Colorado Ranch From John Wayne Classic ‘True Grit’ Up For Sale

Roll the opening credit of the 1969 John Wayne traditional True Grit and also you’ll see a scene largely unchanged at this time. It’s the rugged barn and old skool 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 authentic livestock barn and corrals. The historic college 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 offer a payoff, conserving ranches in demand, says co-listing agent Dan Henschel of Telluride Actual Property Corp. “The present Yellowstone has made ranch residing highly regarded.”

For individuals who love ranch, mesa and mountain residing, the property is well-suited for household recreation as a second residence, he says. “We’ve got one celebration contemplating it who’s passionate in regards to the film and John Wayne.”

Vaulted ceilings and expansive home windows deliver panoramic vistas into the house’s open-concept residing house, which facilities on a stone fire. Wood flooring, partitions and ceilings unite the lounge, eating space and kitchen. A deck with an out of doors fire extends the residing house open air.

The kitchen options darkish counters, a stainless-steel vary and eat-at middle island with prep sink.

Logs partitions and wood flooring proceed in most 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 residing space with one other fire and a moist bar can operate as a house theater, recreation room or informal gathering spot.

The ranch at 9175 County Street 58P 177 County Rd 61V in Placerville is about 18 miles from the resort city of Telluride.

The asking value is $8,495,000. Jim Nerlin, additionally with Telluride Actual Property Corp., shares the itemizing.


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