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By Kitty Bottemiller via Green Valley News
Land & Livestock International, Inc. is in a position to assist the buyer in purchasing ranches like these anywhere in the Western United States and Northern Mexico. Pre – purchase services include help with due diligence, estimates of carrying capacity and potential for improvement, cash flow projections, etc. Post purchase services include everything from part time consulting to complete turn-key management.
Walking L Ranch
The Walking L Ranch remains to be a true operating working cattle ranch headquartered right in Wickenburg, Arizona. It has 296.66 deeded acres with multiple building improvements, a mine and 35 acres irrigated on the Hassayampa River at the headquarters which is 2½ miles north of downtown Wickenburg. Rated as approximately a 300 head ranch with 10,711.88 acres of Arizona State Land Department leases and 22,668.16 acres of BLM leases. This ranch is offered turnkey with livestock (296 head of cows, 39 bulls, 9 horses) and equipment (pickup, trailers, tractor etc.). $5,000,000
The property is located just outside the city limits of Sedona, in Yavapai County, and is comprised of three contiguous parcels for a total of 6.42 acres in an area zoned R1-35 (residential, single family, 35,000 s.f. site minimum). The Sellers obtained a Special Use Permit from the county and the property as a whole is currently being used as a horse training and boarding facility. The property includes three homes, a small cabin, shop building, full hook-ups for an RV, and multiple equine improvements. All homes, improvements, and the property are well-maintained and in good condition. $815,000
The Ranch lies in a scenic basin surrounded on the north, south, and east by mountains. The deeded land is strategically located on the west side of the basin controlling access into the interior of the property. Boulder Creek runs along the western side and thru the deeded land. This is a perennial creek with classic riparian vegetation.
Surface water right for 50 acre feet per annum. $1,500,000
The Howard Mesa Ranch’s 90+ square miles run approximately 13 miles east to west by eight miles north to south. It consists of deeded land, alternating sections of State Grazing Leases and adversely owned subdivision land that lie in a checkerboard pattern. Topography is level to gently rolling with a band of hills and small mountains along Cataract Canyon. Howard Mesa is just east of the headquarters at 6,800 ft. General elevations of the ranch are from 6,000 ft. on the south end to 5,800 ft. on the north end. Highway 64 and the Grand Canyon Railroad run north-south through the eastern end of the ranch. $2,900,000
Aravaipa Canyon Ranch consists of 116.60 acres stretching along both sides of a section of the Aravaipa Creek which runs through the middle of the Ranch. Elevations range from 2,460’ along the creek, to approximately 2,800’ as the property climbs the sides of the canyon. Sharing about ¾ of the parcel’s boundaries with open federal land, the Ranch offers ample opportunities for hiking or horseback riding directly from the property. Reduced to $1,250,000