This exclusive property on 41.09 acres is quiet and protected in a private enclave, backing onto Coronado National Forest and BLM lands (Bureau of Land Management).
Black Diamond Mt is the backdrop of the property in addition to the unparalleled, 360 degree panoramic views of Cochise Stronghold and the Sulphur Spring Valley.
The hillside location of the home guarantees permanent unobstructed views of the valley.
Once the Headquarters of the L Lazy E Ranch, the Cochise County horse property maintains a quintessence of Arizona ranch life. Horsemanship and equestrian enthusiasts will appreciate the obstacle field set up, 7200 square foot arena, and 2 round pens. The 2882 square foot, six stall barn is equipped with a tack room, feed room, and additional storage area. Adjoining the barn are 3 turnout pastures with a catchment pond in the main pasture. An additional pasture rests on the western edge of the property. Enjoy riding out on miles of trails in the Coronado Forest. A 1440 square foot hay barn houses a tractor garage and a huge storage area that could easily be converted to a workshop/art studio. Electric, water, septic, and propane hookups are in place for a guest/caretaker’s cabin or RV setup. With all 40 acres fenced and cross fenced, this property leaves nothing wanting.
The Arizona Territorial style home showcases the owner’s extensive art collection including sculptures by artists from Montana, New Mexico, and Arizona. Several installations will convey with the sale including works by renowned sculptors Robert Harrison and Earl Olmstead. Water-conserving catchments and xeriscape gardens have been thoughtfully created. Artist-designed patios, fences, rock walls, and walkways surround the home with the addition of 2 lily pad ponds in front and back yards.
The custom-built 2883 square foot, 3 bedroom, 3 bath home is true to the style of Southwest architecture. Covered patios, Saltillo tiles, numerous niches, rustic vigas, and a beautiful agave latilla ceiling, artistically blend with the landscape.
The airy open-concept floor plan combines rustic and modern styles. Expansive windows in the living room look out to the eastern sunrise over the Chiricahua Mt Range. Wood burning fireplaces in the living room and off the kitchen sitting area keep it cozy in December and January.
The kitchen features black slate countertops and an island, top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, Bosch dishwasher, Miele steam drawer, and Dacor cooktop, oven, and holding drawers. The walk-through pantry takes one to the patio and to private quarters on the north side of the home. The home office leads to a 200 square foot family/media room complete with ½ bathroom (WC).
All 3 bedrooms have separate entries/exits to the covered patio. Look out to the gardens and mountains from the Master bedroom. A mini-split system cools and heats the area with an ample walk-in closet and full bath completing the space. Two delightfully appointed bedrooms are off the hallway along with a full bathroom and laundry room.
The Dragoon Mountains are home to a multitude of wildlife and are a bird watcher’s and hikers’ paradise. Deer, javelina, coyotes, owls, roadrunners, hawks and eagles, and others too numerous to mention can be seen regularly.
At approximately 5000 feet elevation, you’ll enjoy a wonderful climate year-round and dark star-filled skies. You’ll find this Cochise County Horse Property within 90 minutes of Tucson. The area has been nicknamed the “Sonoma of Arizona” and is home to dozens of vineyards and wine tasting rooms, producing world-class, award-winning vintages.
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|Address:||1884 S Middlemarch Rd|
|Bathrooms:||2 full, 1 half|