Land Auction 1,025.031+/- Acres Delta & Montrose County, CO, Selling in 7 Tracts

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Auction on August 10, 2021

Address: Montrose & Delta County
State: Colorado
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1,025.031+/- Acres Delta & Montrose County, Colorado

Selling in 7 Tracts On Our


August 10, 2021

Bidding opens July 27, 2021, and ends August 10, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. MDT

This farm is selling on our unreserved online auction. To register and bid, visit

The bidding increments will be $50/acre. The final sale price will be calculated based on the total acres times the highest bid.  The real estate agent reserves the right to adjust bidding increments.

Plan to Attend the Informational Meeting & Auction:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

1391 S Townsend Ave.

Montrose, CO 81401

BigIron Realty Agents will be at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Montrose, CO, on August 9, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m MDT, and on August 10, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. MDT until the conclusion of the online auction. Please come during the times scheduled to discuss the farm. BigIron Realty representatives will be there to assist Buyers with registering to bid online.  You do not have to be present to bid online, but you are required to be available by phone.

BIDDING PROCESS: You may place bids on this farm for 14 days beginning July 27, 2021, and ending August 10, 2021, at 10:00 a.m MDT. This unreserved online auction features bidding extensions. The closing times will be automatically extended when any one of the coupled tracts receives a bid in the last 5 minutes and will close simultaneously when none of the tracts receive a bid for 5 minutes. This will allow bidders to monitor each tract without the fear of missing out on any other tract. NOTE: Do not wait until the day the auction closes to register to bid online. All bidders must be approved to bid, so register at least 24 hours prior to the auction close or call 800-887-8625 for assistance.


Tract 1:  504.718+/- Acres Delta County (Roubideau)

General Description: This 504+/- acre working farm and ranch has a combination of rangeland, feed yards, and pivot and furrow irrigation. The majority of it is a siphon tube with some gated pipe. The ditch is concrete.

Cattle waterers and hydrants are all on domestic water.

There is a six-tower Valley center pivot with a corner system that irrigates approximately 108 acres on a near-level field. The corner system follows an underground cable.

Three of the four corners that the center pivot and corner system miss are gravity flow irrigated. The northwest corner is not irrigated.

Irrigation water comes from the tail end of the Iron Stone Canal and is regulated by UVWUA (Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association). There is a diversion system set up that allows you to send water to various fields. Buttermilk Creek crosses a small area on the north end of the property.

This grassland borders BLM (Bureau of Land Management) on the west side. There is live water throughout. The Roubideau Creek goes through the west end of the property.

There are beautiful views of the San Juan Mountains from the south with the Cimmarons to the southeast.

There is a five-wire barbed wire fence around the property with some cross-fencing.

There is a well-kept manufactured home on the property with a detached two-car garage. The house has three bedrooms and two baths with domestic water and a septic system. The house has a swamp cooler and a forced air LP gas furnace.

The Roubideau Ranch has some fantastic cattle working facilities with cement fenceline feed bunks, steel drill stem and continuous fence panels, loading chute with a gray Pearsons working chute selling right along, and much more. There are several open front loafing barns.

The various yards will hold 800 grass calves or 600 momma cows. There are six big pens and three outer edge big pens, all with fenceline feed bunks.

Make plans to own this working farm and ranch headquarters called the Roubideau!

Legal Description: A parcel in the S ½ of Sec. 18 and a parcel in the N ½ of Sec. 19-51-11 Delta County, CO, containing 504.718+/- acres.

2021 Taxes: $3,257.56

Land Location: 11177 A 50 Road, Delta, CO 81416

Approximately 5 miles southwest of Delta, CO.

Tract 2:  113.852+/- acres Montrose County, CO (Feedlot)

General Description: This property called the “Feedlot” is a working cattle feeding and growing farm and ranch headquarters. It features a little bit of everything in the 113.852 acre property, which it is designed to go from calving to finish. Cattle working and grow yards, pasture, and irrigated cropland with shop buildings and much more.

The ranch-style home on this tract has a steel roof and a two-car attached garage. Many new and up-to-date windows were put in last year, and it has domestic water. The home has a screened-in back patio that runs almost the entire length of the house. There is a kitchen with an attached dining area. There are three bedrooms, one and ½ baths, a large open living room, a sunken room with a wood-burning stove, and a small laundry room. The front of the home is partially bricked and makes for an attractive look from the highway.

There is a newer Soukup 25,000-bushel grain bin on the property that is six rings high. It has an 8” grain exhaust unloading auger with a 7 ½ HP motor. The bin has a drying floor with a 15 HP fan. Save your back, it has a power sweep!

Irrigation is a breeze with a six tower T&L center pivot that windshield wipes the cropground back and forth. The pump is powered by electricity.

The feedlot has a newer above-ground 120,000-pound scale, scale house office, and bathroom. It will weigh a semi-tractor and trailer.

Numerous outbuildings include:

Large shop building has overhead doors on both sides, with electric openers that measure 45 ft. x  100 ft. and is insulated. It sits on a concrete stem wall. There is infra-red propane heat with an air compressor and air plumbed throughout. There is water and an excellent center drain for washing equipment, even on cold days!

A 42 ft. x 90 ft. coverall hoop shed with cemented floor and stem wall is currently being used to store feed. It has one end wall and an open front.

Other miscellaneous items:

The feedlot comes with a permanent steel loading chute, permanent gates, and continuous panels.

Water is ample with hydrants as well as Mirafount 4 ball waterers well placed throughout the property.

There are (9) 80 head pens plus an additional (3) pens designed for 30 cows each.

There are enclosed storage containers, which will sell with the farm.

Other amenities include a top of the line Silencer chute with round working tub and an 8 ft. x 25 ft. 30,000-pound scale. It has scales set up for individual weighing of bulls or breeding stock. You have to see it to believe it, and it even has remote control gates!

 All of this is out of the weather inside a partially enclosed and open-sided steel building. There is a combination scale/bunkhouse and medicine room attached. It has hot and cold running water.

A lot of poured flat bottom fence line feed bunks throughout with concrete aprons.

Liquid feed tank set up will sell with the property.

In addition:

The backside of the property has a lot of wooded areas and is very scenic. The railroad tracks to the east border the property.

There is a small irregular acreage across the road to the west of the feedlot along South River Road that will sell with the feedlot. It is located to the west of the home and grain bin. It is irrigated via the Satisfaction Ditch and has a black Mirafount waterer.

Recommendation: Make plans to own this working farm and ranch headquarters and also to purchase tract 3, known as the Cornforth property, located directly across the road from the feedyard to the west.

Legal Description: Part of the SE ¼ NW ¼ and W ½ NE ¼ Sec. 27-50-10 Montrose County, CO, containing 113.852+/- acres.

2021 Taxes: $5,767.16

Land Location: 8484 South River Road, Olathe, CO 81425

Approximately 3 miles south of Olathe along the Uncompahgre River Valley.

Tract 3:  49.171+/- acres Montrose County, CO (Cornforth)

General Description: Most of this farm is irrigated by the Satisfaction Ditch Priority Water. The water runs north to south by way of gated pipe. There is a UVWUA road between the canal and the farm. Make plans to add this nice size irrigated farm to your operation.

Legal Description: Part of the S ½ NW ¼ Sec. 27-50-10 Montrose County, CO, containing 49.171+/- acres.

2021 Taxes: $545.92

Land Location: Adjacent to the Hwy South River Road and across the road west of tract 2.

Tract 4:  173.17+/- acres Montrose County, CO (McCarty Property)

General Description: This property has two five-tower Valley center pivots with corner systems.  The southeast and southwest corners of the south pivot have been irrigated. A water canal runs along the west side of the property. Water is provided by the UVWUA and comes from the Taylor Park Reservoir. This tract has excellent water on it. Phase drive runs the pump, which is only a few years old. The two Valley pivots are new in the last ten years. Underground electricity powers the pivots, and the corner systems are GPS-ready but are currently following an underground wire. They are in excellent condition and have had good maintenance.

The soil is highly productive sandy loam soil.  You can grow onions, alfalfa, corn, pinto beans, sweet corn, and other specialty crops.  It is all currently planted to roundup-ready alfalfa.

There is a subdivision that lies to the north and nearly borders the property.

The Grand Mesa lies in the not-so-distant north, offering breathtaking views.

Onion sheds sit on the southeast end of the property. Both are steel buildings, and one is partially underground. They are currently used for equipment storage.

Legal Description: The SE ¼ of Sec. 23 and part of the NE ¼ Sec. 26-51-11 Montrose County, CO, containing 173.17+/- acres.

2021 Taxes:  $393.48

Land Location:  15643 LJ Road, Delta, CO 81416

Go 4 miles south of Delta, CO.

Tract 5:  66.25+/- acres Delta County, CO (Delta)

General Description: Delta is a 66.25-acre combination irrigated farm with some grassland on the west side. There are cattle working facilities, corral, hydrant, and brand new five-wire barbed fences around the perimeter. A long strip of grass and nature is on the west end of the property. This tract borders paved 1600 Road and has excellent development potential. There is a natural spring through the middle of the property and drain tile that drains into a natural lagoon that is set up so cattle can drink out of it. The cropland is irrigated by the Delta Ditch from the east to the west with siphon tubes. This property has good fertile soils and can raise a variety of crops.

Legal Description: Part of the NE ¼  Sec. 25-15-96 Delta County, CO, containing 66.25+/- acres.

2021 Taxes: $352.72

Land Location: 458 1600 Rd, Delta, CO 81416

West of the intersection of 1600 Road and 20th Street on the south end of Delta, CO.


Tract 6:  62.5+/- acres Montrose County, CO (Beemer)

General Description: This 62.5-acre property consists of grass meadows, trees, and so much more. The residence was built new less than 20 years ago, with three bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. It features an open kitchen with a breakfast nook, a fireplace, a laundry room, and a nice size family room. All located close to town but in a peaceful and quiet setting.

Other improvements include :

5+ waterers and watering sources in various paddocks.

Large machine shed with six overhead doors. It is partially cemented and has some insulation and skylights. It is wired for 110 and 220 volts.

There are cattle load-out facilities with continuous steel fencing.

* 4 pens

* Leanto calving shed

* Auto waterers

* Cattle working chute and round tub

Make plans to own this once-in-a-lifetime property.

Legal Description: E ½ NE ¼ Sec. 9-50-10 Montrose County, CO, containing 62.5+/- acres.

2021 Taxes: $1,236.00

Land Location: 500 Centennial Drive, Olathe, CO 81425

This property borders the north/northwest edge of Olathe, CO.

Tract 7:  55.37+/- acres Montrose County, CO (Collins)

General Description: There are two parcels on the east and west side of South Church Avenue.  The land has a mixture of cropland, grass, trees, and nature. There is a five-wire fence on both sides of the highway. The Uncompahgre River borders the northeast side of the east property. It also borders the north side of the west property. There is live water and springs with a warm spring running predominately through the west side. There is a private irrigation ditch running by the west property.

A recently dug gravel pit located in the north corner of the west property makes an excellent fishing hole and get-away spot. This parcel has development potential as there are homes and ranchettes close by. 

Legal Description: Part of the EW ¼ NW ¼ Sec. 15 and part of the SE ¼ NE ¼ Sec. 16-5-10 Montrose County, CO, containing 55.37+/- acres.

2021 Taxes: $404.88

Land Location: 1145 South Church Avenue, Olathe, CO 81425

Located only ¼ mile south of downtown Olathe, CO.

Water Rights: “All current water rights, if any, will transfer to the Buyer via a quitclaim deed. BigIron Realty or the Seller doesn’t guarantee any water rights.”

Owner: CLW Properties Colorado LLC

For more information, contact your listing agent:

Ron Stock 402-649-3705

Terms:  The successful Buyer will be required to enter into a written purchase agreement immediately after the sale with a 10% non-refundable down payment to be payable to the closing company. The earnest deposit can be made by a personal check, company check, or wire transfer. The balance will be due at closing on or before September 30, 2021. Possession of the residences ONLY will be given at closing. The farm and ranchland is currently rented to neighbors. Possession of the farm and ranchland to be given on December 31, 2021. Seller will provide marketable title to the Buyer evidenced by title insurance; the title insurance and closing costs are split 50/50 between the Buyer and Seller. The 2021 real estate taxes will be prorated to the day of closing. The property will not be sold subject to financing. Bidding increments may be changed at the discretion of the real estate agent. Please have all financial arrangements made prior to the auction. The written purchase agreement, to be signed by the Seller and Buyer after the auction, is the sole and controlling document of this sale and supersedes any and all other terms, whether verbal, written, expressed, or implied, and shall be the sole and controlling document for this real estate transaction. BigIron Realty is working for the Seller.

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