Jim Digby

Jim Digby is an associate broker, licensed in Colorado and Wyoming, with Hayden Outdoors specializing in farm, ranch and recreational properties. Jim is a graduate of Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business. With over 19 years in the Real Estate industry, including 10 years as an Employing Broker and Owner, Jim has excellent knowledge of the real estate market. As a rancher, Jim can help you find farm or ranch properties that offer good returns on your investment. With farming and ranching contacts all over Colorado, Jim can assist with farming, ranching operations, conservation easements, 1031 exchanges and government programs. A native of Colorado, Jim has an agricultural and business background. Having spent 7 years in the feedlot business and many years involved in the family owned trucking business, Jim has the business knowledge and understanding of agricultural properties to make your transaction a success. Jim and his wife, Jeri, raised their three daughters on their ranch outside of Simla, Colorado. Jim has served on the local school board, and serves as an Elder in his church in Ramah, Colorado.
$300,000  •  240 acres
Presenting Agate 240, which is 240 acres of native grass and dryland grass hay ground. This parcel is gorgeous and secluded. The property has a private gravel pit. Electric service is along County Road 166. The property features numerous building sites and has Determined water rights. It's fenced and accessed off a county maintained road. The property is home to Antelope, Mule Deer, Coyotes and varmints. The property is located minutes from Deer Trail, Agate and Byers Colorado. Call to schedule your private tour!
$1,650,000  •  285 acres
INTRODUCTIONIntroducing Pleasant Valley Irrigated Farm. This 285 acre farm with 250 acres irrigated, has some of the best and most reliable irrigation water in the area and top notch modern irrigation equipment. Included is a beautifully appointed 5 bedroom/2 bathroom home on a full walkout basement and a set of good working corrals and pens. WATER5 commingled alluvial irrigation wells producing 1,200 gallons per minute. Kiowa-Bijou Designated Groundwater Basin, which is a closed basin. The wells are not required to be metered. Provides water for the full growing season with no draw down. CROP34 level acres of new crop Triticale with drip irrigation; 20 level acres of new crop Triticale with drip irrigation; 32 acres of level established orchard grass with drip irrigation; 155 acres under pivot of Teff grass stubble to be replanted late May. 9 acres level fallow land with drip irrigation. LAND The farm is 285 acres in total with 250 acres of level irrigated acres and 30 acres of dryland crop land. IRRIGATION EQUIPMENT/IMPROVEMENTS -2010 Valley 9 tower pivot sprinkler with drops irrigates 155 acres. -2013 Toro drip system with a water treatment unit. Irrigates 95 acres -a great usable set of corrals and cattle working pens built with continuous fencing panels. HOMEBoasting a spacious 2013 modular with 2,100 square feet above grade with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms and a 2,100 square foot partially finished walkout basement with 2 bedrooms, craft area and roughed in bathroom. This home is a very well built modern home with an open concept floor plan, highlighted by the large master bedroom and spacious 5 piece master bath. The home and corrals are serviced by a good domestic well. HUNTING This area in Colorado GMU 99 is known for its trophy Mule Deer hunting. Located near the cover of the Bijou Creek, Muley's travel to feed to and from the Bijou through this farm and area farms. There are Pronghorn Antelope, coyotes, and some upland game birds. Call to schedule your private your!
$1,320,000  •  480 acres
Double Tree North 480 is a beautiful cattle and hunting ranch east of Elbert, Colorado. The ranch is a great mix of Ponderosa Pine, Cedar and Oak Brush cover and open grasslands. Located in Colorado game management unit 105, the property is loaded with trophy class Mule Deer, Pronghorn Antelope, Turkey and Elk. Area 105 is an "over the counter" plains Elk unit. The ranch is perfectly set up for cattle with several stock dams, and a newer solar well that is piped to two tanks. The trees provide excellent winter cover and with the abundant water resources makes a good year around ranch. The fences are in perfect shape and the land has been meticulously cared for. The native grasses are packed with protein and cattle gains unbeatable. Located in desirable Elbert County, the ranch is 45 minutes to Colorado Springs and Castle Rock, and one hour to Denver. For the front range professional, this is the hunting/cattle ranch you are looking for with unlimited perfect building sites. Call Jim Digby to schedule your private tour.
$699,000  •  480 acres
Corona Road CRP and grass is 480 acres mostly level CRP and improved grass rangeland. minutes from Calhan Colorado. This property is 181 acres of CRP, expiring October 2020, with the balance being grass land. The offering includes the owners share of mineral rights and the following decreed water rights. 93 acre feet per year in the Arapahoe Aquifer and 159 acre feet per year in the Laramie Fox Hills Aquifer. The property lays level and would be ideal to break back out and farm or to graze depending on the purchasers needs. There are several excellent building sites, including an old homestead site with a few cottonwood trees. There is electrical service along both bordering county roads. There are towering views of Pikes Peak to the west and a great view of the surrounding grasslands. The property holds Pronghorn Antelope and migrating Mule Deer. This ranch is ideally located with 25 minutes from the Colorado Springs metro area and shopping at Falcon, Colorado. Call Jim Digby to schedule your private showing.
$121,875  •  97.4 acres
Middle Rush Creek Farm is 97+ acres of level dry land farm ground located south of Matheson, Colorado. The property is located along County Road 153 and has electrical service along the road. It's very private, located in a dead end road. There are several excellent building sites overlooking Middle Rush Creek. The area is rural and farm and ranch country. Located in GMU 111, the property holds Pronghorn Antelope and Mule Deer. This property would make an excellent homestead building site or small farm. Call Jim Digby to schedule a private tour.
$2,500,000  •  80 acres
The historic Mule Creek Outfitters Guest Ranch is located one-hour west of Colorado Springs with direct, year-round access off-of US Highway 24 just outside of Lake George. The 80-acre property is adjoined on three sides by the 1.1 million-acre Pike National Forest and convey with special use Forest Service and Colorado State lease land permits in extending guest activities well beyond the ranch boundaries. The permits are only transferable with Federal and State approval (seller willing to assist in transfer process if desired). The Forest Service permit specifically provides service days in the Lost Creek Wilderness, The Crags, Ute Trail, East Lost Park, Hankins Pass, Round Mountain, Elevenmile Canyon, The South Platte and Tarryall Rivers, Four gates provide direct access from the ranch to horse and hiking trails that extend for miles. The property is perimeter and cross fenced in allowing the easy rotation of livestock and water has been extended throughout. The proven, picturesque beauty of this "Truly Colorado"Property has been filmed and enjoyed by: The US Military, IBM, BBC, Best Buy, Budweiser, The History Channel, CMT Channels - Cowboy U Colorado, Extreme Makeover Home Edition, Jack Daniels, Outdoor Life Magazine and many others. The ranch is a step back in time with all modern conveniences, offering lodging ranging from the original historic homestead residence (built 1906), (10) fully appointed and meticulously maintained cabins and bunkhouses, (21) easy to maneuver RV sites with full and partial hookups (showers and bathrooms available) and primitive campsites to be enjoyed by all. The ranch is also appointed with a 2,400 square foot event/dining hall complete with a full-service commercial kitchen for larger gatherings, numerous pens and stalls for livestock, hay and tack storage facilities, owner and employee housing. The well-designed rodeo/equestrian arena (approx. 150' x 250') includes Preifert bucking chutes, roping chute and boxes, spectator seating and an announcer's crow's nest. Additional amenities include: a general store/registration office providing basic food provisions and ranch branded merchandise, Cowboy U TV production set (still on premises), free WI-FI access, shooting range, fire pits, picnic pavilions and laundry facilities. A multitude of possibilities exist with Mule Creek (gentleman's cattle & horse ranch, horse hotel, corporate recreational retreat, church camp, family reunion and wedding venue, etc.). The property is priced on a turnkey basis, including guide/outfitting licenses, furniture, equipment, inventory, assets, goodwill and trademarks. Historic financial documentation is available upon request. Call Jim Digby or Brent Hedrick for a private showing.
$7,200,000  •  5,544 acres
Steels Fork Ranch is a rare income producing contiguous all deeded grass ranch on the high rolling plains of Colorado. The ranch is 5,544 deeded acres, all in one block. It's been in the same family since 1940. The pride of ownership shows in the condition of the improvements, native grass and improved grass rangeland. The ranch is comprised of 3,929 acres of grassland, 160 acres dry land hay and 1,455 acres of CRP. There are 2 CRP contracts expiring in 2020 and 2022. ProductionThe owner rates the carrying capacity at approximately 12-14 acres per cow/calf pair for the growing season. With 240 ton of hay production, and the purchase of some hay, the owner estimates that the ranch should run 300 pairs. ImprovementsThe ranch has two comfortable homes. A 1967 remodeled ranch style home with 2,274 finished square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and a full basement and an efficient new 2019 home with 1520 square feet up and a full basement ready to finish with 10 ft ceilings, and 2 beds, 2 baths. Supporting ranch structures include an historic 1909 60x40 barn with a hayloft, 2 car garage, 4 grain bins (7600 bushel storage), 42x96 equipment shed,72x30 gain storage or equipment building, 96x30 grain storage or equipment shed, a 45x60 barn, corrals, windbreaks, and a 40x100 Quonset. All buildings and improvements have been meticulously maintained. There are two wells and an extensive pipeline system and stock tanks that service the ranch. IncomePassive Income produced from 36 wind turbines, CRP contracts, and grazing leases. Mineral RightsThe ranch uniquely has nearly 100% of the mineral rights. There are 5,389 net mineral acres that transfer with the ranch. Water RightsThe included water rights were decreed in District Court Water Division 2 case #2007CW6. Annual appropriations are: 529.5 ac ft/yr in the Denver Aquifer plus 64 acre ft per year reserved outside of the decree. 1340 ac/ft/yr in the Arapahoe Aquifer and 1444 ac/ft/yr in the Laramie Fox Hills Aquifer.Hunting/recreationMule Deer pronghorn antelope coyote fox, other varmints. Area/LocationThe ranch, located 10 miles south of Calhan, Colorado is within 20 minutes of the metro Colorado Springs area and one hour to Castle Rock, Colorado. This High Plains area, 20 miles east of Colorado Springs is in the path of growth. The area is rural with a mix of ranches, farms and rural residential. The area is well known for its short grass prairie and cattle gains. Merely minutes from Colorado Springs, a growing metropolitan area with a strong military base presence and popular tourist destination, this area affords all the conveniences of the city with the peace and quiet of the rural ranch lifestyle. Colorado Springs is close to Colorado renowned Ski Areas Cripple Creek and America's Mountain (Pikes Peak). Located in the metro area are Garden of the Gods, the Air Force Academy, world class restaurants and entertainment venues, and historic Manitou Springs. The potential to develop the highly sought after water resources and develop the mineral estate give this property a substantial upside. Land development is also possible within the constraints of the wind farm. Qualified buyers, Call Jim Digby to schedule your private tour,
$435,000  •  5.06 acres
Highly attractive and affordable horse property just north of Elizabeth, Colorado. Boasting over 5 acres overlooking the Running Creek Valley, this home has views to die for. The recently remodeled and upgraded home features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and has been completely upgraded to include new windows, solid doors, new flooring and trim. The master bathroom features new and upgraded countertops and fixtures including a walk-in shower. The country kitchen is immaculate with new cabinets, countertops and flooring. Throughout the home, you see the care taken to bring this home to a new era of luxury and comfort. The home also features a walkout basement mechanical room. The composite decking around the home takes advantage of the views of Running Creek and the surrounding countryside and overlooks the included riding arena to the east. The horse facilities are in excellent shape and boast a 36 x 32 4horse barn with four stalls. Included is a 75 x 200 foot riding arena for your training and riding needs. With 5 acres of pasture to turn horses out, you have all you need for your equine estate. The Elizabeth area is one of the centers for horse activity in Colorado, with many commercial trainers and riding facilities located nearby. This affordable property sits right in the center of that activity. Located only about 20 minutes from The Southeast Denver Metro area, you have the convenience of what the city offers and the tranquility of a rural setting with views all around. Come take a look by calling Jim Digby.
$70,000  •  35 acres
Two 35 acre parcels on the High Plains of Colorado east it Denver. These ranch parcels are native grass and improved grasses and ready for your home. Easily accessed 4 miles west of Agate and Interstate 70. They are a blank slate and ready for you to create your Colorado dream. Electric service is near and access is via County Road 162. Come build your home where the deer and antelope play and get away from the hustle and bustle of the metro areas. One hour east of Aurora and 45 minutes from Denver International Airport, the commute is a breeze and well worth it. Affordably priced and not expected to last long.
$999,000  •  1,150 acres
Hell Creek Income, located near Arriba Colorado in Lincoln County is a great farm/ranch with multiple streams of income. The farm has operating wind generators generating $11,000 income per year. The 824 acres of CRP in three CRP contracts, expiring 2020, 2021, and 2022, generates $23,777 per year. Additionally, there is 324 acres of native grass pasture with a well and windmill. The topography is rolling to level and the property has the seasonal Hell Creek running through for 2 miles. The area Is known for its dry land farm production. Just a few miles north of Interstate 70 between Genoa and Arriba, Colorado. Hunting for Mule Deer and Antelope is supreme and occasionally upland birds are seen on the property. If you are interested in an income property that makes sense financially and is located in a great area with easy access, call me to schedule your private showing today!
$750,000  •  64.1 acres
Conveniently located on Highway 24 west of Ramah, Colorado in El Paso County, this irrigated farm with a 5 tower Valley Pivot and Side Roll Sprinkler will cash flow. This irrigated farm has all the water and water rights you need and more. The water rights were decreed in 1972 for 600 gpm and up to 429 acre feet per year. Irrigation water is delivered from an electric pump to a 5 tower Valley Pivot sprinkler and a side roll sprinkler. There are 25 acres under pivot and 15 acres irrigated by side roll. 16 acres fenced pasture and approximately 8 acres of farmstead and roads. The farm ground is currently in alfalfa and annual feed crops. Included is a very well built 4 bedroom/3 bath brick home on newly finished full basement with an attached garage, new roof and mature landscaping with underground sprinklers. Outbuildings include a 40x50 insulated shop with concrete floor and electricity and a 45x60 metal frame hay shed. Morning and evening Whitetail Deer and Turkey wander onto the crop land from the Big Sandy Creek across the road, creating the added benefit of wildlife watching and hunting. Access is convenient as the property is 30 minutes east of Colorado Springs ColorDo and located just outside the town limits of Ramah, Colorado on Highway 24. Call to schedule your private tour.
$3,400,000  •  1,360 acres
Located near Elbert, Colorado in Elbert County, this 1,360 acres in the Bijou Valley has the perfect mix of mature Ponderosa Pines, meadows and water. Ideally set up for cattle with exceptional water resources, good cover and new fencing. The property has several stock dams and two solar stock wells. There is a good set of working and gathering pens a loafing shed and corrals. This ranch is an excellent hunting property with trophy Mule Deer, Pronghorn, Elk and Turkey. For the hunter, it will not disappoint. Many trophy class Mule Deer have been taken on the ranch. There is a resident herd of elk in the area as well. You will not find a better ranch with more character in the area. Located 35-40 minutes from the south Denver Metro area, access is a breeze to all the conveniences the city has to offer. Being on the ranch is a world away. It is bordered by two county maintained roads. Call to schedule your private showing.
$350,000  •  350 acres
350 acres grass land pasture, that includes native grass pastures, improved grass pastures. This ranch overlooks the East Bijou Creek and is located minutes south of Agate, Colorado. A great Eastern Colorado Hunting property with numerous Pronghorn, Mule Deer and Whitetail Deer. There is a nice ravine that cuts through the property with several water holes, springs and a good pond. The ranch has electric service and a county road right of way. This is a nice little ranch unit to add to your operation or purchase as a startup.
$2,270,000  •  878.67 acres
The Ramey Ranch is 880 acres one mile east of Elbert Colorado. This diverse ranch has excellent quality native and improved grass pastures and CRP lands. Additionally, it has scattered rock outcropping and a stand of Ponderosa Pines. The Elbert area is highly desirable as it location makes the commute to either Colorado Springs, Castle Rock, Parker or Denver a breeze. Set on the high plains of Colorado, in an area of stands of ponderosa pine timber and open rolling grasslands, this is Colorado at its finest. The property boasts peak to peak mountain views. The CRP contract has 320.05 acres enrolled through September 2022 and pays $27.90 per acre annually. The balance of the acreage is native and improved grass pastures. The ranch is extremely well sodded and healthy. There are a couple of runoff dams and two wells for livestock water. The ranch is fenced and cross fenced. Improvements include a 1940 farm house which needs a lot of repair and upgrading. The ranch is in the path of development in an area of high demand. Wildlife include Mule Deer, Pronghorn Antelope, Elk, Turkey, and various small animals and varmints. The ranch will also be offered in three natural parcels of 160 acres of grazing land with an old farm house and two wells, a 160 acre grazing and CRP parcel with awesome building sites in the pines and rock outcroppings, and 560 acres of grazing and CRP. Please call to schedule your private tour!
$5,750,000  •  2,790 acres
Wolf Creek Ranch at Kiowa is a rare 2,790 contiguous front range working cattle ranch 3 miles north and east of Kiowa Colorado. The ranch should comfortably carry 140-150 cow calf pairs year around.FacilitiesThe ranch is superbly set up with an extensive set of barns, corrals, and working facilities. It features a modest, yet comfortable ranch home, large shop, historic barn with a bunk room, several cattle barns and sheds. There's a good set of pens with feed bunks, loadout chute, working alley, and calving barn. Resources The ranch is efficiently fenced and cross fenced and has 16 dams for water in addition to 7 wells. The grasses are native grasses, primarily, Blue Grama and Buffalo and a variety of Wheat grasses. The pastures a very well cared for and very well sodded. There are approximately 240 acres of dry land hay ground planted to alfalfa/grass mix, some of the hay meadows, along Wolf Creek, are sub-irrigated. Wolf Creek runs for two miles across the ranch. The creek has good cover and protection for calving with Cottonwood trees and bushes. There are pockets of live water springs all along the creek. AreaElbert County and the Kiowa area is known for its exceptional grasses and cattle gains, with its high protein native short grasses. Located 23 miles east of Castle Rock, Kiowa is the county seat of Elbert County. Nearby Elizabeth has all the necessary services and conveniences. Hunting/WildlifeLocated in game management unit 105, the area and unit are known for abundant Mule Deer, Pronghorn Antelope and White Tail Deer. Additionally, there are Turkey, Coyote, fox and a variety of small game animals. The ranch is eligible for the landowner draw. Broker CommentsDue to its proximity to the metro areas of Colorado and the Front Range, it's water resources, condition, configuration and mineral rights, this ranch is an attractive offering for the discriminating buyer. Call soon to schedule your private tour.
$69,900  •  35.1 acres
Presenting Bijou View Ranches, Nine 35-40 acre ranch parcels overlooking the East Bijou Creek at Agate, Colorado. Completely finished land/home packages from around $300,000, depending on finishes and upgrades! These affordable building sites range in price from $69,900 to $89,000 and range in size from 35 to 40 acres. Each site has their own unique characteristics. These parcels overlook the tree lined and wildlife filled East Bijou Creek. The sites are located two miles northwest of Agate in an area of rural beauty and end of the road privacy. Agate is located along Interstate 70 between Limon and Deer Trail and many area residents commute to Denver or Denver International Airport. Come live the rural lifestyle and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Electricity and a new private road will adjoin each lot. Deer, Pronghorn, and small game wildlife find the property home, make it yours as well! See attached survey and lot descriptions. Contact me for details and to schedule your private showing. CO-listed with Taylor Cornell of Lifetime Properties.
$266,000  •  380 acres
Hard to find grassland in Lincoln County, Colorado. 380 acres of good native grassland not too far south of Arriba Colorado. Great little ranch pasture with a year around spring fed pond stocked with fish, a runoff dam and two windmills. The property is improved with newer 4 strand barbed wire fence, a set of corrals and a loafing shed and two wells. Great character, location and improvements. Seller would be willing to lease back. This ranch includes a current wind lease, but no towers. Good antelope, deer and coyote hunting. Call to schedule a tour.
$3,490,000  •  3,072 acres
3 bar 2 is an excellent high country ranch in the tightly held Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming. The ranch offers excellent Elk, Mule Deer and Antelope hunting. The sellers are motivated to make a deal! With 2532 deeded acres, 500 acre BLM lease and 40 acres of Wyoming State lease, the ranch is an excellent summer cattle ranch which is currently leased for grazing. The ranch is in high demand for grazing leases. The new buyer would have the choice to continue or cancel the lease. Stocking rates at 300 yearlings or 150 pairs for 5 months. The ranch offers springs and earthen livestock dams for stock water. The property is a good mix of open meadows and timbered areas that offer protection for cattle. The hard grass pastures have excellent grass and result in excellent gains. The property would make an excellent hunting ranch retreat for the discriminating buyer. The access from the ranch to thousands of acres of BLM to the north of the property is limited to very few including the ranch. The Middle Fork of the Powder River runs across this portion of BLM and offers great fishing in one of Wyoming great fishing streams. Come stake your claim in the southern Big Horns and own of piece of the country made famous by Jesse James and Butch Cassidy in Hole in the Wall Country. Call to schedule your private showing.
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Jim Digby
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Windsor, CO 80550

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