J2 NORTH is a sensational estate parcel of 524 +/- gorgeous acres bordering the Coronado National Forest. This is part of arguably the most beautiful ranch in Arizona in the most scenic location in the state in the heart of the spectacular San Rafael Valley in southeast Arizona. Ranches of this size are a very rare find in this valley. Entering this very private, heavenly valley is a truly a breath taking event every time. The flowing grasslands surrounded by the blue and lavender mountains create a site that is easy to fall in love with. It lies between the Patagonia Mountains west, Huachuca Mountains east and the Canelo Hills north. The San Rafael is an uncommon, sequestered hidden valley unknown to many native Arizonans, SEE SUPPLEMENT yet is the location for over 50 feature films including OKLAHOMA. It is an extraordinarily unique piece of the American West, steeped in history as the western entry point for the Europeans into what is now the United States in 1539, to the Apaches and Buffalo Soldiers in the 1800s. The San Rafael Valley has been a successful ranching landscape for many families for hundreds of years. Now you can make this estate yours!
Perfectly situated at 4,800 feet elevation, the climate is mild and pleasant year round. Temperatures range from the 80s to 90s in the summers and 50s to 60s in the winter. Annual rainfall is typically 17 to 20 inches. It is the one of the last intact short grass prairies left in the western United States. The headwaters of the Santa Cruz River originate in this valley and is adjacent to the ranch. The San Rafael and these estate parcels are blessed with a collection of gorgeous, sweeping rolling hills with a myriad of native grasses, scattered Oak trees and towering Cottonwoods in the meandering creek beds that run seasonally.
Eighty percent of the San Rafael Valley, including the Lazy J2 Ranch Estates, have been placed under Conservation Easements by private property owners to protect the unparalleled beauty and pristine environment. Lazy J2 North is 524 acres. The building envelopes have been discretely placed out-of-site to preserve the sweeping landscape vistas and magnificent view shed. J2 North has a building envelope of 20 acres. Underground power and telephone run through the valley and are available to the building envelope site. The Conservation Easements are held by the Arizona Land and Water Trust.
This is an amazingly rare opportunity and maybe a once in a lifetime chance to own a part of this very special valley. Normally the ranches here are passed along by families from one generation to the next. Come and visit and see for yourself the remarkable property that is the Lazy J2 Ranch Estates. Lazy J2 South is 430 acres with a charming home and horse facilities available for $3,225,000 with excellent seller financing available for both remaining parcels. 5,112 acre Forest Service Allotment may also be available.
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