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: 941-475-0709
: Costilla, Colorado
: $ 14,587.00

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Property Details: Imagine your home or private retreat nestled among the trees on your 5-acre ranch up in the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Breathtaking mountain vistas surround you while you enjoy the tranquility of nature in your own slice of paradise. Located in southern Colorado in the Sangre de Cristo Ranches community, far enough off the grid to give you the privacy you want, yet close enough to the nearby cities of San Luis and Fort Garland for your shopping essentials.

Easy owner-financing make this dream a reality, so don't hesitate one more minute because this spectacular property is within your reach. Home size, 600sf minimum, so your cabin retreat will work just fine here. No time limit for building.

Property Address: Not yet assigned (Balleroy Road), Fort Garland, CO
Parcel ID: 70260180
Size: 5.03 Acres
Terrain: Level
Access: Dirt Road
Elevation: 6,500 to 7,500 ft. above sea level
Utilities: Well (or Cistern) & Septic
Power: Rural Electric Association or Alternative energy ie. solar
Conveyance: Warranty Deed
HOA Fees: None
Taxes: Approximately $100 per year

Cash Price: $ 14,587.00 plus $249 doc fee.
Owner Financing: $ 197.00 Down, plus $249 doc fee, $ 190.16 per month for 120 months*
*(Owner Financing terms are flexible and can be customized to fit your needs).

The site is located near the Colorado communities of San Luis, Fort Garland, Blanca, Alamosa as well as the New Mexico community of Taos.

The average annual precipitation is six and one-half inches. Winter brings less than 30 inches of snow annually. The summer temperature in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains ranges from a low of 41 to a high of 80 degrees. In the winter, the average temperature is around 20 degrees, but is known to reach the 40s and drop below zero at times.

and they are there to protect your land investment.

The cities of Alamosa and Taos have numerous stores, supermarkets, building supplies, churches of all denominations, hotels, motels, movie theaters, bowling alleys, restaurants and lounges, banks and savings and loan associations, plus many recreational facilities. The towns of San Luis, Blanca and Ft. Garland have gas stations, churches, general stores, post offices, cafes and restaurants and a generous supply of fishing equipment.

Highways: Numerous highways crisscross the San Luis Valley – U.S. 285 from north to south, U.S. 160 from east to west, and Interstate 25, linking Denver, Santa Fe and Albuquerque.
Air Travel: United Airlines/Express provides scheduled flights daily to and from Alamosa Municipal.
Airport. Southwest Airlines regularly offers special fares to Albuquerque. Rio Grande Air offers daily flights from Taos to Albuquerque.
Bus Service: Greyhound, Trailways bus lines serve Alamosa, Colorado, Taos and Santa Fe in New Mexico. They also serve other cities throughout Colorado.

Colorado is an outdoor paradise for sportsmen and vacationers, presenting a panorama of recreation opportunities. The valley ranchettes are surrounded by some of the best natural recreation available in America. More than one-third of Colorado’s land is reserved for public recreation with hundreds of acres operated by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rio Grande National Forest, and the Kit Carson National Forest.

Sanchez Reservoir Smith Reservoir Platoro Lake
Rio Costilla Mountain Home Reservoir
Rio Grande River Conejos River

There are so many lakes and streams in the surrounding area; too many to mention.

This is a HUNTER’S PARADISE. Wildlife is very visible throughout the area and hunting licenses are available. There are RIFLE, BOW and Black Powder seasons. DEER, ANTELOPE, ELK, QUAIL, TURKEY, BIRDS, etc.

Colorado has been called the country’s winter recreational center. A few of the ski areas most
accessible from the ranchettes are:

Ski Rio (20) minutes Taos Ski Valley (45) minutes
Red River (40) minutes Angel Fire (90) minutes
Monarch Pass, Wolf Creek Pass and Cuchara are all
around one and one-half hours away.

Property owners may park an RV on their home site at any time. Some owners leave the RV on the property year around. Camping is allowed for up to 100 days at a time, several times a year, for recreational purposes. For year-round storage of campers, boats and equipment, a storage building should be erected. A permanent residence is not required at any time; however, while a building permit is in effect and construction underway, campers, trailers, or any form of shelter is allowed.

Taos, New Mexico, the renowned ski resort and artists’ paradise, offers the historic Taos Pueblo, Galleries, river rafting in the summer and snow skiing / boarding in the winter. They also have seasonal festivals attracting many visitors annually. You will enjoy the old churches as well as a large array of museums. Fort Garland is very close to the ranchettes housing the Kit Carson Fort and museum. To the north, you are very close to the Great Sand Dunes National Monument, the Great Sand Dunes Country Club and Inn, which boasts of its golf course rated as one of the top courses to play, by Golf Digest. To the south will be San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado. Do not miss the Stations of the Cross; they are fabulous along with the Gallery of Huberto Maestas.

Balleroy Road - Sangre de Cristo Ranches
Fort Garland
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