Past Auction

Carlson Family Trust

This auction was on Feb 28 Ault, CO 154± Deeded Acres

Executive Summary

The Carlson Family Trust’s Land and Water Auction includes 154± deeded acres and 96 Colorado-Big Thompson (“C-BT”) water units. The land will be offered in four tracts from 10± acres to 124± acres. The C-BT will be offered so that buyers can purchase one unit, all 96 units, or the amount that meets your specific needs.

Call Hall and Hall Auctions today to request a brochure and discuss the details.

Auction Date and Location:
Wednesday, February 28th at 10:00 AM MT
Held at the Eaton Recreation Center
1675 3rd Street
Eaton, CO 80615

Information Days:
January 23rd to 25th
Greeley Farm Show’s Hall and Hall Booth #E53
Wednesday, February 7th and 21st from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM MT
Held at the Hall and Hall Offices
100 S Cherry Ave, Unit 5B
Eaton, CO 80615

Offered in cooperation with Pacific Auction and Realty.

Just the Facts

·        96 Units of C-BT offered in 30 Tracts

·        Front Range Farmland

·        Three Irrigation Wells & 7-Tower Pivot

·        Outstanding Building Sites on Paved Roads

·        20 Miles from I-25 and Fort Collins

Learn about the locale


Directions: From Ault, Colorado, drive east on Highway 14 for 3.75 miles to CR 43. Turn north on CR 43 and continue for 2.5 miles to the property on the left.

Legal: S33-T8N-R65W: Part NE4

Water: With approval from The Northern Colorado Water Conservation District, C-BT can be placed within the Big Thompson Water Shed that stretches from Estes Park to Sterling, Colorado.

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Acreage (Deeded & Leased)

• 154± deeded acres

• Tract 1: 124± deeded acres, 67± under pivot irrigation

• Tract 2: 10± deeded acres

• Tract 3: 10± deeded acres

• Tract 4: 10± deeded acres

Deeded Acres: 154±
Total Leased Acres:
Total Acres: 154±


Land Auction Tract 1:

• Three irrigation wells

• 7-Tower Zimmatic Pivot

• Electric Water Pump

There are no improvements included in the Land Auction’s Tracts 2, 3 or 4.

Water Resources

Land Auction:

Tract 1 includes three irrigation wells.

Tracts 2, 3, and 4 do not include any current water resources. Please refer to the Colorado Division of Water Resources’ Guide to Well Permits for instructions on obtaining a well after purchase.

Water Auction:

Tract 1: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 2: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 3: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 4: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 5: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 6: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 7: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 8: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 9: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 10: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 11: 1 C-BT Unit*

Tract 12: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 13: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 14: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 15: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 16: 2 C-BT Units*

Tract 17: 3 C-BT Units*

Tract 18: 3 C-BT Units*

Tract 19: 3 C-BT Units*

Tract 20: 3 C-BT Units*

Tract 21: 3 C-BT Units*

Tract 22: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 23: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 24: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 25: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 26: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 27: 5 C-BT Units*

Tract 28: 10 C-BT Units*

Tract 29: 10 C-BT Units*

Tract 30: 10 C-BT Units*

*The successful transfer of C-BT water units is subject to the Northern Water Conservancy Act and requires auction participants to apply and be approved by the Northern Water Board of Directors. Failure to get prior approval before bidding will put the bidder’s earnest money at risk. Bidding on C-BT units without such prior approval is highly discouraged. To obtain approval to bid on C-BT units contact Sherri Rasmussen at 970-622-2217.

Mineral Rights

The Seller does not believe they own any of the land’s mineral rights. 

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Summary of Terms:

  • A ten percent buyer’s premium will be added to the final bid price(s) to determine the total contract price(s). 
  • A ten percent earnest money deposit of the total contract price will be due immediately from all successful bidders. 
  • The property and water are being sold “AS IS, WHERE IS” and without any contingencies including financing.
  • The Transfer of C-BT water units are subject to the Northern Water Conservancy Act and approval of the Northern Water Board of Directors. 

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