The closest town to San Luis Valley Ranch land is Blanca, a short distance from both subdivisions. And Alamosa, the largest town in the San Luis Valley, is only 20 miles to the west.
The San Luis Valley is home to both agriculture and livestock grazing, plus it offers spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains and breathtaking sunrises and sunsets that splash across the mountains. The lot is intended for a home-site or recreation hideaway, but you are never required to build or develop it.
Located in the San Luis Valley of South Central Colorado, an inter-mountain valley surrounded by high mountains.
Beautiful flat property with spectacular views of the mountains in all directions.
Southwest of nearby Blanca, Colorado.
Excellent access from County Roads and State Highways.
Houses nearby in the subdivision.
Electric service in subdivision, along County Roads.
Local shopping in nearby Alamosa.
Easy access to National Forests and ski areas close by.
Abundant recreational opportunities exist in the area.
Smith Reservoir close by, south of Blanca.
Fly in-fly out via Blanca airport.
LOCATION: These properties are located in beautiful Southern Colorado in Costilla County. The ranches and estates are near several communities: Fort Garland, Blanca, Alamosa, Walsenberg and Taos, New Mexico. All of the 5 acre valley ranches and estate are located in the San Luis Valley, one of the world’s largest and most breathtakingly beautiful mountain valleys. The Sangre De Cristo Mountains to the east, the San Juan Mountains to the west, and the La Garitas Mountains to the north surround the valley. Our property is approximately 210 miles southwest of Denver, 140 miles north of Santa Fe, New Mexico and 160 miles southwest of Colorado Springs.
CLIMATE: The average temperature in San Luis Valley Ranges from 82 degrees to a low of 41 degrees during the summer.The average annual precipitation is six and a half inches. Winter brings less than thirty inches of snow. During the winter the average temperature ranges from high of 41 degrees and low of 1 degree, with a mean temperature of 20 degrees.
ELEVATION: The elevation within the subdivision ranges from approximately 7,700 +/- feet above sea level. The land lies on the floor of a large mountain valley with most of the land being level or gently sloping.
OUTDOOR RECREATION: Colorado is an outdoor paradise for sportsmen and vacationers, presenting a panorama of recreation opportunities. The five acre valley ranches and estates are surrounded by some of the best natural recreation available in America. More than one-third of Colorado’s land has been reserved for public recreation, with hundreds of thousands of acres operated by the U.S. Forest Service, the Colorado State Land Board, and the Colorado Department of Game, Fish and Parks. Some nearby nationally known parks and forest preserves include the San Isabel National Forest, the Rio Grande National Forest, and the Carson National Forest. Activities include camping, fishing, hiking, biking, boating, rafting and canoeing.
FISHING AREAS INCLUDE: Rio Grande River, Rio Grande Reservoir, Smiths Reservoir, Mountain Home Reservoir, Conejos River, Huerfano River, and other smaller rivers within Continental Reservoir, Lathrop State Park, Lakes Platoro Reservoir, Road Canyon Reservoir, and Sanchez Reservoir
WINTER SPORTS: Colorado as been called the country’s winter recreation and ski center. A few of the ski areas most accessible from the five acre valley ranches and estates are Monarch Pass, Wolf Creek Pass, Cucharas Pass, and Taos, New Mexico (sixty miles away). Ice Skating, tobogganing and snowmobiling can also be enjoyed here. The closest ski area is Red River – 51 miles from San Luis
GOLF: Nearby Golf Courses are located in Alamosa, Monte Vista, Walsenberg, and Taos.
CAMPING ON YOUR PROPERTY: Property owners may camp, park trailer, or bring camper to their ranch or estate site prior to building. A permanent residence building is not, however, a requirement of purchase. In fact, building is not required.
Below you can find more helpful links about location, area, recreations and more…
Cities & Towns in Costilla County Fort Garland, Blanca, Alamosa, San Luis Walsenberg, Taos, New Mexico
75 miles from your ranch property, you can visit: • The Great Sand Dunes National Monument - Features the tallest inland sand dunes in the Western Hemisphere. Dunes rise up to 750 feet in great sand waves and a record of man can be seen going back 10,000 years. • Taos, New Mexico: Indian Pueblos that have withstood the change of time. An art and cultural center famous for its art galleries and fine ski area. • Fort Garland, Colorado - Fort Garland State Museum - A restored military fort that was established to protect settlers from Indian attack and was the site of Kit Carson’s last command. The fort also contains artifacts of early San Luis Valley settlers. • Alamosa, Colorado – The Commercial Center of the San Luis Valley. All your shopping needs and Adams State College. • Sanford, Colorado – Pike Stockade State Historical Monument – the stockade was the site where Captain Zebulon Pike was captured. • Antonito, Colorado – The Toltec and Cumbers Scenic Railroad. • Walsenburg and Lathrop State Park – A nice town and park with fishing, boating and golf course. • Ski Areas – Taos, Red River, Rio Costilla, Cuchara or Wolf Creek Pass 112 miles away. • Golf Courses – at Alamosa, Monte Vista, La Vita, Taos and Walsenburg. • Fishing Waters – Rio Grande River, Mountain Home Reservoir, Cucharas River, Huerfano River, Conejos River, La Jara Reservoir, Sanchez Reservoir, Platoro Reservoir, and many others including Smith Reservoir. • Hiking, picnicking, hunting and exploring the hundreds of thousands of acres of public lands are all within a minutes drive.
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