Incredibly well located large parcel at Elizabeth Colorado. This ranch is located just south of town in an area of very high demand.
918 acres of quintessential Elbert County, Colorado land with a mix of gently rolling hills, level areas, draws and Ponderosa Pine covered hills.
The property includes a turn of the last century hand crafted barn and silo. There is also two un-permitted water wells in unknown condition on the ranch. The exterior fences are serviceable.
The ranch is a wildlife oasis with trophy class Mule Deer, Antelope, Turkey, Coyote and Fox. The area also has a resident herd of Elk and tags are over the counter.
The ranch has 78 acres of tilled farm ground currently leased to a neighbor who grows Winter Wheat. The balance of the ranch, 840 acres, is good Elbert County native rangeland with areas of planted back grass. Native grasses are primarily Blue Grama and Buffalo Grass, Western Wheat grass, and Brome.
Seller owned appurtenant mineral rights are included.
The area averages around 18-19 inches of moisture annually and over 245 sunny days annually. The area in and around Elizabeth is historically a ranching and timber area. More recently, added to the ranching heritage of the area is a thriving equine community, with many horse boarding, breeding, and training facilities. There is a high demand for residential and rural residential in the area and many people either commute to either the Denver or Colorado Springs metro area or telecommute.
Generations ago, the property was the homestead of the original mercantile store proprietor in Elizabeth.
Located minutes from Elizabeth Colorado, 33 miles from Denver Metro, and 51 miles from Denver International Airport, the ranch is ideally located close to world class front range amenities.