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AUCTION JUNE 5: Maytag Mountain Ranch

April 16th, 2014


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Located at the base of the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains, with close proximity to Denver, Colorado Springs, Taos, and the charming mountain towns of Salida and Westcliffe, the thirteen, 100-acre ranch sites within the upscale 2,953-acre shared-amenity Maytag Mountain Ranch offer luxury ranch ownership on a certified-organic, income-producing cattle ranch. Well-planned in its unspoiled natural landscape, Maytag Mountain Ranch offers a sustainable mountain lifestyle surrounded by breathtaking, snow-capped views of some of Colorado’s most magnificent Fourteeners and has been in successful operation for over three decades. In an agriculturally rich and fertile area at 7,400 ft. in elevation, the ranch is surrounded by mountain-fed streams, Aspen groves and evergreen forests, has outstanding habitat for many wildlife species including impressive elk herds, and borders national forest and wilderness areas providing direct access to thousands of acres of hiking, biking, and riding trails and pristine mountain lakes and rivers. Shared amenities include a main lodge with high-end commercial kitchen and spacious great room for family gatherings or corporate events, two private, high-end, fully-furnished guest cabins, equestrian center including a 6-stall barn with runs, round pen and outdoor riding arena, and access to quarter horses, an organic garden and orchard and trout-stocked ponds. Maytag Mountain Ranch is only 30-minutes from Silver West Airport providing private year-round private jet access.

For additional information and to register to bid, visit RMAAuctions.com.

Billy Long  970.948.1333

Ron Morris  970.535.0881

Featured Luxury Estate: Bel Air Gated Mediterranean

April 11th, 2014

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients. Today’s featured property is a gated Mediterranean in Bel Air:

1251 Stone Canyon Road
Gated Mediterranean 4 bedroom + 3.5 bath set on 1.3 acres on coveted Stone Canyon Road in world renowned Bel Air!  Entry features dramatic stairwell to open light filled spacious living room with fireplace adjacent to the den/family room providing direct convenient access to the exterior grounds. The backyard entertainer’s paradise features a covered patio area, sparkling pool, and gazebo + an arbor & potting shed surrounded by sprawling lush park like grounds! Formal dinning room and breakfast room + charming office/library leading to an art studio & bonus-room + large secondary bedrooms. A true one of a kind estate home. Currently the home of an internationally acclaimed artist, writer, producer & director.

Address: 1251 Stone Canyon Road, Los Angeles, CA 90077
Bed/Bath/Square Feet: 4 Beds/ 3.5 Baths / 3,700 sq.ft.
List Price: $5,200,000
Listing Agent: Marty Trugman

For more photos and property details, visit the property website.






New Colorado Listings

April 9th, 2014

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Yampa, CO
Located at the base of the Flattops Range in the Steamboat/Vail corridor, the ranch consists of 1,451 acres ideally suited for high country grazing and native grass hay production with a 2,300 sq.ft. ranch manager’s home, large equipment/hay storage building, barn, corrals, outbuildings and a new 1,000 sq.ft. log cabin. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $2,400,000. Contact Christy Belton or Ron Morris

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La Veta, CO
Located in the beautiful Wahatoya Valley in the shadow of the Spanish Peaks near La Veta, the ranch features a creek and several ponds on 70 acres with access to many recreation avenues including the San Isabel National Forest. The centerpiece is the old rustic homestead house that was completely rebuilt into an elegant residence of 2,342 square feet. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $1,250,000. Contact Duane Daskam or Contact Ron Morris

Northern California Ranches

April 2nd, 2014

Ranch Marketing Associates offers ranches for sale throughout the American West. The three properties below are Northern California ranches:

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This tranquil 500-acre exclusive retreat is seven minutes from Redding and near fishing, water and snow skiing, hiking, and hunting. The topography, riparian corridor, and trail system on the property offer opportunities that range from an executive compound to a large lot gated equestrian community, or as a development site for a subdivision with common amenities and views of Mt. Lassen. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $3,000,000. Contact Billy Long

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A rare 375-acre development opportunity bordering the city limits of Redding, this ranch features end-of-the-road privacy with old growth trees, a private reservoir and seasonal stream. Located near the Sacramento River and blue medal fishing, recreational opportunities abound. The ranch supports 30-35 cattle year around and has 30 acres of irrigated pasture from the private Reese Reservoir. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $2,200,000. Contact Billy Long

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This magnificent 400-acre ranch is located within 10 minutes of the bustling Sacramento River City of Redding. The ranch enjoys wonderful privacy with no easements to others; water, tree cover, seclusion and wildlife. Historically used as winter grazing for cattle and for its hunting opportunities, it has been recently zoned two-acre minimums. Build your mansion on this trophy property with a potential development option at any time now or in the future. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $1,250,000. Contact Billy Long

Property Updates

March 28th, 2014

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Hartville, WY

Situated along the Rawhide Range only a few miles from the historic Texas Cattle Trail, the scenic 500-acre +/- ranch is ideal for the buyer desiring a small land holding for livestock and space to build a home with privacy, expansive views and nearby recreational opportunities in a no state-income-tax state. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $1,100,000  $720,000. Contact Ron Morris

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Colorado Springs, CO

This 35.16-acre property has beautiful views of Pikes Peak and the foothills. The 3,847 sq.ft. house was completely remodeled in 2014 and the 1,800 sq.ft. four-stall barn was also recently remodeled. The barn has a tack room, paddocks, hay storage and arenas. The property is perimeter fenced and cross fenced with well-established pastures. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $849,999. Contact Happy Broussard

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Rye, CO

Located about 1 1/2 hours south of Colorado Springs, the 54.82-acre property is situated near Lake Isabel and San Isabel National Forest, offering many recreational opportunities. Improvements include a 3-bedroom, 2-bath home and five barns. Accessible year-round, it is within 45 minutes of the Pueblo airport, and has a helicopter pad near the house. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $600,000  $549,900. Contact Happy Broussard or Ryan Tatsch

Featured Luxury Estate: Nipomo Equestrian Property

March 26th, 2014

RMA affiliate Teles Properties, located in southern California, routinely works with us to find the perfect luxury properties for our clients.  Today’s featured property is an equestrian estate near Pismo Beach:

655 Highland Hills Road is a world-class equestrian property with a boarding and training facility that is income-producing. The 14-acre listing is located in Nipomo which is centrally located between Northern and Southern California and minutes away from Pismo Beach. The ranch-style home has 4 bedrooms and 2 baths with ocean and valley views. There are separate entrances for the home and Equestrian center. Real estate agent Christine Handel, who co-lists the property with Kristina Nichols, speaks on the property’s creative possibilities, “Land is the best form of art – this property is the best of both worlds – beach and ranch.”

About The Equestrian Center:  The equestrian property includes a 10-stall BarnMaster Barn with Saltillo tile flooring, two tack up stalls, wash rack, grain room, club room and office. There are 8 separate large pens with enclosed custom stalls, 9 different pastures, a round pen, trails and BarnMaster Hay Barn.

Address: 655 Highland Hills Road, Nipomo, CA
93444 Bed/Bath/Square Feet: 4 Beds/ 2 Baths
List Price: $1,599,000
Listing Agent: Kristina Nichols and Christine Handel

For more photos and property details, visit the property website.

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Montana Ranches

March 26th, 2014

Ranch Marketing Associates offers ranches for sale throughout the American West. Below we feature several ranches in Montana:

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This serene 4.6-acre tract has 380 feet on a freshwater lake in northwest Montana. Manicured lawns extend from the large, 6 bedroom guest home to the 2-acre lagoon which features a sand beach, dock and a comfortable, waterfront cottage. The lagoon provides access to a covered boat shelter with docks, automatic lifts and lake access via a concrete channel. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $3,400,000. Contact Billy Long

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Livingston, MT

Situated in Montana’s famed Paradise Valley, Dancing Wind Ranch is an exquisite 1,750-acre cattle production and recreation ranch with spectacular views, lush irrigated meadows and an incredibly private owner’s compound tucked up a private canyon well away from the public eye. Convenient to Bozeman and Yellowstone National Park. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $19,750,000. Contact Carl Luppens

LA Times Features Steven Seagal’s Lava Lakes Ranch

March 25th, 2014

Actor Steven Seagal’s Shasta Valley property, Lava Lakes Ranch, was featured as a LA Times Hot Property yesterday. Read the full article below or visit the LA Times feature here.


Steven Seagal lists Shasta Valley ranch at $12 million
By Lauren Beale
3:09 PM PDT, March 24, 2014

Steven Seagal has listed his ranch in Northern California for sale at $12 million.

Called Lava Lakes Nature Preserve, the 4,400-acre working cattle ranch sits in Shasta Valley with views of Mt. Shasta. The acreage includes seven lakes, meadowland, a 14,000-square-foot log home, a 4,200-square-foot house, a guesthouse, barns and corrals.

The main house has high ceilings, 11 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms and off-the-grid capability.

The smaller home has five bedrooms and three bathrooms.

Seagal, 61, an Aikido expert, is known for his roles in such action thrillers as “Above the Law” (1988), “Under Siege” (1992) and “Machete” (2010). He created and starred on the TV series “True Justice” and starred last year in the film “Force of Execution.”

For further information, contact Billy Long at 970.948.1333 or billy@rmabrokers.com

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New Listing – Lava Lakes Ranch

March 20th, 2014

Montague, California – $12,000,000

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Located in the presence of 14,000 foot Mt. Shasta in northern California’s Shasta Valley, Steven Seagal’s 5,640-acre Lava Lakes Nature Preserve is a hidden and private paradise. Its six beautiful lakes are home to numerous species of waterfowl, deer, bass and upland birds that thrive year-round in the safety and privacy of the ranch. The acreage is a beautiful mix of lush irrigated meadows, wild wooded uplands and spectacular rock formations. The massive 14,000 sq. ft. Tennessee white pine square log residence overlooks Barton Lake and has imposing views of Mt. Shasta. The impressive gated estate contains 11 bedrooms and 12 baths, an extensive water system and a backup generator for off-the-grid dependability. There is an additional 4,200 sq. ft. 5 bedroom, 3 bath home nearby with guest house, barns and corrals. Lava Lakes Ranch is currently operating as a nature preserve and working cattle ranch that supports 200+ pairs year-round. The nearby town of Mt. Shasta offers excellent cuisine, art galleries, golf and the hospitality of one of the nicest resort towns in the west. For additional photos and information, visit rmabrokers.com.

Contact Billy Long, 970.948.1333

New Broker Associate: Mike Deer

March 18th, 2014

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Welcomes Mike Deer

ranches for saleRanch Marketing Associates, the complete resource for farm, ranch, recreation and sporting properties throughout the west, is pleased to welcome Broker Associate, Mike Deer.

Mike has provided real estate and insurance services to ranchers and Colorado businesses for over 35 years. A Kansas native, Mike relocated to western Colorado from his Kansas cattle ranch and has since sold farms and ranches in both states.

An avid horseman, Mike helped bring the sport of reining to Western Colorado. He is past President and a current director of the Western Slope Reining Horse Association (WSRHA). In addition to his local participation, he serves on the Executive Committee of the 20,000 member National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), headquartered in Oklahoma City.

Mike and his sister have a 600-acre farm/ranch in Kansas, but he has lived in western Colorado since 1980. He and his wife are small horse breeders and reining participants. His passion for the western lifestyle, his education and real estate expertise allow Mike to provide exceptional service to clients. Mike represents ranch real estate in Colorado. Contact Mike Deer