This property is located in north central New Mexico approximately 10 miles south of the Angel Fire
Resort in the Black Lake area. The headquarters is located approximately 2 miles north of the Mora/
Colfax county line and just east of the Kit Carson National Forest boundary. It is located to the north
west of Black Lake (actual lake). Access to the headquarters is by New Mexico Highway 434 and
Colfax County Road B-2. The forested acreage is accessed by the above roads
and a privately maintained easement.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PROPERTY
The property is compromised of three tracts. The headquarters or farm tract is the original homestead and
is comprised of approximately 160± acres of alpine meadow. It is irrigated with historical water rights from
Jarosa Creek The forested tracts were purchased at a later date. The forested tracts are approximately
152± acres and 198.95± acres.
The historic water rights are shown in the NM State Engineer’s Office records as 160 irrigated acres and
240 acre feet of declared 1884 water rights. The farm has fairly level terrain and the elevation is 8.700±
feet. Jarosa Creek flows from west to east through this parcel.
The headquarters has traditionally been farmed for native hay and grazed. The native hay production is
approximately 5,000 bales annually.
The headquarters parcel is located just NW of Black Lakes. It’s elevation is approximately 8,700 feet.
The 152± acre parcel is a rectangular parcel running from Carson National Forest to the west downhill
along the Kimberlin Ranch to the north and east. It has approximately 1,125 feet of boundary with Carson
National Forest. The elevation ranges from approximately 8,900 feet to 9,600 feet. It is primarily forested
with pine, spruce, fir and aspen tree cover with small parks and meadows.
This parcel is bordered on the north side by the old Mora Land Grant line and on the south by the ColfaxMora County line.
The 198.9± acre parcel is located entirely within Mora County. Its northern boundary is the Mora-Colfax
The 198.9± acre parcel is adjacent to the above parcel to the south. It has approximately 3,365 feet of
boundary on the Carson National Forest to the west. The elevation of this parcel ranges from 9,600 feet to
10,100 feet. It is also primarily forested with pine, spruce, fir and aspen. This parcel was timbered and has
more grass and open areas than the 152± acre parcel. The forested parcels have traditionally been used
for summer grazing and hunting.
Currently the New Mexico Game and Fish allocates 5 elk permits for this property in Game Unit 49. One
either sex, and four cow elk permits.
This property offers privacy and an agrarian lifestyle along with good access to the recreational amenities
of the Angel Fire Resort. The Resort has a ski area with two high speed quad chairlifts, PGA Golf Course,
Tennis Courts and Country Club.
The headquarters, or farm tract, has several improvements. It is fenced and cross-fenced.
The original home is a one bedroom, one bath adobe home that suffers from deferred maintenance. It is
approximately 1,045± sq. ft.. An additional adobe home, approximately 1,792± sq. ft. is livable. It is a two
bedroom, 2 ¾- bath home that is heated with wood stoves and has a propane back-up heater.
The original home has a domestic well and the newer home and additional buildings get their water from a
spring located near the house.
There are several barns and out buildings that were designed primarily for agricultural and maintenance
The neighborhood is comprised of small farms, alpine ranch property and recreational homes.
This property would make an excellent horse facility, dude ranch or family retreat with emphasis on
equestrian and hunting recreation.
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