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LISTING: Cibola County NM - Pitchford Properties Unit 91 Lot 124 is 1.448 Acres Treed
<B>My little man helping me explore Candy Kitchen, NM on a gorgeous fall day! He
My little man helping me explore Candy Kitchen, NM on a gorgeous fall day! He's on Leaning Tree Road which winds its way thru the woods along the E side of the property. There's a variety of beautiful trees covering it! It's about 2 hours W of Albuquerque in Cibola County by Grants, Gallup, Ramah and Zuni, NM!
Description: 1.448 Acres Land for Sale in Candy Kitchen, New Mexico about 2 Hours W of Albuquerque.

The Property is Covered in a Variety of Trees With Gorgeous Fall Colors!

Close to Grants, Gallup, Ramah and Zuni in Cibola County, NM.

Unique Rural Small Community By the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary!

Zoned for Homes, Manufactured Homes, and RV Use

Call Char Mon - Sun 360-550-8943
I love talking about the lands I explore!

Tons of Photos of the Actual Property!

Private Land Investors - We Own Everything We Have For Sale!

90 Days Same As Cash Owner Financing With $500 Down & No Credit Checks

Pitchford Properties Unit 91 Lot 124
Status: Available
Sale: $3,000.00 Cash!

See listing owner financing price & terms.

State: NM
County: Cibola
APN: R12016A Legal Description: Pitchford Properties Unit 91 Lot 124
City: Candy Kitchen, Ramah Ramah is 23 miles N
Grants is 60 miles NE
Gallup is 66 miles NW
Albuquerque is 130 miles E
Phoenix is 320 miles SW
Parcel Size: 1.448 acres See parcel map.
Roads: Dedicated Easement, Dirt Leaning Tree Road runs along the east. There was a green telephone utility box at the corner of the property along Leaning Tree.

Badger lane runs along the west.

See notes and maps.
Power: Area, Solar, Generator About 1/4 mile SW at neighbors by Well Road and Delph Way.
See maps and notes below.
Water: Well, Holding Tank Needs installation. Click Here for the State of New Mexico well log.

You will need to click on the county and then click on the PLSS link. Input 22 under section, then click on 8N under township, and 16W under range. Then click View Report at the bottom. I did find two well log record in this same section.

Community well is available to property owners for hauling. Current cost is $15/month and $25 to join.

The Ramah Navajo Chapter also has a community well with no fee to join. Just buy a water card and the cost is 2 cents per gallon. The well is just a few miles from Candy Kitchen Ranch on the way to Pine Hill.
Sewer: Septic, Holding Tank Needs installation.

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: 103.08 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 RV's.
Time Restrictions: No
Other Information: Wolf Sanctuary, Living Along the Ancient Way, NM Game and Fish Click here for the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary.

Click here for the local community website Living Along the Ancient Way - a great resource for the El Morro Valley that includes local utility phone numbers and where to play in the area!

Click here for the New Mexico Game and Fish website.

Click Here for the Hunting and Gaming Map Unit 12.

Property Photos

All of the photos were taken in October 2017 of Pitchford Properties Unit 91 Lot 124 and the surrounding views.

To view larger maps/photos just simply click the thumbnail to expand. You can scroll by using the arrow keys on your keyboard as well.

To view the maps/photos in a larger window hover your mouse over the small image, right click and then choose "Open Link".

Make sure to check the map section to see where photos were taken in relation to the property being sold in case the above named property is not the property being sold in this listing.

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1.448 acres of treed land for sale in Candy Kitchen, New Mexico in the Zuni Mountains about 2 hours W of Albuquerque, 1 hour W of Grants and 1 hour S of Gallup near the Arizona State line. Candy Kitchen is a historical rural community in the middle of nowhere, absolutely beautiful, with an interesting culture!

All the photos were taken in October 2017 of the property and surrounding views. The easiest access to the property is to take Old Well Road off Candy Kitchen Road to Leaning Tree Road which runs along the E side of the property. There is a green telephone utility box sitting at the SE corner of the property along this road by the rebar stake as seen in image #88. The property has road frontage on two sides and Badger Lane is a bladed dirt road along the W side of the property. It looks like it's not driven very often as seen in image #58 & 59.

I walked across the property from Leaning Tree to Badger Lane. The property slopes down from the E to the W. There is a hill to the east across the street and this is the lower part of that hill as it falls down to the valley floor. There are two little intermittent streams that come down off that hill across the street and wind their way thru the property and its a bit sandy in the stream areas. The elevation drop from about 7320’ on its east to 7310’ on the W side so its a gradual slope to the property.

It was very quiet and the only thing I could hear was the wind in the trees and a few birds chirping. Oh there sure was lots of pretty fall colors in the trees, flowers and native plants! It is heavily covered in pretty variety of trees giving you lots of privacy in the forest! There was a few old tangled logs laying about adding to the character of the landscape.

Across the narrow valley to the W is a peak of the pretty rocks that streak the hillsides thru the trees! I was hard to see it over the tree tops but I snapped a few photos of it! There is a neighbor adjoining the property to the N and another two neighbors across the street to the E and SE. There is power poles about 1/4 mile SW and it looks like these neighbors are off grid.

I picked up a few pretty rocks to add to my collection at home and spent extra time taking pictures of the gorgeous fall colors! This sure is a pretty spot to get lost in the woods! Char the Explorer : )

Financing Price: $9000

Terms with $500 down payment: $8500 at 8% interest with approximately 59 monthly payments of $175.

Any down payment made over the required $500 Smile4u will match off of the balance.

90 days Early Bird Payoff with $500 down! If $4500 is paid toward the property within 90 days from the contract date Smile4u will waive the remaining balance!

180 days Work Like A Dog Early Payoff with $500 down! If $5625 of principal is paid in the first 180 days from the contract date Smile4u will waive the remaining balance!

We will write both of the early payoff options into the contract. If at any time during the 90 or 180 day period you hit those amounts we will waive the remaining balance and deed the property to you. Dream big!

If purchasing a Contract for Deed Click Here to view the highlights of our owner financing.

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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 to the S corner of the property.

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

Bing Maps link to the S corner of the property.

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Cibola County - Pine Meadow Ranches, Candy Kitchen and Area Photos

Cibola County is located in the southernmost tip of the Rocky Mountains in the Zuni Mountain Range and home of the Cibola National Forest and Bluewater Lake State Park. It’s very rich in history and for the past 220 million years has been host to a variety of travelers including the dinosaurs and prehistoric culture called the Ancient Ones.

I've spent quite a bit of time exploring this area over the years. I've marveled at the rock windows in the Prehistoric Cliff Dwellings, saw petroglyph writings for my first time, explored archaeological sites, camped, toured the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary a few times, hiked to the top of El Morro National Monument, sat on a warm rock outcroppings with my sister staring for miles across the Zuni Mountains, and watched Buddy sniff out lizards!

Candy Kitchen is a small isolated community and home to a diverse group of people. It prides itself on sustainable ways of living. It originated with a rancher who made moonshine liquor during the prohibition era. As a front for purchasing large amounts of sugar to produce his liquor, he manufactured pinon nut candy. People would come to his ranch to purchase candy over the counter and illegal liquor under the counter.

It is now home of the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing permanent, safe sanctuary for abused and abandoned captive-bred wolves and wolf-dogs.

Across the street from the wolf sanctuary is the Candy Kitchen Trading Post, a great spot to stop for a cold drink and great sub sandwich. They offer food items, propane, wood, and hardware supplies.

Pine Meadow Ranches is another small community that sits on the back side of the El Morro National Monument. Also known as the "Inscription Rock", it rises 200 feet above the plains this was once the site of two Anasazi Pueblos in 1275 A. D. The largest pueblo was made up of over 900 rooms. Hundreds of Indian petroglyphs are found at the base as well chiseled names of numerous explorers, soldiers, settlers, and immigrants. This sandstone has been known for thousands of years for the pool of water by the great rock offering a resting stop. This area today is designated a National Park.

On MLK Day in January 2013 Buddy and I finally had the opportunity to visit El Morro National Monument. We trekked around the bottom checking out the pool of water and inscriptions. I especially liked the carving by a young woman, A F Baley (America Francis Baley,) who was one of the few females to sign it. Her and her sister were with a party crossing to California and stopped here for rest. 500 miles west they were involved in a skirmish with Indians and several died on each side. The sisters eventually did find their way to California and I am left thinking what brave women they were and wow what it must have been like to have been alive back then!

We then got brave and took the two mile trail up to the top of the mesa to see the ancient pueblo ruins. There were some stairs along the way and it was a good work out but ahead of me was a woman at least 20 years older and if she could do it so could I! She snapped a photo of me at the ruins and you can see for miles over the valley from up there - just stunning! And then I turned around and realized that the tree lines in the distance and the beautiful rocks with their red and white colors washed thru them were the same rocks I had been photographing for over 10 years now while out exploring Pine Meadow Ranches!

In February 2013 I explored the east edge of Pine Meadow Ranches where the edge of the sandstone mesa is! Wow was it a long way down and I was nervous when my friend climbed out onto one of the rocks hanging 200 feet over the rocks below!

A video of Char and Buddy exploring the east edge of Pine Meadow Ranches, the historical El Morro National Monument sandstone that rises 200 feet off the valley floor.

I often stay at the cabins at El Morro RV Park & Cabins and grab a fabulous cup of coffee and one of their decadent baked goodies as I head out. It sure is beautiful waking up there after the snow has fallen – stunning to watch the giant sandstone monument wake up as the sun lights her up!

There is a cute little country store across the street and along its front yard wall it says "All I have is my planting stick and my corn. If you can live as I do you are welcome to live with me." It comes from the Hopi, a Native America Nation who primarily live on the 1.5 million acre Hopi Reservation in northeaster Arizona. Hopis call themselves Hopitu - 'The Peaceful People'. Nice : )

I stopped by Bluewater Lake State Park for my first time in September 2016. It's about 25 miles W of Grants and 1.25 hours from the ranch. I was surprised to see herons and pelicans and had to do some fact checking to make sure they indeed lived here!

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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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