Surround yourself with the evergreen trees, glorious mountain mountain views, and rolling hills of the Sangre De Cristo Ranches (S.D.C.R.). This beautiful lot in the foothills of the San Luis Valley of Costilla County offers monumental views of Mt Blanca to the north. What a perfect setting for the unspoiled countryside of Costilla County. With every breath of fresh, clean mountain air, you’ll know this pristine unspoiled property is for you.
The Sangre de Cristo Ranches were developed, by Malcolm Forbes (founder of Forbes magazine), in the heart of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range. Mt. Blanca towers at over 14,000 feet, highlighting the views from many properties in the area. To the west, the San Luis Valley is a fertile High Plains Desert, roughly 7,500 feet above sea level. The landscape within 44,000 acre Ranches varies from sagebrush and Pinon at the lower elevations, and Aspen and various tall pine varieties above 9,000 ft. The Ranches are located about 5 miles to the south and east of Fort Garland, Colorado.
This parcel is located in unit J-3, one of the last one platted and developed by Malcolm Forbes that sold for higher prices than some of the other units. This parcel has a mixture of pinon trees and sage brush throughout the property while sloping gently downhill toward the back of the property (where a seasonal creek may run sometimes – it didn’t appear to full at the time of the photos). Looking out the back of the parcel you will have views to Mt. Blanca and Mt. Lindsey.
Colorado is one of the fastest growing states and this property is uniquely located between the cities of Denver and Albuquerque. At this low price, this property would also be a smart long-term investment.
|Subdivision||Sangre de Cristo Ranches|
|Street Address||N/A Platten Rd, Fort Garland, CO 81133|
|Lot Dimensions||250' wide x 790' deep|
|Legal Description||Sangre de Cristo Ranches Lot 7394, Block 333, Unit J-3, Costilla County, Colorado|
|Lat/Long Coordinates||NW: 37.449074, -105.312499
NE: 37.449454, -105.309741
SW: 37.448276, -105.312292
SE: 37.448777, -105.309666
|Elevation||Approx. 8500 feet|
|Annual Taxes||Approx. $110.64 (2017)|
|Zoning||Estate Residential - Site built home 600sqft min, manufactured homes are ok. Camp for 14 days (every 3 months) long term camping/rv permit available (60 days - with up to 3 renewals, $200 fee - septic & water required), Temporary RV Occupancy permit available ($250 fee - good for 90 days at a time while building, renew for upto 18 months).|
|HOA/POA||Yes optional - details and covenants online
|Access||Well maintained dirt roads|
|Sewer||Would be by septic system|
|Water||Would be a well, water haul and holding tank or other similar option|
|Utilities||Fiber Optic has been run in the area. Power by solar or generator, Phone by cellular, Satellite TV/Internet/Phone|
Navajo County APN: 702-40-860 is located in Fort Garland, CO. The approximate longitude & latitude coordinates for this property are shown on the map below. (37.449074, -105.312499)
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