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Property Summary

From the moment you arrive at this Wild Horse Mesa property, (where wild mustangs roam) you feel relaxed and renewed from the clean and crisp air. Imagine waking on your 2.47 acre parcel of land surrounded by sagebrush and pinon pine in the beautiful, sunny, and fertile alpine San Luis Valley.

Enjoy unparalleled privacy, yet with the conveniences of civilization at just a stone’s throw away. Located just 10 miles from San Luis, Colorado, oldest continuously inhabited town in Colorado, and the county seat of Costilla County, this residential parcel includes 2.47 acres of beautiful raw land, complete with access via a well-maintained dirt road (Tristle Lane).

Build, bring your RV, or enjoy this land in its’ natural state. With the 2,000 acre Sanchez Reservoir located only 5 miles away (as the crow flies), you can fish there every day for northern pike, yellow perch, walleye, trout, and catfish. This is an amazing place, and a perfect opportunity to invest in your Colorado dream.

Wild Horse Mesa is located by San Luis, Colorado in Costilla County, about 5 miles north of the New Mexico/Colorado stateline.  About 25 miles southwest of the town of Fort Garland, with Fort Garland being approximately 200 miles south of Denver and approximately 200 miles north of Albuquerque. The property is just 15 miles east is the town of San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado, founded in 1851. Property in Wild Horse Mesa, has increased in value rapidly over the last few years.

The diverse geologic and geographic features of Costilla County offer beautiful landscapes, rugged mountains, majestic forest and endless blue sky. You can find a range of activities and abundant wildlife. The hunting is good—the biggest herd of Elk in America resides here, and the fishing is great in Lake Sanchez Reservoir. Costilla County is located 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. The proximity to Eagle Nest State park (80 min) and skiing in Red River (55min) makes this lot an attractive value.

If you are looking for a beautifully scenic Colorado property with road frontage, great wildlife, and million dollar views, this is the property for you.

The property is located at about 7,900’ above sea level, and experiences 330 days or more of sunshine per year making it perfect for solar and wind! Housing options include traditional site built homes, cabins, and mobile homes. If you are into tiny houses, homes as small as 600 sq. ft. are permitted.

  • Property in Wild Horse Mesa, has increased in value rapidly over the last few years.
  • Home to a variety of wildlife such as deer, elk, antelope, coyotes and bears
  • Great location for solar and wind power
  • Colorado Springs is about 165 miles to the North
  • Denver is about 235 miles to the North
  • Alamosa, CO is about 50 miles Northwest (here you can find Walmart, Home Depot and more)

Property Details

SubdivisionWild Horse Mesa
Street AddressSan Luis, Costilla, CO 81152
CitySan Luis
CountyCostilla County
Size2.47 acres
Lot Dimensions624 feet x 166 feet
Legal DescriptionW.H.M. SECTION C BLK 26 LOT 4 CONT. 2.51 ACRES County of Costilla, State of Colorado
Google Maps
Lat/Long CoordinatesNW: 37.132294,-105.501579
SW: 37.130857,-105.502794
NE: 37.132031,-105.501099
SE: 37.130589,-105.502317
ElevationApprox. 7,956 feet
Annual TaxesApprox. $45
ZoningEstate Residential, at least 600 sq ft home, camping allowed for up to two weeks every three months. After 14 days a long-term camping permit would be required to remain on the property in an RV if there is a septic system and water source on the property. For more information, call Costilla County Planning & Zoning at 719-937-7668
AccessWell-maintained dirt roads
SewerWould be septic
WaterWould be by well, holding tank, water haul
UtilitiesPower by solar or generator, Phone by cellular, Satellite TV/Internet/Phone

Property Photos


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Costilla County APN: 712-07-240 is located in San Luis, Costilla. The approximate longitude & latitude coordinates for this property are shown on the map below. (37.132294,-105.501579)

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