The Cross Creek Road Ranch
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Cross Creek Road Ranch
Otero County, New Mexico
(near the villages of Tularosa and Bent)
This beautifully established equestrienne property is located in Otero County in southern New Mexico
at approximately 5,600’ in elevation. Unique in its high desert setting in the foothills of the Sacramento
Mountains, this hacienda-style treasure is surrounded by mountains, a year-round flowing stream, public land,
and the sparkling White Sands of the Tularosa Basin.
Distinguished features of this incomparable property include:
• Thirty +/- acres completely fenced and cross-fenced, bordering BLM public land encompassing
thousands of acres. An abundance of artifacts and fossils in the vicinity. Two magnificent waterfalls
on the Tularosa Creek to the east and west of the property.
• Incredible views to include 12,000+’ Sierra Blanca Peak and the Sacramento Mountain Range, White
Sands National Monument, the Tularosa Basin, the San Andres and Organ Mountains, and White
Sands Missile Range.
• A 2,100+/- square-foot southwestern style home featuring: 3 bedrooms; 2 full baths; large and open
living room w/attached dining area, bright and airy kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, custom
Color-crete countertops and backsplash, breakfast nook, office, large laundry room, 2-car attached
garage, front porch, two patios, and enclosed rear porch. Home is wood-frame stucco construction,
with tile floors and numerous windows for passive solar heat. When necessary, additional heat is
provided by a Quadra-fire 4300 wood burning stove, and electric baseboard heat. No A/C required by
current owners at this location. Hunter Douglas ceiling fan (60”) in living room. Smoke detectors
• Fiber optic to the home; wireless network inside the house; Dish Network Satellite dish.
• Privacy stucco walls surround a landscaped and lush front courtyard with peach flagstone and
quartzite walkways and accents, including Franklin Mountains gravel. Wrought iron gates and custom
pipe fencing add to the southwestern style. A rustic quartzite and wood outdoor shower provides
relaxation in the sun or under the stars.
• A 24’ X 36’ custom-built block/stucco horse barn w/three 12’ box stalls and large storage area, with
wrought iron doors/windows to blend with and complement the house and grounds. The hacienda
style grounds allow close proximity to your horses and their facilities.
• A 20’ X 30’ 3-stall barn w/metal siding and roofing, excellent for hay storage, ATV or any other
vehicle parking, or additional animal housing.
• Numerous flood lights and exterior lighting.
• A large one-of-a-kind iron & sheet metal barrier on one side of the house as a windbreak to protect
Elm, Ash, and Cedar trees and other plantings.
• Excellent well (140’ depth) and water pressure, plus a 3,000-gallon water storage tank w/additional
• Coleman GenPower 305 10HP OHV (Briggs & Stratton engine) generator backup for water pump in
the event of a power outage.
• Rain harvesting capabilities via canales, rain barrels, and a network of runoff ditches to trees and
• Wildlife includes elk, deer, cougar, bobcat, and a wide variety of birds. Migratory birds often visit the
creek area and can be anticipated by birdwatchers at regular intervals throughout the year.
• This property and the adjacent surroundings provide a venue for horseback riding, hiking, rock
hounding, exploring, and offers a magnificent dark sky/stargazing opportunity.
General Information on the location of this Property:
The Cross Creek Road Ranch is located approximately 5 miles east of the Village of Tularosa, New
Mexico. The ranch sits on the north side of US Hwy 70, approximately 20 miles from Alamogordo (south)
and 25 miles from Ruidoso (northeast). Area attractions include: Ski Apache on the Sierra Blanca Peak,
the Spencer Theater, Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino, Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort, the Space
History Museum, Holloman Air Force Base, and White Sands Missile Range.
Other major cities include Roswell, New Mexico (90 miles east), Las Cruces, New Mexico (75 miles
southwest), and El Paso, Texas (90 miles south). Major airlines fly in/out of Roswell, El Paso, and
Albuquerque (200 miles north).
Built in 1996, home is wood frame construction with stucco
exterior and wood vigas above front porch and garage; flat roof
is tar and gravel composition w/parapet edging, canales and
rain barrels. Mission tile roofing over front porch, metal
roofing over rear enclosed porch.
Earth-tone tile floors, w/stained concrete floors in two
bedrooms, office, and laundry room. Plaster walls with wood
trim and moulding. Levelor window blinds included in master bedroom.
Living Room/Dining Room 18’ X 26’ Tile flooring, large windows, stucco ledge, built-in wall
shelving, Quadra-fire 4300 woodstove, Hunter Douglas 60” ceiling fan.
Kitchen 14’ X 16’ Tile flooring, three windows (one above sink) with southern views, and a
large skylight over kitchen work area. Color-crete countertops (high sheen) and backsplash in earth-tones.
Oak front cabinetry. Frigidaire Stainless Gallery Series 5 burner range w/speed bake oven (propane) and a
GE Side by Side Stainless refrigerator.
Master Bedroom 15’2” X 13’3” Large closet, stained concrete flooring, 2 windows w/exterior
door leading to large quartzite patio, with easy access to barns and corrals.
Bathroom #1 8’ X 10’ Full bath with white tile flooring, one window and large skylight. Custom
cabinetry w/ Color-crete vanity top, and built-in shelving.
Bedroom #2 13’ X 13’7” Tile flooring, 2 windows, w/exterior door leading to a small porch with
a pergola-style roof and concrete and flagstone floor and easy access to barns and corrals. Bedroom has
built-in book shelves and a large closet. Bathroom #2 is attached, w/ tile flooring, wainscoting, open
shelving, custom vanity top and wading pool style sink. Two windows in the bathroom.
Bedroom #3 10’ X 14’ Quaint little bedroom with stained concrete flooring, built-in shelving and
Office 10’ X 14’ Located just off of Bedroom #3 is an office area with stained concrete flooring
and a large closet. If desired, it could be used as another bedroom, studio, workshop or storage area.
Laundry/Utility Area 7’ X 20’ Ample shelving and cabinetry, stained concrete flooring, Whirlpool
Washer and Dryer (electric), large utility sink, 40-gallon hot water tank (propane), Franklin Submersible
Pump connection with 62-gallon Challenger Series Diaphragm Well Tank, and a General Switch
Copperline Load Center (Class CTL Electric Panel Board)/100 amps---120/240V.
Electricity provided by Otero County Electric Cooperative (cost approx.10-cents/kwh).
Tularosa Basin Telephone Company provides telephone and fiber optic.
Servigas/Ikard Newsom Propane provides propane (annual tank rental fee is $44).
House septic system w/ 1,250 gallon capacity.
2009 Taxes: $1,060.43 (House and 20 +/- acres)
226.36 (10 +/- acre parcel)
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Contact: C. Earl Greer
(575)744-5140 TOLL FREE 877-744-5140