southern views, and a large skylight over kitchen work area. Color-crete countertops (high sheen) and backsplash in earth-tones. Oak front cabinetry. Frigidaire Stainless Gallery Series 5 burner range w/speed bake oven (propane) and a GE Side by Side Stainless refrigerator.

Master Bedroom: 15 2 X 13 3 . Large closet, stained concrete flooring, 2 windows w/exterior door leading to large quartzite patio, with easy access to barns and corrals.

Bathroom #1: 8 X 10 . Full bath with white tile flooring, one window and large skylight. Custom cabinetry w/ Color-crete vanity top, and built-in shelving.

Bedroom #2: 13 X 13 7 . Tile flooring, 2 windows, w/exterior door leading to a small porch with a pergola-style roof and concrete and flagstone floor and easy access to barns and corrals. Bedroom has built-in book shelves and a large closet. Bathroom #2 is attached, w/ tile flooring, wainscoting, open shelving, custom vanity top and wading pool style sink. Two windows in the bathroom.

Bedroom #3: 10 X 14 . Quaint little bedroom with stained concrete flooring, built-in shelving and one window.

Office: 10 X 14 . Located just off of Bedroom #3 is an office area with stained concrete flooring and a large closet. If desired, it could be used as another bedroom, studio, workshop or storage area.

Laundry/Utility Area: 7 X 20 . Ample shelving and cabinetry, stained concrete flooring, Whirlpool Washer and Dryer (electric), large utility sink, 40-gallon hot water tank (propane), Franklin Submersible Pump connection with 62-gallon Challenger Series Diaphragm Well Tank, and a General Switch Copperline Load Center (Class CTL Electric Panel Board)/100 amps---120/240V.

Utilities: Electricity provided by Otero County Electric Cooperative (cost approx.10-cents/kwh). Tularosa Basin Telephone Company provides telephone and fiber optic. Servigas/Ikard Newsom Propane provides propane (annual tank rental fee is $44). House septic system w/ 1,250 gallon capacity.

2009 Taxes: $1,060.43 (House and 20 +/- acres), $ 226.36 (10 +/- acre parcel).

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