Patagonia , Santa Cruz County , Arizona

pen • hay barn • fenced • second house • pond • 1 barn

Property description

J2 SOUTH is a sensational estate parcel of 430 acres with a charming home and complete ranch facilities bordering the Coronado National Forest. This is arguably the most beautiful ranch in Arizona in the most scenic location in the state in the heart of the spectacular San Rafael Valley in southeast Arizona. This valley boasts of some of the most productive ranches in the state. Ranches of this size are a very rare find in this valley. Entering this very private, heavenly valley is a truly a breath taking event every time. The flowing grasslands surrounded by the blue and lavender mountains create a site that is easy to fall in love with. It lies between the Patagonia Mountains west, Huachuca Mountains east and the Canelo Hills north. The San Rafael is an uncommon, sequestered hidden valley unknown to many native Arizonans, yet is the location for over 50 feature films including OKLAHOMA. It is an extraordinarily unique piece of the American West, steeped in history as the western entry point for the Europeans into what is now the United States in 1539, to the Apaches and Buffalo Soldiers in the 1800s. The San Rafael Valley has been a successful ranching landscape for generations of many families for hundreds of years.

Perfectly situated at 4,800 feet elevation, the climate is mild and pleasant year round. Temperatures range from the 80s to 90s in the summers and 50s to 60s in the winter. Annual rainfall is typically 17 to 20 inches. It is the one of the last intact short grass prairies left in the western United States. The headwaters of the Santa Cruz River originate in this valley and is adjacent to the ranch. The San Rafael and these estate parcels are blessed with a collection of gorgeous, sweeping rolling hills with a myriad of native grasses, scattered Oak trees and towering Cottonwoods in the meandering creek beds that run seasonally.

Eighty percent of the San Rafael Valley, including the Lazy J2 Ranch Estates, have been placed under Conservation Easements by private property owners to protect the unparalleled beauty and pristine environment. The Lazy J2 South is 430 acres and the Lazy J2 North is 524 acres. The building envelopes have been discretely placed out-of-site to preserve the sweeping landscape vistas and magnificent view shed. J2 South has a building site of 17.8 acres and J2 North has a building envelope of 20 acres. Underground power and telephone run through the valley and are available to both sites.

This is an amazingly rare opportunity and maybe a once in a lifetime chance to own a part of this very special valley. Normally the ranches here are passed along by families from one generation to the next. Come and visit and see for yourself the remarkable property that is the Lazy J2 Ranch Estates. Parcels start at $3,225,000 with excellent seller financing available for both remaining parcels.


Home Features

  • Charming small ranch house and park model foreman's house on J2 South parcel. It has a wonderful screened in wrap-around porch. One bedroom, one bath home with large attached workshop and storage area. Tack room with full bath. One bedroom, one bath park model home perfect for a ranch foreman or guest. All electric appliances. 3 car carport.

Lot Features

  • Please visit for full details.
  • Lazy J2 North parcel is 524 acres with a spectacular 20 acre building envelope set among large oak trees with incredible 360 degree views. Working windmill, dirt tank, ring tank and drinkers. Unpaved airstrip. Bordering the Coronado National Forest. $3,668,000.
  • Lazy J2 South has a charming ranch house with a screened in wrap-around porch and full horse facilities on 430 acres with a 17.8 acre building envelope. It also includes a large attached workshop/storage, 3 car carport. 2 working windmills and solar water storage. Extensive pipe corrals, 5 fenced paddocks and 3 large fenced pastures. $3,225,000.
  • Lazy J2 Ranch is also available with all 954+/- deeded acres of Lazy J2 North and South and 5,112+/- A-Bar Draw USFS Allotment. The ranch normally carries 200 AU on 6,066+/- acres. $6,990,000.

Horse Facility Features

  • Extensive pipe corrals. Tack room with full bath. Hot and cold water. Endless miles of trails on the deeded land and adjacent Coronado National Forest.


  • 25 miles to schools
  • 90 miles to airports
  • 55 miles to hospitals
  • 25 miles to shopping

Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Buyer to verify all information


Unnamed Road, Patagonia, Santa Cruz County, Arizona


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