Here is your opportunity to realize your off-grid dreams. Invest in your freedom with this remote yet beautiful 5 acre property.
With stunning mountain views, gently rolling terrain, and unlimited potential in El Rito Estates, this is the perfect spot for your camper, tiny home, or other alternative off-grid dwelling.
This property is accessed by a well-worn easement from the main road, giving it a sense of remote solitude. The rolling terrain and mountainous background give the El Rito Estates a rugged and adventurous feel. This area is truly unique.
Situated close to the 1.5 million acre Carson National Forest, this property offers endless outdoor opportunities only minutes away. Step out to go hiking, camping, bird-watching, or exploring. Besides Carson National Forest, the property is located near several thousand acres of publicly accessible Bureau of Land Management (Blm) land. You can hike, camp, hunt, go 4-wheeling, or just enjoy nature.
But you don't even need to leave your own land to enjoy the natural surroundings. The El Rito Estates area is rich with wildlife, many species of native plants and vegetation, gently flowing seasonal streams and arroyos, and much more…
This particular property has a seasonal arroyo stream-bed, native plants, gentle slopes, and plenty of amazing views.
The El Rito Estates are open to all sorts of property uses and building types. Want to roll your tiny home onto the property for seasonal living? No problem. Mobile homes, modular homes, and alternative building styles are also welcome. Just apply with the county for the proper permits and you're all set. Rio Arriba County is fairly easy-going on their use restrictions and are favorable to alternative or off-grid type arrangements. See the link below for important planning and permitting links.
Want to get out of the house and explore the surrounding attractions? You've got several options to see the rich cultural and ecological heritage of the region, such as:
-Ghost Ranch education and retreat center
-Plaza Blanca white sandstone cliffs
-Georgia O'Keefe Welcome Center
-Monastery of Christ in the Desert religious site
-Santa Rosa de Lima Church ruins
-Mesa Escoba peak
And much more.
Don't wait…Contact us to make this property yours today.
Directions to Land
From Highway 554, head south on Bean Creek Rd. When it dead-ends, take a left on Buffalo Trail. Then take your next left, which is Fort Defina Rd. Stay on Fort Defina Rd., which will meander until eventually bearing east and connecting with El Rito Estates Rd. Property will be down El Rito Estates Rd., on the right. Enter the GPS coordinates above on your phone to confirm location.