Acreage : 75.9
Address : TBD County Road M.5 Chama, CO 81152
Are you seeking seclusion, privacy, and solidarity all in the comfort of your own property? Welcome to Ponderosa Ranch! This 75.9-acre (+/-) Costilla County lot has easy access to a paved County Road, M.5. If you're craving the remoteness and accessibility then this is your ranch! Ponderosa Ranch is located about 10 minutes from Chama. This property is dense with cover, some timber, and its location starts at the base of rolling mountains. There is an abundant amount of vegetation which allows for a wide variety of wildlife to call this area home, including, elk, mule deer, mountain lions, black bear, bobcat, coyotes, and other small game. Conveniently, this ranch is located in very close proximity to two world-renowned hunting ranches; Taylor Ranch and Trinchera Ranch. When the hunting pressure becomes too much on these other ranches, the locals have often found that the game will move to these neighboring ranches for less pressure and more cover!
Location: Located in South-central Colorado. Ponderosa Ranch is very close to Chama and Alamosa. A short drive to Blanca as well as Fort Garland, and San Luis. Only forty five minutes to Alamosa!
Topography: Estimated elevations range from 7,900-8,000 ft. This diverse country includes rolling hills, small valleys, and beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, Culebra Peak, New Mexico Reservoirs.
Vegetation: Pinon pine, ponderosa, juniper, oak brush, and sage.
Hunting: Ponderosa Ranch is located in GMU 83. There are several hunting opportunities for this ranch as well as this unit! In GMU 83, antlered elk licenses are over-the-counter for second and third season rifle, as well as either sex archery! Black bear licenses are also over-the-counter, which is private land only with caps. Mule deer licenses are part of the limited draw process as well. Pronghorn licenses are private land. There is truly an abundant amount of possibilities to hunt this unit! Fill your pocket with tags this year!
Recreation: Ponderosa Ranch offers a vast amount of activities, including hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing! Anglers will find a variety of reservoirs very close to the ranch, including Eastdale Reservoir, Smith Reservoir, Mountain Home Reservoir, and Sanchez Reservoir. Species of fish include northern pike, carp, catfish, walleye, and perch at the Sanchez Stabilizing Reservoir which is very close to Ponderosa Ranch! Sanchez Reservoir caters to almost every kind of fishing; whether you're baitcasting, fly fishing or spinning, your chances of getting a good afternoon arm workout are high! The closest airport is San Luis Valley Regional Airport. Ponderosa Ranch is less than an hour drive from the Great Sand Dunes National Park.
Improvements: Electricity at the road and access from County Road M.5.
If you are looking for an exceptional ranch at a great price please give us a call to schedule your private tour!