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Phenomenal Mountain Oasis! A Unique Rist Canyon Equestrian Haven ~ CO Paradise!

Bellvue , Larimer County , Colorado

pen • hay barn • fenced • 2 barns with 5 stalls

Property description

Phenomenal Mountain Oasis! This lovely equestrian paradise has it all at 15.25 tranquil acres + easy convenient accessibility only 15 minutes up Rist Canyon Rd from Vern's on 287. Lovingly maintained as nature beckons at every turn, Fresh, Updated & Move-in ready. A Colorado outdoor lover's dream - Complete w/ 8 outbuildings -incl a Beautiful 5 stall barn/pasture & tack room, hay barn, 2 workshops, & more! All new roofing installed in 2020/gutters, newer casement windows, newer furnace & H2O Heater = this Beauty features all the treasures of the outdoors + Gorgeous Interior/perfect appointments! Farm to table? Check out this Eat-in Chef's kitchen w/ upper end SS appliances (Thermador gas cktp) Primary Suite has a spacious 5 piece bath, loaded w/ storage throughout. 2,038 finished w/ 3 Bdrms, 2 Baths + heated attached 2 car gar. Site finished HW flrs, Wood burning F/P & Gas Stove. Expansive deck & flagstone patio outdoor living, 5 acre pasture, previous owner had hay production.


Home Features

  • • Wood Burning Fireplace & Gas Jotel stove.
  • • Easy + Multiple accessways or doorways to outdoor living.
  • • Central Vac & Solar Tubes.
  • • 5 piece nicely sized Primary Bathroom.
  • • Fresh new interior paint & Lighting & ceiling fan.
  • • Newer upgraded casement windows.
  • • Shiny solid site finished hardwood floors + low maintenance tile.
  • • Separate convenient laundry room w/ Utility sink, Washer + Dryer.
  • • Warm natural daylight fills every room, the orientation of this home (east facing) is absolutely perfect for snow melt, and passive solar!
  • • Featuring 3 Bedrooms + 2 Bathrooms = 2,038 sqft in the main residence.
  • • Gaze out to endless miles of Unobstructed Rocky Mountain views.
  • • 3 access portals to the crawlspace.
  • • Easy flow, “Open Concept” layout, entertains amazingly with flexible and expansive outdoor living!
  • SPACIOUS Eat-in Chef’s Kitchen:
  • Designed for every convenience – truly ideal for open entertaining.
  • • Upgraded Stainless Steel gourmet kitchen appliances, 5 burner gas cooktop Thermador + Thermador hood, Kitchen Aid wall oven (upper convection oven) + Frigidaire Warmer Drawer. Microwave, Samsung Dishwasher.
  • • High end customized cabinetry with dove-tail jointing, trash pull out & crown moulding.
  • • Under cabinetry lighting.
  • • Large Format Travertine & Butcher Block countertops.
  • • Full Travertine tile backsplash.
  • • Eat-in Kitchen – loaded with cabinetry & countertop space – perfect farm to table experience!

Lot Features

  • • Elaborate Equestrian compound that embodies nature & a Complete Outdoor lover’s Colorado living environment. Farm to Table – wonderful gardening opportunities & idyllic Outdoor Living options!
  • • Seasonal stream on the property that runs around 3 months of the year.
  • • NEW 2020 roofing (Gus Roofing) main home has Class IV/Class A shingle & new gutters, new roofing on the 5 stall horse barn, detached Shop (original garage), hay barn, chicken coop, workshop to the north & haybarn.
  • • Extensive spring fed Irrigation system fully operational for the garden, flower beds & lawn.
  • • Newer casement windows.
  • • Fresh stain on planked walkways from the home.
  • • 200 amp. Main electrical panel & updated Electrical by K&R 2022.
  • • Grape Vines, Roses, Mountain perennials, apples trees & lilacs.
  • • Pride of Ownership shines, lovingly maintained inside and out!
  • • Multiple decks & pergola & large flagstone front & back patios.
  • • Outlets conveniently located under the deck
  • • Gas plumbed to the deck area, super convenient for an additional firepit and/or gas grill.
  • • 220V Electrical is run in the attached garage.
  • • Convenient Hydrants throughout the property for watering and horses.
  • • Most of the main home is low maintenance brick.
  • • Separate access road, wonderful options for camping.
  • • Cozy & Robust Wood Burning Stove in the Cabin/Retreat. (easy to connect
  • electrical if one wanted in the future.)
  • • Tank by the large piece of stone in the front flagstone patio that can be filled up for water feature.

Horse Facility Features

  • Location Description: Wooded Lot, Evergreen Trees ,Deciduous Trees, Native Grass, Rolling Lot, Sloping Lot, Meadow, Outbuildings ,House/Lot Faces E, Unincorporated
  • Horse Property: Horse(s) Allowed, Zoning Appropriate for 4+ Horses, Barn with 3+ Stalls, Pasture ,Tack Room, Hay Storage Building
  • Fences: Partially Fenced ,Enclosed Fenced Area, Wood Fence ,Wire Fence, Metal Post Fence
  • Views: Foothills View, Plains View
  • Road Access: County Road/County Maintained
  • Road Surface At Property Line: Gravel Road
  • This unique piece of “Colorado Heaven” features quick easy access, just 15 minutes from 287 & “Vern’s Place” on 15.25 peaceful acres, with abundant wildlife and nature’s breath right at your doorstep! This haven provides a 5 acre pasture with healthy past hay production & storage, and a nice diversity of meadows, access and timber. A tranquil wildlife retreat that is just far enough for privacy + seclusion, yet close enough to run into town for groceries, restaurants, hardware, stores, etc. in the peaceful town of Laporte or Fort Collins.


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11491 Rist Canyon Rd, Bellvue, Larimer County, Colorado


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