Montrose CO mountain grazing & hunting land

Property Name: 
Uncompaghre 440 acres
Property Status: 
Listed
Asking Price: 
879,000
colorado mountain grazing land west of Montrose for cattle and sheep
Good water resources on this Colorado grazing land with deer hunting
This mountain land can support 45-50 pairs of cattle over the summer
Mule deer buck harvested from Colorado land for sale near Montrose
Property for sale is on the Uncompaghre Plateau in GMU 62
terrain is gently rolling with excellent mule deer habitat
6 ponds on the property, 3 of which stay full year-round and are stocked with trout
Colorado hunting land for sale west of Montrose CO
View of the Uncompaghre Plateau in Colorado GMU 62 hunting land for sale

Montrose Colorado GMU 62 grazing and hunting land for sale on Uncompaghre Plateau 

The Uncompaghre Plateau is one of Colorado’s best mountain retreats for recreation, hunting, cattle grazing, and snowmobiling. This property is 440 acres of productive grazing and hunting land with 6 ponds, several springs, and a simple cabin on the lower reaches of the Uncompaghre Plateau, just a few miles from Highway 90. Access is via an easement through private property to the ranch gate.

mountain land with new fencing, improved ponds, and excellent mountain grazing 

One of the biggest challenges for Western Colorado ranchers is to find good summer cattle grazing so that the home place can grow a good stand of hay for the winter months. This property is an excellent choice. The property is rectangular in configuration, and has been split into two large pastures for grazing rotation—200 acres and 240 acres. The fencelines have been cleared and all the fencing has been newly replaced and rebuilt with 4-strand barbed-wire fence. The property has excellent terrain for grazing both cattle and sheep. The current owners have leased the property for sheep in the spring, then rotating to cattle during the summer months, with a capacity of 40 cow/calf pairs until September, then bringing sheep in again during the late fall.

GMU 62 hunting land for sale has good livestock water, ponds, and springs on mountain grazing land 

It’s difficult to graze livestock without good water, and this parcel is blessed with several springs. The property owner has rebuilt several ponds on the property to the point that some of the largest ponds will hold trout year-round. The springs rights have not been filed on, but since the springs originate on the property, it should be easy to establish a water right. The property also has a rudimentary cabin on it—sufficient shelter to get out of the weather and store tools and other essentials.

Uncompaghre Plateau hunting land for sale excellent mule deer, bear, and elk hunting in Colorado GMU 62 

This property is in the heart of some of Colorado’s finest big game hunting. The land is home to a resident herd of 40-50 mule deer, including several trophy-class bucks. Elk routinely visit the property, though the owner is not warranting that it is a dependable elk hunting destination because of its relatively small size, compared to an elk herd’s wide-ranging travels. Bear are also present, as well as the typical species of grouse, small game, and predators. Because of the size of the acreage, the property can be enrolled in the Colorado Parks & Wildlife landowner license program for deer and elk tags, which should yield at least a couple of tags a year in this area.

property listed by Colorado ranch broker Gary Hubbell 

This property is listed by Colorado ranch broker Gary Hubbell, a former hunting guide, wilderness outfitter and fly-fishing guide. Gary is based in Hotchkiss, Colorado, but works the whole state helping buyers and sellers connect on ranches, hunting land, orchards & vineyards, outfitting businesses, and even luxury ski homes.

 

 

 

 

Property Type: 
GMU 62 trophy mule deer property
Location: 
Mountain land off Highway 90, Montrose
Climate Zone: 
Transitional--7,000-8,500 feet. Oak brush, meadows, pinyon-juniper.
Property Acres: 
440
Water Rights: 
springs and ponds
 
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