Hatch - Mortensen Ranch is located approximately three miles southeast of Del Norte, Colorado, south of US Highway 160. This historic ranch has water rights in one of the most senior water rights ditches on the Rio Grande River; the Rio Grande Ditch No. 1 Company,  Priority No. 8 as of August 1, 1870. The ranch has a long history of agriculture and cattle production.

Hatch - Mortensen Ranch has a total acreage of 463 acres (m/l), of which 216 acres is irrigated with senior surface water rights. The ranch has nearly one-half mile of US Highway 160 frontage. The entire southern boundary borders Bureau of Land Management (B.L.M.) public lands allowing for access to BLM and Rio Grande National Forest directly from the ranch.

Hatch - Mortensen Ranch is the largest shareholder on the Rio Grande Ditch No. 1 Company with 1.76 shares of 7 total shares. These 1.76 shares equal 3.218 cubic feet per second of Priority No. 8 water rights to irrigate the 216 acres below the ditch.

Hatch - Mortensen Ranch has small living quarters with one bedroom and one bathroom in addition to calving sheds, corrals, and grain bins.

Hatch - Mortensen Ranch is located in the beautiful high alpine San Luis Valley of southwestern Colorado. Mountain views in all directions of the majestic Colorado Rocky Mountains including fourteen thousand foot peaks in the Sangre de Cristo range. The ranch is nearby to recreation at Wolf Creek Ski Area, "Most Snow in Colorado", climbing at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, fishing and rafting the mighty Rio Grande River, hunting big game, small game, and waterfowl from the ranch, access to Astronaut Kent Rominger Airport at Del Norte as well as commercial air service at the San Luis Valley Regional Airport in Alamosa.

 RANCH OFFERED AT: $1,500,000.00