Martinez Ranch - Clayton

Clayton, Union County, New Mexico


4134.0 Arces

Just 9 miles south of the old commerce town of Clayton, NM is where you will find this open grassland ranch that has easy access off of the low traveled and well maintained HWY 402. From the ranch, the border of the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandle are approximately 10 to 15 miles away. The Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range is due north, and some of NM and CO’s most prime mountainous hunt lands are just within an hour drive.This Land and Cattle - offers the unique opportunity to own 1217 deeded acres contiguous with 2277 leased acres of National Grassland and 640 deeded acres of leased state land with a fresh 5 year lease. The state land leases for around $600/year and the National Grassland lease is for approximately $990/year. The National Grassland lease consists of 2 permits - K20 & K21 permit. The K20 is rated for 110 AUM’s ( Animal Unit Months) for 120 days, and the K21 - rated for 47 cow calf pairs. The ranch is rated to run 150 head of cattle, however the owners currently own 54 cattle on the property. So, no over grazing is currently present.The CRP- Approximately 233.2 acres of the deeded land is currently in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).The CRP consists of two contracts; one, consisting of 168.7 acres, expires in 2022 and the second consisting of 64.5 acres expires in 2023. Annual payments are $44.70 per acre.The Water and Mineral Rights – 100% of the water right is conveyable to the new owner of the property, and there are 6 permitted wells. There is a combination of submergible pumps, over a mile of buried poly pipe water lines, 2 solar windmills, a series of rubber tire tanks, and cisterns that deliver water to the home, land, and tanks. Mineral Rights Available.The Homesite – This is a 1940’s home that has had new plumbing, electrical, and septic completed in 2016. It has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, wood floors, and an open kitchen. It’s heated by both wood burning stove and propane heater. Cozy is the word for this home, and think of your grandma’s old house when you were a kid, and that will be an accurate description. The second home is an old homestead made of white rock. It’s currently gutted and uninhabitable in it’s current state.GMU 59 – This ranch falls in New Mexico game management unit 59. The current owner does not currently hunt it. Several antelope frequent the ranch on almost a daily basis. One will find some of the finest looking mule deer, white tails, and bear occasionally traverse the pastures. If hunting, this ranch is more suited for antelope and upland birds such as quail and some turkey.

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No sewage


No telephone line


No gas


No electric

Lot Details

  • Icons/close No Mobile Home Data Provided
  • Icons/close Property is not on a Cul de Sac
  • Icons/close Property is not a Corner Lot
  • Icons/close Property is not Subdividable

Internet Speed for Clayton, New Mexico

Provider Type Max Up Max Down
ENMR Telephone Cooperative Optical Carrier/Fiber to the End User 1000 Mbps 1000 Mbps
ViaSat, Inc. Satellite 3 Mbps 35 Mbps
HNS License Sub, LLC Satellite 3 Mbps 25 Mbps
VSAT Systems, LLC Satellite 1.3 Mbps 2 Mbps
GCI Communication Corp. Satellite 0 Mbps 0 Mbps
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This Clayton Economy

Description Clayton
Unemployment Rate 3.9%
Recent Job Growth -1.3%
Future Job Growth 22.2%
Sales Tax 7.9%
Income Tax 4.9%
Income Per Capita $20,952
Household Income $36,905
Family Median Income $38,704
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting 8.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 0.6%
Construction 3.7%
Manufacturing 2.5%
Wholesale Trade 0.0%
Retail Trade 9.7%
Transportation and warehousing 3.0%
Utilities 1.9%
Information 0.3%
Finance and insurance 3.1%
Real estate, rental, and leasing 1.2%
Professional, scientific and technical services 4.6%
Management of companies 0.0%
Administrative, support, and waste management services 1.2%
Educational services 8.3%
Health care and social assistance 19.0%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1.3%
Accommodation and food services 10.0%
Other services 2.3%
Public administration 18.8%
Approximate Location
This land's acreage of 4134.0 is equal to:
Vatican Citys
This land's price of $1.6M is equal to:
Avg. priced homes in San Francisco
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USDA Hardiness Zone 6b.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones are the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location.

Zone 6b goes all across this great country; stretching in a great crescent, through the center of the U.S. From Massachusetts down into Delaware. It then spreads southwest through Ohio, Kentucky, Kansas. Making a pit stop to touch the cooler parts of New Mexico and Arizona. Before it heads north into Utah and Nevada ultimately ending up in Nirvana-Land, aka Washington.

The coldest days in winter:
Temperatures from -5 to 0°C

This zone is good for growing:
Tomatoes, Squash, Peppers, Potatoes, and Cucumbers