44 Chavez Siding Road, Tubac, 85646

Residential - Single Family For Sale in Unsubdivided


MLS® #: 21810029

Beautiful 1232.92 acre So. Az. ranch with both level irrigated and high desert pastures, paved entry roads, a stunning 1930's era adobe main home/grounds, approx. 1838 ft of I-19 frontage road, all straddling approx. 1.2 miles of the Santa Cruz River near Tubac Golf Resort. 1359.5acre/feet of IGFR water rights (145 of 312 acres currently irrigated from 2 primary irrigationwells). Stunning masonry/stucco entry wall, mature trees & irrigated lawns circle 6484 sq/ft,7BR, 4.5BA main home w/tiled roofs, hardwood floors, basement, hacienda patios (surrounding pool), private pond. Detached 4 car garage, guest and caretaker houses. Farm & ranchequipment available. Adobe barn w/metal roof, shop, outbuildings. A classic Santa Cruz River ranch just 38 miles S. of Tucson. Available all or part Rancho de Pajaros Migratorios (PM) Ranch Property Description The PM ranch, is located in Tubac Az, about 38 miles South of the Tucson International Airport. It is bordered by Chavez Siding Rd to the South, Interstate 19 (east) frontage road to the West, and the Colton Lane subdivision along portions of the east property line. The Tubac Vistas, Villas and Tubac Golf Resort subdivisions adjoin the properties South boundary. Paved (County maintained) roads and a classic stucco block entry wall lead to the main home (headquarters), a stunning 1930's era adobe main home, outbuildings, ponds and irrigated grounds. The 1292.92 acre Ranch, which straddles the seasonal flowing Santa Cruz River for approximately 1.2 miles (approx. 149 acres on the west side of the Santa Cruz River and approx. 1084 acres on the east side of Santa Cruz River) consists of both leveled/irrigated and high desert pastures. Heavy mesquite Bosque and grassy areas increase as the property nears the Santa Cruz River. This listing is for all land, water rights, buildings and improvements within Santa Cruz County parcel numbers 111-20-002, 111-20-03A, 111-31-004 and 111-31-004A. The western portion of parcel 111-20-002 (with approx. 1838 ft. backing to the Tubac East Frontage Road at the West boundary) primarily consists of high desert grass land and scrub trees and is relatively level to slightly rolling as a result of natural drainage and wash areas. The ranch home/headquarters are also located on the west side of the Santa Cruz River (the river). The main home features a large stucco front walled entry, mature pecan, pine, mesquite trees and irrigated lawns line the circular entrance drive. Built in the early 1930's (by storied aviators Dutch and Joan Shankle) the main homes fabulous plastered mud adobe exterior walls, tiled roofs, elegant hard wood floors, fixtures/finishes grace the (6484 sq/ft) 7BR, 4.5BA Mission style main home. Multiple basement rooms include a library/den, bar, storage, and utility support areas. Built in oak door walk in refrigerator and freezer also reside in the basement just below the Butlers Pantry. Hacienda patios surround a stunning pool, deck, lawns and private pond. Mountain & river canopy views abound. A detached 4 car garage and (2) guest houses also appoint the grounds. A large (irrigation) well, with a grandfathered 29 acre/year type 2 water allotment supplies water for houses, lawns and irrigation, pool and pond. Unisourse Natural Gas and Electric serves the property (along with Century Link phone/internet) and natural gas is the primary source for heating, cooking and hot water at the main home. Parcels 111-31-004 and 111-31-004A are also west of the river and total of 36.25 acres of similarly vegetated land. A 1073 sq/ft, 3BR block and stucco 1945 home is on the property. The property is served by a easement as a front entry road immediately adjacent to the Chavez Siding Interchange (exit 40). Historical use of this acreage included some agricultural development from the properties Type 1 (95.7 acre/ft/annual) water right and existing submersible well. Electric and phone also serve the property. The property to the east of the Santa Cruz River (approx. 1084 acres) of current and formally irrigated farmland separated into seven separate and fenced fields and pastures, along with heavy mesquite and grasslands at the far east portions approaching the foothills and adjacent mesas. The leveled and irrigated fields (approx. 293 water duty acres) utilize the grandfathered 1359.5 acre/ft IGFR water allotment currently pumped from two separate (<50' water level) irrigation wells (North well 55-610531, 30hp, 480v 3phase and South well 55-610533, 35hp, 480V 3phase) electrical vertical turbine pumps. Both wells pump approximately 1,300 gpm. Gravity flood irrigation valves and piping distribute the water to the active fields currently in use (approx. 145 acres). There is also the right to drill a replacement well (55-61032) which was destroyed by flooding. A 3000 sq/ft (6000 sq/ft under roof) metal covered adobe barn, metal roof covered machine and workshop area, and caretaker's mobile home are located within the irrigated pastures area and served by a domestic and livestock well (55-610529). In addition, adjoining the irrigated fields to the North and East is a separate 560 acre high desert plateau (kick out) pasture with separate fencing and two ranch livestock water wells (55-625425 and 55-625426) . Current farm equipment can convey with the property and includes: John Deere 400 tractor, John Deere 460 Tractor & Front-end Loader, John Deere 2555 tractor, Kubota Mower, FIMCO Sprayer, Brush Hog, Gannon, Disc, Blade, Seeder, Post Hole Auger, Gasoline Roto Tiller, Craftsman Lawn mower, Air Compressor, Above ground Diesel Storage Tank, Misc. Shop Equipment. Note: The main ranch headquarters home and surrounding 24 acres, the "Agricultural" (all property east of the Santa Cruz River) and two combined adjoining parcels (near the I-19 Chavez Siding interchange) can be purchased separately and/or in combination. All offers considered. Should one of these separate listings go under contract, this listing will be modified to reflect the adjusted listing price and descriptions of the remaining portions of the PM ranch to be sold.

Essential Information

MLS® #: 21810029
Price: $4,995,000
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 5.00
Full Baths: 1
Half Baths: 1
Square Footage: 9,019
Square Footage: Assessor
Acres: 636.67
Year Built: 1930
Type: Residential
Sub-Type: Single Family
Style: Santa Barbara, Ranch
Status: Active

Community Information

Address: 44 Chavez Siding Road
Area: SCC-Tubac East
Subdivision: Unsubdivided
City: Tubac
County: Santa Cruz
State: AZ
Zip Code: 85646


Amenities: Horses Allowed
Parking Spaces: 4
# of Garages: 4
View: Pasture, Sunrise, Wooded, Mountain, Sunset
Has Pool: Yes
Pool: Conventional


Interior: Laminate, Ceramic, Wood
Heating: Gas Pac
Cooling: Central
Has Basement: Yes
Fireplace: Yes
Fireplaces: Kitchen, Living Room, Patio
# of Stories: 1
Stories: Single


Exterior: Masonry Stucco
Lot Description: Semi Rectangular
Roof: Tile
Construction: Existing

School Information

District: Santa Cruz Valley United School District #35
Elementary: Mountain View Elementary
Middle: Calabasas Middle School
High: Rio Rico High School

Additional Information

Zoning: SCC - GR


$/SqFt: $554

Martin Durkin, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty.

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