Flying Spanish Peaks Ranch

Walsenburg , Colorado | Huerfano County | 2418 Acres

Property Information

The Flying Spanish Peaks Ranch is situated along the southern Front Range in Huerfano County, which was one of the original counties created by the “Territory of Colorado” in 1861. The location provides unadulterated views of the Spanish Peaks, Wet Mountain Range, Fishers Peak, and Pikes Peak. This ranch offers a very rare opportunity for the discerning buyer looking for a western ranch investment with seclusion, acreage, high mountain views, custom improvements, and ease to travel anywhere in the world readily at your convenience.

A very rare western ranch opportunity where acreage for privacy is at your doorstep, high mountain peaks are your vistas, and a private 6,000-foot FAA registered paved runway is your ticket to anywhere in the world.
Close Details

The Flying Spanish Peaks Ranch is located in Huerfano County about 13 miles northeast of Walsenburg with good access via county-maintained roads. The ranch is approximately 60 miles south of Pueblo, 100 miles south of Colorado Springs, and 160 miles south of Denver, with easy travel along Interstate 25. This location offers a four-season, mild, and comfortable climate. Lands along the southern Front Range transition from foothills mountains into areas of large open rangeland with scattered canyons, small buttes, and hills. Canyon areas with small streams and pinon/juniper cover often include a mixture of rolling plains and rock outcroppings as well. This largely agricultural and recreational area enjoys immaculate high mountain views with easy access to amenities.

This contiguous 2,418 deeded acre ranch is perimeter fenced and cross-fenced with underground pipeline supplying water to fiberglass tanks allowing for easy management and pasture rotation for livestock grazing. Some adjoining BLM lands also provide additional seclusion. The Cucharas River and associated canyon adjoins the southeast portion of the ranch. All mineral rights owned by the seller will convey to the buyer. Water is supplied to the property via well permits #126222 and #287974.

2,418 contiguous acres provide ample room for play and recreation. Wildlife on the ranch and in the area includes deer, elk, antelope, bear, and migratory waterfowl.  The nearby mountain ranges offer excellent fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, camping, hiking, biking, and horseback riding.  Maria Reservoir is a short distance to the south. Pueblo Reservoir and the Arkansas River are around one hour north.

The thoughtfully designed, high quality, custom-built primary residence is situated in the western portion of the ranch with captivating views of the Spanish Peaks, Fishers Peak, and peaks associated with the Wet Mountain Range. A secondary guest, or manager’s dwelling is located on the eastern portion of the ranch. The 6,000-foot paved private runway, heated hangar, and insulated livestock/horse barn all complement what this large, contiguous acreage has to offer.

Primary Custom-Built Residence (6,578 +/- square feet finished living area)
Selected Key Features

• Entire home and garage are ICF construction (14 inch styrofoam blocks with 6-8 inches of concrete in each).
• Geo-Comfort Geothermal system with 2 holding tanks and horizontal field providing in-floor heat throughout (including attached 3-car garage)
• Living room area has 30’ open ceiling with large rock constructed wood burning fireplace
• Unique custom finishes and touches from top-to-bottom (trim, hardwood floors, hand troweled drywall, several hand-made large ceramic tile murals, custom ceilings with crown-moulding, several custom light fixtures throughout, floor inlays, etc.)
• Three bedrooms with full bathrooms. One half-bathroom. Each bedroom has en-suite bathroom with custom vanities (master bedroom has sliding glass doors to patio)
• Concrete Safe Room - with keypad entry safe door
• 80 gallon & 40 gallon hot water heaters
• Two cisterns (4,000 gallons each)
• 2 – 200 amp service.
• Rec-room, library, separate dining room, sun-room with sliding door entry to patio, mud-room, and observation tower.
• Open concept Kitchen (Custom Blue Bahia imported granite counters and large island, Aspen cabinetry, Bosch induction cooktop, beverage coolers built into island, black fired sink)

Hangar (70’x70’x20’)
• Braemar steel building with concrete flooring, insulation, electricity, and water
• Radiant floor heat – 12 zone boiler
• Large bi-fold door and overhead door

Private Runway
• 6,000 feet long, 30 feet wide.
• Completed paved asphalt runway with turn-around on north end.
• Taxiway area to hangar is paved asphalt.
• Asphalt and concrete surround hangar.
• FAA registered airport (73CO)
• Area surrounding primary residence, runway, and hangar is completely fenced off with a cattle guard entry gate

Runway/Airport Information: 
Airport Code: 73CO    Flying D Ranch Airport
Walsenburg, Colorado, USA

Livestock/Horse Barn
• 60’x80’x16’ pole barn with two 12’x80’ lean-to sheds along both long walls
• Spray foam insulation with a concrete pad
• Two large 14’x14’ overhead doors

Secondary Dwelling/Caretaker Residence
• Finished upper level with attached sun-room
• Partially finished lower level
• Detached garage/shop with concrete floor and large vehicle lift