Crowley Ranch (Sold as whole or as 4 parcels)
The Crowley Ranch is composed of 1091 total acres. The property can be sold as one or as 4 individual parcels. 160 ac & 296 ac @ $1500 per acre, 315 ac & 320 @ $1300 per acre. The properties are situated in Dove Creek and is some of the best Agriculture ground and habitat around Dove Creek. The workings of the Ranch has been meticulously maintained to produce the best organic fields around. With splendid mountain views in all four compass directions, this sleepy town derives its name from the wild doves inhabiting local waterways. These days, abundant yields from local farms make Dove Creek better known as one of the pinto bean capitals of the world. With the agriculture ground and the plenty of cover Dove Creek hold tons of game.
Its pretty rare that you can suffice your sporting needs and also pencil out in the agriculture basis but this place does both. The area is world renown for the "agricultural jewel " pinto beans" with the rich soils, and the 300 sunny days a year make for the perfect combination to grow great crops and Monster Muleys. This ground, in particular, is one of the best made up Ranches in the area with the attention to detail on every aspect of the crop.
From big game like elk and deer to small game like dove and pheasant, there is a wealth of prime hunting opportunities in Dove Creek. As if the stunning natural scenery weren't enough, the hunting landscape makes this a destination and paradise for the sportsman. All the Ag fields make for such an attractant for the game animals and provide the nutrients to grow those magnificent animals. On the property there are mostly big open Ag fields with little pockets to hold the game during the day time, you can't take a step without seeing fresh elk or deer sign throughout the property. The owner has a big pond on the property to keep the animals hanging around through the seasons. It also has been managed for several years only harvesting mature animals to preserve it for years to come. Unit 711 offers over the counter elk tags and since this property is over 160 acres you can qualify for landowner tags.
Throughout Dolores and Montezuma county there is some phenomenal trout fishing, the Dolores River is a major attractant as it holds rainbows and huge brown trout. Narraguinnep Reservoir is a short drive from the property and makes for a great getaway after your morning hunt, there are countless high lakes and reservoirs within a short distance for you to satisfy the angler in you.
This 1096 acre would make a great cabin site or home site with year round access and power running right through the property. For all your amenities you can be in Cortez within 30 miles which has grocery stores, a hospital and Dove Creek is about 5 miles away. If you're in the market for an affordable hunting haven where you can take monster mulies and good bulls yearly then this is the place for you. Call Keith Stephens at St James Sporting Properties for more info 970-975-0725.