More Elk Than People

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The motto of Catron County, NM holds true! “More Elk than People.” The NE end of BGU 15 and this entire region of New Mexico is well known for trophy class elk and for abundant Mule Deer. Once the range of the Navajo and later the Apache, this country was one of the last areas to be settled in the lower 48 States. The country remains wild and open. Approaching the property you will encounter herds of antelope and as you rise in elevation to reach the home you will see elk and mule deer sign. Certainly they are watching from the wooded hills sides and when the light gets low they will come down to water and graze on the rich native grasses. The home is firmly constructed on a solid foundation with endless views to the Southwest from the Living Room and allows one to observe the game and the seasons in real comfort. The crackling fire place warms in winter and the cool mountain breezes augmented by a refrigerated cooling system makes every moment of summer a delight. The Shop and “Car Barn” is well constructed and is large enough to support a professional outfitter’s many treasured vehicles and Rangers/Quads. The horse facility boasts hay and feed storage together with a solid trap for up to 6 horses. With the Cibola National Forest just up the road in the Crosby Mountains, there are always adventures to be experienced. Mail, a store, cafĂ©, gas, and bar are located in Datil, NM just 20 miles distant. The house come fully furnished an everything has been provided. Just bring your clothes and food and begin your life in the land of enchantment! Visit More Elk Than People.

Listed by Dax Hayden