Now offering the Wildflower South Ranch! Improved 365 acres more or less of wooded splendor with trees, bluffs, mountain views, and meadows. Wildlife abound on this oasis. Land With 365 total acres, this property has the ideal terrain and water resources to host numerous wildlife varieties. The grasses are well maintained and very well sodded. There’s dense pockets of Ponderosa Pine forest, open meadows, gorgeous bluffs with views of Pikes Peak. This is the perfect combination of beauty, utility, privacy, and location, making this private ranch retreat ideal. Improvements The property features a quality built farm house style two story home with a fully finished basement. There are four large bedrooms and four and one half bathrooms. It’s an open concept main level with an office, living room, dining and kitchen. Upstairs is two large bedrooms, including the master suite and a loft area sitting room. The basement is fully finished and includes a family room and two bedrooms. There’s over 4000 square feet of finished living area. It’s wonderfully landscaped and there’s an in ground swimming pool. The home is off grid and includes a primary and backup solar array. Also included is a backup 12KW generator. The home could be hooked to the grid as electricity is along the road. The home features an oversized detached two car garage and houses the solar control and generator. The ranch is serviced by two permitted water wells. The sellers will include a John Deere tractor, with a bucket, auger, and over and blade with the right offer. Recreation The ranch is rich in wildlife resources and include abundant numbers of both Whitetail and Mule Deer. Rocky Mountain Elk, Pronghorn and Merriam’s Turkey. The property has not been hunted and is a “honey hole” for wildlife. It’s located in Game Management Unit 104 and elk tags are over the counter. Enjoy, hiking, mountain biking, equine sports, trail riding, swimming, hunting or whatever you can dream of. Agriculture Currently the owners lease out the grazing, which could be continued to enjoy the tax benefits, or cancelled. The rangelands are lush and produce produce great livestock gains. The property is fenced. There is plenty of cover for protection for calving from the elements with its pines trees and deep draws and bluffs. Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources Rich in deep water resources, the ranch features determined water rights from 5 aquifers. Water rights convey and any seller owned mineral rights will convey. Region & Climate The Elbert area where the property is located receives 16 inches of precipitation per year. It averages 247 days of sunshine and winters are mostly mild with a few major snow storms. Summers are pleasant and mild. Elbert and Elbert County is generally a ranching community. The area boasts community activities, such as rodeo’s, county fair, and small town activities. The ranch is a short distance from Denver sand Colorado Springs and Castle Rock, all with world class dining, entertainment and attractions. History Once a part of the famed Packard Cattle Company, the ranch and neighboring ranches still maintain the feel of that era. Location The ranch is ideally located in scenic Southwest Elbert Count, just north of the Black Forest area in El Paso County. The ranch is 22 miles northeast of the Briargate/Northgate area of Colorado Springs. It’s a short 27 miles to Castle Rock and 41 miles to the south Denver Metro area.