Glitter Gulch Homestead

Glitter Gulch Homestead

Fremont County Colorado
Glitter Gulch Homestead
ID: 44602
Status: Available
Price: $1,250,000
Acres: 161.33±
Price Per Acre: $7,748
Address: 592 Glitter Gulch Ct
City, State: Canon City, Colorado
County: Fremont County
ZIP Code: 81212
Presented By: Jeff Masterson
Dwelling Sq Ft: 1,600
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2

Property Description

Discover the ultimate Outdoorsman's property at Glitter Gulch Homestead, where history and modern efficiency intertwine while delivering optimum hunting and outdoor experience. This 161 +/- ranch is home to some of the most diverse terrain that Colorado has to offer which presents endless opportunities for hunting, horseback riding, ATVing, and mountain exploration. The surrounding landscape offers a diverse array of natural wonders, from open meadows and dramatic cliffs to rolling hills and picturesque creeks and several old historic mines. Water is abundant here, with year-round springs, ponds, and a meandering creek system that supports a thriving ecosystem for wildlife and livestock. The ranch's vast BLM lands that surround nearly the entirety of the property ensure seclusion and an abundance of wildlife, making it a hunter's paradise. Immerse yourself in the remarkable hunting opportunities for Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope, Big Horn Sheep, Turkey, and even Whitetails. With a variety of licenses available, including landowner eligibility for Mule Deer, and over-the-counter licenses for Elk, your hunting adventures will reach new heights of opportunity. The recently built off-grid two-bedroom, two-bathroom home and adjacent bunkhouse pays tribute to the area's mining past, featuring exquisite vintage details alongside contemporary amenities. The ranches current use as a very well managed livestock and equestrian operation has incorporated its historic structures, repurposed as stalls, corrals, and barns, that coexist with newly constructed facilities, providing a haven for your four-legged companions. Conveniently located near Canon City and Colorado Springs, you'll have easy access to modern amenities and attractions. Indulge in world-class fishing on the nearby Arkansas River and Dream Stream or hit the slopes at Breckenridge or Monarch Mountain. Whether you seek adventure, tranquility, or a combination of both, Glitter Gulch Homestead offers the perfect blend of mountain living and outdoor recreation in the heart of Colorado. [*For those seeking more acreage, the complete property listing, Micanite Ranch adds another 195± acres for a total of 357± acres.]


  • 161± deeded acres
  • 1,600± sf  2 bed / 2 bath home
  • 1 bed, 0.5 bath bunkhouse
  • Historic mining town
  • Diverse landscape; meadows, cliffs, drainages, water, timber, etc.
  • 2 water wells, springs, creeks
  • Multiple horse barns, stalls, corrals
  • Private and secluded location
  • Easily accessible
  • Mountain views
  • Well managed and fenced pastures
  • 60 miles from Colorado Springs, CO
  • 70 miles from Breckenridge, CO


  • GMU: 581
  • Big Game Species: Elk, Mule Deer, Black Bear Antelope, Big Horn Sheep, Turkey, Mountain Lion, Whitetail Deer
  • Small Game Species: Coyote, Quail, Rabbit, Bobcat, Squirrel, etc.
  • OTC Elk Archery, 2nd & 3rd Rifle; OTC Whitetail Rifle; OTC Turkey
  • High success for drawing Mule Deer & Bear tags
  • Landowner Preference Program license eligibility: Mule Deer, Antelope
  • Private access to 1,000's acres of BLM


  • Main Home  

    • 1,600± sf - 2 Bed/2 Bath
    • Old western theme with modern finishes
    • Solar Power - large arrangement, new battery tank (2021)
    • Water well (drilled in 2021)
    • Propane - 1,000 gallon tank supports water heater, additional heating
    • Wood stove
    • Spanish reproduction 1880's porcelain tile
    • Hergorn wood burning cookstove - imported from Spain
    • Butcher block countertops
    • Black granite composite farmhouse sink
    • Kerosene hanging kitchen light (from TV series, Hell on Wheels)
    • Exposed wood beams
    • Soapstone wood burning stove
    • Old western theme with modern finishes
    • Clawfoot tub/shower
    • Custom built double basin wash sink
    • Back Porch -South facing serving as a solarium for garden
    • Front Porch - roof overhang and seating area
    • Situated on former site of the Micanite Hotel

  • Bunkhouse 

    • 1 bed / 0.5 Bath
    • Original post office, stagecoach office, and school house
    • Old western bar and gathering area
    • Cookstove
    • Soapstone wood-burning stove
    • Bedroom - accommodates king size bed
    • Bathroom - lavabo style sink from France & composting toilet
    • Contains some original elements with new features

  • Detached Garage  

    • 320± sf 
    • Insulated and heated
    • Vehicle, ATV, or equipment storage
    • Lean-too attached
    • Equestrian & Livestock Setup  
    • Original 1800's small barn
    • Newly constructed tack room and 2-stall barn

  • Chicken coop
  • 4,500± sf corral
  • Supported by spring fed cistern, overflow pond, nearby creek
  • Additional barn, stalls, and corral
  • Wildhorse approved
  • Access to valley floor pastures and creek bed


  • Diverse landscape 
  • Open grassy meadows
  • Rocky cliffs
  • Deep drainages
  • Rolling hillsides adorned with Pinon, Juniper, Oak Brush
  • Lush creek bottoms lined with Cottonwoods and Willows
  • Dense timber areas
  • Marshy areas
  • Abundance of water 
  • Numerous springs, some flowing year-round
  • Perennial and seasonal ponds
  • Creek systems
  • Surrounded by BLM lands 
  • Mostly restricted, requiring passage through the ranch
  • Good wildlife populations
  • Coveted 350± acre BLM lease supporting 34 AUM
  • Several old historic mine sites
  • ATV trails
  • Equestrian trails
  • Several drainage systems
  • Very private
  • Mountain views
  • Fertile Soil
  • Elevation changes


  • Fishing Nearby:  

    • "Dream Stream" (trophy caliber trout) - 22 miles
    • Spinney & 11 Mile Reservoirs (trophy caliber trout and Northern Pike) - 20 miles
    • Arkansas River - 20 miles

  • Equestrian  

    • Trails throughout property
    • Access to 1,000's acres of BLM lands

  • ATV/Off-roading 

    • Trails throughout property
    • Access to many BLM trails

  • Skiing nearby  

    • Breckenridge
    • Monarch Mountain


  • Colorado Springs, CO: 60 miles (big city amenities and attractions)
  • Colorado Springs Airport: 75 miles
  • Cripple Creek: 35 miles (historic gambling town)
  • Royal Gorge: 25 miles (amusement and adventure park)
  • Denver, CO: 130 miles (big city amenities and attractions)
  • Canon City, CO: 25 miles (small city amenities and attractions)
  • Breckenridge: 70 miles (luxury ski resort town)
  • Monarch Mountain: 85 miles (small ski resort)

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