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$9,500,000  •  1,243.55 acres
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Whetstone Mountain Ranch, high inthe West Elk Mountains near Crested Butte, Colorado, you'll not only be "awayfrom it all", but also "above it all". This 1,243.55A± acre wilderness ranch forsale boasts sweeping views of the magnificent Ohio Creek Valley that will beshared only by you and the eagles. If you're interested in having your nearest neighborsbe elk, mule deer, black bears and lush meadows of wildflowers, WhetstoneMountain Ranch is the wilderness hunting retreat of your dreams. The healthy sub-alpine forests andmeadows that dominate the ranch create prime habitat for mule deer and elk thatfavor living just below tree line for much of the year. At an average elevationof more than 10,000 feet, the property receives abundant moisture that feedsten or more springs and ponds on the property, guaranteeing that animals won'tneed to travel away from the ranch to find water. Furthermore, the heavy standsof dark timber composed of spruce and fir, intermixed with meadows of lushnative grasses and aspen, meets the needs of wildlife for shelter and food. Inshort, Whetstone Mountain Ranch is in the midst of high-country big gamehabitat at its finest. The hunting possibilities on theranch are as plentiful as its alpine vistas. Large mule deer roam the propertywith regularity, and bucks have been taken here that score over 200 on theBoone and Crockett scale, topping out at 243. Impressive elk herds alsofrequent the ranch and the adjacent Gunnison National Forest, which nearlysurrounds the property. The ranch qualifies for over-the-counter elk tags andlandowner deer tags. Black bears are plentiful here as well and further enhancethe big game hunting opportunities. With these assets in place, the prospectsof operating Whetstone Mountain Ranch as a private or commercial huntingretreat are outstanding. A large3,045A± square foot lodge serves as headquarters for this magnificent property.It includes four bedrooms, a full kitchen, a storage garage, and a vaultedgreat room filled with trophy mounts. Spectacular high-country views can beenjoyed from its large deck. Whetstone Mountain Ranch is a fully "turn-key"property, with all furnishings, big game mounts, equipment, vehicles, and toolsincluded in the sale. The lodge is entirely off-grid, powered by a solar systemwith generator backup. Water comes from a gravity-feed system from a spring onthe property. A barn and storage cabin are also present on the fully fencedacreage. Hunting is the prime attractionof this property, but jeeping and hiking are natural fits in the summertime,too. Photographic opportunities abound, with great views of nearby MountWhetstone, Carbon Peak, Mount Axtell, all of which rise in excess of 12,000feet. Wildflower-lovers will literally have a field day here in the summer.World-renowned fly-fishing opportunities exist on the Gunnison, East, andTaylor Rivers, each within an hour's drive. The ranch is accessible bysnowmobile in the winter, and snowmobiling, snowshoeing and ski touring areideal ways to enjoy the solitude of winter. The downhill ski resort of CrestedButte is 50 minutes away, and the college town of Gunnison and its airport is30 minutes away.
$1,200,000  •  165 acres
The Wildcat Ranch of Powderhorn is an exceptional mule deer hunting property.  Encompassing 165 acres it is surrounded by truly limited access to thousands of acres of prime BLM lands.  
$1,475,000  •  113 acres
Few places on Earth can match the alpine views from the breathtaking building envelope of the Huntsman Reserve! Unobstructed, protected, views of Chair Mountain and the secluded Ragged Mountain Wilderness are unparalleled in all of Colorado. Located adjacent to the ‘Roadless Area” Gunnison National Forest, the undeveloped foreground views will be virtually protected forever. This exclusive home site on the edge of an Alpine Mesa, behind a locked gate, has been precisely selected to maximize security and privacy, in a wilderness forest setting, for the discriminating homeowner and family. Contact Mike McGarry for more information.
$995,000  •  75 acres
Amazing 3029 Sq Ft. log home on 75 acres. **Priced to Sell**
$689,000  •  64.45 acres
Sitting 22 miles east of Montrose, Colorado near Blue Mesa Reservoir is the Little Cimarron Ranch. The Little Cimarron Creek transverses throughout the ranch's borders. Encompassing 65+/- acres with a varied topography of meadowed bottoms, giant old-growth cottonwoods, and pine trees. Utilities are near, well and septic are required. Offering year-round access, up to 4 building envelopes, and tremendous views of the Big Blue Wilderness Area. The Cimarron, CO land for sale has been replated for a 4-lot subdivision or could be left as a stand-alone ranch. Convenient to endless ATV trails, whitewater kayaking, boating, and fishing. Owner financing available to qualified buyers.
$3,750,000  •  54.8 acres
This is an very unique piece of property, just a short walk from the Town of Crested Butte. A part of the original Kapushion homestead this 54-acre piece spans Slate River Road and borders Slate River with expansive views of the town and ski area. The property is adjacent to Crested Butte Land Trust on one side and Town of Crested Butte property on the other.
$875,000  •  35.2 acres
Located in theprestigious shared ranch of Eagle Ridge Ranch, this 35.20A± acre undevelopedhomestead #4 is ready for you to build your dream home. A graveleddriveway is in place and utilities are at the lot line. The Eagle Ridge Ranchis 4,900A± deeded acres sweeping across the fertile Ohio Creek Valley only 8miles north of the university town of Gunnison, Colorado. Operated for decadesas a productive cattle and hay ranch, the property is now shared by 15 familieswho seek to steward the ranch for the maintenance of profitable agriculture,land conservation and enhancement of wildlife values. Situated at elevationsof approximately 8,000 to 9,800 feet, the ranch encompasses rich hay meadow andcottonwood bottomland in its lower reaches, bordered by rolling sagebrush hillsand groves of aspen and spruce at higher elevations. Unspoiled views throughoutthe ranch are far-reaching and include the remote West Elk Mountains to thewest, the rugged Anthracite Range to the north and Flat Top and Red Mountainsto the east. Amenities available toall owners in Eagle Ridge Ranch are many and varied. Horse lovers willespecially appreciate the Equestrian Center with its barn, stables, andcorrals. A lifetime of horseback riding is available on the ranch itself andthe adjacent Gunnison National Forest. The ranch maintains 2,600A± acres as acommon primitive area open to hunting, horseback riding and hiking. Twowilderness cabins are available in this area, available by reservation toproperty owners. Anglers will cherishthe private trout fishing on the 3A± miles of Ohio Creek that winds through theheart of the ranch. This 20-foot wide stream is a major tributary of theGunnison River, and holds fat brown and rainbow trout, some in the 16- to20-inch class. Many carefully-engineered structures maximize prime trouthabitat, and the stream is a particular delight for dry fly fishing. Beyond the ranch,proper, nearby outdoor recreational opportunities are nearly endless. Theadjacent West Elk Wilderness is home to a huge herd of elk and miles of hikingor horseback riding on its network of trails. World-class river fishing isavailable only a few miles away on the Gunnison and Taylor Rivers, and BlueMesa Reservoir offers boating and trolling for lake trout in excess of 50pounds. Mountain biking is popular throughout the Gunnison Basin, especially inthe nearby 6,000-acre Hartman Rocks Recreation Area. In the winter, downhillskiing and snowmobiling are about 45 minutes away in Crested Butte, and icefishing is superb on Blue Mesa Reservoir. As a pioneer in theShared Ranch concept, Eagle Ridge Ranch has a proven track record of preservingthe best of the west's agricultural heritage while allowing for theself-limited development of caring landowners committed to common conservationvalues. If joining such a visionary ranch is appealing to you, contact us at M4Ranch Group soon. We think that Shared Ranch is the smart development wave ofthe future, and at Eagle Ridge Ranch you can ride that wave today.