Rye, Colorado | County: Huerfano | 850 Acres
Resting in the shadow of Greenhorn Mountains, this 850-acre ranch boasts excellent grazing for your cattle and/or other livestock. The home offers 2,512 square feet featuring three bedrooms and two baths. Metal-piped working corrals, multiple outbuildings and four water wells with a pipeline running to drinkers in the cross fenced pastures serve livestock needs well. Additionally, improvements include an airplane hanger and approved landing strip. All major amenities can be found in Pueblo, a quick 30-minute drive up I-25. Not to be overlooked, this is an excellent opportunity to accommodate your livestock and lifestyle with incredible views.
With the scenic mountain backdrop to the west and sprawling plains to the east, Janssen Ranch offers incredible views and easy access to nearby towns, mountains for your recreational needs, and ample room for you and your livestock.Close Details
The ranch offers year round access and is conveniently located close to Interstate 25, 30 miles south of Pueblo and 14 miles north of Walsenburg just off exit 67. The surrounding area lies within a rural setting suitable to predominantly agriculture uses, with the main use being grazing on grass pastures. The Rocky Mountains rise to the west with Greenhorn Mountain towering over the ranch. The beautiful Spanish Peaks are visible to the South with the grass ranges sprawling out onto the flat prairies to the east.
If you do not wish to utilize the approved landing strip on the property, commercial air service is found just over an hour from the ranch at Colorado Springs Airport.
ACREAGE AND DESCRIPTION
The 850 acres is mostly flat with a few small drainages traversing the property. The grass pastures provide excellent grazing for your cattle and/or other livestock pastures. The pastures are fenced and cross-fenced with four wells and underground piping providing water to drinkers in the various pastures.
The ranch comes with an approved grass airstrip and hanger for convenient access to and from the property. The ranch will support a small herd of cattle or other livestock, with animal numbers varying due to annual rainfall in the area.
WILDLIFE AND RECREATION
The ranch lies along the eastern border of GMU 84. Deer and Pronghorn will be the dominant species spotted, with animals passing through the ranch. Additional species include coyote, fox, and other common small game animals.
Access to San Isabel National Forest is 10 miles from the ranch, with hiking and biking among other outdoor recreational opportunities.
The home on the property consists of 2,512 square feet, offering three bedrooms and two baths. There is an enclosed mudroom, that offers convenient access to the home from the shop/hanger. The sunroom on the west side of the home is full of windows with views of the Greenhorn Mountains to the west. The large hanger is equipped with a bi-folding door as well as a roll up door for additional vehicular access and separate man door.
The property features four drilled wells. With a water system with a large holding tank, delivering water to drinkers in various pastures through underground piping. The metal pipe corrals offer convenience for your livestock needs. There are also two additional outbuildings that served as a workshop and storage.
With its scenic mountain backdrop to the west and sprawling plains to the east, the ranch offers incredible views with the rising and setting of the sun. Enjoy the comfort of the spacious home with an open layout, sunroom and the convenience of the large, free-spanning hanger with room for all your toys. With easy access to nearby towns, amenities mountains for your recreational needs, the keys to your own ranch await, with ample room for you and your livestock needs.