Property Details

  • County: Rio Arriba
  • Zip: 87064
  • Type: Horse Property, Ranches, Residential Property
  • City: Youngsville
  • Price: $1,685,000
  • Acres: 250
  • State/Zip: New Mexico 87064
  • Beds: 3
  • Status: Available
  • Baths: 3.5

TALB Member:

Charles Davidson | Broker/Associate

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Property Description

Serene, private, protected Querencia is a haven for rest and restoration of the soul. The beauty of this majestic estate will embrace you with tranquil peacefulness. The 250 acre retreat sits high on a mesa (6850 in elevation) enveloped by the famed Pedernal, Alta Mesa and Mesa Naranjo formations presenting breathtaking views in every direction. Querencia is a sanctuary where the heart feels at home.

A magnificent hacienda is the center of this incredible ranch. Finest quality and attention to detail have resulted in a stunning showplace that is warm and welcoming. Constructed to blend with the landscape it draws your eye to the surrounding natural splendor creating a rare combination of shelter and scenery.


250 acres protected by conservation easement located approximately 90 minutes northwest of Santa Fe, near the famed Ghost Ranch
Protected by State of New Mexico land to the south, beyond which lies the Santa Fe National Forest
Private lands border the remaining boundaries with the west and north properties being subject to covenants and conservation easements (no residences can ever be constructed nearby to impair the views from any room in the home)
Private, automatic gated entry
Completely fenced very good condition
Two wells serve domestic and livestock needs; the well servicing the main house is artesian
12x36 horse shed with separate well (12x12 enclosed)
Equipment / hay storage shed


3900 sq ft stucco hacienda
3 bedroom 2 bath
Custom beams, doors and wood work throughout home
Plaster walls with diamond finish
Every room has a unique ceiling utilizing distressed beams, vigas and wood plank
Designed with privacy in mind guest spaces are at the north end of the home, family areas are at the south end with common areas (kitchen, dining, living) central to all
Five fireplaces two gas burning in bedrooms, one wood burning kiva in sitting area off kitchen, one outdoor wood burning kiva and a large wood burning fireplace with custom hearth in living room
Massive windows and french doors throughout welcome the abundant New Mexico sunshine
1000 of covered portals provide plenty of outdoor entertaining space
Stucco walled, graveled courtyard with stunning landscape and fountain
Incredible landscaping serviced by a drip irrigation system
Impressive living area with floor to ceiling windows, stunning wood burning fireplace with 8 hearth of Colorado sandstone, 15 foot ceilings finished with distressed logs and vigas, and Indian sandstone floors
Sitting area off the kitchen with kiva fireplace and french doors leading to outdoor entertaining area
Chefs kitchen with granite counters from Germany and India, Italian travertine and custom painted backsplash, Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, 4 burner gas cooktop, double oven; sink, wine cooler and ice maker in the butlers pantry
Private dining area with french doors leading to the outdoor entertaining area with kiva fireplace
Master suite with distressed wood floors, french doors leading to private outdoor seating area, gas sandstone fireplace, spacious bath with soaking tub and steam shower, large walk-in closet with hidden safe room
Exercise room with beautiful view, rubberized flooring over wood sub-floor, mirrored north wall and door leading to outdoor shower and hot tub
Private office has built-in book cases with cabinets beneath, Indian sandstone flooring, wood plank and beam ceiling; DSL internet available
Guest suite with beautiful bath and private viewing porch
Attached 400 square foot guest casita with Saltillo tile floors, wood plank and beam ceilings, living area with mini kitchen, private bedroom suite with tub/shower and twin sinks in bathroom
Automatic home generator for back-up power
3 car garage with 20 linear feet of built-in closets 4 deep, mechanical room and hot water for washing vehicles and dogs
Concrete guest parking areas

Abiquiu Lake:

A short 20 minute drive and you find yourself on the shores of Abiquiu Lake. Covering nearly 5200 acres, this lake is a fabulous location for fishing as well as boating or camping. You can find bass fishing in the lake or just below the dam in the tail-waters fabulous trout which are regularly stocked by the State of New Mexico.


There are also ample opportunities to fish some of the best rivers in the state within 1-2 hours of the ranch. These rivers include:

Vallecitos River small stream that see little fishing pressure
Brazos River great terrestrial/dry fly fishing in summer to early fall; upper part offers fantastic alpine meadow fishing
Upper Chama Basin below El Vado Resevoir state record brown trout was caught here
Los Pinos easy wade fishing and great dry fly in the summer
Conejos very pure river boasting prolific bug life in the summer
San Juan River below Navajo Dam world renowned as one of the greatest tailwater trout fisheries


With your southern border being the Santa Fe National Forest, you are mere steps away from thousands of game rich acres. Trophy Elk and Mule Deer can be found in this part of Rio Arriba County.

Youngsville New Mexico 87064

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