Northern Arizona 40 Acre Off­Grid Self Sufficient Homestead


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Northern Arizona 40 Acre Off­Grid Self Sufficient Homestead

Property is 20 miles to Snowflake, extremely quiet & private on 1/2 mile long dead­end road. No

adjacent neighbors, gorgeous sunrises & sunsets. Stars like you have never seen before. Rolling

grassy hills with cedars & junipers.  Petrified wood throughout and a small sandy wash runs down

the middle. Three miles in on a well­maintained dirt road you can do 40mph on (though the speed

limit is 20mph). Good cell phone reception & underground phone line to house. Apache County

Property taxes for 2013 were $289 (no, there is not a zero missing).

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Electric fenced corrals, shelters, hay barn, small arena, hitching post, 8 X 12 tack shed, round pen

& miles of beautiful 4­season riding from the property. Two sides of the property already barb­wire

fenced. Add a fodder system and fence remaining two sides & you won't even have a hay bill.

Chicken coop, pig pen & steer pen, potting shed and 10 X 16 Weather King workshop round out

the buildings.

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House is a two bed, two bath 1997 singlewide mobile in average shape. Very well insulated,

heated by woodstove using only 2 cord of wood annually. Keeps the house warm enough to wear

tank­tops all winter.

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Powered by solar system with panel array on trackers, supplemented by two wind generators. 6000 watt generator for backup will stay with the house. Hot waterand cook stove are propane, less than $300 annually. Deep well water is by solar pump, from the Coconino Aquifer. Clean, clear cold water is better than bottled.On sunny days, takes less than 3 hours to fill 1,000 water tank. High efficiency fridge, washing machine & small freezer will stay. 3­bedroom and approved septic system with leachfield should you wish to build a site­built home.

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