Sitting at the base of the Sangre De Cristo mountain range in southern colorado. The commerical property is well situated to provide clean attractive amenties to travelers and year round residents alike. The property is well maintained and in ready to move in and operate condition, with an exstensive regular adveturing clientel base, mostly from Texas, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Locals use and frequent the property as well, taking advantage of the only diner within miles, rubbing elbows with other locals to catch up on things, while stocking up on supplies to hit the lakes. The re-opening of the New Elk Coal Mine has added additional daily traffic and will so for years to come.
Covered Porch of Guest Cabin
The land consists of 0.80 acres along the Highway of Legends (Hwy 12), heading west out of Trinidad, CO. or south from Hwy 160 along Hwy 12 through La Veta and Cuchara, CO. The mountain lakes, National Forest, and wildlife area are within minutes.
The main building contains 3536 sqft with an attic space open and available for an additional apartment or motel rooms. The building also contains the 42 seat restaurant, 1044 sqft of retail space for the store, a liquor store (only one for miles), laundry, kitchenent rental, and 1900 sqft in the basement for additonal retail or rental space.
The main building has been updated with all new electrical service from the pole along with all new plumbing from the water well, including two new water heaters. The kitchen is well equiped and off the kitchen area is a dry storage room, along with the walk-in freezer and a couple other freezers. The building is heated with a combination of heating consisting of: gas, wood, and a electric money saving storeage heating unit in the kitchenet rental room. (343 sqft with its own entrance and newly remodeled too) All waste water drains have been updated for the building as well.
The 1300 sqft Home/Cabin rental has one bedroom, a full bath, laundry, living area, kitchen, and fenced backyard on the main level, with an oversized loft on the upper. Previous owners have used the cabin as their main home, having their bedroom and office in the loft. The cabin is heated with a new gas forced air unit and water is provided by the same well as the main building. The covered front porch is a great quiet place to enjoy the gentle snowfall winter days and the vibrant Spring, Summer, and Fall mornings and afternoons.
The RV park has 9 spaces, with all new 50 amp, 30 amp, and duplex GFI electric outlets. All sites have Individual electric meters, telephone hookup, satellite tv hookup hard wired to each site, and wireless routed high speed satellite internet. New RV dump drops and septic too.
The property has several income streams with the restaurant, general store, liquor store, RV park, and rentals. The owner will sell the cabin/home seperately, asking 150k. The main building and buisness is offered at 750k or 2.5% times the average yearly sales stream. Owner is offering up to 10% carryback on a second.
The property is in working move in condition with little else needed and would be ideal for someone looking to enjoy the clientel and local flavored lifestyle while owning and operating a business in a quiet peaceful setting. The gas industy in the area boosts sales during their periods of expanded drilling and normal maintenance rounds. The New Elk Coal Mine back down the road about 4 miles towards Trinidad, CO. is reopening as well, bringing a steady flow of new customers daily. Most of the vacationing clientel have been coming to the area from 1 to 50 years. They are a dedicated enjoyable bunch to recieve each and every year.
Please contact us today to schedule a tour and discuss your options of how to purchase this once in a lifetime opportunity.
Las Animas County has the San Isabel National forest and Several Wildlife Areas, Wilderness Area, and 7 lakes all within an hour and a half drive. Most of the parks and lakes are between 5 and 45 minutes of Trinidad or any parcel of land.
From Trinidad you can hit Santa Fe, Toas, Angle Fire, Red River, and Monarch all in 3 hours time. Wolf Creek is an hour more. Two hours away is the Rio Grande National forest and San Juan Wilderness, some of the wildest country left in the lower 48. The last known Grizzly in Colorado was found in the San Juan Wilderness.
Average Summer Temp 82
Average Winter Temp 50, snow melts fast here.
LA County has very low taxes and the second largest Elk Herd in the World.
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The information contained herein has been obtained from sources deemed reliable but cannot necessarily be guaranteed by the brokeror its agents. Sellers reserve the right to raise or lower prices at any time without notice. This website is developed and maintained byPinnacle Data Systems in exclusive partnership with Trinidad Land Realty. Trinidad Land Realty is a broker owned real estate companythat offers mountain and view property, land, cabins, and homes that are for sale in southern Colorado near Trinidad, Walsenburg,Weston, Stonewall, Aguilar, Pueblo, Cuchara, La Veta, and all of Las Animas County south of Colorado Springs.