Surrounded by 1,717 acres of picturesque ranch landscape and open space near Steamboat Springs, CO, just 62 luxury ranch homesteads grace the Marabou property. 1,300 of these acres are preserved as open expanses of land in perpetuity. Owners enjoy the use of the entire Marabou ranch community, including over 2 miles of blue-ribbon private water fishing while the openness of the ranch and land are preserved.

Each ranch homestead is its own private refuge. Extreme care has been taken to incorporate building envelopes into Marabou’s ridges, valleys, and vegetation to maximize privacy.

Marabou Ranch utilizes native grass species, and land disturbance is kept to a minimum. Energy conservation is considered through green building methods, recycling and energy efficient appliances.

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27225 Cowboy Up Road

Seclusion and solitude with a dramatic view of downtown Steamboat Springs and the ski mountain below make this site an elevation oasis. Arguably one of the most exclusive views on Marabou Ranch, this lot will never see another neighbor in its vista other than the occasional bald eagle coasting the ridgelines.

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42030 First Cast Trail

This homesite has a spectacular view of Sleeping Giant, and is nestled among native vegetation for added seclusion. With easy access to the trail system, this lot holds its own personal appeal. Gaze to the North and fix your eyes on the bald mountain top known as Hahns Peak.

a Romance with the Stars

There’s nothing quite like seeing the Milky Way dance across the night sky in the summertime. From your luxury ranch property, you can see a hundred billion lights spread out across the sky. It’s like a gigantic vibrant cloud of stars. The Colorado high country is a great place to take in the celestial sky, with the clear mountain air and virtually nonexistent light pollution


Experience the healing touch of our therapists after a long day on the trails in lavish treatment rooms or outdoor treatment decks. Relax in the steam rooms, sauna, and hot spa.


Unleash your inner cowboy or cowgirl on cattle drives. You can try calf-roping or saddle up in the horse barn and work in the round pen and arena on one of the 15 ranch horses.


The fishery at Marabou consists of over two miles on the Elk River, and 10 still-water fisheries. The ponds are connected by a mile long meadow teaming with willing fish.


All of Marabou’s amenity buildings have achieved a Built Green® average of 140 points, incorporating recycled building materials, energy efficiency, electricity from clean renewable wind power, use of materials that promote improved indoor environmental quality, and environmentally conscious landscaping practices. The minimum requirement was 72 points. Because Marabou recognizes the importance of today’s emphasis on green building, Design Guidelines were developed using green design building guidelines throughout the luxury ranch community. Ranch property owners are incentivized with a $10,000 reward for those who incorporate green building techniques in the design of their custom ranch home.

“The goal is to create a series of modern buildings that feel as if they’re a part of history”

-Robert Fitzgerald, Marabou Architect