SOURCE: Orvis/Cushman & Wakefield

Orvis/Cushman & Wakefield

April 28, 2009 20:25 ET

Historic Bell Ranch Property for Sale With Ranch Real Estate Firm Orvis/Cushman & Wakefield

The Bell Ranch Is Offering Additional Ranch Land for Sale at 290,100 +/- Acres for $103 Million Through Orvis/Cushman & Wakefield

BELL RANCH, NM--(Marketwire - April 28, 2009) - Orvis/Cushman & Wakefield and the ownership of The Bell Ranch are pleased to announce significant changes to this unique property. The Bell Ranch was painstakingly assembled by William N. Lane nearly 40 years ago, is now offered with an additional 40,100 +/- acres of beautiful canyon country and pastureland. The additional New Mexico ranch land for sale contains abundant habitat for wild animals and regional water features, bringing it to approximately 290,100 acres.

The ranch is now available at 22 percent below original listing price. At $99 million or $341.00 per acre for the land, plus $4 million for livestock and equipment, The Bell Ranch presents an opportunity to own a historic ranch with recreational attributes and successful cattle operation.

The Bell Ranch features Bell Mountain, a dramatic butte punctuating the landscape of San Miguel County just east of Santa Fe. The Canadian River flows through the property for over 13 miles and the Hacienda is 10,832-square feet with swimming pool and tennis courts. The headquarters includes a general manager residence, lake house, ranch offices, stables, barns, garage, and storage facilities. Cowboy camps are located throughout the property, as well as thousands of untouched acres and an airfield with storage for 100LL avgas and a large hangar.

The Bell Ranch supports blue quail, mule, whitetail deer, dove and Barbary sheep. The adjacent 9,600-acre Conchas Lake provides a warm-water fishery for bass, walleye, bluegill and crappie, in addition to canoeing, sailing and water skiing.

This property is presented by Orvis/Cushman & Wakefield Ranch and Recreational Properties, LLC for $103,000,000 by John B. Watson and Rye Austin. For more information, visit www.orviscw.com.

About Orvis/Cushman & Wakefield Ranch and Recreational Properties, LLC:

Orvis/Cushman & Wakefield is a joint venture between The Orvis Company and Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. for the marketing, sale and conservation of premier ranch and recreational properties to the global market. The company combines two world recognized brands -- Orvis, renowned since 1856 for sporting traditions and commitment to conservation, and Cushman & Wakefield, founded in 1917 as the preeminent commercial real estate services firm with over 15,000 employees in 221 offices in 58 countries on six continents.

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