$2,048,000 • 1,280 acres
General Description: 1280+/- Acres of exceptional agricultural and recreational ground in Baca County approximately 13+/- miles Northeast of Springfield, Colorado with good access via maintained county roads. Turks Pond Farm & Hunt is a superior example of a property with exceptional water, abundant wildlife habitat, and a proven agricultural operation. A diverse combination ranch in a unique location teeming with wildlife, hunting and fishing opportunities all combined with plenty of potential for an income stream from farming, CRP and hunting/fishing. Terrain & Water Resources: Turks Pond Farm & Hunt sits on the plains of southeast Colorado in an area known for its preeminent grassland and farmland. This property is highlighted by its exceptional stands of native grasses and farmland coupled with ravines draining the northern end of the property and bordering the 55+/- Acre Turk's pond reservoir. The soils on the property are great with large-scale agricultural operations being common in the area growing corn, milo, and a variety of small grains. The property has an abundance of ground water resources with 6 commingled irrigation wells. There is an impressive total 3087.5 acre-feet of commingled annual appropriated water. There are two pivot points in the 371+/- Acres of farmland which could easily be placed into operational use with new sprinklers. The property also has 620+/- acres of ground that is enrolled in CRP (data regarding CRP income can be provided upon request). Overall, Turks Pond Farm & Hunt has a plethora of water resources and income potential making it an attractive multifaceted investment property. Wildlife & Sporting Opportunities: With frontage on a 55+/- Acre reservoir Turk's Pond Farm & Hunt is the perfect combination property for all types of game animals and sport fish. The property is located in Colorado game management unit 139 with landowner tags available for deer and turkey with both species frequenting its grounds regularly. The quality of deer in this area is superb with large whitetail and mule deer bucks feeding on agricultural fields and retreating to bedding cover. With the right blend of nesting, brooding, and escape cover the upland birds flourish on this piece of ground with strong populations of both pheasants and quail on years with ample moisture. The potential for upland game bird hunting on this property is endless with an existing strong population of wild birds and plenty of opportunity to enhance the habitat in place with the strong supply of ground water. Waterfowl hunting on the property is world-class with tens of thousands of migrating ducks & geese using Turks Pond as a wintering spot, feeding on the numerous grain fields in the area. Turks pond has been well-known as a major refuge for waterfowl and was turned into a state wildlife area and waterfowl refuge. The fact that this property borders the refuge makes the idea of a waterfowl club or a valuable lease very viable. The reservoir is also well known for its numerous fishing opportunities with bass, wiper, catfish, saugeye, bluegill, and seasonal trout fishing. The hunting and fishing resources on this property are endless with sporting opportunities year-round. With a well-rounded management approach and a strategic plan, the potential to improve the property is endless. There aren't many properties available today that can boast the agricultural and recreational potential such as this one. The opportunities to create a profitable multiproductive property here are second to none. Contact Hayden Outdoors to schedule a private showing.