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LISTING: Deming Ranchettes Unit 77 Block 2 Lots 36-37 is 1 Acre Land With a Well & Septic
There's beautiful views of the jagged peaks of the Florida Mountains from this 1 acre of land for sale with a well and septic about 20 minutes south of Deming, New Mexico! Other than the cows there's no one around!
Description: 1 Acre Off Grid Land For Sale in Deming, New Mexico With a Well and Septic!

Pretty Country Side Setting About 20 Minutes South of Town With No One Around!

Beautiful View of the Rugged Florida Mountain Peaks and Pretty Yuccas in the Area!

About 3 hours E of Tucson, Arizona and 2 Hours NW of El Paso, Texas

Zoned for Home, Manufactured Home or Snowbirds Can Come Stay in their RV up to 240 Days a Year!

Call Char and Buddy Mon - Sun 360-550-8943!
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Deming Ranchettes Unit 77 Block 2 Lots 36 & 37
Status: Available
Sale: $14,000.00 Cash Price or Best Offer.
State: NM
County: Luna
APN: 30180 Legal Description: Deming Ranchettes Unit 77, Block 2, Lot 36
APN: 41203 Legal Description: Deming Ranchettes Unit 77, Block 2, Lot 37
City: Deming Deming is 18 miles NE
Silver City is 72 miles NW
Las Cruces is 80 Miles E
El Paso, Texas is 106 miles SE
Tucson, AZ is 226 miles W
Albuquerque is 252 miles N
Parcel Size: 1 Acre 2 adjoining 1/2 acre lots totals 1 acre.
Roads: Dedicated Easement Acero Road is a bladed dirt road along the west.

C023 aka Cottonwood Lane is an excellent graveled road 1.2 miles E that leads back to Hermanas Road SW.

See notes below on the easiest way to access the property as my GPS tried to take me a different way.
Power: Solar, Generator Needs installation.
Water: Well There is a domestic well on this property. It has not been used for quite some time and we are in the process of having the well tested. We will update the listing at that time. It has a small shed around it that still had the previous owners lock on it and appeared untouched.

It was drilled in 2006 and has a well depth of 280 feet. Notes on the Water right Summary: Use shall be limited to household, non-commercial trees, lawn and garden not to exceed one acre and/or stock use. We included copies of the State of NM well log reports in the map section.

Sewer: Septic The prior owner indicated they installed a septic on the property. I saw an old green broken toilet a short ways from the septic sitting on a platform. When I asked the previous owner she indicated that it never was enclosed - just out in the open. You will need to research the septic situation further.

Click Here for the New Mexico Environment Dept Liquid Waste Website.
Liens: No
Deed Type: Statutory Warranty Deed Title insurance available at buyer's expense.
CCRs: No
Title Marketable: Yes
Property Tax: 91.08 Annually. Paid current. Future tax notices are buyer's responsibility.
POA Dues: 0.00
Doc Prep Fee: 150.00 To be added to the purchase price for document preparation.
Zoning: Residential Allowing for homes, manufactured homes. and 240 days of RV use allowed with utilities.

Click Here to review the Luna County zoning ordinances.
Scroll down to ordinance 75 & 77 to read further.
Time Restrictions: No
Other Information: Recreation, City of Deming, Chamber of Commerce Click Here for more information about City of Rocks State Park.

City of Deming

Deming Chamber of Commerce

Property Photos

All of the photos were taken in February 2018 of Deming Ranchettes Unit 77 Block 2 Lots 36 & 37 and the surrounding views.

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1 acre off grid land for sale 18 miles SW of Deming, New Mexico with a well and septic! It's a pretty countryside setting with cows grazing down the road and a gorgeous trip to town thru the agricultural area. There's decent access to the property and fabulous views of the Florida Mountains! Deming is about 45 minutes W of Las Cruces, NM between Tucson, Arizona and El Paso, Texas. It is a dry, warm, breezy climate making the temperatures surprisingly comfortable for the desert!

All of the photos were taken in February 2018 of the property and its surrounding views. The easiest way to access the property is to take Hermanas Grade SW from Deming to Hermanas Road SW. Head south on C023 aka Cottonwood Lane and go west on Jefferson Road to Acero Road. There is a cattle well 3/10 of a mile east along Jefferson and cows were mingling along the road. Otherwise not anyone around for quite a ways!

The property is made up of two adjoining 1/2 acre lots which we are selling together. Lot #16 which sits the furthest south is where the well is located. It was drilled in 2006 to a depth of 280 feet. We are in the process of having the well tested and will update the listing as soon as possible.

This sure has been an interesting piece of land to purchase. I've very much enjoyed talking with the previous owner. This was her husbands dream and he was in the process of building a home and had installed the well and septic. She said he would visit out here and use the toilet he had there in the open. I suppose with no one around the but cows no one would have noticed! Unfortunately he passed away and she's never visited the property since as it wasn't really her dream. I had noticed an old broken green toilet on a wooden platform with white pipes leading towards the well that are in disarray and she indicated that yes there was indeed a septic. You will need to do further research on the septic. She said she was also going to send me the plans for the house they had built and if I receive them I'll forward them to the new owner. Oh she is a lovely lady and I sent her some photos taken from the property of the Florida Mountains after I returned home from viewing it.

I could tell that the cows graze the property as this is open range and you would need to build a fence to keep them out. The dirt was sort and it's covered in tall scattered mesquite trees that had birds fluttering around in. Other than the birds and an airplane that flew over it was dead quiet! It looks like the closest power is about 1 mile NE at the neighbors along Cottonwood so not very close. I suggest you research solar as I do see quite a few people in the Deming area off grid.

She sure looks healthy and pregnant!

There are gorgeous views of the jagged peaks of the Florida Mountains from the NE all the way to the SE. They sit across the other side of the valley about 10 miles east of this property as seen in the section map. Each square on the section map represents one square mile. The highest point reaches up to 7,295 feet at Florida Peak! I love to photograph this mountain no matter what side of it I am on especially her sunsets!

I took several photos of the farms that sit along Hermanas Grade on the way back to the town of Deming. This sure is an agricultural part of Deming and I caught the sunlight peaking thru the clouds lighting up a patch of crops a brilliant green! It was almost as pretty green as the tractors! As you get closer to town you go by the Bataan Elementary School and Red Mountain Middle School, home of the Wildcats! : )

Rockhound State Park sits in the Florida Mountains about 24 miles NE and is known for her rocks. It offers trails, unique geology, wildflower displays, and a peaceful campground. Rock hounders can hunt for quartz crystals, geodes, jasper, perlite, and many other minerals. You are allowed to take home up to 15 pounds!

To the N is a pretty view of Cookes Range with Cookes Peak at 8408 feet. In October 2015 I hiked into a canyon by Cookes Peak and saw some fabulous petroglyphs in a cave and included a video of it below!

Cookes Canyon, a passage way thru the mountains, was part of the 3,000 mile historic southern mail route called the Butterfield Trail that began in Tennessee and ended in San Francisco. There are so many things to explore here, old abandoned mines and the famous Fort Cummings used in the 1800s to protect from Indian raids. Cookes Range Wilderness Study Area, petroglyphs at Massacre Peak and waterfalls at Black Rock Canyon are just a few things to see nearby. It's also home to the City of Rock State Park which I visited for my first time in July 2017!

The property is zoned for a home or manufactured home and 240 days of RV use per year since it has a septic and well. In January 2013, I asked the zoning department about RV use. I was told that on 1/2 an acre, if you had an RV with no utilities on site, that you can stay up to 30 calendar days a year in your RV. If you had a septic and well with a source of electricity that you can stay up to 240 days a year with a permit that is free from their office. That source of electricity can be an alternative energy like solar. We included a link to the county zoning ordinance under the Zoning information at the top of our listing so you can read further.

Deming is a small town of about 14,647 and Luna County has a population of about 26,129. It’s about 60 miles west of Las Cruces, NM and 33 miles N of the border of Mexico. Besides the low cost of living and affordable taxes, it offers a municipal airport, hospital/ambulance service, nursing home, senior citizens center, library, over 40 churches, over 80 listed organizations, 18 hole golf course, civic center, public auditorium, schools and a community college.

Many retirees and people with arthritis are drawn to this area because of the affordability of land and the dry arid climate with low humidity. The warm sunshine keeps the swelling and inflammation down and this is something that I can certainly relate to and I'm 52!

I think this would be an affordable property not too far from town for a snowbird to hang out in their RV or retire in the sunny warm southwestern desert! Enjoy! Char the Explorer : )

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Property Maps

Google Maps and Bing Maps links for those customers who would like to research the street and aerial views further:

Google Maps: We suggest clicking on the "Tilt the view" button located on the bottom right side twice so it rotates the earth until you see the blue sky.

Google Interactive Map at the NW corner of lot 37.

Bing Maps: We suggest clicking the "Bird's eye" link on the top and then aerial.

Bing Maps link at the NW corner of lot 37.

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Luna County - Deming Ranchettes and Sunshine Valley Ranchettes Area Photos

Deming is located in the Southwestern part of New Mexico, 33 miles north of the Mexico border. It is about 30 miles west of Las Cruces and half way between Tucson, Arizona and El Paso, Texas along Interstate 10.

It is the county seat for Luna County. It is a land of ever present sun and flowing desert rocks and cacti. It is a rich agricultural area with beautiful cattle farms and crops of chilies, onions, cotton and pecans. It is known for 99% pure water. It is often called a rock hunters paradise.

The Florida Mountains offers a spectacular background to these wide-open spaces. It is matched by its friendly hospitality. The elevation is approximately 4335 feet making for desirable temperatures of around 90 degrees in the summer and 59 degrees in the winter. It is an arid climate with low humidity. Average rainfall is 9 inches. They receive occasional snowfall but it quickly melts. They are well known for their winters, offering plenty of sunshine and little rain to the snowbirds enjoying their RV's!

Rock Hound State Park is a favorite place for the locals to explore the Florida Mountains. Click Here for more information about Rock Hound State Park where you can hunt for quartz crystals, geodes, jasper, perlite, and many other minerals.

The population in Luna County and Deming was estimated in 2004 to be 26,129 and 14,647. It is a full service community with low cost of living, affordable taxes, municipal airport, hospital, library, 18 hole golf course, and a community college. It boasts of being home to the Great American Duck Race! It is a busy small town with plenty of restaurants, hotels and shopping available.

The Center for Innovation, Testing, and Evaluation (CITE) Plans to Build It's $1 Billion Futuristic City Near Deming, New Mexico!

The Center for Innovation, Testing, and Evaluation (CITE) is set to be build their $1 billion futuristic research city near Deming, New Mexico. It plans to have green energy powering the buildings, self-driving cars navigating the tree lined streets, with schools, high-rises and suburbs meant for a population of 35,000 that will never actually live there! Wow!

Yep that’s right, it’s a research city with visions of renewable energy sources like solar, wind, geothermal and bio power plants running side-by-side with new forms of water treatment and cyber-security projects. It expects to employ 350 people directly, and up to 3,500 contractors will be hired to supplement them.

I’ve spent quite some time researching the exact location and I’ve found a few different reports but all say along the Interstate 10 corridor straddling Luna County and Doña Ana County and will encompass roughly 18 square miles. I contacted the planning department and they said they did not have the location yet but something was going on at the county planning…or something like that!

Click here to read more about this project on CITE’s website. I suggest you scroll towards the bottom to watch some pretty informative videos! I’ll keep you updated as I find out more information! It sounds like Luna County might just “Meet George Jetson!”

A video I made of my journey to Luna County in October 2015. Buddy and I hiked into a canyon to see petroglyphs in a cave! Wow was that fabulous!

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Sales Process and Terms

Please conduct your due diligence research and be sure to ask all questions prior to hitting the "Buy Now" button below.

All of the maps and information provided in this listing are intended to assist you in your due diligence research. We try and include many resources that we use ourselves. Over the years we have found information to be incorrect like a road that shows on an aerial photo or street map that we can't find because it is overgrown or doesn't exist or a difference in GPS settings. So while we try and include as much of this information as possible we greatly encourage you to carefully do your research to be sure the property suits your needs.

If you would like to purchase this property click on the "Buy It Now" button at the bottom of the listing. A form will ask for your name, email address and phone number. There is a box to indicate if you are purchasing if for cash or financing. Once you click submit it will change the Status at the top of the listing from "Available" to "Sale Pending". We will hold it for you for 3 days. We will then send you an email that confirms our agreement and our process to complete the transaction. Please contact us within 24 hours of receiving that email from us and we will continue to hold the property for you.

Payment is due within 3 days unless prior arrangements are made. You can either send a cashier's checks or money orders, or you can call the office with a debit or a credit card. We often have several interested buyers in the same property and in fairness we keep the property available until someone is 100% prepared to complete the transaction.

If purchasing for cash, once we have received payment we will prepare all documents necessary to transfer ownership and even include a check to cover all recording fees and transfer taxes as well. It's all part of the non-refundable $150 doc prep fee!

If purchasing a Contract for Deed Click Here to view the highlights of our owner financing. PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT PRIOR TO CLICKING THE BUY IT NOW BUTTON FOR CONTRACTS!

With our sincere thanks,

Charlotte and Amber : )

Please feel free to call Char at 360-550-8943 with any questions!

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