Carlisle Road , Virden, New Mexico, 88045
Solid working cattle ranch with excellent water distribution, good mix of grass and browse ranging in elevation from 4,000’ to 5,800’. Takes in scenic Vanderbilt Peak, Mount Royal and stops just short of Steeple Rock.
Carlisle Ranch located in both Hidalgo and Grant counties on the New Mexico, Arizona state line, is comprised of 4,612+/- acres of deeded land, a 14,980+/- acre BLM allotment, 2,860+/- acres of New Mexico state grazing lease and approximately 640 acres of adverse grazing for a total of 23,092+/- acres overall.
The ranch consists of rolling to mountainous terrain with deep wide canyons, grassy slopes, and vegetated wash bottoms. The range is in great shape and well vegetated. Predominate grass species include gramma grasses, tobosa, and bush muhly among others. Browse and forbs include afilaria, indian wheat, guajilla, mesquite, acacia, catclaw, Bringham tea, and scrub oak in the higher country and canyon areas.
The Carlisle Ranch is well-watered with 8 solar wells, 3+/- miles of pipeline, 10 storages, 14 drinkers, 3 year-round springs, numerous seasonal springs and 11 dirt tanks all cleaned recently. Fences are in good shape with approximately 3.85 miles of new fencing and the ranch is cross fenced with 6 pastures/traps. There is one set of shipping corrals with a squeeze chute and 3 working pens.
The location is ideal with access to several small towns nearby and larger cities within 45 minutes to 1 hour of the ranch. There are many beautiful homesite possibilities should someone wish to build. The ranch has been a desirable place to live for many generations as evidenced by the historic petroglyphs located on the property and the remains of the once lively mining town of Carlisle. The town housed the workers and businesses needed to sustain Carlisle Mine and its remains are just a memory of the areas colorful mining past that once included Herbert Hoover who worked in the mining district.