This is a wonderful 5.4 acre homesite nestled in the foothills of the iconic Spanish Peaks. This property is just 4 miles away from the Spanish Peaks State Wildlife area, which offers countless opportunities for hunting (elk, mule deer, turkey, and many other options), hiking, sightseeing, and exploring. The average summer temperature is 82 degrees and the average winter temperature is 50 degrees (snow melts fast).
The property is located on a maintained county road, with power lines at the property line. Several surrounding property owners have developed their properties with mobile homes, stick-built homes, and other types of dwellings. There are many working water wells nearby, with average depths of around ~250Ft.
On the property, you will find mature tree coverage, with a nice mix of rock outcroppings along the northern property boundary. The property gently slopes towards the road, but you will find many nice building locations to choose from in the front 3 acres.
There are no building restrictions other than the Las Animas County building code. There is no time limit to build, and there is no restrictions on what type of residence you can build. There are light covenants, but no POA to enforce them. There are no POA dues. Come with your mobile home, trailer, RV, shipping container home, arched roof cabin, earth dome, or whatever else you can think of.
This Spanish Highlands property is located about 13 miles from Trinidad, where you will find a Walmart, gas stations, a historic downtown area with restaurants and shopping, and most any supply you will need.
Las Animas County is a great spot for hunting. It is said to have the second largest elk herd in the world, and plenty of opportunity for black bear and turkey hunting.
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Directions to Land
From Trinidad, Colorado, take CO-12 W to County Road 57.7. Continue on County Road 57.7 until it turns into County Road 30.1, then continue approximately 2.5 miles and the property will be on your right. Please use the GPS coordinates provided to confirm you are at the right location.