Fountain Creek Ranch is located just 20-minutes South of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and an easy 5-minute drive from Interstate 25. The ranch boasts 985+/- deeded acres with the Western boundary following the cuts and turns of Fountain Creek. There are 550+/- irrigated acres which are watered through an abundance of deeded water rights offered with the ranch. The remaining acres lay along Fountain Creek with towering Cottonwoods, and lush bottoms Land The Ranch has over 3.5 miles of Fountain Creek frontage and is home to some of the best hunting in Colorado. Pikes Peak, which is located West of the ranch, can be seen as it towers over the mountains that make up the Rocky Mountains stretching from North to South. The habitat is perfectly situated for trophy Whitetail-Deer, Mule Deer, and Elk. Elk tags are unlimited and are sold Over the Counter allowing a landowner to shoot multiple Bull Elk in any given hunting season. In recent years, Whitetail Deer have been taken in the 170-inch Boone and Crockett range. This past year trophy Mule Deer over 200 inches have been seen on the ranch. Turkey hunting on the Fountain Creek Ranch is world class. With over-the-counter turkey tags and the supreme habitat, a landowner is sure to have multiple opportunities during the Spring and Fall seasons. The vast nature of the ranch offers multiple opportunities for waterfowl on the property. The large pond located on the North portion of the ranch is lined with cattails and makes for a perfect roost for ducks and geese. The creek itself holds home to many sand bars which can be seen lined with Canada Geese and ducks throughout the fall as they migrate in from the North. With 6 center pivots the waterfowl flock to fields in the afternoon hours by the 1000s to feed the Alfalfa and Wheat fields. Improvements The Fountain Creek Ranch has two newly remodeled cabins with one of the cabins being a Duplex. This allows for multiple uses including family retreats, a hired hands house, or rented out for additional income. On one side of the Duplex there is a 1 bedroom,1 bathroom with a kitchen. The other side has an additional full kitchen, mudroom/laundry room, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The stand alone cabin is a 4 bedroom, 1 bathroom cabin perfect for hosting additional guest. There are multiple building sites on the bluff above the barn yard with views of Fountain Creek itself, and Pikes Peak to the West. Farm Improvements include the following: -Large 40×60 poured floor shop with a walk-in game cooler and 220w power -40×30 shop for additional storage -Hay Shed 20×15 -Additional smaller sheds providing more additional dry storage Recreation What sets the Fountain Creek Ranch apart from other ranches is its Location, Natural Attributes, and abundance of wildlife. Fountain Creek itself provides unmatched food, cover, and water for a multitude of species. Whitetail-Deer flourish along the Cottonwood bottoms and use the large agricultural fields on the ranch as destination food source. While Mule Deer roam the creek bottom year round they migrate in during the fall to use the fields and cover of the creek bottom to rut during the fall and winter months. The Elk herds along Fountain Creek travel the thick wooded bottoms and use the crop fields as a food source year-round. The Elk hunting in this part of Colorado is extremely unique. Hunting licenses are becoming more valuable as point creep and hunting pressure continue to be more prevalent in most units across Colorado. However, the Fountain Creek Ranch lies in unit 123 which offers Choice C elk tags. This unit has historically opened September 1st and runs through January 31st . This also allows hunters to choose any legal weapon of take during the season. Choice C tags are also unlimited giving a hunter the ability to purchase multiple tags in a given season. Agriculture Fountain Creek Ranch has 550+/- irrigated acres. Water is supply through deeded water rights and pumped through six different wells. The wells supply water to 6 center pivots located on the property. The ranch is currently planted in Winter Wheat with some pivots planted in Alfalfa. Historically the ranch has yielded 4 tons per acre of quality Alfalfa. Water Rights included with the sale are as followed: Owned: Banister Ditch-136 Acre feet AGRA-350 acre feet Project Water-117 acre feet General Operations Broker Notes: Fountain Creek Ranch is an extremely rare to market ranch. Given its location to Colorado Springs and the Colorado Springs Regional Airport makes this ranch very easy to access. The gravel County Road offers a potential buyer the rural feel of a legacy ranch, but also the peace of mind of city amenities down the road. The trail camera pictures provided by the seller shows the genetic make up of the wildlife. Fountain Springs Ranch is certainly a top tire ranch that offers great income potential along with truly World Class Hunting. For your own personal, qualified showing, please give Jake Hyland a call at (970) 227-8990

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Acreage: 985
Price: $5,450,000  
MLS/Other ID: 1033
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