- Single Family Residence
- Built in 1994
- Acreage: 243 Acres
- Location: Crawford, Colorado
- County: Delta County
- Physical: Near Black Canyon of the Gunnison, West Elk National Forest
- Garage parking spaces: 4
- Seven bedrooms
- Eight Full bathrooms
- One Acre swimming pond
- Views of Needle Rock and West Elk Mountain
- Whole home, interior and exterior audio sound system
Mad Dog Ranch – Famed Rock & Roll Legend Joe Cocker’s Colorado Estate
In the heart of the Colorado Rockies lies a unique opportunity to own both a spectacular property and a piece of rock & roll history. Introducing the Joe and Pam Cocker Estate, the MAD DOG RANCH, home to the famed rock & roll artist since 1994. Located within easy driving distance to Aspen, Telluride, and the world-renowned Black Canyon, the estate sits on over 240+ acres that back to 400,000 acres of BLM Land and includes irrigated pastures, landscaped lawns, manicured gardens, lush forests, and an acre sized swimming pond.
At the heart of the property rests the grand English Tudor style manor with 7 bedrooms, 8 baths, and a private guest suite set in almost 16,000 sq. ft. As you enter, a stunning foyer with a sweeping staircase and custom inlaid marble floor medallion greets guests. Exquisite Brazilian cherry floors extend throughout the main entry, gallery and many of the formal rooms. Fine finishes continue throughout the home, including the library’s custom cherry paneling, a formal dining room that seats 18 and billiard room with full sized bar.
The 1,500 sq. ft. master suite is the perfect place to unwind, featuring 13 foot vaulted beamed ceilings, stone fireplace, seating areas, a spa like bath, his and her walk-in closets, a coffee bar and private balcony to experience breathtaking Colorado views. The stunning interior is matched only by the tremendous views throughout. Built with entertaining in mind, all main floor rooms have access to the exceptional rear terrace overlooking the grand lawn, pond, and gardens.
The property’s grounds are nothing short of spectacular, including manicured lawns, floral beds, raw Aspen, scrub oak and evergreen forests, pastures gardens and water features. There is a fully equipped 7-stall barn with turnouts, a silo, Quonset, large outdoor arena, and 80 acres of irrigated pasture. If gardening is your passion, there are 2 fully outfitted commercial greenhouses and an outdoor vegetable garden. This estate is simply spectacular, and is perfectly located for privacy, scenery, and access to the most sought after skiing, hiking, and fly-fishing in the Colorado.