Cat Creek Ranch is one of the larger working ranches in SW Colorado. Like most older ranches, it was home for sheep until replaced by cattle in the later years. Cat Creek Ranch has been range for horses for about the last 25 years. Indian Summer Outfitters has used the ranch to pasture their remuda in addition to providing guided hunts for clients. A new owner will likely find the tenants agreeable to continuing the arrangement if you desired. The topography varies from about 7200 to 8400 ft elevation, a very Colorado Ranch. Multiple meadows lie between rolling hills and ridges covered with Gambrel Oak, Ponderosa Pine, Spruce, pinion and cedar trees. The 8400 ft bluffs on the western side even has a small aspen grove tucked in the spruce trees there. The present owner restored some existing ponds and added a few more which along with a couple of long known springs have provided water for horses and wildlife. No matter if you are an avid hunter or someone who simply enjoys having all types of game and wildlife sharing your space, it's there for you. Game cameras are kept busy here allowing you to see almost every animal known to SW Colorado taking to the game trails. Elk, deer, turkey, bob cat, bears, and an occasional cougar or eagle can all be found here. Aside from the numerous animal species found on the ranch, your other neighbors are Southern Ute Indian and a large private ranch to the South. Private and Southern Ute land comprises the CCR's Eastern neighbors. A large ranch held in Conservation Easement is the entire Northern boundary and beyond the huge bluffs looking West, all National Forest land. While on the ranch's hill tops and ridges just enjoying its huge views will take considerable and well spent time. The full Eastern San Juan Mountain range is in view all the way to New Mexico. The Northern San Juans and Weiminuche mountain peaks are in full display as well as dramatic views of Chimney Rock National Monument with the LaPlata Mountains as background. This ranch was previously offered for $3,364,750, at $2150 per acre which is a great price for this kind of ranch anywhere in SW Colorado. The owner is serious about selling and just made a huge price cut. Taking a price reduction of $414,750 just dropped the price per acre down to $1885, here's the opportunity to buy the Cat Creek Ranch today for $2,950,000. Do your homework and make your own comps but if you're interested in making a great deal on a Colorado ranch, here it is. Done for you.
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