Gila National Forest Inholding 40 Acres, House & Outbuildings, pastures

425,000  40 acres  Karen Brown 

Off grid, well built 2,380 sf home on 40 acres with fenced pastures, corrals, and outbuildings. The new owner of this forest inholding will revel in its unique combination of seclusion and easy access. Readily approached via state highway and well tended county maintained road, it enjoys the aura of remoteness usually only found in unreachable sites. Temperate climate and a friendly, supportive community of like minded individuals offer the perfect getaway from overcrowded city life and hot summers or full time living in this peaceful and beautiful homestead.

This property is situated in the lower region of the Gila National Forest. The owner of this forest inholding will revel in it’s unique combination of both seclusion and easy access. Readily approached via state highway and county maintained road, it enjoys the aura of remoteness usually only found in unreachable sites.

Nestled in a small valley in the foothills of Brushy Mountain, the property was homesteaded by the Thygerson family in 1888 and remained in the family until the mid 20th century. Part of the home encompasses the original adobe home; the newer section was added in the late 1980’s.

The house is well hidden by the foliage of black walnut trees in the growing season and blends with the native terrain for a natural feel.

THE HOUSE:

-2,372 square feet
-3 Bedrooms, 2 full Baths
-Living room with wood stove, built in bookcases, oversized closets
-Country Kitchen with lots of wood cabinets, countertops, pantry, butcher block island
-Large Master Bedroom with French Doors and fireplace
-Master Bath with spa tub, separate shower, private vanities and large walk-in closets
-Two secondary bedrooms
-Large Family Room with fireplace opens onto covered porch
-Oversized Laundry room area
-Floors: wood in all areas except secondary bedrooms are carpet
-Skylights in kitchen, laundry hallway, and master bath
-Metal Roof
-Flagstone patio, covered wood floor porch
-Adobe and wood framed/stucco construction
-Propane appliances: water heater, refrigerator, stove (electronic start), clothes dryer (electric start), two (2) built in wall heaters
-Electric appliances: dishwasher, clothes washing machine

UTILITIES:

-Telephone landline to house, no cell service on the property
-Internet via dialup or satellite
-Kubota GL6500S diesel generator
-1,000 gal. propane tank
-500 gal. diesel stand tank
-Off grid Solar Components (inoperable at this time)
-Septic tank with leach field (new in 2006)
-Water well with ½ HP electric pump, water table at ~12 feet

THE OUTBUILDINGS:

-24’ x 49’ Garage/workshop, concrete floor, two partially finished rooms, water spigot inside, electric lines to the building
-20’ x 20’ Partially finished outbuilding, with electric, gas, water, and one (1) wall heater
-Pump House: master water shut off, pressure tank, main electric panel, solar system components
-20,000 gallon stock tank, with underground feeder to pasture livestock trough
-Windmill feeds stock tank
-Chicken coop with fenced yard

THE LAND:

-40 acres, roughly equal parts native pasture and natural hillsides
-County maintained road to property, well cared for in all seasons
-Apple, black walnut, cottonwood, and pinion pine trees
-Water rights: Domestic and Livestock–3 acre feet; Stock Tanks–8 acre feet
-Large stock tank in northern pasture
-Apache Creek runs through eastern side of property
-Fencelines: subdivided into two large pastures, three small paddocks, house area
-Forest road easement runs through property
-Last improved property on dead end road
-Property is not in a flood plain
-No covenants or restrictions
-Taxes: $1,058.76
-Wildlife abounds: elk, mule deer, red tailed hawks, herons, ducks, and more