47579 Hwy 160 Bayfield CO Real Estate

Nestled in the pines on 36 acres just 6 miles east of Bayfield, CO, Bama Ranch offers the perfect opportunity for a year round residence that lives like a recreational retreat. The 4 en suite master bedrooms are just screaming for this home to be a killer vacation rental. No covenants. No HOA and No Conservation Easement allow for endless opportunities. The ranch is located at 7200' elevation with good southern exposure and excellent year round access. Vegetation consists of towering ponderosa pines, mature gamble oak, and native grass meadows. Improvements consist of a stunning 5200 sq ft custom log home, a 3200 sq ft heated shop with 3 RV doors and 2 standard garage doors, a 3 stall horse barn with tackroom and bathroom, 2 small quonesehuts, loafing shed and corrals, and one of the finest chicken coops you'll ever lay eyes on. Annual taxes are $5,479.08. Elk, mule deer, and turkey are frequently seen on the property. This is Colorado Game Management Unit # 751 where you can purchase over the counter bull elk tags. Cow elk, and both buck & doe mule deer tags are acquired through the draw process and usually obtained with only 1 preference point. For those of you that love making turns on the slopes, you'll have your choice from 2 of the best ski areas in Colorado. It's only 58 miles to Wolf Creek Ski Area and 52 miles to Purgatory Resort. The 1.8 million acre San Juan National Forest sits only 450' from the north property line.