Past Auction

Cucharas Ranch

This auction was on Jun 28 Walsenburg, CO 12,088± Deeded Acres

Executive Summary

The 12,088± acre Cucharas Ranch is located on the north side of Hwy. 10 just 7 miles east of Walsenburg, Colorado and adjacent to the Maria Reservoir in the open, rolling prairie and arroyos of the Colorado Front Range just at the eastern edge of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Mesas reaching up to 6,500 feet, broken country which yields not only hunting and aesthetic value but also winter protection for a year-round cattle operation. The Cucharas River and wide open, grama short-grass prairieland are the significant features of this exceptional property. It is rare to find a hunting, recreational, working cattle ranch of this size with such good access and multiple uses.

Property will be offered in 3 Tracts and Combinations

Learn about the locale


The Cucharas Ranch is located 7 miles east of Walsenburg, CO on the norht side of Highway 10, adjacent to the Maria Reservoir.


According to the Western Regional Climate Center, Walsenburg, CO has an annual precipitation of 15.97" which includes 81.8" of snowfall. The months of November through March have an average on the ground snow depth of only one inch. Average maximum and minimum temperatures are 47.1F and 21.1F for January with 87.5F and 56.9F for July.

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Acreage (Deeded & Leased)

Total: 12,088+/- Acres


Tract 1: 3,268+/- Acres

Tract 2: 4,228+/- Acres

Tract 3: 4,597+/- Acres

Deeded Acres: 12,088±
Total Leased Acres:
Total Acres: 12,088±

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Wildlife Resources

Wildlife is plentiful on the Cucharas Ranch. The Cucharas River and tributaries are significant draws to the diverse wildlife that include trophy mule deer, antelope, elk and turkey. Bear and mountain lion are also known to occasionally roam through the area. There are many professional hunting and fishing outfitters leasing properties in the area. Trout are known to be in the Cucharas River and the Maria Reservoir adjacent to the ranch has recreational trout fishing.

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Broker Participation

A commission will be paid to any properly licensed brokers who register successful Buyers according to the Broker Participation Guidelines. Contact Hall and Hall Auctions to receive client registration form and guidelines.


Summary of Terms and Conditions:

  • A 10% buyer's premium will be added to the final bid price(s) to determine the total contract price(s).
  • A 10% earnest money deposit of the total contract price will be due immediately from all successful bidders.
  • The property is being sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" and without any contingencies including financing.
  • The closing will be set 30 days from the auction date or as soon thereafter as closing documents are available.


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