The R Bar Quarter Circle Ranch an 1920-acre livestock operation, is a lush and surprising find as you drive into the sprawling green valley with wide-angle views; located in the heart of productive agricultural country south of Silt, Colorado. An area still dominated by long-time traditional ranching families. A well improved ranch, it is situated at 6,700 feet in elevation, the location is never lacking for sunshine and displays 360 degree panoramas of rolling pastures, hills and mountains. This is an opportunity for a cattle or horse operation with the added recreational benefit of excellent hunting and access to public land. The ranch features everything from lush irrigated hay meadows to mountain pastures and forests. According to the NCRS there are 344 acres irrigated hay ground allowing the ranch can handle approximately 325 to 350 animal units. Offering excellent hunting for trophy mule deer, elk, bear, turkey. The ranch has magnificent views from most parts of the property, and provides endless opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, four wheeling, snowmobiling, and dirt and mountain biking.

Broker(s): Rue Balcomb

WEST DIVIDE CREEK * SILT, COLORADO ABSOLUTE AUCTION “No Minimums * No Reserves” 1,920± ACRES W/IMPROVEMENTS Offered in 12 Parcels. Construction Equipment ~ Tractors ~ Swather ~ Trucks ~ Trailers ~ Misc TUES ~ OCT 2ND ~ 10AM MST

AUCTION LOCATION on site 2785 County Road 344 Silt CO 81652


Take I-70 to Silt CO, From Silt go south over Interstate turn left (east) onto River Frontage Road, pass the Holiday Inn Express take first right (south) onto County Road 218, go across Colorado River, turn left (east) to stay onto County Road 311/Divide Creek Road, at the next intersection turn right (south) to continue on County Road 311/Divide Creek Road, at the first “Y” stay right to continue on County Road 311, continue until the second “Y” stay right onto County Road 342/Maxfield Road, then turn left (south) onto County Road 342/Fairview, continue on County Road 342 then turn left (east) onto County Road 344. Follow signs to ranch.


To schedule a private viewing of the ranch please contact: Rue Balcomb with Mason & Morse Ranch Company 970.928.7100 or email [email protected]


For a complete overview of each parcel and a list of equipment download the brochure below
Parcel Overview Brochure and Equipment List

Parcel 1: 52 acres
Parcel 2: 147 acres
Parcel 3: 260 acres
Parcel 4: 308 acres
Parcel 5: 275 acres
Parcel 6: 123 acres
Parcel 7: 180 acres
Parcel 8: A 86 acres
Parcel 8: B 105 acres
Parcel 9: 143 acres
Parcel 10: 120 acres
Parcel 11: 74 acres
Parcel 12: 40 Acres

Parcel 1: North Siddell Homestead, 52± acres, fenced; 3 creeks cross the parcel, ½ mile of creek bottom. No irrigation, Section 6 T 8s R91w of 6th PM

Parcel 2: Siddell Hay Field Description, 147± acres well fenced, 38 acres irrigated with tail water with big gun sprinkler and flood irrigation

Parcel 3: Beaver’s Ranch Description, 260 ± acres with main home (2,960± sqft. and remodeled in 2000), four bedrooms, 2 baths, hardwood floors, etc. A bunkhouse (1 bedroom, 1 bath), barn (9,600 sqft), a shop building (3,200 sq. ft. w/4 14’x14’ over-head doors, concrete floor, 110 & 220 electric), and a granary. 93 ± acres irrigated 9 shares of Highline Ditch Co. 4- springs, 3- wells, 8- ponds, Starbuck well #1, and #2, Beaver Well #1 Case No. W1270.

Parcel 4:M Weatherly, 308± acres with 35± acres irrigated meadow. Water rights 90AAB-1 0.5 CFS/ 142BB-1/90AAB-2/ 143 AAB 0.5 CFS. ½ mile of Divide Creek, and over 1 mile of border with BLM. Conservation Easement in place.

Parcel 5: Beard Homestead Description, 275 ± acres, 20 acres irrigated hay field, 6 shares of Highline Ditch Co. ½ mile of creek frontage

Parcel 6: Hostettler Homestead, 123± acres 25 irrigated acres, Pole Creek and Brook Creek Ditch, ½ mile of Divide Creek
Parcel 7: O’Brien Homestead, 183 acres, 25 irrigated acres, irrigation water out of Pole Creek and Brook Creek and Cottonwood Spring. Well fenced, borders BLM for ½ mile, good for hunting cabin.
Parcel 8A: Rock-n-Chair Description, Parcel a 48.3 ± acres of dry land pasture and building sites offering good views to the west. There is excellent deer and elk hunting on this parcel.
Parcel 8B: Rock-n-Chair Description, 116.9 ± acres of dry land pasture and building sites offering good views to the west. There is excellent deer and elk hunting on this parcel.
Parcel #9: Callin Homestead, 143± acres dryland pasture with house, garage, chicken coop, yard and seasonal spring Excellent deer and elk hunting. Conservation Easement in place on 98.10± acres.
Parcel #10: Record Ranch Hay field,120± irrigated acres, 15 shares of West Divide Ditch, 1 Encana Gas Pad, ag covenant on 68± acres
Parcel 11: Cristensen Hay Field, 74± irrigated acres, 13 shares of the West Divide Ditch.
Parcel 12: 40± acres country property located on the Silt to Colbran road, irrigated pasture & great views from various building sites. Includes four shares
of High Line Ditch. Directions: Off the Silt to Colbran road. 35-7-92 SWNW Seller of Parcel #12 Joshua Goodsell


There will be a 2% Buyer’s Premium that will be added to the High Bid price to determine the total contract price. 10% of the total contract price will be placed in escrow the day of the auction with the balance due at closing.

TERMS CONDITIONS ON PERSONAL PROPERTY There will be a 2% Buyer’s Premium add to the High Bid price to determine the total purchase price. Payment accepted will be: Cash, Check wilth a bank approved letter, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express


Real Estate will sell at 10:00 MST with the Equipment following. Both Real Estate and large equipment will be offered at live auction with internet bidding, as well. (See Internet bidding below for internet registration.)


Internet bidding will be available by clicking here and logging on to our INTERNET BIDDING PORTAL. Registration required at least 48 hours prior to auction date. Neither Auction Company nor the Seller is responsible in the event of loss connection by either side.


U.C. Mason Morse Ranch Company and United Country, Lippard Auctioneers, Inc. are excited to offer the R Bar Quarter Circle Ranch at public auction. This is an incredible opportunity to purchase a very well maintained ranch of this size and amenities.


All information is taken from sources believed reliable; however, no guarantee is being made by the Broker, Auction Company or the Seller. Buyers should satisfy themselves as to any inspections prior to bidding. Any announcements made the day of the auction supersede all advertising. Seller will be R BAR QUARTER CIRCLE RANCH.