Always on the hunt for a spot where you can become the toast of the town? Turns out, that’s not so hard when you actually own the town.
You’ll be the grand marshal of every parade after you purchase the property located at 205 High Plains in Datil, New Mexico — also known as “the Town of Gabriella.”
This authentic Western-style borough is located in Catron County, New Mexico, and was once best-known for its most notorious citizen, outlaw Thomas “Black Jack” Ketchum, who lived there in the mid-1880s. Today, it’s gained a reputation as the go-to spot for chuck wagon dinners, weddings, private parties, and mounted shooting and gunfight reenactments.
The Town of Gabriella is also a very popular filming location for television shows and movies. It's easy to hit your mark here because it offers more than just the façade of an old spaghetti western.
Here, there’s also been an emphasis on the interior framing and staging of the old buildings, which include a hotel and log cabin, dance hall and saloon, billiard hall, old-time photography studio (sorry, you’ll have to bring your own camera equipment), old-fashioned barbershop (antique barber chair included), and even a stagecoach.
If you want to stay in show business, consider checking out the numerous New Mexico film incentives you can benefit from. If you’d rather make it a home away from home, you’re in luck: There’s a 2,000-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom house on the 111-acre property, as well as a mobile home and garage.
The property is listed for $1,200,000 by David Cordova for Sotheby’s International Realty. Buy it, and you’ll get to say, “There’s a new sheriff in town” and mean it.
205 High Plains (Town of Gabriella)
Datil, New Mexico 87821
Interior: 2,200 square foot
Land Acres: 111
For more information on the property, please contact David Cordova of Sotheby's International Realty – Santa Fe Brokerage.