GOVERNMENT SPRINGS RANCH
MONTROSE, COLORADO I 2,980± ACRES I $10,950,000
BUCKHORN MOUNTAIN RANCH
MONTROSE, COLORADO I 12,576± ACRES I 6,573± DEEDED ACRES I $29,975,000
Private, exclusive , surreal, majestic, and breathtaking are just a few of the adjectives that describe the spectacular Shadow Mesa Ranch. Located 3.5 miles west of Cedaredge, Colorado, this ranch encompasses the top of a private mesa. Bordered to the east by Ward Creek and the west by George Creek, the ranch has multiple sources of year-round flowing streams. Ranging in elevation from 5,800 feet up to 6,200 feet, the ranch is the ideal elevation for a year round residence. The combination of 270± acres of irrigated fields along with 440± acres of grazing pasture provides the perfect habitat for livestock and wildlife. Vegetation is a mix of irrigated meadow, sage flats, Pinion, and Juniper trees. Features include: A newly remodeled 3,126 square-foot home, shop, caretaker's home, working corrals, hay barn, engineered irrigation system, numerous outbuildings, and tremendous mountain views spanning the horizon.
Historically known as the Desert Claim and the Butterfly Ranch (due to its shape) the Dry Creek Basin Ranch consists of 3,000± contiguous, deeded, very private acres. There are also approximately 1,900 acres of BLM grazing permit that go with the ranch. The terrain on the ranch ranges from large irrigated meadows rolling into sage and pinion pine knobs on up to lush oak brush with pine and aspen-forested alpine ridges. The ranch boasts excellent hunting and its access controls a large area of the Dry Creek Basin, bordering both BLM and a Colorado state wildlife area. The ranch has significant water resources and includes some basic improvements. Currently the ranch is used for grazing cattle, growing hay and in the fall the ranch is leased to an experienced outfitter who runs the big game hunting operation.
The Meaker Farm consists of 413 acres, of which 300 are very productive irrigated acres. There are currently three irrigation pivots and a newly installed Big Gun automated irrigation system. The farm has right s to 305 shares of UVWUA for irrigation. There are three houses on the property including the main country farmhouse that was built in 1914. There are numerous outbuildings, storage sheds and workshops on the property. The land also includes a two-acre irrigation lake and 20 enclosed cattle pens with a feeding system that can handle up to 1,400 head of cattle. This is by far one of the most automated and productive farms in the Montrose valley region.
SPRING CREEK LUXURY ESTATE
MONTROSE, COLORADO I 225± ACRES I $3,250,000
This luxurious 225-acre estate is conveniently located 5.5 miles west of Montrose, Colorado off of Spring Creek Road. This ranch is positioned atop a beautiful mesa overlooking the Montrose Valley to the East and a short distance to the west is the beautiful Shavano Valley. Above the rolling hills and the lush green meadows are spectacular views of the San Juan Mountains to the south. Running along two sides of the property are canals lined with Cottonwood trees that provide ample water for approximately 89 acres of irrigated pasture with an additional 60 acres of irrigated hay ground. The main house is a beautiful two-story, 3,378-square-foot four bedroom, four bath home with several covered porches surrounded by flowers , trees and landscaping. Next to the house is a detached garage built by Morton Buildings. Also on the property is a single story, 1,600-square-foot, three bedroom, two bath house built in the 1960's.
Have you ever driven by a property and the setting was so riveting that it took your breath away? If so, you may have driven by the Triple 8 Alpine Ranch. It is even more amazing the closer you get to the facilities. The ranch is located 39.5 miles from Montrose and 43.5 miles from Gunnison in an enchanted setting surrounded by a blanket of dark timber and Aspen trees that back up to thousands of acres of public land. It ranges in elevation from 9,600 feet up to 10,000 feet. This elevation is ideal for lush forests, abundant wildlife and cool nights. The ranch features a hand constructed log home with museum quality craftsmanship, numerous outbuildings, a large fishing pond and beautiful mountain views.
CEDAR BENCH RANCH
MONTROSE, COLORADO | 1,157 ACRES | 757± DEEDED | $2,250,000
Exceptionally located ten minutes southeast of Montrose, the ranch lies upon 757± deeded acres with an additional 400± permitted BLM acres of prime land at the base of Water Dog Peak. There are numerous creeks that provide year-round live water, and there are magnificent views of the San Juan Mountains, Uncompahgre Plateau, and the Black Canyon. The property is currently being utilized as a working cattle ranch , as well as a big game hunting ranch and is home to trophy mule deer, large elk and turkey. It is fully equipped including numerous outbuildings, and approximately 105 acres of irrigated hay ground. A beautiful architecturally designed 3,465-square-foot Santa Fe style home is perfectly placed to take in all of the fabulous views. There is also a quaint, 1,228-square-foot original farmhouse; a heated 6,000-square-foot and a 2,000-square-foot shop.
NELSON SPRINGS RANCH
TELLURIDE, COLORADO | 400± ACRES | $720,000
At the foot of Lone Cone peak lays the Nelson Springs Ranch. The sub-irrigated lush meadows, quiet stands of Colorado aspen and willow, to the rolling pinion, juniper, sage and gamble oak hillside comprise this diverse ranch. Year round access off County Road 44Z, access to power, a well in place, only three miles away from trophy trout fishing in Miramonte Reservoir, and bordering the Uncompahgre National Forest, make this property the ultimate Colorado getaway. Historically used for summer grazing of cattle, as well as being home to abundant herds of elk and mule deer. Wild turkey, black bear, grouse, mountain lion, hawk, and bald eagle also inhabit the property.
SHAVANO VALLEY FARM
MONTROSE, COLORADO | 101± ACRES | $650,000
Lying in the heart of fertile fields, large sandstone canyon walls and views of the San Juan Mountains is the Shavano Valley Farm. This turnkey farm easily irrigates 91 acres of tillable fields using an NRCS designed underground and gated pipe system. It has traditionally been farmed in row crops and then during the winter months used for grazing of livestock. With just under a half-mile of Coal Creek running through the property, native Colorado trout, waterfowl and abundant wildlife frequent the area. The farm is located only 15 minutes from downtown Montrose and less than five minutes from the Uncompahgre Plateau and National Forest. With county road access on two sides, an historic well and all utilities to the edge of the property make this a perfect location to build your dream home.