Smith Ranch – Benson Arizona

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Listing Price: $2,750 Per Acre

Location: Benson, Cochise County, Arizona

Acreage: 2120+/- Acres

In cooperation with JR Carlson Company

Approximately 2,120 Acres in Northwest Cochise County. Current Zoning in Cochise County is RU-4 with 1 unit per 4 acres and approximately 500 lots total. The property can be annexed into the City of Benson according to the 2015 General Plan, MXU Designation of 8+ Units Per Acre.  There is access from I-10 Frontage Road, Skyline Interchange, SR90.  360 Degree Mountain Views.

The Smith Ranch has approximately 1 mile of frontage on the I-10, between the Skyline and SR90 Interchange. It is an approximately 30-minute commute to major employers, which are U.S. Mexico Border Employment, Ft., Huachuca, Davis Monthan Air Force Base, U of A Technology Park (Rita Road).

The property is convenient to Kartchner Caverns, Coronado National Forest, Southern Arizona Wine Country, San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. Smith Ranch is contiguous to to the city of Benson Boundaries and adjacent to El Dorado Holding’s Villages at Vignette. The community master plan, Final CMP and Development Plan has been approved by the city on July 18, 2016.

The Benson Unified School District is “A” Rated by Arizona Department of Education

Smith Ranch is a 2,120-acre holding on the south side of Interstate 10 in northwest Cochise County, Arizona. It is located between the cities of Benson and Tucson in a designated growth area southwest of the State Route 90 and Interstate 10 intersection. The property is approximately 24 miles east of the eastern employment centers in the City of Tucson, along Houghton Road. The southern boundary of the property abuts the City of Benson town boundaries, providing a potential annexation opportunity.

The property lies between Interstate 10 and the Coronado National Forest to the south. Characterized by expansive views, clean air, and desert grasslands, Smith Ranch affords 360 degree mountain views including the Whetstone Mountain Range which includes the 7,700-foot Apache Peak.

Legal access is currently provided by the I-10 Skyline interchange and there is available access to Titan Road, the I-10 frontage road which heads east to the SR90/I-10 interchange. In addition, State Land right-of-way has been acquired for a potential future extension of Nueva Janella Road, connecting the Smith property to SR90. Private property and State Land could provide additional access west of the property to the J-6 Mescal interchange.