Elk, Deer, or Turkey are on this land or around it almost everyday!
Imagine living with clean air in a peaceful setting of an even four season climate. With the smell of pines, wildflowers, views, and humming birds off of your spectacular deck, how can you not be drawn or desire a higher quality in the retirement life? If your coming from concrete and steel, it will take you a few months to decrompress. Your ears alone will not tune in to the more subtile sounds surrounding you until you have unwound. Being capable of imagining the differences of where you are now and where you could be is next to impossible.
Location: Click View Location above. The property sits approx 8 miles West of Aguilar, Colorado. National Forest and Wildlife areas are within 15 minutes of the property.
158 acres with 1890 Water Rights. Hay Field accounts for appox 40 acres out of the 158.
Water Rights: Late 1800's priority. Have water opinion and deed for buyers. The land takes its water from Apishapa Creek, a year round creek.
Elevation: Approx 7200 feet
Access: is off of the County Road through the hay field up to the top of the bench. The elevation change from the hay field to the bench is a mild 150 feet.
Utilities: Phone and Power are on the county road and in the 35 acre subdivision on back border. Cost of bringing in power is approx 8 to 10k. You finance half of your cost with the power company. Your monthly bill is around 65 dollars per month for 5 years. You get to use 65 dollars per month of power too, so its like not paying for half of the cost of the power install.
Water Wells run 20 dollars per foot to drill. Add the cost of your delivery system and, depepending on where you drill a well, the total cost should be in the neighborhood of 15k. Average well depth in the area is 200 feet. Average pump rate is 5 gallons per minute. This land has bottom river valley. Depth of well drilling should be at least half of the norm and the production rate should be much higher.
Your sewer is done by a septic system. Cost for install is about 5k.
For you winter and summer acitivities, Cuchara Mountain Resort is available with 28 ski trails, mountian biking, hiking, horse back, local events, and summer dude ranch.
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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