Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this private and wooded mountain property in rural Costilla County, Colorado. The land is located inside the gated community of Forbes Park, near Fort Garland, and offers stunning views, fresh air and nature at its prime.
Forbes Park has approximately 13,000 acres, from which 8,000 acres are private lots and the rest is common land. Tree varieties found inside the community include limber pine, aspen, spruces and firs. Ponderosa pines and bristlecone pines can be seen in the higher elevations. Are you already feeling the delicious smells provided by the trees?
This property is your one-way ticket into a highly coveted natural sanctuary for the animals. Bountiful wildlife in the area include Elk, Deer, Antelope, Fox and Bobcats. Besides, there are endless nearby outdoor opportunities to raft, canoe, backpack, rock climb, hike, 4WD, snowmobile and cross-country ski. This is the perfect playground for having memorable adventures!
If you are interested in fishing and boating, Home Reservoir, Smith Reservoir and Sanchez Reservoir are close by. In these locations, you can find pike, bass, walleye and trout, among other fish. Besides, you can engage your senses in the natural beauty of the San Luis Lakes State Park, just 47 miles away, and the Rio Grande National Forest, 106 miles away. The awe-inspiring Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is only 43 miles away. You can also hike at nearby Mount Blanca and the surrounding mountains!
Located at about 9,000 feet above sea level, the lot experiences 330 days of sunshine per year. Housing options allowed by the Forbes Park Homeowners Association include traditional houses, cabins and mobile homes. If you like tiny houses, dwellings as small as 600 square feet are permitted. Water in the area is obtained by drilling a well or hauling it through a tank. Sewer is by septic and propane is commonly used for heat. For power, you can call the local electric company Xcel Energy, use solar panels or wind power.
With fewer than three people per acre, this is really a mountain property. But, at the same time, the lot is convenient to shopping and amenities. The property is a 14-mile drive to Fort Garland to restock supplies or grab a refreshment.
Nearby attractions include:
13 miles to Raspberry Mountain
17 miles to Mountain Home Reservoir
19 miles to Blanca
23 miles to Smith Reservoir
30 miles to San Luis
44 miles to the Great Sand Dunes National Park
Not ready to build? Bring your RV and camp for a refreshing get-away on this 1.48-acre site! Camping and parking an RV is allowed up to 14 days for 3 every 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, you can call Costilla County Planning & Zoning at 719-937-7668.
The Forbes Park Landowners Association maintains the roads and offers useful benefits. By paying the HOA, you have access to a water point to fill up your camper with water, and access to a business community center where you can use the Internet, phone and work with your laptop while you enjoy the beautiful views. Also, if you give a week’s notice during winter time, the snow that is in front of your lot will be plowed. Build whenever you like, or don’t build at all! You will enjoy your property either way. We guarantee this property does not have liens or encumbrances.
The owner financing price is $199 as down payment, $249 for filing the docs and monthly payments of $199/month for 60 months.
Once you make the down payment and the doc fee, the property is yours to use!
|Assessor’s Parcel Number #:||70100220|
|Address:||121 Wagon Mesa Loop, Fort Garland, CO 81133|
|County:||Costilla County, Colorado|
|Lot Number:||LOT 121|
|Legal Description:||F.P UNIT A-1 BLK 2 LOT 121 CONT 1.481 AC|
|T R S:||T29S R70W S19|
|Parcel Size (acreage):||1.481 acres|
|GPS Coordinates:||37.5133, -105.2519|
|GPS Coordinates (4 corners):||37.5136, -105.2526 NW
37.5135, -105.2514 NE
37.5127, -105.2514 SE
37.5130, -105.2522 S Near Center
|Google Map Link:||https://goo.gl/maps/uZP8PJJhJfF2|
|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||$132.52 (2019)|
|Access to property:||Yes, 121 Wagon Mesa Loop|
|Who maintains roads?||County|
|Closest highways:||HWY# 160, Colorado|
|Closest major city:||Pueblo, Colorado (91.3 Miles, 1 Hr. 34 Mins.)|
|Closest small town:||Fort Garland, Colorado (14.4 Miles, 23 Mins.)|
|Closest gas station:||Conoco, 700 4th Ave, Fort Garland, CO 81133 (14.2 Miles, 22 Mins.)|
|Nearby attractions:||Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center, 29477 CO-159, Fort Garland, CO 81133 (14.4 Miles, 23 Mins.)|
|Walk score:||27/100 Car-Dependent|
|Bike score:||42/100 Somewhat Bikeable|
|Zoning||Estate Residential (ER)|
|Property use code||N/A|
|What can be built on the property?||Single family home, tiny home, double wide mobile home and cabin|
|Time limit to build?||One Year and can be renew 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?||Up to 14 days for 3 every months|
|RV’s allowed on the property?||Yes|
|Notes on RV’s||Up to 14 days for 3 every 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 through tank|
|Sewer or Septic?||No sewer. Septic olny|
|Electrical?||No, we have to use Local electric company (Xcel Energy) 800-895-4999, solar or wind.|
|Gas?||There is no natural gas. We can use propane or diesel or we can rent a gas tank|
|Waste?||There is a company GT Trash services who will provide trash pick up service|
|Is property part of an HOA||Yes|
|Is so how much are the dues?||$255 / Year|
|Any deed restrictions?||There is a fee of $0.75 / copy to get a deed.|
Get it for
$199 down payment
$249 doc fee
$199 a month for 60 months
The total price of the property is $12,139
No liens or encumbrances on the property
No credit or background checks
No lengthy processes
Pay with credit card, debit card or money order
Owning land has never been so easy!
All our properties come with a 90-day money back guarantee (minus the doc fee). If you decide you don’t want it, you get your money back. No questions asked! Or you trade it for any other property available in our portfolio. So what do you think, huh?