Master Plan
Old Elam Ranch

San Miguel County, Colorado

This wilderness property occupies 1,060 acres along the high western rim of Hastings Mesa sixteen miles from the town of Telluride. The mesa, at an average elevation of 9,000 feet, is surrounded by views of nearby peaks of the San Juan Mountains and the canyon of the San Miguel River. The landscape of meadows, spring fed ponds, aspen groves and ponderosa pines supports abundant wildlife—deer, elk, grouse and hawks.

Homesites are selected to assure privacy and integration with the landscape. Fourteen such sites, identified during extensive site visits range from 36 to 155 acres. The following criteria were used to determine each site:

• Visual and acoustic seclusion from other    homesites and from the road.
• Minimal site disturbance of ground cover and    wildlife habitat.
• Micro-climatic suitability for solar access,    wind protection and shading.
• Each of the parcels is defined by the natural   boundary characteristics surrounding the   homesite. Topographical features such as
  ground contours, tree lines, water courses   and rock formations are used to establish   the property lines.



Land Planning
    Bartolome Sanchez
    Rio Tesuque
    Frenchy's Field Park
    Old Elam Ranch
    Woodstock Homesites
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