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Favorite 12799 Colorado River Road Gypsum, CO 81637 | Dotsero Colo River Rd Sweetwater
Listed for $19,250,000 Sold for $19,200,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 2 Full, 6 3/4, 4 Half Baths
  • 44,300,520 +/- Sqft

  • Property Type
    Lots And Land – Farm/Ranch
  • Subdivision
  • Listing Date
  • MLS#
  • County
  • Area
    Dotsero Colo River Rd Sweetwater
  • Lot Size
    1,017.00 Acres (44,300,520 SqFt)

Property Description

Colorado River Ranch, a rare opportunity to own a premier 1,017-acre working ranch and one of the largest remaining ranches in the Vail Valley today. Located in a pristine valley, at the base of the White River National Forest, adjacent to thousands of acres of BLM land, this historical ranch is rich in western appeal offering important senior water rights dating back to 1888.  The Colorado River extends for two bucolic miles through the property making it a fly fisherman’s dream and the venue for many fly-fishing championship events. This ranch is truly unique and special being the only ranch on the Colorado River with private land on both sides of the river. Ranch consists of a new, beautiful, contemporary, luxury 6-bedroom bunkhouse with exquisite furniture and finishes; 2-story entertainment barn; horse barn with riding arena; Ranch Manager’s home. Exquisite furnishings throughout with a comfortable modern ranch appeal. Newly-constructed bunk house has stunning views of the river and surrounding mountain ridges, complete with 6 bedroom suites with en-suite bathrooms; large media area with glass encased wine cellar; expansive patio and decks overlooking the river to the west and horse arena to the east. Horse barn is fully equipped with stables; state of the art tack room; ATV storage; open concept kitchen/dining/lounge areas and upper level recreation area with large viewing deck above the arena with expansive, long-range views of the entire ranch. Entertainment “Red Barn” is surrounded by impeccable landscaping, 2 fire pits, a man-made pond and custom, cascading water features. Lots to offer, including but not limited to fishing, horseback riding, hunting, rafting, ATVing and traditional cattle ranching. All-natural Wagyu cattle and hay production property with several hundred acres of irrigated hay meadows, ponds, trails and the river. Easily accessible with just a 25-minute drive to the Eagle Jet Center and 50 minutes to Vail.

-1,017-acre working ranch
-Senior water rights
-Located on a private 2 mile stretch of the Colorado River
-25 mins from the Vail Valley Jet Center
-50 miles from Vail-70 Miles from Aspen
- State of the art technology
-Luxury new construction
-Main Residence: 5,832 Sq.Ft.
-Only ranch on the Colorado River that has land on both sides of the river
-World class fly-fishing and hunting
-Surrounded by BLM land-Conservation easement


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