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.
$899,000  •  60 acres
Gorgeous hilltop home just east of Kiowa Colorado on 60 private acres. This updated home boasts over 4,000 finished square feet of living area and 6 spacious bedrooms, including two masters on the main level, an office, and 4 full bathrooms. The house boasts an open concept with a large family/living room and is built for entertaining. The massive deck to the west perfectly takes in the Colorado sunsets. The home has a separate living area on the lower level and could be easily set up for 2 family living or as a vacation rental. The property overlooks the Elbert County countryside with rolling hills, cattle ranches and pine trees. This ranch would make a wonderful headquarters for your livestock or equine operation. The property boasts three large outbuildings including an insulated 30x72 shop/food processing building with water and electricity. Also included are a 30x144 livestock building with power and water and a 30x120 livestock/equipment storage building also with water and power. The ranch is 60 acres of native grass pasture which is fenced and cross fenced. It is serviced by a good well which is piped throughout the property. The area is known for its trophy Mule Deer and Pronghorn. There are also Turkey and Coyotes and Elk. The property is 3 miles due east of Kiowa and one half mile off of State Highway 86. It's a simple commute to Castle Rock, Parker, south Denver or Colorado Springs. Qualified buyers call Jim Digby to schedule a showing.
$6,066,000  •  1,520 acres
Ludwig Farms is an irrigated farm with valuable water rights in the Horse Creek Basin near Rush Colorado. Located 40 minutes east of Colorado Springs, the farm is ideally located close to the front range of Colorado and the growing city of Colorado Springs. There are 840 acres of level ground under 6 late model 7 tower pivots, including one towable, 360 acres of level dryland farm ground, and 320 acres of grass. Improvements include a 2,090 square foot modular home on a full basement with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Also, included are several supporting outbuildings including a 30x56 shop, 22x56 barn, 28x34 pole building, and a 16x27 storage building. There are two exempt domestic wells and a stock well. The water rights are administered through the Horse Creek Water Users Association (HCWUA). Water is delivered through 5 high capacity irrigation wells permitted for irrigation. WATER RIGHTSAdjudicated in Case No. W-1745, Water Division 2 in 1978, and subsequently included within the HCWUA plan for augmentation Total of 2,391 annual acre feet of production for irrigation of up to 945 acres.Permit No. 9226-F (Well No. 2 in W-1745) - Permitted to irrigate a maximum of 125 acres in the SE1/4 of Sec. 33, at a maximum diversion rate of 770 gallons per minute, annual maximum production of 567 acre feet (limited to 547 acre feet per W-1745);Permit No. 9227-F (Well No. 3 in W-1745) - Permitted to irrigate a maximum of 160 acres in the SW1/4 of Sec. 28, at a maximum diversion rate of 700 gpm, annual maximum production of 515 acre feet (limited to 496 acre feet per W-1745);Permit No. 9225-F (Well No. 1 in W-1745) - permitted to irrigate a maximum of 300 acres in the E1/2 of Sec. 29 at a maximum diversion rate of 700 gpm, annual maximum production of 515 acre feet (limited to 496 acre feet per W-1745);Permit No. 9570-F (Well No. 4 in W-1745) - permitted to irrigate a maximum of 80 acres in the W1/2 NW1/4 Sec. 28, at a maximum diversion rate of 400 gpm, annual maximum production of 300 acre feet (limited to 282 acre feet per W-1745);Permit No. 9571-RF (Well No. 5 in W-1745) - permitted to irrigate a maximum of 660 acres (280 acres per W-1745) in the W1/2 NW1/4 of Sec. 28 and all of Sec. 29, at a maximum diversion rate of 1000 gpm, annual maximum production of 570 acre feet - this 1,000 gpm entitlement included an 800 gpm absolute decree, and a 200 gpm conditional water right in W-1745. That conditional water right was abandoned for lack of use in Case No. 86CW56, so this well is now effectively permitted for 800 gpmCURRENT CROPS120 hemp (to be harvested fall 2020)120 fallow120 grass hay120 grass hay 120 grass alfalfa sainfoin mix 60 grass alfalfa/60 Rye Triticale radish mix60 grass/ 60 rye triticale radish mixThe level farm ground and soils is suitable for sod, hay crops, corn/wheat and other grains and hemp. Dryland corners80 acres alfalfa grass dryland320 acres native pastureIRRIGATION EQUIPMENTCircle 1 - 2016 T&L 7 Tower PivotCircle 2 - 2013 T&L 7 Tower PivotCircle 3 - 2005+/- Zimmatic 7 Tower PivotCircle 4 - 2013 T&L 7 Tower PivotCircle 5 - 2016 T&L 7 Tower PivotCircle 6&7 - 2013 T&L Towable 7 Tower PivotThe T&L's pivots are electric over hydraulic, so no high voltage running down the pivot with GPS controlled start/stop/reverseThe Zimmatic is all electric with mechanical reverse.SOILS36.3% Breaser Sandy Loam 36.0% Platner Loam9.5% Bresser Truckton Blakeland Complex 5.3% Ascalon Sandy Loam 5.1% Truckton Sandy Loam 2.2% Besser Sandy Loam 1.8% Truckton Sandy Loam1.7% Platner LoamHUNTING/RECREATION The farm is a magnet for Trophy plains Mule Deer.Pronghorn Antelope are numerous. Coyote, fox, raccoon Colorado GMU area 111Eligible for the Colorado land owner Deer and antelope draw. AREA/CLIMATE/LOCATION Average annual precipitation is 15 inches per year Rush Colorado is a small rural town community with a church, post office, restaurant, and Miami-Yoder K-12 school. 40 minutes east of Colorado Springs on the high plains of Colorado.
$137,000  •  35 acres
35 acres native rangeland with Spring Gulch running through the property. Spring Gulch has live springs and gives the property great character. Only 2 miles from State Highway 86 and only 17 miles east of Kiowa Colorado. This parcel has wonderful building sites and tons of character. Build your dream home overlooking Spring Gulch. the area is a mix of large cattle ranches and rural acreages with homes. Mule Deer, Pronghorn, and Coyotes frequent the property. If you're looking to get away from the masses, this might be the place for you! Come make your home is the country.
$1,100,000  •  240 acres
Pleasant Valley Irrigated Farmland is a 240 acre irrigated farm located south of Wiggins, Colorado. The farm has superior water, level terrain and sandy loam and loamy sand soils. 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; 155 acres under pivot of Teff grass stubble to be replanted in the spring. 9 acres level fallow land with drip irrigation. LAND The farm is 240 acres in total with 218 acres of level irrigated acres and 22 acres of dryland crop land. Three good building sites, city water and fiber optic along the road. 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 MINERALSSeller owned mineral rights are included.
$142,000  •  35 acres
35 acres native rangeland with Spring Gulch running through the property. Spring Gulch has live springs and gives the property great character. Only 2 miles from State Highway 86 and only 17 miles east of Kiowa Colorado. This parcel has wonderful building sites and tons of character. Build your dream home overlooking Spring Gulch. the area is a mix of large cattle ranches and rural acreages with homes. Mule Deer, Pronghorn, and Coyotes frequent the property. If you're looking to get away from the masses, this might be the place for you! Come make your home is the country.
$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.
$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!
$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.
$1,620,000  •  718.67 acres
The Ramey Ranch is 720 acres one and one half 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 for livestock water. The ranch is fenced and cross fenced. The ranch is in the path of development in an area of high demand. It's ideally located for a commute to either the Denver Metro area or Colorado Springs. Wildlife include Mule Deer, Pronghorn Antelope, Elk, Turkey, and various small animals and varmints. The area has over the counter plains Elk tags. The ranch qualifies for the Deer and Antelope landowner draw. The ranch will also be offered in two parcels, a 160 acre grazing and CRP parcel with awesome building sites in the pines and rock outcroppings, and 560 acres of grazing land 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. 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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