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New Colorado Ranch Listings

November 20th, 2014

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LAZY H RANCH, Larkspur, CO – This equestrian ranch is in a beautiful setting on 1,400 acres with views of Pikes Peak, a 17,000+ sq.ft. owner’s home, 2 staff houses, horse barn, cattle barn, working facilities and indoor arena. Located only eight miles from I-25, the ranch is convenient to Colorado Springs and Denver, is very scenic with first-class improvements and perfect for the discriminating buyer. Co-listed with Harrigan Land Co. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $6,600,000. Contact Ron Morris

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BEAR TRAX RANCH, Canon City, CO – Southern Colorado horse property offering quality improvements, exceptional views and gated privacy on 75 acres. The ranch features a 3,150 sq.ft. custom log home, horse barn with 6 stalls, an office, tack room and entertainment area, covered arena and three guest cabins. This property is well developed and highly maintained with attention to detail everywhere. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $995,000. Contact Duane Daskam or Happy Broussard

Elk Hunting

November 14th, 2014





RMA Broker Christy Belton’s 15-year-old son got another nice bull this year – a 5×6 that he got on the last day of 2nd rifle season. He got the elk on public ground near Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Looking for your own elk ranch?  To see all of Ranch Marketing Associates‘ elk ranches for sale, go to elk ranches.

Read more about Christy at Christy Belton.

Property Updates-California Ranches

November 11th, 2014


BROKER PREVIEW 11/12 – Bonsall Farm

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Broker Preview | $11.95 million

Wednesday, November 12  ·  9:30 am – 1:30 pm

5965 Camino Del Rey, Bonsall, CA 92003

Offering country living without isolation, the remarkable 140+ acre property is in a highly sought-after equestrian area within easy driving distance of San Diego and Los Angeles. Alfalfa fields, pastures, citrus & avocado groves carpet the hillsides and surround a ranch office, large machinery barn/garage facilities, two charming Spanish style 3-bedroom homes (one with a private pool), plus several 2-bedroom apartment units. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com.

R.S.V.P Billy Long, 970.948.1333 or David Mossler, 310.471.7499

Lava Lakes Ranch – Montague, CA

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Located in northern California’s Shasta Valley, Steven Seagal’s 5,329-acre Lava Lakes Nature Preserve is a hidden and private paradise with seven lakes, lush irrigated meadows, wild wooded uplands and spectacular rock formations. The 14,063 sq.ft. residence overlooks Barton Lake with imposing views of Mt. Shasta. Nearby is an additional home with guest house, barns and corrals. Currently operating as a nature preserve and working cattle ranch For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com.

$12,000,000. Contact Billy Long

Stillwater Ranch – Redding, CA

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This tranquil 507-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

Sunshine Cattle Company – Redding, CA

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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 gold 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

Chaparral Lakes Ranch – Redding, CA

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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


November 10th, 2014

SUN DANCE RANCH – Colorado Springs, Colorado


$3,595,000  NOW $2,900,000 (Almost 30% below 2013 MIA Appraisal of $4,090,000)

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This 373-acre equestrian facility is conveniently located near Monument, Colorado Springs and the U.S. Air Force Academy, with easy access to Denver and DIA. The property features a custom 6,723 sq.ft. brick home built in 1996 with spectacular views in every direction. The residence enjoys southwest exposure and its ideal positioning offers unobstructed views across a tranquil pond and gently rolling pastures. The interior design is unmatched with brick and timber architectural details, vaulted ceilings, four gas fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen, hardwood and slate floors, custom cabinets, a private library, downstairs entertainment area with wet-bar, walkout patio, wrap-around porch, game and workout rooms, and a three-car attached garage.

Horse improvements include a 10-stall horse barn attached to a 72′ x 180′ indoor riding arena, office, apartment with kitchen, bath, and shower facilities, breeding area, tack room, utility room, feed and hay storage area, outdoor arena, lean-tos with electric and water. There are two wells that supply water to the improvements and livestock. Underground water rights are also a part of the sale, as well as the Seller’s mineral rights. Potential conservation easement candidate, or move forward with the 74-lot Concept Plan prepared by LRA in 2006 along with a preliminary drainage plan.

For additional photos, information and to download a brochure, visit rmabrokers.com

Contact Jason Legler,  970.978.1559

Colorado Ranch Price Reductions

November 7th, 2014

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TANIN ESTATE, Elizabeth, CO – The 303.85-acre Tanin Estate has been surveyed and approved by Elbert County for division into minimum of 35-acre parcels. Conveniently located between Elizabeth and Franktown with an easy commute to Denver and Colorado Springs, the gently rolling farmland would make an excellent horse ranch or prime residential development site. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $1,139,438  NOW $969,760. Contact Happy Broussard

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RAFTER 5 SNAKE RIVER RANCH, Maybell, CO – 741 acres of high desert rangeland located in the northwest corner of Colorado with approximately one mile of both sides of the Little Snake River winding through the eastern edge of the ranch. The ranch is located in and near some of the best big game hunting units in the state. A newer log cabin overlooks the long river valley. For additional information, go to rmabrokers.com. $1,100,000  NOW $945,000. Contact Christy Belton

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.)

The cattle put on good gains all summer, coming in at about 600 lbs and leaving at 800-850 bs. 

Colorado ranches are among the most desirable in the nation for putting weight on cattle.


Looking for a cattle ranch?  See all of Ranch Marketing Associates’ cattle ranches for sale.

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  ·