7582 CR 501 Bayfield CO Real Estate

Two homes bordering 758 acres of BLM, then State Land, and then thousands of acres of National Forest, this property offers 41+ acres (mostly fenced), loads of tall pine trees, green pasture, views, and daily wildlife crossings! This property just north of Bayfield offers plenty of space, privacy, and a welcome opportunity to make this a sweet ranchette. The main home, built in 1939, is quaint and clean, has great character and charm. Three bedrooms in the main home, heated by a wood burning stove, a newer kitchen with stainless steel appliances, newer bathroom, and very clean. Outside the main home is a great little deck for outdoor entertaining, a root cellar and a nice yard area with green, lush grass and lots of flower bulbs and gardens. The second home on the property is a 2015 two-bedroom doublewide, offering fantastic space and barely lived in and feels new. Large kitchen with new appliances, plenty of cabinet space, two small decks, two spacious bathrooms, and a comfortable living room with a wood burning stove to keep it warm. The property offers outbuildings, tack rooms, storage rooms, woodworking rooms, stalls, a large metal 25x20 barn with concrete floors, and plenty of space for animals to roam. Even though there aren't any irrigation rights, an irrigation ditch meanders through the property and there's even a sweet rock pathway to an old spot where a third home used to reside. Hike into the BLM, ride your horses for hours, simply sit and enjoy the views, this home is located in a convenient location so close to Durango and Bayfield. Prior owners ran an outfitting business out of this property for 17 years, a taxidermy business, and a gunsmithing business, and raising of mules! This property offers plenty of opportunity for 4-H animals, grazing, or just a quiet place to enjoy the peace. According to the previous sellers, big game hunting is excellent and is easily accessed. The lumber has been harvested and thinned twice and there is a logging road to the top corner. An abundance of wildlife roams the property and at any given day you may see squirrels, chipmunks, turkey's, grouse, fox, bear, deer or elk.