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LISTING: Lincoln County NM - Rancho Ruidoso Valley Estates B9 L11 is 0.386 acres in Alto
<B>Looking across the property towards the big hill that sits to the south. It
Looking across the property towards the big hill that sits to the south. It's a beautiful chunk of land with scattered trees and lots of grass that looks like the neighbors are mowing. Not very many places in Alto Lakes, New Mexico allow for manufactured homes and this sure was a swanky area for manufactured homes - lots of beautiful homes in the area! Nice!
Description: 0.3867 Acre Treed Building Lot For Sale in Alto, New Mexico About 10 Minutes From Ruidoso - Such a Pretty Setting!

Beautiful Chunk of Land With Water, Power, Gas, Cable and Phone in the Street!

Zoning Allows Homes and Manufactured Homes - A Cute Neighborhood!

Centrally Located Between Albuquerque, El Paso and Lubbock, Texas in Lincoln County, NM.

About 7 Miles to Fishing at Alto Lake!

High in the Sierra Blanca Mountains, Home of the Lincoln National Forest and the White Mountain Wilderness.

By Ski Apache, Ruidoso Downs, Roswell, and Alamogordo NM.

County Assessed Value Over $16,000!

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Rancho Ruidoso Valley Estates Block 9 Lot 11
Status: Available
Sale: $7,000.00 Cash Price or Best Offer.

See Listing For Owner Financing Price and Terms

State: NM
County: Lincoln
APN: 0365185 Legal Description: Lot 11, Block 9, of Rancho Ruidoso Valley Estates
City: Alto Alto is 5.3 miles SW
Ruidiso is 10.3 miles SW
Carrizozo the county seat is 30 miles NW.
Alamogordo is 60 miles SW
Albuquerque is 183 miles NW
El Paso is 149 miles SW
Lubbock is 248 miles E
Parcel Size: 0.3867 Acres See Parcel Map
Roads: Dedicated Easement, Paved Goodnight Loving Trail runs along the north of the property.
Power: Area, At Property Needs installation.

Click here for the Otero County Electric Website
Water: Area There is water already in the street!

It is a $2,988.04 fee to connect. After that it's $62.83 monthly for water and sewer.

Click here for Alto Lakes Water and Sanitation District for further information.
Sewer: Area Needs installation.

Must connect to the subdivision's sewage disposal system.
Liens: No
Deed Type: Special Warranty Deed
CCRs: Yes Click here to read the CCR's for Rancho Ruidoso Valley Estates.

See notes below regarding the CCR's.
Title Marketable: Yes
Property Tax: 135.66 Annually. Paid current. Future tax notices are buyer's responsibility.
Doc Prep Fee: 150.00 To be added to the purchase price for document preparation.
Zoning: Residential Allows for homes and new manufactured homes. Minimum of 1,000 square feet.

30 foot setback from front of property and 15 foot setback from the sides and back of the property.

Allows for dogs and cats as well as other domesticated indoor pets.
Time Restrictions: No
Other Information: Lincoln Natl Forest, Smokey Bear, Billy the Kid Byway, Ruidoso Visitor Center Click here for the Lincoln National Forest Website.

Click here for the Village of Capitan website and Smokey Bear Museum.

Click here for the Billy the Kid National Scenic Byway.

Click here for the Ruidoso Visitor Center. The brochure page has some great links!

Property Photos

All of the photos were taken in August and December 2016 of Rancho Ruidoso Valley Estates Block 9 Lot 11 and the surrounding views.

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0.3867 acre treed building lot for sale in Alto, New Mexico by Ruidoso with water, phone, natural gas and electricity in the street. It's only a few miles from fishing at Alto Lake and skiing in the Sierra Blanca Mountains! Investment property with pretty views of hillsides and cute homes in neighborhood by Ski Apache, Ruidoso Downs, Roswell, and Alamogordo, NM. Centrally located between Albuquerque, El Paso and Lubbock, Texas in Lincoln County. And the zoning allows for homes and manufactured homes!

All of the photos were taken of the property and its surrounding views in August and December 2016. It sits on Goodnight-Loving Trail which is a paved road maintained by the county so easy access all the way to the lot. It has a gentle slope from the south to the north down to the road. There are quite a few tall scattered trees on it and lots of open meadow grass. It looks like the neighbors have been mowing the property – nice of them as it creates a really pretty setting for them as well and looks like a park!

We purchased it at the foreclosure sale and afterwards the adjoining neighbor to the east said you know that’s the prettiest lot of them all – wow he wasn’t kidding. There sure as some beautiful views to the north across the valley where Little Creek flows to the treed hillsides! When we visited again in December there was some snow in the distant peaks making for a more beautiful setting! There are a few neighbors along the road with one adjoining it to the west and another two lots to the east. The lot adjoining it to the east is undeveloped as well.

Alto Lake is about 7 miles away and there were people fishing off the shore when we visited last August! Ruidoso, the big fancy town on the mountain, is about 10 minutes SE. Sierra Blanca Peak and the White Mountain Wilderness sit across the other side of the hilly valley. At 11,981 feet, Sierra Peak is the 7th highest peak in NM! The lot is close to all of the hubbub but far enough away from the busy town to enjoy the peace and quiet!

It sits about 2.5 mile SE of Highway 220 aka the Billy the Kid Scenic Byway and great paved access all the way to the property. You will need to call Otero Electric to see the cost to connect to the power. There is water in the street that you can pay to connect to so you do not have to drill a well! I included a link to the Alto Lakes Water and Sanitation Department for information on cost to connect.

I sure learned a lot putting these properties up for sale! The Sierra Blanca Mountains are the highest range in southern NM and home of the Lincoln National Forest. They are part of the Southern Rocky Mountains which answers my question about the what bald rocky peaks were I looking at! I looked at the big topo map hanging on my office wall and yep wow the Rockies do go that far south!

It’s easy to see why Alto and Ruidoso, high in the Sierra Blanca’s, is where people come to escape the hot summers and play in the cold winters! This was my first visit to Lincoln County tax sale and wow what a memory! We spent a few days driving thru the different towns while researching properties and discovering this ultimate playground in the southwest! It’s surrounded by over a million acres of wilderness and national forest with hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack, winter skiing at Ski Apache, restaurants, art, simple cabins and fancy resorts and wildlife walking thru town like they own the place! And they do!

We also spent a few hours visiting Capitan which is down the road about 15 miles NE of Ruidoso. It’s home of the Smokey Bear Museum. I've been a Smokey Bear fan for years and had no idea ahead of time his remains were in the Lincoln National Forest! I also attended the Lincoln County Fair in Capitan and included several photos and a video of that as well - my first pig show ever!

I think this is a cute chunk of land and unique because it actually allows for manufactured homes as the other properties we purchased in Alto do not! And there’s beautiful homes in the area, power, sewer, natural gas and cable in the paved street! A spot for your dream getaway in the Sierra Blanca Mountains! Enjoy! Char the Explorer : )

No financing available.

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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 NW corner of the property.

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

Bing Maps link at the NW corner of the property.

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Lincoln County Area Photos of Carrizozo, White Oaks, Capitan, Ruidoso and Alto!

Welcome to Lincoln County, New Mexico, the ultimate playground in the southwest from Sierra Blanca aka the White Mountains at 11,981 feet to the beautiful open valleys of Carrizozo at 5429 feet. Wow was my head spinning the first time I visited here in 2016!

A video of our trip around Lincoln County!

Carrizozo sits in the shadows of the Sacramento Mountain Range at the northern edge of the Tularosa Basin. It’s a quiet little town and the county seat about 45 minutes NW of Ruidoso. About 15 minutes NE is the ghost mining town of White Oaks, famous for the No Scum Allowed Saloon. We headed up there our first night to see if they truly had some of the coldest beer in Lincoln County to find them closed! But it’s a cute little town and I enjoyed the historical buildings over 100 years old!

Since we didn’t find any cold beer we decided to visit the Lincoln County Fair in Capitan! That sure was a fun time and my first pig show I must admit! I took so many photos of it that I made an entire video of just the fair! It was a small friendly fair and I’m sure I stuck out like a sore thumb, especially after my comment about the “sparkly pig”. The gal who was getting ready to go into the arena with her pig looked at me and said no that’s just the pig! Wow was that some serious pig driving as I watched two women keep their pig in the judges view as best as possible! Well turns out he was a sparkly pig as they took away the blue ribbon! Hot dog! I also got several photos of a mean goat giving several good head butts to a baby goat. It’s funny now looking at the photos but it wasn’t so funny at the moment! I learned that there really is a duck with a pom pom hairdo called a crested duck! I thought someone had somehow done that to them!

The Lincoln Count Fair in Capitan!

Capitan is also home of Smokey Bear. I’ve been a huge fan of his since I started traveling across the western USA, frequently stopping to take my picture with him when I see his fire danger signs! Oh I was thrilled when I finally got a chance to stop into the museum. As I walked in I declared “my life is now complete” and the gal behind the counter laughed and said I definitely wasn’t the first one to come thru those doors and say that! So a quick picture with my hero!

In 1950 a fire destroyed 17,000 of forest and grasslands. A fire crew found the frightened bear cub clinging for life to the side of a burnt pine tree. He was so badly burnt they named him “Smokey Bear”. He was flown to Sante Fe and upon recovery was sent to a zoo in Washington DC. In 1962 NM adopted the Black Bear as the State Animal and sent him a bear companion, Goldie. Upon his death in 1976 he returned to his home in the Capitan Mountains.

The mountain village of Ruidoso is a thriving scene people flock to all four seasons! It’s 100 miles to the closest interstate and 2 hours from the nearest commercial airport yet people come here year round for winter skiing at Ski Apache, summer hiking and fishing, golf courses, art galleries, restaurants, and to relax with to the smell of pine trees and streams winding their way thru the forest. It is surrounded by the Lincoln National Forest and there is a network of hiking trails! We spotted deer and elk while driving around town and read that black bear, wild horses and the rare mountain lion also call this home!

It’s also home of the Ruidoso Downs Race Track, a tradition since the 1940’s. It’s famous for the showcase All American Futurity, the world’s richest two year old race which was a $3 million purse in 2015! The Labor Day event drew a record of 25,000 fans which is more than live in Lincoln County!

Billy the Kid Scenic Byway visitors center sits next door to the Hubbard Museum of the American West. I didn’t get a chance to view the museum but the beautiful monuments of horses outside the museum was well worth the drive by! Billy, born Henry McCarty, was an American Old West gunfighter who joined the Regulators and participated in the Lincoln County War. The Kid allegedly shot and killed two deputies, but was never indicted for the murders.

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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 contact information and there is a box to indicate if you are purchasing if for cash or financing. It will then change the Status at the top of the listing from "Available" to "Sale Pending" after you click submit so we hold it for you. 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 to so we continue to hold the property for you.

Payment is due within 3 days unless prior arrangements are made and we accept cashier's checks, money orders, and Visa/Master/Discover 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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