Just 15 miles south of Montrose, Colorado off Highway 550, the Buckhorn Mountain Ranch spreads across 6,573 deeded acres of stunningly beautiful high desert land at the base of Storm King Peak. The ranch also encompasses 6,003 acres of leased BLM land for a total of 12,575 acres under its control. Buckhorn Mountain Ranch is almost halfway between Montrose and Ridgway and only 58 miles from the ski slopes, restaurants, and cultural attractions of Telluride.
This exceptional property is both a working cattle ranch with a full complement of livestock facilities and a superb hunting retreat with excellent habitat for mule deer and elk, located in Core Occupied Elk Range (COER) 65. The current owner runs about 300 head of Angus cattle year round and approximately 400 acres of irrigated pastures and hay meadows, as well as numerous stock ponds for cattle and wildlife, and 3 irrigation storage ponds.
A beautiful twostory owners home has 3,290 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, two woodburning fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen, and a separate 747 square foot apartment. The managers home has 3,278 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, and a 1,023 square foot detached apartment. Both homes have large detached garages.
-Acreage: 6,753 deeded/ 6,003 leased acres
-Elevation at headquarters: 6,700 feet above sea level
-Counties: Montrose and Ouray
-15 miles south of Montrose
-19 miles north of Ridgway
-Ranching facilities: corrals, riding arena/horse paddock, calving shed, 20K lb scale, maintenance facilities, irrigation equipment
-Owners Home: 3,290 sq. ft., 4 beds/3.5 baths, 2 fireplaces, 2car detached garage
-Managers Home: 3,278 sq. ft., 6 beds/4.5 baths, 4bay detached garage.
-Bunkhouse, three cabins, six heated hunting blinds
-Staff housing: two, 1,848 sq. ft. modular homes
-Core Occupied Elk Ranch (COER) 65
-Airport: Montrose Regional Airport, 16 miles, daily nonstop flights to Denver and other major cities
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