This stunning waterfront property is one of the most rare finds in the Ranch world that you’ll ever find, comprised of 1863+/- acres this working cattle ranch is second to none in the make up of this prestigious setting. Wildwater Ranch is one of the most contiguous acre unencumbered Ranches in the area, priced at a little over 2,350 an acre you won’t find a property on the market with the water rights and over 2 miles of creek frontage available. Cherry Creek winds through the front of the property adding to the hunting and cattle value.
Located in unit 741 the elk hunting is phenomenal to say the least especially on the ranch, unit 741 is over the counter for archery 2nd and 3rd seasons. Since Whitewater Ranch is 1863 acres you can enroll in the Land owner preference program and draw highly coveted mule deer tags and have the opportunity to hunt big mule deer every year. The Ranch is located in the hub of GIANT ELK, to the west and north of the ranch is over 20,000 acres of limited access BLM ground, 640 acres of state ground to the north with no public access, over 440,000 acres of UTE ground to the south and east with no public access and only 4.5 miles away from Mesa Verde National Park which produces some of the most amazing mule deer in the country. This mixture of water, feed and location are a recipe for some of the best hunting this state has to offer.
The 6700 sqft house gives you a great structure to go through and remodel and make it your own, the ranch house sits over looking the irrigated meadows where you can soak up the quintessential Colorado living. During the early fall you’ll find yourself falling asleep to the rattling antlers and screaming bulls in front of the lodge. Several shops and storage buildings are strategically located throughout the ranch for all of your equipment and feed to store out of the weather.
The Adjudicated water rights that pertain to the ranch are 1-1/3 cubic feet of water per second out of the Chidal Ditch, 1/4 of 2.50 cubic feet of water per second in an undivided interest in Sena Ditch and all interest in 1/4 of 1.50 cubic feet per second. The water is ample and can be used to plant lush alfalfa fields to feed out your livestock and lure game from afar. There are several ponds on the property that would be great stock water and add to the picturesque setting that everyone has dreamt of.
The sale of Wildwater Ranch includes a BLM lease of 207 AUM and provides enough ground to feed out your cattle from June to the Middle of September. The ranch has so much water that can be developed to provide the much needed grazing and winter feed to put up for your livestock during the winter. It is very rare find to have this much income potential on a western Colorado ranch and give you this good of hunting.
Located on Red Mesa within a short drive to Durango Colorado where you can enjoy the every day essentials of life including shopping, stores, hospital and Durango La-Plata airport. Several ski resorts from Telluride to Purgatory are a short drive from the Ranch. It is very rare that a ranch like Wildwater Ranch hits the market so call us today for a qualified showing.