Black Diamond Farm

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This farm is located in Sulphur Springs Valley, Cochise County, Arizona. Sulphur Springs Valley is a very fertile agricultural area with mild summer and winter temperatures suitable for growing multiple varieties of crops from small grains, corn, multiple vegetable crops, Alfalfa hay as well as thousands of acres of Pistachio and Pecan orchards scattered throughout the County.

This property has ΒΌ mile of state highway 191 frontage which is a major north-south highway in this area providing quick access to Interstate I-10 for shipment of farm products and equipment.

The soils on this farm are typically type I and type II soils throughout the property.

This property is located in the Douglas INA non-expansion irrigation district, there are 6 registered irrigation wells and 1 domestic well at the shop site.

The farm has 737.54 irrigate able water right acres

The property is used today for growing cotton and is irrigated using 6 center pivot sprinkler systems irrigating 580 +/ – acres of the property. Each well site supplies water to the pivots using 3 phase electric pump engines to each pivot.

In the past this farm was used as a nursery growing different types of crops, native grasses for seed purposes as well as trees.

Zoning: RU-4 Cochise County

Location: 5155 East Major Way, Elfrida, AZ 85610
Size: ~749.87 acres
Elevation: 4,250 ft to 4,310 ft
Directions:

From Tucson, Arizona go east ~62 miles on I-10 to Dragoon Road in Cochise County. Take exit 318 and continue on Dragoon Road for ~13 miles to US-191, go south ~21 miles to Major Way. Go east to address.

Improvements:
  • 6 Zimmatic center pivot sprinkler systems irrigating ~580 acres of the property
  • 1 30’x40′ metal enclosed shop building with concrete floor
Utilities:
  • 3-phase electric to each well site
  • Natural gas to some well sites
Price: $ 4,349,362
APN #s: 401-10-041D, 401-10-036A, 401-10-036B, 401-10-038
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RMT Farm

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This is a nice farm with mild temperatures in southeast Arizona. It has largely laid idle since 2012 and only a small portion of the farm was farmed during that time. It has a gentle slope from the west side to the east side, though is mostly flat. It was farmed in years past using cement ditches and row-type methods to grow vegetables and cotton. Except for the pivot ground, last farmed in 2016, the remainder was last farmed in 2002/2003.

Total acreage of ~2,295 is split as follows:

Major soil types are Type 1 and Type 2. The farm has good air and water drainage throughout.

Property taxes 2018 were $11,000.

Arizona State Land Lease is $6,000 to $7,000 depending on the year.

Location: ~ 4 miles north of the town of Bowie, AZ on Central Avenue
Size: ~ 2,295 acres
Elevation: ~3,591 ft to ~3,640 ft
Directions:

I-10 east from Tucson ~110 miles to Bowie, AZ. North on Central ~4 miles, see GIS maps for individual parcel locations.

Improvements:
  • 18 irrigation wells scattered throughout the property ranging from large and deep to smaller and shallower
  • 3 center pivots driven by electric motors
  • small feed lot on east side used in past for feeding cattle
Utilities:
  • 3-phase electrical
  • Natural gas
Price: $ 1,700,000
APN #s: 301-04-010, 301-04-053, 301-04-0545, 301-06-005, 301-07-003, 301-09-001B, 301-09-002, 301-41-008, 301-41-14A, 301-41-038, 301-41-050, 301-41-097A, 301-41-099A, 301-41-128A, 301-41-148A, 301-41-154A, 301-41-160A, 301-41-166A, 301-41-172A, 301-41-178A, 301-41-182A, 301-41-197, 301-41-205A, 301-41-211A, 301-41-217, 301-41-231
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Brewster Pecan Orchard

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Brewster Pecan Orchard is located 2 miles east of the town of Elfrida, AZ fronting Jefferson Road on the north boundary and Bell Road on the west boundary. This orchard property is flat with a slight sloping to the east side of the property for air drainage.

This is a small very well maintained and engineered pecan orchard with plenty of room for additional trees and abundant irrigation water. The owner has several pieces of farm and additional drip irrigation equipment that can be purchased with this property by private treaty.

There is a total of ~122.95 acres. Property is within the Douglas INA with 34 acres having water rights. There is one registered irrigation well on the property to provide irrigation water to the orchard using a submersible electric water pump.

Location: 2 miles East of Elfrida, AZ on Jefferson Road
Size: ~ 122.95 acres
Elevation: ~ 4,160 feet
Directions:

From Tucson, Arizona go east on I-10 to Benson, take AZ 80 to Tombstone exit to Gleeson Road, continue to US 191, go south for 1 mile to Jefferson Road, go left (east) 2 miles to property on the right just past Bell Road.

Improvements:
  • Irrigation well with electric submersible water pump.
  • Underground drip lines throughout the orchard.
  • Rainbird ESP-LXD automated irrigation drip controller with 8 valve zones.
  • Steel storage container.
Utilities:
  • 3-phase electric power on property at well site.
Price: $ 599,000.00
APN #s: 403-38-001
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Jefferson Road 60 Acre Farm

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This small farm is within walking distance of the town of Elfrida to the east of the property. It has access from 2 paved roads, Swisshelm Rd to the East and Jefferson Rd along the South end of the property.

The property has 53.09 acres of Irrigation Water Right that will pass with the property: Irrigation Water Right # 60-203049.0003.

This property was used in the past for growing corn, milo maze and different types of vegetables.

Location: At this time there is no address associated with this property, it is approximately .5 miles west of HWY 191 on Jefferson Rd. the property is on the right side of the road (north side).
Size: 60 +/ - Acres
Elevation: 4,142 ft
Directions:

From Tucson, Arizona go east on I-10 to Benson, take AZ 80 to Tombstone exit to Gleeson Rd, continue to US 191, go south continue for 1 mile to Jefferson Rd., turn right (west) for one-half of a mile to property on right.

Improvements:
  • Town water on South side of property
Utilities:
  • Electric to lot line
  • Natural gas available
Price: $ 84,000.00
APN #s: 403-25-08 F
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Krooked River Ranch

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This property is located just South of the town of Pomerene, Arizona it is in a small rural community with farming, dairy and residential homes which makes for a quiet rural living experience. It has a small rural grade school and yet is close to the town of Benson, Arizona a short 3 miles away which offers a good high school curriculum, community college courses, multiple shopping experiences, hospital services, etc.

The property has been used in the past as a farm and ranch operation. Today the property is set up to be used as a farming operation but has been idle for several years. There is 1 deep irrigation well located in the SE section of the property close to the electrical line along the south boundary of the property.

Average Monthly Temperatures for Benson Area:

(provided by US Climate Data)

January February March April May June July August September October November December
65 68 73 81 91 100 99 96 93 83 73 64
30 32 35 40 47 56 65 65 58 46 35 29
Location: 853 N Pomerene Rd, Benson, AZ
Size: 640 +/- acres
Elevation: 3,789+/- ft.
Directions:

I-10 to Benson, then Pomerene Rd North for 1.5 miles, property is on right-hand side, look for signs. If using Google Maps or similar, property is 853 N Pomerene Rd, Benson, AZ.

Improvements:
  • 3 Bedroom 3 Bath stucco site built residence with a full basement with living quarters.
  • 40′ X 34′ metal shop building with concrete floor.
  • Irrigation well 1,000 +/- ft deep with 16″ casing.
  • Farm roads throughout the property.
Utilities:
  • Electric throughout the property.
  • Pomerene Water district supplies water to the residence.
Price: $1,450,000.00
APN #s: 123-01-001A, 123-01-007, 123-01-007D, 123-01-007E, 123-01-001H, and 123-01-001J
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