Mountains in every direction! This 5 acre parcel in the Rio Grande Ranches in Costilla county, Colorado. The valley is surrounded by mountains on all sides. The Great Sand Dunes National Park is to the north, San Isabel Nation Forest is a short drive east, the Rio Grande is 5 miles to the west. Recreation abounds in this gorgeous high altitude valley. The Alamosa Wildlife Refuge and many other public lands are all close by. Think of the memories you will have of hiking the national park and forest. Or live off the grid. It’s a delightful place to get away from it all, imagine decompressing as you drive to your own private getaway. If you need to go into town, it’s about 10 miles to San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado. GPS Coordinates presented here are based upon the best date we have accumulated, but are not exact. The information is for the purpose of locating your property only. Prior to building a fence or any structure on your land, you should contact a Colorado licensed surveyor to mark the exact corners of your property.
Deed: Property will be transferred via Special Warranty Deed. There are no liens and taxes are current for this property. Any unpaid taxes (if any) is a simple overlook and will be paid prior to transferring the property to a new owner.
Taxes: $47.04 per year
HOA: There is no Home Owner Association fees on this property.
Roads: Access to the property is on county maintained dirt roads.
Zoning: Residential zoned. Mobile homes manufactured prior to 1976 are prohibited. All mobile homes must be in compliance with the provisions of the code. RV's are allowed - but there are restrictions on how many days you can be in RV, so please contact the county. For any questions regarding building and permits, contact the county Department of Planning and Zoning at (719) 937-7668 extension 4
Water - The average well depth in the Rio Grande Ranches is about 300 FT, drilling costs about $35 per foot. A money saving option, if you don’t want to drill right away, or if you’re just using your land for vacation you can haul your own water. You can fill a 500 gallon tank at the Alamosa Water Dept. for as little as $2.50. (719-589-2593).
Septic/Sewer - No sewer available. Septic will needs to be installed.
Fire Protection - Provided by the San Luis Volunteer Fire Department in Fort Garland.
Police Protection - Provided by Costilla County Sheriff office in San Luis.
Shopping - Convenience shopping is available in Blanca, Fort Garland and San Luis and Alamosa has major shopping facilities. Wallgreens, Home Depot, Farmers Markets, Walmart etc..
Things To Do - Boating & Fishing lakes are near by. Check Zapata Falls & Smith Reservoir. Many horse trails, hiking, ATV trails are all surround the area. Skiing available in Taos.