Irrigated Cattle Ranch & Hunting Land For Sale in Delta County, CO
Situated on a mesa just above the small town of Cedaredge, Colorado, is the Jurney Ranch, a 186-acre mountain ranch for sale. The ranch has fantastic mountain views, a mixture of irrigated meadows, pinyon-juniper forests, and sagebrush flats, which provide opportunities for hay production, livestock grazing, hunting, and conservation. The ranch has a variety of water rights that can be delivered to various parts of the ranch. There are two existing wells on the property, each of which produces a high volume of water, although the state declares a 15-gallon-per-minute maximum on domestic wells. Water rights include 45-acre feet of Dreyfus Reservoir water, 18 shares of Cedar Mesa Ditch, 3 3/4 shares Lone Pine ditch, 20 shares of Park Reservoir, 1 Upper Surface Creek Water Users Association water tap, two completed wells, and permits for three other wells.
Easy year-round access to grazing, hunting, and hay production ranch- Peaceful, quiet minimal traffic location
This property is located only four miles from the town of Cedaredge, on the south slopes of the Grand Mesa. Access is very good year-round by paved and gravel county roads. Typical snow accumulation over the winter is not more than 8 or 10 inches of snow, and the roads are plowed by the county.
Development potential for mountain ranchettes—excellent homesites with well permits, great potential horse property
The western side of the property has a 40-acre parcel with a small historic farmhouse that is currently used as a rental. That property has a county road on its eastern border, dividing it from the other 146 acres on the east side of the road. Colorado allows use by right to divide properties into 35-acre parcels, so this property could easily be subdivided into a total of 5, 35-acre parcels. The owner has applied for three additional well permits in order to provide a well permit to each parcel, plus there are domestic water lines through the property and a domestic water tap could be provided to each parcel. Power is available as well. The property has outstanding views of the West Elk mountain range, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and the Grand Mesa to the west and north.
Colorado GMU 52 hunting property produces trophy-class mule deer with landowner tags
Some of the biggest mule deer bucks in Colorado are taken from GMU 52, on the south side of the Grand Mesa. This property has excellent cover, feed, water, and bedding habitat for mule deer. The landowner typically gets one tag a year to sell or use himself, and it has been the focus of an outdoor hunting show that shows a TV host taking a 200-class buck on an archery hunt on the property.
Listing ID: 05022-10229