Peregrine Ranch is a rare 559-acre piece of heaven on earth. Nestled in the foothills, this undeveloped land offers a blank slate for residential development or a private mountain escape. Breathtaking city and mountain views, rambling peaks, captivating rock formations, a meandering stream and abundant wildlife make this ranch land a picture-perfect Colorado place to live. Rugged and gentle terrain, forested foothills, vistas and watersheds create dramatic elevation changes throughout the site. The land is well-suited for outdoor adventures like horse-back riding, rock-climbing, camping, hiking, nature watching, ATVs and ranching.
LOCATION: 20 minutes from downtown Denver, Boulder, and an hour from the nearest ski resort, Peregrine Ranch offers a secluded getaway within reach of the amenities of city living. The private access road runs alongside White Ranch Park and Bear Tooth Ranch an exclusive luxury home community.
WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE: Named for its soaring peregrine falcons, Peregrine Ranch is home to a rich wildlife population. With critical biological resources like the habitat for the Prebles Jumping Mouse, an elk/deer migration corridor down Ralston Creek, moose, and adjacent bear and raptor habitats, nature abounds at every bend and peak.
MINING HISTORY/RESTORATION: Peregrine Ranch was once part of a larger property that included underground pitchblende ore and aggregate mines. The buyer has a unique opportunity to be a neighbor to a part of Colorados rich mining history. Closed in 1995, the 1000 ft deep mines offer little evidence of the importance played in Colorados mining history. The retained mine property includes a mine water treatment plant, reclamated rock piles and a wildlife restoration area. Ralston Creek, that runs through the Ranch, is being re-constructed to follow a sinuous path, include wetland areas, and restore the natural beauty of the valley and critical wildlife habitat.
(Listed by Heather Brecl, 720-849-2732)