Gene Cruikshank


Gene Cruikshank graduated from Colorado State University with a B.S. degree in Agriculture. He also has a year of post graduate work with a long list of agriculture and marketing courses. He is a past Colorado president and current member of Realtors Land Institute and a licensed real estate broker in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. Gene is a past professional appraiser in land, minerals and water and is a Governor Appointed member of the Arkansas River Coordination Committee. Gene Cruikshank is an Accredited Land Consultant. Besides college, Gene spent three and a half years in the U.S. Army as an Officer with a tour in Viet Nam.
$775,000  •  1,550 acres
CRP Land Located South of Lamar, Colorado in Bent County. Contract Expires in 2030 The property is a mix of CRP, with undulating topography, arroyos, and habitat for mule deer and antelope. Property has great county road access and access to potential electricity with power lines running through the middle of the property. Acres: 1,550 +/- New CRP Contract from 2021 through 9/30/2030 for 1439.9 acres with an annual payment of $30,742. LEGAL: Township 26 South, Range 48 West of the Sixth Principal Meridian Section 13: All, Section 14: All, Section 25: N½, Except a track of land in the NE¼ of Section 25, commencing at the SE corner of the NE¼ of Section 25; thence in a westerly direction with and along the South property line of said NE¼; 57.1 feet to the point of beginning on the south property line; thence North 87°32’ West 1,750 feet to a point; thence North 36°29’ East 3,014.5 feet to a point; thence South 1°00’ West 2,500 feet to the point of beginning, County of Bent, State of Colorado Taxes: $2,033.20 Price: $775,000.00 • $500.00 per acre
$144,000  •  320 acres
320 Acre dryland farm near Eads, CO in Kiowa County
$520,000  •  90 acres
Moderate size irrigated property with remodeled home, large metal pavilion, and storage along with greenhouse potential. Location: The home and improvements are located just 2.25 miles from Manzanola, CO. Other close towns are Fowler - 7.1 miles, Rock Ford, CO 12 miles, La Junta, CO 23 miles. Pueblo, CO and I-25 are just 45 miles west via US Highway 50. Size:  There are 90 deeded acres accessed via County Roads JJ.5, 9.25, and KK. Irrigated Acres 61.4 Grassland Acres 21.5 Improvement Site 3.2 Roads & Other 3.9 Farm & Water This 61.4-acre irrigated farm is watered with 6 shares of Rocky Ford Highline Canal water. Under RFHC 1 share per 10 acres is considered a full right. From the farm diversion box, the water is delivered throughout the farm via an 8 inch underground pipeline. There are 5 Alfalfa Values associated with the pipeline, one to each field. Three of the fields have been machine leveled. Soils: The irrigated soils are as follows. Kornman and Neesopah loam 1-3% slope 85.6%, Kornman and Neesopah 3-5% slope 12.1%, Oterodry Sandy Loam 1-4% slope 1.4%, and Rocky Ford Silty Clay Loam 0-1% slope, 1% Improvements: House: 1836 sq ft remodeled, 3 bed, 2 bath Utilities: Natural gas and 440 amp electrical service. Both serviced by Black Hills. • House has 200-amp service • Pavilion Two - 200-amp services • Outbuildings (storage) 100-amp • East side of improvement site - 100-amp Buildings: Pavilion - a metal frame and roof 60' x 120', 7200 sq ft building with a 6-inch concrete floor. The entire length of the ceiling is strung with lights. Block wood frame building - this 1,350 sq ft building is set up to function as a greenhouse or can be converted to a storage shed. It has a water hydrant and receives its electricity from the pavilion. Block frame storage building - 400 sq ft with electricity and gravel floor. Attached is a 16x10 storage building.
$120,000  •  80 acres
Legal Description: Township 29 South, Range 66 West of the 6th PM Section 29: S1/2NW1/4 Huerfano County, Colorado Location: 10 miles southwest of Walsenburg, Colorado on Ideal Road, which is also known as County Road 330. Access: County Road 330 runs through the property from Northeast to Southwest. Approximately 40% of the land lies south of the road and 60% north of the road. Utilities: Telephone land line is in the road right of way with a pedestal on the property. Electricity is near the west fence line and is less than ½ mile from the north fence Line. Topography: The property is in the foothills along Walsen Arroyo leading up to the East Spanish Peak. The lowest point on the property is at 6900 feet above sea level and the highest point is at 7200 feet above sea level. The low point is in the Meadow bottom on the east end and the high point is on top of the ridge on the West end. Vegetation: The portion of the property south of the County road is mostly open mountain Meadow with scattered ponderosa pine and a few cedar and pinion trees. The North side is steeper slope, more rock outcropping and is heavily timbered with a variety of Engleman Spruce, ponderosa pine and pinion and cedar trees. The Grasses are mountain mahogany, sideoats gramma and native wheat grass. Water: In the meadow area near the central drainage a water well should be possible. The remnants of an old wind mill installation is located there. There are other wells in the area. Wildlife: Mule Deer, Elk, Mountain Lion, Bear, Bobcat and Coyotes are common in the area. Both Deer and Elk are often seen in the meadow area, which is excellent attractive habitat. Taxes: $508.18 (2018) Comments: This property has been in the selling family ownership for over a half a century. It is utilized for grazing by a neighboring ranch and is not fenced on the south and east and only partially fenced on the north. It is surrounded by agricultural properties. Directions: Approximately 10 miles south of Walsenburg, CO on Road 330 or Approximately 9 Miles West of Exit 42 on I-25 via roads 310 and 330
Cruikshank Realty

Gene Cruikshank
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Lamar, CO 81052

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