Mountain recreation land bordering BLM with ponds, water rights, and historic cabins for sale Located due West of Montrose, Colorado approximately 12 miles as the crow flies, this 465-acre mountain ranch is located on the eastern edge of the Uncompahgre Plateau. Year-round county road access along Transfer Road traverses through the center of the property, making access a quick 20 minute drive to town. With early irrigation rights provided by the Evergreen Heights ditch company, early summer and spring months grow lush mountain grasses, best utilized for cattle grazing. Three ponds on the property fill with the early water and carry stock water through the remainder of the summer and fall months. A spring located along transfer road continuously flows into stock tanks, providing clean, clear stock water. Two historic cabins reside on site, as well working corrals, cattle loading chutes, and cross fencing. A natural gas line runs through the property, and domestic water would be provided through drilling a well. There is no electricity on the property, and any residence would require either solar or generator for electric use. Historically, the acreage has been utilized for early season cattle grazing. Since 2017, snow pack has been decreased since prior years, and the current owner has run approximately 80 pair from June through November in the past 4 years. The property lends itself best toward a mountain cabin development. With easy access from Transfer road, it could be subdivided into 13 parcels of 35 acres. With ponds, some irrigation water, easy access, and good hunting, mountain cabin parcels would satisfy many buyers' needs. Hunting is great on location. With local mule deer bucks and elk herds, wild game can be found on the property year-round, especially during hunting seasons when public lands pressure can be significant. Being located in GMU 62, the highest success rates for public land bull elk is in the first rifle season, with later seasons seeing game being pushed down to public lands below.