Brian Ripley


The Paoli Group is a team of professionals and specialists providing clients a broad array of expertise, attention to detail, and service. We may call Steamboat Springs home, but we cover all of Routt County in all facets of our business. More specifically, TPG Ranch Properties focuses on rural and ranch properties throughout the Yampa Valley, the northwest region, and the entire state of Colorado. We understand the unique considerations involved with the resources that make these locations special. We have vast experience handling topics related to agricultural production, wildlife habitat, water rights, equine facilities, forestry management, recreation and investment interests. Most importantly, we value the people woven within the fabric of these lands. Our mission is to meet client goals and exceed expectation through focusing on long- term relationships founded on integrity and quality service. Give us a call today at 970.688.1464.

The Ranch Division is led by Brian Ripley, who brings years of practical ranch management experience and a specialized, advanced educational background to the team. 

$749,000  •  48.03 acres
Do not miss Deep Creek Cabin!! This versatile property is only 15 miles from downtown Steamboat with spectacular 360-degree views of Sleeping Giant, the Zirkel Mountains, and the Continental Divide. Situated on 48+ acres above Deep Creek, there is a 560sf new custom cabin with quality finishes and personal touches such as wood flooring, cherry and acacia butcherblock counters, copper sink, and more. The brand-new cabin can serve as a primary residence, or can be converted to an Secondary Dwelling Unit with no restrictions on building a second home. Adjacent to conserved land and large land parcels, there is ample privacy and unobstructed views. For extra storage or a small work shop, there is a 448sf shed. The 48 acres of agricultural land is suitable for grazing, would make a great horse property, and provides recreational options including cross country skiing, snowmobiling, ATVs, and more. Close proximity to Clark provides a North Routt community hub centered around the Clark Store and North Routt Charter School (as an option) while Steamboat Lake, Pearl Lake, and the Zirkle Wilderness Area are within easy reach. This property provides access to all your adventures, flexibility to build your dream, and is fully functional for comfortable living now! (Ask about the materials and plans for an additional large shop that may be available as well.)
$1,650,000  •  6.82 acres
Marabou Ranch is a 1,717 acre exclusive enclave located just 7 miles away from Steamboat Springs. With an impressive 75% of the property dedicated to open space, Marabou is a dream for those who desire solitude, wide-open vistas, and an astonishing slate of all-inclusive amenities. All lots are a minimum of five acres for guaranteed privacy and unobstructed views. Lot D4 is 6.82 acres with sweeping views of the iconic Sleeping Giant, the surrounding Valley, and is one of the few lots at Marabou with Elk River views. Backing to approximately 1,300 acres of open space, this lot offers privacy and serenity. Marabou offers unprecedented access to indulge in the outdoor recreation for which Steamboat is famous, including over two miles of private fishing on the Elk River. The avid equestrian can enjoy the community barn with stalls and tack room, and over 20 miles of trails. Owner's Cabins are outfitted to a luxurious standard and are available for use by owners and their guests. A private locker room at the base of the gondola at the world-class Steamboat Resort makes skiing hassle-free. The Lodge sits on the Elk River with a year-round pool and hot tubs, fitness center, spa, sauna and more to provide the perfect respite at the end of an active day. Known for it's incomparable service, Marabou employs a host of guides and concierge for residents to make the most of their time in the Yampa Valley.
$7,890,000  •  35.02 acres
Paniolo Ranch is the embodiment of the western ideal: wide open spaces, majestic views, adventures on horseback, and casting flies for trophy trout. Savor the privacy, solitude, and convenience afforded by 35 acres LESS THAN 5 MILES from the slopes of the world-famous Steamboat Ski Resort, downtown Steamboat, and 3 golf courses. Revel in uninterrupted views of the ski area, South Valley, and Yampa River. Walk over to the neighboring Chuck Lewis Wildlife Area for access to the storied fly-fishing on the Yampa River. Enjoy watching the wildlife that call the rich, riparian habitat home including birds of prey, sand hill cranes, deer and elk. There is no better way to explore the Colorado wilderness than on horseback, and Paniolo Ranch includes a fully equipped post & beam barn with 2-stalls, wash & tack rooms, and radiant heat. Generous water rights allow plentiful irrigation of your hay fields. The custom designed main residence of 4,200 sf comes with 4 en suite bedrooms, high ceilings throughout, and is luxuriously appointed with 3 ovens & 2 dishwashers. Designed to maximize the grand 360 degrees views of the surrounding valley and mountains from every room, this unique home also includes multiple outdoor spaces including a porch/portico and 3 covered patios that capture both spectacular views of the alpenglow, and the verdant, green South Valley bathed in sunlight throughout the day. The water of Chuck Lewis Wildlife Area is framed by a picture window in the dining area. A fully finished 2-bedroom, 768 sf caretaker apartment with granite counters above the barn makes property management easy when away from home. An extra 276 sf office in the barn provides a sizeable room with many possible uses. Additional features include an automatic whole-house backup generator, ag status with low property taxes, and no HOAs for the freedom to create your own vision and uses for the property. Experience the “best of the west” just 5 minutes from skier drop-off, at Paniolo Ranch.
$1,675,000  •  415 acres
The 415+/- acre Smith Ridge Ranch is conveniently located just south of Hayden off of paved roads and within Water Trough Gulch. Seasonal drainages, two decreed springs, and ditch rights provide quality water sources to the property. Combined with a diverse mix of meadow, rolling brush covered hills, managed upland pastures, and unique rim-rock outcroppings, the ranch is both prime wildlife habitat and agricultural property. The terrain provides a relatively mild climate with ample water, feed, and diverse cover. Elk, mule deer, bear, mountain lion, eagles, hawks, cranes, and many other species utilize the ranch. Elk hunting is historically productive, with a previous hunting lease generating significant revenue. Portions of the property have been hayed with seasonal grazing being the most frequent agricultural use. The property offers great options for residential use, and power is accessible from CR 53 for ease of building.
$2,995,000  •  29.9 acres
This picturesque 29.9 acres on the Elk River has a sought-after combination of private water for fishing, and a potential homesite with 360 views of the river, Sleeping Giant, and the Steamboat Ski Area. Located only 7 miles from downtown Steamboat on all paved roads, the property is easily accessible year-round. Enjoy this secluded oasis knowing the shopping and dining options of West Steamboat and the new Sleeping Giant School are minutes away. The improved, .21 mile stretch of the Elk River is home to brown and rainbow trout, and the river frontage creates an ideal habitat for ospreys, owls, and a variety of other birds. Currently the property is home to cattle and horses with grazing ground for livestock. The adjacent parcel of 27 acres is also for sale (MLS 8205707), and the two parcels can be combined to create an extremely private 56 acre retreat with multiple homesites and .66 miles of river frontage.
The Paoli Group
The Paoli Group
Brian Ripley
Brian Ripley
509 Lincoln Ave.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Mobile: 970-688-1464
Office: 970-457-6880
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