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Gardening and Farming in the Colorado Rocky Mountains

People who have never been to the Colorado Rocky Mountain area have misconceptions about Gardening and Farming here. Either potential buyers think that it gardening and farming can’t be done at all or think they can grow anything here.         Things grown in the Colorado Rocky Mountain area include : grapes, peaches, hay, backyard tomatoes, corn, wheat, sheep, beef and more. Obstacles: 1)The Rocky Mountains are made of ROCK, much of it is granite. Soil is washed down mountain sides with snow melt into the valleys and rivers in lower elevations. There is very little natural top … Click For More

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Solitario in Weston Colorado : Hwy of Legends on the Purgatoire River : no longer available

The Purgatory or Purgatoire River  meanders this Historical Hay ranch from the early 1900’s. A perfect producing ranch for hay, cattle or horses or a Great Executive Retreat with pond and river fishing for Rainbow and Brook Trout. After a day at the river you can relax on the the porch with the outdoor fireplace and courtyard, then retire to the formal dining room and enjoy dinner by the dining firelplace. The Bunk House was added in 1928, giving this ranch two dwellings.  A 3 bedroom, 2 bath bunk house sits under huge shade trees and near a few producing apple trees.  Two … Click For More

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The property inspection in Southern Colorado

The property inspection in Southern Colorado  In Southern Colorado and the Canon City area property inspections are historically done by  buyers hoping to buy a house or commercial building. And buyers can do a property inspection on vacant land as well. The buyer will call a property inspector, arrange for a time and date, double check with the seller about availability, have utilities turned on at vacant properties and cross their fingers it all works out well. Sellers should think about getting a property inspection prior to putting their house or property on the market for sale. Why? No property … Click For More

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Victorian Houses around Southern Colorado

Victorian houses are usually categorized as those built between 1840 and 1900. Around Pueblo and Canon City houses are usually smaller than modern day houses. There are exceptions of course. The houses can either consist of many small rooms strung together or one main room with small rooms attached. Many in the Pueblo and the Royal Gorge MLS have been remodeled for modern conveniences. Many exteriors still look like they did originally, made up of granite, stone, brick and traditional frame. Buyers should have any house completely inspected top to bottom by a qualified home inspector. A good inspector will acknowledge an … Click For More

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Fixer Uppers in Fremont County, Canon City, Penrose, and Florence

If you are in the market for a “fixer upper” parts of Canon City, Florence, Penrose, Fremont County Colorado might be a great place to start your search. Many of the towns best turn of the century, mid century and post war homes are in need of some good basic updating. Updating might include: Replacing Tlock shingles Updating plumbing and electrical systems Installing energy efficient appliances,windows,water heaters and furnaces Cosmetic updates like cabinets and carpet Removing over grown or older dieing landscaping Canon City, Florence, Penrose and Fremont County currently (November 2011) has many good houses that are being offered … Click For More

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