Akron, Colorado Houses for Sale
Relative Price (per sqft.)
|House Size (sqft.)||1,862||(5.11%)|
Residential / Single Family Residence For Sale
Days on Market: 16818755 Hwy 36
Akron, CO 80720
Wright's Farm & Ranch located in Washington County, CO has been in the same family for over 75 years! The rare opportunity to purchase a farm and ranch combination of this magnitude in Eastern Colorado doesn't come around very often. Wright's Farm & Ranch consists of 12,459 +/- acres mostly contiguous with only a few outlying parcels. The main headquarters is situated on US Hwy 36 approximately 1.5 hours east of Denver.LandWright’s Farm & Ranch consists of 6654 +/- acres of gently rolling to level, highly productive dryland farm ground with good soils, 4557 +/- acres of rolling native grass pastures and 1248 +/- acres of State of Colorado Land Board leased ground covered in native grass. The Sellers will assist with the transfer of the State leased land although the transfer of said lease will need to be approved by the State of Colorado Land Board and is not guaranteed by the Sellers. The pastures are well watered with strategically placed large water tanks being suppled with water through an extensive pipeline system, multiple springs, and several dirt tanks that retain natural runoff water. The perimeter and cross fences are in excellent condition. ImprovementsWright’s Farm & Ranch boasts excellent improvements. There are 3 very nice homes on this farm and ranch along with several outbuildings, a large grain complex with 355,000 bushels of grain storage, a 70′ truck scale w/scale house, 60’X175′ insulated shop w/concrete floor, 40’X100′ Quonset w/concrete floor, corrals with processing shoot and loadout, a backgrounding feedlot w/40’X140′ shop w/concrete floor and a calving barn. The main home is a wonderful 5276 sq ft 2 story brick home with 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, open kitchen/living room space with wood pellet stove. There is a utility elevator that accesses all floors. 2 office or open room spaces on main level, spacious laundry/mud room, large upstairs & downstairs open space with newly installed flooring, paint & trim. A 3 car attached garage, large patio with a 9 person hot tub and beautiful pergola & fire pit. The front yard has a decorative vinyl fence. The home has electric baseboard heat as well as an electric forced air furnace and central AC. The Foreman’s house is a 4096 sq ft brick home with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, there is wood pellet stove in living room, large basement under the newer addition that was added around 2004, 4 car attached garage, laundry/mud room, pantry & upstairs living space where two of the bedrooms are located and electric baseboard heat. The Hired man’s house is 1868 sq ft that was recently remodeled in 2019 consisting of 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, open concept living/dining/kitchen space. The home includes a wood pellet stove, electric heat, a porch and laundry room area, hardwood floors throughout. There are corrals, a round top shed and chicken coop at this location. RecreationWright’s Farm & Ranch offers endless recreation from hunting small game and varmints to monster plains mule deer and pronghorn. You also have the opportunity to go hiking, biking or having fun on your ATV/UTV all on your own property! AgricultureWright’s Farm & Ranch is a diverse dryland farm and cow/calf ranch combination. The dryland farming utilizes a mix of no-till and minimum till to produce winter wheat, corn and millet which are sold as cash crops and a variety of feed crops to supplement the ranches cattle operation. The dryland farm is highly productive and is in an area known for good yields. The Sellers operate the ranch portion as a commercial cow/calf herd, running predominately Angus based cows and Red Angus bulls. They generally wean and pre-condition the majority of their calf crop and will retain replacement quality heifers to put back into the herd and will sell most of the steers and remaining heifers to go to feedlots. The Sellers do finish some cattle and sell quality beef to various friends, family and consumers. The grass on the ranch is mostly contiguous allowing the cattle to be moved throughout the ranch without the need to do any hauling. There are several reputation grain elevators and livestock sale barns in the area which enhance the marketing of grain and livestock produced on this farm and ranch. Water/Mineral Rights & Natural ResourcesAll appurtenant water rights associated with this property will transfer to the Buyer upon Closing. There are no Mineral Rights included with the sale of this property. Region & ClimateWright’s Farm & Ranch is located in southern Washington County on the Eastern Plains of Colorado in an area that normally receives 14″ of annual rainfall, with low humidity and almost 300 days of sunshine per year. HistoryThe Eastern Plains of Colorado have long been the hunting grounds for Native Americans and early settlers, once tens of thousands of bison roamed these grass covered rolling hills and lush stream bottoms. The area was also grazing territory for the historic cattle drives from Texas to Montana. Most recently this area has mainly been utilized for ranching or dryland farming. LocationWright’s Farm & Ranch is located along US Hwy 36 between the small communities of Anton and Lindon, approximately 1 1/2 hours east of Denver and DIA in Washington County. The farm and ranch is basically an hour south of Brush and I-76 and an hour north of Limon and I-70. Akron, the County Seat for Washington County and home to the Colorado Plains Regional airport is 30 minutes away. There are 2 schools (Woodlin and Arickaree) in the area. Only a few minutes away from the headquarters in Anton you will find a grocery store and the Anton Coop gas/fuel station.