3 Adjoining Lots For Sale 2 Hours West of Albuquerque, New Mexico by Pinehill and Ramah!
2.3 to 2.5 Acres Each Totals 7.3 Acres Sitting High in the Hills with Tall Pine Trees!
It's a Pretty View Overlooking the El Morro Valley On the Backside of El Morro National Monument, a Fascinating Area Once Home to a 900 Room Anasazo Pueblo!
About 1 Hour to Gallup and Grants by Candy Kitchen in Cibola County, NM.
Property Zoned For Home, Manufactured Home, Year Round RV, Horses and ATV's Allowed!
Close to the Cibola National Forest and Fishing at Bluewater Lake State Park!
Call Char & Buddy Mon - Sun 360-550-8943
We Love to Talk About the Lands We Explore!
Owner Financing With $250 Down Per Lot & No Credit Checks
Land Wholesalers - We Own Everything We Have For Sale!
Your choice of lots - buy 1 or all 3!
Pine Meadow Ranches Unit 4
Lot 801 = 2.594 Acres SOLD
Lot 803 = 2.316 Acres Available
Lot 805 = 2.392 Acres SOLD
3 adjoining lots for sale covered in juniper and pine trees in Pinehill, New Mexico totals 7.3 acres. It's about 2 hours W of Albuquerque in a peaceful setting by Ramah and the Zuni Pueblo. It has a beautiful view of the El Morro Valley and sits along the main drag thru the top of Pine Meadow Ranches.
It is about an hour S of Gallup and an hour W of Grants NM near the Arizona State line. This is a fascinating rural area, well off the beaten path and once home to a 900 room Anasazi Pueblo - wow what a place to explore! It’s close to the Cibola National Forest and fishing at Bluewater Lake State Park.
All of the photos were taken in April 2008 of lots 806 - 812 which start 2/10 of a mile further NE along Sutton Drive. It is the main drag thru the top part of Pine Meadow Ranches. Take Ranch Drive north to Apache Drive. Go E a very short distance then head N on Jack's Place then go E on Sutton Drive. The roads at the top do not show up on Google Maps but they do show up on Bing Maps and we included links to both below in the map section.
My notes say what a beautiful big chunk of land this is and it is in a very peaceful setting - the birds were singing! There are beautiful tall pine and juniper trees with lots of prairie grass, sagebrush, and sandstone rock scattered about. The trees looked very healthy. To the SW are gorgeous views of the treed hillsides and El Morro Valley that were green from the spring snow melt!
The 3 lots are made up of the rolling hill falling down from the N to the S. Lot # 801 which is the far W lot looks to be about half treed and then half open meadow on its lower part. Lots 803 and 805 are completely covered in trees and we captured this in the aerial photos. It is your choice of lots - buy 1 or buy all 3!
I don't come across too many properties this high up in the subdivision. It is a higher elevation than the other units in Pine Meadow Ranches offering more pine trees and is private, enclosed in the woods. It does get quite a bit of snow up here in the wintertime. I would suggest taking a truck and a 4wd would even be better if the roads were wet or had snow. The landowners association does maintain this main dirt roads but they do not remove snow.
There a community well in the ranch that property owners can use to haul water for their own use. This is not potable water. You can read more about it on the land owner’s website. We have included a link to their website where you can read the covenants as well. I've read the Ramah Navajo Chapter also has a community well with no fee to join. You would need to buy a water card and pay for the water. The well is just a few miles from Candy Kitchen Ranch on the way to Pinehill. The water is treated with ultraviolet light to purify without the taste of chemicals. The well is very fast. Takes no time at all to fill up a 500 gallon tank and it is not far from the property.
I've spent a lot of personal time having fun in this area. I've camped and had a fun time exploring in an ATV and watching the sunsets over Pine Meadows! I've also trekked to the top of El Morro National Monument and hiked along the east side of Pine Meadow Ranches at the edge of the 200 foot sandstone as it drops to the valley floor! I've visited the prehistoric cliff dwellings in Ramah, the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary in Candy Kitchen and Bluewater Lake State Park in Prewitt. I included several photos of these in the additional photos areas!
Sunset while camping in Pine Meadows!
The area is made up of old ranchers, artists, people living off grid in alternative style homes, and is a diverse group of people. The nearest big grocery store is an hour away but plenty of smaller stores in the community. Pinehill has a small shopping center about 15 miles SW. 16 miles SW is the small community of Candy Kitchen which has a great trading post for supplies like milk, hardware, laundromat and a great sub sandwich! Across the street is the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary.
I often stay at the cabins at El Morro RV Park & Cabins about 15 minutes N in front of the big sandstone 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 right across the street that says along its front yard wall "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'.
This is a great place for someone to escape the heat in the summertime, hang out in your RV, go horseback riding and have fun in your ATV! Enjoy! Char the Explorer : )
Financing Price: $7000
Terms with $100 down payment: $6900 at 8% interest with approximately 55 monthly payments of $150.
Any down payment made over the required $100 Smile4u will match off of the balance.
90 Days Early Bird Payoff with $100 down! If $3500 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 $100 down! If $4375 of principal is paid in the first 180 days from the contract date Smile4u will waive the remaining balance!
The down payment applies to the 90 & 180 day early payoff amounts but we do not match it for the early payoff amounts.
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.
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 where lot 803 touches the road Note that the street map doesn't show up on Google Maps but you can still play with the earth view. I suggest using Bing below.
Bing Maps: We suggest clicking the "Bird's eye" link on the top and then aerial.
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. Its 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. Its 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!