Micanite Ranch

Micanite Ranch

Fremont County Colorado
Micanite Ranch
ID: 41323
Status: New Listing
Price: $1,950,000
Acres: 357±
Price Per Acre: $5,462
Address: 592 Glitter Gulch Ct
City, State: Canon City, Colorado
County: Fremont County
ZIP Code: 81212
Presented By: Jeff Masterson
Dwelling Sq Ft: 1,650
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2

Property Description

Discover the ultimate outdoorsman's homestead at Micanite Ranch, where history and modern efficiency intertwine while delivering the optimum hunting and outdoor experience. The 357-acre 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 is home to an abundance of wildlife including Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope, Big Horn Sheep, Turkey, and even Whitetails, and borders vast amounts of BLM land.  With a variety of licenses available (including eligibility for the Landowner Preference Program and over-the-counter (OTC) licenses) your hunting adventures will reach new heights of opportunity. The recently built off-grid 2 bed / 2 bath home and adjacent bunkhouse pays tribute to the area's mining past, featuring exquisite vintage details alongside contemporary amenities. Two newly constructed remote dry cabins stand ready to accommodate guests ensuring unforgettable hunting and camping experiences. 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, Micanite Ranch offers the perfect blend of mountain living and outdoor recreation in the heart of Colorado.


  • 357+/- deeded acres
  • 1,600 sf  2 bed, 2 bath home
  • 1 bed, 1/2 bath Bunkhouse
  • 2 remote dry cabins
  • Historic mining town
  • Diverse landscape; meadows, cliffs, drainages, water, timber, etc.
  • 2 water wells, springs, ponds, 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: Deer, Antelope
  • Private access to 1,000's acres of BLM
  • 2 remote hunting cabins on property
  • Ducks frequent ponds of the ranch


  • Main Home 

    • 1,600 SF - 2 Bed/2 Bath
    • 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
    • Modern finishes
    • Old western theme
    • 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
    • 1,600 sf (2 bed / 2 bath)
    • Blend of old-western and modern designs
    • Off-Grid 
    • Situated on former site of the Micanite Hotel
    • Kitchen 
    • Living Room 

  • Bunkhouse 

    • 1 bed/.5 Bath
    • Old western bar and Gathering Area
    • Cookstove
    • Soapstone wood-burning sotve
    • Bedroom - Accommodates king size bed
    • Bathroom - Lavabo style sink from France & composting toilet
    • Original Post Office, Stagecoach Office, & School House
    • 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
    • Main area  
    • Adjacent Area


  • 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
  • Seclusion nurturing thriving wildlife population
  • Coveted 350+ acre BLM lease supporting 34 AUM
  • 2 remote cabins for hunting or camping
  • 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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