Illinois Gulch Ranch

Illinois Gulch Ranch

Gunnison County Colorado
Illinois Gulch Ranch
ID: 9685
Status: Sold
Sold Price: $1,325,000
Acres: 160±
Price Per Acre: $8,281
Address: 8011 County Rd 76
City, State: Ohio City, Colorado
County: Gunnison County
ZIP Code: 81237
Presented By: Blayne St. James
Dwelling Sq Ft: 1,932
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5

Property Description

Rare find in Gunnison county! This 160-acre parcel has year-round access, adjoins vast amounts of public lands, water rights from 5 springs, a residence, shop with caretakers unit, and a ton of wildlife! Gunnison County is known for World-class mule deer, snow skiing at Crested Butte Mt. Resort, Western State University, and excellent fishing in both the Blue Mesa Reservoir as well as the many live water streams and rivers. This property is turn-key and move-in ready. You'll be hard-pressed to find a similar property anywhere!


  • Lush Meadows
  • Small Pond with water rights to irrigate up to 10 acres
  • Aspen trees and dark timber scattered throughout the ranch
  • Views up the valley towards Fossil Ridge Wilderness
  • Elevation 8,600 - 9,300 ft
  • Historic Gravesite
  • Adjoins National Forest (private gate on the N. end)


  • Year-round access
  • Maintained paved road to within 950 ft of property
  • Gated Access


  • Main home is a 3 bed / 2.5 bath home 1,932 sq ft
  • Large 800 sq ft shop
  • 800 sq ft caretakers apartment above the shop
  • Electric, 15 GPM domestic well, and septic installed



  • GMU 55
  • World-class mule deer
  • Historically qualifies for Land Owner Vouchers
  • Elk is draw only for Archery, Muzzleloader, 1st Rifle and 4th Rifle (no L.O. tags)
  • Over-the-counter elk tags for 2nd and 3rd rifle season
  • See trail-cam photos!


  • Bighorn Sheep
  • Elk
  • Bear
  • Mule Deer
  • Grouse


  • Fishing opportunities are abundant.
  • Blue Mesa Reservoir and Taylor Lake offer fishing for lake trout, salmon and pike (just to name a few species)
  • Several alpine lakes behind the house loaded with cutthroat trout.
  • Numerous small streams on the adjacent N.F. for brook trout
  • Larger trout species in the Gunnison River and Taylor River


  • Endless hiking (almost 80% of Gunnison County is federally owned)
  • Miles of ATV and UTV trails (ride all the way to Aspen or Crested Butte!)
  • Camping and horseback riding
  • Mountain biking at Hartman's Rocks, CB Mt. Resort and N.F. trails


  • 30 minutes from Gunnison (regional airport)
  • 1 hour from the ski resorts of Crested Butte and Monarch Mountain
  • 3 hrs from CO Springs
  • 3.5 hrs from Denver

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