Located in Costilla County, in Southern Colorado, this 5 acre parcel is located in the foothills of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains. This is a very scenic area with snow capped mountain views and the ever changing Colorado sky. It is surrounded by lakes, streams and national forest. This is a great parcel to build on now or hold for the future. About 100 homes have been built in this area, the nearest at this time being about a thousand feet away. There are county maintained roads to this land. Paved Highway 160 is a 3 and a half mile drive away, with Walsenburg being 35 miles East from there, or downtown Fort Garland 10 miles Southwest, continuing another 25 miles to Alamosa.
Denver is about 3 hours, Colorado Springs about 2 hours. Albuquerque, NM is about 3 hours. About 1.5 Hours to Wolf Creek Ski Resort. Highest snow fall resort in Colorado. 1500 skiable acres.Open from February to April. Known for high quality and abundant powder. This area is without a doubt the best bang for your buck in Colorado. Beautiful properties at still the best affordable prices with reasonable driving times to major cities.
The property is located at the Northwest corner of the intersection of Lewis Smith Road and Morse Road, in Fort Garland, Colorado, 81133.
Building on this Land
This land is zoned for residential construction. There is no requirement that building must commence, however, once building does commence it must be completed within one year, and must comply with all applicable building codes and restrictions.
Minimum Square Footage to Build
600 square feet.
Conventionally constructed homes as well as Modular Homes are permitted, Mobile Homes are not. This Land is also subject to additional Covenants and Restrictions.
Power Lines are available in portions of the development. Buyer may install approved metering equipment to connect. Where utility lines are not currently present, Buyer may negotiate with local utility providers to extend utility service to their land, though this is generally quite cost prohibitive. Buyer may choose to utilize alternative energy sources such as solar and/or wind power systems, though such systems must comply with all applicable regulations.
Telephone Lines are available in portions of the development. Buyer may install approved equipment to connect. Where utility lines are not currently present, Buyer may negotiate with local utility providers to extend utility service to their land, though this is generally quite cost prohibitive.
Buyer may install a cistern or well system. Any such system must comply with all applicable regulations.
Installation of an approved Septic system is required prior to any construction or residential use of the property.
This land has legal access and physical access via county maintained roads. Road access to some areas may be affected by inclement weather such as snow. Access to some rural properties or areas affected by inclement weather may require a vehicle with adequate road capabiltites.
Only Short-Term Recreational Camping is permitted. Lifestyle Camping or Long-Term Residential Camping is not Permitted. The County will cite offenders and/or impound vehicles in violation of County Camping Codes.
This land has no unpaid Back-Taxes.
Property Tax of approximately $125 annually.
Title is conveyed by Deed.
Listing ID: Co-4658/230/Sdcr-J2
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