About this Ranch
Located in Gunnison Highlands North, this property is perfect for hunters and outdoor enthusiasts alike as it is 1/4 mile away from Gunnison National Forest and offers miles and miles of trails to hike, fish, and horseback ride, 4x4, OHV/ATV, snowmobile, or cross-country ski. At just over 9,400’ in elevation, you can enjoy those crisp, clear air, star-studded night skies, and sunny warm summer days amongst the wildflowers and pristine, picturesque surroundings.
The 40± acre property offers breathtaking views of Gunnison National Forest, and the Fossil Ridge Wilderness, plus has an exquisite custom-built log home, constructed of open handcrafted beams. The cabin is 2,764± square feet, offering 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There is a large sunny deck off the family area, perfect for soaking in those stunning views. The primary bedroom is on the main floor. The top floor has a second bedroom with a private deck and a large additional room currently used as another guest bedroom. The loft space could also be turned into a bunk room. The cabin features vaulted ceilings with Douglas Fir beams and south-facing windows, offering great natural light. There is one additional out-building and a gen-set building on this private, well-maintained property. If you have horses, you will love the 30x36-foot barn.
The winter access is by snowmobile, tracked vehicles, or other OHVs from Almont off County Road 742. During the non-snow months, you can access the property by automobile via County Road 743 in Gunnison, and Lost Canyon Road from Almont. If you don't feel like driving, there is also a potential location on the property for a helicopter landing!
Hunting on Highlands North Cabin is nothing short of impeccable. The abundant game has made Unit 55 a hunting destination for Colorado natives. Elk herds in Unit 55 are thriving with many trophy bulls hunted yearly and lots of hunting opportunities right out your back door since the property borders over 1 million acres of National Forest. Unit 55 is a draw unit for both deer and elk tags. Archery season can be drawn yearly for elk, and rifle seasons can be drawn from zero points up to 2 points depending on the year. This incredible home has all you need and more.