Mount Blanca Estates in Colorado


Rocky Mountain Views

Great for a Homesite, RV, Camping or Horses




This property is Lot 3 in Block 1 in Unit 6 of the Mount Blanca Estates subdivision. At approximately 5.48 acres it is level and is fully buildable. This is a rare property which allows you to have your cake and eat it too. It is in the far western part of Costilla County, right next to Alamosa County. It is just over a mile from the Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge. There is a farm across the road. And that road is what adds so much to this peaceful and beautiful property, the road it has frontage on is Cedarwood Road, also known as County Road 3, an excellently maintained road right to your doorstep. You can have your peace and quiet, your beautiful Rocky Mountain views, yet still have a property that has great accessibility.

Magnificent Mount Blanca is visible to the northeast. The beautiful Sangre De Cristo Mountains curve around the east, from north to south. To the south are Flat Top Mountain, the Sierra Del Ojito, and the San Luis Hills. The famous Rio Grande River is less than two miles to the southwest.

Costilla County is located in the gorgeous San Luis Valley. This beautiful property is at 7,566 feet above sea level so there are four distinct seasons with moderate summers. There are an amazing 282 days of sunshine per year. This semi-arid area is protected on almost every side by the great Rocky Mountains.

This property is just over 10 miles southeast from the town of Alamosa. Blanca is just over 12 miles away. Fort Garland is 16 1/2 miles away.

You will be about 2 miles from the Rio Grande River, which runs through Alamosa. there are many hiking trails along this river as it wanders through the valley and the river offers tremendous trout fishing. Just over a mile west of this property, the 11,000 acre Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge borders the Rio Grande River and is known for the many bird species that live there including the whooping crane. The Great Sand Dunes National Park is just over 20 miles to the north. Just beyond that is the Rio Grande National Forest, known for its elk, deer, antelope, beaver, bobcat, fox, pronghorn sheep, coyote, bald eagle, and they have re-introduced moose. San Luis State Park is about 20 miles north of the property. Smith Reservoir and Mountain Home Reservoir are within easy driving distance. The San Isabel National Forest is about 31 miles east of the property. You can visit the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad and the Fort Garland Museum.

You will be around an hour's drive from several of Colorado's top ski resorts and Denver is only about a 4 hour drive away. Within minutes of your new property you will be able to fish, hunt, hike, backpack, bike, rock climb, camp, canoe, river raft, boat, four wheel drive, snowmobile, ski, golf, wildlife & bird watch, picnic, and almost anything else you like to do. Alamosa's population is 7,803 and it offers all fo the amenities of a larger city but will a small town flavor.

There is power in the area but not to this property yet. Solar power is common in this part of the country because of the high number of sunny days. Sewage would be by septic system - if and when you decide to build. Propane is the most common source of household heat in the area. Cell phones work very well in this area. The very helpful Colorado Division Of Water Resources confirms a household-use-only well permit is available for this property. You would need to contact a local well digger for information on suitability and pricing

Property tax is less than $113 per year. The zoning is residential / recreational. There are no association fees or dues. There are no time requirements for building. You can build now, later, or never. You can camp out or RV on the property. You are allowed to enjoy your property. Taxes are fully paid and are current. There are no liens. You will receive a warranty deed which is the highest guarantee level of deed that you can get.

If you are looking for a gorgeous retreat area, this could be it for you. This is a beautiful unspoiled and quiet setting. Properties of this type with such excellent access are hard to find.


Available Properties

Property Acres Price
Unit 6 Block 1 Lot 3 5.48 +/- $15,975.00 Details »

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