Located between Laramie, Wyoming and Fort Collins, Colorado, 65 Antelope Springs Road offers a rare and distinct ownership opportunity in the Fish Creek Ranch Preserve, one of Wyoming's beautiful mountain ranches. Developed with the vision to preserve the western lifestyle for future generations, the ranch encompasses 4,242 acres with fourteen 35 acre “Homesteads”. The remaining 3,752 acres have been set aside as a private game preserve for all the owners to enjoy. The timber covered hillsides, lush bottoms and open prairie provide an ideal habitat for a variety of wildlife that call the ranch home including Mule Deer, Antelope, Bear, Grouse, Beaver, Moose and large Elk herds. There are five large ponds on the property that are fed by Fish Creek, providing excellent fishing opportunities for Brookies with the largest stocked with Brown and Rainbow Trout.
The subject property is located on Homestead 8 on the southern end of the ranch and enjoys an uninterrupted view of Diamond Peak and numerous other mountains to the south in Colorado. Set along the top of a ridge that runs through the property, is a beautiful log home that is situated in a way to capture these breath taking views to the south as well as the rolling plains to the east. Comprised of approximately 5,235 ft2, this magnificent 12 inch, open beam log construction consists of 3,875 ft2 heated living area, 800 ft2 unheated storage area and an attached 2 car garage. Featuring vaulted ceilings, picture windows and a comfortable layout, this impressive home also enjoys end of the road privacy.
The living area is made up of 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a large living room and dining room area, an office with a sitting area and a gourmet kitchen. The well appointed kitchen is highlighted by hand crafted black walnut counter tops, two sinks and a butler's pantry. Each bedroom is complimented by its own bathroom and the master bedroom features its own fireplace and a double sink as well as his and her toilets. From the living room, one's gaze goes back and forth between the picture windows looking at Diamond Peak and the massive rock fireplace. For those looking to enjoy time sitting outside watching the wildlife and taking in the views, there are multiple decks that are accessed from the living room, dining room, master bedroom, an upstairs bedroom and an upstairs sitting room. This impressive home is being offered furnished so that a buyer can begin to enjoy the property immediately.
The Fish Creek Ranch Preserve enjoys year round access and is an easy 2 hour commute from Denver. Bordering the ranch to the south are thousands of acres of the Roosevelt National Forest that the ranch has a private gate to access. Owners in the ranch benefit from having a full-time resident Ranch Manager who is responsible for maintaining the ranch, caring for the horses, road maintenance, trail grooming, and security of the private residences as well as the commonly owned preserve. During the summer months, the ranch has horses available for the owners and guests to ride on the countless trails throughout the ranch.
A private setting with expansive mountain vistas, stocked fishing ponds and abundant wildlife, have made the ranch one of the most relaxing and enjoyably ownership opportunities for the outdoorsman that you can find. By purchasing one of the homesteads in the Fish Creek Ranch Preserve, owners receive a 1/14 undivided ownership interest in the shared amenities on the ranch which include the ranch manager's home, barn, equipment and acreage. In addition to this offering, Homestead 7, which is just down the ridge and almost abuts this property, is also available for purchase. To arrange a time to view this spectacular private retreat call James Land Company today.