Four Mile Ranch at Cañon City
Four Mile Ranch is an approved and platted commercial, recreational and residential master planned community including golf and comprehensive amenities.
Four Mile Ranch comprises 1,640 acres, which form the eastern border of Cañon City, Colorado.
There is an ample supply of water and sewer to meet all the development needs for today and tomorrow.
Cañon City’s climate is often referred to as the ‘Banana Belt’ of Colorado due to its trademark warm temperatures and sunshiny days. Recognized for having the best weather in the state - with year round golf play and more than 325 days of sunshine per year (more than San Diego or Miami Beach).
The average high dips to a low in January of 50º;
On average a total of 13” of precipitation per year.
Cañon City is known for its friendly small town atmosphere. It’s like a “throw-back” to Mayberry. You can almost reach any destination in town within 10 minutes. Simply put, you add back time to your life when it’s not wasted sitting in traffic.
Colorado Springs is 45 minutes and Pueblo is 35 minutes away. The major Metropolitan Area of Denver is one and three quarter hours drive from Four Mile Ranch.
Spectacular views are offered throughout the community encompassing and protected by the Wet Mountains and the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range.
The terrain is part of a geophysical phenomenon known as a montane that combines plains, foothills and mountains.
The Arkansas River runs west to east through Cañon City enhancing the national treasure of the Royal Gorge which attracts more than 400,000 visitors to the immediate trading area.
755 acres or 46% of the total Four Mile Ranch acreage is dedicated to open and recreational space.
178 acres or 10.8% of the community will be commercial development.
Plans also call for 2,505 new residences comprised of single family homes, cluster homes, town homes and apartment homes.
Exclusive homesites near or on the Golf Course are now available. Initially, homesites will be priced from the $50,000 to $250,000.
An outstanding package is offered with the crown jewel being a James J. Engh Golf Design Group championship golf course and club. Since 2001 Engh has designed a trio of Golf Digest’s America’s Best New Courses. Most recently, Engh has earned the honor of being named Golf Digest’s first Architect of the Year (2003). Grand Opening for Four Mile Ranch Golf Club is July of 2008!
Residential Neighborhoods Currently Available
Choose your home site and your Four Mile approved builder will design and construct you dream home specifically for your location.
True Grit Park
Designed with “new urbanism” in mind these home-sites and homes will appeal as “starter” homes with attractive streetscapes. Clustering of homes will help create unique parks and open spaces for the neighborhood to enjoy.
FMR Market Niche:
- Parks and access to overall trail system
- Singles and families just getting started interested in "moving up” within the same community in the future
- Access to public golf course, community center and all other amenities
- A mix of homes “for lease” or for homeownership
- Investor opportunity to own real estate with an exit strategy of selling at a later date
- Easy access to retail shopping
- Cañon City school and bus service
Magnificent 7 Golf Course
For the savvy investor and/or golf enthusiast, a unique opportunity to purchase a homesite in Colorado’s newest golf course community. Real estate located on or near a golf course tends to appreciate nicely.
Jim Engh (Golf Digest’s most award-winning architect) has created something very “special” in the unique terrain of Four Mile Ranch that will draw golfers from throughout the U.S.
Additionally, the 400,000 plus visitors that travel west on the Highway 50 corridor to visit the Royal Gorge Bridge and other tourist attractions will have another reason to visit Cañon City. Not just for golfers; this area known as the Magnificent 7 @ Four Mile Ranch will please the buyer looking to build a custom home that captures the magnificent views of the Green Horn Mountains, Skyline Drive and the Sangre De Cristo Peaks.
FMR Market Niche:
- Affordable home sites ranging in size from 8800 sq. ft. to 16000 sq. ft.
- Un-obstructed 360% views
- Ability to play golf year-round (weather, weather, weather!)
- “Buy now, build later” concept in filing 1 only (no timeline for start of construction)
- Custom Home Designs in architecturally and covenant controlled neighborhood
- For active lifestyle baby boomers that want their own space and design coupled with recreational opportunities