Rico River Ranch

27 Riverfront Acres

Offered at $895,000


Colorado Riverfront Land For Sale


Rico River Ranch  is a rare and coveted 27 acres of vacant residential riverfront land for sale in the heart of the majestic Rocky Mountains of Southwest Colorado.  With year-round paved access off the scenic San Juan Skyway it's ideally located only 25 miles from the world-classTelluride Ski & Golf Resort. The parcel is bisected by the beautiful Upper Dolores River home to brown, brook, rainbow and the occasional cutthroat trout with over a half mile of frontage. It also has a seasonal stream meandering through the property and a larger stream adjacent to the south end. It's bordered on two sides by hundreds of thousands of acres of pristine San Juan National Forest  yet within walking distance to the quaint historic town of Rico providing the perfect balance of privacy, recreation and unspoiled nature along with convenient town amenities. The parcel is a mix of sun-kissed open meadows and gently sloping hillsides graced with aspen, pine and blue spruce.  It's centered by a riparian corridor providing an excellent wildlife habitat and potential for an expanded water feature if desired. This is an ideal location for a private estate or riverfront lodge and also a developer's dream with no covenants or deed restrictions and county codes allowing up to 9 lots.  There are numerous sunny building envelopes on BOTH sides of the river all offering expansive river and mountain views and direct private access to many miles of river and forest trails.

With its convenient location, unparalleled beauty, abundant wildlife and a myriad of recreational opportunities to enjoy right outside your front door, Rico River Ranch is the quintessential sports and nature lover's paradise.  Don't miss this opportunity to own the most stunning, versatile and best-priced riverfront property available in the Telluride region!