Elk Meadow Ranch is a high country recreational ranch in Northern New Mexico consisting of 180 +/- acres, main home and separate artist’s studio, an insulated barn, deeded irrigation rights, and over ½ mile of creek frontage. Located only 20 minutes south of Chama, and 90 minutes north of Santa Fe, this ranch has excellent year round access thanks to paved road frontage. Deeded water rights consist of 53 acre feet of adjudicated water, which helped to provide 1400+ bales of timothy grass hay in 2019. Rito de Tierra Amarilla meanders through the meadow for over ½ a mile, providing ample water for livestock, wildlife, and waterfowl. Wildlife is abundant consisting of huge elk, monster mule deer, and tons of turkey. Improvements include a 3 bedroom one-level open floorplan ranch home with a 3-car garage and a large outdoor sitting area offering expansive views of the surrounding topography, a detached artist’s studio, a 35’ x 70’ pull through barn with 14’ overhead doors, concrete floors, as well as a bathroom with shower, and there are two other miscellaneous outbuildings. A historic corral system is in place for working livestock. No covenants, no HOA, and no conservation easement. Located at approximately 7,200' elevation with excellent southern exposure. Verizon 4G cell phone service is readily available. Home could be sold furnished. The 12,000+ acre Rio Chama State Wildlife area is only 1 mile down the paved road offering tons of recreational opportunities.
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