About this Ranch
South Ranch is located in one of Colorado’s larger ranch offerings, nestled along the east side of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range the ranch offers a diversity of attributes. As a historic western working ranch providing senior water, irrigated improvements, expansive grazing along with a resident wildlife population rarely rivaled in on a private deeded holding. The South ranch offers un-parallel recreational attributes being backed into over 18,000 acres of the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness area and over 130,000 acres of the Great Sand Dunes National Park. If your search includes a working western ranch coupled with outstanding western recreation the South Ranch could be the perfect fit.
South Ranch is located in South Central Colorado’s Huerfano County, just 4 miles west of Gardner Colorado and just18 miles south of the small mountain town of Westcliffe, 38 miles North of Walsenburg Colorado and the I-25 corridor. Huerfano County’ The county, established in 1861, whose name comes from the Spanish Huerfano meaning "orphan", was named for the Huerfano Butte, a local landmark. The county seat is Walsenburg Colorado with a current population of 2,927 residents. Regional air travel is serviced by The jet-accessible Silver West Airport is located 15 miles north of the ranch and features a 7,000’ X 55’ paved runway at 8,300’ elevation and offers private jet charter transportation. Commercial air travel is conveniently located to both Denver and Colorado Springs airports, Denver being a 3 hour drive and Colorado Springs just two hours from the ranch gate.