The South Valley area is located just a short drive south of Steamboat Springs, extending into the town of Oak Creek. In this area you will find Steamboat Springs ranches for sale. It includes Highway 131’s surrounding areas, including Country Green, Steamboat Pines, Big Valley Ranch, Catamount Ranch, Lake Catamount, Priest Creek Ranch and Alpine Mountain Ranch. Besides Steamboat Springs ranches for sale, here you can find small subdivisions and land preservation subdivisions. Most properties in the South Valley are single-family homes on acreage with a country feel. Some of the characteristics are high end developments, low-density living, large lots, and specific zoning regulations in order to leave open space for wildlife preserve, and panoramic views of the ski mountain.
Ranching, recreation, outdoor activities and wonderful views are some of the highlights of South Valley area. Enjoy endless opportunities for adventures, while being only a few minutes away from downtown Steamboat Springs.
Many properties sit on land conservation sites, which preserve large pieces of land for wildlife and aesthetic appeal. The ranches nearby are also under conservation easements, so the fields will remain undeveloped. Often, residents will wake up to see herds of elk outside their windows, or moose settling down in the pines behind their house.
This area offers iconic views of the Yampa Valley and the ski mountain. The sun setting or rising over the mountain on a winter day is seen best from the South Valley. Many properties are also located along Catamount Lake, an expansive lake that is an exceptional area to fish, boat, and Nordic ski in the winter. If boating is not for you, there are small ranches or homes on the golf courses that provide an equal amount of recreational opportunities. South Valley is a breathtaking area that offers picturesque views of Steamboat Springs and boasts the highest-level of living.
This area has two golf courses: Catamount (private) and Haymaker (public).