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5048 County Road 730

Gunnison, CO 81230
  • $5,000,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 889 Days
  • MLS #: 757319
UPDATED: 19 min ago
$5,000,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 987
    ACRES
  • 1
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 2,582
    SQFT
  • $1,936
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Farm
Built:
1920
County:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
High School:
Listing courtesy of United Country Re/Gunnison County Realty & Auction.


Description

WEST RED MOUNTAIN RANCH Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colorado West Red Mountain Ranch is a sustainable mountain ranching operation with free water flowing from the Ohio Creek Valley mountains every year together with high mountain pasture to graze cattle. West Red Mountain Ranch consists of 987 +/- acres and represents a drought proof fourth-generation cattle ranching operation that has sustained the family for 70+ years. The home ranch consists of apx 987+- acres of deeded land located in the Ohio Creek Valley north of Gunnison together with the possibility of supporting 350 head of cattle and including the grazing allotment at the headwaters of Carbon Creek. The Main Ranch Headquarters is located about 8 miles from town at 5048 County Road 730, Gunnison, CO 81230. The ranch has nearly one mile of frontage along paved CR 730, providing excellent access. Gunnison County lies in the heart of Colorados "Western Slope. Public Lands make up much of this large county, limiting the opportunity for ownership of deeded lands. Properties sometimes become available generationally, as is the case of the West Red Mountain Ranch, parts of which have been family-owned for over 70 years. Ranching and western traditions run deep in Gunnison where "Cattlemens Days, the longest continuous running rodeo in the USA, has been a community tradition since 1900. Gunnison County is a central hub for outdoor recreation with numerous opportunities for hunting, fishing, hiking, birding, camping, biking, skiing, boating and windsurfing, to name a few. Gunnison is the county seat and home to Western State Colorado University, Gunnison Valley Health Hospital and Gunnison County Airport, with its 10,000-foot runway offering various flights to major airports. The nearby Blue Mesa Reservoir is the largest reservoir in Colorado offering a multitude of water recreation activities. Crested Butte also lies within the county and has acclaimed national status as a destination resort, both summer and winter. A good portion of West Elk Wilderness lies in Gunnison County and is accessible for world class hiking and camping. Ohio Creek remains relatively undisturbed from development due to many conservation protected ranch properties in the valley. The property lies in Game Unit 54 and over the counter tags are available for some of the seasons. With 987+- acres of deeded land backing to thousands of acres of Gunnison National Forest grazing rights, the ranch represents a sustainable 350 animal unit operation. The lands include three parcels, the Headquarters parcel (507.87 acres) and the North Home Ranch parcel (480 acres). The Headquarters parcel includes about 280 acres of irrigated lands from which produces approximately 2 Tons per acre of Native mountain hay. The meadows produce timothy, clover, wheatgrass and fescues while the upland grazing consists of various wheatgrass, fescue and buffalo grass intermixed with sagebrush. The deeded lands are fenced into multiple pastures and are in excellent condition. The Mountain Hunting parcel [under contract July, 2021] adjoins the Forest Allotment and is used for grazing as well as mountain recreation. The Gunnison National Forest Allotment authorizes use from June 15 to October 7 and is known as the Castleton Allotment and was renewed in 2017 for 10 more years. The mountain forest permit produce Bluegrass, Wheatgrass, Fescue, Needle grasses and other dryland species. The Castleton Allotment consists of 11 pastures and a reverse rotational use provides the successive use from year to year. 20 miles of fence, 16 springs and 13 ponds.

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5048 County Road 730 Gunnison, CO 81230

  • Price: $5,000,000
  • Status: Active
  • Updated: 19 min ago
  • MLS #: 757319
5
Beds
1
Baths
0
½ Baths
987
Acres
2,582
SQFT
$1,936
$/SQFT
1920
Built
Neighborhood:
None
County:
Gunnison
Area:
Gunnison Rural
Elementary School:
Gunnison 1-5
Middle School:
Gunnison 6-8
High School:
Gunnison 9-12
Property Description
WEST RED MOUNTAIN RANCH Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colorado West Red Mountain Ranch is a sustainable mountain ranching operation with free water flowing from the Ohio Creek Valley mountains every year together with high mountain pasture to graze cattle. West Red Mountain Ranch consists of 987 +/- acres and represents a drought proof fourth-generation cattle ranching operation that has sustained the family for 70+ years. The home ranch consists of apx 987+- acres of deeded land located in the Ohio Creek Valley north of Gunnison together with the possibility of supporting 350 head of cattle and including the grazing allotment at the headwaters of Carbon Creek. The Main Ranch Headquarters is located about 8 miles from town at 5048 County Road 730, Gunnison, CO 81230. The ranch has nearly one mile of frontage along paved CR 730, providing excellent access. Gunnison County lies in the heart of Colorados "Western Slope. Public Lands make up much of this large county, limiting the opportunity for ownership of deeded lands. Properties sometimes become available generationally, as is the case of the West Red Mountain Ranch, parts of which have been family-owned for over 70 years. Ranching and western traditions run deep in Gunnison where "Cattlemens Days, the longest continuous running rodeo in the USA, has been a community tradition since 1900. Gunnison County is a central hub for outdoor recreation with numerous opportunities for hunting, fishing, hiking, birding, camping, biking, skiing, boating and windsurfing, to name a few. Gunnison is the county seat and home to Western State Colorado University, Gunnison Valley Health Hospital and Gunnison County Airport, with its 10,000-foot runway offering various flights to major airports. The nearby Blue Mesa Reservoir is the largest reservoir in Colorado offering a multitude of water recreation activities. Crested Butte also lies within the county and has acclaimed national status as a destination resort, both summer and winter. A good portion of West Elk Wilderness lies in Gunnison County and is accessible for world class hiking and camping. Ohio Creek remains relatively undisturbed from development due to many conservation protected ranch properties in the valley. The property lies in Game Unit 54 and over the counter tags are available for some of the seasons. With 987+- acres of deeded land backing to thousands of acres of Gunnison National Forest grazing rights, the ranch represents a sustainable 350 animal unit operation. The lands include three parcels, the Headquarters parcel (507.87 acres) and the North Home Ranch parcel (480 acres). The Headquarters parcel includes about 280 acres of irrigated lands from which produces approximately 2 Tons per acre of Native mountain hay. The meadows produce timothy, clover, wheatgrass and fescues while the upland grazing consists of various wheatgrass, fescue and buffalo grass intermixed with sagebrush. The deeded lands are fenced into multiple pastures and are in excellent condition. The Mountain Hunting parcel [under contract July, 2021] adjoins the Forest Allotment and is used for grazing as well as mountain recreation. The Gunnison National Forest Allotment authorizes use from June 15 to October 7 and is known as the Castleton Allotment and was renewed in 2017 for 10 more years. The mountain forest permit produce Bluegrass, Wheatgrass, Fescue, Needle grasses and other dryland species. The Castleton Allotment consists of 11 pastures and a reverse rotational use provides the successive use from year to year. 20 miles of fence, 16 springs and 13 ponds.
Exterior Features

Barn Yes Carport No Corral Yes Fronts Ohio Creek RoadCr 730 Garage Yes Garage Type Detached Garage Pasture Yes Property Attached Yes Street Description CountyPaved Water Well Yes Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Additional Living Quarters Yes Dwelling2 Baths 1 Dwelling2 Bedrooms 2 Interior Inclusions Cathedral CeilingW/D HookupWood Stove One Quarter Baths 0 Total Office Dens 0

Property Features

Can Be Divided No Covenants No Current Use Ag/LivestockCattleGrazingHay ProductionHorsesMountain RecreationPasture Dwelling2 Year Built 1891 Elevation 8323 Ft Green Certification No Hoa No Horse Setup Yes Income Producing Yes Leased No New Construction YN No Permits 345 Hd Castleton & Carbon Possible Property Use Ag/LivestockCattleGrazingHay ProductionHuntingMountain RecreationPasture Property Type AgricultureCommercialRecreationalUndeveloped/Restricted Reo Lender Owned No Tax Year 2020 Total Taxes $3960.64 Type With Residence Water Rights No Year Remodeled 2000 Zoning Agriculture

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