Thursday, September 01, 2016

Ranch property for sale or lease in Eagle County, Colorado. FSBO
Contact (970) 524-2706   Brokers Welcome!


Nestled securely against Hard Scrabble Mountain, Ute Springs Ranch spreads out over 35 acres of private land named after the Ute Indians who once lived here. Conveniently situated minutes from Vail Eagle airport the ranch is worlds away with unobstructed views of the Colorado Rockies between Eagle and Gypsum - mountain towns within Colorado’s Vail Valley.

The property has served as home to The Learning Camp, a seventeen year-old residential summer camp for children with learning differences. Surrounded by Bureau of Land Management land and trails, this income property holds 3 senior water rights and features a 2,800 square foot lodge with covered deck, spring fed pond, pastures, commercial well, pavilion, and five yurt decks.


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(970) 524-2706




The most senior rights date back to 1885.  The property owners own rights to water from 3 ditches, a spring, a well and storage at the pond and through an agreement with the Colorado River Water Conservation District.  The total volume of water decreed to the rights is approximately 304 gallons per minute.  There is storage available of 6.2 acre-feet.  

“The water rights and legal water supplies owned or controlled by Ann R. Cathcart for beneficial use on Lots 1, 2 and 3 of the Ute Springs Ranch subdivision located within the Spring Creek watershed adjacent to U.S. Bureau of Land Management property in unincorporated Eagle County, Colorado, provide a full and legally reliable water supply for commercial, domestic, fire suppression, irrigation, piscatorial (i.e. fish propagation) and recreation uses on the Ute Springs Ranch subdivision lots.  A summary tabulation of these water rights is provided herein below at Table 1.”

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Ute Springs Ranch Subdivision
Lots 2 and 3
MLS 1225217
2280 Spring Creek Road
Gypsum, Colorado


Eagle Vail Regional Airport (serving Vail, Beaver Creek and Aspen): 10 minutes
Vail: 35 minutes
Beaver Creek: 20 minutes
Glenwood Hot Springs: 30 minutes
White River National Forest: 35 minutes
Aspen: 90 minutes
Snowmass: 60 minutes
Colorado & Eagle Rivers: 10 minutes
16 area golf courses


  • 24 Acres (12 acres per lot)
  • Income property
  • 3 senior water rights
  • Bordered by BLM land and trails
  • Unobstructed mountain views


  • 2,800 sq ft lodge (3 bedrooms, 2 baths, great room, kitchen, large covered deck, loft, and bathhouse)
  • 800 sq ft pavilion
  • Commercial well
  • Spring-fed public water system
  • Spring-fed pond
  • 5 yurt decks


-Rustic Hospitality Experiences
      Glamour Camping
      Dinner Outings
      Dude Ranch
-Summer Residential Camp
-Recreation Base Camp
      White Water Rafting
      Cross Country & Downhill Skiing
      Mountain Biking
      Hunting & Fishing
      Horseback Riding
-Organization/Church Retreat