Dexter Ridge Ranch offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to own 73 expansive acres near a world class guest ranch. With a dramatic, privately gated entrance, an owner will experience privacy and security unlike any other property on the C Lazy U Ranch. By combining Dexter Ridge Homesteads 6, 7 and 8, the Murray Family has created an investment opportunity that provides secluded beauty with awe inspiring views, a privately fenced pasture and a barn site that further enhances the value of the Ranch. Given the added flexibility to choose an annual membership at the C Lazy U Guest Ranch, this legacy asset will provide long lasting enjoyment and year round activities for generations to come.

The Ranch is located north of Winter Park, Colorado which is one of America’s finest Ski resorts. Travel through Winter Park on Highway 40 to Granby. Once past Granby, continue on Highway 40 for 3 miles and you will come to the junction of Highway 125. Turn right (the only way you can turn) and continue on Highway 125 for 3.5 miles. On the east side of the road, you’ll see a large C Lazy U sign over the main Ranch road. The next left past the C Lazy U is the entrance to Dexter Ridge. You’ll see a large private gate with a prominent “Dexter Ridge” sign.

Dexter Ridge Ranch is a combination of Dexter Ridge Homesteads 6, 7 and 8. While these parcels can be purchased separately, the owner has chosen to assemble a larger ranch that it will offer at a discounted price. The total acreage on this spectacular property is 73 acres.

This offering is an opportunity for an owner to have a standalone equestrian operation while enjoying the beauty and seclusion of the Great American West. If additional riding terrain is of interest, an annual membership can be utilized at the expansive 8,000 acre C Lazy U Guest Ranch which will add all of the equestrian amenities once could desire.

The Ranch has access to a wide range of fishing and hunting opportunities. Willow Creek Reservoir is visible from the property and has excellent fishing. Willow Creek runs through the C Lazy U Ranch and is accessible with a C Lazy U membership. Grand County offers a wide range of stream and reservoir fishing all of which are within 30 minutes of the Ranch. Just down the road from the Ranch is the Colorado River which is a renowned trout fishery. Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir, Grand Lake and many other small reservoirs offer tremendous fishing and are close by. This area is well known for its’ trophy elk, deer, antelope, moose, antelope, bear and mountain lion hunting. The C Lazy U Ranch offers year round recreation ranging from horseback riding, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, sledding, sporting clays, zip line, hiking and snowmobiling all within a short distance from the Dexter Ridge Ranch. Additionally, there are a wide range of beautiful mountain golf courses in Grand County.

A well is in place at the cabin on Dexter Ridge 6. Two additional wells can be drilled on the Dexter Ridge Ranch as well.

A nicely appointed two (2) bedroom cabin is on the property and offers spectacular views of the Continental Divide. There are three (3) additional building sites on the Ranch that give the owner the flexibility to choose a stunning location to build their dream home in the future if so desired.

There are several investment options that exist with the purchase of the Dexter Ridge Ranch. An owner can choose to keep the entire ranch intact and live in the existing cabin. The property provides an area where a private horse pasture can be fenced and a custom barn can be constructed. Another option may be to use the existing cabin as a guest home while building a custom home on one of the other Homesites that have been entitled.

In the future, the owner will have an additional exit strategy to sell or develop one or two of the Homesites. This option could be of value in building a family compound or could also be used as a develop opportunity at the appropriate time.

The adjacent C Lazy U Guest Ranch has a rich and storied history. First opened in 1919, the Ranch has entertained guests from around the world. Offering a wide range of amenities including gourmet dining, deluxe accommodations, full spa treatment facilities, horseback riding, children’s program, mountain biking, fly fishing, trap shooting, hunting, zip line, cross country skiing, hot tub, swimming pool and much, much more.


The assemblage of the Dexter Ridge Ranch is truly an exceptional offering. Owning a 73 acre Ranch that is integral to the C Lazy U Guest Ranch is an investment that is destined to hold its investment value over time. As a standalone Ranch, this property is in an A location, surrounded by beautiful country and graced with numerous recreational activities that can be used on a year around basis. This is a legacy, family compound that will be enjoyed for generations to come.


Dexter Ridge Homestead 6 - $900,000
Dexter Ridge Homestead 7 - $1,200,000
Dexter Ridge Homestead 8 - $1,200,000

PRICE:  Discounted Price - $2,750,000 (with purchase of all 3)

ACRES:  73

CONTACT:  Dave Banzhaf  303-204-7120

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