38 Bar Ranch


38 Bar Ranch


  • 4 beds
  • 4 baths
  • 4524 sqft

Contact Presenting Broker


Sotheby's International Realty ®

(800) 409-7325

Key Features

  • MLS: 202003527
  • Status: Active
  • Price: $1,950,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Full Baths: 3
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Area: 89-Catron County
  • Type: Ranch, Pleasure
  • Acres: 3560
  • Main House Sqft: 3,148
  • Guest House Sqft: 1,376
  • Total Sqft: 4,524

About this Property

An artists' dream! 3,560 acre ranch available, with 10,780 sf indoor arena/5-stall barn, turnkey headquarters, & guest house. Includes GMUnit 15 landowner tags. A unique adobe home, guest house and studio were built with resources from the land, and the ranch rolls across 1360 deeded acres, with an additional 2,200 leased from BLM. Located in the central west county of Catron, the 38 Bar Ranch is a 2.5-hour drive SW of Albuquerque, NM, and 3 miles east of Quemado. Easily accessible from Hwy 60, yet secluded by the surrounding hills the headquarters boasts a 2 bed, 2 bath main house. Rustic vigas accent the barreled plaster ceiling in the main living area, while imported and hand-made doors and woodwork outfit each room. Their rugged beauty adds a unique touch, as do the custom stained-glass windows, brick herringbone floors and artwork. A rough plank walkway connects the main home with the 2 bed, 1 bath guest house with workshop, which meanders into a light-filled studio/bonus room, library, and your very own chapel. Seeking to "communicate the infinite thrill and rapture of God's creation," in his paintings, renowned western artist and photographer R. Brownell McGrew selected the location of the 38 Bar Ranch to inspire his work. The serenity of the desert southwest and the rugged beauty of the region influenced his vivid depictions of everyday life in the region. In 1972, McGrew purchased this property because of its exceptional beauty and unrivaled privacy.

Additional Features

  • Type: Ranch, Pleasure
  • Sewage: Septic
  • Electric: Public
  • Gas: Propane
  • Days On Market: 251
  • Age: 1000+ Acres


  • Elementary School: Quemado Elelmentary
  • Junior High School: Quemado Middle School
  • High School: Quemado High School

Listing Brokerage

IDX listing

Carrie Polk

Berkshire HHNMP

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