Archive for the ‘Colorado Fly Fishing’ Category

Summer in the Colorado Rockies: An Article Featuring the North Fork Ranch

September 11th, 2013

It is not too late to imagine a perfect summer day. A gentle wind washes over you as the sun beams down from a cobalt sky. All around you a stunning mountain panorama unfolds—rocky peaks and emerald valleys, soaring pine trees and cold, babbling brooks. Click here to read more in the article on why Colorado is considered the ultimate playground.

The North Fork Ranch, an exceptional fly fishing and dude ranch, is also featured in this article.

Colorado Ranches Significantly Reduced

August 21st, 2013

On Top of Colorado – Own a View of the Castles

Majestic is simply one of the ways to describe this 325-acre property. It presents the rare opportunity to own one of the best views in Colorado, build a luxurious getaway On Top of Colorado and experience some of the most dramatic vistas a place has to offer. The property boasts tremendous big game hunting and fishing in the private trout pond.

Offering Price is $1.95M, Reduced from $3.9M – 50% Off!

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Price Reduction – Ranch on the Roaring Fork

May 14th, 2013

Sudmeier Pat 90646-S1-0005In the most prestigious resort valley in the scenic Rocky Mountains, the 282-acre ranch spans the second largest privately- held river frontage on the Gold Medal designated Roaring Fork River. With 1 full mile of river running through the ranch, lined with a mature cottonwood forest, spring creek, 3 spring fed trout ponds and a mile of shared boundary with forested Federal lands, this Aspen Valley property represents a rare ownership opportunity for the serious outdoor enthusiast. Read More…

Offering Price is $7.75M, Reduced from $12.5M

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New Colorado Listing – North Fork Ranch

October 18th, 2012

Located in Conifer, Colorado, in Jefferson County, the North Fork Ranch is an ideal secluded corporate retreat or private family getaway. This 505-acre ranch enjoys exceptional recreational opportunities all within a 1-hour drive to Denver. With over half a mile of the North Fork of the South Platte River flowing through the property, the ranch offers excellent fly fishing a stone’s throw from the lodge. This Orvis-endorsed lodge and ranch operation enjoys guided trophy trout fishing for anglers of all skills levels. » More: New Colorado Listing – North Fork Ranch

The Lodge at Keyah Grande

September 25th, 2012

 

A luxurious wilderness retreat in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, the Lodge at Keyah Grande is located 10 miles west of Pagosa Springs and 45 miles east of Durango, Colorado. This is a serene and inspiring retreat offering adventures in nature. With eight well-appointed guest suites the Lodge boasts modern technology, unique architecture, classical art and international décor, creating an elegant and tranquil setting. The grand living spaces and 500-acre “backyard” are open for ATV rides, entertaining, inspiring hikes and trophy elk hunts. Enjoy wildlife viewing from the dramatic “flying deck”, which extends from the ridgeline off the backside of the Lodge, and share the day’s stories around the African-inspired fire pit. Hunting is excellentand more opportunities prevail on adjacent public land (elk, Mule deer, mountain lion, bear and turkey). The Lodge has been featured in numerous publications and was named one of the Top New Hotels of 2006 in Condé Nast Magazine.

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Colorado Rivers and Streams Benefit from Lease of Water Rights

July 6th, 2012

A recent article from The Denver Post says that this year’s looming drought has prompted a new push to prevent harm to streams and rivers by temporarily leasing water normally diverted to household taps, farms and ranchlands. Water authorities and conservation groups say that these leases ensure sufficient water in streams and rivers will mean the difference between life and death for fish, bugs, animals and riparian vegetation.  » More: Colorado Rivers and Streams Benefit from Lease of Water Rights

Recently Reduced Colorado Ranches

February 27th, 2012

Mountain Spirit Lodge on the Navajo River – Reduced to $5M

Located in Chromo, Colorado, these 115 acres enjoy one mile of Navajo River frontage and boast a main lodge, river house, barn and outbuildings.  Truly a magical place where art and nature coexist, Mountain Spirit Lodge on the Navajo River has some of the best fly fishing in the lower 48 states, in addition to resident wildlife including turkey, elk, Mule deer, black bear and lion.  The main lodge is comprised of 6,000 sqft  and the river house is situated on the Navajo River and is a short walk to the main lodge. The Mountain Spirit Lodge on the Navajo River is a sportsman’s paradise wonderfully suited for families, corporations or anyone looking for a majestic getaway.

Antero Mountain Ranch – Reduced to $2.5M

Surrounded entirely by the grand splendor of the San Isabel National Forest, the Antero Mountain Ranch is a 160-deeded acre inholding offering panoramic views of towering mountain peaks, excellent year round access, underground utilities, convenience to nearby amenities, world-class recreational access and unmatched peaceful solitude! This gated, end-of-the-road oasis offers total privacy and endless recreational pursuits from the convenience of the 2,800 sqft lodge style home.  Alpine lakes, secluded waterfalls and endless trails can be accessed directly from the property making this an ideal retreat for equestrian enthusiasts, big game hunters, hikers or those who simply are looking for a quiet respite in Colorado seclusion.

Sold! Yampa TailWaters Preserve: Legacy Fishing Retreat

January 25th, 2012

Congratulations to Alex Maher, Brian Hartley and Ben Pierce for the closing of this Colorado ranch! Yampa TailWaters Preserve is a legacy fishing retreat offering arguably, the single best, private tailwater fishery in North America given its year-round fishing season. Large rainbow and brown trout migrate up 128 miles of the undammed Yampa River to spawn and reside in this first mile and three quarters of tailwaters below Catamount Dam. The 514-acre ranch is ideally situated in the heart of the amenity-rich splendor of the famed resort valley of Steamboat Springs. With nutrient rich water teeming with trophy trout, this rare offering combines one of the premier fisheries in the country with quiet, peaceful seclusion as well as exceptional accessibility. Yampa TailWaters Preserve boasts approximately a mile and three quarters of both sides of the Yampa River with completely private wild trout fishing that is consistently good in fall, winter, spring and summer. » More: Sold! Yampa TailWaters Preserve: Legacy Fishing Retreat

Colorado Ranches for Sale!

January 6th, 2012

John Denver had it figured out when he sang about the Colorado rocky mountain high! Live Water Properties features breathtaking ranch properties throughout Colorado. These Colorado ranches for sale are the finest recreational properties available, whether set on one of the state’s famed rivers, shoulder to shoulder with pristine national forest, or perched above a spectacular mountain vista, opportunities abound. With endless opportunities for skiing, fishing and hunting enthusiasts alike, Colorado is the destination for outdoor lovers interested in owning ranch real estate.  » More: Colorado Ranches for Sale!

9th Annual Rocky Mountain Fly Fishing Celebrity Classic/Redbone Tournament

October 18th, 2011

Denver-based Live Water Properties broker, Brian Hartley and guest, Mark Lucas took to the cool waters of the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers last month to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease affecting approximately 30,000 children and adults in the United States. A defective gene causes the body to produce an abnormally thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening lung infections. The 9th Annual Rocky Mountain Fly Fishing Celebrity Classic/Redbone Tournament was a rousing success as 14 teams raised over $71,000 to help fund further research and raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis via a 2-man tag team attack on the fiery trout of the scenic Roaring Fork Valley watershed. » More: 9th Annual Rocky Mountain Fly Fishing Celebrity Classic/Redbone Tournament