Price Reduced!Mimbres Valley Gila StationA slice of down under in the Gila! This Australian styled station ranch bordering the Black Range of the Gila National Forest may be the “Life on the Land” you’ve dreamed about. Located on the scenic byway, Trail of the Mountain Spirits, this Australian styled station offers riding or hiking out your back gate into millions of acres of the Gila National Forest on trails like the Dutchman Canyon and Powderhorn Ridge. Also home to some of the largest Rocky Mountain Elk in the country, the Gila is your backyard. This is living the dream!!!The ranch consists of 43 acres (2 deeded parcels) bordered on 2 sides by the Gila National Forest. The custom home is an “Australian Station Design” and features an 8’ wrap around porch (3-sided) with an open floor plan design that is just the right size for easy living and easy care. The home is +/- 2080 sq. ft., single level, with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The kitchen has high end residential appliances, walk-in pantry and an island with seating. There’s a fireplace in the great room with vaulted ceiling and 12’ slider to the porch and patio that allow for great views of the forest and the resident elk. The home also has air conditioning, forced air heat plus radiant in-floor heat in the master bathroom and a patio with ramada for outdoor entertaining.The ranch is turnkey ready including, but definitely not limited to, the following features:125’ x 75’ covered riding arena with sand and rubber crumble footing, plus additional 25’ of under cover storage for trailers and farm equipment. Could also be used for additional horse pens/stalls60’ round pen2 pasture run-in shelters30+ acres of crossed fenced pasture into 10 separate pastures/turnouts, all with accessible water hydrants. Pastures are native grama grass.Barnmaster custom barn with 4 stalls each with partially covered paddocks, a center aisleA tack room, workshop and a wash rackAmple hay storage in barn with plenty of tool and equipment storage. GrowDome greenhouseHot tubSauna2-car garageFull RV hookupMost existing farm equipment will convey with purchase (inquire for list of equipment)The ranch has full electric plus a grid-tied solar system with a backup generator that supports the entire ranch and a security system.There are covenants for residential site-built homes but there is no HOA or HOA dues. Covenants do allow for an outfitter or Bed and Breakfast. This ranch is the consummate equestrian facility located in the hidden Mimbres Valley of Southwest New Mexico. The gentle four season climate, low tax base and country living attracts vacationers, 2nd residence homebuyers and full time retirees to this area. Silver City is an easy drive away with a Super Walmart, grocery and health food stores, a variety of restaurants, hospital, broad variety of physicians and alternative practitioners, Western New Mexico University and a very active arts community with a number of galleries in town featuring local artists. Additional recreational activities in the area are Lake Roberts for hiking & water activities, Gila Cliff Dwellings and access to the high country either on foot or horseback. Phoenix is 5-6 hours, Tucson is 4 hours, Albuquerque is 4 hours, El Paso is 3.25 hours. Grant County airport has nonstop service to Albuquerque and Phoenix. Make your lifestyle change today at the Mimbres Valley Gila Station. Call or email today for more info and a qualified showing. Co brokers welcome.