An exceptional mountain retreat located just three miles from downtown Steamboat Springs, the Josie Schroeder Ranch is amazingly private and pristine while offering the ultimate combination of natural beauty, seclusion, and access to world-class amenities. This stunning 555 acre ranch with an additional 245+ leased BLM acres is highlighted by lush meadows, fenced irrigated pastures, Slate Creek, tumbling streams, ponds, aspen groves, and forested hillsides, all set against a backdrop of Mt. Werner and Sleeping Giant. The property is an incredible setting for a multitude of activities including hunting, riding, hiking, ranching, entertaining or just relaxing. The East and North boundaries to national forest and BLM lands make the ranch feel even larger that its deeded acreage while providing a gateway to an enormous wilderness playground. The property also offers the rare opportunity for development potential because of its close proximity to town, water rights, diverse vegetation, accommodating slope and aspect, paved road access and public land adjacency. The Ranch Headquarters sits up on knoll with a private pond and boasts spectacular views of the Steamboat Ski Resort. Additionally, on the property is a guest house, ranch manager home, barn, storage sheds, outbuildings and cattle working facilities. Given the secluded setting and spectacular scenery it is hard to believe that the ranch is only minutes away from one of the top Colorado ski resorts, the Steamboat Springs Airport as well as all the shopping, dining and nightlife of downtown Steamboat. The Josie Schroeder ranch is ready for immediate enjoyment as a working ranch as well as a long-term investment property, with options from a luxury development opportunity to a landmark conservation easement.