Cherry Creek Ranch

$4,500,000 713 Acres Mancos , Colorado La Plata County

Ranch Property Brief

Cherry Creek Ranch lies along the banks of Cherry Creek just to the southeast of Mancos, Colorado encompassing approximately 713 +/- deeded acres and 488 +/- acres of State Lease. Cherry Creek flows through the ranch for approximately 1.5 miles and the ranch has water rights for irrigation as well as recreational enhancement. The ranch is benefitted from extensive investment in a road system that provides easy access to some of the best hunting on the ranch.


The ranch is located about 13 miles from Mancos, Colorado off County Road 105.

Durango, Colorado – 20 minutes
Purgatory Ski Resort – 1 hour
Mesa Verde National Park – 25 minutes


Access to the ranch is provided by well-maintained county road and is just a few miles south of Highway 160.


The ranch benefits from Cherry Creek flowing through the ranch as well as multiple water guzzlers installed for wildlife and livestock. A spring-fed pond also provides water and recreation.


The ranch is modestly improved with a nice well-built 2,200 +/- square foot, 3 bedroom and 3 bath barndominium with a large shop and office on the ground floor and living quarters upstairs. For the four-legged family members, the ranch has a 6 stall barn with a hayloft and arena.


Cherry Creek Ranch offers exceptional hunting opportunities for elk, bear, deer, mountain lion, and turkeys. The owners have meticulously set up the ranch to offer excellent hunting using the terrain, hunting blinds, and habitat. Many areas of the ranch have been improved by clearing oak brush and planting alfalfa and mountain brome. The ranch lies in GMU 741 and offers over-the-counter bull licenses for 2nd and 3rd rifle seasons. The ranch also qualifies for Colorado’s LPP license program.

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This property is offered by John Hayter Inc, DBA Ranch Marketers. All information provided by Ranch Marketers or their sales representatives in connection with this property was acquired from sources deemed reliable and is believed to be accurate and reliable, however, we do not warrant its accuracy or completeness. Ranch Marketers recommends that every item of importance to the purchaser (i.e. water laws, mineral laws, zoning, land use regulations, state, federal and private permits) be independently verified by the purchaser and/or purchaser’s attorney.

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Property Summary

TOTAL ACRES: 1,201 +/-

DEEDED- 713 +/-

LEASE - 488

COUNTY: Montezuma County

ZONING: Agricultural

ELEVATION: 7,200-8,200 ft

TOPOGRAPHY: Valley creek bottom, steep mountains and flattops.

VEGETATION: Cottonwoods, pasture grasses and legumes, alfalfa and mountain brome


HOME: 2,200 +/- SqFt
2,200 +/- sqft

6 Stall Equestrian Barn
Riding Arena

Ranches for Sale Mancos, Colorado

Mancos, Colorado known as the gateway to Mesa Verde is a quaint farming and ranching community. The Mancos Valley and the numerous surrounding valleys are home to various types of farms and ranches including hay farms, cattle ranches and fruit orchards. More recently the area has also become popular with recreation enthusiasts who enjoy fishing, mountain biking, hunting, and hiking.

The area was settled early on by the ancient Puebloan Indians who built the cliff houses that has made Mesa Verda a world famous destination. There are several other historical sites in the area as well such as Hovenweep and Canyons of the Ancients. The Navajo and the Ute tribes have reservation lands in the area today.

There is a long history of farming and ranching that goes all the way back to the ancient Puebloans also known as the Anasazi. They raised various crops such as corn and maize as well as some fruits along with various types of livestock.

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