Hunter's Paradise, More Land AT Reduced PER Acre Price, Prime parcel of recreational hunting and agricultural land totaling 653 acres +/- that straddles the Morgan/Adams County line approximately 17 miles south of the Town of Wiggins I-76. Land breakdown includes 280 acres in Morgan County and 373 acres in Adams County. Access to the land is available from both Morgan County Road A East 168th Avenue and Rector-Leader Road. The property consists of approximately 110 acres of dry farm used for the raising of winter wheat and 543 acres of grazing land which includes moderately to heavily wooded bottomland along the Bijou Creek floodplain which spans a distance of approximately 1.5 miles from north to south. Land offers excellent hunting potential for upland birds, turkey, mule deer, white-tailed deer, and antelope.
The Adams County portion of the property is currently improved with a residential homestead including a ranch style house originally built in 1914, a metal equipment garage, and two functional grain storage bins. The residential improvements are served by a shallow alluvial water well, septic system, electricity, and phone service. Owner is currently receiving rental income under the terms of a cash tenant farming/grazing lease oral agreement and a separate month-to-month lease for the house. The property is located in the North Kiowa Bijou 7 designated groundwater basin. Future conveyance of the property will include all water rights including the domestic/livestock well permit for the house and a separate irrigation well permit that could potentially be used to irrigate the dry farm land. 2016 combined real estate taxes and special well assessment payable in 2017 are uses of the property are subject to the terms and conditions of the Musgrave Conservation Easement in favor of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources dating back to 1992 which encumbers 533 of the 653 acres offered for sale. The stated purposes of this easement are the preservation and maintenance of the wetland and floodplain areas as well as the protection and enhancement of plant and animal habitat and populations. The existing cultivation uses and hunting by landowner and invitees are both permitted activities that are consistent with the stated purposes of the easement. No dwellings, barns, outbuildings or other structures can be built within the easement except that the existing residential and agricultural buildings may be replaced as needed. Although not included in this offering, additional information relating to contiguous land under the same ownership in Morgan County that is outside of the conservation easement boundary is available upon request.