JANUARY 2019 UPDATE - PRICE REDUCED TO $800,000
Settler Valley Ranch is 2,564.77 acres (4 sections) consisting of 73.01 deeded acres, 1,115 BLM lease acres and 1,376.76 State lease, authorized to graze 33.1 AU cattle or 165.5 goats. The ranch can run either cattle and/or goats. This combined with being near one of northern Arizonas most popular communities of Prescott could warrant a great demand for locally raised stock of either class. Topography is characterized as gently rolling with an elevation between 4,800' and 5,100'. Vegetation consists of intermixed grasslands with chaparral. The ranch is bisected by Highway 169 with several smaller fenced pastures on both sides of the highway. Zoning is controlled by Yavapai County and is classified as RCU-2A (Residential; Rural; 2-acre minimum parcel size). The headquarters and wells are totally off grid and are powered by a 4,200-watt solar system and a backup generator. A 500kV electric transmission line bisects the ranchs leases and the eastern boundary of the deeded land, standard electric is available to neighboring properties east of the headquarters. Propane, trash and tv/internet are by private providers. The 2017/18 property tax bill and grazing fees are $3,376.35. Domestic and livestock water are from private wells and a trick tank. The deeded land at the headquarters has three wells, one is operable and two are capped. Also at the headquarters is the trick tank, the 100 x 150 tarped area drains to 24,000 gallons of storage. There are two windmills on the grazing lease.
The ranch's headquarters are located on the deeded land on the north end of the ranch. The main home is a 2,140 s.f. Santa-Fe style three-bedroom, two-bathroom custom manufactured home. The home features custom wood and tile floors throughout, custom made solid rustic wood interior and exterior doors, custom cabinetry and stone countertops in the kitchen and bathrooms with copper sinks, a wood burning stove and furnace. Having 2x6 construction, the home boasts 9 ceilings and is situated on a solid block foundation with custom 67 x 24 flagstone and stone/block walled in patio. Overlooking the patio is 552 s.f. of attached covered wood deck porches and a gorgeous patio area. Views overlooking the ranch and the Prescott area are phenomenal and in fact the current owners can sight rifles in from the porches. One can easily entertain guests in the patio areas multi-leveled area with beehive fireplace and fountain. Sitting below the home is a 1,224 s.f. grouted solid site-built block four stall barn with hay and tack rooms. A shop has been constructed from two 25 long conex boxes connected by an open roof. There is a fenced chicken coop and a 25 x 50 greenhouse as well as other storage outbuildings. The 73 acres at the headquarters are fenced and cross fenced with sections of 5 tall pipe top rail and no climb horse fencing and field fencing allowing different grazing areas of seasonal Bermuda grass pens and native vegetation. Located on the state lease north of SR 169 are corrals and two storage barns/shelters. This section of the state lease is also fenced into a savory grazing system with several pastures that tie into the corrals along the highway. The portion of the ranch south of SR 169 is also fenced into several smaller pastures. In the recent past goats have been rotationally grazed on the ranch utilizing portable electric fence in 40-acre blocks.
This is an attractive little ranch that is easily accessible from both Prescott and the Phoenix Metro area. Located in one of northern Arizonas most popular areas around Prescott, the ability to control four sections of ranchland is significant. Further, the ability to run either cattle and/or goats on Settler Valley Ranch quite certainly makes this one of the most attractive offerings in Arizona at the current time. Goats have seen increasing demand not only for meat and dairy production, but for reducing wildfire danger in wildland/urban interface areas.
Settler Valley Ranch is located 7.5 miles east of Dewey-Humboldt, and 22 miles east of downtown Prescott in Yavapai County, Arizona. The ranch is bisected by SR 169 with locked access directly off the highway as well as through the White Horse Ranch subdivision.
Agriculture and Farming
Livestock Carrying Capacity
33.1 AU cattle or 165.5 goats
Number of Wells
Cattle or goat ranch
Tax Data (Show Tax Data)
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