0.083 Acres of Residential Land for Sale in Animas, New Mexico

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0.08 acres
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EXTENDED! Our $14,500 Discounted Cash Pricing is Extended, but ONLY thru 01/31!

Looking for a unique community of friendly people who share interests in arts and crafts, music, outdoor adventures, rockhounding, cycling, hiking, off-roading, history and native culture? Want a quiet place to call home with a low cost of living? You'll find it at Smugglers' Roost!

99-Year Renewable Land Lease on a 35' x 100' Premium Full Hook-up RV Site located in Smugglers' Roost in Animas, Hidalgo County, NM.

Each Full Hook-up Site includes Three (3) Electrical Outlets: (2) 50-amps and (1) 20-amp GFCI, water, commercial septic, and high-speed internet services.

We offer onsite laundry facilities, restroom/shower, outdoor kitchen, and a General Store.

Phase 2 Sites are 67% Leased-Out! ACT NOW for best site selection and to take advantage of our $14,500 Discounted Cash Pricing Before it Ends on 01/31!

Need Financing? We offer in-house financing with NO credit check! Only $2,500 down and approx. $390 per month for 48 months (please see full finance terms below).


Smugglers' Roost is a pioneering community which serves as a hub for exploration, creativity and trade!

We are located at an elevation of 4,400 Ft, a 2.5-hour drive from either El Paso, TX or Tucson, AZ, or just two hours from Las Cruces, NM. Situated at the site of the infamous Clanton Gang's hideout along Smuggler's Trail, we are set in one of the most historic and stunningly beautiful regions of the Wild West.

We're in the MIDDLE OF EVERYWHERE, surrounded by a wealth of wide-ranging activities and natural amenities which include extraordinary, yet uncrowded state and national recreation areas, caves, mines, ghost towns, museums, historic locations, native sites, observatories, local wineries and micro-breweries. Our website features an interactive map to help you explore all there is to see and do!

IT'S A NEW YEAR AT THE ROOST! Start 2024 out fresh! Explore a different hobby, learn something new, reconnect with nature or reinvigorate an old creative passion! Come join us at the Roost & make some new friends under the stars or at a gathering around the fire pit! By day, set-out on an adventure and take advantage of the multitude of outdoor activities available in our area, including hiking, rock climbing, cycling, off-roading, rockhounding, horseback riding and birding. Join us for an arts/craft workshop, some live music, a barbeque, a cooking contest, movie night and a telescope viewing.

JOIN OUR GROWING COMMUNITY! We are still a work in progress and YOUR input into the community is essential! As we had hoped, Smugglers' Roost has grown into a friendly and active community. There are now more than 40 full-time residents, all displaying a variety of both interests and talents. Whether you enjoy arts and crafts, or just simple peace and quiet, you will feel right at home at the Roost.

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Our original plans for co-branding with F-5 Theming & Design, LLC have come to fruition! Nationally-acclaimed scenic artist, Pam Price, has begun producing artwork in her 1,600-sf Art Production Facility at the Roost. Pam's impressive body of work includes serving as Art Director with The Companies of Nassal, to oversee the 300+ artists that brought The Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Hogsmeade to life at Universal Studios Orlando. Although her new projects are top-secret, her initial staffing of artists will be drawn from Roost residents. We anticipate continued growth of the arts and craft industry on-site in order to build a lucrative economic model for the future.

BEAT INFLATION WITH OUR LOWER COST OF LIVING! Hidalgo County, New Mexico boasts a cost of living that is nearly 27% LESS than the national average! With these lower costs, your money goes a lot further in our area, making it a great place to either vacation or retire.

WE CONTINUE TO ADD AMENITIES! Our new 400-sf F5 Theming Gathering Center now serves as a meeting venue, center for trade and gallery for artistic display! Our new Bread and Pizza Kiva, which is ready to fire up, is located next to our Outdoor Community Kitchen complete with sinks, food prep area, grills, antique wood-fired stove, smokers and gas pizza cookers. We also added a Food Truck that we use for community gatherings.

The Pavilion serves as our live music venue, outdoor movie theatre and area for community gatherings, which we hold frequently. Our Gems and Minerals Workshop has several workbenches for processing the wealth of gems and minerals found in the area, including turquoise from our turquoise mine in nearby Old Hachita! Grow your own veggies year-round in our Horticulture Tents.

VIEW THE UNIVERSE LIKE NEVER BEFORE through our 12" telescope under some of the darkest skies in the country! We also have a solar telescope for daytime viewing of the sun with our own on-site astronomer.

WE ROAST OUR OWN COFFEE! Come and enjoy a cup of fresh-roasted Smugglers' Roast coffee while watching come feathered friends in our birding area surrounded by mountain views!

Come WORK REMOTELY with our OUTSTANDING WI-FI! FIBER OPTIC is now available!

BRING YOUR HORSE! We are planning to add adjacent horse facilities and more. We are surrounded by 100's of MILES of trails! Come ride the outlaw trails traveled by such infamous characters of the Wild West as Wyatt Earp, The Clantons, Johnny Ringo, "Curly Bill" Brocias, Billy the Kid and countless others as they rode through our area en route to the town of Tombstone.

$14,500 is a one-time payment for a 99-Year Renewable Land Lease which provides exclusive / transferable use of the RV / Tiny Home Site for the duration of the term.

There is no HOA, but there is a $26.25 Monthly Maintenance Fee per residential unit to cover the cost of well pump electric & maintenance of the water/commercial septic system. Community Wi-Fi & central garbage collection are provided at no additional cost.

Electric service shall be provided by Smugglers' Roost, LLC.

Leaseholders may rent their sites when not in use in order to potentially generate income.

Leaseholders may perform improvements to their sites, such as adding a Tiny Home or Park Model, concrete pads, fire pits, sheds, xeriscape landscaping, etc.

Owner Financing Terms:

  • Financed Price is $18,000.
  • Down Payment of $2,500 is required upfront.
  • Balance financed is $15,500 ($18,000 Principal less a $2,500 Down Payment).
  • Actual monthly payment based upon the terms outlined is $393.12.
  • 48-month Term
  • 10% simple interest rate.
  • Payment via credit card will incur a 3.4% surcharge.
  • We accept the following: Cash, Check, Debit Card, Zelle, Visa, Mastercard, American Express & Discover.
  • A full list of terms via Promissory Note is available upon request.

GPS Coordinates: 31°57'8.88´´N, 108°48'44.44´´W | Time Zone: US Mountain | Elevation: 4,402 Ft


Take I-10 Exit 11; head South on NM-338 for 24 miles. The Smugglers’ Roost entrance will be on your right at Hatchet Rd.

Property details

31.9525, -108.8123
4,402 feet
Legal access
Private road
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Maintenance Fee
$25 monthly


Detailed attributes


Desert, Mountain


RV Parking
Barbecue, Greenhouse, RV/Boat Storage, Workshop

Property utilities

PowerGridConnectedTHREE Electrical Outlets: (2) 50-amps and (1) 20-amp GFCI
InternetFiberConnectedCommunity WiFi and wired VDSL service to each site. Fiber Optic is now available!
SewageSeptic SystemConnectedCommercial Septic
WaterShared WellConnected

Listing history

Sept 11, 2023Price increase$14,500$600 4.3%
Feb 24, 2023Price increase$13,900$400 3%
Nov 21, 2022Price increase$13,500$600 4.7%
Sept 14, 2022Price increase$12,900$900 7.5%
June 21, 2022Price added$12,000
June 21, 2022Price removed$—
June 21, 2022Price added$12,000
June 21, 2022New listing$—
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This 0.08-acre property is located in Animas, NM 88020 with latitude 31.9525 and longitude -108.8123. The property is currently available for sale for $14,500 with a price per acre of $174,699.

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