$569,000   •   40.24 Acres
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40-acre ranch at the base of Sangre De Cristo mountains, 1570 sqft southwest-style home with passive solar design, solar-powered, 4-bay barn/garage, private and defensible space. An additional 40+ acre property is available too if interested!LandUnbeatable Potential for Expansion! You should  know that an adjacent 40+ acre lot is available for sale, offering an incredible opportunity to double your property size and potential for your homestead? For just $150,000, you can add more land to your property, expanding your possibilities for agriculture, animal husbandry, and outdoor recreation. Electrical easement available to bring in grid power if new owner desires. ImprovementsNestled at the base of the majestic Sangre De Cristo mountains, this 40.24-acre ranch is a true gem waiting to be discovered. Located just off of Hermit Road on the desirable West side, this property offers the perfect blend of seclusion and accessibility, with amenities in town just a few miles away. The home’s unique design takes advantage of passive solar principles, allowing you to soak up the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains from every window. Step inside this charming southwest-style home, boasting 1570 square feet of beautifully crafted space. The interior features custom woodwork, stunning ceilings, and an abundance of natural light pouring in through the oversized windows. The open floor plan includes a bright family room with a wood-burning fireplace, a bespoke kitchen, and a main floor bedroom and bathroom. A beautiful wooden staircase leads to a wide-open second floor, perfect for a cozy sleeping and entertaining area, complete with a propane fireplace and half-bath. In addition to the stunning home, this property also features a large 4-bay barn/garage, complete with power, insulated doors on two bays, high ceilings, and recently poured concrete floors. The property is fully solar-powered, with recently updated solar batteries, ensuring a reliable and sustainable energy source. With its private and easily defensible space, this ranch is the perfect retreat for those seeking a peaceful and serene lifestyle. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a piece of parad RecreationThe Westcliffe area in Colorado is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts! Here are some of the many activities you can enjoy: **Hiking and Backpacking**: Explore the surrounding mountains, forests, and meadows with numerous trails for all skill levels. Popular spots include the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the Wet Mountains, and the San Isabel National Forest. 2. **Rock Climbing**: Scale the rugged peaks and boulders of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, offering routes for beginners and experienced climbers. 3. **Mountain Biking**: Ride the trails of the San Isabel National Forest, the Westcliffe Trails, and the nearby Buffalo Peaks Wilderness. 4. **Fishing**: Try your luck in the Arkansas River, which flows through the valley, or explore the many streams and lakes in the surrounding mountains. 5. **Horseback Riding**: Take a guided horseback ride through the beautiful countryside and meadows, offered by local stables and outfitters. 6. **Wildlife Viewing**: The Westcliffe area is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including elk, deer, bighorn sheep, and many bird species. Take a guided tour or drive the scenic routes to spot these amazing creatures. 7. **Stargazing**: Due to the area’s dark skies, Westcliffe is an ideal spot for stargazing and astronomy. Attend a star party or simply find a secluded spot to enjoy the night sky. 8. **Cross-Country Skiing**: Explore the winter trails of the San Isabel National Forest and the surrounding mountains on cross-country skis. 9. **Snowshoeing**: Discover the peaceful beauty of the winter landscape on snowshoes, offered by local outfitters and guides. 10. **Hot Air Balloon Rides**: Take a breathtaking hot air balloon ride over the Westcliffe area, offering stunning views of the mountains and valleys. 11. **Kayaking and Canoeing**: Paddle down the Arkansas River or explore the nearby lakes and streams. 12. **Hunting**: The Westcliffe area offers guided hunting trips for elk, deer, and other game species, as well as public land hunting opportunities. 13. **Geocaching**: Explore the area’s hidden treasures and natural wonders by searching for geocaches, hidden containers filled with surprises and memories. 14. **Photography**: Capture the stunning scenery and wildlife of the Westcliffe area, with its unique rock formations, meadows, and mountain vistas. These are just a few of the many outdoor activities you can enjoy in the Westcliffe area. The region’s natural beauty, diverse landscapes, and abundant wildlife make it an ideal destinatio Agriculturehis property offers a unique opportunity to live off the land and create your own self-sufficient homestead. The dry-land grass is perfect for grazing horses, cows, or other livestock, allowing you to produce your own food, dairy, and fiber. You can also grow your own vegetables and raise your own chickens and bees.  Just a few examples of a simpler life for you to ponder… Region & ClimateWestcliffe and Silver Cliff Weather     Climate in Westcliffe/Silver Cliff, Colorado Westcliffe/Silver Cliff, Colorado gets 14 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year. Westcliffe/Silver Cliff averages 86 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year. On average, there are 260 sunny days per year in Westcliffe/Silver Cliff. The US average is 205 sunny days. Westcliffe/Silver Cliff gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 83 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted, you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure. Weather Highlights Summer High: the July high is around 81 degrees Winter Low: the January low is 8 Rain: averages 14 inches of rain a year Snow: averages 70 inches of snow a year LocationNestled in a serene part of the countryside, this property is conveniently situated just 20 minutes away from the charming towns of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff. Here, residents can indulge in fantastic shopping, stock up on groceries, and relish fun dining experiences. Further afield, Florence can be reached in 45 minutes, while a scenic one-hour drive takes you to Pueblo, where a plethora of amenities await. For those traveling by air, the property is about 1.5 hours’ drive from the Colorado Springs Airport, providing both convenience and accessibility.


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Hayden Outdoors Real Estate
Hayden Outdoors Real Estate
Twila Geroux
Twila Geroux

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