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47 Ranch
Cochise County, Arizona


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[1] Typical view
[2] Windmill
[3] Another view
[4] 47 Ranch headquarters

Location & Maps

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General whereabouts in Arizona
Tenure map
The ranch is also available as two separate units; this map shows the division between the Gadwell and Abbott ranches.

The 47 Ranch is located approximately 17 miles east of Tombstone along Davis Road. The Ranch is approximately 87 miles southeast of Tucson and has excellent paved access all the way to the Headquarters.

Area Description
The 47 Ranch is located at the north end of the Mule Mountains. These moutains are the location of Bisbee, the famous turn of the century copper camp. Nearby is the historic town of Tombstone, which was the scene of the famous OK Corral gunfight. This area has a very rich history and many recreational activities.

Land Tenure

acres of deeded land
acres of State lease
acres of BLM allotment

Please see the tenure maps above for more details.

Carrying Capacity
The Ranch will carry approximately 450 head annually. The State Lease is rated at 349 head and the BLM allotment at 3 head annually.

Climate, Elevation & Vegetation
The 47 Ranch has a mild climate with summer highs in the mid 90's and winter lows in the mid 20's. Rainfall is approximately 14" annually. The elevation of the ranch varies between 4,300' and 6,535' (please see the elevation map for a picture). The lower country is upper desert grassland with mesquite, perennial and annual grasses. The upper country is grama grassland with oak and juniper trees.

The Ranch is highly improved. At the Headquarters along the Davis Road are a 1,500 square foot historic home, 640 square foot bunkhouse and newly constructed 2,000 square foot owner's home. There are also an excellent set of corrals, barn and shop at this location. The ranch is cross-fenced into many separate pastures for ease of management.

Water improvements are exceptional with many miles of pipeline, steel storage tanks and troughs all in fine condition. The Ranch is extremely well watered and the system well designed and functional.

Natural gas and telephone are available at the the Headquarters. Electricity is provided by a modern generator. Propane is available from local suppliers.

Taxes & Fees

1998 Real Estate taxes
2000 State Grazing fees
2000 BLM Grazing fees

The 47 Ranch is a highly improved working cattle ranch in a very desirable part of Arizona. Access to this ranch from Davis Road is excellent and it is an easy drive to Tucson. The strategic locations of the deeded land parcels create controlled access into the montainous canyons of the ranch. Rarely is a ranch of this quality found on the market with this scale of improvements.


Separate Units
The ranch is also available for purchase in two separate units. Each unit is a stand alone ranch and would allow a purchaser to have a smaller scale operations. Please see the map above or click here for a larger version. The units are:

Gadwell Ranch

approximate deeded acres
approximate State lease


Carrying capacity: 208 head annually
Price: $900,000

Abbot Ranch

approximate deeded acres
approximate State lease
approximate BLM allotment



Carrying capacity: 237 head annually
Price: $675,000

No headquarters improvements are included with either unit.

Offered for sale exclusively by:
Walter Lane
Headquarters West, Ltd.
4582 N 1st Ave
Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: (520) 792-2652, Fax: (520) 792-2629
Email: info@headquarterswest.com
Web: www.headquarterswest.com

Disclaimer: This information was obtained from sources deemed to be reliable but is not guaranteed by the Broker. Prospective buyers should check all the facts to their satisfaction. The property is subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal.