3 beds 2.5 baths 2,316 SqFt 59.8 Acres


Mountain Homes for Sale and Mountain Properties for Sale near Eckert, Colorado

16921 Red Tail Road, Eckert, Colorado 81418

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Julie Piland
(970) 256-9700


Bring your vision to this unique property with 2 separate parcels and 2 homes, outside buildings, workshop, 59+ acres total, water rights and a concrete ditch for irrigation efficiency. This hard to find acreage is surrounded by mountain views. The main house is a fixer with 2316 sq ft, 2 story log home with 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath, appliances, wood stove, appliances, tiled/wood/carpet floors, concrete covered patios, trees, workshop, yard/garden areas, outbuildings for storage and critters, RV parking and more. Also included is a 1994 16X80, 1216 sq ft 3 bedroom, 2 bath manufactured home that sits among natural terrain and fenced garden/yard areas—spacious living with ceiling fans, pellet stove, jet tub, wood/carpet flooring, and appliances included. A concrete ditch carries deeded water rights to the fields. Add quiet privacy, wildlife viewing, mountain recreation, and country living to make this an exceptional property with many potentials. The views and privacy don’t get much better than this. Great potential with some work.


Bring your vision to expand on the potential of this hard to find country property with irrigated acreage. Enjoy the quiet privacy on these 59+ acres with Grand Mesa, aka the largest flat top mountain in the world, towering in the background and the West Elk Mountain range on the distant horizon. In between are valleys of orchards, wineries, ranches, farms, residential homes, small western towns, and recreation in every direction from this country property. The main house is a fixer with 2316 sq ft 2 story log cabin with charming wood walls, ceilings with beams and rock décor. The kitchen has ample cupboard and counter space, elec range, microwave, split door fridge, dishwasher, pantry, dining area with double doors leading to front and side covered concrete patios, yard/garden areas with shade and pine trees. A raised rock hearth has an efficient wood stove dividing the kitchen and living area with large windows and mountain views. A half bath works as a powder room. A large multipurpose room off the living area offers space for any need or interest. Upstairs the landing and hallway lead to 2 carpeted bedrooms with walk in closets. The master bedroom has a double sliding door to take in the Grand Mesa views. Large walk in bathroom with closet and an open space overlooking over the living area. Ceiling fans, wood/carpet/tile/linoleum throughout, laundry room, water softener and filtering system, hot water baseboard heat, evap cooler, and more add to the comfort of this country home. Several attached outside rooms include workshop area, another multipurpose room, game hanging room, carport. Many outside buildings for animals, equipment, storage, greenhouse and pens and coops. Easy access with a circle graveled drive. The 1994, 16X80 1216 sq ft manufactured home offers spacious living with 3 bedrooms, 2 bath surrounded by the same mountain views among natural terrain of cedar and pinyon. Elk fence borders one side of property. Garden/yard area with raised beds and area for larger animals. Handicap ramp with covered access into the home with laminate and carpet throughout. Spacious kitchen/dining combo area with gas range, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, cupboard/counter space and built in china hutch. Washer/dryer area. Master bedroom has walk in closet, full bath with step up and in jet tub, private commode area. Two bedrooms with carpet and large carpets. Outside the backdoor, a deck is the perfect BBQ/picnic area. Wood pellet stove, forced air propane gas furnace, ceiling fans, evap cooler. Internet, satellite, landline, wells/septic, USPS, UPS, FedEx daily delivery. Property is divided into 2 parcels--2 homes and 19+ acre parcel and a 40 acre parcel. Excellent water rights with a concrete ditch and underground pipe for irrigation efficiency to the fields and to the outbuildings. Wildlife viewing, hunting/photography opportunities, quiet privacy within minutes to Cedaredge or Eckert or a short drive to Delta on highways 65 and 50. Colorado recreation in every direction.


Highway 65, aka the scenic byway of Grand Mesa, is a drive through historic towns, and completes a circle from highway 50 back to I70. The Surface Creek Valley is known for fruit orchards owned by many generational growers in the area. The property is located near Cedaredge offering many services for residential or visitor needs--a museum, banks, grocery store, c-stores, campground, restaurants, bakery, coffee shops, antique stores, gift and specialty shops, car repair, park, rodeo grounds, golf course, churches, wineries, post office, medical and dental clinics, schools, and more with the beautiful Surface Creek waters rushing through the middle of it all. Orchards and fields with neighbors surround the areas. The quiet and lush of these locations offer great opportunities for bird watching and wildlife views. To the south, Delta is a larger town with major shopping stores, hospital, airport, schools, golf course, among many services. Nearby Sweitzer Lake State Park offers boating, fishing, picnic areas, and hiking. Grand Junction is approximately an hour away with major shopping, regional airport, colleges, national parks, and so much more.


Enough can't be said with the vast acreage of Grand Mesa, the world's largest flattop mountain. With over 300 lakes, lodges, campgrounds, fishing, boating, hunting districts, a ski resort, hundreds of miles of hiking, ATV, and biking trails, cross country skiing and snowmobiling, the slopes offer activities for any interest with every season. The scenic mountain astounds for the photographer or to refresh the peace of mind. Surrounded by great attractions with access in any direction to explore and enjoy the mountains, adobes, or high desert country. Enjoy all that Colorado has to offer and then return to these quiet and private country homes.

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  • Street Address: 16921 Red Tail Road
  • City: Eckert
  • State: Colorado
  • Postal Code: 81418
  • County: Delta
  • County: United States
  • MLS#: 05071-21100
  • Year Built: 1980
  • Courtesy of : United Country Real Colorado Properties