Paniolo Ranch is the embodiment of the western ideal: wide open spaces, majestic views, adventures on horseback, and casting flies for trophy trout. Savor the privacy, solitude, and convenience afforded by 35 acres LESS THAN 5 MILES from the slopes of the world-famous Steamboat Ski Resort, downtown Steamboat, and 3 golf courses. Revel in uninterrupted views of the ski area, South Valley, and Yampa River. Walk over to the neighboring Chuck Lewis Wildlife Area for access to the storied fly-fishing on the Yampa River. Enjoy watching the wildlife that call the rich, riparian habitat home including birds of prey, sand hill cranes, deer and elk. There is no better way to explore the Colorado wilderness than on horseback, and Paniolo Ranch includes a fully equipped post & beam barn with 2-stalls, wash & tack rooms, and radiant heat. Generous water rights allow plentiful irrigation of your hay fields. The custom designed main residence of 4,200 sf comes with 4 en suite bedrooms, high ceilings throughout, and is luxuriously appointed with 3 ovens & 2 dishwashers. Designed to maximize the grand 360 degrees views of the surrounding valley and mountains from every room, this unique home also includes multiple outdoor spaces including a porch/portico and 3 covered patios that capture both spectacular views of the alpenglow, and the verdant, green South Valley bathed in sunlight throughout the day. The water of Chuck Lewis Wildlife Area is framed by a picture window in the dining area. A fully finished 2-bedroom, 768 sf caretaker apartment with granite counters above the barn makes property management easy when away from home. An extra 276 sf office in the barn provides a sizeable room with many possible uses. Additional features include an automatic whole-house backup generator, ag status with low property taxes, and no HOAs for the freedom to create your own vision and uses for the property. Experience the “best of the west” just 5 minutes from skier drop-off, at Paniolo Ranch.