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for oh so many reasons… this small (Realtors say cozy, and that it is!) adobe cottage has been completely restored and added on to, for a perfect living experience.  tucked into a corner of a six acre pasture, very lightly smattered with tall pines, fenced to provide maximum privacy, with splendiferous views out towards the Guadalupita valley.  the house is exquisite – hand scraped wood floors, vigas, plastered walls and other high quality finishes laid out in a highly efficient space.  great room with wood stove and back up electric baseboard heat, and one bedroom, with stack laundry space and a full bath.  big covered porch the length of the house provides delightful outdoor living.  if you like, close part of it in for a sunroom?  one two bay and one three bay pole barn, plus a storage shed, plus raised bed garden space – perfect!   in the village of Guadalupita, with excellent county road access…

ps – this a great ‘love it and leave it’ property- ask!

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PRICE:  $150,000

LOCATION:  Guadalupita, NM

ACRES:  Six!

ACCESS:  County Rd B-034  (good base course road)

BEDROOMS:  One                                            BATHROOMS:  One

UTILITIES:    ELECTRICITY:  Mora San Miguel Electric Co-op

WATER:  Guadalupita Community Water Association – two taps!

SEWER: septic system

GAS:  none

TELEPHONE:  La Jicarita Telephone Co-op

INTERNET:  Northern New Mexico Telcom

OUTBUILDINGS:  Two pole barns plus small storage shed

FENCING:  fenced and cross fenced



TAXES:  $365 in ’16

SURVEY:  Yes (click on line to see) Survey






Jewel of Sierra Bonita – SOLD!

This lush greenbelt property at Sierra Bonita will knock you out!  Gorgeous 22+ acres of open meadow property dotted with pine and oak groves along with great views of the Rincon Range.  Perfect private building site is already developed, with access to a water system, plus electrical facilities and a septic system in place.   Intermittent stream and pond as a bonus!  Excellent access via a quiet county road…

As always, residents of Sierra Bonita have access to the Harold Brock fishing easement, a mile long strip of Coyote Creek within walking distance of the property.  No HOA!

PRICE:  $125,000(!!!)

LOCATION:  Sierra Bonita, north of Guadalupita and Coyote Creek State Park


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ACCESS:  Mora CR A-044 – base course road

ACREAGE:  22.54 acres


FENCED:  Mostly!

UTILITIES:   Electric – Mora San Miguel Electric Co-op

Telephone – La Jicarita, or cell service

Internet – Northern NM Telcom

Water – community system

Sewer – private septic system

HOA – No.  Please know that this property is designated as a greenbelt, and has a limited area where your single family home can be built.  The rest of the property can be utilized for recreational purposes (including structures such as horse stables, etc), just not for housing…

TAXES:  $126.47 in ’16

SURVEY:  I’ve got a legal description, and a drawing, but not a plat.








Home Away from Home – SOLD!

Need a home away from home, in the cool mountains of Northern New Mexico?  Set at the back of Sierra Bonita, this is a four bedroom doublewide on a permanent foundation, with a huge covered deck, nestled into the tall pines.  Lots of development on this lot – a  2 car garage and workshop space, and extra room for RV’s and other toys you might have.  There’s also an RV, set up as a guest house, with it’s own hookups.  Fencing for your pups, an outdoor fountain, and more!  Interior pics once the owners finish packing up – and by the way, it does come furnished….   Send the kids down to fish on Coyote Creek, with a mile of fishing easement and ponds to cast a line in while you relax on that wonderful deck…  At this price point, you can’t afford not to look!


PRICE:  $125,000

LOCATION:  Sierra Bonita, just north of Guadalupita – and 20 minutes south of Angel Fire

ACRES:  2+/-

BEDROOMS:  four                                   BATHROOMS:  two

EXTRA ROOMS:  laundry, back deck set up as a den for summertime (complete w/wood stove!)  Separate one bedroom guest house too!

UTILITIES:  ELECTRIC: Mora San Miguel Electric Co-op

                      GAS:  propane

                      PHONE:  La Jicarita Telephone Co-op  (cell phone – Verizon is best)

                      INTERNET:  Northern New Mexico Telcom

                      WATER:  well

                      SEWER:  septic


HEATING:  propane central forced air, plus an ‘extra’ wood furnace outside, ducted to heat inside.

OUTBUILDINGS:  Large 2 car garage


PROTECTIVE COVENANTS:  Yes – click on this link to read – Unit 1 Sierra Bonita

TAXES: (checking…)

SURVEY:  hmmmm, not sure yet.  Certainly the subdivision plat, but I don’t see actual measurements on it…guess I have more homework to do.










End of the World?…NOW WITH 4 ELK PERMITS! SOLD!
May 30, 2017, 8:50 pm
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 Really, it’s just the end of the road, but for want of a private place – this is the end of the world.  Located in Los Hueros (close to Ocate), this property sits on a plateau – 362 acres of forest and pasture, at the end of County Rd A-004.  The northern end drops off in a rimrock shelf, creating a natural boundary line, overlooking Los Le Febres, a wide open plateau.  Get lost in the trees, or set up on the southern part of the property, in a mix of trees and pasture.     JUST RECEIVED WORD THAT THE PROPERTY WAS ALLOCATED 4 ELK PERMITS – TWO EITHER SEX, AND TWO COWS!  

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PRICE:  $362,800

LOCATION:  Los Hueros (click on link to see Location Map

ACREAGE:  362.88

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                      TELEPHONE:  at county road

                      GAS: propane needed

                      WATER:  well in place

                      SEWER:  septic needed

FENCING:  southern portion seems adequate to keep cattle out – northern portion is not.



TAXES: $17.16 in 2016 (really!)

SURVEY:  Click on link to see – Survey








Just in time…OFF MARKET
May 25, 2017, 8:38 am
Filed under: New Listing!, The Basics

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for the summer season!  It’s heating up out there, and it’s time to hit the mountains and enjoy a cool getaway in the tall pines.  This homey cabin is tucked back into the far reaches of Christmas Tree Canyon, and is designed for simple living.  Spacious, open, with wood finishes everywhere that just feel good…  Located on a forested tract of land, with some views of rocky peaks from the wraparound deck that gives plenty (Plenty!) of outdoor living space.  Built on piers, the seller utilized the undercarriage of the house to serve as a 2 car garage – you can either close it in, or let it remain as a ‘carport’ with workshop and wood storage space.  There is a lift from this space up into the living area to keep you from having to carry groceries or wood up the steps -handy!

PRICE:  $165,000

LOCATION:  Christmas Tree Canyon, about 4 miles north of Mora, NM

ACREAGE:  4.73 acres

BEDROOMS:  Two                                                   BATHROOMS:  1 & 3/4

UTILITIES:  ELECTRIC: Mora San Miguel Electric Co-op

PROPANE:  privately owned tank

WATER:  private well

TELEPHONE:  La Jicarita

INTERNET – not currently installed, available through NNM Telecom

SEWER – private septic system




SURVEY:     Subdivision plat

PROTECTIVE COVENANTS: Christmas Tree Canyon Covenants & Amendment 







April 27, 2017, 12:09 pm
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Hunting Camp? Or perhaps a Fishing Camp? SOLD!!

Located in Unit 48, close to some great State hunting grounds, and right on Ocate Creek, for your personal fishing pleasure.  Two bedroom, one bath home on a (really!) lovely 1.6 acre lot packed with incredible views, cottonwoods, lilac groves and open lawns. Just now greening up – it’s going to be gorgeous! Ocate Peak serves as a dramatic backdrop.  Numerous outbuildings including a large shed/garage, plus various structures – both frame and adobe – in need of some help.   Adjacent to the highway for easy access.  A rare find for the right folk!

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PRICE – $89,500!!!

Where:  Ocate, NM

Access:  NM State Hwy 120

Size:  1.6 acres  Survey

Amenities:  2 bedroom, 1 bath frame home

              Heating;  wood stove

Outbuildings:  Barn, garage/sheds

Fencing:  Three sides (not along the river)

Utilities:  Electric – Springer Electric

                  Water – well

                  Sewer – septic

                  Gas – none

                  Internet – tv dish, fiber optics available(!)

Taxes:  $437 in ’16

Title Insurable – Yes!

Deed Restrictions:  None

Survey – Yes 

Call for an appointment to see this!

Sue Strebe Real Estate