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FARRIS RANCH, a rare opportunity to live close to town but feel secluded

Silt, Garfield County , Colorado

uncovered arena • pen • hay barn • pond • 1 barn with 2 stalls

Property description

Welcome to the Farris Ranch! Here is a rare opportunity to live close to town but feel secluded. 170 +/-acre ranch has everything you need to have cows, raise hay, and enjoy your horses. The ranch is a short drive to Rifle, Glenwood Springs, and Aspen, with a private service airport and fueling stop, only 20 minutes away. Aspen and Grand Junction Airports are one and a half hours away. This hard-to-find property is waiting for its new owner to love it as much as the current owners do.


Home Features

  • The main residence is 3200 Sq. Ft. 3-bedroom 3.5 bath home with Stucco exterior and new Propanel roof in 2013. Covered front porch to sit and sip while watching the fantastic Colorado sunsets. Watch the sunrise from the covered back porch while looking out over your hay meadows. This is the perfect spot for your hot tub or outdoor kitchen with a firepit at the end of the day. Tastefully remodeled in 2014, with acacia/Bamboo hardwood floors, tile in wet areas, stainless steel appliances and 2 walk in pantries. Main bedroom is a suite with a custom walk-in shower. An attached two car garage.

Lot Features

  • 20x40 Shop with concrete floor and floor drain, wired for 220, water to exterior, shop door large enough to accommodate a farm or semi-tractor.
  • 36X38 Haybarn w/12X24 overhang.
  • 12X24 Metal shed/tack room with concrete floor and 2-stalls, plenty of room to store feed and/or small equipment. Frost free hydrant at corner of building.
  • 22X64 Concrete building with 17 X15 office and bathroom, concrete floors, laundry area It could be used for woodworking, or leatherworking. Historically the area was a kennel that is grandfathered with Garfield County. This would also make a good short-term rental, mother-in-law or Casita. There are 2 exterior faucets.
  • RV hook-up with water and electricity.
  • 80+/- acres of organic irrigated hay ground.
  • Water rights: 1250 Shares of the New Multi Trina Ditch Company Stock.
  • 5+/- acre reservoir with decreed (Lockard Reservoir #2 96W287) first right to fill spring and fall.
  • Pump house for the reservoir is winterized.
  • Completely fenced and crossed fenced.
  • Reservoir provides habitat for waterfowl and water source for livestock and wildlife. Elk and deer migrate through the property.
  • Access to landlocked BLM public land.
  • Deeded in 3 parcels and eligible for a split of 535-acre parcels.
  • Equipment and panels available through private treaty.
  • Property is an excellent venue for outdoor activities, weddings, family gatherings, scout outings, hunting (Unit 42), fishing and so much more to dream about.

Horse Facility Features

  • Plenty of room to work livestock with multiple frost-free hydrants throughout the corrals, fed by either well or pump from the reservoir.
  • Feed bunk in corrals.
  • 30X50 Covered livestock working area with metal alley and pens.
  • 60' Round Pen w/Frost Free Hydrant
  • 150X250 Arena with roping chute, return ally.


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Silt, Silt, Garfield County, Colorado




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