The first things that strike you about this lot are the enormous breath taking views as you pull up to the property. This propety is a world away from civilization, but only an hour from town into the mountains via 17 miles of county and subdivision graveled roads.
Year round access brings you to your private end of the ranch retreat, with a rarely used San Isabel National Forest and Wilderness Area encompassing the Spanish Peaks, only 4 miles to the North of this property. Facing South, you'll enjoy most of the year with little to no snow on your property, leaving it open to play on year round. The massive solar gain into your home will warm your home with little to no heating.
The property is adorned with mature pines and firs. Hiking down into your private canyon bowl, you'll notice the half a dozen animal trails winding down to a flat area at the top of a cliff. This is a great place to camp. Looking South and West, your watching the stars over the Sangres at night. Looking over the edge of the cliff, you see car sized boulders strewn down the valley, pouring up and over miles of forested views into New Mexico. The next time, you can go to the public lands a few miles away and hike the trail to the top of the West Spanish peak and overlook your home. Or do none of this and just enjoy a warm day sitting on your deck watching hawks and eagles cruise on the thermals.
This property and most others we have are for people wanting to relax and be just fine with not going to town more than once a week. We gave up a forty five minute drive in city traffic to travel fifteen miles to work for an hour drive through mountains, where we go to town once a week. When your driving home from shopping, work, or on vacation up to your home here, you get the same feel of the very first time you ever escaped to camp in the mountains. This is very nice.
Offered owner carry terms: 25% down, at 8.90%, 30 year AM, and 7 year balloon.
Las Animas County contains 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 and any of the other major front range ski areas are within 4 hours. 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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