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Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Western Colorado, these four equestrian properties epitomize the perfect blend of rustic charm and modern living. Each property offers a unique opportunity for horse enthusiasts to indulge in the serenity of the region while enjoying top-notch equestrian facilities. From well-appointed barns and riding arenas to meticulously designed residences, these properties cater to both the discerning rider and those seeking a tranquil retreat in the heart of Western Colorado’s breathtaking countryside. Whether you’re a seasoned horse person or simply yearning for a lifestyle that harmonizes with nature, these properties present an idyllic opportunity to make your equestrian dreams a reality in scenic Colorado.

30361 L Road | Hotchkiss, CO 81419

3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 2100 sq. ft. | 13.4 Acres | Offered at $975,000

Charming home with outstanding horse set-up! Full-size 20m x 60m (70ft x 205ft) riding arena with sand and rubber footing, fenced with sprinklers. The property also boasts an oversized two-car garage, large shop, barn, hay barn, and horse shelter. 13.4 prime acres on Rogers Mesa in Hotchkiss with irrigation water. Land also currently in 5 acres of Bartlett pears and 2.5 acres of nice pastures. Two bedrooms, but could be 3 bedrooms with 1 non-conforming bedroom/study/office, 2 baths, and another office area attached to the upstair primary suite with incredible views! Open floor plan that integrates kitchen, dining space, and living area makes this a home to enjoy everyday living, loving and laughing…together! New driveway leads to this quiet and secluded location. Expansive views in all directions of the West Elk mountains, North Rim of the Black Canyon, Uncompahgre mountain range and the Grand Mesa.

Three-stall (one oversized), high-ceiling barn with hot-water wash room, heated tack room, feed room, and fenced runs; overall size 36ft x 45ft. Gravel parking pad for trailers. Hay barn 24ft x 36ft. Dry pens with 12ft x 24ft loafing shed and water. Rock-walled vegetable garden and other area amended with years of compost. There are mature trees lining most of three property boundaries, watered with drip lines. Adjacent to 100-acre organic orchards in conservation easement, means no new neighbors in that direction.  MLS #808733

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Presented by:
Eli Sawatzky
Needlerock Mountain Realty
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31779 Lazear Road | Hotchkiss, CO 81419

3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1758 sq. ft. | 13.48 Acres | Offered at $899,000

Great little ranch property on Rogers Mesa west of Hotchkiss with a superb horse set-up, perfect for team roping.  This is probably one of the best kept and most meticulously maintained properties in the entire North Fork Valley.  Everything inside and out is immaculate!  Very nice home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  It has a good sized master suite w/ walk-in closet and 3/4 bath.  All electrical and plumbing was updated when they remodeled it.  The main house is on a Rogers Mesa Domestic Water Co. water tap and it had a new septic system installed in 2018.  The exterior is every bit as perfect as the interior.  Nice lawns in the chain-link fenced in yard area, kept lush and green with a sprinkler system that runs on the irrigation water.  

There are four separate horse pens, three with loafing sheds and one with a covered shelter.  All pens are either steel pipe or electric hot rope pens that are done right and are as safe as you can get for keeping your horses protected. There is also a larger cattle/horse pen, alley for loading livestock, and an alley for a cattle squeeze chute. The roping arena is top notch and is all steel pipe with a return alley and catch pen. The hay field/pasture is very lush and productive and in excellent condition. It is irrigated via an underground water delivery system with gated pipe.  Large hay barn with enough room to store all of your hay and probably all of your equipment too.  

There is a wood shop, a 30’x40′ shop building, a brand new heated and cooled dog kennel, and a tack shed.  This property definitely has Income potential with the dog kennel building, the shops, and the guest house, which you can rent out long term, or rent out short terms via VRBO or another method.  The Guest House is in excellent condition and is a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom 2008 mobile home with additions, and has a 10’x24′ covered deck with a ramp instead of stairs.  It has it’s own Lazear Domestic Water tap and has it’s own septic system and it’s own automatic sprinkler system.  Come take a tour – you will be impressed!  MLS #806061

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Presented by:
Myles Roberts
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1190 7745 Road | Crawford, CO 81415

5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 4490 sq. ft. | 45 Acres | Offered at $1,350,000

Check out the spectacular views surrounding this spacious, custom, ranch-style home with a stylishly-finished walk-out basement on 45± acres. Lovely barn with stalls and automatic waterers.  184′ x 93′ manicured riding arena. 20 acres of irrigated grass hay fields and six acres of irrigated pasture. This property is perfectly positioned in Western Colorado with million-dollar views. 1,000 shares of Fruitland Mesa irrigation water.  

The home features hardwood floors throughout key areas. Home boasts solid knotty pine interior doors and trim throughout.  Spacious primary bedroom with custom tile walk-in shower and an enormous walk-in closet. Lovely kitchen with pantry and large center island/bar. Solid maple cabinets throughout the main floor. Open-concept great room with large picture windows looking out at the West Elk range of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The basement features a large workshop, a studio/office/craft room, a custom tiled walk-in shower in the bathroom, a bedroom with an egress window, a den/media room, a game room/workout room, and a huge storage room with shelves installed.

There is an attractive and very well-built 40′ x 28′ barn with tack room and stalls for your horses, a 24’x 36′ metal Cleary building for equipment or hay storage, metal piped corrals with two automatic waterers. MLS #807451

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Presented by:
Liz Heidrick
Needlerock Mountain Realty
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5890 Sawmill Mesa Road | Delta, CO 81416

3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms | 2468 sq. ft. | 57 Acres | Offered at $1,299,000

Ideal Western Colorado farm & ranch with a gorgeous, custom log home offering plenty on privacy and seclusion! Built in 2008, this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home features stunning exposed logs and custom woodwork throughout, main floor master suite, chefs kitchen open to the bright dining area and vaulted great room with cozy wood burning stove! Office off the large mud room graced with built-in storage and conveniently located near the owners entrance and guest bathroom. Private master suite with Grand Mesa and livestock views, hosting a walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower. Upstairs boasts a spacious loft living space, full bathroom and two large secondary bedrooms, all with beautiful cathedral log ceilings! Covered front and back porch plus a wonderful entertainers back patio to enjoy the quiet, host guests, grill, and dine.

Sprinkler and drip systems easily maintain the large mature yard and landscaping, easing its way right up to boulders wrapping the back patio. Horse/livestock set-up with tack shed, automatic waterers, and pasture! Nearly 40 acres of high producing grass/alfalfa mix keeps the four-legged family members happy and healthy with 37.6 shares of Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association irrigation water and all the gated pipe required to continue growing! This one-owner home has been well maintained, custom crafted, and is a rare gem! Located approximately 5 minutes to the town of Delta and within an hour to national forests, riding trails, world-class fishing, and so much more!!  MLS #797034

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Presented by:
Rachel Reiher
Western Colorado Real Estate
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