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Announcing the Sale of Three Waters Ranch

October 29th, 2014

Ranch Marketing Associates represented the Buyer in the sale of
THREE WATERS RANCH – Steamboat Springs, Colorado

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The legendary Elk River flows through Three Waters Ranch and a fishing stream winds through the meadows. A large, spring-fed lake reflects the peak of nearby Round Mountain. Together, the river, the stream and the lake give Three Waters Ranch its name and offer endless fishing adventures. Bordered by the Routt National Forest, the ranch encompasses 1,138 acres of pasture and wilderness. Three Waters Ranch features superb improvements, including a large indoor equestrian arena with first-class amenities for horses and riders. Meticulously maintained ranch management facilities support cattle and haying operations. The ranch also has two large, well-appointed houses – a 5,126 sq.ft. owner’s home with a bell tower and three fireplaces, and a 4,000 sq.ft. log home for the ranch manager plus two staff houses and three charming guest cabins. Located just 14 miles north of Steamboat Springs and premier skiing, Three Waters Ranch offers the best of Colorado ranch life and recreation, as well as an opportune investment. Listed for $12,000,000. For additional photos and information, visit rmabrokers.com.

Representing the Buyer:
Christy Belton  970.734.7885

Hoss Port  303.503.3876

Three New Colorado Ranch Listings

October 28th, 2014

Ranch Marketing Associates offers ranches for sale throughout the American West. Below, we feature three new Colorado ranch listings:

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STROH RANCH,  Walsenburg
Located 20 miles east of Walsenburg, CO and southeast of Pueblo, this well-established ranching operation consists of 5,190 deeded acres, 4,240 BLM lease, 640 state lease and 4,740 private lease acres. This ranch has magnificent beauty with the Cucharas River going through it, deep rocky canyons, rolling pastures and cedar covered range land. It is owner-rated at over 200+ cow/calf pair year-round and is also an excellent hunting operation with an abundance of wildlife. Headquarters for sale separately. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $3,750,000. Contact Duane Daskam

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Country living at its best, this 132-acre property is in an excellent location three miles east of Walsenburg and consists of pasture land with frontage on Hwy 10. There are two modular homes, a barn/shop combo building, three pastures, a livestock corral system, an additional horse corral with loafing shed, plus grain/feed storage bins. The headquarters would work as a stand-alone country property or as it’s being used – as a ranch headquarters for a larger operation, Stroh Ranch, which lies 20 miles east on Hwy 10. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $599,000. Contact Duane Daskam

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An opportunity to own 152 prime mountain acres with luxury improvements near one of Colorado’s top recreational destinations, the ranch is located 5 miles north of Cripple Creek and 40 miles west of Colorado Springs with Pikes Peak and magnificent mountain views in all directions. The nearly 5,000 sq.ft. custom log main residence has 6 beds/4 baths, a second home is used as a rental and a recorded campground with 24 existing sites provides extra income. This scenic property borders Pike National Forest. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $1,570,000. Contact Duane Daskam

Fall Gather

October 27th, 2014

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RMA Broker Christy Belton and her family will ship almost 1,000 head out by the time it’s all said and done this fall.  They’re still looking for a few that are hiding up in the forest.

Announcing Two Sales and Two Price Reductions:

October 24th, 2014



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Pueblo, CO – A true sportsman’s paradise, this 300-acre sporting, recreation and equestrian ranch lies in the Saint Charles River Valley in the foothills of the Central Rocky Mountains seven miles south of Pueblo, Colorado. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. Listed at $599,500. Contact Ryan Tatsch and Duane Daskam

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214 riverfront acres in western Colorado between Rangely and Meeker, ideally set up for livestock with hay storage, a barn, sheds and outbuildings. The northern and southern boundaries border tens of thousands of acres of public ground, providing access to excellent hunting. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. Listed at $675,000. Contact Christy Belton






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2R COW CAMP, Steamboat Springs, CO – 23-acre private retreat bordering national forest offering comfortable style in a pristine setting. Includes a romantic carriage house, guest cabin, gazebo, barn. The property is perimeter fenced and has direct access to fishing, hiking, riding and snowmobiling from the property. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $1,590,000  NOW $1,490,000. Contact Christy Belton, Ron Morris or Carl Luppens

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PEACEFUL VALLEY RANCH, Hartville, WY – Situated along the Rawhide Range only a few miles from the historic Texas Cattle Trail, the scenic 407.5-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. $424,650  NOW $357,000. Contact Ron Morris

Perfect Time to View Vista Verde Guest Ranch!

October 21st, 2014

VISTA VERDE GUEST RANCH · Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Guest operations are coming to a close and the weather is beautiful; it’s a perfect time to view the ranch!

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Shadowed by the rugged peaks of the snowcapped Zirkel Range at the headwaters of the Elk River, the 587-acre Vista Verde Guest Ranch has over 90,000 square feet of refined improvements. No expense was spared with the recent renovation of the guest cabins, existing improvements and infrastructure. The new lodge addition, large indoor riding arena and luxury cabins provide the ultimate balance of indulgence and customized adventure for guests from around the world. Elevated on the hillside and bordering Coulton Creek, the elegant 8,800 sq.ft. log owner’s home overlooks the ranch headquarters in the distance. Public land permits provide access to tens of thousands of acres in the surrounding Routt National Forest. Steamboat Springs, with its world-class skiing, boutique shopping and fine dining is a half-hour drive south of the ranch. For additional photos and information, visit rmabrokers.com.

Offered turnkey for $19,900,000
Christy Belton  ·  970.734.7885  ·

Fall Hike to Top of Hahn’s Peak

October 21st, 2014


IMG_5690adj_400Broker Christy Belton, her husband and employee hiked up to the top of Hahn’s Peak, a 10,839 ft ancient volcano in N Routt County. They hiked in cowboy boots and tennis shoes but completed a bucket list item of their Peruvian employee. That’s Boone taking in the scenery. The views and fall colors were worth every step, regardless of the shoes.

New Listing: Emma Farms

October 17th, 2014

EMMA FARMS – Basalt, Colorado


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This 136.2-acre ranch is a little piece of heaven just 20 minutes from downtown Aspen, Colorado, and only two minutes from Basalt’s Willits Town Center with Whole Foods Market, diverse retail and unique dining. Surrounded by open space land, majestic mountains, and sweeping meadows, Emma Farms has approvals in place for 7 lots with generous building rights (vested until 2021). The fully renovated historic homestead is included, as well as several caretaker units and barns. Emma Farms is perfect for a polo field and/or a family compound! For additional photos and information, visit rmabrokers.com.

Billy Long, Ranch Marketing Associates  · 970.948.1333 ·

Co-listed with Amy Doherty Properties, Inc.

Price Reduction: Little Trout Ranch

October 15th, 2014

LITTLE TROUT RANCH – Oak Creek, Colorado

$6,250,000  NOW $5,950,000

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The 3,397-acre Little Trout Ranch offers extreme privacy and diverse terrain and cover. Located just 20 miles from Steamboat Springs and one mile from Oak Creek, the ranch has several dramatic draws and ridges which create outstanding wildlife habitat and 100-mile vistas of enormous basins, sandstone cliffs and snow capped mountain ranges. Good ranch roads exist, leading to ponds, springs, and small creeks. Little Trout Ranch is bordered on several sides by smaller, mostly landlocked, BLM parcels and is well suited for big game hunting and year round recreation. Very few parcels of this size are available in Routt County; Little Trout Ranch is aggressively priced and extremely easy to access. For additional photos and information, visit rmabrokers.com.

Christy Belton:  970.734.7885

Featured Luxury Estate: 639 Bayside Drive

October 10th, 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 waterfront home in Newport Beach, CA:

639 Bayside Drive

Classic Beach House on Promontory Bay.  Live your waterfront dream in this newly renovated 4 bedroom 3 1/2 bath home on one of the most prestigious quiet bays in Newport Harbor. Pull your boat into one of three Slips in your private dock which has no city dock fee. Walk to private beach, Balboa Island, Shopping & Restaurants.

Open House this weekend:
Saturday, Oct. 11 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunday, Oct. 12 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Address: 639 Bayside Drive / Lower Newport Bay / Newport Beach, CA 92660
Bed/Bath: 4 Beds/ 3.5 Baths
Sqft: 3,840
Lot: 5,663
List Price: $4,895,000

Listing Agent: Roseanne T. Levan / (949) 584-7771 and Alison McCormick / (949) 355-4104

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

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New Listing: La Mesa Vista Ranch

October 9th, 2014

LA MESA VISTA RANCH – Quemado, New Mexico

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Tucked into magnificent canyons and located six miles northwest of the village of Quemado, New Mexico, in Catron County, La Mesa Vista Ranch is 30 miles east of the Arizona border and 2 1/2 hours to the Albuquerque International Airport. This 9,000+ acre ranch varies in terrain, with rolling hills, deep canyons, and high mesas. Home to a world-class elk, mule deer, bobcat and antelope population, this ranch is truly a sportsman’s and wildlife lover’s paradise. Offered for $3,300,000. For additional photos and information, visit rmabrokers.com.

Ron Morris, Ranch Marketing Associates  · 970.535.0881 ·

Co-listed with Western New Mexico Land Company