Colorado hobby farm on 40 acres with running creek & views

20652 Brimstone Road, Olathe, CO 81413


Western Colorado hobby farm with irrigated acreage for sale

This western Colorado hobby farm is located approximately 5 miles northwest of Cedaredge, CO. The 39-acre property consists of a nice mix of irrigated acreage and pinyon pine and juniper forest that provides plenty of seclusion while offering amazing views. The year-round Ward Creek, a major source of irrigation water to the Surface Creek Valley below, runs through the property along with several seasonal irrigation ditches. Situated on the southern slope of the Grand Mesa, this ranch property sits at 6,450’ in elevation and is home to resident mule deer, wild turkey, and occasional black bear and elk. Extensive fire mitigation has been performed on the property in 2016 and the beautifully manicured yard contains several wild plum trees and apple, apricot and pear trees.

Colorado country home and shop building for sale

Improvements on this Colorado hobby farm property consists of a well-built 3,635 square foot home with 4-bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths, a heated shop building with an additional 3/4 bath inside, and a 1,050 square foot equipment shed. The home was originally constructed in 2001 and the walkout basement was finished in 2014. Heat to the home is fueled by propane and provided by hot water baseboards, a wood burning fireplace and a passive-solar family room floor. Freshly painted in 2017, the exterior of this home contains a covered front porch and wraparound rear deck that creates additional outdoor living space to take in views of the Grand Mesa and resident wildlife.  The 1,200 square foot shop building has a 200 amp service and is wired with 220V, is plumbed and wired for washer/dryer hookups and has RV hookups for power, water, and waste.

Western slope of Colorado—Cedaredge is a great place to retire

If you haven’t heard of Cedaredge, CO you’re not alone. With a surrounding population of around 2,100 residents, the town of Cedaredge is known as the “Gateway to the Grand Mesa”. The town has much to offer in the form of recreational activities and a slower paced “western slope” lifestyle. The town is located about an hour southeast of Grand Junction, CO and approximately 45 minutes northeast of Montrose, CO—both containing regional airports. Cedaredge offers many local restaurants, a hardware store with full lumberyard, a grocery store, doctors and dentists offices, and very good schools servicing grades K-12. In addition to the outdoor recreation provided by the nearby Grand Mesa, Cedaredge is also home to the Cedaredge Golf Club—a very affordable and challenging 18-hole public golf course. Devil’s Thumb Golf Course in Delta, CO is only 25 minutes away as well.

Colorado recreational property for sale, hunting, fishing, golfing, & skiing nearby

The Grand Mesa, the world’s largest flattop mountain, is perched above this Colorado hobby farm property. Only 20 minutes from the property to the top, the Grand Mesa is home to the Grand Mesa National Forest consisting of over 300 lakes and reservoirs and offers over 500 square miles of recreational activities. Fishing on the Grand Mesa can be quite rewarding in the many stocked lakes and reservoirs, with several varieties of trout—including Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Brook Trout, and Rainbow Trout. Mountain bikers, ATV and UTV riders, horseback riders and hikers can enjoy miles of trails. Located in Game Management Units 411, 41, 521 and 52, the Grand Mesa is known for its excellent big game hunting. Elk herds are managed for a 4:1 cow to bull ratio and this combined unit is an over-the-counter elk unit. Mule deer, black bear, mountain lion and moose are also found on the Grand Mesa. Winter activities on the Mesa include several maintained Nordic ski trails, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and Powderhorn Ski Resort is located just 30 minutes away.

Property Address

Address :20652 Brimstone Road
Country:United States

Property Details

Property Id : 05022-13033
Property Type : Country Homes
Property Size: 40
Bedrooms 4
Year Built : 2001
Property Building Size: 3635
Bathrooms : 4

Property Features

Year-round creek
40 total acres
22 irrigated acres
Heated shop
Domestic well
Close to Grand Mesa
Golfing nearby
Located in GMU 411

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