Hunt/Fish Ranches near Steamboat Springs Colorado, Sold Ranch
There are many types of hunting/fishing ranches near Steamboat Springs, a world-class ski resort. Steamboat Springs offers all the advantages of a small city with culture and skiing. One recently Sold Ranch lies on the north side of the Beaver Flat Tops. Harrigan Land Company represented Buyers for the sale of the legendary Motherwell Ranch.
If you missed this Colorado ranch real estate opportunity, ask about other hunting and fishing ranches near Steamboat Springs. For example, Broken Bone Ranch may be your pick.
Sold Ranch: Motherwell Ranch
A network of roads connects facilities on the 16 square miles of well-blocked Motherwell Ranch. A huge lodge sits on the shores of Flat Top Reservoir. Other accommodations include a historic owner’s residence and three guest cabins.
Each day on the distinguished Rocky Mountain ranch offers new adventures. Recreational opportunities like trophy fishing and hunting combine with wildlife viewing and photography. Equestrian activities and horseback riding, along with skiing and snowmobiling offer fun for all ages.
Afterall, the 10,000 acres of Motherwell Ranch span ecosystems and habitats. Dark timber spruce and aspen, oak brush and sagebrush, and grasslands. Seasonally, the resident herds of elk and mule deer, plus black bear and mountain lion, migrant up and down slope providing excellent hunting. Fishing for wild cutthroat and rainbow trout is sensational in over three miles of Williams Fork River. Trophy stillwater fishing on six lakes add to the recreational activities smack in the middle of Colorado’s untamed forests.
In addition, this is one of the productive Colorado ranches. It has been carefully managed to accommodate cattle and horses. The 500 production acres of hay and alfalfa on the ranch support about 500 head of cattle year-round. Top-notch equestrian facilities include a 42-stall barn and a large roping arena. Think of using all 16,000 square feet for rodeos and competitions.
Broken Bone Ranch
The goodness of the Little Flat Tops also extends to the well-kept Broken Bone Ranch. It is priced under $6 million. Nestled in the valley of South Hunt Creek, the 1,388-deeded acre ranch adjoins national forest. It sits at 8000-foot elevations. This premier Yampa Colorado ranch is about three-quarter miles from Steamboat Springs and Vail resorts.
Improvements include a fine owner’s home, a guest or manager’s house, a rustic cabin, barn, shop and corrals. There’s lots of water including 1.5 miles of creek, a couple of ponds, 250 irrigated acres. The well-watered Colorado property features rich irrigated grasslands and hay production. Then comes trophy mule deer and humongous herds of elk through the adjacent hills and BLM and USFS land. Broken Bone Ranch qualifies for landowner mule deer tags, elk tags are available over the counter.
Broken Bone Ranch also boasts six springs, 1.5 miles of South Hunt Creek and four ponds—substantial waters available for development. One pond supports trout and the small stream could be enhanced with pools to hold larger trout. We envision a network of lunker-producing ponds at Broken Bone Ranch.
Broken Bone Ranch is easily accessed by State Highway 131 and county roads year-round. In addition, the jet-capable airport at Hayden is only about an hour distant, connecting with Denver International Airport and the rest of the world. At Broken Bone Ranch, “getting away from it all” is readily accessible!
Looking for Colorado luxury ranches for sale? Call Dave Harrigan or Hunter Harrigan at (800) 524-1818. Harrigan Land Company thinks that the Broken Bone Ranch is one of Colorado’s best all-around ranch prospects, with solid production, hunting, fishing and recreational potential.