$1,650,000 • 35 acres
The Lodge at Diamond View boasts 35+/- deeded acres of timbered mountain land with an impressive 7,384+/- SF log home within the 4,242+/- Acre Fish Creek Ranch Preserve just north of the Wyoming border halfway between Laramie, Wyoming and Fort Collins, Colorado; both being under an hour drive away. With exceptional recreational characteristics and improvements this property is ready to go for the avid outdoorsman and is centrally located as a world-class sporting destination with commercial air service just a short drive away out of Denver and Laramie. The property sits approximately 7 miles west of US Hwy 287 just north of the Colorado/ Wyoming Border with year-round access on well-maintained roads.Fish Creek Ranch PreserveThe 4,242+/- Acre Fish Creek Ranch Preserve was developed as a luxurious shared amenity ranch with fourteen 35+/- Acre Homesteads leaving the remaining 3,752+/- Acres as a game preserve and recreational playground for homestead owners. With the purchase of a property within the Fish Creek Preserve an owner would receive a 1/14th divided interest in the community portions of the ranch including a variety of heavy equipment as well as the ranch manager's home, equipment barn, horse stables, and the land itself. With a full-time ranch manager who handles duties such as road maintenance, property maintenance, caring for horses, and watching over everything year-round, homeowners can feel at ease while away. The ranch is frequented with wildlife species such as Elk, Moose, Mule Deer, Eagles and a multitude of other wildlife species with the occasional Black Bear or Mountain Lion. The Fish Creek Ranch Preserve is one of the finest shared amenity ranches in the United States west and one quick drive around the wildlife-rich property would show why.ImprovementsPerhaps the greatest asset of the property is the tremendous custom-built log home boasting 7,384+/- SF of finished living space sitting on a tall timbered ridgeline with sprawling views of a large creek drainage, Diamond Peak and Roosevelt National Forest to the south. The quality, design and functionality is apparent in the lodge featuring 5 bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms with three levels of living space including a large great room, three car garage, large walkout basement with a media room and surround sound for entertainment, and guest quarters apartment above the garage. The lodge also boasts a tremendous deck and hot tub where one can walk out and capture the stunning views of the mountains and the wildlife rich area. The design and construction of the lodge is exceptional from the location to the layout to the well-built log construction it is hard to find a better layout for a luxury mountain home. The Lodge at Diamond View has everything one could want in a Rocky Mountain retreat. The property is being sold fully furnished making it ready to go for a future owner to step in and enjoy. Land and Recreational ResourcesThe entirety of the Fish Creek Preserve sits in a topographically diverse area of Southeast Wyoming with alpine valley prairie land rising gradually into mountainous ridgelines and ravines covered in Ponderosa and Lodgepole pine, along with Aspens and Willows in the spring-fed drainages. With the remaining 3,752+/- acres used as common grounds for the property owners, the recreational capabilities are endless with miles of hiking, snow shoeing, horseback riding and a thorough network of ATV and snowmobile trails. Along Fish Creek the main live-water drainage that winds its way through the property, seven ponds were strategically constructed for fishing. Fish Creek boasts a wild population of brook trout and some of the larger impoundments have regularly been stocked with healthy rainbow and brown trout. Intensive management of the fisheries coupled with the ideal elevation and steady hatches of bugs throughout the summer truly makes a world-class setting concerning stillwater fisheries with 20+ inch trout common. One would be hard pressed to find a better setting for the avid trout angler. With a private gate to access Colorado's Roosevelt National Forest just a short four-wheeler drive away, the recreational potential is endless with hundreds of thousands of acres of prime hunting and fishing habitat in the national forest. This part of the national forest sits in Colorado Game & Fish departments' game management unit 8 and offers up tags for Elk, Deer, and Bear with plenty of prime habitat to hunt and explore. Although limited there are nearby public lands in Wyoming with opportunities for Elk, Deer, and Pronghorn. The Lodge at Diamond View has every component that one could want in a luxurious mountain retreat with top-end improvements, a great location, and endless possibilities for recreation. Call for more information and to schedule a private showing today.