Four Mile Ranch is a rare end-of-road property nearly surrounded by National Forest, yet only 4.2 miles from downtown Pagosa Springs. As you enter the south end of the ranch, snow-capped peaks loom over cattle grazing deep green irrigated meadows. Both Fourmile and Snowball Creeks run north to south through the Ranch, providing ~16 CFS of irrigation water. The 2180 sq. ft. 3 bed/2 bath ranch house was renovated and upgraded in 2014 and is currently occupied by the Ranch Manager. The ranch has miles of semi-improved trails allowing direct access to most perimeter fences for maintenance. Conservation easement allows up to 10 separate homesites throughout the ranch, all with in-your-face mountain views. The north end of the ranch, accessed via USFS Road 646, climbs up the base of Quien Sabe Mountain, with interspersed wooded benches, isolated meadows, and large open irrigated valleys. The ranch rises to over 8500 feet in elevation and backs the San Juan National Forest on nearly 80% of its perimeter. As you drive through the ranch, around each corner you'll find a new isolated meadow, a herd of Elk or Mule Deer or a flock of Turkey. Horseback Ride out your back gate with direct access to forest trails and nearby Turkey Creek Wilderness trailhead. USFS Road 646 also offers direct access from the ranch to the Jackson Mountain OHV and Mountain Bike trail system. Its very rare for a ranch to feel this private and remote, while really being so close to town and other recreational amenities. With 2235 deeded acres, and an additional USFS grazing lease, you have plenty of space for hiking, biking, riding, snowmobiling or cross-country skiing. Then head to town for dinner, drinks, and a soak in the Pagosa Hot Springs. Call today for more details.