The Lonesome Valley Ranch is an extraordinary 800 +- acre private ranch featuring a secluded end of the road setting, yet is only minutes to the desirable city of Fort Collins and the quant town of Livermore, CO. Rich in history, the ranch has been held by the same family for over 65 years and offers good improvements, huge meadows, many seasonal creeks, ponds, exceptional wildlife habitat and incredible red rock formations. Land The property is located at a comfortable all-season elevation of 6,600 to 7,000 feet, and offers the perfect combination of expansive sub irrigated meadows, large rock outcroppings, and wildlife filled mountainsides. The topography is gentle throughout most of the property, and has a great trail system, making it easy to get around and enjoy all the incredible features and views the ranch possesses. One of the key characteristics, hence why it’s named Lonesome Valley Ranch is it’s completely sheltered by the CSU Maxwell Ranch and Red Mountain Open Space, allowing both the owners and wildlife to feel remote and out-of-the-way of any neighbors. Many ponds and seasonal creeks add to the serenity in addition to the mature ponderosa pines, cottonwoods and aspen groves. This land is rich in history evident by the old homestead foundation, Native American arrowheads, longstanding rock walls used for farming and an old 1 room bunkhouse dating back to the late 1,800s. The property has great fencing and has been historically ran for cattle grazing in addition to hunting/recreation, making it a great combination ranch. Improvements Ranch improvements include a 3 bed 1 bath 1,656 sf house and 1 room bunkhouse. The home is nice and has great views as you overlook a beautiful pond and lush meadows. The old 1 room bunkhouse has typically used as a guest home or for hunters during hunting season. Other improvements include a good set of interior wooden pasture fence, shop and good exterior fencing around the property. The 48X48 metal shop has concrete floors/electric and is the perfect place for your ranch toys, and can be utilized for horse also. Equipment included in the sale- Backhoe, decorative wagons and (2) 4 wheelers. Taxes under $3,000 for the entire ranch. Recreation This 800 acre ranch offers everything a hunter and outdoor enthusiast could hope for in a property. Hiking, horse riding, mountain biking and much more are obtainable and around every corner here at the ranch. With diverse habitat for wildlife, this ranch has treed creek bottoms, expansive draws, steep mountain hillsides and expansive mountain meadows, perfect for attracting and holding wildlife year round. Hunting is of major value as the property holds elk, mule deer and antelope during key the times of hunting seasons. The ranch also qualifies for elk, mule deer, and antelope landowner tags in Colorado GMU 9. Elk scoring 325+ inches and mule deer scoring 180+ inches have been consistently taken on the ranch. Prime location and candidate for those seeking a secluded setting and yet close to major amenities. Lonesome Valley Ranch is a substantial Front Range holding that one comes around once in a while.