LOCATION Los Cielos Ranch is located in the north central mountains of New Mexico. It is approximately 10 miles south of the Angel Fire Resort. LOCAL AMENITIES The Angel Fire Resort offers a great family ski resort with New Mexico's only two high speed lifts and 67 ski trails. The Angel Fire Resort also offers an 18-hole PGA Golf Course, tennis center and country club with bar food and fine dining. Angel Fire also has a full-service airport with a 8,900 foot runway capable of accommodating a Lear 45. Taos, NM is about 35 miles away and offers eclectic shopping, art galleries, museums, a world-renowned ski area, a modern hospital and a full service, newly expanded jet accessible airport. The mountain towns of Red River, and Eagle Nest are also easily accessible. Red River has a nice ski area, fishing and year-round entertainment. Eagle Nest is known for Eagle Nest Lake and the fishing in Cimarron Canyon. ACCESS Los Cielos Ranch is accessed by NM Highway 120. It has three electronic gates; one from state-maintained NM Highway 120, one from County maintained Colfax County Road B-38. The final gate is from Mertz Place which is a road within the Hidden Lake Subdivision. Los Cielos includes two lots within the Hidden Lake Subdivision. HOA dues for Hidden Lake pays for road maintenance and fishing in Hidden Lake. Hidden Lake is a private lake and notorious for trophy trout. IMPROVEMENTS Los Cielos Ranch is a luxury recreational retreat. The main structure is a log lodge design. It was built with timbers brought from British Columbia. This home has a very private setting with exceptional views to the west ranging from Pecos Wilderness to the Wheeler Peak Wilderness. It also has a great view of Black Lake where the mini-series Lonesome Dove was filmed. It has multiple living areas including the entry living area with mas-sive vaulted ceilings highlighted with spectacular views and two rock fireplaces. The gourmet kitchen has sub-zero appliances, granite countertops, working island and access to a large pantry area. It also has a sitting area with its own fireplace. The main house has three bedrooms, three full baths and two half baths. All the bed-rooms have in-suite bathrooms. There is also a separate one bedroom, one bath apartment above the three-car garage. The master suite has a huge vaulted ceiling, fireplace and a private patio accessed from the bed-room or bath. The master bath has two vanities, center island with drawers, soaking tub and shower with access to spacious "His and Hers" walk-in closets. The seven fireplaces located within the main house are all masonry construction with gas available to each for wood fire starting or conversion to gas burning fires. Other rooms in the main house include two office areas, wine cellar with tasting area, workout area, private storage, maintenance storage areas on the lower level and air-lock service entry for apartment, garage and main house. The main house has extensive landscaping with a large patio with its own fire-place and grill area. The patio area is highlighted with a re-circulating waterfall, creek and pond water feature. The landscaping was all done with native materials. There is an irrigation system for plantings around the house. The guest house/man-cave is located on the lower portion of the property. It is ac-cessed primarily by Colfax County Road B-38. This structure was originally a barn and workshop. It has been completely restored with new windows, doors and insulation. It features a great room (living and kitchen) on one side. There is a bedroom and bath on the other side. It also has a nice loft area with twin beds located above the bath area. The corral area has been converted to a barbeque/outdoor living space There is a three-car garage/storage building located on this area of the property. It is what remains of a home that was demolished by the present owner. Two sides of the property are fully fenced. Part of the fencing is wooden fencing to allow for easier movement of the resident elk population. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS This luxury recreational retreat has almost anything one could want. Fishing at Hidden Lake or on the private pond located on the property. The pond is a spring fed fishing escape located in a very secluded set-ting in an Aspen grove. Snowmobiling and ATV riding on the property or on nearby New Mexico state land and national forest. Hunting with the six elk permits supplied by NM Department of Game and Fish (2 either sex bow, 2 either sex rifle and two cow). Other wildlife on the property include mule deer, turkey, grouse, bear and bobcat. Skiing, golf and tennis at the Angel Fire Resort. Skiing at Red River, Taos or Santa Fe. The property is easily accessible but very private. The entire northern property line is adjacent to New Mexico state land. The entire eastern property line is adjacent to Hidden Lake Subdivision. Hidden Lake Subdivision is deed restricted to ten acre minimums. There are several million dollar plus homes there. The westerly boundary is Colfax County Road B-38, which is the main access for the 4,000+ acre Rainbow Village Ranch owned by the Pueblo of Sandia. The southerly boundary is adjacent to several acreages that are in the 35+ acre range. There is a small creek that runs through the southerly portion of the property. It feeds a small stock pond. The southern 110+ acres are encumbered by a Conservation Easement. The conservation easement documents are available upon request.
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Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties
Office Phone: +15753771192
Listing Agent: Stan Harrell
Updated: 22nd February, 2020 11:17 AM.
157 Mertz Place Angel Fire, NM