Private mountain tranquility awaits you at the Cochetopa Elk Ranch's 53 acre park-like setting. This private and seasonal offering is located between the towns of Gunnison to the North and Saquache to the South and is accessed along Highway 114, considered to be one of the most scenic highways in all of Colorado. The Gunnison Airport and the world class skiing of Crested Butte are a short 40 and 75 minute drive away. Land The Cochetopa Elk Ranch is a breathtaking 40 minute drive south from Gunnison along Highway 114 between Gunnison and Saguache. The 53 +/- deeded acres are at 9500ft elevation and absolutely serene with a seasonal creek,  pine and aspen pockets surrounded with views of grass filled meadows, Cochetopa Dome and the La Garita Range. The cabin is easily accessed  via a county road in the summer and by snowmobile or tracked vehicle in the winter. The Cochetopa Elk Ranch adjoins BLM land and The Gunnison National Forest providing tens of thousands of wide-open acres and abundant recreational opportunities at your fingertips.  Improvements The off grid, solar powered, 1160 sf cabin is fully furnished with a large, picturesque bedroom overlooking the Cochetopa landscape. A four person sleeping loft, bathroom with shower, two kitchens and a living room make for a comfortable hunting or family recreational escape. Starlink internet provides high speed internet, entertainment streaming, and wifi calling. There are two garage spaces for your atvs, skis, snowmobiles, tack and gear and the second kitchen could be transformed into another private bedroom suite. The well, underground propane and water storage tanks, solar system and back up generator round out the total off-grid package. This is the ultimate getaway hunting property or bug out location with absolutely no reliance on the grid. Two decks, a patio, fire pit and windows galore for panoramic views of the Cochetopa Dome, Sawtooth Mountain and the La Garita range.  Recreation The Cochetopa caldera was the ancient hunting ground of the Ute Indians. Healthy herds of mule deer and elk as well as pronghorn and Rocky Mountain big horn sheep surround the property in GMU 67,  an all draw unit, known for high harvest rates and high-scoring, quality animals. A seasonal creek runs just steps from the cabin, providing live water and nutrient rich grass for wildlife. The premier backcountry trail, The Colorado Trail, runs 486 miles between Durango and Denver, is just minutes from the property.  Dome Lakes are a 5 minute drive away offering excellent trout fishing and Dusky Grouse and Waterfowl hunting.  Thousands of acres of BLM and National Forest land abut the Cochetopa Elk Ranch’s property making the recreation rare and seemingly endless.  If you are looking for seclusion and privacy with excellent hunting and recreation, call or email Chadwell Miller for a private showing on this once in a lifetime opportunity. Co Brokers welcome.  Agriculture The Cochetopa Elk Ranch with seasonal creek, mineral rich soil, and north facing slopes has many acres of timberland ready for harvest. General Operations The Cochetopa Elk Ranch has all of the right attributes for a hunt camp and outfitting/ guide business. The sleeping loft, tack storage areas, and the 2nd “butcher’s” kitchen are the perfect amenities for your well rounded hunting business. Thousands of acres of BLM and Gunnison National Forest are accessed right out the back door of the cabin and are known for trophy bucks, bulls, pronghorns and rams.

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Property Status:
Acreage: 53
Price: $750,000  
MLS/Other ID: 1014
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