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$1,200,000  •  256.6 acres
The Cochran Ranch consist of 256+/- Acres approximately one-mile Northeast of Monte Vista, Colorado on the Eastern side of Rio Grande County. The property lies right in the heart of the San Luis Valley along the Rio Grande river drainage, famous as one of the most vital river systems in the American West. The Cochran Ranch is located at an elevation of around 7660+/- Feet in the riparian corridor of the Rio Grande River with towering cottonwoods and willow covering the northern end of the property and lush hay meadows and sloughs covering the southern half of the property. Views of the towering San Juan mountain range can be had from most places on the property looking to the west, and to the east the Sangre de Christo range with 14,351' Blanca Peak. The property boasts 1+/- miles of Empire Canal which is a major supplier of irrigation water to most of the valley and has running water year-round with brown trout and other species calling the canal home providing a potential fishery on the property. The Cochran ranch is a phenomenal hay and grazing property with an abundance of wildlife sitting in a prime location in the heart of the San Luis Valley.    Wildlife Resources: The Cochran Ranch sits in the luscious Rio Grande river bottom just northeast of Monte Vista, Colorado. Being right in the heart of the wildlife filled river bottom the property boast quality numbers of Elk, Deer, Turkey, and a multitude of waterfowl species. The property is in Colorado game management unit 791 with landowner vouchers available for Elk and Deer. The waterfowl hunting the San Luis Valley has to offer makes the Cochran Ranch that much better in regards to hunting resources. Pivot circles of barley, alfalfa, and potatoes make this valley a magnet for migrating and local populations of waterfowl with a variety of duck species and Canada geese. The sloughs running through the property and year-round live water in Empire Canal makes the habitat exceptional for all these waterfowl species. Elk and Mule Deer can be found moving through the property at all times of the year with exceptional fall rut activity for both species. The variety of wildlife resources on this property make it tough to beat for being just a stone’s throw away from town.  Improvements: The Cochran Ranch has minimal improvements boasting a 1125 SF 3BR/1BA old ranch home along with a few other outbuildings. There is also an old grain silo and a set of sheds and pens that are in great shape. The perimeter and cross fencing is noted as good on the ranch and is in working condition. Sufficient water rights and five wells are conveyed with the property giving a future owner plenty of water resources to continue a hay/agricultural operation.  Overall the Cochran Ranch is a phenomenal agricultural property with recreational characteristics that make it one of a kind for the San Luis Valley. Call for a private showing today!  
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$1,750,000  •  238 acres
$1,950,000
Located in San Luis valley in the heart of the Rio Grande River Valley is a stunning 238-acre ranch and fisherman's paradise - Eagle Rock Ranch! The irrigated pastures are served by exceptional water rights and features nearly 1,000 feet of river frontage, dramatic rock structures in the river corridor, and outstanding views in all directions. There is a charming 2,600+ sq. ft. 4-bedroom and 3-bathroom home with a large 3-car garage. An enclosed patio and large covered deck provide views of lush hay fields, breathtaking views of the San Juan and Sengre de Cristo mountain ranges, groves of cottonwood trees and the Rio Grande riverfront; designated as Gold Medal Waters - a fisherman's paradise! A historic barn and stables can serve livestock needs. No conservation easements have been placed on the property and zoning may allow for subdividing. Eagle Rock Ranch offers complete privacy, tremendous views, abundant wildlife in the heart of the San Luis Valley!
$1,400,000  •  211 acres
The Miller Elk Island Ranch consists of 211+/- acres located just east of Del Norte, Colorado in Rio Grande County with year-round access to the property via U.S. Highway 160 frontage. With exceptional Trout fishing in the river and good hunting for Deer, Elk, Turkey and Waterfowl, this place is a sportsman’s paradise. Area amenities include South Fork, Colorado being within a 20-minute drive to the west via U.S. Highway 160, famous for its championship Rio Grande Club golf course and powder skiing at Wolf Creek Ski Area.  The Ranch sits at an Elevation of around 7880+/- feet in the Rio Grande river valley characterized by its towering stands of Cottonwoods, thickets of Willows and Alders, and lush hay meadows. The Miller Elk Island Ranch boasts 1.25+/- miles of the famed Rio Grande River with approximately ¾ of a mile of both sides of the south channel of the river and approximately a ½ mile of the north channel of the river. A diversion dam at the top of the ranch splits the river into a north and a south channel which then bend and meander through the property, making trout fishing opportunities abundant on the ranch. The majority of the ranch sits on an island which gives the property its namesake. A private bridge in the heart of the property provides access over the south channel to the island. Improvements on the property are limited but quality perimeter fencing and flood irrigation infrastructure is quality making this property ready to go for someone looking to build a recreational paradise. A Conservation Easement through Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust blankets the property protecting the ranching heritage and its sought-after hunting and fishing grounds. However, a 5-Acre building envelope allows for one to build any additional improvements in the designated area. Also of note, is an 8+/- Acre parcel with Highway 160 frontage that was excluded from the easement which is included in the total acreage but could be excluded from the sale of the property. A copy of the conservation easement report can be provided upon request. There is an existing off-grid cabin inside the building envelope boundaries in good condition ready to go for the future owner.        WILDLIFE RESOURCES: The Miller Elk Island Ranch sits in the heart of the luscious wildlife filled river bottom of the Rio Grande River. Resident populations of Elk, Deer, Turkey, and a multitude of waterfowl species call this area home. The property itself contains a perfect mixture of Cottonwood, Willow, and Alder stands with lush hay meadows of quality native grasses and forbs for wildlife. This property is in Colorado game management unit 79 which offers over the counter tags for archery Elk and draw licenses for Elk Rifle seasons. The property qualifies for landowner Elk and Deer licenses with quality numbers of both species on the property. The Elk rut during September in this river bottom is hard to beat with very comfortable low pressured Elk going about breeding activities and bugling without interruption from hunting pressure. There is a constant influx of new bulls traveling the river corridor due to the strong populations of resident cow Elk. The Mule Deer population is exceptional and good hunting can be found throughout the ranch. Overall, the hunting resources on this piece are very rare for a 211+/- acre property that is so close to town.    WATER: Perhaps the Miller Elk Island Ranch’s greatest asset is the 1.25+/- mile stretch of the Rio Grande River that meanders through the property. This stretch of river is only a few river miles downstream of the famed gold-medal stretch of Rio Grande River and produces more than enough sizable rainbow and brown trout. River Structure on the property is exceptional with cut banks, riffles, runs, and pools making ample habitat for Rainbow and Brown trout of all sizes with numerous 20+ inch trophy-sized wild fish being documented. Steady hatches throughout the summer months can keep a fly-fisherman entertained on this property for days upon end. With thousands of acres of public lands and thousands of miles of streams within a mornings drive from the property, there is no shortage of fishing opportunities in the area surrounding the Miller Elk Island Ranch. The property contains two water wells, and sufficient water rights to irrigate the hay meadows. Hay production is exceptional on the property and is sufficient to maintain a small income stream. Overall, this property is a blank canvas for a recreational paradise with year-round activities in a desirable location. Call for a private showing today!
$280,000  •  40 acres
Country home on acreage.  Lovely 1,444 s.f.  two-story home with  gas log fireplace both down and upstairs.  Heats living room downstairs and large master bedroom upstairs--has two stove pipes.  Open concept  kitchen with excellent appliances, dining room with large window, and living room with gas log fireplace create an inviting atmosphere for family and friends.  Excellent windows throughout the home entertain with Scenic  Rocky  and Sangre de Christo mountain views, as well as the Rio Grande corridor.  Nicely carpeted bedroom and the large master with gas log fireplace and large closet.  Shared bath.  Another carpeted bedroom and second full bath first floor.  Domestic well, electricity, septic system, electric baseboard heaters, and propane tank.  40 acre parcel is fenced and there is a metal building with tack room and horse stalls.  Miles and miles of public lands nearby for recreation! Listing ID: 05051-08620
$569,000  •  2.06 acres
SOUTH FORK, COLORADO, CUSTOM HOMES FOR SALE.  Beautiful home with 2,280 s.f. on the main floor and 1,356 s.f. downstairs with a walk-out basement.  The master bedroom on the main floor is very spacious with lots of light, luxury bath with glass and tile shower and Jacuzzi tub.   walk-in closet.  Living Room is large enough for a great seating area or two smaller seating areas.  The views of the Rio Grande and the San Juan Mountains--snow peaked in the winter, can be enjoyed through windows from floor to peak of the ceiling.  Gas log fireplace, warm  Hickory hardwood floors with the in floor radiant heat create ambiance for cold winter evenings.  Sound is wired throughout the home and on the large deck. Dining room is a windowed area between living room/kitchen.  Kitchen is made for everyone who is a cook at heart.  Hickory cabinets (drawers close automatically) are complimented by Granite counter tops.  Large pantry has both shelving and cabinets.  Heartland Range provides the best in cooking--electric, gas, and convection.  Dishes, pots & pans, linens, furniture, beds all stay with the house.  Walkout basement has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths on each side.  Nice sitting area in the center leads to outdoor patio area.  Provides wonderful privacy for your guests and family.  Lighting is superb throughout the home.  Attached garage has 720 s.f.  Water and sewer lift station provided by South Fork Water and Sanitation.  Propane tank is 500 gallon and is buried under ground.  This home is a real jewel from quality, location, and breathtaking views! Listing ID: 05051-08540
$23,900  •  0.62 acres
  Here's 4 lots just outside South Fork, CO.  With 4 lots you have enough lots in the Alpine Vista Subdivision to legally build any home the Rio Grande County Building Department will let you build.  There are no covenants or home owners association to tell you what kind of home you can build!  Check with Rio Grande County for restrictions.  There are some nice homes in this neighborhood.  These lots are fully treed with 360 degree views of the San Juan Mountains and the Rio Grande River Valley.  These lots also have a very gradual slope which makes them ideal for a future home or vacation cabin.   South Fork, CO is known as the gateway to the upper Rio Grande River headwaters.  This area is becoming very popular as a summer getaway or winter base camp for the world renowned Wolf Creek Ski Area (only 35 minutes west of this property).  Wolf Creek Ski Area consistantly gets the most snow in Colorado, more than any other resort!   The Rio Grande River is located only one half mile to the south of this lot.  The beautiful town of South Fork, Co is only 5 minutes to the west.  With all the recreation in the area (hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, ATV trail riding, rock climbing, snowmobiling, and sight seeing) you're sure to love this location.  It is one of Colorado's very best locations to enjoy the great outdoors.  This area is also located in what I consider to be a banana belt.  Very light snow in the winter, and yet 20 miles west of here there is plenty of snow to enjoy for the snow sport's enthusiast.  Come get it before it's gone! CO - Brokers Welcome!