Address: 66500 State Highway 69
Square Feet: 13,568±
Garage Spaces: 7
As its name indicates, Five Star Ranch near Westcliffe, Colorado is exceptional in every regard. Carefully designed to blend perfectly with its environment, Five Star Ranch is a landmark property that echoes many of the West’s great resorts. From its idyllic mountain views to its hundreds of acres of mature pine forest and to its magnificent award-winning home, Five Star Ranch creates a class of its own. This exquisite timber frame residence is built with “Free of Heart” timbers all connected by “Mortise and Tendons”, which is oak dowels, no nails, screws or bolts.
First, Five Star Ranch’s property is exceptional. Including 71.6± deeded acres and 490± acres of leased State Land, the ranch is situated at about 8000 feet in southern Colorado’s Wet Mountain Valley, considered by many to be one of Colorado’s most scenic undiscovered locations. The 500+ acres controlled by the ranch is a mix of grassy meadows, rugged rock outcroppings and a mature forest estimated to contain 30,000 ponderosa pines. This large tract of undisturbed habitat is ideal for wildlife, and herds of mule and elk are frequently seen on the property. Birds and small game are also abundant, making Five Star Ranch a quiet sanctuary for both humans and animals. The Ranch is a private nature and wildlife conservancy.