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66500 State Highway 69

Westcliffe, CO 81252
  • $5,750,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 277 Days
  • MLS #: 804034
UPDATED: 62 min ago
$5,750,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 71.63
    ACRES
  • 5
    BATHS
  • 2
    1/2 BATHS
  • 13,568
    SQFT
  • $424
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1991
County:
Area:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
High School:
Listing courtesy of Team Murphy Realty: 970-944-5050.


Description

Five Star Ranch near Westcliffe, Colorado is exceptional in every regard. Carefully designed to blend perfectly with its environment. Including 71.6 deeded acres and 490 acres of leased State Land (buyer will have to apply for), the ranch is situated at about 8000 feet in southern Colorados Wet Mountain Valley, considered by many to be one of Colorados most scenic undiscovered locations. The ranch is a mix of grassy meadows, rugged rock outcroppings and a mature forest estimated to contain 30,000 ponderosa pines. This large tract of undisturbed habitat is ideal for wildlife, and herds of mule and elk are frequently seen on the property. Birds and small game are also abundant, making Five Star Ranch a quiet sanctuary for all. The views of the great Sangre de Cristo Range to the west dominate the property, offering ever-changing scenery. Five Star Ranch is exceptional in the artistry and architecture of its award-winning lodge-like ranch house. This exquisite timber frame residence is built with Free of Heart timbers all connected by Mortise and Tenon, which is oak dowels, no nails, screws or bolts. Featured as Timber Home Livings Home of the Year in 2009., this custom-designed timber frame home is 13,568 square feet of unmatched mountain luxury. Its lodge-like feel begins with its unique 42-foot arched canopy marking its main entrance. This entrance leads to a vast great room with 22-foot high ceilings with a walk-around natural stone fireplace, large dining area, and open kitchen. The kitchen at 370 sq. ft. and will be the envy of any chef. Designed by Smallbone of Devizes out of London. The full-grain maple and birch burr cabinets by Irpinia, out of Toronto, Canada, accompanied with beautiful granite countertops. Equipped with high-end appliances, such as Thermador, Miele, Wolf, Viking, Pisher-Pakel, and Bosch, giving a true gourmet kitchen experience. Overall this space spreads a vaulted, open beam ceiling that completes the blend of rustic/modern styling that captures the best of the surrounding environment. In-floor heating throughout keeps the main house very comfortable twelve months of the year. A master suite is accessed off the great room, which includes its own fireplace. Completing the main level is a five-car garage. Upstairs via an open spiral staircase lies a reading room and a unique observation room that creates a space that captures 360 degrees of mountain views. The lower level is fully finished, and has a private office, gym, and bathroom. Five Star Ranch includes even more amenities, including an attached guest house with four bedrooms, three baths, and a two-car garage. A short hike into the woods leads to a refurbished rustic cabin, perfect for stargazing. Two large metal shops with overhead garage doors complete the improvements at Five Star Ranch and allow plenty of workspace for vehicles and other equipment. The Ranchs location is optimal for serenity and convenience. To the south, only five minutes away on Highway 69, lies Westcliffe, the Custer County seat. A community of 4000 residents, Westcliffe retains a small-town feel but has many amenities close at hand. Its art community, historic buildings, shops, and restaurants are worth exploring year-round. Several churches and a medical center add to Westcliffes vibrancy as the hub of the Wet Mountain Valley. To the north, Highway 69 gives easy access to the Arkansas River valley and ultimately the cultural mecca of Colorado Springs, only 90 minutes away. Recreational activities are available within a short drive from the ranchs borders. Elk and deer hunting are possible on the ranch itself and the nearby San Isabel National Forest. Trout fishing and boating are only minutes away at Deweese Reservoir and Grape Creek. Only a bit further, over 100 miles of Gold Medal Water is available on the Arkansas River, beloved by fly fishermen worldwide. Hiking, horseback riding, OHV riding, and jeeping are excellent on the nearby forest.

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66500 State Highway 69 Westcliffe, CO 81252

  • Price: $5,750,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 277 Days
  • Updated: 62 min ago
  • MLS #: 804034
5
Beds
5
Baths
2
½ Baths
71.63
Acres
13,568
SQFT
$424
$/SQFT
1991
Built
Neighborhood:
None
County:
Custer
Area:
Other Area
Elementary School:
Open Enrollment
Middle School:
Open Enrollment
High School:
Open Enrollment
Property Description
Five Star Ranch near Westcliffe, Colorado is exceptional in every regard. Carefully designed to blend perfectly with its environment. Including 71.6 deeded acres and 490 acres of leased State Land (buyer will have to apply for), the ranch is situated at about 8000 feet in southern Colorados Wet Mountain Valley, considered by many to be one of Colorados most scenic undiscovered locations. The ranch is a mix of grassy meadows, rugged rock outcroppings and a mature forest estimated to contain 30,000 ponderosa pines. This large tract of undisturbed habitat is ideal for wildlife, and herds of mule and elk are frequently seen on the property. Birds and small game are also abundant, making Five Star Ranch a quiet sanctuary for all. The views of the great Sangre de Cristo Range to the west dominate the property, offering ever-changing scenery. Five Star Ranch is exceptional in the artistry and architecture of its award-winning lodge-like ranch house. This exquisite timber frame residence is built with Free of Heart timbers all connected by Mortise and Tenon, which is oak dowels, no nails, screws or bolts. Featured as Timber Home Livings Home of the Year in 2009., this custom-designed timber frame home is 13,568 square feet of unmatched mountain luxury. Its lodge-like feel begins with its unique 42-foot arched canopy marking its main entrance. This entrance leads to a vast great room with 22-foot high ceilings with a walk-around natural stone fireplace, large dining area, and open kitchen. The kitchen at 370 sq. ft. and will be the envy of any chef. Designed by Smallbone of Devizes out of London. The full-grain maple and birch burr cabinets by Irpinia, out of Toronto, Canada, accompanied with beautiful granite countertops. Equipped with high-end appliances, such as Thermador, Miele, Wolf, Viking, Pisher-Pakel, and Bosch, giving a true gourmet kitchen experience. Overall this space spreads a vaulted, open beam ceiling that completes the blend of rustic/modern styling that captures the best of the surrounding environment. In-floor heating throughout keeps the main house very comfortable twelve months of the year. A master suite is accessed off the great room, which includes its own fireplace. Completing the main level is a five-car garage. Upstairs via an open spiral staircase lies a reading room and a unique observation room that creates a space that captures 360 degrees of mountain views. The lower level is fully finished, and has a private office, gym, and bathroom. Five Star Ranch includes even more amenities, including an attached guest house with four bedrooms, three baths, and a two-car garage. A short hike into the woods leads to a refurbished rustic cabin, perfect for stargazing. Two large metal shops with overhead garage doors complete the improvements at Five Star Ranch and allow plenty of workspace for vehicles and other equipment. The Ranchs location is optimal for serenity and convenience. To the south, only five minutes away on Highway 69, lies Westcliffe, the Custer County seat. A community of 4000 residents, Westcliffe retains a small-town feel but has many amenities close at hand. Its art community, historic buildings, shops, and restaurants are worth exploring year-round. Several churches and a medical center add to Westcliffes vibrancy as the hub of the Wet Mountain Valley. To the north, Highway 69 gives easy access to the Arkansas River valley and ultimately the cultural mecca of Colorado Springs, only 90 minutes away. Recreational activities are available within a short drive from the ranchs borders. Elk and deer hunting are possible on the ranch itself and the nearby San Isabel National Forest. Trout fishing and boating are only minutes away at Deweese Reservoir and Grape Creek. Only a bit further, over 100 miles of Gold Medal Water is available on the Arkansas River, beloved by fly fishermen worldwide. Hiking, horseback riding, OHV riding, and jeeping are excellent on the nearby forest.
Exterior Features

Acreage Range 35+ Carport No Construction Type OtherPost & BeamWood Exterior Inclusions BalconyCovered PorchDeckGas GrillLandscapingLawn SprinklersPatioShed/Storage Exterior Structures Guest HouseMetal BuildingRV/Boat ShelterWorkshop Garage Yes Garage Type Attached Garage Property Attached Yes Property Description Borders Public LandPastureWooded Lot Roof Metal Sewer Source Septic System Siding StoneStucco Stories Three Story Street Description State HighwayPublic Winter Maintenance Style Contemporary Utilities ElectricInternetPhone - Cell ReceptionPhone - LandlinePropane-Tank Owned Views Mountains Water Source Domestic Well Water Well Yes Waterfront YN No Windows Double PaneWood

Interior Features

Additional Living Quarters Yes Appliance Inclusions DishwasherDisposalDouble OvenDryerExhaust FanMicrowaveRange TopRange/OvenRefrigeratorWasherWater Purifier Cooling Central A/C Dining Kitchen BarSeparate Dining Finished Basement Sq Ft 5390 Fireplace BasementDen/Family RoomLiving Room Flooring Carpet-PartialHardwoodTile Foundation Basement Basement-walk outBasement-finishedCrawl Space Heating Fuel Source ElectricPropaneWoodWood Pellet Heating System BoilerFireplaceFloor RadiantHot Water BaseboardPellet Stove Interior Inclusions Window CoveringsCathedral CeilingCeiling Fan(s)Sound SystemSkylight(s)Wet BarGranite CountersGuest QuartersSecurity SystemT&G CeilingsWalk In ClosetCentral VacuumGarage Door OpenerFitness RoomGame RoomMud RoomHeated Garage Master Bedroom Level Main Level One Quarter Baths 0 Total Office Dens 0 Upper Sq Ft 8178 Water Heater Propane Water Heater

Property Features

Current Use Mountain RecreationResidential Green Certification No Hoa No Livestock Allowed CattleHorses New Construction YN No Possible Property Use Horse/EquestrianRecreationalResidential Real Estate Included Yes Reo Lender Owned No Special Assement No Tax Year 2022 Total Taxes 10922.66 Water Rights No Zoning Other

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