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Ranch Properties

For many, the quintessential experience of the west is ranch ownership. It is this independent lifestyle, grounded in tradition and steeped in cultural lore that calls to many of us. Where vistas are unbroken and a natural way of life is revered, where the priority is to live simply, in harmony with all of creation. Where a family legacy for future generations can be carefully shaped and protected.

If this is what you long for, we can help find the prefect venue for the fruition of your ideals. We have carefully chosen properties which have all the attributes one may look for in a ranch, while being accessible to conveniences expected in today's world. The following are all the listings of premier ranches for sale from Legacy Properties West Sotheby's International Realty. Be sure to check this site often, because we continually add new listings. Also, if you don't find what you are looking for here, please give us a call and we can assist you in finding what you want.

Granite Peaks Ranch – JUST SOLD

Colorado, La Plata & Hinsdale Counties, Bayfield

Granite Peaks Ranch is an exquisite, one-of a-kind, 565-acre fly-fishing and equestrian estate – the last privately owned ranch before the vast Weminuche Wilderness. With three miles of the Pine River, the property offers exceptional fly fishing a few steps from the main residence and cabins. There are several architectural masterpieces consisting of a 5,500 square-foot main home with a detached garage that has a caretaker's apartment above it, private guest house on the river, two large horse barns, and three historic cabins which have been completely restored. The entire property is beautifully scaled and landscaped, and has direct access into the Weminuche Wilderness and National Forests.

$18,000,000

Sky Mountain Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango – MLS #676754

Gorgeous 70 acre north Animas Valley property with cabin, large lake, Animas River and National Forest frontage, manicured grounds and gardens, paved roads, underground utilities, and complete privacy/security. This is a "One-of-a-kind" property with exceptional beauty and amenities.

$8,250,000

Piedra Fork Ranch

Colorado, Archuleta County, Pagosa Springs

Rare 169-acre river front property with exceptional improvements including an award winning 2,939 SF, 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath custom log main residence; 1,476 SF, 2 bedroom, 2 bath guesthouse; 544 SF, 1 bedroom, 1 bath guest cabin; and, 1 room fishing cabin on the river. The property has a combination of lush meadows, pine woodlands, a large pond and 1.5 miles of East Fork of the Piedra River and 1 mile of the Middle Fork.

Offered at $6,900,000

Rancho Milagro

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango

This exclusive, luxurious, private 273-acre ranch offers a buyer a once in a lifetime opportunity. Amenities include a beautiful adobe style 3,887 SF, 4 bedroom, 4-bath home, state-of-the-art 135' x 230' heated indoor riding arena with 4 attached living units, central entertainment and viewing area, offices and expansive stable area. In addition, there is an outdoor arena, horse barn, hot-walker, loafing sheds, multiple fenced irrigated pastures and separate caretakers’ house. It is ideal for a personal, family or corporate retreat and an exceptional value at 1/4 of replacement cost.

Offered at $5,695,000

Rancho Escalante

Colorado, Montezuma County, Mancos

This quintessential Colorado 603-acre ranch is one of last large working cattle/horse ranches available in the area. Amenities include an elegant 6,508 SF home with separate staff quarters, and a caretaker's cabin. The ranch facilities feature a 3,100 SF horse barn, a 14,000 SF indoor riding arena, outdoor corrals with loafing sheds, numerous outbuildings and a separate garage with an art studio above. There are great water rights that irrigate lush alfalfa and grass hay meadows, and the varied terrain offers wonderful riding/hiking trails and good hunting. This beautiful ranch offers the best of rural lifestyles, sense of community and nearby access to great recreational amenities, restaurants and cultural events.

Offered at $5,695,000

Elkhorn Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango – MLS #686257

The Elkhorn Ranch is a magnificent spread just outside Durango, Colorado. 880 acres of peaceful and serene landscape, yet still rugged and wild with frontier spirit. This ranch is a sportsman's paradise. Surrounded and buffered by 1800 acres of BLM land, it is wonderfully removed and remote with end-of-the-road privacy, even though downtown Durango is just 15 miles away.

Offered at $5,495,000

North Star Ranch

Colorado, Huerfano County, La Veta

This 265 acre state-of-the-art equestrian property is located in heart of the Cuchara River Valley in Southern Colorado. It features an exquisite Mediterranean-inspired 4,048 SF home, guest casita, remodeled homestead, 10-stall horse barn and 110' X 220' indoor arena. There are significant water rights irrigating approximately 140 acres and great frontage on the Cuchara River.

Offered at $5,250,000

Silver Mountain Ranch – NEW

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango – MLS 689829

Surrounded by the San Juan National Forest, this special 158-acre ranch is nestled in its own private valley, just 15 minutes from historic downtown Durango. Amenities include a 3,100 SF main residence, 4 self-contained rustic cabins, and an open pavilion overlooking a lake. This is the quintessential Colorado mountain retreat with a million acres to explore out the back door.

Offered at $3,650,000

Merriman Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango/Bayfield – MLS #676755

Located in the Pine River valley, the 100 acres are meticulously groomed. Lush hayfields are supported by exceptional water rights to irrigate the certified weed-free hay meadows all season long. The balance consists of treed acreage interspersed with meadows to provide exceptional grazing. The 3,300 SF home has been completely remodeled. An equestrian's dream riding/roping arena is complemented by a 9-stall barn, complete with caretaker's residence, bunk room, plus there's another breeding barn.

$3,200,000 – Price Reduced

Eppich Ranch

Colorado, Montezuma County, Mancos – MLS #676895

This gorgeous historic 490-acre ranch has exquisite views, and is now available after 70 years of ownership by one family. Bordered on two sides by thousands of acres of National Forest, this ranch has abundant wildlife, lush meadows, stands of ponderosa pine, gambol oak, aspen and cottonwoods along a seasonal stream that flows through the heart of the ranch. It is truly one of the "last best places" with several magnificent building sites.

$3,200,000 – Reduced by $500,000

Last Dance Ranch

Colorado, Archuleta County, Pagosa Springs – MLS #676757

Just moments from historic downtown Pagosa Springs is where you'll find the Last Dance Ranch – the perfect private recreational retreat, mountain home and paradise. On 85 lush acres, with exquisite mountain views, the property is graced with a beautifully crafted 7,600 SF, 4 bedroom, 5.5 bath custom home, 4,576 SF barn/shop with 2 guest quarters, 2 well designed implement buildings and equestrian facilities. Now

Now $3,195,000 – By Appointment only

River Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango.

River Ranch is a stunning, private riverfront estate with 9 acres, 5,033 SF main residence, an adorable guest house, cottage, fishing tackle shop, garden shed and loft area that could be used as a workout or crafts room. Nestled right alongside the Florida River with approximately 550 feet of river frontage, ownership of both sides of the Florida River and a footbridge to the privately owned island – this setting is spectacular. Trout fishing on the river and stocked pond, in front yard; make this any angler's dream!

Offered at $2,900,000 or $700,000 for a 25% ownership interest

2501 County Road 250

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango – MLS# 676751

This 29-acre ranch/farm is located in the Animas River Valley just 8 minutes from historic downtown Durango. The green-built, energy efficient 3,771 SF home has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a detached 3 bay garage with a separate office area and 500 SF studio apartment over. The beautiful main residence is full of light and is complemented by lovely trim, finishes and high-end appliances. The land is expansive with fertile pastures that are irrigated with priority water, and there is exceptional Animas River frontage. This is a "one-of-a-kind" property in one of the most sought-after areas in Durango.

Now $1,997,000 – Reduced from $2,150,000

Painter Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango

Painter Ranch is one of those rare historic ranches that has been lovingly preserved along what many consider to be the most beautiful section of the Animas River, just north of Durango. Great care has been taken to build a private entry, roads and place underground utilities to 4 gorgeous parcels of 30 acres each. The parcels were placed to maximize privacy, river views and frontage, topographical diversity and ensure great building sites. Initially, two parcels are being offered in this exceptional setting:

Parcel 1 (Lots 1 & 2) Offered for $2,500,000

Wonderful parcel with mature oaks, ponds, private entry and 1,000' of river frontage

Parcel 4 (Lots 7 & 8) – Offered for $2,150,000

MLS# 676762

Upper portion of ranch with long views, varied terrain with rock outcroppings, pine woodlands, meadows and river frontage

Hartland Ranch

Colorado, Archuleta County, Pagosa Springs

Hartland Ranch is one of the most pristine properties you will find, with 35 +/- acres of manicured pastures and pine forest, gorgeous 6,303 SF main residence, 3,224 SF barn with 850 SF apartment, and outdoor riding arena. The property boasts excellent water rights, ponds and meticulously maintained grounds, while within walking distance from the heart of Pagosa Springs.

$2,498,000 – By Appointment only

Sierra Blanca Preserve

Colorado, Alamosa County

This very special 1,163-acre property has beautiful amenities, exceptional water rights and abundant wildlife. The main residence is a 4,880 SF off-the-grid, award-winning architectural masterpiece with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. In addition, there is a separate office over a detached 3-car garage near the main residence and a 1,550 SF caretaker’s house that sits at the private entry. The property is a recreational paradise with direct access to bordering public lands. This is a rare find and exceptional value!

$2,495,000 – By Appointment Only

Hermosa Creek Ranch – NEW

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango

Located in the heart of Hermosa, just 8 miles north of Durango and adjacent to the San Juan National Forest, this charming 22.25-acre estate features close to 900 feet of natural Hermosa Creek frontage and boasts water rights from the Gaines-Buchanan Ditch. This is a perfect family compound or vacation retreat, featuring a spacious 3,673 SF, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom main house with large covered wrap-around deck and a separate 2,526 SF, 4-bedroom, 3-bath guesthouse and lovely grounds.

$2,395,000

Coyote Canyon Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango – MLS# 676761

This beautiful 320-acre ranch is just 20 minutes south of Durango with just over a mile of the Florida River running through it. The property has a total of 1.5 cfs in water rights that provide for lush irrigated pastures along the river. There are several great building sites on the canyon rims above the river with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valley. Great value for productive acreage with significant river frontage reasonably close to Durango.

Offered at $2,150,000

1241 Thoroughbred Road

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango

Every now and then there is a property that comes to market that is truly special in every way. 106+ diverse acres with lush riparian areas along the Florida River and irrigated hay meadows transition to hillsides with topography reminiscent of Sedona, Arizona. Many huge boulders, rock outcroppings and canyon rim serve as a protective backdrop for this private setting. The main residence is green-built and energy efficient with 3,787 SF including 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, office, studio, 2+ garage and wonderful views of the river valley. In addition, there is a separate 1,980 SF green building that houses a second garage, office and guest apartment. This beautiful and diverse retreat with all of its amenities is just 20 minutes from historic downtown Durango.

Offered at $1,995,000
Or $1,395,000 for 35 acres with improvements

Riverwind Ranch – NEW

Colorado, La Plata County, Bayfield

A recreational paradise. Exceptional 100-acre irrigated property with extensive Pine River frontage, 3 lakes and lovely riverside cabin. Great fishing and hunting only 5 minutes from Bayfield. This property is a rare find and won't last long.

Offered at $1,985,000

Weiss Ranch

Colorado, Montezuma County, Mancos

Beautiful contemporary home on 81 acres (55 irrigated) with two city water taps, water and mineral rights, large pond and RV garage/guest apartment. Designed and positioned to maximize land use and gorgeous views, the main residence has been meticulously built using all of the finest materials, finishes and appliances with low maintenance in mind and the ability to lock and leave has a second home. It is such a special offering that provides so many of the amenities that are frequently asked for at a tremendous value.

Offered at $1,795,000

Jameson Ranch

Colorado, Montezuma County, Lewis – MLS #676750

Jameson Ranch is a beautifully situated 173-acre equestrian and grazing property, fully fenced and cross-fenced with 100+ irrigated acres, open rolling meadows with many scattered trees. It has excellent water rights (100 shares of the Montezuma Valley Irrigation) and two good sized year-round ponds and a spring (livestock water only). It overlooks Narraguinnep Reservoir with expansive views, and the southern fence line borders 898 acres of Colorado State land. There is a custom 2,679 SF, 3 bedroom, 2 full-bath home with a separate manger's house/trailer, tack house, large shop, hay barn, loafing shed, and riding arena.

Offered at $1,750,000

Lazy H River Ranch

Colorado, Montezuma County, Mancos – MLS #676950

This is the quintessential Colorado property with 245 acres of beautiful meadows, lush pastures, pine woodlands, ponds, rock bluffs and outcroppings, along with over one mile of the West Mancos River. The ranch includes several beautiful building sites. The property has been meticulously maintained and has excellent water rights including shares of Jackson Lake and adjudicated Mancos River rights. This is an exceptional property offered at an exceptional price.

$1,750,000

Crystal Sky Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango – MLS# 676744

Beautiful 33+ acre property with a gorgeous custom 4,501 SF log and glass home, featuring 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 5 fireplaces and gorgeous views of the La Plata Mountains, Twin Buttes and Missionary Ridge. Close to town, yet very private with close access to the San Juan National Forest. This property has all of the amenities for luxury living in a wonderful alpine setting. The architectural details, lovely finishes and trim make this a perfect Colorado retreat that embodies casual elegance at its best.

$1,745,000 – By Appointment Only

Dos Amigos Ranch

Colorado, Montezuma County, Mancos – MLS #676912

Nestled in the Four Corners just outside Mancos/Durango, this 35-acre ranch is the perfect equestrian property. Amenities include a spectacular newly built home with 4,276 SF of living space, a lovely custom Morton barn with 4 stalls w/runs, wash stall, tack room, workshop and upstairs guest apartment (1,700 SF), stacked aspen fenced pastures and more. All of this in a secure gated 500+ acre canyon community with access to hundreds of acres of BLM land for great everyday trail riding and minutes from the San Juan National forest.

Now $1,575,000 – Reduced by $200,000

Fleming Farm

Colorado, Montezuma County, Yellow Jacket – MLS #682522

This highly productive 178-acre hay/alfalfa farm is truly turnkey! It is exceptional in every way, with a remodeled 3,740 SF home, multiple barns/out-buildings, significant water rights, center-pivot and side-roll irrigation, and great production. Wonderful opportunity!

Offered at $1,499,000

Harbor Ridge

Colorado, La Plata County, Bayfield

This 5,717 SF custom log home is beautifully crafted, full of light with lovely trim and finishes, along with all high-end appliances. The spaciousness provides for a beautiful private master suite, 3 guest bedrooms, office, family room with media room, bar, wine storage and sauna. There are gorgeous views and over 1,000 SF of outside decks for entertaining and viewing the abundant wildlife. This is an exceptionally private and secure estate, with easy access to shopping and local restaurants in both Bayfield and Durango.

Now $1,399,000 – Recently Reduced by $226,000

Jenkins Ranch – NEW

Colorado, La Plata County, Bayfield

Beautiful 46-acre irrigated ranch complex with expansive views, lovely custom-built 3,000+ SF main residence, 1,700 SF guesthouse, great barn, loafing shed and numerous outbuildings. The acreage is mostly pasture with pipe fencing and gated pipe irrigation. There is a 1-acre landscaped area around the house with abundant perennial/rose gardens, separate vegetable/strawberry gardens, and private stock pond, all utilizing irrigation water. The best of both worlds.... the perfect mix of amenities on the right amount of acreage to make it very manageable, while providing maximum enjoyment and privacy. It is a perfect equestrian property, while providing for excellent hay production.

Offered at $1,298,000

HD Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango – MLS# 683349

HD Ranch is a beautiful, well-maintained 128-acre equestrian property with must-see views. The 2,100 SF main residence has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and with it's well laid out and open floor plan, feels much larger than its square footage would suggest. Also, there is a separate guesthouse, barn with artist studio, office, and attached manager's quarters, riding arena and pens, and separate garage/workshop. The ranch generates significant revenue from boarding horses, training and vacation rentals.

Offered at $1,295,000

Lazy L Ranch

Colorado, Montezuma County, Mancos – MLS#685712

This remarkable property is located just minutes from Mancos, Colorado, borders the BLM and has 72-acres of unobstructed views. The custom, single-level 3,842 sq ft home is sun-filled and features a beautiful open floor plan with high-end upgrades, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a private 1 bedroom, 1 bath guesthouse. The fenced property has water rights and underground utilities with approximately 25 irrigated acres for hay production, expansive pastures, a loafing shed with turnout paddocks, and extensive and varied landscaping around the house. This is an exceptional property offered at an exceptional price.

Offered at $1,095,000

North Valley Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango

This one-of-a-kind mountain property with 25 pristine acres is located in the highly coveted North Animas Valley resort corridor. The land adjoins a wonderful pond to the south, the San Juan National Forest to the east and affords incredible mountain views. There are beautiful lush meadows and woodlands with Ponderosa Pines and Aspen groves. And, there are several wonderful building sites that provide great privacy, yet easy access. This is one of only a few large parcels in the area and it is priced to sell now.

Offered at $965,000

Elkhorn Ranch Parcel A

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango

Beautiful 17 acre parcel with irrigation and lovely water features. Located in Elkhorn subdivision at the intersection of County Road 250 and Elkhorn Road. Exceptional views of Engineer Mountain and red valley cliffs with beautiful ponds, stream and irrigated grounds. Very special and unique valley property within 15 minutes to town.

Offered at $875,000

Menefee Mountain Ranch

Colorado, Montezuma County, Mancos – MLS #676765

Menefee Mountain Ranch has 217 acres of beautiful rolling terrain with several building sites, all with exceptional views of the La Plata Mountains and Mesa Verde. Originally platted for a six-lot development, with roads and power, there is excellent potential for a conservation easement with potentially significant tax benefits. The property would make a great horse ranch with good grazing pasture in the front of the property with several good sites for a barn and other facilities.

Now $749,000 – Reduced from $868,000

Bragg Draw Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Durango/Marvel – MLS# 676760

Bragg Draw Ranch is situated on Red Mesa southwest of Durango with outstanding views of the La Plata Mountains to the north and the Sleeping Ute Mountain to the west. A total of 643 acres, the ranch is an exceptional hunting property. The property's varied topography offers a wonderful variety of building sites with beautiful La Plata Mountain views.

Offered at $575,000

Caviness Mountain Ranch

Colorado, La Plata County, Hesperus – MLS #676756

Situated on 35+ picturesque acres of woods and meadows, this property has a lovely 2006 custom built 1,620 SF, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, filled with light. The home and property have expansive views of the lush Cherry Creek Valley and adjacent La Plata Mountains. The property is fenced on three sides and borders the San Juan National Forest, providing endless opportunities for recreation.

Offered at $495,000