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Pitman Cherry Creek Ranch
#CO452216
County Road 105 , Mancos
Colorado, 81328
La Plata County
713.00 acres
Pitman Cherry Creek Ranch consists of 713.52 deeded acres and 488 acres of state leased land and is backed into over 2,100 limited access BLM public acres. The ranch is nestled in Cherry Creek basin and sits beneath the La Plata Mountain Ranges extraordinary skyline. With 1.5 miles of on Cherry Creek, the farm benefits from both irrigation and recreation water rights.

Neighboring the famous Louis Lamour Ranch, this remarkable holding is reportedly the background to many Louis Lamour western novels. When traveling through the ranchs varied terrain from the deep black timber ridges to the cool shadowed valley floors and oak-covered bluffs, you feel like you are walking through history if youve enjoyed these western novels.

Located in La Plata County, one of southern Colorados most desired counties and home to Durango, Colorado, is known as the gateway to some of Colorados top recreational opportunities. The ranch is benefited by convenient year-round access, located off Hwy 160, and county maintained Cherry Creek Road. Improvements on the ranch include a well built, comfortable 2,220 square foot 3-bedroom, 3-bath home with a 6-car garage, and a 2,069 square foot fully insulated shop.

The ranch has a 6-stall barn with a roping arena and an excellent horse pasture for the equestrian enthusiast.

The ranch is home to an exceptional big game with a trifecta of wildlife habitat, terrain, water, and feed, providing a sanctuary for some of this regions best big game. The varied terrain of heavy timber canyons, high grassland mesas, open hay meadows, and oak-covered plateaus, coupled with historic migration routes, make this ranch home to some of the top regional Elk and Mule Deer herds, Turkey, Black Bears, and Mountain Lions.

With the Mesa Verde National Park and Menefee Mountain Wilderness Study Area to the west, the vast La Plata Mountain Range of 14,000 ft peaks and the San Juan National Forest to the north, and Purgatory Ski Resort or Hesperus Ski Area both nearby, you will always have extraordinary places to explore. With over 300 days of annual sunshine, the angler will find the Animas River Valley a perfect paradise. The Ranch is greatly benefited by its proximity to Durango, Colorado, for endless adventure, city amenities like great restaurants, theatres, medical care, shopping, and local airport access.

This property is part of a larger listing called La Plata Mountain Ranch (https://www.saundersrealestate.com/property/la-plata-mountain-ranch/)
$4,500,000

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Pitman Cherry Creek Ranch
#CO393387
12799 Road 105 , Mancos
Colorado, 81328
La Plata County
713.00 acres
Pitman Cherry Creek Ranch consists of 713.52 deeded acres and 488 acres of state leased land and is backed into over 2,100 limited access BLM public acres. The ranch is nestled in Cherry Creek basin and sits beneath the extraordinary skyline of the La Plata Mountain Range. With 1.5 miles of live water on Cherry Creek, the ranch is benefited by both irrigation and recreation water rights.
Neighboring the famous Louis Lamour Ranch, this remarkable holding is reportedly the background to many Louis Lamour western novels, and when traveling through the ranchs varied terrain from the deep black timber ridges, to the cool shadowed valley floors and oak covered bluffs, you feel like you are walking through history if youve enjoyed these western novels.
Located in La Plata County, one of southern Colorados most desired counties and home to Durango, Colorado, known as the gateway to some of Colorados top recreational opportunities. The ranch is benefited by convenient year-round access, located off Hwy 160 and county maintained Cherry Creek Road. Improvements on the ranch include a well built, comfortable 2,220 square foot 3-bedroom, 3-bath home with a 6-car garage, and a 2,069 square foot fully insulated shop. For the equestrian enthusiast, the ranch has a 6-stall barn with a roping arena and great horse pasture.
The ranch is home to exceptional big game with a trifecta of wildlife habitat; terrain, water, and feed providing a sanctuary for some of this regions best big game. The varied terrain of heavy timber canyons, high grassland mesas, open hay meadows, and oak covered plateaus, coupled with historic migration routes make this ranch home to some of the top regional Elk and Mule Deer herds, Turkey, Black Bears, and Mountain Lions.
With the Mesa Verde National Park and Menefee Mountain Wilderness Study Area to the west, the vast La Plata Mountain Range of 14,000 ft peaks and the San Juan National Forest to the north, and Purgatory Ski Resort or Hesperus Ski Area both nearby, you will always have extraordinary places to explore. With over 300 days of annual sunshine, the angler will find the Animas River Valley a perfect paradise. The Ranch is greatly benefited by its proximity to Durango, Colorado, for endless adventure, city amenities like great restaurants, theatres, medical care, shopping, and regional airport access.
$4,500,000

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Cinder Gulch Ranch
#CO589959
CR 134 , Redmesa
Colorado, 81326
La Plata County
600.00 acres
Cinder Gulch Ranch offers a beautiful tranquil setting in the high desert Southwest Four Corners Region of Colorado. With unobstructed views in every direction providing astounding vistas with Ute Mountain, Mesa Verde, and the La Platas providing incredible backdrops. If you enjoy riding horses while viewing beautiful scenery, Cinder Gulch should be at the top of your list. Cinder Gulch offers unimproved land to create your Southwest dream ranch whether that be a horse property or simply your secluded tranquil getaway or primary home.



Location
Cinder Gulch Ranch is located about 5 miles south of Kline, Colorado, and about 2 miles to the southeast of Red Mesa, Colorado.

Hesperus, Colorado - 25 minutes
Durango, Colorado - 35 minutes
Purgatory Ski Resort - 1 hour
Farmington, New Mexico - 40 minutes
Cortez, Colorado - 1 hour
Mesa Verde National Park - 50 minutes
Canyon of the Ancients National Monument - 1 hour 20 minutes

Access
Access to the ranch is provided by county-maintained gravel road and is about 5 miles off pavement from Highway 140.

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Elevation, Topography, Vegetation
The ranch sits at around 6,500 feet in elevation with the majority of the ranch sitting on top of the mesa and portions in Third Canyon and Long Hollow. Vegetation consists of juniper, sage, and pinyon pines with western grasses such as blue and black grama as well as some buffalo grass interspersed. Near the live water in Third Canyon, there are some willows and marsh grasses.

Ag Uses
The ranch is well suited as a horse property with many areas suitable to build a home as well as any needed equestrian facilities and the views are incredible.

Hunting
Deer hunting should be good with great potential for really nice bucks. Most of the unit is private land or part of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. The ranch lies right along one of the higher concentration areas for deer. Late seasons will produce the best bucks. There is deer sign all over the ranch.

Deer Draw -
Nonresident 4th season - generally need at least 2 points to draw
Resident 4th season - over half draw out with 0 points
Landowner 4th season unrestricted - 50% drew with 2 points
Landowner 4th season restricted - 50% drew with 1 point

The elk population is below CPW objective but is increasing. The unit has over-the-counter tags for 2nd and 3rd season rifle tags.

Nonresident Muzzleloader - 93% drew 1st choice and 54% with 0 points
Resident Muzzleloader - 85% drew 1st choice and 61% with 0 points
Nonresident 1st rifle - 90% drew 1st choice and 67% with 0 points
Resident 1st rifle - 60% drew 1st choice and 44% with 0 points

Recreation
There is no shortage of recreational activities in the area ranging from hiking to snow skiing. There are hundreds of thousands of acres of public land in the region to hike, camp, offroad, and bike. Not to mention the close proximity to some of the most astounding Native American Cultural Sites. Mesa Verde National Park is only an hour away.

Additional Native American sites:
Hovenweep National Monument
Canyon of the Ancients
Aztec Ruins


Purgatory Ski resort is only an hour away as well for those who love to ski.

The area is also home to some of the best gold medal fly fishing waters in Colorado and New Mexico. The San Juan River is renowned for its fly fishing and the ranch is only about an hour away from some of the best tailwater fishing on the San Juan just below Navajo Dam. The Animas River also provides excellent fishing and is less than 45 minutes.






Broker Comments
Seller will consider selling parcels separately.
All units of measure and maps showing property boundaries are approximate. Buyer to verify to their own satisfaction.
This property is offered by John Hayter Inc, DBA Ranch Marketers. All information provided by Ranch Marketers or their sales representatives in connection with this property was acquired from sources deemed reliable and is believed to be accurate and reliable, however, we do not warrant its accuracy or completeness. Ranch Marketers recommends that every item of importance to the purchaser (i.e. water laws, mineral laws, zoning, land use regulations, state, federal and private permits) be independently verified by the purchaser and/or purchasers attorney.
$949,000

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San Juan Mountain Estate
#CO939748
47807 US Hwy 160  , La Plata County
Colorado, 81122
La Plata County
14.00 acres
San Juan Mountain Estate
Located +/-20 minutes east of Durango and +/-5 minutes from Bayfeild Colorado is the +/-14.5 acres of the San Juan Mountain Estate. Priced to sell, one would be hard pressed to find a better buy in this hot market. Southern exposure, 2 pastures (one fenced with pond), +/-2900 sq. ft. home with views of the La Saul Mountains and an RV hookup makes for the ideal full time or recreational retreat. Just minutes to La Plata County Regional Airport, with direct flights to Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver and Phoenix, with Southern California, Houston and Chicago being added Currently tenant occupied with an $1800 a month rental income. Lease expires end of July 2021.
This mid-80s constructed home has an open floor plan with 2 stories, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, deck, and recently upgraded with Maytag appliances. The home features 4 heating sources: a pellet stove, fireplace, wood stove and forced air propane heat (tank is owned). Seller is conveying 50% of the minerals owned. Power, internet and a private domestic well compliment the property. Theres a well shed and a loafing shed so its ideal for horses.The +/-50 mile corridor between Durango and Pagosa Springs is over 90% San Juan National Forest with +/-1.8 million acres of the forest allowing for hundreds of miles of hiking, horseback riding , four wheeling, 3 great trout fishing rivers, and situated between Wolf Creek Ski Mountain on one side and Purgatory/Durango Mountain Ski area on the other. Navajo Lake (29 miles long), Lake Nighthorse (1500 acres) and Vallicito Reservoir (+/-2700 acres) are but minutes away. Two different seasons still convey over-the-counter tags.
Durango (population +/-19,000 and 20 minutes), Bayfield (population 2+/-2600 and 5 minutes) and Pagosa Springs (population +/-2100 and 35 miles) are your closest towns. Bayfield has almost a Hoosier story about it, with this little ranching community carrying the state of Colorado 5A Football & Baseball Championships more than once over the last few years.
Located on the only east/west corridor in Southern Colorado, San Juan Mountain Estate lends itself to full time residential, recreational retreat with an RV hookup, a great vacation rental (VRBO/Airbnb) or horse hotel property. The front pasture is fenced and theres a loafing shed.
With inflation and devaluing of the dollar forecast by many economists, and real estate interest rates still at all time lows, is ownership on this San Juan Mountain Estate in your future? Options are endless but the opportunity is not.
Call or email today for more information and your qualified showing. Co brokers welcome.
$550,000