5 Acres Next to the Rio Grande in Colorado for Just $99/Month Sold

  • $99 per month

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Do you want to own land where you can camp, build a log cabin or establish your new residence? Would you like to catch cutthroat trout the size of your arm while fly fishing? Do you want to be surrounded by water so you can kayak whenever you want to? Then this is the parcel you are looking for! 

This stunning 5-acre property is located in the Rio Grande Ranches in Costilla County, Colorado, just less than 4 miles from the Rio Grande River! The land is flat, it has beautiful views of the hills and mountains present in the area, and good road access. This lot is ideal for an outdoor adventurer who is looking to develop a private campsite. The property is zoned as Estate Residential (ER), so it could also be a great place to build an off-grid home and escape the hectic day-to-day grind of the city life. Check the exact location of your new investment: https://bit.ly/2YsQIig

The Rio Grande Ranches is a subdivision that comes up as a perfect option for anyone who loves the outdoors. Costilla County offers endless opportunities for kayaking, fishing, camping, mountain biking, horseback riding, boating, hiking, hunting, camping, snowboarding and skiing! 

Lake Como (1.5 hours away from the lot) offers some of the best trout fishing you’ll find. You can also catch all assortments of fish in nearby lakes, like Smith Reservoir, Mountain Home Reservoir and Sanchez Reservoir. For off-road enthusiasts, there are countless off-road jeep trails and the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is only 1.5 hours away from the property! 

You can hunt elk and deer throughout Costilla County, home to the largest elk herd in Colorado! ATV around the vast expanses of the state’s wilderness and wake up every morning under clear blue skies with snow capped peaks shining in the distance. We know you will love this area and this property. Your escape from the world is waiting for you in Southern Colorado! 

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Nearby attractions

– Less than 4 miles to the Rio Grande 

– 18 miles to San Luis

– 25 miles to Smith Reservoir

– 28 miles to Antonito 

– 34 miles to Fort Garland

– 34 miles to Mountain Home Reservoir

– 43 miles to Alamosa (Walmart)

– 50 miles to Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge

– 60 miles to Raspberry Mountain

– 62 miles to Taos

– 63 miles to the Great Sand Dunes National Park

– 66 miles to the Taos Ski Resort 

– 108 miles to Rio Grande National Forest

– 130 miles to Pueblo

Conveniently located just 3 hours from Colorado Springs, the Rio Grande Ranches subdivision is close to small towns to get groceries and run errands. The property is located about 18 miles from San Luis and 28 miles from Antonito. As part of the Rio Grande Ranches, the land is also close to the border of New Mexico. Immerse yourself in the scenic landscapes of both Colorado and New Mexico! 

A small down payment of $99, 84 monthly payments of $99 and $249 for filing the docs will make you the proud owner of this property! This land definitely fits your budget and your needs. 


More information

Assessor’s Parcel Number #: 71539250


Address: Costilla County, Colorado
County: Costilla County, Colorado
Subdivsion: Rio Grande Ranches
Lot Number: LOT 26
Legal Description: R.G.R. UNIT 43 BLK 2 LOT 26 CONT. 5.00 AC
T R S: T2N R74W S21
Parcel Size (acreage): 5.00 AC
GPS Coordinates: 37.1198, -105.6787
GPS Coordinates (4 corners): 37.1207, -105.6793 NW
37.1207, -105.6781 NE
37.1190, -105.6781 SE
37.1189, -105.6793 SW
Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/DtwSjwt3jEpJ64NA7


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County Website: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/costillacounty
Assessor Website: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/costillacounty/assessor
Treasurer Website: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/costillacounty/treasurerpublic-trustee
Recorder/Clerk Website: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/costillacounty/costilla-county-clerk-recorder
GIS Website: http://portico.mygisonline.com/html5/?viewer=costillaco.bv1-p1
Phone number for Planning Department: (719) 937-7668 ext. 4
Phone number for Recorder/Clerk Office: (719) 937-7671
Phone number for Tax-Collector Office: (719) 937-7672
Phone number for Assessor’s Office: (719) 937-7670


Annual Property Taxes $47.12


Zoning Link: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/costillacounty/planning-zoning
Access to property: Yes, Black Hawk Rd
Road surface/type: Dirt
Who maintains roads? County
Terrain type: Plain
Closest highways: US-160 and I-25
Closest major city: Pueblo, Colorado (131 mi, 2 hrs 23 min)
Closest small town: Mesita, Colorado 81152 (5.8 mi, 13 min)
Closest gas station: Donald’s Service, 418 Main St, Manassa, CO 81141 (19.4 mi, 28 min)
Nearby attractions: 12th St, Blanca, CO 81123 (22.9 mi, 42 min)
Walk score: 35/100 Car-Dependent
Bike score: 69/100 Bikeable
Transit score: N/A


Zoning Estate Residential (ER)
Property use code N/A
What can be built on the property? House Only, No agr, No farm, No business
Time limit to build? One Year and can be renewed after permit
What can you do on/near property? Reside, Nearby: Dirt Activities, Hiking, Mountain Climbing
Can you camp on the property? Yes
Notes on camping? 14 days every 3 months
RV’s allowed on the property? Yes
Notes on RV’s 14 days every 3 months
Mobile homes allowed on property? yes
Notes on mobile homes? Mobile Homes manufactured prior to 1976 are prohibited in unincorporated Costilla County.
Water? No, you have to drill a well or haul a water (Water tank) Ph# 719-589-6683
Sewer or Septic? Septic would have to be installed
Electrical? Solar, or you can contact Excell Energy (800-895-4999)
Gas? There is no natural gas, can use propane
Waste? There is a company GT Trash services who will provide trash pick up service
Is property part of an HOA No
Is so how much are the dues? N/A
Any deed restrictions? There is a fee of $0.75 / copy to get a deed.


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$99 down

$99 per month for 84 months

$249 doc fee


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Enjoy this flat 5-acre, easily buildable property on the doorstep of the Rio Grande! Contact us now to get it!

$99 per month
Rio Grande Ranches
Costilla County, Colorado
Lot Size:
5 acres
For Sale
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