Resting high on the bluffs of South Canyon Point are these picturesque (1450+/- Acres). With amazing views of the La Sal Mountains to the north, and the Abajo Mountains to the southwest. Well maintained San Juan County Roads lead to the locked gate access. The ranch has fencing and cross-fencing for cattle grazing. Open grass meadows and Juniper Tree covered rolling hills provide plenty of diverse foliage. Whether they are domestic or native wild animals, the ranch provides plenty of seclusion. Mule Deer, Elk, and an occasional Black Bear are some of the critters in this outstanding setting.
Land: Sitting at a 7000 elevation, are 1450+/- acres of open meadows, and rolling hills covered with Juniper Trees. With views from the bluffs allowing you to see Abajo & La Sal Mountains to the north & south, and several distant mountain ranges in Colorado. These can be seen from almost anywhere on the property.
Boundary: State Trust Ground is adjacent on the Southeast corner of the property. Private landowners surround the remaining portion of the property, who are surrounded by BLM Ground.
Access: Maintained County Roads lead to the southern edge of the property, where locked-gates provide year around access to private roads on the property.
Income: Cattle grazing and dry farming are the main sources of income production. Hunting leases will also provide for possible revenue.
Conservation Easements: 735 acres are in the current CRP Program ending in 2020.
Improvements: Fencing & cross-fencing for cattle management.
Recreational Opportunities: Property is part of the San Juan/Abajo Mtns. Hunting Unit. Mule Deer, Elk, Bear, Mountain Lion, Coyote, etc. roam the area. Hunting is by permit and can be applied for in the Utah DWR State draw. Landowner tags are possible & must be applied for via the landowner program. The nearby Abajo & La Sal Mountains are highly sought hunting tags through the State Draw. Monticello Lake, Foy Lake, & Blanding Reservoir offer trout fishing. While the San Juan River offers carp & channel catfish, and Lake Powell is excellent for Striped Bass. Golfing at the Hideout is highly recommended.
A mere 40 miles to the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park, and 60 miles to Arches National Park near Moab, Utah. Hiking, biking, trail running, camping and site seeing are abundant throughout this Four Corner region of the Colorado Plateau. Newspaper Rock Recreation Site is a short drive from Monticello. The rock is covered with petroglyphs.
Church Rock is another area attraction and can be seen from the bluffs of South-Canyon-Point. The Grist Mill Inn is a renovated old flour mill and a great place to stay. Another outstanding hidden treasure in this community is (Line Camp Steakhouse & Hotel). If you like authentic western buildings, and great grub, this is it.
Location: Monticello is the County Seat of San Juan County. Moab, Ut is roughly 50 miles north, & Cortez, Colorado is 60 miles east. Smaller local airports are in these 3 cities. Montrose, Colorado Airport (MTJ/KMTJ) is located 166 miles away, while Grand Junction, Colorado Airport (GJT/KGJT) is 168 miles away. These are the closest Regional Airports.
Area history is abundant, with local museums and cultural centers displaying diverse artifacts from generations past. Local specialty shopping provides wears of times gone by. Small town grocery store (Blue Mountain Foods), Monticello Merc True Value, and convenience store/gas stations provide for daily needs. Cortez will provide for larger items.
South-Canyon-Point Ranch is here for the taking. It is quiet, secluded, with amazing surrounding views. The maintained County Roads make for easier access. Watching the visiting & resident wildlife while enjoying the colorful sunrise & sunset and listening to the cattle sing, will bring a sense of peace. With fenced acreage in place, bring your cattle and let them graze.
Property showing is by appointment.
To schedule showing please contact:
Kent "DUKE" Boyington (801-710-0623 cell) (801-745-0237 office)