It solely took about two weeks for the ranch with the infamous railroad-car bunker to be claimed. A proposal has been accepted on the Arizona landmark that was listed not too long ago for $1.35 million.
Situated in Cave Creek, AZ, about an hour north of Phoenix, the bizarre property presents much more than the well-known treasure within the yard.
The house’s peaceable setting and mountain views include a trio of buried Santa Fe railroad automobiles, says Ryan Buckley, who’s itemizing the property with Lori Cedarstrom. Each are with the Scottsdale workplace of Coldwell Banker Realty.
The ranch is conveniently nestled near city, a brief drive to leisure and procuring, Buckley says.
Interested by that bunker? The outdated Santa Fe railroad automobiles had been buried three to 5 ft deep on the property. The unique intent was to make use of them as a fallout shelter, they usually had been as soon as related through tunnel to the principle home.
Now they’ve taken on a clubhouse-type vibe. The boxcars are geared up with electrical energy, plumbing, a rest room, bar that seats 4, full-size pingpong desk, and efficiency area for a small band—since you’ve obtained to have some form of leisure whereas hunkering down, proper?
The tunnel is gone, however stairs and an above-ground entry had been put in for simpler entry. Nobody is aware of precisely when the automobiles had been buried, nevertheless it’s estimated to have been within the Sixties or early Seventies.
The home clocks in at 4,091 sq. ft. There are 5 en suite bedrooms with their very own non-public patios—an particularly charming amenity when the property was run as a bed-and-breakfast.
This isn’t your typical ranch home, by any means. There are stone flooring, partitions, and counter tops, with a lot of the rock having been sourced regionally.
The house is awash in pure mild from its many home windows, which additionally supply sweeping desert vistas.
The first suite’s non-public deck overlooks the pool space, the place there’s loads of room for lounging and soaking within the iconic Southwestern panorama.
The property additionally comes with a completely geared up horse ranch. These services embrace lined and uncovered stalls, turnouts, an computerized horse-watering system, an area, lined hay storage, and a tack room. There are additionally various using trails on and close to the property.