This custom-built mountain home in Delilah Peak Ranch has one of the most picturesque settings there is. Price reduced, this home and 35 acres is a steal at $695,000.
If you want either a vacation or a permanent home, this property checks all the boxes. It has an open concept which is great for the cook. The kitchen island seats four comfortably and there is plenty of storage in the beautifully made cupboards.
The many large arched windows in the living room brings nature inside. There is a raised deck that runs along the back of the house.
The home at Delilah Peak Ranch offers beautiful wood floors and doors. Hallways and bedrooms are generously sized. The master is on the main level but there is room for family and friends with 3 additional bedrooms on the lower level.
This property is perfectly located whether you like nature or history or both. There is plenty to see and do. Elk, mule deer, turkey and black bear roam around. For an active nature loving family, the entrance to BLM and Pike National Forest is near.
For the fly fishermen in the family there is gold medal fly fishing on the “Dream Stream, a five mile stretch on the South Platte. The best time to try and catch a trophy brown or rainbow trout is in Fall.
If you are into history, historic Hartsel and Guffey are close by Delilah Peak Ranch on route 9. Fremont county also has many historical towns within an hour’s driving distance. For example, Cañon City, Florence and Penrose lie in the Royal Gorge region. Cañon City and Florence are famous for their farmer’s markets in the spring and summer too. Local produce includes grass-fed beef or freshly picked fruit.
You can also follow The Frontier Pathways Scenic Byway Arts and Antiques Tour which begins in Florence, “the Antique Capital of Colorado” and ends in Westcliffe.
The apple harvest in Penrose culminates in Apple Day. In the 1930s the tradition started when the apple harvest coincided with a softball tournament. Even today, nobody leaves without a slice of apple pie.
Fall is a great time to visit the towns near Delilah Peak Ranch for their harvest festivals. Children can enjoy the pumpkin patches and corn mazes and for the adults, there are wine tastings and apple cider.
If you want a night out, there are plenty of excellent restaurants in the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park area. This region is well known as the climate capital of Colorado because of its mild climate.
For the more adventurous there are a wide range of outdoor activities throughout the year in the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. If you are a thrill seeker, there are plenty of options. If you are a rock climber, there is the Via Ferrata, a guided climbing tour. You can fly 1,200 feet over the gorge on the Cloudscraper Zipline. Just a little less daring is the Royal Rush Skycoaster which hoists you up a 100 ft. tower. On the count 1-2-3 you are soaring over the gorge. If that’s a little too extreme, you can take the aerial gondola over the Arkansas River.
But if you prefer to be closer to earth, and want to get your feet wet, go white water rafting on the Arkansas. Or even more laid back, the fishing is great. There are so many other family friendly attractions in the area near Delilah Peak Ranch to explore.
Another fun family activity is a visit to historic Cripple Creek. The first homesteaders moved to the area in the 1850s. A gold rush was started in Cripple Creek, previously known as Poverty Gulch, when in 1890, a cowboy named Bob Womack discovered gold there.
By the 1900s, when the gold rush was at its height, Cripple Creek was home to 50,000 inhabitants. The gold rush ended around 1918. By then, $350 million dollars in gold had been mined. Now it is home to a different kind of gold that can be won or lost in its many casinos.
This Colorado mountain property for sale is presented by Bobby Regester of Colorado Mountain Realty. Bobby is a Colorado Real Estate broker with 22 years of experience. Don’t hesitate. Give Bobby a call or email him at:
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