Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, this 35 plus acre ranch has unobstructed views of Longs Peak and the front range of the Rocky Mountains. The ranch sits within the prestigious Yellowstone Road area, which is filled with upscale small ranches and unique properties. The completely remodeled ranch house is reminiscent of times since passed, and would be perfect for a guest house, manager’s home or a temporary home while you build your dream country estate. The ranch includes an art studio, that was once a produce stand in an earlier era, a seven stall barn, managers apartment, hay and equipment shed, detached toy garage, fenced pastures with water, irrigation rights, mature trees and landscaping. All, within minutes of Boulder, Longmont and Loveland, Colorado. Buyers incentive offered by Sellers. Contact Broker for details.
Broker(s): Karen Mikkelson
Located in Boulder County, the land is within 45 minutes of Denver International Airport, 20 minutes from Estes Park and about an hour to an hour and a half from major ski and recreational destinations. In addition, there are many lakes, streams, National Parks, golf courses, dining and shopping venues within minutes of the ranch.
ACREAGE AND DESCRIPTION
The 35 acres of Yellowstone Road Ranch is flat, with large cottonwoods and an irrigation ditch to the south and east. To the west is the Rocky Mountain range, with Longs Peak towering at 14,255 feet in the vista. Access to the property is a paved and maintained county road. The property is fenced and cross fenced. All pastures and paddocks have water hydrants. Hay production averages approximately 2,500 small bales per year of a good grass mix, with one cutting. Over 100 trees have been planted on the property. A fenced vegetable garden area adorns the acreage as well as several flower garden areas.
With the panels, fencing, barn and pens currently in place the property could easily accommodate 10-12 horses.
WATER RIGHTS AND RESOURCES
Two shares of Supply Ditch convey with the property. They are Junior rights and were valued as of the summer of 2012, at over $40,000 each. The main domestic water supply is through Longs Peak Water.
The existing house is over 100 years old and reported to be a Sears & Roebuck home. The 2 bedroom, one bath home has the original oak wood floors, heat registers, claw foot tub, solid wood doors and wood trim. It has been tastefully updated and all electrical, plumbing and mechanical has been redone, including a new Lennox furnace. The kitchen boasts a KA gas range, Bosch dishwasher, new T&G cabinets, and has a quaint country atmosphere to it. The mud room and laundry area is spacious. As you walk in the door, it reminds one of a time since passed, with a very warm, familiar feeling. The detached art studio, that was once a produce stand, gives you the same feeling, just stepping a bit back in time. Pride of ownership is obvious on the property.
There is also a detached 890 square foot, 4 car garage/shop with drive through doors, heat and concrete floors. Doors are 16‘wide and the building has 220 wired in. A hot tub and garden area are close by.
The Barn (Port-A-Stall) has seven stalls with 12’ alley, tack area, wash bay, shop and a 564 s.f. office area, along with living quarters for barn help. The barn has runs and pens on both sides, which also lead out to the pastures.
The hay and equipment barn is of high quality, will accommodate a bale wagon and hold over 2,500 small bales of hay. An enclosed and concrete floored shop area is included in this building, along with a dog kennel.
There is no conservation easement on the acreage.
$3,822 for 2011
This ranch is just waiting for a new owner to appreciate it and build their dream country home when the time is right. With the existing home, they can live on site and oversee the new home, or enjoy and embrace the existing home. This property has the right location, has not been over built, it has water rights, views and livestock facilities. The ranch is just waiting for a new owner to appreciate all of the wonderful features….it is close in for all city conveniences, but with all of the rural and country qualities expected on a Colorado ranch.