About this Ranch
Water View Ranch lives up to its name, sitting up above Colorado’s largest body of water “Blue Mesa Reservoir” hosting over 105± miles of lake shoreline along deep canyons and big bays. The views from this mission style estate are breathtaking overlooking not just the lake, but the infamous Dillon Pinnacles and the West Elk Wilderness Area. Huge views of the water, surrounding mountains, and the famous Dillon Pinnacles can be enjoyed throughout the ranches 171± acres.
The ranch is strategically located between the Cowboy/Ski/University town of Gunnison Colorado and the Farming/Ranching/Retail town of Montrose Colorado. The ranch commands its outstanding views due to its location sitting on a mesa elevated at 7,900’ feet. Predominately the ranch is covered in mountain sage, oak brush, and spring-fed pockets of aspen growth. For the outdoor enthusiast from the motivated photographer to the hardest of world-class sportsmen, this property is a true base of a lifetime of adventure. The ranch is backed into public lands and overlooks a National Park, Curecanti National Park, Blue Mesa Reservoir with its 105± miles of shoreline holds the majority of the Colorado State records for largest trout and salmon species. Whether your fishing goals are to excite the grandkids with fish after fish from a pontoon launched from the marina located just below the home or to test the new state record lake trout topping out over 52lbs the lake and streams in the immediate area will provide a lifetime of waterfront adventures. If your goals are big game-oriented, the ranch is located in one of the state renowned totally limited hunting units, big game unit 66. Year after year this area has produced world-class Mule Deer bucks and some of the finest elk hunting the west has to offer.
The ranch improvements include a 4,982± square foot single level home with an attached 3 car garage. This mission style home, complete with a bell tower, stucco exterior, and red metal roof creating a grand statement. The single level 4 bedroom, 4 bath home is designed and loaded with many upgraded features such as windows that optimize its exceptional privacy and outstanding mountain and water views. The master bath alone is exquisite with a large jacuzzi soaker tub and large walk-in tiled shower, custom cabinetry, tile work, and lighting. The homes' open living makes for great entertaining space. A gourmet kitchen with chef quality appliances, granite countertops, lots of cabinets, and counter space and a huge pantry. Flowing right off the kitchen is a dining area and spacious living room and a beautiful stone fireplace all encompassed in walls of windows to enjoy the views. Beautiful custom tile and wood floors can be found throughout the home. The exterior of the home is a statement all its own. A nice large landscaped fenced yard with sprinkler system, three covered patios, and its own flag-pole, all surrounded by a stone retaining wall.
The ranch is also set up to accommodate all your outdoor toys with a closely located detached 7-door garage/workshop and horse stall set up on the east end with a fenced horse corral located nearby.