Amazing Views of Mt. Blanca – S.L.V.R. Unit D – Near Smith Reservoir – Landopia

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Property Summary

In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, 150 miles south of Colorado Springs and less than 90 miles from Taos, New Mexico, you can find an affordable parcel of land in Southern Colorado. Surrounded by 14,000 foot mountains with many parcels featuring a amazing mountain views. This value priced 5 acre parcel in the San Luis Valley Ranches subdivision is just minutes from Blanca & Fort Garland, CO or just 4.5 miles south of the Smith Reservoir.

Vacation and recreational activities include visiting the National Sand Dunes Park, fishing for German browns in the many reservoirs and other high-altitude streams and lakes, hunting for elk or mule deer in the Rio Grande or San Isabel National Forest, hiking or 4-wheeling up the Lake Como Road towards the top of Mt. Blanca, skiing at Wolf Creek Ski Area with Colorado’s best snow conditions, soaking in a nearby hot springs pool, or mountain biking on the excellent dirt roads in the area. You can build a retirement home or vacation cabin with a magnificent mountain views, clean cool air, and be surrounded by the fascinating history of Southern Colorado.

This is south-central Colorado. Alamosa is the cultural and economic center of the San Luis Valley Ranches. The San Luis Valley Ranches is predominantly a farming and agricultural community with Adam’s State College being an important part of its economic structure. The property is within several hours drive to Denver and many of the country’s leading resorts in Colorado and nearby New Mexico, including Taos and Santa Fe.

This land was platted and surveyed in the early 1970’s and wide open spaces are still available. There are very few neighbors near this property that offers privacy and seclusion. 

This property can be used for recreational camping. It can also be used for a permanent residence. The County requires a 600 sq. ft. dwelling size and a well, septic and solar (or wind) power system before issuing a building permit. Using a Travel Trailer or RV full time is not allowed in the state of Colorado.

  • 4.5 miles south of Smith Reservoir
  • 8 miles south of Blanca & Fort Garland, CO
  • Power Poles run N/S on County Road 12 (1/2 mile to the west)
  • 150 miles from Colorado Springs
  • Perfect location for recreational activities of all kinds
  • Perfect location for solar power

Property Details

SubdivisionSan Luis Valley Ranches (S.L.V.R. UNIT D)
Street AddressN/A 14th St, Blanca, CO 81123
CountyCostilla County
Size4.9 acres
Legal DescriptionS.L.V.R. UNIT D BLK 11 LOT 6
Lat/Long Coordinates37.33387, -105.54034
Elevation7,761 feet
Annual TaxesApprox. $113.26 per year
ZoningEstate Residential - Check with Costilla Co, CO Planning & Zoning (719) 937-7668 for more details.
AccessCounty maintaned dirt roads
SewerWould be by Septic
WaterWell, holding tank or other similar option (estimated depths of wells in the area are around 100-200 ft)
UtilitiesPower poles run N/S on County Road 12 about 1/2 mile West of property. Power by Solar or generator, Phone by cellular, Satellite TV/Internet/Phone

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Costilla County APN: 703-05-711 is located in Blanca, CO within the San Luis Valley Ranches subdivision. The approximate longitude & latitude coordinates for this property are shown on the map below. (37.33387, -105.54034)

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