Outstanding 1.20 Acre Wooded Building Lot in Forbes Park Sold

  • $9,900
Outstanding 1.20 Acre Wooded Building Lot in Forbes Park

Let the Costilla County sun melt away your stress knowing that you are getting the only real estate investment that cannot be duplicated – Land. 

Located in Forbes Park, this 1.20-acre property offers privacy and the opportunity to breath fresh, crisp and clean air 24/7. With its easy accessibility, affordability and prime location, you will want to have this valuable gem of a property to change your life for the better. 

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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?  The scent of the trees is both refreshing and evocative of wonderful memories at the same time. 

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 fun adventures!

If you are interested in fishing, you can do it at Forbes Lake. 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! 

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.

This is really a mountain property that, at the same time, is close to shopping opportunities and different 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

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Not ready to build? Bring your RV and camp for a refreshing get-away on this 1.20-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 $165 as down payment, $249 for filing the docs and monthly payments of $165/month for 59 months.


Once you make the down payment and the doc fee, the property is yours to use!

More information: 

Assessor’s Parcel Number #: 70108470


Address: 936 Collins Place, Fort Garland, CO 81133
County: Costilla County, Colorado
Subdivsion: FORBES PARK
Lot Number: 936
Legal Description: F.P. UNIT D-2 BLK 45 LOT 936 CONT. 1.206 AC
T R S: T29s R70w S34
Parcel Size (acreage): 1.206 acres
GPS Coordinates: 37.4864, -105.2087
GPS Coordinates (4 corners): 37.4867, -105.2081 NE
37.4867, -105.2080 NE,E
37.4859, -105.2088 S
37.4862, -105.2093 W
37.4866, -105.2089 NW
Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/Ks5J9n1XL51bmptt8

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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/Treasurer Office: (719) 937-7672
Phone number for Assessor’s Office: (719) 937-7670


Annual Property Taxes $115.58


Zoning Link: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/costillacounty/planning-zoning
Access to property: Yes, Collins Place
Road surface/type: Dirt
Who maintains roads? County
Terrain type: Forest
Closest highways: US-160
Closest major city: Pueblo, Colorado
(94.7 miles; 1 hour, 40 minutes)
Closest small town: Fort Garland, Colorado
(17.8 miles; 29 minutes)
Closest gas station: High Altitude Convenience, 316 Miranda Ave, Fort Garland, CO 81133
(17.5 miles; 28 minutes)
Nearby attractions: Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center, 29477 CO-159, Fort Garland, CO 81133
(17.8 miles; 29 minutes)
Walk score: 27/100 Car-Dependent
Bike score: 42/100 Somewhat 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 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? Upto 14 days for 3 every months
RV’s allowed on the property? Yes
Notes on RV’s Upto 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? $235 / Year
Any deed restrictions? There is a fee of $0.75 / copy to get a deed.


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Get it for

$165 down payment

$249 doc fee

$165 a month for 59 months

The total price of the property is $9,900


No liens or encumbrances on the property

No credit or background checks

No interests

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?

Don’t miss the opportunity to own wooded mountain land TODAY!

936 Collins Place
Fort Garland, Colorado 81133
Lot Size:
1.20 acres
For Sale
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