Roll the opening credit of the 1969 John Wayne traditional True Grit and also you’ll see a scene largely unchanged in the present day. It’s the rugged barn and old-fashioned at a ranch on the market in Placerville, Colorado. The San Juan Mountains stretch alongside the distant horizon.
True Grit West, encompassing 336 acres on Hastings Mesa, nonetheless has its unique livestock barn and corrals. The historic faculty home stays too, restored by the present homeowners in line with its Western heritage.
An addition from 1996 is the custom-built modern log residence, which was transformed and up to date 4 years in the past. Arrange on a excessive slope, the 6,200-square-foot multistory residence takes in views of the ranch and the Sneffels and Wilson mountain ranges.
Whereas the attention patch-wearing, rifle-toting actor has ridden off into the sundown, Hollywood influences proceed to supply a payoff, maintaining ranches in demand, says co-listing agent Dan Henschel of Telluride Actual Property Corp. “The present Yellowstone has made ranch dwelling very talked-about.”
For many who love ranch, mesa and mountain dwelling, the property is well-suited for household recreation as a second residence, he says. “We’ve one social gathering contemplating it who’s passionate concerning the film and John Wayne.”
Vaulted ceilings and expansive home windows convey panoramic vistas into the house’s open-concept dwelling area, which facilities on a stone hearth. Wood flooring, partitions and ceilings unite the lounge, eating space and kitchen. A deck with an outside hearth extends the dwelling area open air.
The kitchen options darkish counters, a stainless-steel vary and eat-at heart island with prep sink.
Logs partitions and wooden flooring proceed in lots of the 5 bedrooms, one among which is outfitted as a bunk room. The first suite has a copper soaking tub, double-sink vainness and separate bathe. There are 5 full bogs and two powder rooms in all.
A secondary lower-level dwelling space with one other hearth and a moist bar can operate as a house theater, sport room or informal gathering spot.
The ranch at 9175 County Highway 58P 177 County Rd 61V in Placerville is about 18 miles from the resort city of Telluride.
The asking worth is $8,495,000. Jim Nerlin, additionally with Telluride Actual Property Corp., shares the itemizing.