Saddle Horn Ranch, La Veta
Listing Status: Sold
ABOUT THE LISTING
West of La Veta Colorado lies the 2,680 acre Saddle Horn Ranch. The property begins at 7,500′ elevation under gamble oak cover and extends through several drainages up to heavy timber stands near 9,400′. Interspersed between stands of oak and timber are beautiful grass parks and meadows. Oak Creek flows for approximately 1.7 miles through the central drainage, while Indian Creek runs for 1,500′ through the properties southeast corner. With minimal improvements a managers home, a barn and corrals, exclusive home building sites, and imposing views, the The Ranch breathes potential. This potential is exemplified in the dense and vigorous regrowth that followed the 2018 Spring Creek Fire. With the mitigation complete all that all that remains is to watch potential appreciate into reality.
The ranch also holds significant hunting potential with elk ranging in the 360″ class and mule deer at over 180″. Located in GMU 85 which is an OTC unit there are abundant animals and hunting opportunities. Bears, turkey, mountain lion and a variety of small game call the ranch home. The terrain is rough yet accessible with roads throughout the ranch allowing access to all portions of the property. Along with Oak and Indian creeks there are multiple wells, adjudicated springs and ponds providing water for the wildlife and or cattle. The owner invested over $600,000 in reseeding, timber mitigation, mulching, and road construction.