Las Animas County’s Tobe Creek Mesa Ranch There is nothing close to this incredible recreational ranch opportunity, possibly the best value hunting ranch that has ever been offered? In Las Animas County CO, approximately 55 minutes east of I-25 and the Perry Stokes G5-capable Airport, lies the incomparable +/-3863 acres of Tobe Creek Mesa Ranch, in the very heart of the Mesa De Maya Range. Land Tobe Creek Mesa Ranch was surveyed out of the +/-13,000 deeded acres of the parent Tobe Creek Ranch almost 10 years ago. With the purchase, the owner of Tobe Creek Mesa received a reciprocal use agreement, full exclusive hunting rights on the whole +.-13,000 acres of Tobe Creek Ranch in lieu of seasonal cattle grazing rights on the Mesa Ranch. It’s been an incredible relationship, with bull elk harvests documented up to 382, whitetails to the 150+ range and world class mule deer documented to 240+ inches. Improvements There’s a brand new 8,400 sq. ft. 4 bedroom, 6 bath, single story, furnished barndominium that is designed for very low maintenance. Complete with multi-car insulated garages, a gourmet chef’s kitchen and a large walk-in pantry. The master bedroom and all suites have their own bathrooms. There’s also a recently remodeled, furnished, 3 bedroom, 2 bath guest house that can be used for additional guests or as a vacation rental for creating additional income. There’s a new well and a new 40 x 60 barn or shop for storage and maintenance of those ranch toys, trucks, and side-by-sides. There’s a cleaning rack, a brand new walk-in cold room and a walk-in freezer to convert that incredible free range elk herd into incredible steaks, burgers and sausage for your family, friends and guests. There’s also a $60,000 back-up commercial generator, should the power ever go out….. Recreation Recreational Hunting & Tags Tobe Mesa Ranch lies in the core of Colorado’s Plains Elk Units, the most liberal elk tags in existence with unlimited over the counter tags. Elk Season is September 1st – January 31st, offering 5 full months of unlimited elk hunting, unlimited tags per hunter, either sex, weapon of choice and no antler restrictions. A well-driven pipeline & drinker system supports numerous drinker tanks across the Tobe Creek Mesa Ranch. With a great side-by-side trail system, and mild 5000 to 6000 ft. elevation, the Ranch offers excellent hunting to a wide age class of hunters. Agriculture The Sanctuary +/-1,000 acres of the Tobe Creek Mesa Ranch’s very best habitat has been set aside for bedding and feeding area for elk and deer with no cattle grazing. There’s an incredible water tank in the middle and a run off pond that is maintained just for the game. Ranching for Wildlife The Tobe Creek Mesa Ranch exceeds the 10,000 acres required for Colorado’s Ranching for Wildlife Program and has qualified and been enrolled in this very coveted program for many years. The Ranch receives 4 late-season buck tags annually, as well as 6 pronghorn antelope tags. Merriam Turkeys abound, as do the 4 phases of black bear while every waterhole presents a dove shoot like days of old. General Operations County maintained roads to your front gate, internally +/-40 miles of pick up and side-by-side trails compliment the ranch access with no public access behind the gates. One of the best benefits is the 24/7 caretaker who lives on the ranch and is on the property daily. No better arrangement exists for the absentee owner. History With covid generating over 3 million first time hunters and over 100,000 more applicants for big game tags in both Colorado and New Mexico, is it your time? Are you tired of chasing points and/or staying with people you don’t know on expensive guided hunts you’ve waited years to book, only to watch quality big game properties continue to go up at an amazing rate? Perhaps it’s time for you to own and control your family’s hunting ranch legacy? No finer opportunity exists than Tobe Creek Mesa Ranch. NOTE: Aircraft owners – 9000 sq. ft. airport hangar and fully furnished apartment available at the Perry Stokes Airport (G5 compatible) for $750,000. Contact listing agent for additional information. Call or email today for more information and your qualified tour! Location Being less than an hour to I-25, G5 capable airport, 3.5 hours to 5 million people on the front range, 3.5 hours to Amarillo TX and the millions of sportsman that call Texas home, it would be difficult to have a more convenient or accessible location.