Friends Universitys 122 Acre Rockcleft Camp in Colorado

Thursday, September 27, 2018 12:00 PM

McCurdy Auction, LLC

Hwy 24 & Hwy 25 - West to Lucky 4 Ranch Road and North to Property. 

*Buyer should verify school assignments as they are subject to change. The real estate is offered at public auction in its present, “as is where is” condition and is accepted by the buyer without any expressed or implied warranties or representations from the seller or seller’s agents. It is incumbent upon buyer to exercise buyer’s own due diligence, investigation, and evaluation of suitability of use for the real estate prior to bidding. It is buyer’s responsibility to have any and all desired inspections completed prior to bidding including, but not limited to, the following: roof; structure; termite; environmental; survey; encroachments; groundwater; flood designation; presence of lead-based paint or lead based paint hazards; presence of radon; presence of asbestos; presence of mold; electrical; appliances; heating; air conditioning; mechanical; plumbing (including water well, septic, or lagoon compliance); sex offender registry information; flight patterns, or any other desired inspection. Any information provided or to be provided by seller or seller’s agents was obtained from a variety of sources and neither seller nor seller’s agents have made any independent investigation or verification of such information and make no representation as to the accuracy or completeness of such information. Auction announcements take precedence over anything previously stated or printed. Total purchase price will include a 10% buyer’s premium ($1,500.00 minimum) added to the final bid. Earnest money is due from the high bidder at the auction in the form of cash, check, or immediately available, certified funds in the amount $50,000.

7218 Lucky 4 Road, Green Mountain Falls, CO US

Presenting a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase 122 acres of breathtaking campground located in the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.  Bustling with untapped adventure and limitless discover, Rockleft camp is surrounded on three sides by national forests - offering the perfect setting for any adventure-seeker. Located only a short 13 mile drive West of Colorado springs, this restful mountain retreat is also in close proximity to amenities including restaurants, shopping, and attractions. A preview of the property will be available September 17th from 9AM to 1PM (MST).

Gifted to Friends University in 1976, Rockcleft provided a rustic setting for church groups, families and classes to learn and fellowship throughout the years. Prior to Friends the camp was owned and maintained by The American Friends Home Mission Association and the Area Council of the Girl Scouts of America.

A sense of serenity will surround you as you turn onto the winding road that leads to the camp. Enjoy spectacular scenery while on one of the many hiking trails leading directly from the camp. Fauna and flora are abundant throughout this forested site with pine trees, babbling brooks, huge boulders and wildlife including: Black bears, elk, mule deer, etc.

At an elevation of 8,600 feet picturesque panoramic views of Pikes Peak National Forest can be seen from each of the five rustic lodges that are flanked by towering pine trees and foliage. Each lodge features water provided by a natural water source located on the property. The water is filtered before entering each cabin with the exception of Pasque Flower - the kitchen sink provides a separate spigot for filtered drinking water at the Pasque Flower lodge.

  • Mountain Lodge: This lodge sleeps 10 people. It features a spacious kitchen, a large common room with vaulted ceilings and a stone fireplace, and one bathroom with a shower. A huge wrap-around deck offers great views and includes a section that is fully screened-in - ideal for enjoying meals outside!
  • Black Squirrel: This lodge sleeps 12 people and offers a full kitchen, common area, and 2 full bathrooms.
  • Pasque Flower:This condo-like lodge sleeps 8 and is fully-winterized. It features a kitchen, common area, and a full bathroom. Outside you will find a deck with built-in seating and a spectacular view of Pike’s Peak.
  • Blue Jay: This is a dormitory-style lodge and sleeps 22 people. It features vaulted ceilings and a stone fireplace.
  • Look-Out: This A-Frame lodge offers a sleeping lodge that sleeps 6. You will also find a full kitchen and a common area.

A caretakers cabin and numerous outbuildings can also be found on these campgrounds.

This is your chance to get away from it all at this beautiful mountain retreat!


A preview of the property will be available September 17th from 9AM to 1PM (MST). | All personal property items (beds, tables, chairs, appliances, grounds maintenance items, etc.) remain with property including the 1993 GMC Pickup with Blade (VIN = 1GTEK14K7PZ515861 – Mileage in excess of 166,500 – copy of title in Property Information Packet). | All of the proceeds will be placed into an endowed student scholarship fund for experiential learning. | Colorado License #: IC.100080105, Broker License #: IR.100080089 - Braden R. McCurdy.


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