20101 Squirrel Rock Road, Cedaredge, Colorado, 81413
This 2,104 square foot mountain home was constructed in 2003 and has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The home sits on 36 acres of pinyon and juniper wooded hillside above Cedaredge and overlooks the Surface Creek Valley below. The views stretch across the Gunnison Gorge and reach the West Elks Wilderness to the east, the San Juan Mountains to the south and the Uncompahgre Plateau to the west. If you are wanting to work where you play this home is what you’ve been looking for with National Forest access and high-speed internet. Located in the High Park Road subdivision, the country home has gated access and subdivision access to BLM and the Grand Mesa National Forest. The HOA includes road maintenance and snow removal for year round access and perfectly situated for mountain privacy and easy trips to town.
The 2 bedroom, 2 bath hillside home was constructed in 2003 and was built to take in the amazing views. The front window of the great room overlook a nice front deck with a hot tub. Views from the front of this mountain home stretch out across the Surface Creek Valley and to the West Elks Wilderness east of Crawford and the San Juan Mountains near Ouray and Telluride. The home features a nice open kitchen/dining/great room floor plan and there is an upstairs loft that would make a nice office or hobby space. There is a wood burning stove located in the great room to provide ample heat and electric base throughout for auxiliary heat. The home is sided with James Hardy concrete siding and a metal roof providing fire protection. There is an irrigation ditch that runs along the back of the country home and while there is no water rights, it makes a nice peaceful addition to this beautiful mountain retreat. Utilities consist of a well for domestic water and a 1,500 gallon cistern, underground electricity and high-speed fiber optic internet which makes working from the beautiful secluded home a reality!
The secluded home is located in the High Park Road Subdivision—about 15 minutes from the town of Cedaredge. High Road is a locked gate community consisting of approximately 27 home lots in the lower section and 20 or so cabin lots in the upper section—all ranging in size from 35 to 40 acres. The subdivision has very reasonable covenants and provides yearly road maintenance and snow removal to the lower lots. All lot owners enjoy the non-motorized access provided through the subdivision to BLM and the Grand Mesa National Forest. Abundant wildlife species populate the area, including mule deer, elk and black bear, located on the south facing slope of the Grand Mesa and overlooking the Surface Creek Valley. This secluded mountain home is located at approximately 7,400’ in elevation.
Living on the Western Slope can be a recreational paradise. There are numerous outdoor recreational activities in the immediate and surrounding areas. Mountain biking, hiking, ATV, SxS and motorcycle riding are very popular activities across the Western Slope of Colorado. There are numerous places to wet your line with over 300 lakes located on the Grand Mesa and many nice rivers in the local area. The Grand Mesa is home to the Grand Mesa National Forest and boasts over 500 square miles of mountain recreational opportunities. Camping, hunting, horseback riding are all right out the door of this mountain home. The property is located in GMU 411 with over-the-counter elk tags available. Snowmobiling and cross country skiing are also very popular activities on the Grand Mesa during the winter months with an extensive groomed trail system for both. Check out the groomed Nordic skiing areas which are maintained by the Grand Mesa Nordic Council.
If you haven’t heard of Cedaredge, Colorado you probably aren’t alone. Cedaredge, a small western town of approximately 2,000 area residents, is one of Western Colorado’s best kept secrets! Cedaredge has a charming historic Main Street and town park which are the center of local activities and events throughout the year. Art walks, live music, parades and many community gatherings are commonplace. The town has several nice restaurants and great schools for grades K-12. There is a grocery store, hardware store with full lumber yard, medical offices and many small shops scattered through town. Cedaredge is also home to the Cedaredge Golf Club—an 18-hole public golf course offering reasonable greens fees and an amazing back nine with breathtaking views. Located about 1 hour from Grand Junction and 45 minutes from Montrose, both with regional airports, Cedaredge is positioned nicely for a commutable distance to either.