OWNER FINANCING This ranch is one of the few working properties left in Pleasant Valley. The home is custom and top of the line construction. The barn includes a 2 bedroom 2 bath guest house and a man cave/art studio. There is a huge hay loft and huge area to house livestock. Outside is divided into paddocks and overhangs for divisions of livestock or horses. There is tons of storage in the barn on integrally colored concrete floors. The garage area is heated and finished making it ideal for "toys" such as cars, motorcycles etc. There is also heated areas for horse stalls. The present owners used the area for birthing out Alpacas and Camels. The large lake is home to trout, wildfowl and whatever migrates in. Trophy deer visit during hunting season. It has been dredge three years ago giving it many many years of productive life. An open stream flows into the lake from the south. Views from all areas of the property. A warm water artesian well permit is available with the possibility of year round growing seasons as well as heating the residence. Home is a southwestern custom design with integrally colored Venetian hand plastered walls, stucco exterior with imbedded mesh, custom swimming pool in the south facing atrium for lots of passive solar heating. Brick floors and huge hand peeled logs and beams abound. Hand hewn window and door framing and staircase and railing. Lots of custom iron work throughout. Upscale appliances will go to the buyer if desired. As well, custom western leather furniture will go with to the buyer if desired. Custom landscaping with a running stream across the front of the home that winds its way to the tranquility of the lake. As well a beautiful cobblestone road courses down to the lower fields. Plenty of custom fencing includes pipe, horse no-climb and 4 rail on 6X6 posts keeps any type of animal contained. All steel gates go to the buyer to make it all ready for horses or any other livestock ready to move in. Irrigation water is abundant from the Dallas and Hosner Rowel ditch. The fields have been hayed and grazed and the rich grass provides plenty of nutrition. Irrigation of the entire property takes little time to produce lush green pastures. Of course the property is zoned agriculture which results in a low tax burden on the land. A small herd of alpacas and llamas is included if the buyer so desires to maintain the tax status. One of the greatest assests to this property is the proximity to great hiking trails (and all outdoor activities) which inc

  • MLS# 741617
  • Style Farm or Ranch
  • Sub-Type Resale
  • Status Active
  • Year 2006
  • Days On Site 582
Bed(s) 3
Bath(s) 5 Full
SQ Feet 3,724
Garage 2
Pool Yes
Story(s) 1 Story
Acreage 36.83
Water Front Yes
Property View Yes
Taxes 4346.56
Parking Attached
Heating InFloor Radiant,Forced Air,Fireplace,Other
Interior Features Cathedral Ceiling,Ceiling Fan(s),1361,Skylight(s),W/D Hookup
Available Amenities Electricity,Phone,Natural Gas,Cable TV,Internet
Listing Provided By:
Gary Cotton  of  Camel Real Estate
The main house is all custom built in the Northern New Mexico/Southwest style.
A winter wonderland for horses and residents as well.
Winter view of the huge barn with living quarters for both a caretaker and all of the livestock
Imagine fly fishing and catching trout just steps from your front door?
View from Log Hill overlook
What horse in the world would not love living in this area?
One more custom feature is the flowing stream past and under the front entrance.
The picture speaks for itself!
Want to stay in shape or just relax. The endless pool is the ticket.
Wow, a atrium with a swimming pool that also passively heats the home.
How about that balcony for a caretaker.
Custom copper sinks in the bathrooms.
Bactrian camels love the views!
Views, massive fireplace, custom timbers, hand plastered walls and so much more.
How about another beautiful detail?
Nothing like a romantic kiva fireplace in the bedroom. Goodbye smart phone here!
Who would not love working in this office with eagles flying by the windows?
A spacious finished area for all of your tack.
Too many extras to mention in this wonderful, homey dining area
Room for many animals in this barn.
Mountain views from every room of the well appointed main home
View from space
Main home
Plenty of south facing drylot area for horses.
Living quarters above the spacious barn.
this listing $1,950,000
$259,000 in 81432
this listing 582 on site
73 on site in 81432


State CO
County Ouray
City Ridgway
Zip Code 81432
Area Ridgway

Area Schools

Middle School Ridgway 6-8
High School Ridgway 9-12

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