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Lake Sumner Ranch
Fort Sumner, New Mexico
At A Glance
  • For Sale By Owner
  • Good turf with predominantly gramma grasses
  • Mesquite, yucca, cholla
  • Scattered cedar trees heavier in the river breaks
  • Cottonwoods along creek and at spring
  • 3 Homes, 2 Shops, tack room, feed room
  • Lake Front, River Front, Creek, Springs
  • Mule and White Tail Deer, Pronghorn, Lion, Blue and Bob White Quail, Dove, Turkey, Ducks, Geese, Sandhill Cranes, Fishing
  • Cattle are watered from the lake, river, creek, springs, windmills, submersible pumps, and pipeline
  • Ruins from early settlers and Indian sign
  • Wells range in depth from 40'-340'
  • Deer and Pronghorn hunting on the ranch is controlled and the number of hunters, if any, is determined by the ranch owner.
  • Flat to gently rolling down the middle, breaking off to the river on the north, lake on the east and breaking to rim-rock and then a gentle slope to the creek on the south.

Welcome to Lake Sumner Ranch, a breathtaking ranch property that offers an array of amenities and natural wonders. This expansive property spans over 18,182 +/- deeded acres, with additional land from Bureau of Reclamation, State, and Bureau of Land Management. Nestled amidst picturesque surroundings.

Lake Sumner Ranch offers an abundance of natural beauty and wildlife. The land is adorned with luscious gramma grasses, complemented by mesquite, yucca, cholla, and scattered cedar trees. Along the creek and near the springs, you’ll find majestic cottonwood trees, adding to the charm of the landscape. The ranch’s elevation ranges from 4,200 to 4,700 feet, providing breathtaking vistas and a pleasant climate.

This is a For Sale By Owner ranch.

Property Description

This property is not only a scenic wonderland but also an ideal retreat for outdoor enthusiasts and wildlife aficionados. The ranch is home to an array of wildlife species, including mule and white-tailed deer, pronghorn, mountain lions, blue and bobwhite quail, doves, turkeys, ducks, geese, and sandhill cranes. Fishing enthusiasts will delight in the opportunity to cast their lines in the river, lake, and creek.

Lake Sumner Ranch offers an exceptional living experience with three homes, two shops, a tack room, and a feed room. The homes provide comfortable accommodations for residents and guests alike. Whether you seek a primary residence, a vacation retreat, or a hunting lodge, this property caters to your needs.

Water resources on the ranch are plentiful and diverse. Cattle are watered from the lake, river, creek, springs, windmills, submersible pumps, and a pipeline, ensuring reliable access to water for livestock. The ranch also features historic ruins from early settlers, showcasing the rich history of the area. Indian signs further add to the cultural significance of the land.

Additionally, Lake Sumner Ranch participates in two NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service) conservation programs, GRP (Grassland Reserve Program) and G-CRP (Conservation Reserve Program). These programs provide an annual income of $50,000 each, highlighting the ranch’s commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable land management practices.

Discover the boundless beauty and captivating charm of Lake Sumner Ranch. This remarkable property offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of nature’s paradise, combining a picturesque setting with exceptional amenities. Don’t miss the chance to call this ranch your own and experience the serenity and splendor it has to offer.

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