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Tee Cross Ranches Southern Hay Operation, Colorado
Property Types: Farms, Ranches for Sale, Homes, Recreational
$13,100,000 / 3,437.00 Acres / Available
Tee Cross Ranch encompasses more than 3,437+/- deeded acres in the vast ranching country of South central Colorado. Founded in 1950, Tee Cross Ranch is one of the largest ranches in the State of Colorado and is well-known for its quality Quarter Horse and cattle operations, in addition to its water-rich landscape, exceptional diversity, extensive improvements and great location. The property boasts 480+/- irrigated acres, with seven irrigation wells for supplemental water delivering approximately 660 AF. (see attached Well Permits).
AVAILABLE WATER: With the sale of this property also comes the opportunity to purchase some premiere water shares for an additional purchase price (approx. $13,000/acre consumptive use). Water includes: ⅗ interest in the Burke Ditch and a like interest in the 7.72 second feet of water allowed to flow therein under Priority Number 9, and a ⅗ interest in the Jackson and Burke Ditch and a like interest in the 10.85 second feet of water allowed to flow therein under Priority Number 37; all interest in the Schlenbenger Ditch and all interest in the 11.5 second feet of water allowed to flow therein under Priority No. 113, and all interest in the 5 second feet of water allowed to flow therein under Priority No. 192, together with any and all other water rights, ditch rights, reservoir rights and rights of way therefore. The water rights have been utilized to their fullest potential and the seller's will provide and water use afidavit to prove the use. (See attached water docs for additional info.)
LOCATION/ ACCESS: Located just 20 miles North of Pueblo, CO and just 12 miles South of Fountain, CO, Tee Cross Ranch borders a large stretch of I-25 with Fountain Creek cutting through the middle of the property. With nearly 3.5 miles of interstate frontage, access to the ranch is terrific. In addition, with this rare and unique interstate frontage, development or expansion possibilities are endless. This property also has its own permanent exit off I-25.
LANDSCAPE: The ranch boasts approximately 4.5 miles of river frontage, and includes both sides of Fountain Creek. Fountain Creek generates ample water for the ranch, in addition to the premier water rights being sold with this property. Contributing to the good overall ecological health of this ranch, the 4.5 miles of creek bottom also help boast an impressive wildlife habitat, great recreation and high agricultural production for the Tee Cross Ranch. In addition to great tree-lined creek bottom, this property is well irrigated, with good native grasses, good carrying capacity and extensive water infrastructure.
HUNTING/ WILDLIFE: An array of wildlife and game animals inhabit the ranch; including trophy whitetail, mule deer, antelope and turkey, along with great waterfowl and upland game populations.Elk are also known to frequent the ranch, with the ranch located in the “C” Colorado Game Management Unit “C” which is over the counter elk permits from August to January.
With 3,437+/- deeded acres, 480+/- irrigated acres the property is an excellent hay ranch with a great consumptive use history to maximize the value of the water rights of these senior water rights.
For more information, please contact Seth Hayden today at 970-692-6321.