Acreage : 86
Address : 4850 KUIPER LN Mesa, CO 81643
Lone Buck Ranch is the perfect relaxation, recreation and entertainment property for the money in Mesa County! This is an unbelievable value for the quality of this home and its location! It would be impossible to replicate a 5600 sq ft. custom home like this with graded road, utilities, drilled well, septic system, landscaping, fencing, corrals and horse barn for under $200 per square foot. This ranch is located on 86 gorgeous acres in a remote yet year-round accessible mountain setting. The custom Prairie style ranch home will provide your family and guests ample space to immediately enjoy all the outdoor recreation opportunities this area affords. This property is minutes from Powderhorn Ski Area and the Grand Mesa National Forest!
RECREATION ACTIVITIES: Hunt elk, mule deer, bear, or turkey just outside your front or back door! Grab the shotguns and shoot trap from your back yard or saddle up your horses and ride the fence lines, roads, or explore and cut new trails within the property bounds. Ride your ATVS through existing trails that have been carved out of the tall oaks, cottonwoods, and aspens and marvel for hours at unbelievable 360-degree views of the Grand Mesa National Forest, Powder Horn Ski Area and the Mesa Valley. Your family and friends will enjoy camping out under the stars or just day dreaming, while playing and enjoying the refreshing sights and sounds of Mesa Creek while surrounded by beautiful cottonwoods on the deck outside your private Tee Pee. End your days entertaining guests from your upper deck, relaxing in the hot tub outside your walk out or enjoy the night skyline with a bon fire from your front yard fire pit!
HUNTING DETAILS: Elk, mule deer, wandering moose, black bears, mountain lions, coyotes, Merriam turkeys and small game pass through and around the property year-round, providing excellent opportunities for photography or potential fall harvest. Located in Colorado Parks and Wildlife game unit 41, provides Over the Counter Antlerless & Either Sex Elk Archery and Over the Counter Antlered Elk Rifle 2nd & 3rd Season. Muzzleloader hunters have the potential opportunity to draw a bull tag with zero preference points. Unit 41 is a B unit offering the avid elk hunter an opportunity to harvest an additional cow elk during the season. Mesa County is well known for its trophy mule deer as well and over 47 typical mule deer, harvested in Mesa County, have ended up in Boone and Crockett! Drawing an Either Sex Mule Deer Archery tag, Muzzleloader tag, and Rifle tags are possibilities with zero preference points for resident and nonresident hunters!
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES: Located next to the Grand Mesa National Forest you can discover the natural beauty of over 300 lakes and numerous streams for spin or fly fishing on the largest flat top mountain in the world. During the winter months, you can enjoy snowmobiling the Mesa or snowshoeing, sledding or cross country and downhill skiing within minutes of the ranch at Powder Horn. Take a ride on Powder Horns chair lift in the fall and be amazed at the aspens gorgeous change in colors. Vega Reservoir is just 45 minutes away for additional boating and fishing. Grand Junction is 35 minutes away providing a regional airport, hotels, restaurants, shopping venues, wineries, and two major medical facilities.
CUSTOM HOME DETAILS: Entrance to the ranch is through a solar controlled custom steel gate that leads you to a circular driveway of evergreens, aspens with a fire pit. The main entrance has an outside seating area with a fire place. Beautiful double view doors and custom interior double wood doors open to a warmly lit entry leading to a cozy den or open family room both connected by a double gas fireplace. This home has a two-car garage, large mud room/shop area with sink. The kitchen opens to the dining room and open family room for ease in entertaining. The kitchen appliances are newer stainless steel. The center island has a gas cook-top and two double ovens are mounted on the wall. A large refrigerator and dishwasher complete the kitchen while an empty space is available to install an 18 ice maker, wine cooler or trash compactor of your choice. The family room opens to the outside upper deck providing guests spectacular views of the Mesa valley. The main floor has a large master suite and master bath of 2 sinks with large walk in shower. Two additional guest bedrooms, bathroom and separate laundry/craft room also share the main floor.
The lower level opens to a game room and spare area currently setup as another sleeping area and could be converted to more entertaining area with a bar table or converted to a bar/kitchen area. The bunk room sleeps 6 and has a large closet with a Jack n Jill bathroom shared with the game room and alternate bedroom. Another informal living room sports a fireplace where guests can warm up after winter sports or hot tubing outside on the lower patio. A large wine cellar is also located in the downstairs and, for the hunter, could be modified into a game/meat cooler! The mechanical room is located in a separate room with a NEW 2016 heating unit and provides more storage for toys and gear. For additional visual information on home interior, please view the Virtual Tour, located under HELPFUL LINKS. This home is custom decorated and may be sold with furniture for an additional negotiable price.
HORSE SET UP: The 38 x 36 metal barn has cement floors with 3 stalls, outside paddocks/catch pens, a tack/saddle room and a feed/grain, supply area that could be used as an additional stall. An outside water spigot provides water for the barn. The fenced pasture (4 +/- ac.) has a seasonal ditch that runs through it and all extra fencing is included in sale as well as a large cut and dry wood pile.
Listed at $850,000 this excellent value will not last long! For a private viewing or more details please contact Mike Lewis (970)712-1404.