The Flying ME Ranch - 6755 Franktown Road, Washoe Valley, Nevada

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The Flying ME Ranch 6755 Franktown Road, Washoe Valley, Nevada

Built On History Restored With Luxury Ready For Your Future

Your Story Starts Here C

radled against the soaring Sierras in the northwest corner of Nevada, a historic property awaits its next adventure—the Flying ME Ranch. Here, in a sun-kissed valley under the crisp azure skies, the wild spirit of the west whispers to those ready to listen. The ranch’s roots wander back to the founding of the Silver State. When settlers first arrived in sagebrush-covered acres of Washoe Valley, they called it “The Garden of Eden.” Later, the valley’s lumber and agriculture would

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power the economic engine that brought silver from the famed Comstock Lode in Virginia City to the rest of the world. Today, this more than 80-acre property boasts a veritable compound of a thoughtfully restored historic structure and newly constructed residential and recreational buildings. At its heart sits a ranch home filled with modern conveniences, luxurious amenities, and bespoke design touches. The Flying ME Ranch’s next chapter is waiting for its next author. Will it be you? • 775-742-0669 •  | 3

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ZONING The current zoning of (Medium Density Rural) MDR and (General Rural) GR allows for subdividing the parcels into two.

WATER RIGHTS Water rights are abundant (192.67 AFA of surface water rights & 89.83 AFA of supplemental underground water rights) to maintain these properties in their current state.

The Landscape


acking up to National Forest and situated on two parcels totaling approximately 85 fenced acres, this epic one-of-a-kind property in west Washoe Valley, Nevada offers an enviable blend of seclusion and convenience. Enjoy panoramic views of Washoe Valley and Washoe Lake with your morning coffee, before taking a quick 30-minute drive to Lake Tahoe’s crystal waters. The Reno-Tahoe International

Airport is a mere 20-minutes away, and the state’s capital even closer. The Nevada location also offers the state’s welcoming tax structure. The property consists of two parcels. On the larger parcel, about 54 acres, you’ll find the home and all the outbuildings on fenced and cross-fenced pastures and forest. Across Franktown Road, another 30-acre parcel is currently used for hay cultivation and livestock grazing.



itting at the top of a meadow and surrounded by giant Ponderosa pine trees, the nearly 4,600-squarefoot main home, built in 2010, incorporates a view from almost every room. Surrounded by meticulously maintained grounds, the home’s rich hickory hardwoods and stone finishes incorporate the natural beauty of its surroundings into the design.

Peace of Mind A newly-installed Cellgate system offers security, real-time photos and peace of mind.

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The great room features vaulted ceilings with massive panoramic windows. A custom mahogany wood mantel, moved from South America in the 1940s, centers on a stone wood-burning Napoleon fireplace.

A grand entrance off the porte-cochere welcomes you into the main ranch home. There, one of the home’s multiple dining areas can host intimate dinner parties or larger soirees.

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aze onto the great room from your perch at the well-conceived full-service bar with a cocktail or glass of wine in hand. The custom glass inlaid cabinets offer ample opportunities to display a well-curated collection of fine glassware and spirits. Situated at the end of the bar through a custom-built, ornate steel door, you’ll find a 320-bottle capacity wine room. 10  | • 775-742-0669 •

Sip &  Savor Create epicurean delights in the thoughtfully arranged gourmet kitchen equipped with high-end appliances, a butler’s pantry, and a full walk-in pantry. KITCHEN DETAILS Monogram 48-inch Dual-Fuel Professional Range with four burners, grill and griddle topped with Monogram Professional Hood Bosch dishwasher GE Profile beverage refrigerator

Monogram 30-inch Smart Five-in-One Wall Oven French-door style Monogram built-in refrigerator/freezer Built-in Brew Express coffee maker Built-in trash compactor Shaw Farm sink • 775-742-0669 •  | 11


ndulge in the luxury and views of the home’s primary suite. From a sunken jetted bathtub, you can watch Nevada’s sunsets paint the sky from magenta to dusky blue. And, there’s no need to share with separate vanities and closets.

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On the north wing you will find two, well-appointed en-suite bedrooms, each featuring beautiful wood details, walk-in closets and ample views. • 775-742-0669 •  | 15


Guests are easily accommodated with another single bedroom located on the home’s north wing, along with a separate full bathroom.

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Work &  Play


he multipurpose room off the adjoining garage includes a full bathroom, bench seating with cubbies and hooks, a utility sink, island, designated washer/dryer area and a spot for an additional refrigerator and freezer. The surrounding plethora of custom cabinets offer ample storage for seasonal and auxiliary accessories. There’s plenty of room to park vehicles of all sizes in the property’s two oversized, two-car garages, separated by a carport. One includes a built-in dog-washing station. Whether you’re working from home or finishing the next great American Western novel, this spacious office can anchor your creativity and productivity. With nooks and crannies for storage and more, there’s plenty of room for everyone’s hobbies. • 775-742-0669 •  | 17

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n enormous, covered patio off the great room and primary suite creates the ideal space to relax and bask in the beauty of the outdoors. Listen to music or watch television from the patio or the great room using the installed BreatheAudio system. The outdoor kitchen with a built-in Traeger Smoker, and gas barbecue, along with bar seating and inground gas fire pit is the perfect setting to socialize. • 775-742-0669 •  | 19


cross the driveway and up an elegant walkway, you’ll find a custom-built horse barn with five stalls, tack room and shop. Adjacent to the house and barn is a fully-restored blacksmith shop circa 1866. Relocated from historic Virginia City on the V&T Railroad, the building now has a wood-burning stove and can be used as a game room, office, craft room, storage or more. Across the pasture and beyond the old apple orchard is a 50-foot by 30-foot steel building with approximately 20-foot tall doors, perfect for storing equipment, RVs, and hay. On the secluded south end of the property near the big pine trees runs Lewers Creek and adjacent pond used for irrigation storage and recreation. The pond can be stocked with a variety of local fish, such as rainbow or cutthroat trout. Several natural springs also pepper the parcel.

Tack & Elegance

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Email: Office: 775-746-7000 Cell: 775-742-0669 Website: License #S.0024561

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