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Historic Country Home on Acreage for Sale with 35 Acres, Three Ponds, Barns, Irrigation Rights
Professionally remodeled in 2021, this stunning country home located in a beautiful farm and ranchette neighborhood just outside of Hotchkiss Colorado is a one-of-a-kind offering. Originally built in 1909, the home was constructed of massive blocks of quarried stone. The current owners bought the home in 2007 and began a major restoration project. The owner is a well-regarded local remodeling contractor, so he was the perfect man for the job. They added substantially to the footprint of the house and made major mechanical improvements, such as adding a geothermal heating and cooling system.
Large custom home with luxury improvements has short-term rental potential for retreats and conferences
Totaling right under 5,400 total square feet, this property has impressive improvements. All wiring, plumbing, insulation has been replaced, geothermal loops installed, professionally redone floors, brand new concrete walkways, garage and additional space above it added in 2008, kitchen area, living area, and back patio all added in 2008, and brand new geothermal-supplemented heating and cooling system added in 2008. 2021 finalized brand new bathrooms, flooring renovations, and final touches in the extra third-floor game room, as well as extra room above the garage. Two laundry rooms, office, and unfinished basement for ample storage. This home lives large, with many different rooms and areas. Delta County has relaxed regulations regarding short-term rentals and commercial usage.
Custom home in country setting has ample space for large families and groups
The home has beautiful slate, wood, tile, and carpet floors, brand new doors, windows, trim, and wrap-around deck, all completed with professional contractors. A brand new irrigation system for the home’s yard is new in 2021, fed by either the small irrigation pond or domestic house water. Brand new stamped concrete walkways, landscaping, and more completed as well.
Pressurized irrigation water to grow specialty crops
The area around Hotchkiss is known for growing specialty crops such as wine grapes, hemp, melons, vegetables, and such unusual crops as elephant garlic. The field immediately to the west of the home is approximately 4 total acres of high production hay ground. The southern acreage totaling 16 acres is completely high-fenced to keep deer out, and has four pressurized zones of irrigation provided by a sand media filter and irrigation pump. Previously used for hops, there’s four separate zones, totaling 1 acre, 1.5 acres, 4 acres, and 6 acres, with another 5 acres currently not utilized in the southwest corner.
Colorado Country Home with Pond For Sale
Three ponds cascade down through the property on the eastern side, which are fed by irrigation water provided by the Fire Mountain canal and irrigation system. Irrigation water is piped directly to the property, minimizing ground shrinkage losses.
Colorado Small Ranch with Hay Barn & Horse Barn
The property also has a large 50×80 red steel building ideal to be utilized for hay storage or other agricultural uses. Directly adjacent to the steel shop building is a 30×70 horse barn with the capacity to easily hold 5 or more horses. Domestic water hydrants are located around the agricultural and barn areas.
Future Colorado Bed and Breakfast For Sale
Being located nearby to agricultural and recreational centers, this property and the assets lend itself perfectly toward use as a bed and breakfast, hospitality property, and even Airbnb/VRBO use. The multiple bedrooms, bathrooms, living spaces, large kitchen, parking spaces, ponds & dock, and large wrap around porches can easily entertain multiple guests. The proximity to towns like Hotchkiss, Paonia, Montrose, Telluride, and Aspen make this an ideal location for travelers and weekend getaway tourists.