Sold Ranches: Steamboat Springs Colorado Horse Property and Cattle Ranch
One of our recently sold ranches, a Steamboat Springs Colorado horse property and cattle ranch, lies in the rolling grasslands outside town. The 144-acre White Cloud Ranch offers the new owners several improvements. They include a newer two-bedroom, two-bath home and four garages–all ready to serve as ranch headquarters. This beautiful ranch is ready for its new life. And many people deem the Steamboat Springs Resort as tops, too. Steamboat is friendly and vibrant with great skiing. Special events fill the calendar.
Featured Colorado Horse Properties for Sale
Large Colorado ranch for sale in North Park near Rand: Priced at $11.5 million, the 3793-acre Whistling Elk Ranch features horse trails and a long list of recreational activities. with mature lodgepole pine, aspen and open meadows. The large horse ranch sits in the mature lodgepole pine, aspen trees, and open meadows at 8500 to 9700 feet elevations. Whistling Elk Ranch lies that the foot of the rugged Owl Mountain while sharing two miles of its eastern boundary with Routt National Forest.
In recent years, Whistling Elk operated primarily as a guest ranch and equestrian property and can accommodate 50 guests at full capacity. This desirable Colorado horse ranch features turn-key lodging for guests (15 bedrooms, 10 baths, and 4 garages). Accommodations include an owner’s house with a detached two-car garage and a ranch manager’s house, a large and impressive lodge with a commercial kitchen, and six smaller cabins for guests.
Whistling Elk can be further developed as a trophy hunting and fishing property. Healthy herds of elk, mule deer and moose wander through the ranch and into the adjoining national forest. Black bear and mountain lion also provide additional hunting opportunities.
In addition, Whistling Elk Ranch has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the state’s finest stillwater trout fishing properties. The ranch features six lakes with fat rainbow trout. Float tube and pontoon boat fishing are productive as well. Additional small streams and springs and ponds could be developed.
The income stream is diversified with solid hay production. Excellent water rights permit the irrigation of more than 500 acres of hay meadow. In most years, over 400 tons of hay are produced at Whistling Elk. A heated shop, RV park, hay barn, horse Park and indoor arena and breeding facilities make this ranch an immediate business opportunity.
Whistling Elk Ranch is readily accessible year-round. Steamboat Springs and Yampa Valley Regional Airport are an hour to the west. Denver is about three hours and Fort Collins two hours.
Colorado Ranch Real Estate
We’ve been talking about one of our Sold Ranches and a Featured Listing. After we know your goals, let us zero in on the perfect horse ranch or other big ranches for sale in the Western USA. Contact Dave Harrigan or Hunter Harrigan at Harrigan Land Company at (800) 524-1818. We specialize large ranches in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Utah.