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Property Summary

Live an off the grid self sufficient lifestyle on your very own 5 acres near the base of Mt. Blanca. This a delightful place to get away from it all, and enjoy nature. Imagine decompressing as you relax at your own private getaway outside of the hustle and bustle of city life.

Pack your bag and lace up 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: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/alamosacounty/land-use-building

I also have the lot immediately adjacent to this property, both would make for 9.72 acres in total. Buy both lots and maintain your privacy.

  • 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, 5th St, Alamosa, CO 81101
CityAlamosa
StateColorado
CountyAlamosa County
Zip81101
Size4.72 acres
Lot Dimensions550 feet (Western Leg) x 413 feet (Northern Leg) x 355 feet (Western Leg) x 209 feet (Southern Leg) x 281 feet (Southern Cut)
APN528118304016
Legal DescriptionMt. Blanca Valley Ranches Lot 15 Blk 4 Unit 8
Google Mapshttps://goo.gl/maps/XEv87bLquLr
Lat/Long CoordinatesNW: 37.534132,-105.694755
NE: 37.534145,-105.693328
SW: 37.532639,-105.694734
SE Approx: 37.533171,-105.693334
SE Edge1: 37.53263,-105.69402

ElevationApprox. 7532 feet
Annual TaxesApprox. $44.20
ZoningRural/Vacant Land - All residential structures may do, but anything over 200 square feet requires a building permit. In order to camp on your property, you must obtain a Temporary RV Permit. Property owner(s) can stay on their property 'tent camping' for 10 days. And upto 6 months in RV's, in which a property owner can stay on their property with the regulation of the property having an existing septic system. After the permit expires you must remove the RV off the property and reapply the following calendar year. You may install a manufactured home on the property. All foundations for the manufactured homes must be drawn by a licensed engineer in Colorado and you must have a licensed installed in Colorado set the home. All singles-wides must go through a special use and be at least 15 years old or newer. For multi-section homes older than 1976 are not allowed in the County. No dumping of raw sewage and hazardous chemicals on the property. Horses, mules, donkeys, cattle, rabbits, goats, sheep and poultry or other fowl are allowed on all parcels one acre or larger but they are not allowed to create a health hazard or nuisance to surrounding properties. Parcels less than two acres cannot have more than a total of two of the following per acre: horses, mules, donkeys, cows, goats or sheep with the exception of young animals of less than six months of age provided they are the offspring of mature animals on the property. Up to ten chickens are allowed in every district of Alamosa County and more are allowed in Rural (RU) zoned districts. The following requirements apply: Chickens must be provided with a covered, properly ventilated and predator-resistant chicken coop. Chicken coops and outdoor enclosures shall be regularly cleaned to control dust, odor and waste and must not constitute a nuisance, safety hazard, or health problem to surrounding properties.
HOA/POANot within HOA/POA
ImprovementsNone
AccessDirt road access to the property, (corner lot of 5th street & Grant Ave). 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.

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Map

Alamosa County APN: 528118304016 is located in Alamosa, Colorado. The approximate longitude & latitude coordinates for this property are shown on the map below. (37.534132,-105.694755)

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  • Cash Option 1
    Discounted
    Cash Price
    $3,995
    Plus properly taxes & maintenance fee
    • $250 Doc Prep Fee
    • $100 Down Payment
    • $10/mo Maintenance Fee
    • Prorated Property Taxes
  • Installment Option 2
    PAYMENTS SPREAD OVER
    52 months
    $99/mo
    Plus properly taxes & maintenance fee
    • $250 Doc Prep Fee
    • $100 Down Payment
    • $10/mo Maintenance Fee
    • Prorated Property Taxes
  • Installment Option 3
    PAYMENTS SPREAD OVER
    26 months
    $169/mo
    Plus properly taxes & maintenance fee
    • $250 Doc Prep Fee
    • $100 Down Payment
    • $10/mo Maintenance Fee
    • Prorated Property Taxes

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