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$3,999,950  •  1,247.4 acres
Wetmore Ranch~Investment Property~Legacy Ranch~ ~No Conservation Easements~In Custer County, Colorado, in the small town of Wetmore, is this quiet, peaceful place you can call home... 1246 +/- acre cattle/hay ranch with an incredible 5280 sq. ft. Three-bedroom, three-bathroom luxury home with an additional home for your caretaker or rental. This ranch is free and clear of conservation easements. Additionally, the ranch to the south of the Wetmore Ranch and is contiguous, is in a conservation easement therefore no one will be developing that property and privacy is ensured. LocationViews of Pikes Peak to the north, the eastern slope of the Wet Mountains to the west and south while to the east one gets to enjoy the fantastic Colorado sunrises across the Colorado plains. Colorado Springs offers great shopping, dining, entertainment, and airport are less than an hour's drive. Florence is about 15 minutes from this quiet sanctuary and is one of my favorite places to visit, shop, and dine! Canon City is about 30 minutes away and is a great place to shop for all your necessities! You can also go fishing in the Arkansas River, which is famous for its world-class fly fishing! Westcliffe is also about 30 minutes away has great hiking, fishing and shopping, and dining too. The HomePaved Road to the doorstep!The well-built and well-maintained home, built-in 2001 features 5280 heated sq. ft. of living space, including a gourmet kitchen that opens to the great room and living room with a separate area for formal dining. The amply sized master suite is a combination of tile and carpet, with his/hers walk-in closets, bathrooms, and oversized tiled shower with dual heads. Two guest bedrooms and a full guest bathroom are located at the opposite end of the spacious home. Additional features include open living with an office, large laundry/mudroom.Enjoy radiant in-floor heating, gas and wood fireplaces, concrete covered patio, fully landscaped and fenced backyard, and a three-car garage. The LandThe 1,246 +/- acres feature beautifully diverse terrain, including open irrigated hay fields and pasture. The topography is level, gently sloping and rugged steep. Native vegetation of white pines, douglas fir, and oak brush paint the countryside green. Alfalfa/bromegrass are grown on the irrigated land.Water RightsAbout 125 acres can be irrigated from the Harrigan Ditch, which is the #7 water right from Hardscrabble. There are nine risers and an underground irrigation system for the irrigated land. Hardscrabble Creek runs through the eastern part of the property that is active about seven months of the year. There is tunnel access under the road to gain access to this creek area for livestock water.OutbuildingsHay Barn 1: This barn is a 40x80 steel superstructure with 18-foot openings and can store approximately 4,000 bales of hay. Pole Frame Barn: The pole barn is 30x50. Hay Barn 2: This hay barn is 30x50. Frame Equipment Buildings: Two frame buildings located at the main dwelling. 40x80 and 50x100, both are steel structures.Custer CountyCuster County is a popular outdoor vacation spot, boasting several 14,000-foot peaks as well as numerous fishing, hiking, hunting, and camping areas. A large percentage of the county is National Forest land in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on the west side and in the Wet Mountains on the east. The Deweese Reservoir lies at the north end of the Wet Mountain Valley.OpportunitiesWetmore Ranch is well suited for a "hobby" or "recreational" ranch with several barns, equipment buildings, two dwellings, and ditch rights. It is easily accessible, has open space, and located close to Wetmore and Westcliffe. Florence, Canon City & Colorado Springs are all cities accessible to the ranch within 50 miles. Call Twila Geroux for your private tour.
$1,996,750  •  589.11 acres
GENERAL: 589 +/- Deeded acres of the Colorado Rockies with 2 living quarters, two shop buildings, 8-10 stall horse barn, loafing sheds and round pen. The property is fenced and cross fenced, has three ponds, a couple of springs and good grass. The elevation ranges from about 9300 ft to about 10,200 ft above sea level. There is some improved pasture with Broome grass and the remainder is a mix of native mountain grasses. About 230 acres of the property is tree covered with Aspen and mixed Conifers. Several species of wildlife are known to frequent the property. Access is easy but privacy is notable. HOMES: The living quarters consist of a stick built home with one bedroom, living room, dining room, kitchen, office, one full bath and one half bath the original part of which was built in 1939 and has since been updated and remodeled. In 1977 there was a modular attached to this via a mud room and entry. The modular has three bedrooms, living room, dining area, kitchen two full baths and a laundry. This set up makes it usable as 2 completely separate dwelling or as a place for larger groups to enjoy. It would be a comfortable living quarters while building the family retreat at a higher elevation to take better advantage of the surrounding views. LAND: The land consists of 589+/- acres of which about 340 acres are prime grazing land for livestock, horses, and or wildlife. the remainder of the land is Aspen, mixed Conifer and rock outcropping. There a spring fed ponds and water tanks to provide water. The elevation makes for cool summer days yet the southern exposure presents mild winters. Currently there is not a conservation easement on the property so if the new owner wished to take advantage of that opportunity it would be attractive to many different land trusts. RECREATION: The combination of feed water and cover teamed with the fact that the neighboring property to the North is a large acreage that does not allow hunting makes this a ranch that provides one with a better than average opportunity to harvest trophy Elk and Mule Deer along with Turkey and Black Bear. Located in GMU 84 it is a draw area but this property is large enough to qualify for Land Owner Priority Preference which increases the opportunity to hunt. With thousands of acres of public land within a short drive there are multiple ways to enjoy mountain living. Skiing, white water rafting, mountain climbing, hiking, 4 wheeling, snowmobiling are just a few of the things you can enjoy as a day trip. SERVICES: The property is located about 65 miles Southwest of Colorado Springs with its airport, shopping, dining and entertainment. Pueblo is about an hour East and provides similar opportunity with the advantage of all the fresh farm produce during the summer and fall seasons. Westcliffe is the closest town and is the County seat of Custer County. Located in Westcliffe is a grocery store, bank, post office, theater, meat market, library, school, health clinic, shopping and most everything of necessity. One thing you won't find in Custer County is a stop light. Listing ID: 05052-59678
$2,599,000  •  395.83 acres
LOCATIONThe scenic, 396-acre F Bar 4 Ranch is an ideal fit for the big game hunter, gentleman rancher or family retreat. The property is located a short distance south of Westcliffe, Colorado in the foothills of the Wet Mountain Valley. Westcliffe is an easy three-hour drive from Denver, 1.5-hour drive from Colorado Springs, and 45 minutes from Canon City and Pueblo. Year-round access is provided by County maintained roads to the ranch gate. The Silver Cliff Airport (eight nautical miles south of Westcliffe) is within a 10-minute drive from the ranch and features a 54' x 7,000' runway.The property is directly bound on the west by the 1.1-million-acre San Isabel National Forest with the towering, snow-capped peaks of the Sangre De Cristo range serving as the backdrop to the ranch. Some of Colorado's most distinguished 14'ers make up the vast backyard of the F Bar 4 Ranch. The famous Crestone Needles, Crestone Peak, Kit Carson Mountain and Humbolt Peak are there for your viewing pleasure. The 360-degree views from the ranch also include the Collegiate Peaks and Pikes Peak to the north and the Spanish Peaks to the south. The 100-mile Rainbow Trail skirts the base of these mountains and stretches from New Mexico to Salida, Colorado. A ride to the Great Sand Dunes is not out of the question as they are just across the mountain range to the south.The Wet Mountain Valley is famous for its unparalleled views, rural-ranching lifestyle, and endless miles of wilderness hiking trails through high-mountain meadows bursting with wildflowers and 52 alpine lakes for fly-fishing. Custer County was formed in 1877 and is the 10th smallest of the 64 counties in Colorado. Its tranquil valley, spectacular mountains and hundreds of thousands of acres of National Forest make the county one of the most desirable for hunters, hikers, climbers, and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. The Wet Mountain Valley reminds visitors of what Colorado once was, and Custer County still is.HUNTINGThrough Colorado Parks & Wildlife, landowners can apply for the Landowner Preference Program in receiving elk, mule deer and pronghorn licenses for each 160-acre deeded increment. The F Bar 4 Ranch is located in GMU 86, which is an over-the-counter bull elk unit for 2nd and 3rd rifle seasons. Archery tags are also issued over-the-counter (either sex). Muzzleloader tags (cow and either sex) are drawn with no preference points. The majority of mule deer licenses drawn for the unit have been obtained with zero to one preference point. Black bear and turkey are also common residents.LANDThe ranch comprises 396 +/- acres with varying topography ranging from sub-irrigated grass meadows to pine and aspen covered forest. Cottonwood Creek provides live water via an irrigation ditch to the meadow bottom lands and there are ponds and springs located throughout. The elevation of the property is optimal for fall big game habitat and ranges from 9,000 to 9,800 feet, increasing in elevation from east to the west and peaking along the National Forest Service boundary. The ranch is perimeter fenced and provides ample native grass forage for cattle and horses. An interior road system extends throughout for ease of access. The property is not encumbered by a conservation easement. IMPROVEMENTSThe owner's residence totals for 2,854 square feet and features a two-story, five bedroom, three-bath design that was extensively renovated in 2014 (interior and exterior). The home was updated with custom, mountain-themed finishes (wood mill work, upgraded cabinetry and appliances, granite countertops, stone & tile flooring and stamped concrete). Other features include an oversized master suite with a walk-in shower, large concrete patio off-of the main entrance and master suite, an attached two-car garage, large deck accessed by the upper-floor bedrooms, expansive rock fireplace, loft overlooking the living room, oversized picture windows, mudroom, laundry room with sink, walk-in closets and ample storage. Two sources of heat include a combination of forced air gas and a wood-fired boiler that supply in-floor radiant lines.Outbuildings consist of (3) storage barns ranging from 510 to 2,080 square feet and each containing electricity. One of the structures includes an enclosed meat processing room and walk-in cooler for game storage. A former bunkhouse structure could also be renovated to house additional guests or utilized as caretaker quarters.For inquiries, or to arrange a private showing, please contact Brent Hedrick or Twila Geroux.
$994,620  •  331.54 acres
Lapin Creek RanchCome see 331+ acres of private mountain property that borders BLM.NO Conservation EasementNO HOA/CovenantsSeller Financing AvailableLand This property has Lapin Creek running through the middle of the property. A pinon covered ridge runs along the north edge of the creek and the northern most boundaries. This borders the Vickerman Ranch to the north. To the south of the creek, several grassy valleys head back into the pine-covered hills to the higher plateaus where the south and east boundary border BLM. From these high meadows, you can see for miles in all directions!Mineral RightsMineral rights are in tack for the about 251 acres of the ranch. The property is entirely perimeter fenced and would handle several head of cow/calf pairs or yearlings if you're interested and Colorado ranching.HuntingThis is also good elk and mule deer country. There's plenty of grass and water to make for a successful hunting season. Additionally, as I mentioned earlier, it borders BLM. The national forest is very close as well. So your hunting grounds are greatly expanded!GMU 84
$1,740,000  •  240 acres
240 acre ranch for sale in Westcliffe, Colorado. If you're longing to step back into a simpler time, this may be your opportunity. The ranch includes two move-in-ready homes, garage, barn, round pen, and corrals. Main home is 2,694 square feet, 3 bedroom, 2 bath with open floor plan, 2 inch thick travertine counter tops and updated appliances. Outside is a 60x88 barn, loafing shed, corrals, and round pen built solidly with 2x6 and 2x8 lumber. Second home is 2,198 square feet, 3 bedroom, 2 bath that feels like an early 1900's ranch house with modern upgrades. Has a large detached garage with heated bonus room above. Property is fenced and cross fenced with multiple pastures and gates. Very private, secluded location with unobstructed long-range views of the surrounding foothills and valley and expansive views of the rugged Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range and several 14,000 foot peaks. The acreage is mostly south facing consisting predominantly of gently sloping meadows, spectacular rock outcroppings, aspen groves and dark timber on the backside of the mountain creating excellent wildlife habitat. Large resident herds of elk are common on the property along with deer and the occasional antelope. Located in Game Management Unit 84 and eligible for land-owner tags. Grazing has historically supported 30-40 AU. There is an adjudicated spring and several catch basins on the property. Located approximately 20 minutes from the quaint mountain town of Westcliffe, Colorado on a maintained county road. Silverwest airport is 30 minutes away and offers a 7,000 foot runway and 24 hour fuel service. If you have a need for a city run, Pueblo or Canon City are an hour away, and Colorado Springs and the commercial airport are 1.5 hours away. Ranch can be purchased all or part as follows: 2265 County Road 358 (Main house) - 50 acres, home, barn, corrals; 1693 County Road 358 - 190 acres with house and garage. Contact broker for details.
$1,749,000  •  82 acres
Colorado Mountain Luxury Retreat Property for Sale Southern Colorado Mountain Recreation Getaway, Sustainable Property for Sale The Wetmore Pinnacle is a gorgeous custom-built luxury home on 82 acres in one of the most scenic regions in all of Colorado. Built with the goal of sustainability and efficiency, the property is remote and secluded, with incredible privacy and beautiful views. While many mountain homes are built with heavy logs and massive rock fireplaces, this home has a much finer aesthetic—call it “mountain contemporary”. With a total of 6,478 square of living space, the home has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, the upstairs has an expansive custom kitchen with high-end appliances, wood stove with black granite fireplace, and aspen paneling on all the upstairs ceilings. The master suite is very spacious, with a huge walk-in closet and the windows from the master bath overlook a mountain forest. Instead of a heavy drywall texture, the walls are the smoothest finish that master drywallers can accomplish. The overall look and feel of the home is a sense of understated high quality and luxury. The quality of construction is reminiscent of high-end Aspen or Telluride mountain homes. Seclusion and privacy in this mountain luxury home, yet easy access to town and services The Wetmore Pinnacle is a very secluded and private property, tucked away from view on the back side of a Colorado mountain. The home is accessed by a graded road that winds up through an aspen and spruce forest to the home, which is situated on a knoll overlooking a grassy meadow and miles of mountain forests. Access is easy via paved year-round Highway 165, which actually sees little traffic. The town of Westcliffe is 24 minutes away and Rye is 35 minutes. Wetmore, another small town, is only 18 minutes to the north. Pueblo is less than an hour to the east and Canon City is 45 minutes to the north. Pueblo and Colorado Springs have large airports and offer easy connections.   Sustainable setting in this luxury Colorado prepper property The Wetmore Pinnacle was built with sustainability in mind. Water is provided by a strong domestic well. The well is 400 feet deep, with a column of 300 feet of water. There is plenty of timber to harvest firewood on the property, and heat is provided by an outdoor woodstove that pumps heat into the radiant heat loops installed in the flooring of the house. Throw a few logs in the heater, and the house is warm for a full 24-hour period. The builder installed a 1,000-gallon cistern to store grey water from showers and laundry to irrigate the trees and landscaping around the house. Electrical power is provided by the grid, but there’s also a concrete pad to set up a generator, and solar could be easily installed. Cell service is EXCELLENT, with a 4G Verizon tower in close proximity to the home. Internet is available either through satellite dish or the cellular tower. This property is well suited for a “bug-out” retreat scenario, as it needs very little help from the outside world. The downstairs has some special features that the security-minded person will appreciate. Shop building and horse stall on Colorado mountain recreation property The Wetmore Pinnacle has an excellent set of improvements, with a well-built 30x64 shop building with a loft to store tools and big-boy toys. Additionally, there is a 24x36 horse stall building that could easily be converted to a guest casita or manager’s home. Colorado mountain recreation ranch for sale, hunting property for sale This 82-acre property has a pleasing variety of terrain, ranging from a tiny creek on the east side of the property to a mountain forest of Douglas fir, sub-alpine fir, blue spruce, aspen, and ponderosa; to a grassy mountain meadow sprinkled with aspen trees. Hunting in the area is excellent, and elk, deer, bear, and grouse are routinely spotted on the property. The neighboring ranch to the south and west is known for excellent trophy big game hunting. Snowmobiling, skiing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and all the great recreation that Colorado has to offer are all within close proximity to this ranch. For more properties like this one, head to United Country Real Estate! Listing ID: 05022-16040
$4,900,000  •  71.63 acres
As its name indicates, Five Star Ranch near Westcliffe, Colorado is exceptional in every regard. Carefully designed to blend perfectly with its environment, Five Star Ranch is a landmark property that echoes many of the West’s great resorts. From its idyllic mountain views to its hundreds of acres of mature pine forest and to its magnificent award-winning home, Five Star Ranch creates a class of its own. This exquisite timber frame residence is built with “Free of Heart” timbers all connected by “Mortise and Tenon”, which is oak dowels, no nails, screws or bolts. First, Five Star Ranch’s property is exceptional. Including 71.6± deeded acres and 490± acres of leased State Land, the ranch is situated at about 8000 feet in southern Colorado’s Wet Mountain Valley, considered by many to be one of Colorado’s most scenic undiscovered locations. The 500+ acres controlled by the ranch is a mix of grassy meadows, rugged rock outcroppings and a mature forest estimated to contain 30,000 ponderosa pines. This large tract of undisturbed habitat is ideal for wildlife, and herds of mule and elk are frequently seen on the property. Birds and small game are also abundant, making Five Star Ranch a quiet sanctuary for both humans and animals. The Ranch is a private nature and wildlife conservancy. Second, Five Star Ranch’s setting is exceptional. The views of the great Sangre de Cristo Range to the west dominate the property, offering ever-changing dramas of shadow and sunlight on peaks that soar above 14,000 feet. Surrounded by other large ranch properties, Five Star Ranch feels extremely private, yet is adjacent to State Highway 69, the main paved artery of the Wet Mountain Valley. To the north, Highway 69 gives easy access to the Arkansas River valley and ultimately the cultural mecca of Colorado Springs, only 90 minutes away. To the south, only five minutes away on Highway 69, lies Westcliffe, the Custer County seat. A community of 4000 residents, Westcliffe retains a small-town feel but has many amenities close at hand. Its art community, historic buildings, shops, and restaurants are worth exploring year-round. Several churches and a medical center add to Westcliffe’s vibrancy as the hub of the Wet Mountain Valley. Third, Five Star Ranch is exceptional in the variety of recreational activities available within a short drive. Elk and deer hunting are possible on the ranch itself and the nearby San Isabel National Forest. Trout fishing and boating are only minutes away at Deweese Reservoir and Grape Creek. Only a bit further, over 100 miles of Gold Medal Water is available on the Arkansas River, beloved by fly fishermen worldwide. Hiking, horseback riding, OHV riding, and jeeping are excellent on the nearby National Forest land in the summers, as are snowmobiling, ski touring and snowshoeing in the winter. Finally, and perhaps most notably, Five Star Ranch is exceptional in the artistry and architecture of its award-winning lodge-like ranch house. Featured as Timber Home Living’s “Home of the Year” in 2009., this custom-designed timber frame home is 10,292 square feet of unmatched mountain luxury. Its lodge-like feel begins with its unique 42-foot arched canopy marking its main entrance. This entrance leads to a vast great room with 22-foot high ceilings with a walk-around natural stone fireplace, large dining area, and open kitchen. The kitchen at 370± sq. ft. and will be the envy of any chef. Designed by Smallbone of Devizes out of London. The full-grain maple and birch burr cabinets by Irpinia, out of Toronto, Canada, accompanied with beautiful granite countertops. Equipped with high-end appliances, such as Thermador, Miele, Wolf, Viking, Pisher-Pakel, and Bosch, giving a true gourmet kitchen experience. Overall this space spreads a vaulted, open beam ceiling that completes the blend of rustic/modern styling that captures the best of the surrounding environment. In-floor heating throughout keeps the main house very comfortable twelve months of the year. A master suite is accessed off the great room, which includes its own fireplace. Completing the main level is a five-car garage. Upstairs via an open spiral staircase lies a reading room and a unique observation room that creates a space that captures 360 degrees of mountain views. The lower level of the main house is 4130 square feet, fully finished, and has a private office, gym, and full bathroom. The main home is exceptional enough in its own right, but Five Star Ranch includes even more amenities, including an attached 3,276± square-foot guest house with four bedrooms and three baths, and a two-car garage. A short hike into the woods leads to a refurbished rustic cabin, perfect for stargazing. Two large metal shops with overhead garage doors complete the improvements at Five Star Ranch and allow plenty of workspace for vehicles and other equipment. Five Star Ranch is an exceptional property on all fronts. Written descriptions and photographs alone only give a taste of all this property has to offer. Contact us at M4 Ranch Group and we can arrange for a “five star tour” that will allow you to experience this landmark property for yourself.
$647,500  •  36.95 acres
~Be Still my Heart~You can enjoy the spectacular views of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range, the lush grassy meadow below all while sitting on your very own covered deck equipped with an outdoor sound system. This beautiful home offers hardwood and tile flooring with in-floor radiant heat, a complete surround sound system inside, to beautiful bright Aspen T&G vaulted ceilings and remote-controlled skylights. The main floor consists of an office, 1/2 bath, master bedroom with a walk-in closet & attached bath, laundry room, living room with a wood-burning stove, dining room, storage room, & the kitchen. The kitchen is equipped with BOSCH stainless steel appliances consisting of a new dishwasher, five-burner gas range, granite countertops, beautiful cherry cabinetry complete with under-cabinet lighting, and tiled backsplash. The over-sized walk-in pantry with excellent storage shelving provides enough space to stock up provisions for quite a while!The deck just off the kitchen is covered and heated wraps around the home and gives you direct access to those breathtaking and limitless views that are second to none from your lounge chair or from the therapeutic comfort of the hot tub, which is included! The deck is plumbed with one propane outlet and has access from two sets of screened double-doors. Downstairs, you have 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, a family room with a pellet stove, a large storage room, utility room, & an excellent bonus room perfect for your hobbies! The yard is fenced and offers ample space for gardening and pet safety. According to the Well report on the Colorado Division of Water Resources, this property has an excellent well. Irrigating up to an acre and watering your animals outside is permitted with this well.You also have an in-floor heated 3-car garage with full storage above and room for a workbench. Additionally, the property offers an insulated 32 x 40 workshop with a concrete floor and heated with a pellet stove & an office.Road Maintenance and Trash ServiceThis community has a Road Usage Group (aka: RUG) and is $585/year. The road maintenance is excellent. Also available is road plowing for your private drive and a small additional charge. Full trash service is $360/year.The LandThe property has private access to State Land, which gives direct access to the national forest. Excellent access to beautiful BLM property and Grape Creek nearby. Enjoy a hike and discover remnants of the old narrow-gauge railroad that once traversed this western country and the footprints of old western towns that settled along the old historic rail path.Internet and TV - Work from HOMECurrently:Hugh's Net - InternetDish - TVLocationExcellent year-round access and about 35 minutes from both Canon City or Westcliffe!The home is located 14 miles from Westcliffe & about 14 miles from Canon City. Colorado Springs Airport - 1.5 hr.Monarch Ski Resort - 1.5 hr.
$473,300  •  36.2 acres
Eagle Overhead RanchNO HOA/COVENANTSConsisting of 36.2 acres, fenced and crossed fenced. The cozy ranch home has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths with a 2 car attached garage. The home has had many updates throughout. The kitchen has granite countertops and tongue & groove walls along with new wood flooring. Both bathrooms have also been beautifully updated. The master bathroom has been customized with a tiled shower, sculptured shower doors, and beautiful vanity. Outside there is a huge 40x60 workshop with a 12 ft bay door, pole barn, corrals, pasture, and a small seasonal creek. You are able to watch your horses in the corral right out your big picture window! Plenty of places to ride and hike!There is a seasonal spring-fed pond. A domestic water well, Aspen and ponderosa trees, beautiful rock outcroppings, and mountain views. The access is definitely year-round and a short 10-minute drive to the quiet historic towns of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff.Colorado Springs is 1.5 hoursDenver is 2.5 hoursMonarch Ski Area - 1.5 hoursLake DeWeese Resovour - 30 minutes - Great fishing Arkansas River - 35 minutes - World Class Fly Fishing50+ high-country lakes along the Sangre de Cristo mountain rangeCall today for your showing as this great deal will not last long.
$165,000  •  35.5 acres
Elk Ridge Ranch Lot 5NO HOANO COVENANTSThe 35.5 acres offers good pasture for seasonal livestock grazing each year. The property is partially fenced and close to the National Forest and BLM land and is frequented by deer, elk, and other wildlife. Beautiful ponderosas and patches of aspen are all part of the Arkansas Mt. is situated to the south of these great properties, and offers shelter for the wildlife that live and pass through the property. It's located in Colorado Game Management Unit area 84. There is one additional 35-acre contiguous parcel available.This property is accessible year-round and has easy access to HWY 96 that takes you to Canon City, Florence - 35 minutes, Colorado Springs - 1.5 Hours, and Denver - 2 Hours. Monarch Ski Area - 1.75 hours and many other local attractions are part of the quiet allure of this mountain property.
$699,900  •  35.1 acres
Rendezvous Ranch~MASSIVE Price Reduction for Quick SALE~This property is beautifully placed in the Wet Mountains that cascade down into the Wet Mountain Valley. It's situated to enjoy the embellished 20 mile-wide valley views which ascend to the genuinely majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range to the west. The HomeThis picturesque sculpture was artfully built with love by two visionaries who believed that building a homestead for any possible dream was paramount. The creation of this architecture was beautifully designed and created so that the opportunity for it to be continually molded and modified into any lifestyle configuration that would be welcoming of future ideas and aspirations. This property invites you to feel the love, energy, and vision that is in the very foundation of its realization and to manifest YOUR wildest dreams in this Colorado mountain home.The home, constructed with Ray Core Structural Insulated Panels, consists of grand open space and colossal timber beams transcending vaulted ceilings as you enter, with picture windows directing your attention to the big valley and mountains from any room in the house. The kitchen is large with tile countertops and custom cabinetry of beautiful reclaimed Wyoming wind and snow fence. Each piece of reclaimed wood comes from the tall snow fences that line roadways of the wind-prone state of Wyoming. This distressed wood, naturally aged in the high plains and mountains of Wyoming, has been artistically infused in the design of the entire home. Step out from the kitchen or dining room to the grand outdoor covered deck that's perfect for your outdoor parties and has plenty of room for an outdoor kitchen! The laundry area is located just off the kitchen.The shop/studio area is opposite the kitchen and is wainscoted with this beautiful wood where the sunlight falls upon the artists' workbench from the wall of west-facing windows. (The studio area has the space to be remodeled into a bedroom or two if you so desire) The grand and sizable bathroom offers the same reclaimed wood finishes with slate tile ascending to the large jetted tub, which is situated to enjoy the breathtaking views while immersed in warm, clear rocky mountain water. The spiral staircase leads to the open loft with views of the rocky mountains visible from the king bed. (Not technically a bedroom as there is no closet at this time, but one could be designed with ease). The entire home is heated with a wood stove and has been plumbed for propane heat if desired.OutbuildingsThe unattached studio/workshop/man-cave has been equipped with a garage door and man-door and could easily be used as a garage if desired. The artistic interior is insulated and finished with corrugated tin walls, aspen ceiling, and concrete floors - the exterior consists of distressed corrugated tin with a covered deck. A Quonset hut utilized as the gardening shed for the fenced, raised-bed garden area and a 1,000 sq. ft., 50'x20', unfinished studio that would also make fantastic guest quarters are also a part of this artistically infused architectural homestead.The LandThe property has year-round access and is located a short distance south of Westcliffe, Colorado, in the foothills of the Wet Mountain Valley. Westcliffe is an easy three-hour drive from Denver, a 1.5-hour drive from Colorado Springs, and 45 minutes from Canon City and Pueblo. This property is quite close to the Silver West Airport that features a 54' x 7,000' runway.NearbyThe famous Crestone Needles, Crestone Peak, Kit Carson Mountain, and Humbolt Peak are a few of the mountains that are there for your viewing pleasure and offer 52 high-mountain lakes for an epic fishing and hiking experience. The 100-mile Rainbow Trail skirts the base of these mountains and stretches from New Mexico to Salida, Colorado.
$43,000  •  35.06 acres
Wellen LandThe view is stunning and the property drops away in front as to afford privacy without blocking the wildlife watching and big views. This Centennial Ranch lot has it all. Miles and Miles of country roads are available for horseback or ATV riding fun and relaxation. The entire range has 52 high-country lakes with great fishing and miles of trails. The possibilities are endless but there is one thing for sure, you will not want to miss this deal.
$150,000  •  35 acres
Elk Ridge Ranch Lot 4NO HOANO COVENANTSThe 35.5 acres offers good pasture for seasonal livestock grazing each year. The property is partially fenced and close to the National Forest and BLM land and is frequented by deer, elk, and other wildlife. Beautiful ponderosas and patches of aspen are all part of the Arkansas Mt. is situated to the south of these great properties, and offers shelter for the wildlife that live and pass through the property. It's located in Colorado Game Management Unit area 84. There is one additional 35-acre contiguous parcel available.This property is accessible year-round and has easy access to HWY 96 that takes you to Canon City, Florence - 35 minutes, Colorado Springs - 1.5 Hours, and Denver - 2 Hours. Monarch Ski Area - 1.75 hours and many other local attractions are part of the quiet allure of this mountain property.
$79,000  •  34 acres
American Flag LodeThis acreage is private property consisting of 3 patented mining claims filed initially by The Rosita Mining Company in April 1880. It is bordered by BLM on the north side. The claims are in full or in part, due to the existence of a county road that severs two of the mining claims. Electricity is close. Located off a County Maintained road. You can camp on your own property or build your dream home.Mineral rights transfer with this and all claims. The history of this area is rich and is located just north of the famous Bassick Mine. The Bassick was an important mine that opened in 1877 and was located about two miles north of Rosita, Colorado. Named the Bassick Mine in honor of its discoverer, E. G. Bassick, the mine proved to be quite rich. Ore worth $500,000 in gold and silver was taken from the mine during its first 18 months of operation and the town of Querida sprang up around it. The ore body of the Bassick Mine came from outcrops on the flanks of Mount Tyndall, the very location of this beautiful land. According to writings in the late 1800s, the ore occurs in a mass of brecciated (fragmented) volcanic rock, formed primarily of andesitic material. Mr. Cross, who published in this area in 1896, interpreted the brecciated rock as the filling of a volcanic neck. Interesting, right? Well, it is for those who love history. Those days of hard-rock mining and riches are long gone and the Wet Mountain Valley where mining history took place, has returned to its roots of ranching, hay production, scenic beauty, hunting, and hiking. The stories and memories of pivotal people remain, as do the remnants of the boom towns that sprang up during Colorado's rich history. To walk the land is to understand it's fascination for the immigrants settling the west and before them the Ute people who used the land as their summer hunting ground.
$38,900  •  0.3 acres
South West Plaza Lot 35Prime lot in Mission Plaza bordering open green space & has unobstructed views of the Sangre De Cristo mountain range. Hi-speed internet is available in this area! The Mission Plaza subdivision is conveniently located near schools and shopping, have covenants, & underground utilities.THE AREA:Mission Plaza is located in the Wet Mountain Valley near the historical towns of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff. The Custer County School and downtown shopping are in close proximity to Mission Plaza.THINGS TO DO NEARBY:This outstanding location offers you everything from 4x4 driving, hiking, camping, and fishing throughout the beautiful Sangre de Cristo mountain range(located just west of Westcliffe), to bird watching and observing other wildlife. The Sierra Mojada's (aka- Wet Mountains) are located east of Mission Plaza. Lake Deweese is located NE of Mission Plaza and is a great place to enjoy boating, water skiing, fishing, and camping. The Arkansas River is a short 30 minutes north and is popular for amazing fly fishing. Monarch Ski Resort is about 1.5 hours to the west and offers easy access to several levels of skiing.LOCAL SITESWestcliffe and Silver Cliff are located in the Wet Mountain Valley, Custer County, at approximately 8000 feet. The two towns are bordered on the west by the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains that ascend to 14,000 feet on some peaks, and the rolling Wet Mountains to the east. The Collegiate Peaks can be seen in the north along with Pikes Peak, and the Spanish Peaks can be seen to the south. The Wet Mountain Valley is famous for its unparalleled views, rural-ranching lifestyle, and endless miles of wilderness hiking trails through high-mountain meadows bursting with wildflowers and over 40 high-mountain lakes for fly-fishing.HISTORYThe Ute Indians were attracted to the Wet Mountain Valley by the plentiful water and abundant game. In the mid-1500s Spanish explorers entered the western edge of Custer County in search of gold, silver, and the fountain of youth. Over three hundred years later Europeans finally found the precious metals they sought, however, we are still looking for the fountain of youth.Located approximately 75 miles from Colorado Springs and only minutes from the quaint town of Westcliffe, you'll enjoy wildlife-viewing or big game hunting in this undiscovered mountain valley, boating or fishing at Lake DeWeese or first-class fly-fishing and rafting in the Arkansas River, just 30 minutes away. Skiing at Monarch Ski Area is only 90 minutes away. For hikers or backpackers, the Rainbow Trail (which runs from Salida to Westcliffe for 100 miles along the eastern edge of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains), can be accessed just west of town.