Colorado Mountain Ranch With Well & Springs in Teller County
Scenic Colorado Mountain Ranch with views located only 45 miles from Colorado Springs. 591 acres of beautiful rolling hills and meadows with views in all directions. This property is zoned agricultural and would make a great year round equestrian ranch or recreational hunting ranch. This property features several scenic canyons lined with Ponderosa pines and containing some outstanding rock formations. These canyons roll down into some nicely grassed and gentle mountain meadows which provide very good grazing of native grasses.
There are two small springs located in the canyons which provide a good water source for wildlife and livestock. There is also a drilled well which produces 10 GPM to fill the stock tank for livestock via an on site generator as the property is currently off grid. The views are amazing and include Pikes Peak, Mount Pisgah, and some limited views of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains.
The land is approximately 40% tree covered with Ponderosa Pine, Douglas Fir and a few aspen surrounded by lush meadows and oak and pinion pine covered hillsides and plateaus. Elevations range from 8240 feet at the high bluff site, down to 7700 feet in the lower meadows. The current owners have limited the use of this property to recreation and grazing of cattle from a local rancher. The diverse habitat along with the spring provide excellent wildlife habitat and this ranch is known for its mule deer game hunting. Elk are migratory through this ranch and are often roaming the ranch during the fall hunting seasons. Mule deer are very common and are seen seen frequently roaming the ranch. There are no improvements on the ranch but there are numerous two track and old trails that can be easily driven and improved if desired.
Location – 1 Hour To Colorado Springs
This ranch parcel is conveniently located approximately 45 miles from Colorado Springs and less than 2 hours from the south Denver Metro area. This area is one of the more desirable locations along the Front Range of Colorado with thousands of acres of BLM and National Forest lands nearby providing numerous recreational activities. Eleven Mile Reservoir and Spinney Reservoir are within 30 minutes of the ranch and offer some of the finest fishing in Colorado. The ranch is only 18 miles from the scenic and historic town of Cripple Creek which has grocery shopping and a new medical clinic. World class skiing is just over an hour away in scenic Breckenridge. Located just over 1 hour from the Colorado Springs Airport allows for quick access to the ranch for those flying into the area.
Mineral Rights Available
This ranch does not come with any water rights. Colorado law does allow an owner to drill a well on parcels greater than 35 acres in size which could allow for up to 10 wells if the owner decided to create separate parcels. All mineral rights owned by the seller and will be conveyed with the property.
Agricultural Zoning and Grazing Lease
The current zoning of the property is agricultural and there is an existing grazing lease for cattle with a local rancher. The 2019 taxes were $984.