Dan Murphy

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$3,865,000  •  3,821.73 acres
Lanier Farms is located in Southwestern Colorado in an areathat is filled with farms and hunting grounds. Dove Creek the closest town with limited amenities, is the county seatof Dolores County and is the self-proclaimed Pinto Bean Capital of the World.Cortez is 20 miles away providing a wide array of amenities including anairport, hospital, Walmart, grocery stores, and restaurants. Lanier Farms is made up of several parcels, some contiguousand some not contiguous. The 3,821.73± acres consist of irrigated and dryfarmland, Pinions, sagebrush, oak brush, and natural grasses. The irrigatedfarmland is approximately 286± acres with 562± allocated acre-feet of water,according to the Dolores Water Conservancy District. Irrigation is done with a sideroll sprinklersystem, and crop production can include alfalfa and pinto beans. Dryland cropscan also be found on the farm in alfalfa, pinto beans, and winter wheat. A2,360± square foot farmhouse is located on this part of the farm, along withmultiple infrastructure/outbuildings, including corrals and fencing. Approximately 12 miles from the farmland is the huntingparcel of the farm. This parcel offersan off-grid hunting cabin for sleeping, and a shop which houses the kitchen anddining facilities. The topography of the hunting parcel is rolling hills andcanyons. Stock tanks can be found throughout the parcels, fed by snow runoff.The property borders forest service land situated on the ridge overlooking theDolores River. The upper hunting land can hold up to 60 pair of cattle forgrazing. The hunting parcel is located in GMU 711 and the farmlandparcel is located in GMU 72. GMU 711 isa draw unit for 1st and 4th seasons for bull elk, 2nd and 3rd are over thecounter. Land ownership in this unit is38% private, 62% public, and covers 819 square miles. Species that can be foundin this unit are elk, deer, pronghorn, black bear, lion, and turkey. GMU 72 isover the counter for bull elk. Landownership in this unit is 72% private, 28% public, and covers 977 square miles.
$799,000  •  1 acres
Just outside of Lake City, Colorado in the established ParkCreek Subdivision sits a beautiful 2,105± square foot full log cabin. The 1±acre lot is covered in Aspen and Pine trees and supplies gorgeous views of the surroundingmountain ranges. The subdivision has year-round accessibility with roadmaintenance and snow removal included in the HOA dues. The cabin offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The basement offers a 1 bedroom, 1 bathapartment with its own entrance. Themain floor is home to the primary bedroom, bath, walk-in pantry, open kitchen,dining, and living areas. The kitchen has been fully renovated, with newcabinets with soft close drawers, a beautiful white farmhouse sink, cementcountertops, and stainless-steel appliances. The main floor bathroom also received a facelift with new double sinkgranite top vanity, custom walk-in shower, and new lighting. Most of the mainfloor is covered in beautiful hardwood flooring that has been re-finished. The dining and living area offers Frenchdoors to a newly constructed 12' x 25' deck, great for entertaining and viewingwildlife and taking in those stunning mountain views. The top level offers 2guest rooms and a newly remodeled full bath. The cabin is equipped withhigh-end upgrades such as tongue and groove ceilings, in-floor heating, customblinds, water filtration and softener system, a pantry with coffee bar andsink, a floor-to-ceiling stone wood burning fireplace, upgraded lightingthroughout, and a home warranty that will convey to new owners. Cabin exterior highlights include upper and lower decks withstairs connecting both, two car attached garage with an additional work area, alarge carport, an additional parking area, and a nice circular lower driveway.The acreage offers nice mountain landscaping, graveled driveway, and thepeaceful private setting you have been searching for. Location is an outdoors paradise, offering recreationaladventures for everyone. Fivefourteeners in your back yard, Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, and Lake SanCristobal for incredible fishing, hunting, Alpine Loop, Silver Thread Scenicand Historic Byway, hundreds of hiking trails, ice climbing wall, small skihill, ice skating, and snowmobiling. Things for every interest and skill level. Live the small-town life you have beendreaming about, book your showing today.
$850,000  •  1.48 acres
Located approximately 10 miles fromLake City on the Alpine Loop are 3 cabins sitting right along the Lake Fork ofthe Gunnison River. This trio of cabins arebeing sold all together on 3 lots in the Redcloud Subdivision. The property has year-round access, beingright off maintained County Road 30. Theproperty is nestled below a skyline of mountain peaks and lined with anexceptional trout stream. The cabinsvary in construction style and size, and all have attached decks to enjoy theamazing beauty of this extraordinary location. The cabins are currently on the short-termrental market but would also make a fabulous family compound. The cabins must be sold all together and cannotbe divided. Redcloud Getaway Cabin The cabin offers 1,600± Sq. Ft. ofliving with 4 Bedrooms and 2 Bathroom. The floor plan is open living with anice woodstove. A deck is off the back with two access points from the house. Apicnic table and firepit area are located down by the river. The cabin comes fully furnished, includingthe deck chairs and gas grill. River Edge Cabin The cabin offers 1,700± Sq. Ft. of livingwith 4 Bedrooms and 2 Baths. An openliving and kitchen, two bedrooms, laundry, and bath are located on the firstlevel. An additional two bedrooms and 1bath are located on the second level. Off the kitchen is a double level deck,which leads right to the river offering a ton of entertainment area. A largeQuonset carport is located next to the cabin. The cabin comes fully furnished,including the deck furniture and gas grill. Happy Trails Cabin The cabin offers 1,580± Sq. Ft. ofliving with 4 Bedrooms and 2 Baths. Theliving room has beautiful beetle kill blue pine tongue and groove ceiling. The cabin is all one level living with alarge deck off the kitchen wrapping around to the riverside. Cabin comes furnished and has a gas grillthat will stay. Next to the cabin is asmall stream, lined with wildflowers and a large Quonset carport for storingall your mountain toys.
$15,149,000  •  1,525 acres
Horsefly Mesa Ranch covers 1,525±deeded acres of majestic mountain property, located on a plateau betweenRidgway, Colorado and Norwood, Colorado. The ranch's topography serves up avariety of old growth Ponderosa, Aspens, Spruce, mountain shrubs, and naturalgrasses. The landscapes of open meadows, forests, canyons, and level open land areaccompanied by stunning views of the Dallas Divide. Elevations of the ranchrange from 8,400' to 8,900'. The area isvast and mostly untouched giving way to great opportunities for hunting andgrazing. Mckenzie Creek, Dripping Vat Creek, and East Fork Horsefly Creek runthrough the ranch giving excellent water supply for ponds, wildlife, andlivestock. The ranch is completely fenced, and a set of corrals is already inplace. The ranch is accessibleyear-round and is not under a conservation easement. The ranch has roads in place to get aroundthe spectacular acreage. The Horsefly Mesa Ranch is mostly undeveloped givingway for opportunities for hunting and livestock grazing within its fencedborders. Horsefly Mesa Ranch is in gamemanagement unit 62, which consists of 30% private land ownership and 70% publicland ownership. Unit 62 is over the counter elk tags and draw for Muledeer. Other species in the unit arepronghorn, black bear, mountain lion, and turkey. The ranch currently qualifiesand is enrolled in the landowner preference program. Located approximately 12 milesfrom the town of Ridgway and 22 miles from Montrose, each giving you amenitieslike shopping, restaurants, medical facilities, and entertainment venues. World class skiing can be had at TellurideSki Resort, approximately 62 miles from the ranch. Fishing can be found in every direction fromthe Black Canyon of Gunnison, San Miguel River, Dolores River, Blue Mesa, orRidgway Reservoirs, just to name a few. Simply put, the ranch is an outdoorsman's paradise, if it's not on theranch it can be found nearby.
$7,649,000  •  765 acres
Mckenzie Creek Ranch is 765±acres of mostly undeveloped acreage. Thetopography of the ranch varies with spectacular views of the DallasDivide. Old growth Ponderosa, Aspens,Spruce, mountain scrub, and natural grasses can be found throughout itsborders. Elevations of the ranch rangefrom 8400' to 8700'. The ranch ispositioned on the plateau between Ridgway, Colorado and Norwood, Colorado. The area is vast and mostly untouched givingway to great opportunities for hunting and grazing. Mckenzie Creek and DrippingVat Creek run through the ranch giving excellent water supply for ponds,wildlife, and livestock. The ranch is completely fenced, and a set of corralsis already in place. The ranch isaccessible year-round and is not under a conservation easement. The ranch has a nice road system in place toget around the ranch's spectacular acreage. Mckenzie Creek Ranch is in gamemanagement unit 62, which consists of 30% private land ownership and 70% publicland ownership. Unit 62 is over the counter elk tags and draw for Muledeer. Other species in the unit arepronghorn, black bear, mountain lion, and turkey. The ranch currently qualifiesand is enrolled in the landowner preference program. Located approximately 12 milesfrom the town of Ridgway and 22 miles from Montrose, each gives you amenities likeshopping, restaurants, medical facilities, and entertainment venues. World class skiing can be had at TellurideSki Resort, approximately 62 miles from the ranch. Fishing can be found in every direction fromthe Black Canyon of Gunnison, San Miguel River, Dolores River, Blue Mesa, orRidgway Reservoirs, just to name a few. Simply put, the ranch is a recreational haven.
$8,000,000  •  417 acres
Steepedin history and wrapped in breath-taking beauty, the 417+/- acre High Meadow Ranchis one of the most desirable properties on the market today. Located above thebanks of the Uncompahgre River, overlooking Ouray, Colorado, known as the"Switzerland of America" and the "Outdoor Capital of Colorado". Nestled in theSan Juan Mountains, the ranch is extremely private, creating the opportunity tobask in the grandeur of jagged peaks and alpine forests uninterrupted. Bordered by public lands giving you unlimitedrecreational opportunities. Horseenthusiasts can ride their horses off the property above the Dallas Trail intoNational Forest, giving you thousands of acres to explore and enjoy. Situatedin the high peaks of the San Juans, the ranch has stunning views of DallasPeak, Box Canyon, Sisters Peak, Abrams Mountain, Treasure Mountain, Twin Peaks,Cascade Mountain, Baldy, and Whitehouse Peak, just to name a few. Elevations on the ranch range from 8,000 feetto 9,500 feet. Included in the ranchsale are the Millersburg and Silverspur mining claims, each with its own bit ofhistory. In afederal patent issued in 1886, President Benjamin Harrison authorized theoriginal ranch. Founded as a working cattle ranch, the Erickson family laterconverted it to an alpine dairy ranch to furnish milk and dairy products to thetownsfolk of Ouray and the hard rock miners searching for gold at the legendaryCamp Bird Mine. Inthe winter, Mrs. Erickson and her children moved to Ouray so the children couldattend school. Mr. Erickson and a helper attended to the dairy cows andfarm. The milk was delivered to the townover the alpine road, which required plowing by the horses in the wintermonths. AfterMrs. Erickson's passing, the family sold the historic dairy ranch. Since then,the ranch has been used for recreation, hunting, and cattle grazing. A smalldovetail log cabin and the historic Erickson Dairy barn, built by aScandinavian shipwright, stand as testaments to the past, while the stunninglandscape remains a blank canvas of opportunity. Ownedby a local ranching family in the Montrose Valley since 1963, the propertyqualifies for agricultural tax valuation. Plentiful water helps ensure the land'sproductivity. The ranch boasts 50 AAA± irrigated acres of mountain meadows thatare enhanced by 4 cubic feet per second (cfs) of historic water rights as wellas three ponds, one is stocked, and numerous springs, including one that isadequate for domestic use. Theranch's agricultural opportunities include a BLM grazing permit with profusegrazing in its lush forest. The ranch isbordered USFS and BLM public lands for 3AAA± miles, ensuring that the ranch'senviable privacy will be protected from encroaching development far into thefuture. While the "neighborhood" is protected, the ranch itself isnot under a conservation easement, leaving all options on the table for thenext owners and their heirs. Becausethe ranch borders more than a million acres of National Forest Lands, manyspecies of wildlife including elk, Mule deer, and bear can be found on theranch. Historically, High Meadow Ranchqualifies for big game landowner tags. Located in GMU 65, which has over-the-counter bull tags, and 85.6% successfor first choice draw requests in the overall unit, the ranch is positioned todeliver memorable hunting year after year. The Uncompahgre and Mount SneffelsWilderness Areas at the south end of GMU 65 offer challenging terrain, but goodhunting potential. Withunparalleled privacy, grass-filled mountain meadows, unimaginably beautifulpeak views, big timber, and aspen-filled benches, and abundant wildlife, noother mountain property offers what the High Meadow Ranch does. In an area known for yielding gold to thosewho dared to dream big, High Meadow Ranch is the undeniable gold standard.
$9,500,000  •  1,243.55 acres
Whetstone Mountain Ranch, high inthe West Elk Mountains near Crested Butte, Colorado, you'll not only be "awayfrom it all", but also "above it all". This 1,243.55A± acre wilderness ranch forsale boasts sweeping views of the magnificent Ohio Creek Valley that will beshared only by you and the eagles. If you're interested in having your nearest neighborsbe elk, mule deer, black bears and lush meadows of wildflowers, WhetstoneMountain Ranch is the wilderness hunting retreat of your dreams. The healthy sub-alpine forests andmeadows that dominate the ranch create prime habitat for mule deer and elk thatfavor living just below tree line for much of the year. At an average elevationof more than 10,000 feet, the property receives abundant moisture that feedsten or more springs and ponds on the property, guaranteeing that animals won'tneed to travel away from the ranch to find water. Furthermore, the heavy standsof dark timber composed of spruce and fir, intermixed with meadows of lushnative grasses and aspen, meets the needs of wildlife for shelter and food. Inshort, Whetstone Mountain Ranch is in the midst of high-country big gamehabitat at its finest. The hunting possibilities on theranch are as plentiful as its alpine vistas. Large mule deer roam the propertywith regularity, and bucks have been taken here that score over 200 on theBoone and Crockett scale, topping out at 243. Impressive elk herds alsofrequent the ranch and the adjacent Gunnison National Forest, which nearlysurrounds the property. The ranch qualifies for over-the-counter elk tags andlandowner deer tags. Black bears are plentiful here as well and further enhancethe big game hunting opportunities. With these assets in place, the prospectsof operating Whetstone Mountain Ranch as a private or commercial huntingretreat are outstanding. A large3,045A± square foot lodge serves as headquarters for this magnificent property.It includes four bedrooms, a full kitchen, a storage garage, and a vaultedgreat room filled with trophy mounts. Spectacular high-country views can beenjoyed from its large deck. Whetstone Mountain Ranch is a fully "turn-key"property, with all furnishings, big game mounts, equipment, vehicles, and toolsincluded in the sale. The lodge is entirely off-grid, powered by a solar systemwith generator backup. Water comes from a gravity-feed system from a spring onthe property. A barn and storage cabin are also present on the fully fencedacreage. Hunting is the prime attractionof this property, but jeeping and hiking are natural fits in the summertime,too. Photographic opportunities abound, with great views of nearby MountWhetstone, Carbon Peak, Mount Axtell, all of which rise in excess of 12,000feet. Wildflower-lovers will literally have a field day here in the summer.World-renowned fly-fishing opportunities exist on the Gunnison, East, andTaylor Rivers, each within an hour's drive. The ranch is accessible bysnowmobile in the winter, and snowmobiling, snowshoeing and ski touring areideal ways to enjoy the solitude of winter. The downhill ski resort of CrestedButte is 50 minutes away, and the college town of Gunnison and its airport is30 minutes away.
$875,000  •  35.2 acres
Located in theprestigious shared ranch of Eagle Ridge Ranch, this 35.20± acre undevelopedhomestead #4 is ready for you to build your dream home. A graveleddriveway is in place and utilities are at the lot line. The Eagle Ridge Ranchis 4,900± deeded acres sweeping across the fertile Ohio Creek Valley only 8miles north of the university town of Gunnison, Colorado. Operated for decadesas a productive cattle and hay ranch, the property is now shared by 15 familieswho seek to steward the ranch for the maintenance of profitable agriculture,land conservation and enhancement of wildlife values. Situated at elevationsof approximately 8,000 to 9,800 feet, the ranch encompasses rich hay meadow andcottonwood bottomland in its lower reaches, bordered by rolling sagebrush hillsand groves of aspen and spruce at higher elevations. Unspoiled views throughoutthe ranch are far-reaching and include the remote West Elk Mountains to thewest, the rugged Anthracite Range to the north and Flat Top and Red Mountainsto the east. Amenities available toall owners in Eagle Ridge Ranch are many and varied. Horse lovers willespecially appreciate the Equestrian Center with its barn, stables, andcorrals. A lifetime of horseback riding is available on the ranch itself andthe adjacent Gunnison National Forest. The ranch maintains 2,600± acres as acommon primitive area open to hunting, horseback riding and hiking. Twowilderness cabins are available in this area, available by reservation toproperty owners. Anglers will cherishthe private trout fishing on the 3± miles of Ohio Creek that winds through theheart of the ranch. This 20-foot wide stream is a major tributary of theGunnison River, and holds fat brown and rainbow trout, some in the 16- to20-inch class. Many carefully-engineered structures maximize prime trouthabitat, and the stream is a particular delight for dry fly fishing. Beyond the ranch,proper, nearby outdoor recreational opportunities are nearly endless. Theadjacent West Elk Wilderness is home to a huge herd of elk and miles of hikingor horseback riding on its network of trails. World-class river fishing isavailable only a few miles away on the Gunnison and Taylor Rivers, and BlueMesa Reservoir offers boating and trolling for lake trout in excess of 50pounds. Mountain biking is popular throughout the Gunnison Basin, especially inthe nearby 6,000-acre Hartman Rocks Recreation Area. In the winter, downhillskiing and snowmobiling are about 45 minutes away in Crested Butte, and icefishing is superb on Blue Mesa Reservoir. As a pioneer in theShared Ranch concept, Eagle Ridge Ranch has a proven track record of preservingthe best of the west's agricultural heritage while allowing for theself-limited development of caring landowners committed to common conservationvalues. If joining such a visionary ranch is appealing to you, contact us at M4Ranch Group soon. We think that Shared Ranch is the smart development wave ofthe future, and at Eagle Ridge Ranch you can ride that wave today.
$16,000,000  •  2,214.58 acres
Acreage Theacreage has exceptional terrain for development. 50plus large and small independent valleys. TheAcreage borders a 5 to 15-acre development (creating opportunity with zoning). Backedinto 6,200AA± acres of USFS lands (with limited public access). Frontedby over 6,000AA± acres of conserved property. TheAcreage is NOT under any conservation easement. Neighboringcomps 5 to 15 acres parcels selling between $22k and $72K per acre (2021 &2022). AcreageEnhancements Over600 acres of the acreage is completely wildlife enhanced. ValleyBottoms enhanced creating park like settings. Over10,000 stumps were removed off the acreage. year-roundaccess on county-maintained road 9AA±miles of crowned roads. 31AA±miles of strategically located trails (bike, hike, OHV). Theacreage accommodates a 6" City Water Main (huge asset in this area). AcreageImprovements 10,308AA±square foot main home. Thehome and other improvements have future opportunities. Theacreage has recently been added to the fire district. ExceptionalHigh Peak Views throughout the acreage. AcreageWildlife Theacreage has maintained a wildlife sanctuary for the past 30 years. TheAcreage is home to Elk, Deer, turkeys, black bear and is home to many otherspecies of wildlife. The acreageis home to a very large elk herd. AcreageLocation 10.4AA±miles to downtown Pagosa Springs, CO Minutesfrom Hospital, Walmart, Golf, FBO, Hot Springs, and restaurants. 35AA± Miles toWolf Creek Ski Area
$1,625,000  •  68.74 acres
Located in the prestigious Wahatoya Valley, just a short distance from the quaint town of La Veta, Colorado sits the 68.74 +/- acre Schoolhouse Homestead. The Homestead sits on a historic migratory path for birds of all kinds and the property is conserved so wildlife and birds will continue to make this their home, conservation still allows for additional buildings. The property sits at 7,400 feet nestled in a park-like setting with captivating views of the Spanish Peaks. The homestead offers a hay meadow and almost 3/4 of a mile of the Wahatoya Creek. The 2,342+/- square foot rustic Homestead was completely rebuilt in 2010, the original building dates to the 1800's when it was a one-room schoolhouse. The charm of the past has not been lost but enhanced with high-end finishes and a masterful flowing floorplan. The home was meticulously redone with reclaimed wood, flagstone, and wood flooring, exposed vaulted wood beams, tongue and groove ceilings, in-floor radiant heat, and a functional Rumford stone fireplace. Accents of copper and tin can be found in the kitchen along with gourmet appliances and gorgeous wood countertops. A spacious dining area is located next to the kitchen with glass French doors leading into the living space. The master suite has its own kiva fireplace and French doors leading out to the patio. A rustic farmhouse-style bathroom adjoins the master. The guest bedroom is flooded with natural light from its large window and French doors. The room has a beautiful tongue and groove vaulted ceiling. A second bathroom is also done in farmhouse style with a unique red brick shower. The character of the Homestead keeps on going with its screened-in sleeping porch and beautiful flagstone patios, which are accessible from various locations in the home, giving you that much-desired outside entertaining space. Every detail of this magnificent home down to the handmade windows and hand-hewn logs brings the history of this beautiful valley to life. Just a few miles past the Homestead is one of the many trailheads to the San Isabel National Forest. Many thousands of acres and over 50 trails are yours to enjoy, including trout lakes, streams, waterfalls, hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking, and all just a few minutes away.
$2,950,000  •  30.31 acres
Massive and magnificent with awe-inspiring views of the upper Rio Grande River Valley, this custom 8,242+/- square foot home fitted with floor to ceiling windows sits on the hillside giving way to the most incredible views in this part of Colorado. The home was built using high-end materials and finishes. It has five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, an enormous gourmet kitchen, formal separate dining area, several living areas/family rooms, office areas, expansive and private master suite, sunroom, two fireplaces, two 2-car attached garages (one on each end of the home) with heated concrete, numerous porches, decks, and of course, unparalleled views. Additionally, on the property is a large, detached garage and separate shop with plenty of storage for all your high alpine toys, and a beautifully placed gazebo with a fire stove to enjoy those long summer evenings. All located on 30.31+/- acres surrounded by Forest Service land. This is a once in a lifetime find for a single residence, B & B, or corporate retreat. This property is not located in a subdivision and has no private covenants or HOA dues.
$975,000  •  97 acres
This New Mexico hunting ranch for sale is located in "Unit 2B New Mexico," the heart of monster Mule deer country. This 97+/- acre ranch is nearly surrounded by National Forest and close by the prestigious Jicarilla Indian Reservation. Within minutes of arriving at the ranch, the elk started filtering in the lowlands of the property, chirping and barking at their little calf elk. It is surprising that a ranch of this size could hold as much big game as it does. There have been sightings on this New Mexico hunting ranch for sale of hundreds of elk coming down to water in the ponds on the ranch, and dozens of bucks on the hillside with one tipping the scales at over 180 inches. If you're an extreme Mule Deer hunter, you've likely heard of Unit 2B in New Mexico with more Boone and Crocket entries than any other unit in the state, and the biggest tipping the scale at over 300" non-typical mule deer. Jicarilla Ranch is perfectly situated in the tall ponderosa and spruce with great cover on the hillsides and plenty of feed and water throughout. As the sun sets, you'll see this country come alive right from the porch of the picturesque cabin. This New Mexico hunting ranch has been a haven as the animals put on a show nearly every night in the meadow. Elk hunting is phenomenal, with bulls scoring over 350 up to 380 taken each year. The ranch house is a 3-bedroom, 1 bathroom stucco cabin with all the amenities of a home, and offers amazing views right from your living room. Jicarilla Ranch is about a 10-minute drive off a paved road, in Dulce, New Mexico, so you can enjoy all the seasons. The ranch sits at 7,100 ft elevation and is surrounded by over 152,000 acres of Carson National Forest. Call today for a qualified showing.
$1,140,000  •  152 acres
Jarosa Creek Ranch is an exceptionally diverse property located near Angel Fire, New Mexico. The ranch is comprised of 152+/- acres with both sides of Coyote Creek and Jarosa Creek giving the ranch over .5+/- miles of live water creating a mecca for wildlife from the confluence of both creeks creating a superior water source. The creek bottom and sub-irrigated meadows have the ideal mix of native grasses and alfalfa. In addition to the expansive creek bottom, this property includes a dryland agricultural field, native grasses, and a large pond. This diverse ecosystem attracts wildlife from all over and provides the perfect habitat for them to grow in both quality and quantity. To sustain this ecosystem the ranch has water rights for proper irrigation of 15 acres of land. Water rights are for domestic use, and for watering of livestock. Located in Game Management Unit 46, this unit is well known for producing quality elk with the genetics and phenomenal feed that this property and area offers with the solitude to grow mature bulls. Jarosa Creek Ranch has irrigated fields that hold elk year-round. The ranch qualifies for several landowner tags. Other species found on the ranch include elk, Mule deer, bobcat, mountain lion, and waterfowl. Fishing on the ranch is created by two creeks that meander the property. The ranch also has stocked ponds making great fishing experiences for the young anglers in the family. Fish species on the ranch include Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout, and Brown Trout. The ranch offers incredible scenery throughout the year with abundant wildflowers and beautiful fall foliage throughout this small valley. A small home is located on the property, currently without plumbing, but opportunities abound with this little diamond in the rough. The ranch is nicely located 8 miles from downtown Angel Fire, you can be on the ranch within minutes of landing at Colfax County FBO (airport). This 152+/- acre ranch is in the heart of everything recreation from ATVing, snowmobiling, bike riding, and some of the best skiing around, "Angel Fire Ski Area," is just a 10-minute drive. Angel Fire offers many amenities, including restaurants, retail shopping, hardware stores, hotels, and amazing restaurants. Call M4 Ranch Group for a tour of this magnificent property.
$79,000  •  4.42 acres
The Lily Lode Mining Claim is located above Capital City. This 4.42+/- acre property is covered in Aspen and Pine trees with a road to the property. Yellowstone Creek divides the property with wonderful views of the valley. Property is being sold "As is Where Is". The Lily Lode Mining Claim offers seasonal access. Owner Financing Available.
$275,000  •  3.88 acres
An amazing 3.88+/- acre lot, located in the Alpine Vista subdivision. Part of the lot backs up to BLM lands and provides you with hundreds of acres in which to play without owning hundreds of acres. The lot is full of gorgeous trees, and great views. A driveway is already in place accessed with year-round maintained county roads. This year-round accessible location is the perfect place to build your mountain dream home!
$600,000  •  160 acres
Valley View Ranch Acreage is in the highly sought-after Cherry Creek Valley in La Plata County, Colorado. This Mancos, CO land for sale with 160+/- acres has direct access off Colorado State Highway 160 at the top of Mancos Hill. The property is an easy commute to Durango, Mancos, Dolores, and Cortez. The topography of Ponderosa pines, Oak brush, and pasture make this property an outstanding place to find elk, mule deer, bear, and turkey. Its name Valley View Ranch Acreage comes from its incredible valley views. This Mancos, CO land for sale borders BLM, Forest Service, and the neighbor is under a conservation easement protecting three sides from development. No HOA's, covenants, or deed restrictions associated with the property.
$745,000  •  64.45 acres
Sitting 22 miles east of Montrose, Colorado near Blue Mesa Reservoir is the Little Cimarron Ranch. The Little Cimarron Creek transverses throughout the ranch's borders. Encompassing 65+/- acres with a varied topography of meadowed bottoms, giant old-growth cottonwoods, and pine trees. Utilities are near, well and septic are required. Offering year-round access, up to 4 building envelopes, and tremendous views of the Big Blue Wilderness Area. The Cimarron, CO land for sale has been replated for a 4-lot subdivision or could be left as a stand-alone ranch. Convenient to endless ATV trails, whitewater kayaking, boating, and fishing. Owner financing available to qualified buyers.
$1,200,000  •  36 acres
THENDARA - A Native American word for "Gathering Place". The Thendara Estate is a spectacular 6,706+/- square foot contemporary home with a detached 3 car garage on 36+/- acres. The beautiful acreage has diverse topographies, fantastic views, seclusion, lots of wildlife, and easy access to State Highway 50. Located in Southwest Colorado near the Curecanti National Recreation Area, midway between Montrose and Gunnison, Colorado. A short distance from Blue Mesa Lake and Marina, and the entrance to the Black Canyon National Park. The well-designed luxury ranch home lives up to its name "Gathering Place." Four levels of room to gather, with several entertaining areas and many decks to enjoy the fantastic views and mountain air. We will start with the walk-out basement with its own covered deck. Home to a giant bunkroom, game area, living area, guest bedroom, a full bathroom, and lots of storage areas. Next up is the main floor with tons of entertaining space, a large kitchen, two large eating bars, a dining area, a living room with a gas fireplace, a covered deck and hot tub area, and a screened-in deck. The third floor is home to 4 bedrooms with their own ensuites, a sitting area with a gas fireplace, and of course, its own deck. The top floor is set up for two office studios, one bathroom, several storage areas, and top floor views to die for. The exterior of the luxury ranch home has low-maintenance vinyl siding, natural landscaping, and a large fire pit to enjoy marshmallows and star-filled nights. The detached 3 car garage has room to store all your toys. The Thendara is centrally located for easy day trips to take in many outdoor adventures like fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, 4x4 trails, hiking, biking, local town festivals, wineries, and unique Colorado shopping destinations. Lots of opportunities for this "Gathering Place." Let your imagination take over, and your dreams come true. Schedule a showing today and witness this luxury ranch home yourself.
$1,750,000  •  1.55 acres
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a 1/3 Membership at The Lake Fork Hunt & Fish Club with a spectacular, luxury log home located on 1.55+/- acres with an additional 1/3 interest in 35+/- acres of deed-restricted ranch land. The Rocking R Ranch is built within the prestigious shared ranch of The Lake Fork Hunt & Fish Club. The shared ranch experience gives you the feel of owning a big ranch without the work of a big ranch. The Lake Fork Hunt & Fish Club controls a great deal of exceptional hunting on both private and public lands. You have access to over 1,376.69+/- deeded acres of strategically located ranch land, including one of the West's finest trout fisheries. The club hosts over 3 miles of the world-famous Lake Fork of the Gunnison River as well as 12 fully stocked and active trout lakes. Indulge yourself in western living with private & spectacular views of the mountains, once the filming location of the movie "The Cariboo Trail." The stunning 3,515+/- square foot log home with rock accents sits elegantly above the Lake Fork of the Gunnison, providing stunning 360-degree views. Enjoy Colorado sunsets on the covered and open decks and landscaped grounds with a fenced front yard and wood and gravel steps from the front to the back of the home. The main level living has massive windows to take in the incredible rock cliffs and mountain views. Oak hardwood floors, vaulted tongue and groove ceilings, wood stove, and a guest half bath. Flowing from the living area is a large dining area that opens to the kitchen with granite countertops, maple cabinets, and breakfast bar, and a laundry room sits right off the kitchen with views of the river. The large master suite is located on the main level with access to the outside deck boasting its own incredible views, a walk-in closet outfitted with a California Closet system, and a master bath with a jetted soaking tub. Sitting above the living area is a loft office or den with outstanding views, 2 guest bedrooms, and 1 bath. Downstairs is a family media room, 1 guest bedroom, 1 bath, access to a 1 car garage, and a private patio with a spectacular fire pit area. There is plenty of room for toys in the custom 1,768+/- square foot engineered bi-level 4-car garage. Sitting next to the house and constructed of log & stone, the garage matches the main home and is heated by double upper and lower soapstone wood stoves. Above the top garage is space to add an apartment. Offering miles of river to fish, and a lifetime of outdoor adventure, this is truly a place where family legacies are built. Show up, open the door, fish, hunt, OHV, climb the five 14,000-foot peaks, Lake City Ice Wall, snowmobile, jeep the endless off-road access, or even "just" relax at a cool 70 degrees all summer. The Rocking R Ranch truly has 'everything'.
$2,600,000  •  206 acres
Bull Basin Ranch sits in the world-renowned recreational hub of Mesa County Colorado. This land for sale is home to almost every western recreational opportunity the mountains and deserts of America have to offer. From your backyard, you have the Grand Mesa paradise with both winter and summer recreation hosting hundreds of alpine lakes, miles of trails, and excellent big game hunting. The Bull Basin Ranch encompasses 206+/- acres with varying terrain. this incredible land for sale in Mesa, CO offers timbered ridges, oak brush flats, three lakes, 8.39 cfs of water rights, 23.2-acre-feet of storage rights, and an off-grid cabin make Bull Basin Ranch the perfect end of the road mountain retreat property. The cabin is 2,310+/- square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. It can accommodate up to 14 comfortably. The Bull Basin cabin is on propane with a generator, although electricity can be brought to the property. The lower level of the cabin has a nice living area with a wood stove, kitchen, den, bedroom, bathroom, laundry, and has access to a covered wrap-around porch and upper deck stairs. The upper level has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a living area with a wood stove, and access to a large deck. The Bull Basin property also has a 3-car garage to hold all your mountain toys and is set up for horses with a corral. A well-placed fire pit area with seating is placed in front of the cabin to enjoy the gorgeous views and starry skies. Bull Basin Ranch is located in Big Game Unit 421, which is comprised of 317,125+/- acres, and the ranch is backed into USFS public lands in the Grand Mesa National Forest totaling 247,124+/- acres. Bull Basin Ranch is located approximately an hour from Grand Junction and 30 minutes from Powderhorn Ski Resort. Shop the incredible land for sale Mesa, Colorado, today with the Bull Basin Ranch.
$2,475,000  •  44.36 acres
Mountain River Retreat is a very rare find in the alpine west, comprised of 44.36+/- acres located near Lake City, Colorado in Hinsdale County, said to be "the most remote county in the lower 48 states." The front door is a short jump to Lake San Cristobal, the state's second largest natural lake. This Lake City, CO real estate and land for sale has year-round access off what is said to be the west's "most scenic byway", The Alpine Loop. Nestled in the Lake Fork River Valley with direct access to three renowned 4wd mountain passes; Cinnamon, Engineer, and Stoney Pass, as well as the historic ghost towns of Sherman, Animas Forks, and Carson townsites. The virtually unlimited trails in the immediate area provide direct access to the mountain west's spectacular assets. Fronted by 34,000+/- acres of the wilderness study area and backed by over 2,000,000 acres of public lands, the lifetime of adventure is literally out the front and back door. This Lake City, CO real estate and land for sale backs up to public land which includes a gorgeous section of the Lake Fork River and a crystal-clear fishing pond. The home is nestled in the trees with plenty of deck space and inspiring, awesome views. The front deck over the entryway is partially covered with views of the sprawling wooded areas. The back deck overlooks a magnificent valley and pond. The 2,338+/- square foot Swedish Log Cope Cabin is in the perfect location, from the extreme privacy overlooking 14,000-foot peaks to the Lake Fork River running through. The home offers 4 bedrooms and 4 baths, which includes 2 owner suites. The large logs give the cabin the presence of a grand mountain retreat. The living and kitchen are open to each other with both offering large windows to bring the forest up close giving you a true mountain experience. The property offers a private trout lake and is accented with aspens, pines, cottonwoods. The mountain meadow off the front deck is continuously home to Shiras Moose, Rocky Mountain Elk and Mule Deer, Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep, Beavers, Bears, and Mountain Lions. The best terms that describe this mountain paradise are privacy, views, live water, and wildlife.
$4,999,000  •  680 acres
Courthouse Peak Ranch is a stunning off-grid hunting property. The ranch consists of 680+/- acres and spans 1.7 miles long and 1 mile wide on the west end. The views off the cabin porch are second to none, with the San Juan Mountains in your face with 10- 13 thousand-foot peaks and Sneffels standing at over 14,000 feet. This ranch has been in the family since it was initially homesteaded back in 1888 and preserved through conservation for future generations. The two-bedroom log cabin with loft can sleep up to 20 people and is at the end of the road where no one else can have access and located within two air miles of Cimarron Mountain Club. As you make your way through the ranch, you'll go from the thick oaks that offer tons of feed for the elk, Mule deer, and bears, up to the staggering aspen groves, several creeks, and ponds flowing throughout the property, offering some of the best habitats in the West. Located in Unit 65, this property qualifies for landowner tags annually with two applications in which you could draw several Mule deer tags. Elk is "Over the Counter" for archery second and third seasons. As the season progresses, you'll see several herds throughout the ranch, a main migration of the Cimarron Mountains. Elk hunting on the ranch is nothing short of phenomenal; big bulls up to 350 class have been taken off the ranch. This property is a wildlife sanctuary. Don't discount the bear hunting; several world-class black bears find their way through, with some tipping the scale at over 500 pounds. Courthouse Peak Ranch is located between Montrose and Ridgway, Colorado, which offers excellent amenities from the regional airport with flights to Denver, Dallas, and Houston daily, hospital, and all the shopping you could desire. Call us today for a tour of this fantastic property.
$8,500,000  •  6,760 acres
The Suckla Ranch is a true cowboy cattle operation ranch. Located in Disappointment Valley in Southwest Colorado, about 65 miles from Telluride, Colorado. The ranch is strategically placed throughout its 6,760AA± deeded acres and its 81,133AA± leased acres of forest service and BLM land, making for a highly successful operation. The Southwest, Colorado ranch for sale holds the sole permits on the forest service and BLM acreage, which is a rarity and asset to the ranch operations. The ranch's vast acreage is made up of various topographies giving way to good winter and summer operating climates. It is approximately 15 miles from the winter camp in Disappointment Valley to the summer camp on the Glades, San Juan National Forest. The cattle are trailed to summer and winter range but never leave the ranch property, so no trucking is ever needed. The operations of the Suckla Ranch have been skillfully thought out, leading to 60 years of good ranching. The calves are processed on the winter range when they come off the summer permit then weighed on the ranch scales and shipped out or weaned. If you choose to wean the calves there is a weaning fence between the fields, creating less stress on the calves. The ranch can be run by two good hands and occasional day help, making the cost per head much lower than most ranching operations. The corral work is done at a central location from branding in the spring to weighing and shipping calves in the fall. The acreage includes some irrigated land. The irrigated land surrounding the corrals is critical in this operation. The water comes from Disappointment Creek and is good until early July, giving the ranch one cutting of hay, approximately 300 round bales, and good pasture for the fall. This Southwest, Colorado ranch is comprised of enough acreage that you never have to feed cows as there is enough pasture to graze. Improvements are spread throughout the ranch and leased acreage. The headquarters is in the valley, consisting of a 2,808+/- square foot ranch house, full RV hookup, 30 x 40 Quonset Shop, 40 x 50 workshop, 84 x 90 combination hay shed - equipment shed - calving stall - tack room, a full set of working corrals, and a pond filled with a good working well. At the working facilities for cattle and the hay fields, improvements in place are a 12 x 20 workers cabin/cook shack, certified set of scales, hydraulic chute, and calf table. In the mountain section of the ranch is a line camp with a 12 x 20 cabin. On the forest permit section of the ranch, where summer operations take place is a 1,326+/- square foot cabin, and the cabin is privately owned. Additionally, there is a bunkhouse, tack shed, and corrals. Other than the incredible cattle operation of the ranch that is already in place, Suckla Ranch offers other opportunities for growth and development. Located in Game Management Units 70 & 711, the ranch has a multitude of wildlife including mule deer, elk, bears, mountain lions, antelope, mountain sheep, and turkey. It also has bald eagles and wild horses for great viewing experiences. Giving way to other income operations such as hunting and recreational ventures. Recreational opportunities around the ranch are plentiful. The Dolores River is nearby, Telluride is 65 miles away with festivals in the summer and world-class skiing in the winter, Canyonlands National Park is not far for hours of hiking and ATVing. The sweet spot of the ranch is the very private setting, a cowboy way of life. Call M4 Ranch Group today to schedule your private showing of our Southwest, Colorado ranches for sale!
$11,970,000  •  1,582.98 acres
The mighty Rio Grande River is the heart and soul of the Flying W Ranch. This ranch land for sale in Del Norte, Colorado is an exclusive one-of-a-kind property located in Rio Grande County, Colorado, near South Fork. The ranch sits on the western edge of the San Luis Valley, the largest alpine valley in the world. A rarity for river ranches, this ranch includes acreage along both sides of the Rio Grande River. Internal access to both the north and south banks of the river is achieved by way of a unique single-lane steel truss bridge that was formerly a Rio Grande County bridge. Including more than two and one-half (2.5) river miles of the Rio Grande River and more than one and one-half (1.5) creek miles of Pinos Creek, this ranch land for sale in Del Norte, Colorado is a recreational water paradise. The entire 2.5 miles of the Rio Grande River are classified as Colorado Gold Medal Waters by the Colorado Division of Wildlife, a designation for trophy trout waters. Less than 4% of all rivers and streams in Colorado have achieved this lofty Gold Medal status. One of the most unique attributes of the river throughout the ranch is the lake effect section, consisting of over one-half (1/2) mile of the river located along the lower section of the river corridor. This lake effect on the flowing Rio Grande River is caused by the Rio Grande Canal dam/diversion, located just below the lower river corridor property boundary, which holds back the entire width of the river. This provides the opportunity to paddle and row both upstream and downstream due to the slower moving water. Big water! The mighty Rio Grande River flowing through the Flying W Ranch contains the highest river flows of any section of the Rio Grande River in Colorado. The Rio Grande River is the 3rd longest river with headwaters in the United States and is the 20th longest river in the world. This "Grande River" has its headwaters above the Flying W Ranch along the continental divide and flows all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. The extensive riparian ecosystem along the river corridor provides the abundant habitat biodiversity needed for aquatic, wildlife, fish, and woodland habitats. This ranch land for sale in Del Norte, Colorado has an abundance of trophy trout along with a multitude of wildlife species are found throughout the ranch. Mule deer and pronghorn antelope can often be found grazing or bedded on the ranch. Both bald eagles and golden eagles soar year-round on the ranch along with red-tailed hawks. Other raptors can be viewed seasonally. In the spring, after the snow and ice melt, waterfowl return to the nest and hatch their young along the river, creek, slough, and pond waterways. This ranch for sale in Del Norte, Colorado experiences an annual return of the great blue heron to its rookery located on the lower ranch with over 50 returning blue herons nesting in the cottonwoods along the river. Ducks and geese return to the ranch in significant numbers along with a myriad of small bird species. Spring and fall migrations also provide for the occasional glimpse of both sandhill cranes and great white pelicans. Occasional moose, elk, mountain lion, bobcat, lynx, and other species of both big and small game pass through the ranch as well. Abundant surface water rights provide for irrigation of more than 600+/- acres and provide more than 500+/- acre-feet of consumptive use water rights. The ranch has more than 15 CFS of surface water rights, of which more than 6 CFS are senior water rights. These priority water rights assure that irrigation water will be available during the entire growing season. Consisting of more than 1,580 acres, the Flying W Ranch is a hidden gem with a private and secluded atmosphere to escape into while being located adjacent to the Town of Del Norte and the amenities of town life. A new U.S. Hwy 160 access and entry road provides access into the ranch from the south and access into the ranch from the north along paved County Road 15. Enjoy postcard views throughout the ranch. With over 600 acres of riparian habitat along the river and nearly 1,000 acres of elevated dryland habitat, views of the San Juan, La Garita, and Sangre de Cristo mountain ranges provide 360-degree views. Multiple 13,000' and 14,000' foot peaks can be viewed from locations on the ranch. Overlook more than 50 miles of the Rio Grande River corridor from select elevated ranch lookouts. Experience Colorado's four-season splendors. The lush green vegetation and running waters of spring, summer, and early fall give way to breathtaking fall colors, sights, and sounds. Winter arrives when the silently majestic pure white snow blankets the region, changing the landscape into a winter wonderland. Golf at the highly-rated Rio Grande Club in South Fork, Colorado, located only 17 miles from the ranch. Ski and board at Wolf Creek Ski Area, "The Most Snow In Colorado", only 35 miles from the ranch. Visit the Great Sand Dunes National Park, a short 50-mile excursion to experience the tallest dunes in North America. Ride the historic Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Steam Railroad, only 60 miles from the ranch. Take in a show at the Creede Repertory Theatre, only 40 miles up the road in the historic mining community of Creede. Soak in the natural hot springs at Pagosa Springs, a 60-mile road trip. Contact M4 Ranch Group to learn more about this piece of Del Norte, Colorado land for sale.
$12,495,000  •  35 acres
The Red Bridge Ranch Estate is an outstanding 35+/- acre luxury estate nestled in the Animas Valley near the quintessential mountain town of Durango, Colorado. The area is steeped in history from ancestors of the Ancestral Puebloans, the Utes, and the Spanish conquistadors. The 19th century brought ranching and agriculture back along with modern movie making such as the 1969 western classic "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid". The owners paid tribute to the history of the valley in planning and building the Red Bridge Ranch Estate. No expense was spared in the design of the estate and its grounds. A powerful team of designers took their individual specialties to the limit. The home has been featured in Luxe Interior Design, praising its ability to merge outdoor and indoor living, quoting, "Colorado home puts a vivid spin on Western Style". Architect Adam Garner described the home this way: "A 40-acre family compound in the Animas River Valley, this sprawling mountain modern lodge is located along the edge of a Creek. Designed for indoor-outdoor living the home has grand entertaining spaces, multiple access points to the many covered porches and terraces. The central great room has high vaulted ceilings with tall windows and a locally sourced stone fireplace. A loft overlooks this space and serves as the entrance to three upper floor en-suite bedrooms with elevator access. Although grand in scale, there are also many smaller, intimate spaces to feel at home, a cozy den and lounge area, and an informal breakfast nook adjacent to the kitchen. The master suite is a secluded retreat on the main floor with its own covered porch and lavish master spa with views of the mountains beyond. The Saloon has a vaulted ceiling, a river rock fireplace, and an old west-style bar. A self-contained caretaker's cottage is located over the four-car garage and has convenient, secure access to the main house through the service wing. The homes take advantage of the views, setting, and proximity to the canal...a true retreat. The outdoors also played a strong role in the design-it's ever-present through 16 sets of glass doors and folding walls that open to porches, patios, balconies and covered living areas. "There are a lot of ways to get outside. This house really lends itself to an open flow," Gardner says, adding that the dwelling's outstretched wings establish a dialogue between indoor and outdoor space. "The wings pull you in and draw you out," he explains". Landscape designer Lorain McGlothlin, in turn, built walkways that encircle the house through stacked-stone beds planted with deer and elk resistant perennials such as lavender and coneflower, mixed with shrubs and aspen trees. Interior designer Julie Massucco Kliener took her designs from the incredible sunrises and sunsets and the owners' love for colors along with incorporating the region's wild west mindset and Native American spirit. The exterior attributes of the estate are just as stunning as the home. You enter the ranch over a red bridge, thus the name, and go down a tree-lined drive opening to a beautiful estate. Giant cottonwoods, running water, numerous ponds, fencing, impressive horse barn with indoor stalls, living quarters above, and exercise area with stunning views of the estate. There are numerous outdoor living areas to enjoy, a firepit, and a tennis court with a viewing deck. The land is filled with the sounds of nature. You may hear a bugling bull elk from the significant elk herd that calls the ranch home, with knee-deep grasses, protected benches, and running springs, it is easy to understand why. The ranch has .25cfs of water rights out of the Ambold Ditch No. 2 for irrigation, recreation, piscatorial, and filling of ponds. Red Bridge Ranch Estate pays respect to its old west roots and comfortably lays in a modern contemporary ranch house blended with landscapes of ranch life and modern amenities, giving a perfect tranquil lifestyle.
M4 Ranch Group

Dan Murphy
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Lake City, CO 81235

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