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Unit 16 Block 14 Lot 12 Unit 23 Block 33 Lot 18
Unit 20 Block 10 Lots 5, 6, 7, 8 Unit 23 Block 52 Lot 18
Unit 14 Block 7 Lot 16 Unit 9 Block 17 Lot 3


Unit 9 Block 17 Lot 12

Unit 16 Block 4 Lot 2

Unit B Block 7 Lot 6

Unit 16 Block 7 Lot 5

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Unit 3 Block 8 Lot 8

Unit 22 Block 30 Lot 11

Unit 24 Block 5 Lot 6

Unit 22 Block 29 Lot 10

Unit 24 Block 17 Lot 3

Unit 23 Block 47 Lot 11

Unit 24 Block 18 Lot 9

Unit 5 Block 7 Lot 2

Unit 28 Lot 15 Unit 19, Lots 6, 29, 35, 36, 60
Unit 24, Lot 31 Unit 19 Lot 13
Unit 24 Lot 17 Unit 23 Lots 89, 90
Unit 24 Lot 14  

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Lots 31 in Unit 24
of the Rio Grande Ranches, Southern Colorado.
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Rio Grande Ranchos

   Unit 19 lots 6, 13, 29, 35, 36 & 60 Rio Grande Ranchos -      5 acre lot
FIVE ACRES - $3,500 each

Easy 5 minute walk to the river. Fishing, rafting, ahhh.


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Lot 29 RGR lot 29 looking east Wild Mustangs
Lot 29 Unit 19 RGR Unit 19 Plat Map RGR Lot 6 Lot 6
Lot 35-east Old Metal bridge crossing lot 29 looking east

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Lot 35 looking east Lot 35 looking south Looking West over Lot 35 Looking over lot 35
Unit 24 Plat Old Metal bridge crossing Elk

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Lot 60 Lot 60 Lot 60 Lot 60
Unit 24 Plat Old Metal bridge crossing Elk

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Rio Grande River Old Metal bridge crossing
Rio Grande River
Elk at farm nearby Sunset over the Rio Grande
Wild Mustangs Old Metal bridge crossing Elk metal bridge
Wild Mustangs Playing In the Rio Grande River A Ranchette with horses Local Church
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Property Information.

Bring your fishing pole. Easy,five minute walk to the Rio Grande River. ( Only 1700 feet to the rivers edge). 20 minutes to San Luis.

Driving Distances


200 mi


90  mi


164 mi


205 mi


150 mi

Grand Jct.

248 mi

Pagosa Springs

90 mi

Colorado Springs

163 mi

Topography:     The property is flat and easily buildable. Ringed by almost 2 million acres of National forests with spectacular mountain ranges. From the rugged and jagged peaks of the Sangre De Cristo, to the glacial canyons and forested tablelands of the San Juans, variety is the word best to describe this topography.
Size:    Five acres, 330 ft by 660 ft.      (Almost five football fields.)
Roads:   Access to the property is on all-weather county maintained dirt roads.
Population:   The San Luis Valley 46,000 people.

Water: The average well depth in the Rio Grande Ranches is about 300 FT, drilling costs about $35 per foot. A money saving option, if you don’t want to drill right away, or if you’re just using your land for vacation you can haul your own water.  You can fill a 500 gallon tank at the Alamosa Water Dept. for only $2.50. (719-589-2593)

SEPTIC SYSTEMS:   cost $3,000-4,000.

POWER:  The San Luis Valley has the strongest solar power resources in the state, the highest per capita concentration of home-based solar energy systems in the United States. The cost of solar system kits start at about $1100. See our useful links for more solar info.                            

Gas: Propane is used for cooking, refrigerator and heat. Propane is delivered throughout the valley. Most people also use woodstoves for heating. Abundant cheap firewood is available in the local forest. Generator: People use gasoline generators for back up, like when times call for using large power tools.

*Please go to our Useful Link page for more information.

Planning and Zoning:   Two homes allowed:  A main house and a ranch hand house (mother-in-law house). Residental zoned.
Fire Protection:   Provided by the San Luis Volunteer Fire Department in Fort Garland.
Police Protection:    Provided by Costilla County Sheriff office in San Luis.
Education:   Elementary, junior high, and high schools are located in all main towns in the valley. Adams State College is located in Alamosa.  Small classes, low tuition and faculty dedicated to teaching have put this college on the exclusive list of America’s 100 Best College Buys for three years in a row.

Convenience shopping is available in Blanca, Fort Garland and San Luis and Alamosa has major shopping facilities. Wallgreens, Home Depot,Farmers Markets, Wallmart etc..              

Industry:    Educational services, retail trade, agriculture, business & repair services, health services, entertainment/ recreation services, finance, insurance, public utilities, manufacturing, wholesale, trader, transportation, mining, construction and public administration.
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