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$7,300,000   •   10,681 Acres
Under Contract
9 br / 6 ba /

Presenting Memory Lane Ranch in Eastern Elbert and Western Lincoln Counties, Colorado. A 10,681 acre all contiguous ranch with 7,779 deeded acres and 2,902 leased acres including a 960 acre Colorado state school lease and a 1,942 acre private lease. All upland range is short grass prairie. The owner rates the carrying capacity at 400 cow calf pairs year around. Land With 10,681 total acres total, the ranch is optimally fenced and extremely well watered for extremely efficient operations. The ranch has 160 acres of dry land hay ground and 68 acres of irrigated under two pivots. 7779 deeded 960 state lease acres 1942 acre private lease Improvements The gorgeous sprawling main home boasts 4,762 square feet of living area and includes 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, a bonus room  and a wonderfully appointed living area with dramatic  stone appointments.  The home features a huge master suite with a fireplace, sitting area and attached master bath. The country kitchen features Spanish tile, and wood accents and beams. 150 ft x 360 ft indoor roping arena, complete with roping boxes, roping chute and alley, 2nd story birds nest observation area and a well appointed 2nd level apartment. This arena isn’t your run of the mill indoor barn, but a commercial quality facility built by world champion barrel racer and gold medalist Marlene Eddelman McRae and her husband, former PRCA calf roper Doug McRae. 6 stall horse barn with tack room, turnouts  and wash rack. Open 200X20 loafing shed with 10 runs used in the past for horse runs, now used for equipment storage. Shop with overhead door. Calving barn and pens 3 bed mobile home Loafing sheds in the Bull pasture Airplane hanger and runway. Numerous solar wells, electric wells and windmills and a pipeline system Excellent fencing and cross fencing that works incredibly well for cattle rotation. Several sets of corrals and pens. Two pivot irrigation sprinklers. Two grain bins Several stock sheds Several  stock dams Ranch equipment included with the right offer. (Est value $300,000 Recreation The ranch features Trophy Mule Deer, Antelope, Coyote, Swift Fox, Warm water fish, including bass and Waterfowl.  The lakes provide for fishing, boating and rafting The commercial indoor equestrian arena is the centerpiece of the ranch and would give opportunity for clinics, training, roping, barrel racing, team penning, sorting or any equine event. The current owners use the arena to bring calving cows inside in inclement weather. Agriculture Owner rated 400 cow calf pairs, the ranch has been extremely well cared for and numbers could be increased. The current owners have been excellent land stewards. The range land is short grass prairie with primarily Blue Grama grass and Buffalo grasses. Both noted for packing a punch and putting weight on livestock. there is 68 acres of pivot irrigated land. In addition, 160 acres dry land hay ground. There are shelter belts, areas of trees and watershed drainages. Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources Three permitted irrigation wells with absolute irrigation rights.  Collectively with the right to yield 200/gpm 6 shares Lower Arkansas Water Management Association 22 active wells, 4 developed springs  and miles of pipeline Seller owned mineral rights included, if any Conservation Easement through Colo Cattleman’s Land Trust. General Operations The ranch is conserved with the opportunity for one more house within one of the building envelopes. Region & Climate The ranch, located in the Mustang Creek watershed is 65 miles east of Colorado Springs. The ranch’s annual precipitation is 14 inches per year. The climate is mild.  History Formerly the ranch was owned by noted rodeo family, Marlene and Doug McRae and was set up to be an equine training facility and cattle operation. The ranch is protected by a Colorado Cattleman’s Land Trust conservation easement. Location It’s only 114 miles from DIA and 68 miles to the Colorado Springs Airport. The ranch is accessed directly off of State Highway 94. The ranch is 30 miles south of Limon Colorado, with numerous small communities in the general area, such as Punkin Center, Karval, Rush, Yoder and Ordway.


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Hayden Outdoors
Hayden Outdoors
Jim Digby
Jim Digby

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