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REAL ESTATE SOUTHWEST COLORADO

Lake City 970-944-5050 South Fork 719-873-5050 Pagosa Springs 970-264-5051

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LAKE CITY HOMES

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LAKE CITY LAND

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CREEDE HOMES

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CREEDE LAND

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OTHER AREAS HOMES/LAND

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PAGOSA SPRINGS LAND

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SOUTH FORK HOMES

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SOUTH FORK LAND

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

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AREA MAP

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Lake City Office

Pagosa Springs Office

South Fork Office

201 Gunnison Ave Lake City, CO 81235

1100 CR 200 Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

29919 W US Hwy 160 South Fork, CO 81154

970-944-5050

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719-873-5050

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Sunshine CAbin Quaint historic cabin on 3 lots with lots of mature trees, located in Wade’s Addition. The cabin offers 2 bedrooms, and 1 bath with a total of 919± square feet of living space. The cabin has a large main floor master, with the second bedroom on the second level, and the rest of the living space on the main floor. The home will be sold partially furnished. The exterior property has 2 outbuildings and is partially fenced. The cabin is just outside of Lake City limits and is zoned for residential and commercial. Good central location, short walking distance to downtown Lake City, Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, parks, restaurants, and retail shops. Nice mountain views and lots of potential due to zoning.

MLS: 770110

$179,000

Charming Pine Street Cabin Charming 1,092± square foot log cabin located in the quaint town of Lake City, Colorado. Situated in the “Ball Flats” on two town lots with mountain views and city utilities. The cabin has an open living/dining/kitchen area with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The single level log cabin is walking distance to the town of Lake City.

MLS: 769442

$212,500

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Home with Stunning Views Located in the quaint subdivision of San Juan Hills is a 2,391± square foot home with an attached oversized 2 car garage. Stunning valley and mountain views can be taken in from the front deck and the incredible main floor windows. The main floor is an open floor plan with kitchen, dining and living area. A woodburning stove located on the main floor living area will keep the home warm and cozy. The master suite and bathroom along with a guest room and bath are also located on the main floor. The lower level has a bedroom and bath along with another living area. Laundry and entrance to the garage are also located on the lower level. The property has a unique feature, an attached sunroom/greenhouse for you to practice your growing skills. The .775± acre lot is partially fenced and has a chicken coop already in place. A touch of the country with the convenience of being close to town. Wood Laminate flooring has recently been installed throughout the house.

MLS: 766524

$355,000

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Riverside Estates Home Located a short distance from the town of Lake City, Colorado in the Riverside Estates Subdivision on .71± acre lot plus 1/3 interest in a view protection lot. Perched on the hillside this stately 2,809± square foot. home has a wraparound deck, attached 2-car garage, and a partial concrete driveway. This home has a wow factor, with a wall of windows bringing in breathtaking mountain views of Red Mountain and Roundtop, vaulted ceilings with exposed wooden beams, large brick fireplace and that’s just in the living/dining room. The master bedroom suite, kitchen, pantry, laundry room, wet bar and half bath all can be found on the main floor. The second floor has it own wow factor with a large second living space with lots of windows, 2 sliding doors going out to a second story deck, wet bar, bathroom and small bedroom or office. Finishing the second floor are two additional guest rooms with a Jack and Jill bathroom between them. MLS: 762030

$480,000

San Juan Meadows Utopia This lovely 2,290± square foot one level home has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and comes partly furnished. The master bath has a nice jacuzzi tub and separate walk in shower, spacious vanity, and a walk-in closet with a large safe that stays with the home. A comfortable open plan living/dining/kitchen with lots of room to entertain. The chef kitchen has custom maple cabinets, granite counter tops, large double sink and all appliances stay. Aspen T&G ceilings throughout the home, two gas log fireplaces, surround sound, several builtins and tons of storage and in-floor heating. Two large covered decks, an oversize 3-car attached garage with workshop space and attic for storage. The lot is nicely wooded, with walk ways and a large asphalt drive way. The HOA maintains the community water well, roads, and offers private fishing on the Lake Fork of the Gunnison plus a private stocked pond and picnic pavilion. MLS: 768474

$549,900

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Lake Fork Estates Log Home A beautiful custom log home nestled in the aspens in the sought-after Lake Fork Estates. Sitting on just under an acre with amazing mountain views. The home offers one level living, which is a rarity in the mountains. The main home offers a stunning living space with hardwood floors, tongue and groove ceilings with round log beams, pine beetle kill counter tops and a beautiful moss stone fireplace. The living opens to the dining and kitchen. Two well appointed bedrooms and baths complete the main floor. Most rooms have access to the fabulous deck to take in those incredible views. The deck connects to a charming guest cabin, offering one bedroom and one bath with a partial kitchen. The heated walkout basement is home to a one car garage, workspace area, and storage room. Irrigation water is available.

MLS: 769430

$565,000

Elegant Lake City Home Bright and open, partially furnished 3 bedroom, 3 bath home in a small gated community located south of Lake City. The beautiful living area, adjacent to the open kitchen, features large windows, hardwood floors, spectacular fireplace and tongue and groove ceilings. Enjoy the sounds of the river from the private balcony off the master bedroom. Guests will appreciate the privacy of the basement’s living quarters complete with bathroom and kitchen. The exterior living space is as luxurious as the inside with spacious redwood decks, custom stone fire pit and hot tub. The property includes fishing rights on the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River and the use of the common areas.

MLS: 684853

$595,000

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American Basin Views Claiming the highest address in the lower 48 states, this custom log home sits on 4.95 ± acres located at the historical Tabasco Mill site on beautiful Cinnamon Pass, giving way to stunning 360 degree views of nature’s wonderland, including the famous American Basin and Handies Peak, all which is surrounded by BLM land. The 1472± square foot. off-grid cabin has all the comforts you will need. On the main floor is the living space, kitchen, bath and two built in bunkbeds. The large loft hosts a beautiful sleeping area and office with stunning views. The cabin has a state of the art solar system which has been recently doubled in capacity. It also has a backup generator system for the entire cabin. The water purification system has UV treatment, on demand household pump and reverse osmosis system. The cabin will be sold with everything so all you have to do is bring your toothbrush. MLS: 708787

$599,000

Tack Shed The Tack Shed location is one of only three parcels of property in the area that has totally unobstructed views of the Sleeping Ute Mountain Range. This special location has provided enjoyment for thousands of guests over the years and is one of the most photographed places for families and friends in Lake City. Whether saddling up for a trail ride, watching the sun rise or set over the lake or taking a family video, lifelong memories have been made here over many, many years. The new owner has taken this captivating structure and location and created an absolute dream home with amazing views and privacy. From the custom kitchen and tiled baths to the detailed and meticulous design - exceptional has been the result. Lake City has no other “cabin” like this one and never will again. This is a once in a lifetime home.

MLS: 722589

$599,000

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Hutchins House Located within walking distance of Lake City, this well-appointed 3,777Âą square foot. lodge style home has been fully renovated from floors to ceilings. The kitchen features new cabinets, granite countertops, commercial gas stove/oven with pot filler, 10 ft. island with a farm sink, built-in microwave, dishwasher, and wine rack. The lodge features 7 bedrooms, and 5 1/2 bathrooms. Four bedrooms with attached baths are located on the first floor. One of the bedrooms is wheelchair accessible with an outside entrance and ramp. Also located downstairs is a laundry room, pantry, and a 25 x 30 great room. The lodge has been very successful in the short term rental market, offering the new owner income potential or just a wonderful family retreat.

MLS: 755302

$649,000

A Piece of Paradise on the Lake This beautiful three story home has the most incredible views overlooking Lake San Cristobal, Colorado’s second largest natural lake. The large wrap-around deck is great for entertaining family and enjoying the lake, and mountain and valley views during any time of the year. The spacious main level has expansive windows, in-floor heating for year round comfort, and a stunning stone fireplace in the den with vaulted ceilings. The home also features a mother-in-law suite on the ground level with two bedrooms, nice kitchen, and a private entrance. With year round access and a location second to none, this Piece of Paradise is not to be missed.

MLS: 702290

$699,000

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Alpine Vista Court This custom Cedar D-Log home is beyond compare! Its beauty is only surpassed by the acres of aspen and pine trees on the property and the absolutely breathtaking views of Sunshine Mountain from the expansive deck surrounding the home. With custom built Aspen cabinetry, beautiful tile work in the master bedroom and kitchen, a beautiful floor to ceiling stone fireplace is the focal point in the large living area with vaulted ceilings, surround-sound throughout, in floor radiant heating - even in the garage - the amenities seem to be endless. The home also offers a separate mother-in-law suite with a private entrance from the outside which is very well landscaped! Expect to see all kinds of wildlife from this mountain retreat.

MLS: 704490

$749,900

lakefront mountain home A stunning lakefront home located in Lake City, Colorado.This 3,723± square foot luxury home sits right on the shores of Colorado’s second largest natural lake, Lake San Cristobal. The home features large, two story windows that showcase the beauty of the lake and mountains surrounding you. A custom rock fireplace, high tongue and groove ceilings, hardwood floors, granite counter tops, and custom iron railings give you an elegant feel in a picturesque mountain setting. A main floor master bedroom with master bath comes complete with custom walk in shower and Jacuzzi tub. There are multiple decks to take in the one-of-a-kind views as well as an additional 2 bed 1 bath guest quarters that sit above the garage. You don’t want to miss this unique and elegant home on the lake.

MLS: 729270

$895,000

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Hidden River Home Hidden just off of the highway and perched above the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River is a stunning home on 5.37 ± acres with 900 ± feet of river frontage, at 6,460 ± square foot. with 6 bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths. The open living area leads to the beautiful kitchen, large island, plenty of storage and rustic style tin ceiling. Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining area with large windows, perfect for enjoying the views. Also on the main floor is a spacious master suite with deck access and luxurious bathroom. The basement level offers a master bedroom with deck access and features four built-in bunk beds, large game room, bar, exercise room, large mud room, laundry room, guest bathroom and large heated 2 car garage. The third floor is home to 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and a loft.

MLS: 718887

$1,199,000

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Lake City Area - Land

8.25± Acres in Lake City Rare opportunity to own 8.2± acres within walking distance to the Town of Lake City, Colorado. Located at the end of Bluff Street in the county with city water and sewer near. Great development possibilities. Nice mountain views and several building sites.

MLS: 741420

$350,000

Lake San Cristobal Acreage Located on and above the shores of Lake San Cristobal, Colorado’s second largest natural lake, sits 28.095± acres. This amazing lakefront property offers some of Colorado’s most spectacular scenery. Mountain and lake views are captured throughout the various topographies of this acreage. Bordered by public lands and offering year round access by a maintained county road. Lakefront acreage has a well in place, with electricity near. This incredible acreage is located in game unit 66 and on the famous Alpine Loop. Offering limitless outdoor recreational activities right out your front door while still being close to the town of Lake City and its amenities and activities. This property has tremendous development possibilities. With a recent price reduction this rare hard to find lake property.

MLS: 767277

$699,000

River Acreage Beautiful 11.637± acres with 1,100± feet of Lake Fork of the Gunnison River frontage. Two ponds located on the property, driveway put in, 30 x 50 metal barn with log siding is in place. Seller has 1/3 ownership in artesian well. Utilities near. Nice pasture, fencing in place, gate at entrance, and Highway 149 frontage. The acreage is in the San Juan Meadows subdivision, owners enjoy semi-private fishing, stocked fishing pond and use of picnic pavilion. The property is quite enchanting with the sounds of the river, mountain views, and mature trees. Property could be a great fishing property, cattle property, horse property, or simply a great site for your dream home.

MLS: 761226

$850,000

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Magnificient Mountain Acreage Beautiful and versatile 12.78 ± acres in a small subdivision just 20 minutes from Lake City has everything the ideal Colorado property should have: views, two private lakes full of fish, huge trees, the level home sites with underground electric, phone and a well, all in an easily accessible location on a year round county road. The property is on the Alpine Loop Back Country Byway and is close to public lands access for four-wheeling, hiking, fishing and more!

MLS: 745618

$989,000

Lake City Overlook This 10.77 ± acres could be the vacation home location of your dreams. This property offers you 800 ± feet of the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, which provides exceptional trout fishing. Big views of Round Top and Red Mountain can be seen from multiple vantage points and potential home sites. Feels like country living yet close to town. Established subdivision with no covenants or HOA. The property has year round access and maintained roads. This is the ultimate property with river, views and privacy.

MLS: 704936

$1,400,000

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Lake City Area - Land

Alpine Vista

Lakeshore Estates

Lakeshore Estates Lot 3 Lot 6 Amazing 3.88 ± acres in the coveted Alpine Vista subdivision backs up to BLM lands and provides you with hundreds of acres on which to play without owning them! With so many trees, great views, a driveway already in place and year round maintained roads, this easily accessible location is the perfect place to build your mountain dream home.

Very quiet location above Lake San Cristobal boasts fantastic views and nice trees. The 1.64± acre lot is part of a common interest community with only 3 parcels and allows for access to a common area on the lake. Utilities are to the lot line and it is accessible year round. Owner Financing. MLS: 718804

$150,000

Lakeshore Estates Lot 1 MLS: 770544

$275,000

Lake San Cristobal Subdivision

This incredible 1.19± acre on the west side of the stunning Lake San Cristobal near Lake City has lots of trees and a fantastic view of the lake. There is currently a well in place and several locations upon which to build. Accessible year round. MLS: 707462

$163,500

Lakeshore Estates Lot 2 Sitting across from Lake San Cristobal is a beautiful treed 1.14± acre lot. The lot offers breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding mountains. Well in place, utilities to lot, and a level building site. MLS: 738109 $169,000

Lot Overlooking Lake San Cristobal At just over 1± acre, this lot boasts beautiful views of Lake San Cristobal and the surrounding mountains. A number of utilities are already in place including access to a shared well, electric, telephone and a septic tank. Access is provided via a privately maintained road and the lot features a level building site just waiting for your dream home.

MLS: 687960

$360,000

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Mining Claims

Monte Queen

Crown Point Lode Claim Crown Point Lode Claim sits just below American Basin. The claim consists of 5.29± acres with no mineral rights. This beautiful high alpine mountain property sits right on the Alpine Loop off Cinnamon Pass with commanding views of American Basin. MLS: 760909

$60,000

Risorgimento Lode Claim This Colorado property includes stunning mountain views, the sounds of rushing rivers drifting across a gentle slope with commanding trees and no neighbors for miles, the Risorgimento Lode Claim could be the perfect property. A 10.33± acre parcel just close enough to town for easy access to all of Lake City’s amenities. Seasonally accessible. MLS: 763054

$65,000

Lily Lode Mining Claim The parcel #2 in the Lily Lode Mining Claim is 4.421± acres and located above Capitol City. This beautiful property is covered in aspen and pine trees with a road to the property. Yellowstone Creek divides the property with wonderful views of the valley. MLS: 709532

$79,000

Lot 6 Beautiful 1± acre Lake City lot with year round access. This home site boasts excellent views which overlook ponds, pastures and gorgeous mountains. Extraordinary property with trees and wildlife just out your back door! Water (community well) and electricity are to the property. MLS: 708152 $ 1 1 9,0 0 0

Galena Mining District Claim Six mining claims totaling 54.718± acres, located 10 miles southwest of Lake City just above historic Capital City. Located in the Galena Mining District, the claims are seasonal, and are accessible by fourwheel drive road. The claims are filled with beautiful aspen and pine trees with stunning views all around. All mineral rights are included. MLS: 767958

$129,000

Mountain Meadows

San Juan Mountain Mining Claims Twenty-four mining claims located in various mining districts throughout the San Juan Mountains. The claims total 241.59± acres of beautiful raw mountain terrain. Varying in topographies with elevations ranging from 9,200± feet to 13,800 feet. Some of the claims have been used in the past for backpacking, hiking, rock-climbing and camping. The claims are located in the mining districts of Lake, Park, Carson and Galena.

Lot 1

MLS: 745975 $249,000

MLS: 704922 $199,000

This fantastic lot has some of the most spectacular views in the area. The 7.8± acres has easy access and electricity is available to the road. Perfect site for your new home or vacation home amidst some of the most gorgeous trees and scenery.

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Lot 86

Park Creek WEST Lot 9 Beautiful 1.30± lot in a fantastic neighborhood in Park Creek overlooking the Lake Fork Valley. Located south of Lake City above Vickers Ranch, within close proximity to town, this lot is accessible year round. Offering amazing views, privacy, and a well in place, this could be the perfect spot for your mountain dream home. MLS: 719068

$119,000

1.42± Acres. The lot has a nice building site with views of the surrounding mountains. Utilities are at the lot line. MLS: 747222

Lot 43 Beaufiul views .65± acre lot located in the coveted San Juan Ranch Estates Subdivision in Lake City, Colorado. MLS: 761237

Riverside Estates

$59,500

$60,000

Lot 65

Riverside Estates LOT 7, Blk 7 .39± acre lot nestled in the Riverside Estates subdivision. Located near the town of Lake City, Colorado. Surrounded by trees and mountain views. Utilities to lot line and city water available. MLS: 728128 $40,000

San Juan Ranch Estates

A nicely wooded .97± acre lot located in the coveted San Juan Ranch Estates Subdivision in Lake City, Colorado. MLS: 723598 $64,900

Lot 2 This 1.52 ± acre lot is at the end of a cul-de-sac in the coveted San Juan Ranch Estates Subdivision. This lot has river views and you can hear the river from the building site. $79,000 MLS: 707527

Lot 71 A gently sloping, treed, 1.17± lot in San Juan Ranch Estates sits at just over an acre. Its panoramic views include Round Top and T Mountain to the south, and the Lake Fork Valley to the north. MLS: 698695 $110,000

Fishing rights on a mile of private river and a stocked pond. A beautiful picnic pavillion and BBQ pit for owner’s use is located next to the river and stocked fishing pond. The Subdivision is served by three wells, septic is required. Lot 25 Located in the highly coveted San Juan Ranch Estates, this .93 ± acre lot has great views, year round access, and nice trees. MLS: 680865

$29,500

Lot 15 This beautiful lot is located on a cul-de-sac road. This lot has large mountain views and an optimal building site nestled in the trees for added privacy. MLS: 757784

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$55,000

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San Juan Ranch Estates

Park Creek & Park Creek West


Lake City Area - Land

Town of Lake City

Velvin Subdivision

Lake City North - Lot 18 Mature Ponderosa pines and views of Red Mountain, Round Top, and T Mountain accent this lovely Lake City North home site. This .33 ± acre parcel has easy access to shopping, restaurants and town. MLS: 730883

$36,000

T- Mountain - Lot 35 This 1.91± acre lot. Not only does the lot have incredible views of Lake City and T-Mountain, it also borders public lands and is near the end of a very quiet street with year round access. MLS: 768176

$59,900

Lots 11-13, BLK 3 Located off Hotchkiss Street are 3 town lots for residential building. Offering views of the mountains and river. City utilities are available. MLS:758938

$75,000

Lots 8-13, BLK 2 Located in a quiet location off Pine Street are 6 town lots for residential building. The lots have mountain views. MLS: 758651

Upper Alpine Valley Acreage Covered in aspens and bordering public land, this beautiful 9 ± acre lot located on the Alpine Loop Scenic Byway provides astounding views and prime location. Secluded yet not too far from Lake City, electricity is already in place and ready to help you create your perfect mountain retreat. MLS: 738889 $189,000

$90,000

4 Lots on South Henson - Wades Addition Heavily treed .445± acre lot on a cul-de-sac, located in the county. Nice sized shed already on the property and will convey with sale. Convenient walkable location to the Town. MLS: 758929

$130,000

Downtown lots Four downtown Lake City lots located right on Silver Street. Located in the historic district along the boardwalk with several established businesses already in place, giving you outstanding exposure year round. MLS: 764473

$139,000

Weems Malter Placer Lot 1 This 1± acre lot is located minutes from Lake City in the small gated subdivision of Weems’ Malter Placer. This is Lake City’s only gated community. The property includes fishing rights on the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River and the use of the common areas, which are right on the river. MLS: 714531 $149,000

Lot 4 This 1.00 ± acre lot is located minutes from Lake City in the small gated subdivision of Weems’ Malter Placer. This is Lake City’s only gated community. The property includes fishing rights on the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River and the use of the common areas. A Quiet, small, private gated community, with the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River running through . MLS: 764328 $ 1 59, 5 0 0

Wyss Land Lot 2 18± acre lot in Wyss’s Lands subdivision. Views of Sunshine Peak, Red Cloud Peak, Grassy Mountain & Grassy Peak, as well as the Lake Fork Valley accent this wonderful parcel. Improved driveway to desirable homesite. Electricity near lot. Well and septic is required. MLS: 769973 $189,900

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W hats there to do? Lakes

Rivers & Creeks

Blue Mesa Largest body of water in Colorado. Blue Mesa holds multiple state records on fish, from 50+lb lake trout, to browns breaking 30lbs, to record breaking Kokanee Salmon. This is an exceptional recreation lake as well as a very strong fishery. Lake San Cristobal 2nd largest natural lake in Colorado. Not only one of the largest, but one of the most picturesque sites in this country. Great fishing, too cold to recreate for long. Crystal Lake 5 mile hike into Uncompahgre Wilderness Area from Lake City. Sitting at 13,000 ft, you will feel it when you arrive. This is a great day hike, or an outstanding overnight pack trip into the edge of Wilderness. Rio Grande Reservoir Located in Hinsdale County, 50± miles through Lake City into the Headwaters of the Rio Grande River. While a longer trip, Stony Pass and this valley are an area that finds our family on multiple trips in the summer season. Continental Reservoir One of the areas stronger fisheries, located 50± miles from Lake City into the Headwaters of the Rio Grande.

Cebolla Creek Amazing brookie fishing. Henson Creek Joining the Lake Fork River in the town of Lake City, this 14± miles of stream offers both challenging fast flow fishing as well as high alpine brook adventures. Lake Fork of the Gunnison Exceptional public fishing. Now this is a serious fishery. Deep pools home to large browns, cut bows, and rainbows, and great wet fly with a dropper fishing. Gunnison River One of Colorado’s stronger river fisheries and exceptional float river. Big Blue Creek High Alpine at its best. Experience 100 brookie days while hiking to Slide Lake. Moose are common on this stretch of high county stream.

Alpine Loop ATV/OHV trails from Lake City to Silverton/ Ouray, Animas Forks, crossing the divide on multiple locations. This is a wonderful thing in our country, the 4wd trips never seem to get old…. we love this part of the valley!!

Natural Wonders Slumgullion Slide, Formed Lake San Cristobal 800- 2,000 years ago. Black Canyon, One of our nations deepest and most scenic canyons. Exceptional park boat tours. Carson Ghost town , Colorado’s best preserved ghost town, located on 4wd drive trails leaving from Lake City. A favorite scouting trip throughout the summer. Wheeler Geologic, One of this region’s coolest spectacles, located in the Rio Grande Drainage. Clear Creek Falls , On Hwy 149 headed to Creede you can experience the natural beauty of this amazing waterfall.

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The Village at Sky Hi - Cabin 1 The Village at Sky Hi is a gated community located on the headwaters of the Rio Grande River and Lost Trail Creek. The property adjoins 1.8 million acres of the Rio Grande National Forest and 500,000 acres of Weminuche Wilderness. This cabin is 277 square feet and has an open sleeping area/kitchen/living room and a full bathroom complete with a restored antique claw foot tub/shower. The cabin is surrounded by a common area and has a community well and a community septic system. As one of the “pioneer� cabins, it was originally built in 1950 and completely remodeled in 1999. The cabin has propane-powered appliances and lights as well as a complete solar system with battery bank and inverter. Included are full kitchen appliances, propane stove, propane refrigerator, antique kitchen sink. An antique bathroom sink, antique wood cookstove. Also included are queen-sized and twin Tempurpedic beds, end table, and dining table with fold-out leaf and several chairs. MLS: 767159

$119,000

The Village at Sky HI - Cabin This cabin is 823 square feet of finished living space with an additional 248 square feet of covered deck. The interior square footage includes a loft area where the views are EVEN MORE astounding! The cabin is surrounded by a common area and has a community well and a community septic system. The original structure that was on the property was torn down and this beautiful hand-hewn and chinked log cabin was built from the ground up and completed in the summer of 2012. Included are full kitchen appliances, (propane stove, propane refrigerator, and antique kitchen sink), Jotul propane cast iron heat stove (heat source), propane tankless and on-demand water heater, dining table, and chairs, two queen beds, one twin bed (all with Tempur-Pedic mattresses, and rocking chairs, some tools and ladders, etc.). .

MLS: 767265

$279,000

Rio Grande Creede Cabin A beautifully remodeled cabin located in the Upper Rio Grande Valley. The cabin borders forest service land and is a short walk out your back door to the beautiful Rio Grande River, giving you access to its famous gold medal trout fishing. The cabin gives way to a modern-rustic palette with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath on the main floor and a large sleeping loft with its own bathroom on the second floor. The cabin comes furnished, has a wood-burning stove, and an ETS unit. Shortterm rentals are allowed, and you have year round access. Located a short distance from the historic mining town of Creede, offering shopping, Underground Mining Museum, and the Creede Repertory Theatre.

MLS: 768090

$349,000

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Creede- LAND

Carnan Estates

Lot 14 This 4.12Âą acre lot has unimpeded views of the surrounding mountains and is just a short drive from Creede. With underground utilities close to the lot line and level building sites, this lot could be the perfect site. MLS: 709758

$57,000

Lot 6 Expansive views of the entire Creede valley, including views of the river. Walk out your back door into thousands of acres of Forest Service lands that border the property on the back! Utilities are close, and the subdivision has private access to the Rio Grande River. Year around access from Deep Creek Road and level building sites. MLS: 747853 $89,000

Lot 7 Beautiful views of the entire Creede valley, including views of the river, Bristol Head Mountain, and the cliffs above Creede. This lot borders the Forest Service to the back and has mature pines and aspens. Utilities are close, and the subdivision has private access to the Rio Grande River. MLS: 762242

$99,950

Mining Claims

Mining Claim Breathtaking mining claim with mature aspens, pine trees, and views. Live remotely but with conveniences. Electricity close, septic in, well needs to be drilled. Just a few minutes from Creede. Borders Forest Service. MLS: 738970

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$99,900

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Other Areas-HOmes/Land

Blue MEsa Guniison lots 52-54

Subdivision

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Located on the first cul-de-sac of Blue Mesa Estates. The lot is flat in the front with a downhill treed slope in the back giving the owners plenty of room to build and play on this beautiful 6± acres. The comfortable mix of open land and mature trees make this lot an exceptional location, with the added benefit of maintained main roads in the winter, a clubhouse, and fishing lake for use by owners. This property is perfect for a future mountain retreat.

MLS: 755769

$35,000

Log Hill Parcel - Montrose This 40-acre parcel lies just over 6 miles from the small mountain town of Colona, Colorado, home of some great coffee, and only 16 miles from one of Colorado’s most up and coming mountain towns, Montrose, Colorado, and Ridgway, Colorado just to the south. Log Hill offers the best of many worlds, ease of access, access to utilities, lifestyle benefits, and unparalleled views of both the Uncompahgre Range and the Dallas Divide. Utilities are near, water tap is paid, and the property is fully fenced.

$225,000

MLS: 767562

Beauty on the HIll - Powderhorn Contemporary custom log cabin within the Blue Mesa Subdivision, but this holding is not part of the Blue Mesa Homeowners Association, so no HOA regulations or dues. The cabin sits on 35± acres up on a hill giving you captivating views in every direction. Exterior features include a fenced backyard, storage shed with woodshed, full RV hookup for your guests, covered decks, and an attached 3 car garage. The property is serviced by a well that has been permitted for domestic, livestock, and one acre of lawn and garden use. The 2,528± square foot cabin is beautifully done inside, giving you 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, open kitchen/dining/living, and a large loft for flex space to use for whatever you need. The cabin utilizes forced air heating and a cozy woodburning stove. The cabin showcases tongue and groove ceilings throughout, Hickory wood floors in the kitchen and living areas, gorgeous tile in both bathrooms, and cozy warm carpet in the bedrooms. MLS: 770872

$639,000

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Pagosa Springs Area - LAND

The Reserve at Pagosa Peak

Parcels in the coveted development of The Reserve at Pagosa Peak which is surrounded on three sides by National Forest and features 100 plus acres of open space, a nature trail system and some of the most breathtaking views in the area. Having paved roads and underground utilities (including central water and sewer), this upscale and prestigious gated community also boasts the Owner Guest Lodge with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, complete kitchen and is very nicely appointed.

Lot 130

MLS: 761993

Lot 123

MLS: 758170

Lot 115

MLS: 758235

Lot 137

MLS: 769990

Lot 89

MLS: 758617

$50,000 $89,900 $91,500 $129,500 $142,000

Lot 90

MLS: 758616 $142,000

Lot 58

MLS: 738172

Lot 57

MLS: 738173

Lot 91

MLS: 769961

Lot 105

MLS: 733321

Lot 52

MLS: 770895

$145,000 $147,500 $155,000 $163,000 $165,000

Lot 69

MLS: 738174 $189,000

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South Fork Area - Homes

River's Edge Park Home

Charming Landscaped Park Model

One bedroom/one bath park model nicely finished. The kitchen and dining area are nice with full-sized appliances and plenty of room to cook and gather. Full of log furniture including a custom-built log entertainment center with an electric log fireplace that is included with the purchase price. The home has double pane windows and Styrofoam insulation and Hardy Board exterior. MLS: 767873 $125,000

This immaculately kept park model is situated on two lots at the end of a drive with beautiful large trees, grass and ground cover. The park model is one bedroom, one bathroom with walk in shower. The kitchen, dining area and living room are open and there is a charming Colorado room completely tongue and grooved with beetle kill blue pine. MLS: 735427 $142,000

Charming Ponderosa Cabin Log Cabin in a popular established neighborhood where it can be put on a shortterm rental program. The cabin has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and was remodeled in 2017. The main floor has an open kitchen/ dining room, cozy living room complete with a gas log fireplace, bedroom, and full bathroom, and a spacious laundry/mudroom. There are two bedrooms (one with a twin and twin/ trundle beds, another with a queen bed) and a spacious 3/4 bathroom. There is also an upstairs balcony where one can sit and watch the resident herds of deer and other wildlife. . A downstairs covered deck and a completely fenced backyard (complete with a doggy door into the mudroom) are features the cabin offers. A nice detached two-car garage with concrete floors completes this property. The income potential is great.

MLS: 760985

$279,000

One Level Ponderosa Cabin This is a perfect cabin for year round living or seasonal visits, and in a subdivision that allows the owner to receive income through short term rentals the rest of the year. Enter the cozy and separate dining area complete with a gas fireplace. There is a total of four bedrooms and two full bathrooms.The master suite has a glassed-in sunroom that provides a lot of warmth during the cold months. The full kitchen comes with new appliances and the living area has vaulted ceilings and features a freestanding gas log stove. Exit the living room through glass patio doors and onto a welcoming back porch with a fenced in yard with views of the national forest. There is a nice small log sided building for keeping yard equipment.

MLS: 763603

$297,000

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Charming Home on the River Rare opportunity to own a beautiful house on the Rio Grande River for a very reasonable price. This charming log, three-bedroom, 2 and half bath home is located in the established neighborhood of Deer Park in South Fork, Colorado. It has a beautifully landscaped lot with trees with unsurpassed surrounding views. There is a detached two-car garage and a spacious deck on the river. Beautiful open floor plan for the kitchen, formal dining room, breakfast nook, and family room. The master suite is spacious with a walk-in closet and roomy bathroom that includes a separate garden tub and walk-in shower. Two guest rooms share a full bathroom and there is a half bath near the home entrance and just off the laundry (mudroom).The subdivision stocks trophy Cut-Bows in the gold medal river and there is a fishing easement for approximately 3/4 of a mile. MLS: 768363

$489,900

HORSE PROPERTY Incredible Horse Property. The home is a virtually maintenance free stucco and rock sided home containing three bedrooms and three bathrooms, including a large four-piece master suite bathroom, a full bath upstairs between the two guest bedrooms, and a 1/2 bath on the main floor. The main level has a very open floor plan which includes a large gourmet kitchen complete with breakfast bar, breakfast nook, two pantries, and spacious open dining room. The second story has two nice sized guest rooms, a full bathroom, and big views. A detached oversized two car garage as well as a new horse barn which includes three enclosed stalls. 3Âą full acres of lush sub water irrigated native grass. The well is excellent and is augmented for domestic animals and irrigation of up to one acre. MLS: 758369

$549,000

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Beaver Mountain Southwest Style Walk into a large entranceway that leads into two oversized guest rooms, each with its own bathroom (one full and one 3/4). There is also a large laundry room with a separate sink area. Another door leads to the attached two car garage where there is a small private workshop and access to crawl spaces. Go up the stairs to the main living area chosen specifically for the INCREDIBLE views! The living room, kitchen and dining room are all created to flow with an open floor plan. French doors take you out onto the deck that faces northwest for views of the glacial formed palisades cliffs toward the historic mining town of Creede. The subdivision has a stream fed, common area pond that is teeming with trout and and this property borders the National Forest creating a big back yard MLS: 717696

$575,000

Log Home with Epic Views Beautiful log home built with full swedish cope logs. The home has quartz counter tops in the kitchen and bathrooms, tile floor interior and carpeted bedrooms, with accent sheet rock walls done in tasteful shades of grays. The kitchen has custom cabinetry with soft close features. There is a spacious master suite on the main level complete with double sinks in the bathroom, walk through closet, and walk in tile shower. Upstairs are two guest bedrooms, each with private bathrooms, one full bath with tub/shower combination and one with a 3/4 bath. There is a half bath off the kitchen dining area as well. The main living room is open to the kitchen and dining room and there is a utility room off the kitchen with doors for noise mitigation. The insulated basement area holds two vehicles and has a nice bonus room which could be used as an artist's studio, workout room, or man-cave. MLS: 757735

$595,000

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Creekside log Cabin Exquisite custom full log home on 10.48Âą acres with Forest Service bordering on the east side of the property and a year round live creek running through the west side of the property. The home has a large master suite on the main floor with a large bathroom that has separate shower and tub and a large walk in closet. The guest rooms are spacious and are on the upper floor with a large guest bath between them. There is also a large loft that can be used for office space or workout facility or both. Spacious kitchen and dining area are separated by a useful breakfast bar. The home has an oversized, heated, three car garage/ shop on the lower level and on the main level another one car garage. Fenced backyard area for the furry members of the family to come and go through the doggie doors. There are covered porches on all sides of the home and a beautiful outdoor hot tub. MLS: 756741

$759,000

Exquisite Country Riverhome The main home is just over 4,700Âą square feet and includes a spacious master on the main floor along with a beautiful full bathroom with jacuzzi tub. The kitchen is complete with a breakfast dining area and then opens into a large formal dining area. The kitchen has upgraded Electrolux double ovens, dishwasher, refrigerator, and Viking Induction range top stove. The great room has vaulted ceilings, a wet bar complete with wine cooler and large crushed ice maker, and an efficient pellet stove with access out to the covered porch with an outside entertainment area and then onto a small deck situated right on the river. There is also a convenient half bath for guests. Upstairs there are three more bedrooms (two of which are masters), and three additional bathrooms, one full and two 3/4 baths with custom tile and stone showers. MLS: 749402

$795,000

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South Fork Area - Homes

Log Home with Water Rights Log home on 15Âą sprawling acres complete with two creeks, and an irrigation ditch with four shares of ditch rights for irrigation of the lush meadows, in the exclusive and secure subdivision of Willow Park. This beautiful home has been remodeled with 3/4-inch solid Oak flooring throughout, Quartzite counters in kitchen and utility room, new kitchen appliances including Thermadore propane range, new Kitchenaid dishwasher, and others. The great room has vaulted ceilings and an authentic rock fireplace with forced air heat producing wood fireplace and includes a half bath for guests. The master suite is on the main level and includes a beautiful bathroom complete with double sinks, jacuzzi tub, separate shower, and vanity area, as well as spacious closets. In the basement is a three-car garage.

MLS: 757401

$799,000

Historic Riverfront Homestead This property was built in 1910 with hand hewn dovetail logs and at some point, covered with concrete/stucco. The antiques on the property were used in the remodel and granite counters and other excellent upgrades create the elegance of the "new" cabin. There is a 4000Âą square foot barn which has been converted into finished and heated space. There is an expansive concrete floor and on the sides of the barn there is a finished "she shed" complete with nice kitchen and living or lounging area and a new roomy porch overlooking the river. There is also a "man cave" that is complete with a bar seating area and large enough for a pool table and shuffleboard. The "barn" is also complete with a large shop area where shelving was built from existing beams to complete the historic charm of the property. MLS: 762550

$799,900

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One Level, river access Home Located on a spacious 4.4± acre lot located on the gold medal fly fishing waters of the Rio Grande River with a fishing easement up and down both sides of the river. This home was built to be virtually maintenance free with synthetic wood siding that has a lifetime guarantee, in-floor heating throughout the home and many other upgrades including 9 foot ceilings, xeriscape landscaping around home, and a Simpli Safe security system that includes freeze warning, detectors, and cameras throughout. Three bedrooms, including a large master bedroom with two closets, granite counters with double sinks, a 6-foot jacuzzi tub, and a walk-in tile shower. The two guest rooms have a full bathroom conveniently located between them. The gourmet kitchen is complete with granite counters, a gas oven/ range, and even a butler's pantry that has a second gas oven/range. breakfast nook off the kitchen with wrap around windows and views in every direction. MLS: 764399 $849,000

Southwest Mountain Elegance This unique property consists of 38+ acres that borders game management unit 80 and Forest Service with breathtaking views of Bennett Peak and Horseshoe Mountain. The exquisite home has over 6,000± square feet of living space, a four car garage, and 2,200± square feet of decks and porches. The entire home is on one level and has a large open living area that opens into the gourmet kitchen complete with granite countertops, double ovens, gas stove, breakfast bar, an island, and oversized pantry. Step outside to the covered porch with stamped concrete and built in outdoor grill. Just down the hall is a spacious rec room and next to that there is an indoor 18 x 33 foot swimming pool, indoor sauna, indoor hot tub and climbing wall. The house also has two laundry room areas and gas log fireplacesto complete its accents. MLS: 744801

$899,000

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Rose Hips Ranch Breathtaking and unique ranch located at the end of a road beyond a locked gate for ultimate peace and quiet. This beautiful 156Âą acre ranch has two year round creeks and is bordered by the Forest Service on three sides. Resident populations of trophy elk, trophy mule deer, bears, mountain lions, turkeys, and an occasional moose call this area home.There is a great rock firepit outside of the home for cool evenings. The 100+ year old homestead cabin was remodeled in 2010 to give it new life and class. A complete solar system was installed, and the property is also serviced by backup generators for the well, and propane for heat. Completely off-grid. Domestic well services the property with watering for up to an acre and all domestic livestock.

MLS: 756977

$1,250,000

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Mountain Elegance Exquisite mountain living in this beautiful and spacious upscale and virtually maintenance free stucco sided home. Three story home with many extras. The master suite complete with sitting area and outside deck entrance. Two additional guest master bedrooms with amazing details. The spacious and open gourmet kitchen is complete with beautiful custom cabinets. The living room highlights a two-story double-sided rock fireplace, which is the only separation between the living room and the kitchen area. The dumb waiter is also conveniently located on this floor in the kitchen alcove area for easy delivery of groceries from the basement garage or to send food to the third floor where the current formal dining room is located. A wrap around covered deck and seating areas on all sides of the home to enjoy the mature aspens, spruce, and pines, and Church Creek which you can hear from the front deck. MLS: 758647

$1,295,000

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South Fork Area - Land

Lazy T - Parcel 2 Beautiful Ag zoned property within minutes of South Fork. Lush grass irrigated from Shaw Creek Ditch (according to the owner) as well as from a sub water table. Fishing access from the property, and a few trees. MLS: 759868 $149,000

8 Acres on Highway Currently zoned agricultural (taxes only 56.14 in 2018) but located with access road to the east of the property and highway frontage on the south of the property makes it a PRIME candidate to be rezoned for commercial purposes. MLS: 759963

$139,000

Lazy T - Parcel 3 Great piece of property for horse ranchette or hay production. This property has 360-degree views, is close to South Fork and forest service access, and gives you plenty of "elbow room"! MLS: 759867 $159,000

Mountain Acreage with Water Rights

Riverfront acreage

This 45± acres was planted in Alfalfa 20 years ago and now produces great native grass and alfalfa/grass mixed hay. Good water rights from 1.2± cfs from the Shaw Creek Ditch. A metal oversized insulated two car garage. A wood barn/corral used to shelter livestock, and a cement slab where a trailer home was historically parked. MLS: 738649 $339,000

Over 20± acres of LUSH pasture with ditch rights out of Shaw Creek Ditch (according to owner) as well as sub-irrigated pasture.This property has a well, septic and electricity in place. It is zoned Agricultural. There is approximately 560 feet of river frontage on the north side of the road and a perfect home site on the south side of the road affording incredible views of the private stretch of river MLS: 759689 $395,000

Rio Grande Riverfront Ranch Spectacular 4,000± feet of private river frontage. Tough to find. This land has it all. Mature trees, meadows, views, and most importantly the trout filled Rio Grande River. The river has had stream improvement structures for enhanced trout habitat and it is home to lots of wildlife.

MLS: 750576

$675,000

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Beaver Mountain Estates

Lot 1

Lot 33

Nice spacious level building lot, easy walking distance from the Rio Grande Club Clubhouse and located on the 10th tee box. Beautiful views, easy access, all utilities are on the lot.

Great piece of property with creek frontage, mature trees, and rock outcropping all on one acre of land. Incredible views in all directions. Nice level building site added to the sound of a babbling brook and views make this the perfect and affordable acre for building your dream home MLS: 768593 $40,000

MLS: 747657

$49,900

Lot 39 The .25± acre lot is bordered to the east by common area with only a stone’s throw to Alder Creek itself! The lot is surrounded by mountains, walking distance to public land, and is in elk hunting unit 79. MLS: 696778

$69,000

Lot 3 Beautiful building site with the elbow room that two acres affords, mature pine trees, and epic views! This lot is very well priced for quick sale. Enjoy the convenience of paved roads and a common area pond stocked with trout as well as an easy hiking access into the national forest. MLS: 756248 $50,000

Lot 5 Great parcel with many different species of mature trees. Amazing views, paved roads, electric, fiberoptic internet, water system and access to the Forest Service land. Common area has stocked pond for fishing. Subdivision has enhanced security cameras. Perfect to build your vacation or permanent home.

Bear Creek

MLS: 744957

Lot 52

Beautiful mountain property with unsurpassed views of the Church Creek Valley and Beaver Mountain. Easy building site off of paved road, walking distance to private stocked pond and forest service access.

Lot 22

Views of the mountains in all directions. Access through secure locked gate, and paved roads throughout subdivision. Electric and fiberoptic internet to property line. Well and septic required. MLS: 755651

$59,000

$58,000

MLS: 738143

$69,000

Lot 48 Lot 59 This spacious 5.81± acre lot has beautiful mature trees, a seasonal stream (spring), borders Forest Service, and has gorgeous views of the mountains in all directions. Perfect spot to build your dream mountain getaway, located on paved roads. There is a 20 acre common area for use by Bear Creek members only at the gate entrance with over 1/2 mile of Rio Grande river frontage. MLS: 737509

Incredible views from this vacant 2± acre lot that is ready for a mountain retreat home to be built. The lot borders the common area pond that is stocked with trophy rainbow trout and Church Creek travels through the back corner of the lot to feed the pond. MLS: 745289

$99,950

$69,000

Lot 106 This exquisite 5± acres sit beautifully in the gated community of Bear Creek. It is perfect and well-suited for building a vacation paradise. A well is already in place, the property is zoned residential and has a homeowners’ association, there are paved roads and property is on a corner lot. MLS: 704968

$82,000

LoT 71 Sitting on 5.72± acres, this lot is considered to be one of the premier parcels in Bear Creek. Bordering public lands, the lot also has mature pines, Bear Creek running through the northeast corner, and it is close to a nice walking trail. MLS: 744703 $84,900

Lot 21 Varied topography with hills and valleys, open vistas and timbered draws. This 14± acre property allows you to build on any of the numerous and different building sites. South facing exposures afford ample solar energy and make winter even better. MLS: 754708 $109,000

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Crows Nest Very unique small acreage overlooking the town of South Fork with views of the South Fork of the Rio Grande River. This 8± acre parcel has stunning views of South Fork and the surrounding mountains and is on a water system with a tap that has already been paid. MLS: 738673

$74,000

Deer Park LOT 11 Beautiful Riverfront property. This property has underground utilities, paved streets, and sewer and water taps available! Perfect flat building site overlooking a beautiful stretch of the Rio Grande River teeming with Rainbows, Browns and stocked Cutbows. MLS: 718717 $175,000

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South Fork Area - Land

Alder Creek


South Fork Area - Land

Embargo Creek

La Lomita

LOT 7

Lots 26 & 27

Enjoy the sounds and views of Embargo Creek from this parcel. Commanding mountain views. Small HOA with only three property owners. MLS: 769960

$235,000

Fairway Glenn

Breathtaking views of the Rio Grande Club and golf course from these spacious lots with all utilities in place. The lots have a water system, sewer system, underground electric and phone and have paved roads on two sides. Over two acres of property to build your dream home. MLS: 696784 - 2.13 ± acres Lot 26 $49,000 MLS: 696782 - 2.07 ± acres Lot 27 $49,000

Pinon Hills Ranch

LOT 24 Nice .51± acre lot located on the Rio Grande golf course, with outstanding views of the surrounding mountains, and the 16th fairway. Utilities to lot. Custom home plans included in sale for three-bedroom, three bath home designed specifically for this lot. MLS: 754930

$28,000

Parcel 2 35 ± acre property within minutes of South Fork, yet with a very remote feel. Own your slice of quiet solitude with this property. Incredible views, lots of trees, loaded with mule deer, black bears, elk, etc. Off grid, yet electricity is obtainable. There is a well in place. MLS: 766034 $139,000

Parcel 9 Incredible views from this 70± acre property located at 8,900 feet elevation. This property is heavily treed with a couple of meadows interspersed. It borders Forest service to the west. This property is in Unit 80 and is off grid. Solar is a great option with over 280 days of sunshine on average. Peace and quiet with incredible views for an affordable price.

Jackson Heights

$260,000

MLS: 757013

Ponderosa Country Estates lot 6 Very established and desirable neighborhood in South Fork, where there are no HOA’s, simple covenants, and short-term rentals are allowed with city variance. Electricity, sewer, and water are all available as well as newly installed Ciello Fiberoptic internet. MLS: 745291

$39,995

Ponderosa Valley Estates lot 35

Jackson Heights Home Sites These wonderful Jackson Heights lots are located in South Fork and close to the historic church with great views of the mountains and the town of South Fork. They are from approximately .28± acres to 2.36± acres and have a great water system, sewer system and electric and telephone to the lot lines. Live within a five minute drive to the championship golf course at the Rio Grande Golf and Fishing Club, a five minute drive to gold medal trout fishing in the waters of the Rio Grande River, and be surrounded by trophy hunting units. They are also located within 20 minutes of the Wolf Creek Ski Area for winter fun with family and friends! Year round access makes these home sites very desirable and ready to build your mountain cabin or home.

Individual Lots from $30,500 to $40,500

Gorgeous 2± acre property in established neighborhood of Ponderosa. Gorgeous mature Ponderosa pines, other evergreen trees, lots of aspens, and against Sentinel Mountain for wind break. All utilities are present and ready to hook into. This property borders Forest Service and is located in GMU 76. Elbow room plus amenities! MLS: 716371

$49,000

Red Bluff Estates Lot 2 Great homesite on level 1.38± acre lot with the South Fork River running through it. Beautiful new homes built on either side of this lot. One of the last river lots in the subdivision. Beautiful views of the palisades cliffs and mountains on all sides. Convenient to golfing, skiing, hiking, four wheeling and fishing right off of your back porch! Close to town and conveniences. MLS: 712219

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$99,500

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Riverbend Great investment opportunity to build multi-family units, on the Rio Grande River. There is one quad condo unit in place in the subdivision and this would be an excellent location for the next unit. City sewer, water system, electric, and Ciello internet is all available to the building site. Property is located within walking distance of the Rio Grande Club and within view of the first green and second tee. Beautiful river frontage. MLS: 767116

$120,000

River Greens 40 Acres Located in wildlife management unit 79 and only a short drive to Del Norte where groceries, medical, and other conveniences await. This property lends itself well to solar power if desired and electricity is obtainable. Easy drive to world class powder skiing at Wolf Creek, gold medal fishing on the Rio Grande River, hundreds of thousands of acres of public land affording trophy elk, mule deer, black bear, and mountain lion hunting, and a short drive to an 18-hole championship golf course.

$39,000

MLS: 750546

160 Acres

Beautiful lot located in the Rio Grande Club, in a gated community with views of the fairway and the Rio Grande River. Offering year round accessibility, underground electric and phone, water system and sewer system are in place making this lot ready to build on.

Lot 9 - .40 ± Acres MLS: 753499

Lot 11 - .38 ± acres MLS: 753498

Lot 27 - .54 ± Acres MLS: 749518

Spacious 160±acres with forest service boundary into Game Management Unit 79. Plenty of room to live and explore and saddle up and ride out into public land and still be only a short drive to Del Norte, Colorado for groceries, medical, and other conveniences. This property lends itself well to solar power if desired and electricity is obtainable. Easy drive to world class powder skiing at Wolf Creek and gold medal fishing at the Rio Grande River. Hundreds of thousands of public land acreage border where one can four-wheel, hike, ride, and hunt for mule deer, elk, black bear, mountain lions, etc. With 160 acres owner can apply for landowner vouchers for various species of wildlife (within current DPW parameters).

$29,000 $29,000 $59,900

Lot 17 - 1.02 ± Acres

MLS: 731419 $139,000

River Island Ranch

$169,000

MLS: 750543

Rio Vista Ridge

This is an exclusive subdivision with only 8 premier home sites. Located at the end of a private road, all home sites offer privacy with no thru traffic. Accessible year round, each lot has electric and phone close to the lot lines. Well and septic are needed. Just minutes from the Rio Grande Golf Club and Wolf Creek Ski Area. Lot 4 - 4.69 ± acres MLS: 758831 $86,900

Lot 8 - 3.18 ± acres MLS: 758834 $89,900

Lot 3 - 7.06 ± acres MLS: 758832 $88,900

Lot 7 - 2.11 ± acres MLS: 758833 $98,900

Great opportunity to own acreage in River Island Ranch with sweeping views of the San Juan Mountains and access to the private fishing lodge and cabins that can be rented. Private Rio Grande River fishing make this the perfect setup for the outdoor enthusiast.

Lot 35 - 17.94± Acres MLS: 696511

$82,500

Lots 17 & 18 - 12.36± Acres

MLS:723911 $115,000

Lot 233 -2.20 Acres on river $209,500

MLS:733443

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Rio Bravo Ranch


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The Ridge

Willow Park

Rio Grande Golf Course and Resort subdivision. Walking distance to the beautiful semi private club house complete with restaurant / bar, workout facility, and pool. The Ridge affords incredible views of the championship golf course, the Rio Grande River and the surrounding San Juan Mountains. Public land Forest Service is close by for four wheeling, hiking, hunting, and biking. Water system, sewer system taps available, Fiberoptic internet and electricity to the lot lines.

Beautiful mountain property with incredible views of the surrounding San Juan Mountains. Locked gate community for added security with a full time manager on premises. Taxes are incredibly low because of grazing lease. Private access to a stocked fishing pond that doubles for an ice skating rink in the winter, complete with a warming hut and pavilion for summer use. Close to the Rio Grande Club golf course, Wolf Creek Ski Area, and thousands of acres of hunting, hiking, and fishing on public lands surrounding town.

Lot 37 MLS: 761254

Lot 15 MLS: 757210

Lot 16 MLS: 757209

Lot 6 MLS: 757314

$42,000

$69,000 $69,000

Lot 99 MLS: 732215

Lot 105 MLS: 744836

$68,500 $89,500

Lot 104

MLS: 749609 $110,000

$74,900

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Commercial-Cortez / Lake City

Industrial & Commercial site - CorteZ This 7.51± acre commercial property features a 2,953 square foot. large stucco and metal office building with several private offices and several cubicles. All of the furniture and fixtures are included in the sale. The entire 7.51± acres is surrounded by a large chain link security fence. There are 2 large service garages on the 7.51± acres.The largest service garage is 4000± sq ft. with 2 big 16 foot bay roll up doors and a 14 foot roll up door. The front entrance of this garage has office space with 2 rooms, bathroom and a kitchen area. The other service garage is 3,840± square foot. has 2 large 16 foot roll up doors and a 12 foot door. Natural gas and electric in each building. There is a large cement stem wall loading ramp on the north side of property. The property comes with 2 gas and diesel pumps with above ground tanks. MLS: 720429

$799,900

Elkhorn Liquors - Lake City

Commercial building - Lake City

Business and stand-alone log building in a premier location on State Highway 149 in Lake City, Colorado. This historical liquor business could provide the perfect work and play opportunity in paradise. Close to other businesses, restaurants, and the busy street of Hwy 149. Business inventory can be bought separately.

Commercial building for sale, offering great exposure with frontage on State Highway 149 and the Alpine Loop. The 1,514± square foot building was built in 1993, and the interior was completely renovated in 2013, including electrical and plumbing. Some equipment from the previous grocery business is included. Business is not for sale .

MLS: 743977 $180,000

MLS: 740992 $299,000

SILVER STREET COMMERICAL / RESIDENCE - Lake City

Confluence - Building For Sale - Lake City

Great commercial location in the heart of downtown Lake City, Colorado. Commercial space is 1,560± open square feet with a half bath. Quaint boardwalk out front with street parking and nice side yard. An updated attached 1,168± square foot residence with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. MLS: 764456 $319,950

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Commercial building with space for two businesses. Located on the famous Alpine Loop Scenic Byway. Currently, the front portion of the building is used as a restaurant/retail shop and the side of the building is currently being leased as an art gallery space. All furniture, furnishings, appliances on restaurant side will convey with sale. Business is not for sale. MLS: 759675 $365,000

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Commercial - LAKE CITY /SOUTHFORK

CAnnibal Grill - Lake city Packer Saloon & Cannibal Grill established as a Lake City favorite for both locals and tourists. This successful restaurant is being sold as a turn-key operation. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating. The outdoor seating area has a stage for live entertainment, fire pit, game areas with pool and foosball tables to kick back, relax and enjoy. The restaurant has two kitchens, two bars, indoor seating for 30 and outdoor seating for 110. Next to the restaurant is a one room cabin that can be used for an office or owner’s suite. Located on Lake City’s main street, known as Silver Street, in the heart of the historic district, giving way to great exposure and convenience.

MLS: 760220

$1,300,000

Two Highway Commercial Lots - South Fork

JACKSON STREET- South Fork

Fantastic commercial vacant land opportunity situated between a new retail general store, and a new Pizza Taphouse. Located on busy access frontage road to the local post office. Sewer and water are ready to tap into and electricity is on the lot. Ready to build your dream business.

Nice, flat, affordable commercial lot in the middle of South Fork with good highway visibility. Can access South Fork sewer and requires a well. Beautiful views, close to nice subdivision, active restaurant, and thriving office building.

MLS: 706792 $169,000

MLS: 743305 $199,000

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Mall Tract Commercial property South Fork Great commercial development opportunity in downtown South Fork. All tracts are for sale individually or as a whole. The Lots are level and backs up to the mountain for incredible views. Great highway visibility and deed access off Highway 160.

Lot 1X - 4.05 ± ACRES

MLS: 743302 $499,000

Lot 4 - 4.6 ± ACRES

MLS: 743344

Lot 2 - 4.63 ± ACRES MLS: 743372 Lot 3 - 4.67 ± ACRES MLS: 743347 All Tracts - 17.95 ± Acres

$559,000 $569,000 $579,000

MLS: 743472 $1,995,000

Alpine Trails RV Park & Jeep rental - South Fork Great business opportunity. The RV park has 42 full hook up sites, 8 overflow sites, plus several tent campsites. In addition, there is a 780± square foot two-bedroom, one bath cabin that is rented year round! There is a 640 ± square foot retail shop/office, a 1,200± square foot. rec hall and laundry/shower facility and a 1,200± square foot metal shop/garage. Also included: very successful Jeep rental business (the only one in town currently) including 3 jeeps and all books, client lists, and proprietary information related to the Jeep rental business. The park is located next to the South Fork Community building where most summer activities are held. Short drive to the Rio Grande Club championship 18hole golf course, gold medal fly fishing waters of the Rio Grande River and powder skiing at Wolf Creek Ski Area. Great way to retire and still make a living. RV park may be purchased separately for $575,000. MLS:732212 $769,000 Headquarters Commercial Tract - South Fork Commercially zoned 6.02± acres of property and becomes a part of the Rio Grande Golf Club. Entitlements are included in the purchase price. Property has a historic home on site and Alder Creek runs through the property. Large, majestic pines and flat level building areas. Excellent location at the entrance to the Rio Grande Club. A must see for any investor. One of South Fork’s most notable areas and attribute is the Rio Grande Club, which features beautiful homes, creeks, a restaurant and an 18-hole championship golf course. The course winds its way along the Rio Grande River, passes beautiful pine and aspen groves, and consists of dramatic elevation changes which provide not only challenging shots but beautiful vistas as well.

MLS:735156

$1,150,000

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RAINBOW LODGE & RV PARK SOUTH FORK Located in the heart of South Fork, Colorado on a spacious 6.2± acres. The lodge contains eleven motel rooms and two large apartments. The apartment above the motel rooms has four spacious bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a nice kitchen with granite counters, a separate dining area, and large living room. The apartment behind the main office is a spacious two-bedroom, twobathroom.The motel also has a six-car garage and two office spaces. There are six single cabins and four duplex cabins with several capable of being used in the winter as skier's cabins.The RV park has a large recreation hall area with a full kitchen and bathrooms and has 36 full hookup sites (5 with 30-amp and 31 with 50-amp service). All furnishings and fixtures related to operation of the business are included in the price of the business. MLS:766177

$1,650,000

Rio Grande Golf Club Development opportunity South Fork Two prime development parcels totaling 11.72± acres. The ‘Villas at South Fork’ are next to the Club House at the Rio Grande Golf Course with astonishing views of the Rio Grande Valley. A great opportunity for a developer, this property offers a variety of uses. The first parcel is 7.83± acres and is overlooking the well-appointed driving range as well as the gold medal Rio Grande River.The second parcel is 3.89± acres overlooking the 1st and 2nd hole. The property’s development opportunities include potential for single family homes, multi-family townhomes or condos and even hotel opportunities. This Golf and Fishing Club is one of the diamonds of Western Colorado.

MLS:720058

$1,950,000

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Rainbow Retail Complex Unique opportunity to purchase Rainbow Retail Complex in the heart of bustling tourist town of South Fork, Colorado. This business is the ONLY full grocery store, and includes sporting goods, True Value hardware store, RV and camping supplies, and there is a separate convenience store complete with the only gas AND diesel pumps in town and a Blimpies sandwich franchise. The complex is complete with LP gas distribution, and RV dump station. Truly a one stop shop for all of one's recreation needs and located in the middle of fly-fishing, skiing, hunting, hiking, four wheeling, golf, and relaxing country. This established business has been in business since 1946 and owned by the same family. Only 17 miles from the proposed Village at Wolf Creek next to the existing Wolf Creek Ski Area. Short drive to the 18-hole championship golf course The Rio Grande Club, and a short walk to the Rio Grande River where waters are designated "gold medal" for fly-fishing. MLS: 755253

$4,995,000

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Dan Murphy Broker/Owner 970-209-1514 Dan@teammurphyrealty.com

Dan has spent a lifetime understanding western properties including river restoration, habitat enhancement, wildlife, and the issues they face. His dedication and commitment to understanding issues at the heart of western Colorado has been exemplified through his service in numerous arenas, including the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Big Game Allocation Program (BGLAP), the Colorado Wildlife Federation, the Colorado Outfitters Association, Sportsmen for Wildlife Conservation, Hinsdale County Planning Commission, as well as working with water issues by serving on the Gunnison Basin Roundtable. For those searching for the ideal mountain property and ranch, Dan’s years of experience and expertise have proven a natural asset in the real estate market.

Growing up in Lake City and living a number of years in the South Fork area, Michael Murphy spent much of his time exploring the area stretching from Gunnison to Creede and into the San Luis Valley. Using his knowledge and in depth understanding of the area, he has developed a keen eye for characteristics that make a ranch special which has allowed him to be involved in the sale of some of the most pristine parcels of the Rio Grande River and some of the largest farms and ranches in the San Luis Valley. He is also constantly adding to his already extensive knowledge of Ag production and water rights. In addition to his Team Murphy responsibilities, Michael takes great pride in his work as a former Lake City Town Trustee, and being the Chairman of the Hinsdale County/Lake City Marketing Committee.

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LaWana DeWees relocated to Pagosa Springs with her husband from the Texas Hill Country in 1996. LaWana is the ultimate “birddog” when it comes to finding your dream property. She will not rest until finding a Colorado property that best fits your needs. She has a background in accounting and business management and has been active with her husband in developing real estate properties. Her vast knowledge of all necessary working relationships, financial structures, and tax benefits with regards to LLC’s, corporations, and conservation easements helps successfully get the deal done to the benefit of all involved. While she truly loves working with challenging, unique properties, she is also quite at home in the general real estate market. She is a valuable asset to the Team and knows the possibilities Colorado has to offer your real estate needs.

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Suzy Woodward Broker Associate 719-850-5042 Suzy@teammurphyrealty.com

Suzy Woodward has been in the general real estate business since 1997 and spent all of her real estate career in the mountains of south central Colorado. She specializes in “all things real estate” in South Fork, Creede, Del Norte, and surrounding areas. Her passions are bowhunting, flyfishing, horseback riding, cross country skiing, and hiking. She has a B.S. and M.S. in Wildlife Management from Texas Tech University and is married to Brent, who is the Colorado Parks and Wildlife game warden in the Creede district. She is able to draw from her (and her husband’s) extensive knowledge of wildlife biology to assist buyers with aspects of wildlife and fish management on larger parcels of land, as well as assisting clients with the hunting draw system and surrounding management units. Suzy lists and sells all types of real estate including residential, commercial, vacant, and farm and ranch, and has been the top selling agent in South Fork and surrounding areas repeatedly.

Michelle is a native to Colorado and has spent most of her adult life on the western slope of Colorado. She attended Western State College and earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing. With her husband, Dan Murphy, they owned and operated a resort on Lake San Cristobal in Lake City, Colorado and an outfitting business in Colorado, Alaska, Montana and Texas for big game hunting. After an exciting career in the outdoors, she and her husband opened the doors of their real estate company and continue to grow the business with their family and amazing brokers and support staff. She has been involved in the developments in the San Juan Mountains and Texas. Michelle volunteers with Hinsdale County EMS, Search and Rescue and teaches Wilderness Medicine for NOLS.

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Tom and Midge moved to Lake City almost 40 years ago after spending 18 years in the Texas corporate world after college. After deciding that they needed a change of pace, Tom and Midge moved their three children to Lake City in 1976. Living in Lake City and raising their family here has been a blessing beyond belief. Tom and Midge and family have owned a grocery store, a resort, restaurants, subdivisions and a ranch in Powderhorn. They have experience in almost every aspect of business life Tom Murphy in Lake City. Thanks to hard work and great working relationships, all these business Broker Associate ventures have been successful. After retiring twice, they feel completely comfortable 970-275-8889 sharing their experiences and helping their family with the Team Murphy Real Estate Tom@teammurphyrealty.combusiness.

Midge Murphy Broker Associate 970-209-7324 Midge@teammurphyrealty.com

Sandy was raised in Dolores, Colorado and spent most of her adult life in New Mexico. She enjoyed a long career in the travel industry before obtaining her associates in Paralegal Studies. Sandy spent 9 years working as a paralegal for a law firm in New Mexico. She joined Team Murphy Realty in June, 2014 and obtained her Colorado real estate license in early 2016. In her free time she enjoys gardening, ATVing, traveling and visiting her children and grandchildren. Sandy Murphy Broker Associate 970-901-6870 Sandy@teammurphyrealty.com

Taylor was born and raised in Texas, but fell in love with the mountains early on. Spending as many summers as possible working at camps in Colorado, she finally made Lake City her home in 2016. She recently joined Team Murphy Realty and can’t think of a better team to work with and learn from. Taylor and her husband enjoy any outdoor adventures they can take their dog on, and spending time with their daughter.

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Kathie’s background is 35 years as a title insurance agent and abstracter in Kansas and Colorado where she held a Kansas, Oklahoma and Colorado title insurance licenses and a Kansas abstracter’s license. She also worked as the branch manager of a bank in South Fork and retired in 2008. After retirement, she went back to work for a local title company before joining Team Murphy Realty in South Fork in 2013. She married Roger Jones in 2002 and between the two of them, they have four grown sons, 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandsons, and two spoiled cats. She has lived in South fork since 2001 and loves the people and the mountains. Kathie Jones Assistant to Suzy Woodward

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A 4 bedroom, 2 bath home on 40 ± acres could be the vacation home location of your dreams. The property has year round access and maintained roads as well as an absolutely lovely cabin - remodeled and never lived in - featuring vaulted great room, custom kitchen, pine ceilings and rock fireplace. The cabin and property are located literally at the end of the road. Imagine having a backyard that encompasses tens of thousands of BLM acres.

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Located in the Willow Creek Drainage area off County Road 25 sits 318.14± acres with some improvements. A well is in place and a spring is on the property, just needs to be filed on. Nice RV site with electricity, gazebo, and storage shed. Located in Game Management Unit 66, with herds of elk and mule deer migrating through every year. A historic cabin can be found on the property along with incredible views of the West Elk Wilderness and the San Juans. Rolling hills with aspens, pines and sage make up the topography on this ranch. Recreational opportunities are boundless on and near this seasonal ranch. Fishing on Blue Mesa Reservoir, Cebolla Creek, and Lake Fork of the Gunnison. Hiking, biking, OHVing, horseback riding right from the property or nearby. A private outdoorsman's paradise.

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Located roughly 20 minutes outside of the small mountain town of Dolores, Colorado, home to the McPhee Reservoir, the largest reservoir within the San Juan National Forest and second largest in Colorado. Salter Y Ranch is a seasonal, off-grid hunter’s paradise. Bordering the San Juan National Forest, it has spectacular views of Haystack Mountain. Mature ponderosa pines and significant aspen coverage, and a wide variety of wildlife cover the ranch. Summers Reservoir is located on the ranch with several small tanks scattered throughout this 345± acre ranch.

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Beautiful 111± acres with 1,086± feet of the Rio Grande River and 71 acres has enchanced an pond for fish habitat. This parcel is located near South Fork, Colorado on the Rio Grande River. Trees, mature grasses and river frontage. This is not in a homeowner’s association. Views of the mountains and river and an upper pond on the property. Agriculturally exempt. Buy and hold or build your dream home. South Fork sits at the intersection of two highways in Southwest Colorado and serves as the unofficial gateway to true Colorado. Incorporated in 1992, South Fork is one of Colorado’s newest towns but its roots in logging and farming extend prior to the 1870s. As an introduction to the outdoor opportunities offered by the region, South Fork is home to fly fishing on the gold medal waters of the Rio Grande River in the summer and serves as a great winter basecamp for those looking to snowmobile miles of trails to the south or for visitors making the daily trip to Wolf Creek Ski Area. Just 20 minutes from South Fork is phenomenal Wolf Creek Ski Area, which boasts some of Colorado’s best powder skiing. The ski area is also known for having one of the state’s highest annual snowfalls, creating a skier’s paradise with five different lifts, runs for all ability levels, and access to the backcountry. One of South Fork’s most notable areas and attributes is the Rio Grande Club, which features beautiful homes, creeks, a restaurant and an 18-hole championship golf course. The course winds its way along the Rio Grande River, passes beautiful pine and aspen groves, and consists of dramatic elevation changes which provide not only challenging shots but beautiful vistas as well.

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Lovely alpine vistas, a marvelous trout stream, four-season recreation and one of the nation’s last operating narrow gauge railroads all make the Rio de Los Pinos Ranch, a rare treasure west of Antonito in the San Juan Mountains of Southern Colorado. Anglers, hunters, history buffs and solitude lovers all will appreciate the unique draw of the Rio de Los Pinos Ranch, just waiting for the construction of a very special high-country retreat. The centerpiece of this 287.7± acre ranch is the Rio de Los Pinos itself; an enchanting clear water river, about 20 feet wide, that flows from Trujillo Meadows Reservoir about five miles to the west. On the ranch, it traverses for almost 3/4 of a mile in a series of lovely riffles and oxbow bends through natural grasslands. The river is a productive aquatic insect factory, with strong populations of mayfly, caddisfly and stonefly nymphs, which in turn, feed its wild trout population. Once the native range of Rio Grande Cutthroat trout (some of which populate nearby tributaries) this section of the Los Pinos now supports brown and rainbow trout that run in the 10- 12-inch range, with some reaching 16 inches or so in the deeper pools at the oxbow bends. Best of all, these fish love to take a fly, and the river offers brush-free, dry fly fishing at its finest in the summer months. Beginning fly fishers will find this water perfect for learning the sport, while veteran anglers will enjoy a season’s worth of challenges as well.

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Build your dream off-grid home or hunting lodge on this 606Âą acre parcel adjoining National Forest with year-round access and great views. Excellent hunting property, deer, elk, bear, and turkey calla this place home. This parcel is about 15 minutes from Blue Mesa Reservoir located on the upper reaches of the Gunnison River in Gunnison County, Colorado, boasting great fishing, boating, and sailing. Hunting licenses for this area are not difficult to come by. Multiple decreed springs, with electricity bordering the property on Highway 92. The property is covered by oak brush, aspen, service berry bushes.

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Privacy, improvements, access, location, and views are just some of the key words that help to describe Powderhorn Creek Ranch. The valley views, rock formations and meandering Powderhorn Creek are gracefully accented by a wonderfully built frontier style home. An oversized garage and fully equipped guest quarters are welcome additions to a well laid out master plan of the improvements. Irrigated hay meadows, water rights, a work shop and full equestrian facilities complete this western ranch. The 200Âą private acres are backed into thousands of public acres. At the back door and as a ranch backdrop are the 62,250 protected acres of the Powderhorn Wilderness Area. From a wildlife stand point, the ranch is located in the world famous Big Game Unit 66. The terrain, location, and habitat make the ranch a spectacular place and the total acres make it eligible for land owner preference applications. Unit 66 boasts well managed deer and elk herds with trophy bucks and bulls. Whether you like the challenge of the hunt or to walk where few tread, you can enjoy both from Powderhorn Creek Ranch.

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A beautiful 2,490± square foot Swedish Cope log home sits on 160± acres, complete with a private lake and surrounded by BLM and National Forest lands. Entertaining guests is an easy task with the large, well designed kitchen which features a large range and island bar as well as the adjacent open dining and living areas. Keep warm on cool nights by the living room’s exceptional stone fireplace with a pellet stove insert and enjoy the breathtaking views through the large picture windows. The log walls and tongue and groove ceilings in each of the three bedrooms lend to the quintessential mountain cabin feel of the home. The lower level of the home is great for relaxing after a day of outdoor activities and has lots of extra sleeping space. On warm summer evenings, entertain on the spectacular wrap around porch, complete with stone grill and rotisserie. The ranch is a seasonally accessible, off grid property. The ranch recently added new solar, with full generator back up. The ranch is located in GMU 66, which is known for its trophy elk. Elk are not the only wildlife on the ranch. The ranch is frequented by moose, mule deer, bears, turkeys and many small game predators. The ranch truly offers spectacular viewing from the cabin’s interior living and spectacular wrap-around deck.

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The Island on Lake San Cristobal boasts a highly coveted home site which features unparalleled and unobstructed views of Colorado’s second largest natural lake. The 10.3± acre island has its own boat dock with four spaces, a beautifully constructed boat house with storage space, and wonderful lake fishing spots. Enjoy views from the other smaller islands or from the lighted steel cable bridge that connects the three pieces of land. A well is in place and underground electric to the property has recently been added. All this beauty is only minutes from the town of Lake City and its amenities. Great stream fishing is located just a half mile from the island as is a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities. $1,450,000

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Los Creek Ranch lies in one of Colorado’s largest public lands playgrounds with few people playing in it. This portion of the Gunnison National Forest and the La Garita Peaks is a true sportsman’s wish come true. The 497± deeded acre ranch is strategically located on Los Creek, providing senior water rights to open hay meadows. Timber ridges and open grasslands make up the balance of the ranch acreage. In addition to world-class big game hunting, the ranch is adjacent to miles upon miles of exceptional public trout streams. The Los Creek Ranch offers complete facilities, sitting at a spectacular 9,100’ in elevation, providing cool summers, colorful mountain falls, and white winters. The improvements on the ranch include a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with an attached 2 car garage, a guest/bunkhouse, heated shop, 2 insulated horse stalls, and dry covered storage for hay/farm equipment and toys. The ranch acreage and amenities are a gateway for generations of adventures. $1,540,000

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W a l e s C a n y o n R a n c h - Pueblo County, CO Wales Canyon Ranch is a unique find in South Central Colorado, located 15 miles west of Pueblo and 24 miles south of Canyon City. The 759.5± acre ranch is comprised of canyons and mesas, and an impressive variety of habitat, from native grasslands on the high mesas to cottonwood lined creek bottoms. Topography on the ranch includes blue spruce shadowed rims, ponderosa canyon walls, oak brush mesas, and pinon and cedar rims. The ranch has picturesque backdrops of the stunning skylines of the San Isabel National Forest and the high peaks of the Big and Little Red Buttes. Wales Canyon Ranch is in the highly sought-after trophy big game unit, GMU 84, and qualifies for landowner preference big-game licenses. The land, location, and active water on the ranch, coupled with the 6,300’ to 6,700’ in elevation, provide outstanding wildlife habitat. With the diverse terrain and variety of habitats, Wales Canyon Ranch is naturally home to a strong population of elk, mule deer, antelope, black bear, mountain lion, and a full variety of small game and birds. the owner has actively worked to protect the ranch and the historic agricultural uses. Wales Canyon Ranch is under a well written agricultural conservation easement protecting future owners, and the ranch’s agricultural uses. Improvements on the ranch include cross fencing and productive water well. Water is piped to several stock tanks across the ranch, making it a prime location to run cattle. Two premier, well-identified building envelopes allow for the future landowner to develop the land in a way that takes advantage of the ranch’s natural offerings. Other than the raw beauty of the Wales Canyon Ranch and its diverse terrain, the huge 360-degree views accent the ranch’s eastern-facing slope from the day’s first beams of the morning sun to a starlit night sky. Wales Canyon Ranch is a rare find in today’s busy world.

$1,599,000

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L ake City, CO

Muchas Truchas Ranch hosts 4,000 ± ft. of the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River on 39± acres that complement an expertly designed and executed trout lake filled with line-breaking rainbows and brown trout. While an astounding fishing property, this ranch will also overwhelm you with its high alpine San Juan Mountain views and local recreational opportunities. While wonderfully private, this tract is less than five minutes from Colorado’s second largest natural lake, Lake San Cristobal. The properties’ key location provides quick and easy access to historic Lake City, Colorado and the limitless sea of protected public lands out the gate. Property improvements include improved roads and home sites, and an existing water well and toy storage shed. This is the perfect canvas with terrain, live water and outstanding alpine views from which to create your Colorado dream home. $1,695,000

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Blanca, CO

Sacred Peak Ranch is an exceptional find in Southeast Colorado. Sitting near Blanca Peak, the 1,895.961± acre ranch is properly named. Blanca Peak was known to the Navajo people as the Sacred Mountain of the East. The ranch is surrounded by beautiful mountain peaks, and located near Great Sand Dunes National Park, and Alamosa, Colorado, allowing for great recreational opportunities. On the ranch you will find diverse terrain with elevations ranging between 8,200’ to 9,200’, 19 drainages and seasonal Ikes Creek running through. Sacred Peak Ranch is located in GMU 83, and the ranch is neighbored by north of 100,000 plus acres of single owner private land of trophy managed big game herds.

$1,895,000

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Gunnison, CO Five ranch parcels may be sold individually 182± Acres at $425,000 each.

Privacy, year round accessibility, and Colorado views are key factors to the 911.92± acres that make up the Sapinero Ranch. Located just 22± miles west of Gunnison, Colorado and 39± miles east of Montrose, Colorado. The ranch starts at an elevation of 7,600 ft. and rises to a height of 8,400 ft. Sapinero Ranch offers exceptional views of the West Elk Mountain Range, the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River Basin, Curecanti National Park, and the world famous Pinnacle Rock formation located on the shores of Colorado’s largest body of water, the Blue Mesa Reservoir. The west ranch gate is located 2± miles from the Lake Fork Marina providing excellent boating access onto one of Colorado’s finest fresh water fisheries that holds many of the state fishing records. Rolling terrain, gamble oak, sage and pine forest make up the entirety of Sapinero Ranch. Located in Big Game Unit 66, this piece of land is nestled in one of the finest big game units in Colorado, offering exceptional wildlife. The ranch is in the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Big Game Land Owner Preference Program, giving the ranch owner the possibility to enjoy hunting this exclusive ranch and unit year after year. The ranch is fully conserved with several amazing building sites. This is a great opportunity to own an amazing tract of land that has endless recreational opportunities. $1,999,000

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Collbran, CO

Buck Basin Ranch lies in the Salt Creek Basin, nestled in and facing the north rim of the Grand Mesa National Forest just southwest of the mountain town of Collbran, Colorado. The ranch boasts 548.43± deeded acres, exceptional water rights, excellent public land access, and over 2 miles of Salt Creek. As a working ranch, Buck Basin Ranch hosts very good water rights with an exceptional water distribution system, greatly enhancing the 5 irrigated pastures for both livestock and wildlife. Buck Basin Ranch is backed and fronted by over 5,500± acres of hard to reach public BLM lands, and has the trifecta for wildlife, hosting protected bedding grounds, high-quality food sources, and highly available water. The Buck Basin Ranch located in Big Game Unit 421 and is home to some of Colorado’s true quality big game. Collbran, Colorado is home to the American Service Women’s Memorial, dedicated to recognizing the role of women in America’s war efforts. Collbran is also home to Vega State Park and Vega Lake. This small mountain town is blessed with annual highs in the region averaging a comfortable 62.2 degrees and sees average lows of 32.8 degrees. Close to the ranch is the city of Grand Junction, Colorado where you can get your big city fix, or adventure to world-famous views, with the vistas and canyons of the Colorado National Moment, and Powderhorn Ski Area. Buck Basin Ranch is located in the heart of the best recreational opportunities of the western United States.

$2,145,000

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L ake City, CO

At 10,500 feet, Oleo Guest Ranch offers rustic Colorado vacation cabin rentals. The mountain cabins are located in a remote part of Southwest Colorado (between Creede and Lake City) and are surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery the Rocky Mountains have to offer. Each secluded mountain cabin offers privacy and breathtaking views with comfortable accommodations. The ranch’s water is drawn directly out of the mountain the cabins are built upon. Propane gas runs appliances, lights and heats water for the kitchens and bathrooms. Recreational activities at Oleo include miles and miles of scenic trails for mountain hiking/climbing, photography, fishing, or just relaxing. Moose and elk are often seen and several kinds of hummingbirds are always around the many cabin feeders. The colorful wildflowers in summer, the wind blowing through the aspens, and the spectacular fall foliage are nature at its best. Five stocked ponds and 1.5 miles of streams provide guests with private fishing, so beginners to avid fly fishermen will have ample opportunity to wet their lines. Peace and quiet is not something you have to seek out at Oleo… the wind blowing through the aspens will be the only thing you’ll hear while reading your book on the deck. $2,195,000

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Powderhorn, CO

Six J’s Ranch can best be described as a live water ranch, centered by the world-famous trout stream, Cebolla Creek. The Six J’s Ranch is enhanced by three cultured trout lakes designed by one of the west top water restoration specialists. From trout stream to spectacular lakes and senior water rights, the Six J’s Ranch’s historic footprint has been a huge part of Southern Colorado. The property was a well-known and respected guest ranch, named after the owners six daughters, and for decades families called this ranch their part of Colorado. Under new ownership the ranch has strived to convert this property to the western greatness it was so well known for. Restoring the original name is just a part of its path to greatness. This property has been converted from the ground up, from new utilities and services to hand picking and restoring the historic western accommodations to fulfill its journey for generations to come. The ranch offers the whole western package, appropriate and fitting improvements, a riverfront main home and three outstanding guest cabins all coupled with direct access to a lifetime of world class recreation. From the lakefront lodge to the riverfront main home in addition to keeping and preserving 3 of the 17 original guest cabins, the owner’s goal was to respect the history, and redeem and restore the greatness of Six J’s Ranch at this outstanding location.

$2,500,000

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The ranch is comprised of 576Âą acres, fronting County Roads 26, M, N, and Highway 145. Mostly irrigated grass and alfalfa with 300 shares of Montezuma Valley Irrigation Company water. 3.6Âą acres holds a pond that is used to store water for irrigation. The water is piped to the ranch using the gravity fed method and is distributed on the land with a side roll irrigation system. Other improvements to the ranch include corrals, a large hay barn, and the ranch is fully fenced. Quarter Circle E Ranch currently runs 300 pair of cattle. Historically the area has been used for agriculture with irrigated farming and grazing. The ranch does have significant development opportunities that are accented by its proximity to amenities and attractions. Quarter Circle E Ranch currently holds a farming/ranching/grazing lease and an FAA lease, which puts some minimal restrictions on the small part of the ranch acreage. Ranch elevations range around 6,200 feet, and area elevations range from 5,500 to 7,500 feet.

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Hesperus, CO

Devils Canyon Ranch consists of 2,520± deeded acres and is backed into over 640± limited access BLM public acres. The property is nestled in Cherry Creek Basin beneath the extraordinary skyline of the La Plata Mountain Range. Neighboring the famous Louis Lamour Ranch, this remarkable holding is said to be the background to many Louis Lamour western novels, and when traveling through the ranch’s varied terrain from the deep black timber ridges, to the cool shadowed valley floors and oak covered bluffs, you feel like you are walking through history if you’ve enjoyed these western novels. Located in La Plata County, one of Southern Colorado’s most desired counties and home to Durango Colorado, known as the gateway to some of Colorado’s top recreational opportunities. The ranch is benefited by convenient year round access located off Hwy 160 and county maintained Cherry Creek Road. Improvements on the ranch include good road access and two well located rustic off-grid hunting cabins. The ranch is home to exceptional big game with a trifecta of wildlife habitat, terrain, water, and feed, providing a sanctuary for some of this region’s best big game. The varied terrain of heavy timber canyons, high grass land mesas, open hay meadows and oak covered plateaus, coupled with historic migration routes make this ranch home to some of the top regional elk and mule deer herds, turkey, black bears and mountain lions. Due to the exceptional wildlife presence, the ranch has been preserved with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to maintain the ability to recreate, ranch, and enjoy future use of the property while protecting the wildlife sustainability. With the Mesa Verde National Park and Menefee Mountain Wilderness Study Area to the west, the vast La Plata Mountain Range of 14,000 ft peaks and the San Juan National Forest to the north, and Purgatory Resort or Hesperus Ski Area both nearby, you will always have extraordinary places to explore. With over 300 days of annual sunshine, the angler will find the Animas River Valley a perfect paradise. The recreational opportunities in this area are never ending.

$2,750,000

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L o n e s o m e R a n c h - Del Norte , CO

Epic views surround this stunning 574± acre ranch nestled in the mountain valleys of the San Luis Valley. Situated along 2,600± feet of gold medal trophy trout waters of the Rio Grande River. The ranch has an abundance of water, with 1.05± cfs of senior water rights and 42.81± cfs of junior water rights. It has two center pivot irrigation systems that provide water for approximately 260± acres with hay production, and another 30± acres sub-irrigated by river bottom. There are fertile meadows and dramatic rock bluffs framed by the Rocky Mountains in all directions. Numerous ponds are home to migrating geese and duck populations. The ranch provides home to deer, elk, pronghorn antelope, and occasional bears, lynx, and fox as well as many other wildlife species. The ranch is entirely located in Wildlife Management draw unit 79 for which landowner vouchers may be applied. Located within 10 minutes of the Rio Grande Club Championship 18-hole golf course, and a short 17 miles to Wolf Creek Ski Area for the most champagne powder in the state. Trophy fishing and hunting on the ranch and public lands are within minutes in any direction. Improvements include two homes on the property for a total of over 5,700± square feet of living space. One of the homes is currently receiving rental income. In addition, there is a large shop, hay barn, corrals, grain bins, sheds, and the property is fenced and cross fenced.

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Silver C liff, CO

Eagle Canyon Ranch is a well-blocked parcel encompassing 2,369Âą acres at an elevation of about 8,000 feet, about 10 miles northeast of the "twin cities" of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff. One of the largest remaining parcels in Custer County, Eagle Canyon Ranch brims with scenic beauty created by an ever-changing combination of granite outcroppings, small meadows and forests of pinion pine, juniper, spruce and fir. Mountain views abound of both the Sangre de Cristos, reaching far above treeline at over 14,000 feet, and the nearer forested peaks of the Wet Mountains. Presently undeveloped, the ranch is perfectly situated for a variety of recreational activities. Healthy mule deer and elk herds roam through the ranch itself and on the bordering BLM land, including the Upper Grape Creek Wilderness Area. As a draw only unit for both deer and elk, Unit 69 holds many trophies of both species. Mountain lions and black bears are also found in the area. Grape Creek flows just west of the ranch, and miles of public fishing for 10- to 14-inch brown and rainbow trout are available on this "sleeper stream" by only a short 4WD trip from the ranch. Lake anglers will appreciate the waters of Deweese Reservoir, only a few miles upstream, with its combination of trout, smallmouth bass and huge tiger muskies. Eagle Canyon Ranch can also serve as a headquarters for mountain biking and horseback riding, both on and off the ranch property, OHVing, and even rock climbing on scores of granite outcrops on the property. Mountaineers will find plenty of summits in the Sangre de Cristos, including the famed Fourteeners of Crestone Peak, Crestone Needle and Humboldt Peak, just a few miles away. Photographers will discover endless photo opportunities every season of the year, and the area's dark skies are internationally recognized as some of the best in the world for astronomical observations

$3,095,000

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R e d H a w k R a n c h - Gunnison, CO Red Hawk Ranch, high in the West Elk Mountains near Crested Butte, Colorado, you’ll not only be “away from it all”, but also “above it all”. This 923± acre wilderness ranch boasts sweeping views of the magnificent Ohio Creek Valley that will be shared only by you and the eagles. If you’re interested in having your nearest neighbors be elk, mule deer, black bears and lush meadows of wildflowers, Red Hawk Ranch is the wilderness hunting retreat of your dreams. A 3,045± square foot lodge serves as headquarters for this magnificent property. It includes four bedrooms, full kitchen, storage garage and a vaulted great room filled with trophy mounts. Spectacular high country views can be enjoyed from its large deck. The lodge is entirely off-gird, powered by a solar system with generator backup.

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Craig , CO

Juniper Mountain Ranch occupies the heart of untamed Northwest Colorado, only a few miles from the ranching hamlet of Maybell. At 6,972.40± deeded acres, it’s an impressive spread that covers rolling hills of pinon/juniper woodlands and sagebrush bottomlands at elevations of 6,100 to 6,800 feet, surrounding the local landmark of 7,847-foot Juniper Mountain. With an attendant state lease and a 5,800 acre BLM grazing permit, over 20 square miles of territory fall under its domain. For years it has been productive grazing ground for 800 animal units, comprised of both cattle and sheep. Juniper Mountain Ranch is easily accessible from US Highway 40 and thus not far from some of the West’s most spectacular recreational opportunities. The resort town of Steamboat Springs is less than 90 minutes to the east, offering world-class downhill skiing, and Dinosaur National Monument, with its incredible fossil beds and spectacular sandstone canyons, lies only 45 minutes to the west. The Yampa River flows just north of the ranch, featuring renowned white water rafting and some of the best smallmouth bass fishing in the state.

$3,500,000

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Pagosa Spring , CO

Whole Ranch What a way to isolate! A stunning 82± acres in the Upper Blanco Basin on the Blanco River; The Harvey Ranch has it all. Water rights from 1901 Decree out of the Sissons/Stevens Ditch, 1912 Decree out of Square Top Ditch and another 1943 Decree out of Square Top Ditch. There is a top of the line irrigation/sprinkler system in place and there is an undivided 1/8 Mineral Right that goes with the property. The ranch is bordered on one side by a conservation easement. Excellent grazing meadows and property is fenced and cross fenced. The historical home on the ranch was the former Frank Oppenheimer Ranch. The home was built in 1944 and some restoration work has been done to the home. You will also find several outbuildings as well as a garage/farm equipment building of new construction built in 1993. Qualify your clients and come for a look. There are tremendous views from this parcel and well worth your time for consideration.

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47± Acres with Improvements Stunning 47± acres in the Upper Blanco Basin on the Blanco River. Water rights from 1901 Decree out of the Sissons/Stevens Ditch, 1912 Decree Out of Square Top Ditch and another 1943 Decree out of Square Top Ditch. There is a top of the line irrigation/sprinkler system in place and there is an undivided 1/8 Mineral Right that goes with the property. This property is bordered on one side and the other side of the river by properties that are in a conservation easement. Excellent grazing meadows and property is fenced and cross fenced. The historical home on the property was the former Frank Oppenheimer Ranch. The home was built in 1944 and some restoration work has been done to the home. You will also find several outbuildings as well as a garage/farm equipment building of new construction built in 1993.

$2,800,000 35 Acre Parcel Stunning 35+ acre parcel with water and mineral rights bordering National Forest. Located in the Upper Blanco Basin and completely fenced with an irrigation system in place. Qualify your clients and come for a look. There are tremendous views from this parcel and a perfect home site.

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Mancos, CO

Pitman Cherry Creek Ranch consists of 713.52± deeded acres and 488± acres of state leased land and is backed into over 2,100± limited access BLM public acres. The ranch is nestled in Cherry Creek Basin and sits beneath the extraordinary skyline of the La Plata Mountain Range. With 1.5± miles of live water on Cherry Creek, the ranch is benefited by both irrigation and recreation water rights. Neighboring the famous Louis Lamour Ranch, this remarkable holding is reportedly the background to many Louis Lamour western novels, and when traveling through the ranch’s varied terrain from the deep black timber ridges, to the cool shadowed valley floors and oak covered bluffs, you feel like you are walking through history if you’ve enjoyed these western novels. Located in La Plata County, one of southern Colorado’s most desired counties and home to Durango, Colorado, known as the gateway to some of Colorado’s top recreational opportunities. The ranch is benefited by convenient year round access, located off Hwy 160 and county maintained Cherry Creek Road. Improvements on the ranch include a well built, comfortable 2,220± square foot 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with a 6 car garage, and a 2,069± square foot fully insulated shop. For the equestrian enthusiast, the ranch has a 6-stall barn with a roping arena and great horse pasture. The ranch is home to exceptional big game with a trifecta of wildlife habitat; terrain, water, and feed providing a sanctuary for some of this region’s best big game. The varied terrain of heavy timber canyons, high grassland mesas, open hay meadows, and oak covered plateaus, coupled with historic migration routes make this ranch home to some of the top regional elk and mule deer herds, turkey, black bears, and mountain lions.

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Pagosa Springs , CO

The Piedra Forks Ranch is a fly fishing haven. The ranch is comprised of 169.32± acres of wilderness, meadows, and live water. Offering numerous fishing arenas with 1.2± miles of the East Fork River and .73± miles of the Middle Fork River. There is a 1.23± acre lake on the ranch. The ranch offers breathtaking views of the San Juan Mountains and Weminuche Range. Impressive improvements include a 2,976± square foot main home with 2 bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. This stunning log home is perched on one of the highest points of the ranch. The home has been recognized in both the Smithsonian and Sunset magazines. The home was designed by Peter H. Dominick Jr., a distinguished graduate of the Yale School of Architecture. It offers an inviting open floor plan, captivating rock fireplace, tons of windows that provide the home with an abundance of natural light. Sunrise and sunset porches for amazing viewing and a cozy hot tub to enjoy the outdoors to its fullest. Additional ranch improvements include a 2 bedroom, 2 bath , 1,116± square foot guest home with an attached garage and amazing outdoor fireplace; 544± square foot 1 bed, 1 bath rustic cabin and finally a 1 room 360± square foot fishing cabin located right on the river bank of the East Fork of the Piedra River. The ranch has a conservation easement to preserve its outstanding beauty, with an option left to still build an additional cabin and barn. $4,5000,00

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Gunnison, CO

Comprising 737± acres at about 8,000 feet, most of the Circle J Ranch lies in grass and hay meadows, surrounded by sagebrush hills. 2.49± miles of Quartz Creek winds through the ranch property. Tributary Alder Creek is a smaller stream that runs for 2.69± miles on the ranch and is excellent habitat for both brown and brook trout. Improvements on the ranch include the large historic barn, complete fencing, and a classic two-story ranch house, which was constructed in 1914. It contains 1,952± square feet and has three bedrooms and two baths. A strategically situated deck allows you to enjoy many incomparable Colorado summer evenings to the soothing sounds of Alder Creek murmuring nearby.

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L ake City , CO

Lake Fork River Ranch is 269.844± acres of exceptional mountain property hosting a world class lodge, two family cabins, a caretaker house, and two guest dorms, as well as a 39,000± square foot riding arena. The terrain on the ranch varies from large aspen groves, to alpine meadows, to deep pine forest and extraordinary rock outcroppings. The term "backyard" on this ranch could be the understatement of the century, directly backed by over 2,000,000± public acres of the San Juan Mountains and fronted by over 34,000± public acres of the Red Cloud Peak Wilderness Study Area. The ranch is a sportsman’s paradise, home to one of the wests top trout streams, the famous Lake Fork River, as well as a premier custom-built trout lake. Located in one of Colorado’s top big game units, Unit 66, home to truly exceptional mule deer, elk, moose, big horn sheep, and even some predators. Lake Fork River Ranch offers access to a lifetime of unparalleled mountain recreation. Large acreage, live water, big views, ease of access, built improvements, and lifestyle best describe the offering of the Lake Fork River Ranch.

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L aVeta,CO

Indian Creek Ranch sits on center stage on 875± acres in one of Mother Nature’s virtuoso performances. This is the heartbeat of Spanish Peaks Country and its handcrafted lodge is as bold and beautiful as the panorama that surrounds it! The 16,000± square foot custom lodge features impressive high ceilings, oversized picture windows, masterful stonework and massive log timbers. The fully furnished home includes many European antiques and an extensive western art collection. All the common areas of the home are spacious enough for large gatherings yet cozy enough for quiet reflection. Five fireplaces create ambiance and infloor radiant heat adds a gentle blanket of comfort throughout the home. Ambient light spills into the Master Chef ’s Kitchen, which features commercial grade appliances, custom cabinetry and solid granite counter tops. A historic Royal Charter Oak Dual Range is the room’s centerpiece. Each of the lodge’s eight bedrooms have private baths. Four of the Guest Suites encompass over 1,000 square feet each and include kitchenettes, living areas, fireplaces and direct outdoor access. Indian Creek Ranch covers 873± fenced and cross-fenced acres and includes roughly 140± acres of productive hay fields. Long summer growing seasons and mild Southern Colorado winters add up to superior year round grazing. The ranch has been under the watchful eye of attentive management and proud ownership.

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Mancos, CO

La Plata Mountain Ranch is properly named, nested on Cherry Creek, and sitting under the skyline of the extraordinary La Plata Mountain Range. The ranch is said to be the background to many Louis Lamour western novels, and when traveling through the ranch’s varied terrain from the deep black timber ridges, to the cool shadowed valley floors and oak covered bluffs, you feel like you are walking through history if you’ve enjoyed these western novels. La Plata Mountain Ranch is one of the largest deeded ranches in southwest Colorado’s most desired county’s, La Plata County. The Ranch is comprised of 3,721± acres, 3,233± deeded acres and 488± acres of state leased lands, and borders over 760± acres of limited access BLM lands. The La Plata Mountain Ranch is fortunate to have 1.5± miles of live water on Cherry Creek, water rights for irrigation, recreation, and ease of access year-round on both paved and county-maintained roads, with excellent road access to a great majority of the ranch. Improvements on the ranch include a well built, comfortable 2,220± square foot 3-bedroom, 3-bath home with a 6-car garage, and a 2,069± square foot fully insulated shop. For the equestrian enthusiast, the ranch has a 6-stall barn with roping arena, great horse pasture, and live water. The upper ranch has a conveniently located historic and useful hunting cabins, allowing you to cover much of the ranch during hunting season without traveling through prime habitat at the break of dawn. The ranch is home to exceptional big game with a trifecta of wildlife habitat; terrain, water, and feed, providing a sanctuary for some of this region’s best big game. The varied terrain of heavy timber canyons, high grassland mesas, open hay meadows, and oak covered plateaus, coupled with historic migration routes make this ranch home to some of the top regional elk, mule deer herds, turkey, black bears, and mountain lions.

$7,250,000

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A true cowboy cattle operation ranch. Located in Disappointment Valley in Southwest Colorado, about 65 miles from Telluride, Colorado. The ranch is strategically placed throughout its 8,200± deeded acres and its 81,133± leased acres of forest service and BLM land, making for a highly successful operation. The ranch holds the sole permits on the forest service and BLM acreage, which is a rarity and asset to the ranch operations. The ranch’s vast acreage is made up of various topographies giving way to good winter and summer operating climates. It is approximately 15 miles from the winter camp in Disappointment Valley to the summer camp on the Glades, San Juan National Forest. The cattle are trailed to summer and winter range but never leave the ranch property, so no trucking is ever needed. The operations of the ranch have been skillfully thought out, leading to 60 years of good ranching. The calves are processed on the winter range when they come off the summer permit then weighed on the ranch scales and shipped out or weaned. If you chose to wean the calves there is a weaning fence between the fields, creating less stress on the calves. The ranch can be run by two good hands and occasional day help making the cost per head much lower than most ranching operations. The corral work is done at a central location from branding in the spring to weighing and shipping calves in the fall. The acreage includes some irrigated land. The irrigated land surrounding the corrals is critical in this operation. The water comes from Disappointment Creek and is good until early July, giving the ranch one cutting of hay, approximately 300 round bales, and good pasture for the fall. The ranch is comprised of enough acreage that you never have to feed cows as there is enough pasture to graze. Improvements are spread throughout the ranch and leased acreage. The headquarters is in the valley, consisting of a 2,808± square foot ranch house, full RV hookup, 30 x 40 Quonset Shop, 40 x 50 workshop, 84 x 90 combination hay shed – equipment shed – calving stall – tack room, full set of working corrals, and a pond filled with a good working well. At the working facilities for cattle and the hay fields, improvements in place are a 12 x 20 workers cabin/cook shack, certified set of scales, hydraulic chute, and calf table. In the mountain section of the ranch is a line camp with a 12 x 20 cabin. On the forest permit section of the ranch, where summer operations take place is a 1,326± square foot cabin, and the cabin is privately owned. Additionally, there is a bunkhouse, tack shed, and corrals and other equipment.

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Del Norte, CO

Consisting of more than 1,580± acres, the Flying W Ranch is a hidden gem with a private and secluded atmosphere to escape into while being located adjacent to the town of Del Norte and the amenities of town life. The mighty Rio Grande River is the heart and soul of the Flying W Ranch. This Colorado “River Mountain Ranch” is an exclusive one-of-a-kind property located in Rio Grande County. The ranch sits on the western edge of the San Luis Valley, the largest alpine valley in the world. A rarity for river ranches, this ranch includes acreage along both sides of the Rio Grande River. Abundant surface water rights provide for irrigation of more than 600± acres and provide more than 500± acre-feet of consumptive use water rights. The ranch has more than 15 cfs of surface water rights, of which more than 6 cfs are senior water rights. These priority water rights assure that irrigation water will be available during the entire growing season.

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The Pick Bar Ranch occupies 1,008.9± acres in the scenic Pine River Valley, a few miles north of Bayfield, on the main road to Vallecito Reservoir. Located at approximately 7,000 feet, the ranch has a mountain section and a meadow section. The eastern mountain section is dominated by extensive forests of mature ponderosa pine, with abundant draws to shelter mule deer, elk and black bear. The western meadow section contains the ranch headquarters, irrigated meadowlands and the riparian corridor of the Pine River, vegetated with a lovely mix of pines and native cottonwoods. Water makes or breaks ranches in Southern Colorado, and the Pick Bar Ranch is blessed with over a mile of the coveted Pine River, and a mile of its tributary, Bear Creek. Senior water rights of a healthy 3.278 cfs ensures that nearly 200 acres of hay is well-watered, including a 1/4-mile radius pivot. As a result, the ranch has been a solid cattle producer since 1883, and currently supports up to 70 AUs year round, with winter pasture and summer grazing all available on-property. The Pine River is a closely guarded fishery among those who are fortunate enough to control access to it. Rich in insect life, and partially controlled by the outflow from Vallecito Reservoir, the Pine can produce some of the largest brown and rainbow trout in Colorado. Not far upstream from the Pick Bar Ranch, a 40-inch rainbow was recently caught, and trophy browns and rainbows in the multi-pound category live throughout the river, including on the mile of river on the Pick Bar Ranch. Careful riparian habitat management and engineered habitat improvements ensure that the Pine on the Pick Bar will continue to grow and retain trout of bragging proportions. The mountain portion of the ranch adjoins public land in the 2.5-million-acre San Juan National Forest, which makes for hunting opportunities for both mule deer and elk. Both species can often be seen on the ranch, especially when early snow pushes them to lower elevations. Improvements on the ranch equip it to be an ideal equestrian site, including a classic red barn, 75x175 indoor riding arena and an outdoor arena. Wonderful riding opportunities are abundant on both the meadow and mountain sections of the ranch, and the climate is mild enough to keep horses year round. Other recreational amenities on the ranch include dog kennel, private shooting range and a small bass pond. An impressive gated entry leads to the Pick Bar Ranch headquarters, with its historic three-story home and wraparound porch. A second, newer home nearby allows ample room for ranch help, or can serve as a guest house, and underground sprinkler system keeps the lovely grounds well-watered.

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M4 RANCH GROUP A Brand of Excellence W R I T T E N BY L OR I E A . WO ODWA R D OF L A N D M AGA Z I N E

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rothers Dan and Michael Murphy, owners of M4 Ranch Group based in Lake City, Colorado, are leaving their mark—well, actually their brand—on Colorado ranch real estate. “The Rocking M4 brand is way more than just a logo—it’s our family ranch brand,” Dan said. “It says a lot about who we are and what we do.” It is a Murphy family tradition that when the children turn 18, they receive a belt buckle emblazoned with the Rocking M4 brand. “When my dad handed my son Jake his family belt buckle on his 18th birthday, it was one of the proudest moments of my life,” Dan said. “It was a symbolic statement of the honor and pride associated with our western history—and the responsibility to honor and uphold it as the next generation.” An expectation of excellence that results from hard work is part of the family inheritance—and it’s not lost on the next generation. Jake, in a recent paper for a class at Western State University, where he, as a student athlete, is pursuing a double major in business and environmental sustainability while earning his real estate license, quoted his grandfather, “Work half a day—do whatever you want with the other 12 hours.” “I got a kick out of the paper because it proves the family brand goes far beyond an identifying mark,” Dan said. “It is a statement of trust and excellence.” 82

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In hindsight, the family brand seems obvious as the choice for the ranch division’s logo, but it was selected after extensive research and an outside evaluation of the team’s strengths and identity. “After all of the time, money and research, the most descriptive and meaningful name for the ranch division had been right in front of us,” Dan said. Because it carries so much meaning, applying the brand to their business is not a responsibility the brothers take lightly. Michael said, “Our name and our history is on this company, so we strive to be the best we can be in every aspect of this business. We never forget that M4 Ranch Group directly reflects on our family’s legacy.” The ancestors have reason to be proud. Team Murphy, the parent company, has been a driving force in recreational real estate for decades. The M4 Ranch Group division has, after just three seasons in ranch sales, already risen to the top of Colorado land brokerages, selling roughly 100,000 acres in mountain ranches in 2017.

school, he met Michelle DePinto, a ballerina who lived in Denver. After a long distance relationship, she traded in her pointe shoes and urban existence for a life off the beaten path as the “best partner a man could find.” Under the banner of MMLO Outfitting, they owned and operated an outfitting business that took clients in pursuit of the West’s top big game in the back country of Colorado, Alaska and Montana. To succeed as an outfitter, he not only had to master the art of hospitality and client relations, but also the natural history and behavior of big game, federal and state regulations, habitat management and the principles of business. In the meantime, Michael took his passion for the outdoors in a different direction, turning his attention to the land’s bounty as a classically trained French chef. “I love anything to do with food—hunting it, catching it, preparing it,” he said. Eventually, though, he left the kitchen for the beverage business. He helped grow the American Beverage Company in San Antonio from a small upstart company to a major distributor that counted 70 percent of Texas as its territory. Then he returned to Colorado, where he was on the leading edge of the craft brewery movement as part of New Belgium Brewing. As part of that team, Michael opened a Southwestern sales territory for the brewery’s products, including Fat Tire, and further refined his marketing chops in an emerging industry, knowledge that he now applies to rural real estate. Both brothers were carving out their places at the top of their respective fields when Dan recognized that the outfitting business kept him away from Michelle and their young children too much for his taste. After 20 years in the outfitting business, Dan and Michelle decided to fold the tents at the peak of that career.

“Our name and our history is on this company, so we strive to be the best we can be in every aspect of this business. We never forget that M4 Ranch Group directly reflects on our family’s legacy.”

The M4 Brand of Business

The family, who has put down deep roots in Colorado over the past 40 years, can trace their ancestry back to the settling of the western frontier. The Murphy’s are direct descendants of Mirabeau B. Lamar, the second President of the Republic of Texas, best known for trading off the western Colorado Rockies in 1850 to help retire the then-republic’s debt. “Our family has been trading in the Mountain West for more than 170 years,” Michael joked. Despite the constant joking and laughter, the brothers take their business very seriously. Neither likes to lose. Their highly competitive natures don’t cause problems in the office because they’re tempered by an inherent belief in fair dealing with each other as well as team members, clients and colleagues. Plus, they have an abiding respect for the different skill sets each of them developed in the years they worked apart. Dan built his first career on his passion for the outdoors; few things in life meant more than being in the field where his respect for nature and the role of man’s stewardship grew. “I spent at least a hundred nights a year sleeping in a sleeping bag, for more than 20 years,” he said. As he was preparing to depart for Africa to finish

The M4 Brand of Real Estate

Believing that the Mountain West real estate industry would provide an ideal environment for their work ethic, knowledge of the outdoors, and vast network, Dan and Michelle launched Team Murphy Realty. e like to call Michelle the ‘Closer,’” Dan said, pointing out that she gives the team a focal point of concentration and, with a Master’s degree in Business and Marketing, has the ability to bring the “high-flying, big-picture goals “into a

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grounded, get-the-details-done perspective.” They enlisted the expertise of the immediate family. Parents, Tom and Midge Murphy, lend their talents to the team. “Our dad is an exceptional businessman and has trained us since we were in diapers—and no one can make people feel more welcome than our mother,” Dan said. Michael and his wife Sandy succumbed to the call of the wild— and of the family. “When the family decided to get into the real estate industry, I wanted to be part of it,” he said. Michael brought with him marketing and business networking acumen as well as a passion for the West’s live water and anything that swims in it. Sandy, who is a paralegal, ensures that the flood of paperwork flow smoothly, so transactions are completed as efficiently as possible. In addition to the immediate family, the real estate family includes 10 associates divided between offices in Lake City, Pagosa Springs and South Fork. “Everybody in this company is family, either by blood or by choice, so there’s never any question that everyone is giving 100 percent,” Michael said. “Our goal is simple: Efficiency achieved by great people with great knowledge and work ethics.” The shared commitment and unique office dynamic gives Michael and Dan the freedom to roam. “Ranch real estate gives us a chance to experience incredibly spectacular land just as I did as an outfitter,” Dan said. From February through October this year, they collectively logged more than 70,000 miles exploring and showing ranches—and the odometer is still turning. “Our goal from the outset was to be the best informed brokers in Colorado and northern New Mexico,” Michael said. “We work hard to acquire personal, first-hand knowledge of all of the ranches in the marketplace.”

The M4 Brand of Life

Lake City, which serves as the hub of Team Murphy Realty and M4 Ranch Group, has 400 residents and is the only town in Hinsdale County, the nation’s most remote county. The town is situated in a valley deep in the San Juan Mountains at the base of five 14,000-foot peaks. Lake City also has more Fortune 500 CEOs per capita than any other town in the country. “They call this place home because this area is not about what you have, but more about what elk you harvest or the fly used to land the latest trout,” Dan said laughing. Once, Dan was helping a neighbor—a hell-bent-

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for-leather old-timer—drive cattle. They were joined by one of these CEOs, whose company refines about two-thirds of the oil in the U.S. He had parked his Gulfstream III at the airport and driven his 1979 Ford pickup to the cattle drive. According to Dan, the CEO’s cowboying skills favorably impressed the veteran cowhand, who said to the CEO, “You need some cash? You could probably make some decent money with day work around here.” The CEO responded, “I’m doing ok on cash.” The story resonates with Dan and Michael not only because it is par for the course but it reinforces their parents’ teachings to treat every “book” respectfully regardless of its “cover.” The Golden Rule is one of the family’s core values that is also at the heart of the company. “We’re real people living in the best part of the U.S., living what we do—and what we believe,” Michael said. “Obviously we’re in the real estate business, but from our perspective we’re really in the relationship business.”

The M4 Brand of Marketing

M4 attributes a great deal of their success to an aggressive marketing strategy. They utilize the most cutting-edge technology and a variety of deep integrated digital marketing tactics, in addition to proven and established print media, including two in-house magazines featuring the full scope of their listings, and national impact print marketing. They also regularly attend gatherings of a wide variety of organizations such as the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association because they “want to know everyone connected with land through livestock and wildlife.” The brothers take great pleasure in really getting to know people outside of their offices. Relationships thrive and understanding grows when people get away from the constant pinging of cell phones and out of the relentless reach of email. To that end, they employ—and enjoy—their “handshake” marketing initiative. The Murphy’s put current and prospective clients in the field for local events: floating the Rio Grande River during the famous salmon fly hatch during M4’s Wild Trout Week or riding the Rockies horseback on the 100-mile annual Roundup Ride. They also sponsor and guide hunts for one of their favorite charities, the Colors of Heroes hunts celebrating the sacrifices of our veterans. “Our goal is not just selling the ranches we are blessed to work on, but building something bigger and longer lasting than a closing,” Dan said.

The M4 Brand of Stewardship

The Murphy’s love of people and wildlife has inspired the brothers to be heavily involved in protecting the western lifestyle. “Generally, most land is managed better privately than publicly due to the landowners’ passion, finances and ability to make and carry out a decision,” Dan said. “The private, long-term commitment to manage for the most diversity is far beyond most government agency’s desires or capabilities.” The brothers characterize their philosophy as “cowboy conservatism” noting that their first line of defense for the

western lifestyle is first-hand knowledge gained through leadership at the local and state levels. Dan is currently serving on the Upper Gunnison Water Advisory Group, the Sportsman’s Round Table and its advisory committee to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department. He previously served on the Big Game License Application, Big Game Allocation Program, the Colorado Wildlife Federation and the Hinsdale Planning Commission. Michael served as a Lake City Town Trustee, Chairman of the Hinsdale County/ Town of Lake City Marketing Committee, and currently sits on the advisory committee for both the Agricultural and Public Lands and the Neutral Resources, as well as representing Hinsdale County on the Club 20 Board of Directors. “Being on the front lines of emerging issues helps us help landowners,” Michael said. “We have insight into the debates, the regulations, the concerns and the challenges because we’re engaged in the process.” One of the team’s most important duties is “match making.” The team excels at identifying the right property for the right buyers—and helping the new owners see what the property can become with good stewardship. “Our job is to understand a property,” Dan said. The M4 Ranch Group relies on cutting-edge technology in all aspects of the business, including their own 3D virtual camera, drone filming and editing department to showcase the height, depth, breadth and nuances of each property. The Murphy’s’ goal is to give potential buyers a true sense of a ranch before they ever tour it. Once boots are on the ground, the brothers use their experience and expansive network of restoration and preservation professionals to help the potential owners see what the land can be rather than simply what it is. For instance, if a ranch has a degraded stream, the brothers help the client understand what it will take to restore it to a healthy, productive fishery. “We’re the concierges of conservation,” Michael said, noting they introduce landowners to some of the best conservation practitioners in their respective fields. Together, they’ve prompted the restoration of miles upon miles of streams and thousands of acres of habitat. This has helped greatly increase the value of numerous ranches while greatly increasing the volume of habitat Colorado’s wildlife depends on. To keep space open in the west, the intrinsic value of undeveloped land has to be recognized, they believe. “Habitat has value from an ecological and emotional standpoint as well as a financial one,” Dan said. To be clear, conservation work is not an income stream for the business, but a passion. “What makes us proudest is sharing what we’ve helped conserve with generations to come,” Dan said. When we’ve helped build legacy ranches that families can convey to their children or when we see a kid reel in a big brown or a cutthroat on a fly while fishing an enhanced stream, the circle is complete. We’ve passed forward what’s important to us.” He continued, “Our family and team understand that we’re on this earth for a limited amount of time and it’s about leaving this place better than we found it. For us, that means creating a legacy through relationships and conservation.”

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L ake City, CO

Hidden just off of the highway and perched above the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River is a stunning home on 5.37± acres with 900± feet of river frontage. At 6,460± square feet with six bedrooms and five and a half baths, there is plenty of room for family and friends. Upon walking in the front door, the large living area greets guests with a two story stone fireplace. The open living area leads to the beautiful kitchen, complete with river rock accents, large island, plenty of storage and rustic style tin ceiling. Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining area with large windows, perfect for enjoying the views while enjoying a meal. Also on the main floor is a spacious master suite with deck access and luxurious bathroom. Local mountain scenes adorn the large walk in shower’s sandblasted glass and the large walk-in closet boasts lots of storage. As luxurious as the main living floor is, the basement level offers its own type of luxury combined with comfortable living. Its master bedroom offers deck access and features four built-in bunk beds. The large game room and bar create a great atmosphere for entertaining or relaxing. Also on the walk-out basement level are an exercise room, large mud room, laundry room, guest bathroom and large, heated 2 car garage. The third floor is home to four bedrooms, two baths and a loft. The 3,000± square foot deck and impeccably manicured lawn create additional opportunities for entertaining or just taking in the breathtaking views of the mountains and river.

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Gunnison, CO

A Native American word for “Gathering Place”. The Thendara Estate is a spectacular 6,706± square foot contemporary home with a detached 3 car garage on 36± acres. The beautiful acreage has diverse topographies, fantastic views, seclusion, lots of wildlife, and easy access to State Highway 50. Located in Southwest Colorado near the Curecanti National Recreation Area, midway between Gunnison and Montrose, Colorado. A short distance from Blue Mesa Lake and Marina, and the entrance to the Black Canyon National Park. The well-designed home lives up to its name “Gathering Place.” Four levels of room to gather, with several entertaining areas and many decks to enjoy the fantastic views and mountain air. We will start with the walkout basement with its own covered deck. Home to a giant bunkroom, game area, living area, guest bedroom, a full bathroom, and lots of storage areas. Next up is the main floor with tons of entertaining space, a large kitchen, two large eating bars, dining area, living room with gas fireplace, covered deck and hot tub area, and a screened-in deck. The third floor is home to 4 bedrooms with their own ensuites, a sitting area with gas fireplace, and of course, its own deck. The top floor is set up for two office studios, one bathroom, several storage areas, and top floor views to die for. The exterior of the home has low maintenance vinyl siding, natural landscaping, and a large firepit to enjoy marshmallows and star filled nights. The detached 3 car garage has room to store all your toys.

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This one of a kind 33.269± acres nestled into a 30,000 acre American National Park. Secured gated entrance, plus a locked federal gate on the East Portal Road five months of the year, delivers outstanding privacy and seclusion. From this home, you will never, for all eternity, see another home, or the lights of another home. All of the land in the veranda viewshed is federally controlled national park land… locked away forever. An amazing home designed by Arizona architect Michael C. Daily as a single story structure with southwestern Santa Fe style architecture, the home has an extremely high luxury level of finish. The home is a prototype, constructed with steel, Rastra and other materials that make it noncombustible. This amazine 33.269± acre parcel was originally part of a larger 112.497± acre park private inholding owned by the seller. The seller sold an adjacent 79.228± acre parcel in 2010 for $2,120,000 cash, unimproved, undeveloped and deed restricted to one single family residence on a designated 20 acre footprint . . . no power, no water, no sewer, no surfaced road. NOTE: In January 2016, during the Centennial Celebration of the National Park Service, this 79.228± acre parcel was generously GIFTED to the National Park Service by owner Elliotsville Plantation, Inc. The subject 33.269± acre parcel is now an island of private land inside the national park (nonconservation easement).

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Five Star Ranch’s property is exceptional and includes a 71.6± deeded acres and 490± acres of leased state land. The ranch is situated at about 8,000 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. 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 a kitchen equipped with high-end appliances. Over all this space spreads a vaulted, open beam ceiling that completes the blend of rustic/ modern styling that captures the best of the surrounding environment. Infloor heating throughout keeps the main house very comfortable twelve months of the year. A master suite is accessed off of 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 4,130± square feet, fully finished, and has a private office, gym and full bathroom. A short hike into the woods leads to a refurbished rustic cabin, perfect for star gazing. Two large metal shops with overhead garage doors complete the improvements at Five Star Ranch and allow plenty of work space for vehicles and other equipment.

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n today’s world, with fewer and fewer large western parcels available, a large, quality ranch can exceed even the most affluent buyer’s budget. An ideal solution for many, then, is a ranch community. Ranch communities can be found throughout the mountain west in which shared ownership can be had for a fraction of the cost of a stand-alone, single-owner property. Ranch communities deliver collectively what few can afford individually: owning a piece of the western lifestyle, including a home with a mountain stream as a front yard and a mountain range as a backyard. WRITTEN BY DAN MURPHY—OWNER/BROKER OF M4 RANCH GROUP AND LYNN LAMPERT

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Ranch communities can be an attractive option for people who want to spend less time, less money, and less commitment on upkeep and more time enjoying the great outdoors with family and friends. The many benefits of shared cost among ranch community owners include preserving the surrounding ranch lands, maintaining healthy meadows, fisheries and wildlife habitat, ensuring established access, and providing for caretaker needs. Owners can simply reap the benefits of ranch living (jump in the jeep, head to the ski hill, grab the fly rod and fish) instead of being consumed with ranch maintenance details. As part of a ranch community, you can live on a premium piece of property without paying a premium price. Eagle Ridge Ranch, north of Gunnison, Colorado, is a prime example of a thriving Ranch Community that maintains a cherished agricultural tradition along with an equally strong commitment to conservation and recreation. Eagle Ridge Ranch is 4900± deeded acres sweeping across the fertile Ohio Creek Valley only 8 miles north of the university town of Gunnison. Operated for decades as a productive cattle and hay ranch, the property is now shared by 15 families who seek to steward the ranch for the maintenance of profitable agriculture, land conservation and enhancement of wildlife values. Situated at elevations of approximately 8000 to 9800 feet, the ranch encompasses rich hay meadow and cottonwood bottomland in its lower reaches, bordered by rolling sagebrush hills and groves of aspen and spruce at higher elevations. Unspoiled views throughout the ranch are far-reaching and include the remote West Elk Mountains to the west, the rugged Anthracite Range to the north and flattopped Red Mountain to the east.

maintains 2600± acres as a common primitive area open to hunting, horseback riding and hiking. Two wilderness cabins are available in this area, available by reservation to property owners. Anglers will cherish the private trout fishing on the 3± miles of Ohio Creek that wind through the heart of ranch. This 20-foot wide stream is a major tributary of the Gunnison River, and holds fat brown and rainbow trout, some in the 16- to 20-inch class. Many carefully-engineered structures maximize prime trout habitat, and the stream is a particular delight for dry fly fishing. Beyond the ranch proper, nearby outdoor recreational opportunities are nearly endless. The adjacent West Elk Wilderness is home to a huge herd of elk and miles of hiking or horseback riding on its network of trails. World-class river fishing is available only a few miles away on the Gunnison and Taylor Rivers, and Blue Mesa Reservoir offers boating and trolling for lake trout in excess of 50 pounds. Mountain biking is popular throughout the Gunnison Basin, especially in the nearby 6000-acre Hartman Rocks Recreation Area. In the winter, downhill skiing and snowmobiling are about 45 minutes away in Crested Butte, and ice fishing is superb on Blue Mesa Reservoir. As a pioneer in the Common Ranch Community concept, Eagle Ridge Ranch has a proven track record of preserving the best of the West’s agricultural heritage while allowing for self-limited development of caring landowners committed to common conservation values. If joining such a visionary community is appealing to you, contact us at M4 Ranch Group soon. We think that Common Ranch Communities are the smart development wave of the future, and at Eagle Ridge Ranch you can ride

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Located in the prestigious Shared Ranch of Eagle Ridge Ranch, this 35.20Âą acre undeveloped Homestead #4 is ready for you to build your dream home. A graveled driveway is in place and utilities are at the lot line. A well permit is in place and is good for a year. Unspoiled views throughout the ranch are farreaching and include the remote West Elk Mountains to the west, the rugged Anthracite Range to the north and Flat Top and Red Mountains to the east

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Casa Tres Unos at Eagle Ridge Ranch is a 6,468± square foot sustainable ranch house on 35.2± deeded acres within the Shared Ranch Community. Completed in 2008, this beautiful eco-friendly and efficient straw bale construction features six bedrooms, five baths and a workout room. The custom kitchen holds a wood pizza oven and its main room is centered on an impressive fireplace. Finally, the home is graced with a three-car garage, 28x40-foot toy barn and an 800± square foot basement that includes wine storage. Whether as a second home, weekend retreat or primary residence, this beautiful luxury eco-friendly home shines.

$3,495,000

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S erenity in the L ake Fork Hunt & Fish C l u b -

L ake City , CO

The Club The Lake Fork Hunt & Fish Club controls a great deal of exceptional hunting on both private and public lands. You have access to over 1,376.69± deeded acres of strategically located ranch land, including one of the West’s finest trout fisheries. The club hosts over 3 miles of the world-famous Lake Fork of the Gunnison River as well as 12 active trout lakes. The ranch gives access to 8,000± acres of public lands, 62,000± acres of Powderhorn Wilderness, and 102,000± acres of Big Blue Wilderness.

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Emerge yourself in western living with spectacular views of the mountains, crisp mountain air, and a beautiful log cabin and guest cabin. The cabin features an open floorplan, vaulted ceilings with large windows, hardwood floors, stone fireplaces, and tongue-and-groove ceilings. A master bedroom loft suite with a private bath, walk-in closet, office area, and its own deck. There are two additional guest rooms, one on the main floor and the other in the walkout basement accompanied with two more baths. The cabin has 3 living areas, several decks to enjoy the Colorado sunsets, and a 1 car attached garage. The quaint guest cabin has 1 bedroom, 1 bath with a loft, located just a short distance from the main cabin. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a 1/3 membership at The Lake Fork Hunt & Fish Club with a spectacular, partially furnished log cabin and guest cabin located on 7.40Âą acres with an additional 1/3 interest in 35 acres of deedrestricted ranch land. $1,279,000

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Considered by many to be the jewel of Hidden Valley Ranch, this coveted 52± acre estate, tucked in among towering ponderosa pines, stands sentinel above Hidden Valley Lake amid expansive Colorado Rocky Mountain views that will take your breath away. The estate’s inspired hilltop residence, featuring all-timber frame and accented with native rock, are built in harmony with the natural beauty of the forested setting, and include a 5,067± square foot, 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath home; a 2,365± square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bath guest home; and a caretaker’s studio apartment located above a separate 3 car garage. The well-planned design of this spectacular jewel maximizes indoor and outdoor living with large gathering places as well as intimate rooms, making this estate equally suited to becoming your primary residence or second-home retreat. The shared gated ranch community is made up of 35 exclusive home sites, of 35 to 55 acres each, situated on more than 1,630± pristine acres, approximately 300 of which are devoted to common area. The community offers private equestrian facilities, miles of riding and hiking trails, wildlife viewing and a 55-acre private lake with a boat dock for small water craft. Hidden Valley Lake, the community’s focal point, provides fly-fishing opportunities with a developed fish habitat for Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout and Snake River Cutthroats.

$5,546,000

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Southwest Colorado Real Estate Property Guide. Featuring cabins, land, ranches, shared community properties throughout Colorado and the Mou...

Team Murphy Realty and M4 Ranch Group Property Guide  

Southwest Colorado Real Estate Property Guide. Featuring cabins, land, ranches, shared community properties throughout Colorado and the Mou...