The Aspen Ridge Ranch is a beautiful & secluded sportsmens retreat with close proximity to 3 of Colorados premier resort towns and only 2.5 hours from Denver. The ranch consists of 522 acres +- bordered by Routt National Forest, 30 minutes from Kremmling, Colorado. The property has excellent habitat for Rocky Mountain Elk, Mule Deer, Black Bear, Moose & Mountain Lion. The ranch also has live water in the East Fork of Blacktail Creek which has a handful of beaver ponds and contains native Brook Trout. Aspen Ridge Ranch has extensive water rights and approximately 150 acres+- of irrigated and sub irrigated meadows. The ranch improvements include a beautiful home, luxury cabin, large shop and a Yurt with large deck and views of the Gore Range.
Aspen Ridge Ranch is located in the Game Management Unit of 15 near the top of the Gore Range. The ranch offers an exceptional opportunity to own a recreational ranch with amazing views and a beautiful setting within 1 hour of Vail and Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The ranch offers excellent Big Game hunting opportunities for Elk and Mule Deer both on the ranch and on the adjacent Routt National Forest. Fishing for Brook Trout is available in the East fork of Blacktail Creek on the ranch and fishing for Rainbow Trout and German Brown Trout in the Colorado River is less than 30 minutes away either in the town of Kremmling or via county road 11 to Radium, Colorado. Additional Trout ponds could also be created by the new owner to expand the fishery on the ranch. Hunting, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, atving and snowmobiling are just some of the outdoor activities you will be able to enjoy at Aspen Ridge Ranch both on the ranch and on over one million acres of the adjacent Routt National Forest.
Aspen Ridge Ranch has been primarily used as a recreational ranch/secondary home for the current owners. The ranch is beautiful & secluded yet it has great location and is less than 60 minutes to some of Colorados premier resort towns. The ranches combination of high mountain meadows, Aspen groves, dark timber forest and water throughout the ranch, provides excellent habitat for big game and wildlife alike. The ranch would make an excellent family retreat, guest ranch, or private hunting ranch.
Aspen Ridge Ranch has several water rights totaling over 18 cfs with adjudication dates of 1907, 1913 & 1956. The irrigation water is distributed from the East Fork of Blacktail Creek & tributaries to the East Fork of Blacktail Creek through a series of ditches and into the irrigated meadows to enhance the hay and grass production on the ranch. The number of irrigated and sub irrigated acres are estimated to be 150 acres +-. A detailed description of the water rights is available upon request.
IMPROVEMENTS The main home at Aspen Ridge Ranch is a beautiful 3000 square foot, 4 bedroom 4 bath home built in 2005. The homes design includes 4 master suites, an open concept chefs kitchen and great room with vaulted ceilings, a large family/entertainment room on the lower level, hot tub & large deck with wonderful views of the snowcapped mountains of the Gore Range.
The custom-built guest cabin is a 1164 square foot, 1 bedroom 1 bathroom cabin built in 2007 with a chefs kitchen, spacious loft & large deck with exceptional views across the high mountain meadows to the Gore Range.
The ranch also has a well-appointed and very comfortable Yurt with a wood stove, a propane stove in the kitchen for cooking, 2 sleeping quarters, solar power with generator backup and a large wrap around redwood deck with excellent views across the ranch to the Gore Range Mountains & down to the East fork of Blacktail Creek.
The main utility building for the ranch is an immaculate 3200ft heated and insulated shop complete with concrete floors, large loft that could be used for a rec room or additional storage, wood working shop, 3 large garage bays for your atvs, snowmobiles & equipment and a room specifically designed to house the two 30k Capstone micro turbine generators that power the ranch. Worth noting is that just one of these micro turbine generators would be more than sufficient to power the whole ranch, the second generator was added as a back up to ensure redundancy.
In addition to the improvements, the ranch will be sold turnkey. A list of the furnishing and equipment being sold with the ranch is available upon request.
Aspen Ridge Ranch is located 30 minutes from the town of Kremmling, Colorado, which is about 45 minutes from Silverthorne, Grand Lake & Winter Park, Colorado. The ranch is also only about 1 hour from Vail & Steamboat Springs, Colorado and 2.5 hours and from Denver, Colorado. Kremmling is a quiet little town known as the Sportsmans Paradise because of its exceptional recreation attributes including Gold Medal Fishing in the Colorado and Blue Rivers and multiple lakes and reservoirs in the area plus exceptional big game hunting on thousands of acres of National Forests. The town of Kremmling includes a private airport with a 5500-foot airstrip capable of handling most small and medium size jets and turbo props, Kremmling Hospital and Family Clinic, Kremmling Dental, Kremmling Mercantile Grocery Store, Artisan Art Gallery, Middle Park Meat Store, Alpine Motor Sports and Northwest Ranch Supply, several restaurants and a handful of boutiques, shops & antique stores.
All Mineral rights owned by seller will be included in the sale of the ranch.
Aspen Ridge Ranch is the quintessential Colorado ranch that gives you spectacular views of snowcapped mountains, high mountain meadows, Aspen groves, live water in the ranches creeks and springs with excellent big game habitat and is adjacent to national forest & close proximity to three of Colorados premier resort towns. Property is Co-listed with Hall and Hall.