Tolley Ranch Freese Road Unit is a 760 acre ranch located 30 miles east of Castle Rock, Colorado and 7 ½ miles east of Kiowa, Colorado. It's 760 acres of rolling grassland, deep brushy draws and pockets of ponderosa pines is located in the Bijou Valley. The ranch offers excellent native grassland. The area is coveted for its good grass and beauty and hunting. LOCATIONIn Elbert County, southeast of Denver, the ranch is easily accessed by Highway 86 and well-maintained county roads. 15 miles from Elizabeth Colorado, where there's shopping, several restaurants, farm supply, hardware stores, fuel, services, entertainment and schools and churches. Kiowa has fuel, schools, restaurants and churches. ACREAGEThe ranch consists of 760 acres of gently rolling grassland. Additionally, water is supplied by an excellent electric well at the house and delivered via pipeline to stock water tanks. The ranch has good newer fence and is cross-fenced into pastures and traps consisting of barbed wire fencing. The ranch is currently leased for grazing year to year, which could be continued or cancelled. IMPROVEMENTSThe improvements include a restored historic 1889 ranch home with 861 square feet. The main house has 3 bedrooms and 1 baths, a kitchen and living room. This great little home would be a great place to live while building a new home, use as a cabin or a caretaker’s quarters. The home currently rents for $700 per month and the lease could be continued or cancelled. Outbuildings include a 36x36 metal frame horse barn with stalls and runs, a 36x15 loafing shed, a 40x12 equipment shed and a small historic tool shed and a good set of working pens and corrals. The good well is piped to a very large fence line stock tank. RECREATIONThe Ranch provides top notch recreation opportunities. The ranch provides excellent hunting opportunity for mule deer, elk, pronghorn, fox and coyote. Mountain lion are also in the area. Other recreational activities including hiking, biking, horseback riding, and atv’s. The property is within a few miles of several gun clubs, with activities such as sporting clays, trap, rifle ranges and pistol ranges. Being only 30 minutes from the front range, there are numerous activities that Colorado mountains have to offer, including skiing, fishing, 4 wheeling, and camping. Denver is a world class city with culture and entertainment, business and industry. AREA AND CLIMATE The climate is typical of a 4 season climate with long warm sunny summer days and cool winters. Snow cover can be present for several months in the winter. Spring and fall offer beautiful transitions between summer and winter. Call to schedule your private showing.