Your new Colorado Mountain ranch home was designed, crafted, and built in true Santa Fe style. The owner’s use of historic and time-honored southwestern construction methods, materials and flair are shown throughout this architectural masterpiece. The builders unique use of skip peeled logs for the interiors beamed ceilings, in almost all rooms; together with hand hewn cedar plank backing has created quite the artistic feel and old western Santa Fe charm. Cabinets, door panels, and light fixtures have been crafted using cacti, tamarisk, ocotillo, and various other Old Pueblo materials original to the Santa Fe style. Flooring throughout the home is real Saltillo tile sourced from Mexico within floor radiant heat. Plaster walls cast shadows and light from the many windows that were strategically placed for maximum exterior Colorado mountain views and natural light, many complete with flagstone window sills and cedar log lintels.
This Colorado Luxury Mountain has an interior that flows so well, making touring this ranch home a real delight. Entering through a set of double doors made from Pecan wood and adorned with handmade iron accents gives you a sense of security and strength. The entry hall is 8 ft. wide and 30 ft. long leading right, to the kitchen and guest rooms, left to the master suite side of the home, or straight into the massive living room with fireplace. A private music room with wagon wheel log ceiling is just off your luxury living room for musical expression, and enjoyment.
Food service and entertaining takes place in the large dining room located conveniently between the living room and kitchen, with large glass doors leading to the stained and stamped concrete patios for outdoor entertaining, north facing, lending day shade and cool Colorado evening breezes. The well-designed kitchen has a separate grilling area made of real Santa Fe mud slump block with curved arch and its own exhaust. To the right of this, you have double wall ovens for baking or keeping food warm as you prepare to serve family, friends, and guests. A large center island with cook top and pop up venting allows the chef to socialize with guests seated at the bar stools around the island. The counter tops are crafted from imported Italian porcelain and are as unique as the entire home. An eat in breakfast nook area complete with entertainment center allows the owner to enjoy morning coffee while watching the winter weather reports, and ski conditions of the 3 Colorado ski resorts close by the home.
The private master suite end of the home contains a library with custom shelves and cabinets crafted using Red Marudi wood from Africa, reclaimed from a historic mine in the mountains of Colorado. A large office with private exterior entrance is just off the master suite for business use, or utilized as a 4th guest bedroom, complete with custom gun rack, shelves and cubbies. The ample master bath with corner garden tub, walk in shower, and dual vanities with hand crafted tiles made by artisan from New Mexico, welcomes relaxation and warmth.
Your new Colorado home for sale has indoor & outdoor parking suited to keep cars, trucks, tractors, ATV’s and all your Colorado recreation equipment safe and secure. Attached to your luxury home is an oversized and heated 1000 sq. ft. garage with 3 doors and work benches. Complete with large dog door so pets can come and go with ease. The door to access the finished basement is also in the garage area. There is plenty of storage for your outdoor recreation gear and equipment. The property also has a carport structure that shelters the snowplow truck and other vehicles, 3 bays covered. Next to the carport you will find your water well systems, cistern, electronics, valves, meters and natural water treatment with ozonator equipment. Everything is clean, neat and very well kept and readily at hand for service and maintenance. A 30 ft. X 24 ft. metal equipment building houses your tractor and implements needed for property maintenance. There is extra space here for additional vehicles like kayaks, snowmobiles, ATV’s and UTV’s or additional hay/feed storage as well.
This wonderfully designed ranch property was built for the horse owner in mind with ease of care and moving your horses around the property to different pastures from the 45 ft. X 35 ft. horse barn. Your new horse barn has 5 stalls and 5 pipe paddock areas, with all of them leading out to two separate horse pastures. One pasture is a dandelion pasture that the current owner’s horses just love to be turned out in. The second irrigated pasture has a 3rd of an acre pond with a waterfall and lazy river in the middle of it.
Your new horse barn is constructed of concrete block and stucco to match the exterior of the main house. The barn is complete with shop space and a very nice tack room that includes bridle and saddle racks. Two frost free hydrants outside the barn make watering your horses a breeze. Above the barn you’ll find a hay loft with an elevator for loading hay delivered to the property. Interior fencing is all 3 rail logs and serves to contain your horses with a hot wire on the top rail. Perimeter fencing is 4.5 ft. tall with 1 X 6 top members around the entire property. A large trailer parking area right next to the barn makes loading and unloading of your horses safe and convenient.
The Castle Peak Ranch horse property and luxury home is located at 2000 Castle Peak Ranch Road in Eagle Colorado. Eagle is a laid-back area with a non-resort town vibe and a world-class wilderness backyard. The town is situated just west of Avon on I-70 roughly two hours from Denver, and 45 minutes from the world renowned ski resort of Vail Colorado, Beaver Creek ski resort is only 30 minutes away from your new Luxury Ski Home.Click the link for more info on Vail mountain and Vail ski resorts.
With 5,317 acres of skiable terrain, Vail is one of the largest ski resorts in the world with terrain to challenge you all season long.
Eagle’s motto is “Classic Colorado”, which is evident in its historic downtown combined with the beautiful outdoor recreation. Castle Peak Ranch resides at 6,601 feet of elevation in Eagle County. The town was incorporated on April 5, 1905, and has since grown to 7,196 people as of 2020. Eagle County Regional Airport and private jet center is 5 miles (8 km) to the west, located between Eagle and the town of Gypsum. Many airlines provide services from Eagle to various destinations during the ski season months, although in the low season months the airport just has services to Dallas and Denver. ECO Transit provides local transportation from Eagle to Avon and Vail.
Horseback riding right off your new Ranch into the public lands offers miles and miles of horseback adventure. For the sportsman and woman, Castle Peak Ranch has an abundance of deer and elk hunting opportunities, both on and off the Ranch, with game animals visiting the Ranch during the fall and winter months. Or you have your private hunting experience through your gate into the Bureau of Land Management lands.
The ranch sits in game unit 44, one of the most coveted trophy mule deer hunting areas in the western states. Of course, mountain biking, hiking, rafting, skiing and general outdoor recreation are only limited by your imagination and abilities as the new owners of Colorado’s Castle Peak Horse Ranch property. Fishing in the Eagle River, one of Colorado’s last remaining Freestone Rivers, featuring access to the best fly fishing in the Rocky Mountains.
Caitlin Lucchesi, she is no stranger to ranching, rodeo or horsemanship, including barrels and team roping. Caitlin has spent many years on ranches living the lifestyle of a UC Ranch Broker. Caitlin has spent years in the saddle performing at Rodeos from Colorado to Wickenburg AZ. Caitlin’s knowledge of what an equine enthusiast requires in a ranch and horse property is priceless to both buyers and the sellers who engage with her to sell a Ranch, Horse property, or mountain recreation land in the western states. Caitlin has been on Ranch and Equine properties all over the American west for clients, she is a very knowledgeable UC Ranch properties broker, and enjoys her work, her travels and her clients.
Broker Michael Krieg has listed, marketed and advertised luxury homes on Ranches, on Beaches in Costa Rica, alongside rivers, and lakes in the Rocky Mountain western states. An award winning national and international broker, Michael will saddle up and ride just about anywhere for his clients. His powerful real estate marketing and enthusiasm for superior performance is what sets him above most any other agent or broker, from the Canadian border to the Mexico border, and Costa Rica. Michael lists, markets, and diligently advertises property for and to a special demographic of buyer and seller. Should the Castle Peak Ranch check all the boxes for your new Colorado Mountain Horse property, you can contact Caitlin or Michael to schedule a private tour.
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