The Hunt Ranch is a 518+/- acre working ranch located in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado with substantial water rights, irrigated hay fields and pastureland, and flat to rolling topography. This outstanding south facing property has extraordinary views of Mount Sopris and the Elk Range Mountains. Lots of opportunity with this ranch!
The Hunt Ranch is located along the northerly side of County Road 102, east of County Road 100 in Garfield County, Colorado 12 miles from the town of Carbondale. Although the ranch is located near the town of Carbondale with a population of 6,500, it is also located in the heart of the Roaring Fork Valley. The Roaring Fork Valley is a geographical region in western Colorado defined by the valley of the Roaring Fork River and its tributaries, including the Crystal River and the Frying pan River. The Roaring Fork Valley includes the communities of Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Basalt, Snowmass Village, and Aspen.
At an altitude of 6,181 feet, and resting in the magnificent shadow of 12,953-foot Mount Sopris, the area is characterized by an average of 295 days of sunshine, low humidity, cold but mild winters and comfortable summers.
ACREAGE AND DESCRIPTION
The Hunt Ranch topography is flat to rolling with irrigated hay fields and pastureland. Historically a working cattle ranch, the ranch is situated in a neighborhood consisting of other agricultural properties, farms and single-family residences.
The property is zoned, “Rural Zone District”, which is comprised of Garfield County’s rural residential areas, agricultural resource lands, agricultural production areas, and natural resource areas.
WILDLIFE AND RECREATION
The ranch benefits from a location relative to the major recreational areas of Aspen, Colorado and surrounding towns. Sporting opportunities associated with the Colorado River, the Roaring Fork River and the Frying Pan River provide anglers with amazing trout fisheries.
The Roaring Fork Valley offers casual and fine dining, creative arts and entertainment, and intriguing historical areas. There is plenty to do in this area including hiking, biking, golfing, kayaking, rafting, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and downhill skiing.
The ranch consists of moderate improvements that include one ranch home, a 9,600 square foot storage barn and a miscellaneous building. The ranch is currently leased for cattle ranching. Some of the improvements belong to the tenant.
The Hunt Ranch offers substantial water rights.
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