Canyon of the Ancients Ranch offers some of the most beautiful views and building sites in the desert Southwest Four Corners Region of Colorado. The ranch borders BLM lands and Canyon of the Ancients National Monument offering hundreds of thousands of acres for recreation. The ranch offers some truly unique building locations that allow an architect to incorporate rock formations as well as use architecture that incorporates the look and feel of the Ancient Cliff Dwellings of the area. The ranch is well suited as a horse property with many areas suitable to build a home as well as any needed equestrian facilities and the views are incredible. Recreation There is no shortage of recreational activities in the area ranging from hiking to snow skiing. There are hundreds of thousands of acres of public land in the region to hike, camp, offroad, and bike. Not to mention the close proximity to some of the most astounding Native American Cultural Sites. Mesa Verde National Park is only an hour away. Additional Native American sites: Hovenweep National Monument Canyon of the Ancients Aztec Ruins Chaco Canyon Canyon de Chelly Purgatory Ski resort is only 2 hours hour away as well for those who love to ski. Water and Power The property qualifies for a domestic well permit and power and phone are at the property line. The property also has a well with a windmill that is not functioning and a large surface tank that will catch significant water from snowmelt and rain runoff. There is also a small spring up one of the draws. The ranch sits at around 5,000 feet in elevation with the lowest point being next to the county road and progressing up to nearly 5,400 feet in elevation. Vegetation consists of juniper, sage, and pinyon pines with western grasses such as blue and black grama as well as some buffalo and bunch grasses interspersed. McElmo Creek Guest Ranch, also listed by Ranch Marketers, could be acquired along with this acreage. Additionally, there are over 800 acres of additional land that could be added to the property.