Creekside at Greenhorn

Property Summary

Location: Rye, Colorado
Acreage: 197 Acres
Elevation: 7,400 to 7,800 Ft
Price: $1,195,000
Property Description:  Stunning high alpine land tucked at the base of Greenhorn Mountain in Rye, Colorado.  Gorgeous buidling sites with alpine meadows and pines.  Custom stone entrance, driveway, and underground electric already in place.  Live water along Greenhorn Creek and spring fed pond.  Has water rights and borders the San Isabel National Forest.  Trophy hunting unit.

Property Documents

Contact Broker

Jeff Switzer
Phone: 719-963-2513

Property Information

Creekside at Greenhorn is your outdoor recreational paradise and basecamp for Colorado mountain fun!  This spectacular 197 acres directly borders 1,000’s of acres of National Forest and has frontage along Greenhorn Creek.  Situated at the base of Greenhorn Mountain near Rye, Colorado this is an opportunity to buy a premier parcel of land and build your dream cabin or custom mountain home.

Property Roundup

  • 12 x 16 dried in cabin with sleep loft (no facilities)
  • Underground Electric
  • Spring Fed Pond
  • Adjudicated Spring and Pond Storage Rights
  • Greenhorn Creek Frontage
  • Borders San Isabel National Forest and Rye Mountain Park
  • Driveway Constructed
  • Beautiful Stone Entrance
  • Spectacular Views
  • High Alpine Meadows
  • Trophy Hunting Unit 84
  • Horse Friendly
  • ATV Trails


The property is very private, yet very convenient to local communities and amenities.  Located on a county maintained gravel road and only 1/4 mile to pavement, the property is just a short drive into the mountain town of Rye and only 15 minutes to Colorado City.  In addition, the property is only 35 minutes to Pueblo and just over 1 hour to Colorado Springs.

Water Rights

The property comes with water rights including pond storage rights, spring rights and ditch irrigation rights.

Hunting and Recreation

The land is located in Game Management Unit 84.  With the use of the bordering San Isabel National Forest and Greenhorn Wilderness, this property offers access to thousands of acres of remote back country.  This game unit is known for producing trophy elk and mule deer and animal signs are seen throughout the ranch.  The land also offers superb turkey hunting.  The property is a recreational base for many activities with over 300+ days of sunshine and fresh mountain air.  Enjoy horseback riding, hiking, ATV use, camping, hunting on the property or in the nearby San Isabel National Forest.  The property is directly accessible to the Greenhorn Mountain Trail which is a scenic hike to the top of Greenhorn Mountain.   The land is also only 20 minutes to beautiful San Isabel Lake and the iconic Bishop’s Castle.

Rock Mine

The land has a small permitted rock mine on the NW corner of the property which produces income each season.  There are many possibilities either to be leased out, owner operated, or reclaimed.  The moss rock would also provide unique material when building a new home and landscaping.  More information is available on the mine operation to qualified buyers.

Zoning and Taxes

Residential Zoning – 2023 Taxes – $1,584


All information provided by Rocky Mountain Ranch & Land, LLC, their agents or affiliates in connection with this property was obtained from sources deemed reliable, however, we do not warrant its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Rocky Mountain Ranch & Land, LLC recommends that every item of interest to the purchases (i.e. water and mineral rights, property income, zoning, boundaries, easements, permits, leases, and land use regulations) be independently verified. This sale offering is made subject to errors, omissions, change of price, prior sale or withdrawal without notice.



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