Top of the Rock Ranch

Castle Rock , Colorado | Douglas County | 50 Acres

Property Information

Top of the Rock Ranch is an exclusive and private end-of-the-road equestrian property featuring an estate quality owner’s residence, second residence, a large, heated shop and multiple horse barns with 18 indoor stalls and related features. The property improvements are sited on a beautiful 50-acre land parcel located at the end of a private road in the exclusive Lake Gulch area southeast of Castle Rock, Colorado. Noteworthy, the property has new direct feed solar power to the two homes and shop enhancing its sustainable features. Top quality landscaping & fencing, paved driveways and a gated entry set the tone for this quality offering. The property is available turnkey.

This 50-acre property is a private, end-of-the-road offering and an excellent grass producing land parcel ideal for an equestrian operation. A beautiful site exists by the main barns to construct an indoor riding arena. The fringe of pine trees where the main home is situated is a scenic site for a real estate quality home.
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Top of the Rock Ranch located in Castle Rock, Colorado, a picturesque town located south of Denver in the metro area and is known for its stunning beauty. Castle Rock is surrounded by the Rocky Mountains and boasts breathtaking views of the Front Range. The iconic Castle Rock formation is a prominent landmark, and there are many outdoor recreational opportunities in the area, including hiking, biking, and camping.

The economy in Castle Rock is generally strong, with a diverse range of industries contributing to its prosperity. This includes retail, healthcare, technology, and manufacturing.  Even though Denver is near, Castle Rock has a small-town atmosphere with modern amenities, making it an ideal place to raise a family. There are excellent schools, healthcare facilities, and a low crime rate.

Main Home
Highlighting the property is the estate quality home consisting of 11,262 square feet of living space, two garages with space for 5 cars, numerous outdoor living areas offering complete privacy.  The custom rock and stucco exterior blends well with the home sited at the top of a rock ridge and opening to a pine tree covered draw providing spectacular views with the southeast facing orientation.  The custom interior offers a warm inviting main floor living area which overlooks a large polished concrete outdoor patio with living area and an 8 person Marquis jacuzzi hot tub.  The main entry has a beautiful foyer opening to a large sunken living room boasting a floor to ceiling rock fireplace, a gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, and main floor master bedroom complex.  The home is adorned with knotty alder wood doors & trim complemented with oak flooring.  The roomy basement provides a bedroom wing with 3 bedrooms (2 ensuite) as well as a living area with a rock fireplace, wet bar, gun room and theatre room.  The south wing offers a large great room with polished concrete floors, another rock wall gas fireplace, and an inviting bar/kitchenette on the south wall.  The room could serve a variety of purposes and is ideal for entertaining large groups but could be a separate living area.   Currently it serves as a recreation/entertainment room and has a side room for collectables as well as a bathroom.  The upper level provides ample office space and a conference room.  A spacious gym/weight room and separate spa and steam room can be accessed from the office or garage as well as the back patio.  Between the spa and the great room is the back patio with a large covered outdoor area with an above ground AquaSpa pool and sauna as well as an area for outdoor cooking and entertaining.

  The gourmet kitchen is highlighted by a unique granite island with sandstone appearance and custom Jenn-Aire gas cooktop, Thermador refrigerator, double door GE Monogram oven and custom knotty alder cabinetry.  The master bedroom is spacious with a large 5-piece master bathroom with an enclosed glass, tiled walk-in shower, separate jacuzzi tub and two separate walk-in closets.

The home is operated with (5) zoned Wi-Fi digital heating, air conditioning (2), and hot water baseboard and in floor radiant heat on the main floor and in the 3-car garage and heated concrete driveway.  A 19.8 KW solar panel field provides direct power in addition to grid power from Core (IREA), Dish satellite service, ISP is Extreme, ADT alarm & CO2 monitored system, radon mitigation system, sprinkler system, whole house (interior and exterior speakers system.
The spacious 2004 built home was remodeled in 2008 with a design on lifestyle and entertainment while preserving the comfortable feel.  Yet, the home is sizeable enough to spread out or retrofit for generational living.  In all, the home is very warm, inviting and serves as the focal point of this offering.

Second Home
The second home on the Top of the Rocks Ranch, built in 2003, offers 4,457 sf of living space on two levels.  The main level offers a kitchen, living area and dining nook with a free-standing fireplace tastefully located along with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (master suite, jack& jill and hall powder room).  The lower level offers a large open area with a living room and kitchen area, bedroom, bathroom, and bonus/gym area.  The lower level has a walkout patio as a separate entrance. The home has a 19.8 KW solar array providing direct power and supplemented by grid power, a forced air propane furnace and AC.  The home has a two-car garage.  This 2003 built home is modern and well appointed for a secondary home with the ability to have two separate living areas.

Six outbuildings provide the equestrian and operational capabilities for Top of the Rock Ranch.

The large Shop, built in 2003, is 50’ x 100’, fully insulated with a concrete floor, 12-foot automatic overhead rollup door and overhead radiant heat.  A 19 KW solar array is located on the roof to provide direct feed electrical power to the building.  A 1000-gallon propane tank provides energy for the radiant heaters.  A two-level room built inside the shop offers a kitchen/break room, bathroom, and office.

The Shop is a very functional asset for a property of this size and caliber.

Horse facilities include four Horse barns with 18 stalls and 11 outdoor runs and an open shed.

Barn 1 – Cleary built 4,515 sf built in 2009, 8 stalls with indoor automatic waterers, 5 runs with Classic heated automatic Equine waterers, large indoor hot/cold wash rack, office, and kitchen laundry room.

Barn 2 – Cleary built 2,736 sf built in 2008, 6 stalls with indoor automatic waterers, 6 runs – 2 large with Classic heated automatic Equine waterers, and tack room.

Barn 3 – 1,138 sf built in 2003, foaling stall with an indoor automatic waterer, and Classic heated automatic Equine waterer with hay/feed storage. Chicken coop completely fenced and 2 automatic heated outdoor waterers.

Barn 4 - 384 sf shed row with 3 stall fronts, built in 2008, with indoor automatic waterers, and Classic heated automatic Equine waterer.

Open Shed – 608 sf built in 2017, and Classic heated automatic Equine waterer.

The two Cleary built Horse barns include 14 top of the line stalls which have rubber floor maps, turnstile feeders, and individual waters all of which reflect the quality of this property top to bottom. Multiple outdoor runs and pastures, waters, large round pen, and a dressage arena provide the balance of the equestrian features.

The property is available turnkey with all furnishings (except personal property) included.  Also, outdoor equipment including tractors, attachments, ATVs, trailers, and tools can be purchased separately.

The 50-acre property is a private, end-of-the-road offering and an excellent grass producing land parcel ideal for an equestrian operation.  A beautiful site exists by the main barns to construct an indoor riding arena. The fringe of pine trees where the main home is situated is a scenic site for a real estate quality home. The property offers several living options, and the condition and quality of the improvements is excellent.  Top of the Rock Ranch offers excellent value well under replacement costs.