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.
$530,000  •  45 acres
Beautiful home on 45 acres with 32 acres of level dryland crop land and a 13 acres homesite. Boasting a spacious 2013 UBC 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. Located within one hour of Denver in the fertile Bijou Creek area south of Wiggins, an area with a mixture of creek bottom, irrigated lands, ranches and dry crop lands. 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 soon to schedule your private showing.
$880,000  •  400 acres
Awesome Bijou valley 400 acres native grass land. This ranch has a good set of welded pipe corrals and a Cleary loafing shed with welded pipe pens. It offers excellent deer, elk and antelope hunting. GMU Area 105 offers over the counter plains elk tags. This ranch is perfectly set up for cattle. There are several superb building sites and small pocket of Ponderosa pines. The area is very popular with cattleman as the native grasses are superior and loaded with protein for superior cattle gains. This area of Elbert County lies in the protected Bijou Basin area. The ranch would make a good headquarters or add on parcel. The area supports one cow calf pair per 20 acres. The ranch location, is about 45 minutes from Colorado Springs and 50 minutes from Denver. It is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the front range, but a short commute to all the front range has to offer. Call to schedule your private tour.
$1,150,000  •  560 acres
560 acres of grass pasture and CRP located just minutes from Elbert Colorado. 243.14 acres of CRP paying $27.90/acre per year expiring October 1, 2022. 317 acres of native and improved grasses. The property is fenced and cross fenced and has a pond for livestock water. This ranch has great potential for development in a highly sought after area. The water rights are determined in 5 aquifers and are included. A large resident Elk herd frequents the ranch as well as Mule Deer, Antelope and Turkey. Schedule your showing by calling today.
$520,000  •  160 acres
Beautiful 160 acre parcel with a wonderful "rocks and pine trees" building site, pasture and CRP land. This ranch has an elevated area with numerous Ponderosa Pines, Cedars and Rock outcroppings with 360 degree views. The building site is surrounded lush pastures for your cattle or horses. To the north and down below lays an 80.91 acre field currently in CRP paying $27.90 per acre per year. The CRP expires in 2022. Water rights are determined and included. The property is fenced and cross fenced and ready to go. The area around Elbert Colorado is highly desired for its beauty and wildlife. Wildlife include elk, with over the counter tags, Mule Deer, Antelope and Turkey. Call to schedule your private showing.
$480,000  •  160 acres
160 fenced acres of Elbert County grassland. This ranch has two wells and an old home which could be updated and remodeled with the right vision. This property is just east of the town of Elbert. This highly desirable area is known for its beauty and wildlife. Big herds of elk frequent the property and tags are over the counter. Mule Deer and Antelope also frequent the property. There are excellent building sites to develope your homestead. a commute to Denver or Colorado Springs is a breeze. Call to set up your private tour.
$350,000  •  35 acres
Premier 35 acre parcel south of Elizabeth. This lot is loaded with healthy mature ponderosa pines with open meadow areas. Awesome building sites. This lot is premiere with all the characteristics you look for. An adjoining 57 acres also available. Buy one or both. Located 5 minutes south of Elizabeth Colorado, they're private and secluded and ready for your build. Loaded with trophy Mule Deer and Antelope. Turkey and Elk are also at home here. Paved County road access. Make the move to rural Colorado! Call to schedule your private tour.
$240,000  •  29.47 acres
Wonderful 30 acre parcel 5 miles south of Elizabeth. A great mix of Ponderosa Pines pine covered building sites and open meadow with lush grass for grazing or haying. Accessed by a private road easement, the property is secluded, yet, within minutes of Elizabeth Colorado. The property has determined water rights. There are numerous excellent building sites in the pines overlooking the meadow. Located in game management unit 104, the area is known for trophy mule deer. Antelope, Turkey and Elk are also in the area. There is more acreage available. Call to schedule your private tour.
$289,000  •  35.01 acres
Boaters and Fishermen take notice! This 35 acre building site is located between the north shore of Carter Lake and Flatiron Reservoir. This 35 acre sloping site is topped with a cap rock mesa on the west side and it slopes down on the east side to the paved County Road 31. Although not a flat parcel, there are good eastern sloping building sites to build your new home. The views in all directions are unrivaled with the Rockies to the west, Carter Lake to the south. Flatiron Reservoir to the north and the hills and valleys leading to the plains and Loveland and Berthoud to the east. Electrical service is along County Road 31 for easy hookup. With the purchase of a tap, water can be hooked into with the North Carter Lake Water District. It's an easy one mile hike or drive along County Road 31 south to Carter Lake's north shore and destinations such as the Carter Lake Marina, the Windjammer Roadhouse and the Inn at Carter Lake, Carter Lake is an 1,100 acre reservoir surrounded by public lands. It offers boating, water skiing, camping, swimming and fishing. Fish species include Walleye, Browns and Rainbows, Small Mouth and Large Mouth Bass. To the north one mile is Flatiron Reservoir, a 47 acre reservoir stocked with Rainbow Trout. The site is located in Colorado GMU 20 with plenty of public land for renowned Colorado big game hunting. Located within 10 miles of Loveland Colorado and 12 miles of Berthoud Colorado, it's the perfect location to enjoy all that Northern Colorado has to offer. Between these two towns you'll find all the services and shopping you'll ever need. Located 27 miles from Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park, the outdoor world and beauty of Colorado is in your backyard. Come and enjoy Colorado. Call for your private tour!
$275,000  •  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!
$1,575,000  •  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. MINERALSSeller owned mineral rights are now included! 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.
$599,000  •  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.
$99,900  •  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.
$6,900,000  •  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,
$699,000  •  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.
$2,100,000  •  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. Water rights are determined in 5 aquifers and are included. 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.
$79,000  •  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 $79,000 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.
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Jim Digby
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Windsor, CO 80550

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