Kari Girard


Offering over 35 years of Real Estate experience with the following designations:

*2006 REALTOR of the Year
*2006 President of Montrose Association of REALTORS
*Member of The Association of REALTORS
*Graduate of The REALTOR Institute
*Seller Representative Specialist
*Risk Reduction Specialist
*e-pro certified
*2017 Commercial Salesperson of the Year

Having knowledge in residential, vacant land, farm/ranch and commercial real estate, I have the experience you can depend on. I will provide you with service beyond your expectations by looking out for your best interests in every aspect of your real estate transaction.
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$425,000  •  47.27 acres
Pristine mountain property! 47+ acres of forested mountain property with privacy. Gorgeous Aspen forest is spectacular in the fall with those amazing colors. Pretty, panoramic views from various spots on the property. Come build your dream home in the spectacular southwest Colorado San Juan Mountains! You will have the peace and quiet you're dreaming of while still being 30 minutes either way to Telluride or Ridgway. If you are "Colorado Dreaming" you need to see this today!
$489,000  •  21.82 acres
Price Reduced!! Perched on top of a hill just north of the Town of Ridgway, this unique 21+ acre parcel is a gem! Private, paved road access year round with all utilities to property line. Partially fenced, no covenants & no subdivision or HOA. You will love the spectacular 360° views of Pleasant Valley, Ridgway Reservoir as well as the Cimarron and San Juan Mountain Ranges. Beautifully treed with Pinions & Junipers. Deeded water rights, private, nice building site. Just imagine your dream home here with a nice deck to enjoy the views. Wildlife abounds. Living in Southwest Colorado with all the beauty, peace a quiet offered here, you will be content with your own piece of paradise. Enough space for you to have a horse set up or a gentleman's farm. Check out this amazing parcel!
$499,000  •  86.77 acres
Bird's eye view! How big is your imagination?? Private yet perfect for your dream home, family compound, gentleman's ranch or... This beautiful parcel is located just south of Ridgway on east side of highway. Offering elevated views of the entire Ouray Valley, Mt. Abrams, San Juan Mtn. Range, Miller Mesa and Loghill Mesa. Lots and lots of mature trees including Juniper, Pinion, Cedar, Ponderosa Pine and Engelman Spruce. This property is 86+ acres rolling with nice terrain. There is a convenient access road which allows you to traverse the property easily. Many phenomenal home sites to choose from. Very private and secluded yet close to all the amenities. Just a few minutes from either the Town of Ridgway or City of Ouray. Love to ski? You can cross country on your own property or it's less than an hour to drive to Telluride. You can tap into Tri-County water or drill your own well. Looking for off the grid living? Set up properly, this could be your ticket! Keep all as one parcel or you can divide into 35 acre density. Adjacent to BLM means lots of open space. Come check and see if you can spot a heard of deer wandering around. Call today for property viewing. Seller would sell a 43+/- acres portion of property for $299,000.00 - an amended survey plat will be needed.
$550,000  •  70.63 acres
Pristine mountain property! 70+ acres of forested mountain property with privacy. Gorgeous Aspen forest is spectacular in the fall with those amazing colors. Pretty, panoramic views from various spots on the property. Come build your dream home in the spectacular southwest Colorado San Juan Mountains! You will have the peace and quiet you're dreaming of while still being 30 minutes either way to Telluride or Ridgway. If you are "Colorado Dreaming" you need to see this today!
$699,000  •  90.1 acres
90 vacant acres located within the City of Montrose city limits. This Tract 2 of Circle H Ranch includes 30 fully irrigated acres which are in hay. Currently a ranch for livestock, you have more than just that option. The possibility to subdivide this Tract is yours!! Developer can apply for approval for R1A zoning – i.e. one house per half acre lot. City sewer line in place, water taps available and all utilities to property line. There are big developments happening in Montrose and now is the time for you to stake your claim. Whether for ranching/farming or development, this property is amazing.
$699,000  •  73 acres
73 vacant acres located within the City of Montrose city limits. This Tract 4 of Circle H Ranch includes 70 fully irrigated acres which are in hay. Excellent land for livestock, which is the current use. This tract has Highway 50 frontage which provides easy access for future use. Developer can apply for approval to subdivide this Tract 4. Developer will need to do research into possibilities. City sewer line in place, water taps available and all utilities to property line. City of Montrose is beginning to experience a growth period and this is the opportunity to get in at the beginning. Whatever your purpose for purchasing this acreage (ranching/farming or development) this is prime land – a rare find within the City of Montrose.
$699,000  •  40.59 acres
Awe inspiring views!! This 40+ acre parcel is perfect in so many ways. Enjoy year round wildlife and outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding in the summer and cross country skiing, snow shoeing and snow mobiling in winter. The cute critters to majestic wildlife like deer, elk, birds and bunnies hang out all year. The views of the San Juans and Beaver Creek are so spectacular, you will feel peace and serenity like never before. Miller Mesa is located just south of beautiful Ridgway, Colorado and is private and quiet yet just a short drive to either Ridgway or Ouray. The Aspen trees here provide a wonderful shade cover in the summer time and while walking through them, you know you’re in the mountains now. Lush and green in the summer and pristine and white in the winter. Near National Forest Service land, this property offers you your choice of beautiful building sites. Come fall in love with your new property and get the plans ready for your dream home!
$749,900  •  6.83 acres
Serenity and peace of mind come with beautiful Gurley Lake Ranch. Right on Gurley Lake in a pretty part of southwestern Colorado, you won't ever want to leave. Gurley Lake is great for fly or spin fishing for Rainbow and cutthroat trout. The HOA manages and stocks the lake and it is primarily catch/release with a limit of one trout over 16 inches per day and artificial lures/flies only. Lovely log home (frame mountain stone and cedar home) is perfect for hunters, fishers or year round living. Floor to ceiling windows in the great room give way to the majestic view of the lake and mountains beyond. You will never get enough photos of the spectacular views of Lone Cone Mountain or Mt. Sneffles. It’s a pleasure working in the custom chef’s kitchen and you will love all the other extras that come with this one. This property is surrounded by 600 beautiful acres of Common Open Space giving you plenty of room to roam. The Common Open Space is primarily on the east side of Gurley Lake toward Beaver Canyon and is usually referred to as The Gurley Elk Reserve. It is important winter ground for elk and is also managed as habitat for the Gunnison Sage Grouse by the HOA along with CDW. Year round outdoor activities include hunting, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, ATV-ing, skiing, paddle boarding and more! Come fall in love today!
$768,000  •  640 acres
This acreage is a prime hunting location and perfect for cattle, horses, sheep or whatever your little heart desires. Wildlife abounds with elk, deer, bear and more. Located on the Uncompahgre Plateau, the views are more than spectacular!! You can see the Grand Mesa, San Juan Mountains and the gorgeous valley below – breathtaking… Private and secluded yet you’re just 25 minutes from all the amenities of Montrose: shopping, restaurants, theaters and more. Gorgeous spring fed pond and beautiful land with choke cherries, oaks, lovely wild flowers that come around every summer. The perimeter of the property is entirely fenced and this 640 acres includes an additional 178 acres of leased BLM land. You won’t find a better parcel at a better price!! Possible owner financing – bring an offer and we can negotiate!
$799,000  •  71.5 acres
71.5 vacant acres located within the City of Montrose city limits. This Tract 3 of Circle H Ranch includes 45 est. fully irrigated acres which are in hay. Excellent land for livestock, which is the current use. The right investor can apply for approval to subdivide and develop this Tract 3. Good possibility for large lots with excellent views. Developer will need to do research into possibilities. City sewer line in place, water taps available and all utilities to property line. There are big developments happening in Montrose and now is the time for you to stake your claim. Whether for ranching/farming or development, this property is amazing.
$925,000  •  117.9 acres
Pristine mountain property! 117+ acres of forested mountain property with privacy. Gorgeous Aspen forest is spectacular in the fall with those amazing colors. Pretty, panoramic views from various spots on the property. Come build your dream home in the spectacular southwest Colorado San Juan Mountains! You will have the peace and quiet you're dreaming of while still being 30 minutes either way to Telluride or Ridgway. If you are "Colorado Dreaming" you need to see this today!
$1,150,000  •  123 acres
Development opportunity right in the City of Montrose! Tract 1 of Circle H Ranch offers 123 acres with 17.3 fully irrigated. Currently this beautiful acreage provides a home for livestock. Some of the acreage is in hay and has been farmed for years. Are you looking for a gentleman’s farm/ranch not too far out in the country? This is it. Alternatively, in the past, this property was platted and approved for a residential subdivision as well as 10 full acres of B4 commercial zoning. Any new developer will need to repeat the process but it’s a great chance to add your permanent stamp to the City of Montrose. This Tract 1 includes ag land which had been approved for R1A zoning – i.e. one home per every half acre – these homes would each have spectacular views. Installed city sewer line is included, $96,000 paid toward sewer taps and the entire property can access sewer – no septic required. Tri-County Water taps are available and all utilities are to the property line. You will NOT find a better opportunity in the future. Montrose is growing and expanding and this is great time to start your development! This versatile property has options – contact me today for all the info!!
$1,200,000  •  372 acres
Great piece of farm ground – over 370 acres with irrigation water. Located east of Montrose in the country, this parcel gives you peace, privacy and quiet but you are still just a few minutes to the amenities of town. You get deeded UVWUA irrigation water. The South River canal runs through the property. You can have cows, horses, pigs or… What are you looking for? Maybe a gentleman’s farm to keep you busy. Great opportunity that is priced to sell.
$2,595,000  •  35.2 acres
This beautiful ranch is located just west of Ridgway. Offering 35+ acres with deeded irrigation water. The home is 3 bedroom, 3 bath and spacious studio with private office, stained concrete floors & classic overhead bay doors to the resident artist studio. The ranch is set up for equestrian usage with, full perimeter, cross fencing (fir railing / cedar post). A large 60 x80 foot arena, loafing sheds, 2 - 12 x 24 stalls. The barn is 14 x 53 with access for vehicle, tack room, feed room, built in bins. All four legged friends are welcomed here. Dog runs with custom wrought iron fencing and meshfencing to keep your animals on property. The lush green meadows, amazing Cimarron and San Juan Views. Very private, close to town.
$3,150,000  •  360.4 acres
Circle H Ranch now available! This 360 acre ranch is a working cattle ranch and located within the City of Montrose city limits. The ranch boasts 107.32 irrigated acres with deeded rights, all of which are in hay and have been farmed for years. Just on the east side of Montrose, it has Highway 50 frontage for easy access in and out. The ranch border is literally 5 minutes from the Historic Downtown Montrose. The development possibilities abound here!! Previously, the ranch has been approved and platted for a couple of subdivision options: 350 acres of agricultural land was approved for R1A zoning - meaning one home-with-a-view per every half acre and 10 acres with B4 commercial zoning. There is an existing platted subdivision with 108 residential lots zoned R1 and 10 acres of B4 commercial property with the possibility of retail space, office space, condos, a theater, amphitheater, rec center and a hotel and all within City of Montrose. The right investor will see the development possibilities and take the possibilities which were approved in the past and resubmit and reapply to the City for current approval. This is your chance to make a permanent mark on Montrose and have a legacy on the Western Slope. Or perhaps this is your “forte” – design your own development plan and go with that! Endless options with this beautiful ranch property. In 2013, Montrose was named an All American City for its focus on the quality of life and its business redevelopment. We are starting to see the beginning of a growth period for Montrose with the Mayfly development being started on the west side of the downtown area. You can balance out the growth and develop on the east side! The Western Slope and especially Montrose is a beautiful Colorado location with so many activities and things to offer. Just about 10 minutes from this property is the Black Canyon of the Gunnison (River) National Park. The Black Canyon along with most of the Western Slope gives you the chance to go hiking, camping, fishing, rock climbing, kayaking, 4 wheel drive trails, horse trails, river rafting and much more! Montrose itself has 3 world class golf courses: Black Canyon, The Bridges (a Jack Nicklaus designed course) and Cobble Creek. And just 20 minutes south of Montrose is Cornerstone Golf Club (a Greg Norman designed course). And just 30 minutes south of Montrose is Divide Ranch and Golf Club located on Log Hill Mesa. In addition, Montrose and surrounding area have a multitude of cultural and entertainment options. The beginning of infrastructure is already in place: city sewer line, water taps available and all utilities to property line. This property is breathtaking with amazing mountain views and you will not find an opportunity like this again. Snap this up before it is too late!
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Kari Girard
565 Sherman Street, #2
Ridgway, CO 81432

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