Colorado Greenland Equestrian Ranch Franktown, Colorado | County: Douglas
- 40 Acres
The Greenland Equestrian Ranch is blessed with some of the finest mountain views along the front range. The property lies between Denver and Colorado Springs off of the I-25 Greenland Exit. The area is characterized by rolling grass pastures and the 40+ acre property has sweeping unobstructed views of Pikes Peak above Colorado Springs, northward of the Rampart Range and Mount Evans all the way to Longs Peak near Fort Collins. The property consists of 40+ acres with stunning improvements including a masterpiece grand residence and first class equestrian facility including a 100x220 indoor arena and custom stall barn with many more amenities.
Douglas County is a renowned equestrian area and home of the Colorado Horse Park, near Parker, Colorado. The Greenland Equestrian Ranch is accessible to both Franktown and Parker via Highway 86 as well as to Larkspur and Castle Rock via Interstate-25. Numerous equestrian properties dot the rolling hills of Douglas County and Greenland Equestrian Ranch is considered a premier equestrian estate in the area. The property is easily accessed just two miles off of Highway 86 and 6 miles from I-25.
The grand residence is a showcase ranch style home with full walkout basement, exterior stucco and massive log accents. The home consists of five bedrooms, four bathrooms and features Hickory hardwood floors and radiant hot water heat throughout. The large beautiful kitchen is accompanied by granite counters and kitchen island, Hickory cabinets, a walk-in pantry and tile floors. An open floor plan flows from the kitchen to the dining room & great room. The spacious main floor master suite with the master bathroom features heated shower walls, jacuzzi jetted tub and large walk-in closets. The main floor great room with floor to ceiling windows frames Pikes Peak with glass doors opening to a full-length Trex deck with a gazebo. A wood rail staircase leads to the lower level which features a full finished walkout basement wired for surround sound with three bedrooms, office, home theatre and more. Additional features include upper and lower laundry rooms, large mud room with walkway to the garage.
The garage is multi-car with heating, cooling, water service and a separate bay with service pit. A 1,500 square foot, one-bedroom living quarters (90% complete) sits above the garage.
The 14-zone radiant heat supply is from two propane fueled 260,000 BTU boilers and generous sized propane storage tanks. The facility has a back-up generator, deep well, and engineered septic system with two septic tanks and a 7000 square foot leach field. The property has a circular drive way with extensive landscaping and a “park-like” backyard.
Stall Barn – Custom designed stall barn with 10-oversized wood and iron stalls with heated Nelson waters and turnout doors. A heated two story tack and feed room with hot water adds an essential element to the barn. The barn is also equipped with dividers for foaling stalls.
Indoor Arena – Spacious 100’ x 220’ Heritage steel indoor arena with 16’ x 16’ roll up doors on each end as well as the center entry aisle from the stall barn and man doors around the arena. These improvements allow the use of the facility for training for nearly all equestrian disciplines including dressage, jumping, reining, cutting and roping to name a few.
Hay Storage – 80’ x 20’ hay storage connects the stall barn and indoor arena. This connected building has roll-up drive through doors on each end for ease in storing and removing hay, feed and shavings.
The property features include three 12x24 outdoor loafing sheds, multiple turnout pens and paddocks, stallion fencing, western post & dowel hot-wired fencing along the entry drive.
The 40-acre property is entitled to the underground water rights, which are in addition to the domestic well, which serves the property. The property overlies the Denver Basin which has several deep water aquifers. An amount prescribed by the state of Colorado, is reserved for long term domestic use and the lower aquifers can be adjudicated to the owner for commercial use including export to the large growing municipalities along the front range.
Greenland Equestrian Ranch combines all the amenities and esthetics for a premier equestrian facility. Starting with a well-designed custom residence, large garage, caretaker’s quarters, the property is further enhanced with a top of the line equestrian facility including custom stall barn with multiple amenities and a large indoor arena all located in the rolling grass hills of Douglas County with the very best Front Range mountain views possible. A property of this type with an impressive home and super-sized indoor horse facility is expensive to replicate and un-common on the market.
TAXES: - $8,858 (2014)
Broker: John Stratman