Birdwatchers Paradise, Recreation & Mountain Views – M.V.B.R. – Landopia

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Property Summary

Set your feet on this affordable 5 acre parcel in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. You won’t soon forget the extraordinary 14,000 foot mountains and magnificent views from this property. Immerse yourself in the clean crisp mountain air to take it all in. Envision your future here, outside of the hustle and bustle of city life and one with nature.

Strap on those adventure boots! Vacation and recreational activities abound here! You can visit the San Luis State Park, Mt. Blanca Peak or National Sand Dunes Park. If you like fishing try your rod and reel on some northern pike, yellow perch, walleye, trout, and catfish in the many reservoirs and high-altitude streams and lakes in the area. Mabe hunting is your thing, we all need to eat right? Elk and mule deer are plentiful here in the Rio Grande or San Isabel National Forest. Hiking or 4-wheel up the Lake Como Road towards the top of Mt. Blanca. Ski at Wolf Creek Ski Area with Colorado’s best snow conditions. Soak in a nearby hot springs pool, or mountain biking on the excellent dirt roads in the area. Just to name a few!

The diverse geologic and geographic features of Alamosa County offer beautiful landscapes, rugged mountains, majestic forests and endless blue skies. You can find a range of activities and abundant wildlife. The hunting is good and the fishing is great in the many nearby Reservoirs. All of this at only an hour away from many famous natural wonders of Colorado: Great Sand Dunes National Park (the highest inland dunes in North America), Zapata Falls that offers panoramic views along the trails. Eagle Nest State park and skiing in Red River expand your recreational activities.

This conveniently located 5 acre property is in the Mt. Blanca Valley Ranches subdivision and is just a few short miles from Blanca & Alamosa, CO. This area isn’t too far out of town yet out far enough to be in the countryside—a quick 15 minute drive and you’re at True Grits Steakhouse or Wal-Mart! At only 160 miles south of Colorado Springs you will have access to all of the big cities amenities if you need them. It will take several hours to drive to Denver and many of the country’s leading resorts in Colorado. But don’t forget, just 100 miles south Taos and Santa Fe,NM you will find some great skiing, art and markets.

This property is pretty flat with a gentle roll and lots healthy sagebrush. You can see in the maps and aerial photos that the lot sits just south of the Blanca Wetlands (serves as a refuge for birds, fish and other wildlife) for those of you who enjoy watching birds and taking walks a beautiful part of the valley. Quite a few deer and elk around this part of the valley as well.

The property can be used for a permanent residence. There is no time limit to build here. The County requires a minimum 600 sq. ft. dwelling size, a well or holding tank, septic and solar (or wind) power system. Site built and manufactured homes are allowed, (Alternative building methods i.e… earthships, straw bale, or rammed earth, are allowed but the plans must be stamped by a licensed, Colorado Engineer). This property can be used for recreational camping 14 days per year, or you can apply for a temporary RV permit valid for 180 days with an installed septic tank on the property. Using a Travel Trailer or RV full-time, permanent is not allowed in the state of Colorado. For more information on zoning and building requirements, visit the county website at:

I have a couple other properties in this area, including 2 adjoining lots just 2 lots away from this parcel. Please take a look around my site for the other properties.

  • Alamosa, CO which is roughly 15 miles away to the East. (Alamosa has a WalMart Supercenter, a Walgreens and two supermarkets, Safeway and City Market.)
  • Blanca, CO which is roughly 17 miles away to the East
  • About 7 miles north of US HWY 160
  • Just 17 miles to Zapata Falls at the foot of Mt. Blanca
  • Located just south of the Blanca Wetlands where you can expect to see a lot of wildlife
  • 160 miles south of Colorado Springs, CO
  • 230 miles south of Denver, CO

Property Details

SubdivisionMt. Blanca Valley Ranches Unit 8
Street AddressN/A, 6th St, Alamosa, CO 81101
CountyAlamosa County
Size5.00 acres
Lot Dimensions341 feet x 705 feet
Legal DescriptionMt. Blanca Valley Ranches Lot 4 Blk 4 Unit 8
Google Maps
Lat/Long CoordinatesNW: 37.536036,-105.6983
NE: 37.536041,-105.697136
SW: 37.534109,-105.698311
SE: 37.534114,-105.697131
ElevationApprox. 7,528 feet
Annual TaxesApprox. $44.20
ZoningRural/Vacant Land
AccessDirt road access to the property, (6th Street). The nearest County Road is approximately 1.5 miles. The road that leads to the property is not County maintained.
SewerWould be septic. Septic permits requested within the Land Use Office.You would have to install a septic system. There is no central sewer systems near by. All systems must be installed by a licensed Alamosa County installer.
WaterWould be well or holding tank/cistern.
UtilitiesWould be solar and/or wind or generator (Nearest power approx 1.5 miles). Can use cellular phone for communications.

Property Photos


Alamosa County APN: 528118304004 is located in Alamosa, Colorado. The approximate longitude & latitude coordinates for this property are shown on the map below. (37.536036,-105.6983)

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