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Maxwell Ranch
+/- 5,800 acre Trophy Big Game Ranch Offered at $6,815,000
Dax Hayden 303-619-6774
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The focal point of this beautiful ranch is a secluded and private valley. Saruche Canyon, with its magnificent and rugged rock outcropping, essentially splits the ranch in half. The valley floor is lined with massive Cottonwood trees along the small creek which flows through it. The hillside vegetation consists of Pine, Cedar, Pinion, and Juniper trees which provide under growth and excellent habitat for wildlife. Though the ranch has a long history of being a working ranch, it also offers opportunities as a year round family or corporate retreat. It is ideal for anyone who enjoys the outdoors, more specifically hunting.

To the south, the ranch borders Ted Turner's famous Vermejo Park Ranch providing it with access to world-class elk hunting. Abundant turkey, mule deer, black bear,and mountain lion can also be found on the property. In addition the hunting, the magnificent landscape also provides endless opportunities for adventurous hikers and horseback riders.


The general topography of the ranch is composed of gentle rolling open meadows, small to moderate sloping hills that eventually lead to steep rocky terrain, and dramatic cliffs that characterize the canyon. The ranch tops out at in elevation of approximately 7,543 feet and descends to the base of the canyon, at approximately 6,389 feet.

Located in unit 85-851 , with Ted Turner's Vermijo Park Ranch bordering to the south, the elk hunting is second to none. Bulls to 360 + are taken annually , with larger being seen. Over the counter elk tags grace this property and with up to 5 landowner deer tags available , bucks documented to the 185 +. In additional to having bull elk that rival the best in Colo, the ranch also has an incredible Merriam's turkey population, with bands of turkeys seen all over the ranch. Bordered by large private land holdings on each side, Maxwell Ranch is the ideal wildlife haven with waterholes, some spring fed, and a great mix of parks and woodlands for ideal game habitat.

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The gem of this outstanding property is the custom built ranch house. Built in 2001, the home is a marvelous 2 story, hand-crafted custom log home with 3,400 square feet of living space. The logs that make up the house were shipped in from British Columbia and provide the ranch with a truly rustic feeling. The house consists of three bedrooms, including a spacious master suite and lower level guest room and three and a half bathrooms. Your guests will be greeted by one of the two beautiful hand carved doors with wildlife detail. The main level living room provides a feeling of home with the open ceiling, large east facing windows, and fireplace. There is also an additional living area on the lower level. You'll also love the well planned gourmet kitchen and dining area, over-sized laundry room, and the amazing wrap-around balcony which boasts terrific views of the famous Spanish Peaks in the distance. The home is tastefully decorated from wall to wall and custom touches throughout create a warm and peaceful feel. A matching custom 2 car garage complements the home. This home is truly amazing and great for entertaining family or guests, with great privacy and comfort. The grounds surrounding the home are professionally landscaped to complete this beautiful home.

The Maxwell Ranch is a unique, outstanding property. Breathtaking views, beautiful home, great hunting, convenient location, easy access, and a realistic price...this property truly does have it all!

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