Rancho De Malo is a unique property with ultimate privacy and seclusion
300 Horseshoe Drive
Basalt, CO, USA
Basalt, CO, USA
Rancho De Malo is a unique property with ultimate seclusion and privacy. There are huge, wide-open 360 degree panoramic views centered on Crown Mountain throughout this working horse ranch. This picturesque and romantic ranch is serene and spacious with over 2000 acres of surrounding open space, conservation easement and dedicated pasture land surrounded by over 50,000 acres of BLM property. This 30.45 acre retreat is a spectacular location, 2 minutes from Hwy 82 and 5 minutes from both Willits Town Center, and Downtown Basalt, yet possessing the quiet calm only found in more remote locations. The Property includes five landscaped ponds with fountains and waterfalls that are stocked with tournament rainbow trout supplied by some of the best water rights in the Roaring Fork Valley. 1.87 CFS senior water rights dating back to 1881. Streams off Sopris Creek and the Raring Fork River (home supply) meander through the property including over 370 feet of Sopris Creek frontage and over 1200 feet of Roaring Fork River home supply frontage. The property is fully landscaped with over 300 mature and aged evergreens including blue spruces, firs and pines as well as hundreds of mature aspens and cottonwoods and many other species including dozens of fruit trees. The entire property is covered by a fully automated and computerized irrigation system with 6 computerized pump stations and a 700' computerized irrigation pivot that automatically irrigates all of the outward pastures and combines with underground automated system that utilizes the unique and abundant water rights to keep the property lush and provides for annual hay production. The barn includes 14 state of the art horse stalls with automatic watering, remote cameras throughout the barn and property for remote monitoring. The fully heated barn also has 3-6 additional parking spaces, 3-bay full mechanic's shop, wood shop, pistol range, ranch shop, employee lunch area and bathroom. The upper level has 3,200 sq. ft. of living space with a full kitchen, full bathroom, bar/saloon, lounge area, game area and dance floor. The state of the art barn is protected by a "commercial high-rise " fire protection system with computerized redundant pumps and dedicated pond water supply, all powered by the barn's dedicated 400 amp separate service. The Main Residence enjoys over 2000 sq.ft. of decks fronting stocked fishing ponds and Sopris Creek. The Creekside Guest house, stone BBQ and pizza oven and outdoor cooking facilities make the spacious decks and landscaped gathering niches perfect for family and guest entertainment and special events. The timeless blend of the log exterior with a Venetian plaster interior and luxurious deep cherry wood trim over dark hardwood floors has two floor to ceiling stone fireplaces that define the open living spaces in the expansive Great Room. The vaulted ceilings, with massive log beams combines with the huge full wall windows to bring the majestic outside views to be part of the interior living environment. The media room and adjoining wine cellar provide an additional ultimate entertainment area. The Master bedroom suites are accompanied by large travertine bathrooms and custom steam showers and spacious walk-in closets. As a TDR (Transferable Development Rights) designated receiver site an additional 2,500 square feet of additional living space per TDR and upon approval provides this already exceptional and unique property even more one of a kind opportunities as a private ranch, family estate or generational compound legacy property.