This exceptional property is an extraordinary find in the market today with private live water only 5+ minutes from the Steamboat ski slopes. McKinnis Creek flows through the ranch providing water rights to two stocked ponds and creating a lush natural environment for wildlife and recreation as it flows to the Yampa River. The seller has invested resources into making this stretch of the Yampa an amazing sustainable fishery. The property is topped off by an inviting home, caretaker apartment, and barn storage.
an exceptional location
McKinnis Creek Ranch is a remarkable property on the Yampa River in the coveted south valley of Steamboat Springs. Located a few miles downstream from Catamount Dam, a 12-month fishing season awaits. McKinnis Creek Ranch is an extraordinary find in the market today with private live water, panoramic views of the Ski Area and Flat Top mountains, and only a 5 minute drive to the slopes. McKinnis Creek flows through the heart of the ranch providing water for fishing ponds and creating a lush, natural environment as it flows to the Yampa River. Extensive resources have been put into improving this section of the Yampa to ensure a sustainable fishery and stellar recreational experience. Home to a variety of waterfowl and other wildlife, the property creates memorable morning hikes or snowshoes in addition to the trophy brown and rainbow trout awaiting the avid angler. The exceptional natural features of this property are matched by the comforts of the newly remodeled custom home. Soaring ceilings and windows accentuate the views of the water and the mountains beyond. Multiple gathering spaces create a private resort with amenities galore. Grill up dinner and watch the sun set from the generous deck. After a day on the river, work out in the private gym, soak away any aches and pains in the steamy hot tub, or kick back with a movie or play a board game in the family room. Hosting a crowd has never been easier. Five bedrooms include a main level primary suite with indulgent bath and private sitting area for getting away from it all at home. Host overflow guests or an on-site property manager in the 2 bedroom caretaker apartment that boasts the same attention to detail and quality as the main home. There is ample room to store all of the toys for making the most of Steamboat. Boats, RVs, trailers, and more can all be conveniently kept in one of the 6 garage bays. Life at McKinnis Creek Ranch leaves a legacy of memories for years to come.