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Type or UseAgriculture
With spectacular views of the La Plata Mountain range to the northeast and Mesa Verde and the Sleeping Ute Mountain to the south, this high production hay ranch lies in a beautiful open setting. A two-story home full of natural light and 198.3 acres of beautiful meadows with 360 degree views; 5 separate parcels of high quality alfalfa/grass mix. Average production revenue between $70,000-and-$120,000 per year
With spectacular views of the La Plata Mountain range to the northeast and Mesa Verde and the Sleeping Ute Mountain to the south, this high production hay ranch lies in a beautiful open setting. The ranch is at an elevation 6,700 ft. above sea level, surrounded by 360 degrees of scenic mountain views and over 300 days of sunshine each year. Comfortable summer temperatures reach the upper 80’s, while the autumn days are clear, cool and full of vibrant foliage colors. The crisp and sunny winter days often feature abundant, light powdery snow. Lewis, Colorado is approximately 11.5 miles to Cortez, which sits at the base of Mesa Verde National Park, and as a small rural town, offers basic services to the surrounding community. Lewis is approximately 27 miles from Mancos and the charming town of Durango is located 50 miles to the west. It has many big city conveniences, including a state-of-the-art new hospital, many fine restaurants, hotels, shopping, a four-year college, and numerous cultural activities. The four-corners area provides endless activities for the outdoor sports enthusiast. The Montezuma County area, which includes Mancos, Cortez and Dolores, has a population of approximately 30,000 and is the most southwestern of the 64 counties in the state of Colorado. Mesa Verde National Park, Canyon of the Ancients National Monument, Yucca House National Monument, and Hovenweep National Monument preserve hundreds of ancient American Indian structures, including the famous cliff dwellings, found in the county. Roughly 1/3 of the county is tribal land, 1/3 is federal land (administered by the National Park Service, the United States Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management), and 1/3 is private or state/county land. The La Plata County area, including Durango and Bayfield has a population of 45,000. La Plata County Airport runs daily commercial air service to Denver, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City and Phoenix, with seasonal service to Houston and Dallas, and includes facilities for full service general aviation. Also, Cortez has an airport with commercial services to Denver. The property is approximately 60 miles from Telluride, 150 miles from Grand Junction, 200 miles from Albuquerque and 339 miles from Phoenix.