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315 Forest Service Road,Crystal, CO 81623

Crystal CO, 81623

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Description

CRYSTAL TOWNSITE VICINITY. BUCKEYE BOY NO.1 IS A 10.3 ACRE PATENTED MINING CLAIM PARCEL SURROUNDED COMPLETELY AS AN IN-HOLDING IN THE MAROON BELLS/ SNOWMASS. WILDERNESS. PATENTED MEANS THAT IT IS OWNED AS PRIVAT LAND WITH NO REQUIREMENT TO ASSAY OR PERFORM ANY MINING ACTIVITY IN ORDER TO KEEP POSSESION/OWNERSHIP OF THE PROPERTY PARCEL. THESE TEN ACRES ON MOSTLY LEVEL GROUND, SITS ONLY FEET FROM THE SOUTHWEST EDGE OF MINERAL POINT WITH SHEER CLIFFS WHICH TOWER ABOVE AND LOOK STRAIGHT DOWN ON THE FAMOUSLY HISTORIC HAMLET NAMED CRYSTAL CITY WITH THE POWER HOUSE (MILL) CIRCA 1872 NEXT TO A FLOOM AND WATERFALL AND A VERTICAL WOODEN TURBINE ENCLOSURE PICTURED ON ALMOST EVERY PUBLICATION ABOUT THE COLORADO ROCKIES. THE MILL, REPUTED TO BE THE MOST PHOTOGRAPHED SPOT IN COLORADO, (POSSIBLY NEXT TO ASPEN’S MAROON BELLS,) AND THE ADJACENT TOWN OF A FEW 150 YEAR-OLD BUILDINGS IS UNDERGOING A PLAN BY A DECENDANT OF THE ORIGINAL SETTLERS TO VERY TASTFULLY AND SENSITIVELY CREATE A HIGH-END BACKCOUNTRY DESTINATION RESORT AND BACKCOUNTRY (not downhill skiing) SKI AREA. THO’ THE OLD STAGECOACH TRAIL RUNS THROUGH BUCKEYE BOY NO.1 CLAIM. THE PROPERTY IS ONLY CURRENTLY ACCESSIBLE BY SINGLE-WIDE WILDERNES TRAIL, PAST WATERFALLS AND MINE TUNNEL PORTALS. THE PROPERY FEATURES THE REMAINS OF THE ORIGINAL LOG MINERS’ CABIN AND A 30 FT TUNNEL INTO THE QUARTZ CLIFF ON THE CLAIM. BECAUSE THE BUCKEYE BOY CLAIM WRAPS OVER THE WEST EDGE OF MINERAL POINT ABOVE CRYSTAL CITY FAR BELOW, IT IS STRATEGICALLY SITUATED TO SUPPORT THE HIGH END OR TOP ABUTMENT FOR A POSSIBLE CABLE-CAR GONDOLA FROM CRYSTAL CITY TO THE TOP OF MINERAL POINT. THE CURRENT OWNER HAS RETAINED BUSKEYE BOY FOR IT’S VIEWS AND HEAVENLY SOLITUDE BUT ALSO FOR ITS CURRENT VALUE WHICH ENABLES THE OWNER TO TREK, OR LLAMA TREK GUESTS OR TO PRIVATELY HORSEBACK RIDE HUNTERS INTO THE WILDERNESS WITHOUT REQUIRING THE EXPENSE OF OBTAINING AND MAINTAINING A BACKCOUNTRY OUTFITTER’S PERMIT. THERE IS A PIT-WELL WITH WATER A FEW FEET DOWN ATOP MINERAL POINT NEAR THE CABINS REMAINS. GUNNISON COUNTY AND MBSW HAS PERMITTERD A CABIN BUILT BETWEEN THE JEEP TRAIL LEAD KING BASIN EAST FACING SWITCHBACKS AND STEVENS, CREEK AT THE SAME ELEVATION THE NEXT MOUNTAINSIDE WEST OF BUCKEYE BOY.

Details

MLS#20235335
Listing TypeFor Sale
Sub-TypeResale
StatusActive
Days On Site148
Listing Provided ByPAVLAKIS REALTY WEST,LLC | MARIE RAMSTETTER

Features

ZoningMining
Acreage10.33

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StateCO
CountyGARFIELD
CityCrystal
Zip Code81623
AreaOther Area
Listing VS Median (in 81623)
Price:
$190,000
low | high
Med:
$9,500,000
100% of Average
On Site:
148
low | high
Med:
78.000000
100% of Average
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Listing Updated: January 21, 2024 at 9:19:51 PM PST