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Escudilla Forest Inholding

Apache County, Arizona


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[1] Historic log cabin







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General location in Arizona
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The property is located in eastern Arizona near the New Mexico state line in southern Apache County, approximately 200 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona and 170 miles southwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The property is situated on the eastern slope of Escudilla Mountain, 1 mile west of the New Mexico state line, 21 miles southeast of Springerville and 10 miles north of Alpine, Arizona.

Access is provided by 8 miles of US Hwy 180 south from Springerville to Forest Road #275, then southeast 12 miles to Forest Road #577A, then 1 mile southeast to the property.

Access from Alpine is provided by 10 miles north on Forest Road #275, then 1 mile southeast on Forest Road #577A to the property. Forest Road #275 is a well maintained, graded, gravel road from US Hwy 180.

Land Tenure

160 deeded acres

Legal Description
Township 6 North Range 31 East
Gila and Salt River Baseline and Meridian
Section 10: Portion thereof
Apache County Assessor parcel numbers: 101-55-002

Property Description

The property is completely surrounded by the National Forest on all sides and is mostly tree covered with secluded mountain meadow openings at the lower end. Building improvements are located at the edge of the meadow overlooking the spring-fed meadows and stock pond. There is a 3 room rustic log cabin (photos 1, 2, and 3 above) and a 2-room cowboy house on the property which could be restored for historic value. There are numerous large Ponderosa Pines on the property over 30 inches in trunk diameter.

Mountain springs are used for livestock water. One spring has been developed for domestic water use (photo 3) and typically runs between 3 and 6 gallons per minute.

Montane Conifer Forest with Ponderosa Pine, Blue Spruce and Oak trees. Primary grasses include Kentucky bluegrass, pine drop seed and mountain muhly.

Average annual precipitation ranges from 18 to 20 inches with the majority coming in the late summer months during the monsoon season and during mid-winter in the form of heavy snow. Winter access is often restricted by accumulations of snow over a foot in depth.

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No public utilities are currently in use on the property.

Apache County GU: General Unclassified

Taxes & Fees
Year 2005: $1,596.54

4,800,000 – Cash

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Printable Brochure

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Offered for sale exclusively by:
Traegen H. Knight
Headquarters West, Ltd.
PO BOX 1980
St. Johns, AZ 85936
Phone: (928) 524-3740, Fax: (928) 563-7004, Cell: (602) 228-3494
Email: info@headquarterswest.com

Web: www.headquarterswest.com/escudilla

See Also
Also being handled by Traegen Knight:
Big Hollow Ranch - 19,409 acres in Apache County
Goodwater Ranch - 56,158 acres in Navajo County

Headquarters West has also recently handled several other USFS inholdings:

Dirty Smith - 308 acres near Williams
Coon Creek - 86 acres near Roosevelt Lake
4W Ranch - 16 acres near Jake's Corner/Giselia
Moose Ranch - 160 acres near Parks/Williams

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.