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Off Grid Living in Wild Horse Mesa

Gold Hawk Ln : San Luis, CO 81152

Costilla County, Colorado

2.53 Acres
$9,995 USD $10,995
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Holiday Special. $1,000 off now through Dec 2021. Also, take advantage of our 12 months same as cash financing. See below for more financing options up to 72 months.

Cleared and ready for your RV or off-grid home with power close by. Join an exclusive club in the great outdoors. If you want fresh air, big skies, priceless views, and world class fishing in your backyard, you're in the right place/neighborhood. Nestled above the beautiful Sanchez Reservoir, this 2.5-Acre lot is the perfect spot for your dream retirement home, weekend cabin, or just a recreational getaway.

This beautifully scenic Colorado property with road frontage gives you great wildlife, including your very own herd of wild horses, all with million-dollar views. Besides letting you catch a hearty fish dinner, the reservoir also provides fantastic bird-watching and an elegant beauty that's hard to find anywhere else.

We know you'll love it as much as we do. You've found the ultimate getaway from the modern world, so don't wait. Act now. Call us today to learn more about this great offer before someone beats you to it.

Check out the stunning drone video to get a sense of the privacy and natural beauty that are in store for you. Get away from the big-city crowds and decompress in your private retreat in the great outdoors. This is the most desirable section of Wild Horse Mesa, and now you can make it yours.

Please see our drone video to appreciate the surrounding area. All photos & drone video are of this property and were taken in Oct 2021.

Wild Horse Mesa

Wild Horse Mesa is a special place, where “the Great Outdoors” truly comes to life. Located in the sunny high desert of the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado, Wild Horse Mesa takes its name from the bands of wild horses that roam the private lands to this day. These mustangs are descendants of the horses brought to North America by the Spanish Conquistadors as they explored the great western territories. Properties in Wild Horse Mesa are blessed with stunning views in all directions of the San Juan, La Garita, and Sangre de Cristo Mountain ranges.

Inhabited by native Americans for over 10,000 years, the area is now home to farmers and ranchers whose families have been there for generations. Local farms grow such crops as potatoes, wheat, beans, carrots, and lettuce, as well as raising cattle, sheep, and goats. Besides horses, wildlife in the Mesa also includes an abundant supply of deer, elk, antelope, eagles, black bears, and bighorn sheep.

Located about 12 miles south of San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado, Wild Horse Mesa is steeped in history, with the Old Spanish Trail running along the east side of Wild Horse Mesa, and even old legends of the mesa being haunted. Also on the eastern border is the Sanchez Reservoir, a state wildlife area with a 4-mile long, 2,000-Acre lake offering top-notch fishing for pike, trout, and catfish, as well as some great bird-watching of geese, loons, swallows, and many more. Wild Horse Mesa is remote enough to give you all the fresh air, privacy, and independence you desire, but close enough to civilization to allow you to access services you need. Claim your slice of paradise in Wild Horse Mesa today.

Property Details:


- Work with public power utility to extend power lines to the property. Common alternatives are solar, wind, or generator.


- Would be a well, or water haul + holding tank (or other similar option).


- Would be by septic system.


- Vacant Land/Residential: Site built home 600sqft min, manufactured homes are acceptable. Camp for 14 days (every 3 months); long term camping/rv permit available (60 days - with up to 3 renewals, $200 fee - septic & water required); Temporary RV Occupancy permit available ($250 fee - good for 90 days at a time while building, renew for up to 18 months). Please contact Costilla County Planning & Zoning for additional information.

Closest Towns

- San Luis, Colorado 81152 - 25 mins (11 miles)

- Fort Garland, Colorado 81133 - 40 mins (27 miles)

- Alamosa, Colorado 81152 - 60 mins (51 miles)

Property Boundaries (Lat/Long Coordinates)

37.0867, -105.4509

37.0868, -105.4491

37.0862, -105.4491

37.0862, -105.4510

Owner Financing Available ($99 doc fee):

- 12 months same as cash.

- $499 Down, $189/Mo for 72 months

- $499 Down, $339/Mo for 36 months

Nearby Recreation:

Costilla County is ideally located for recreation seekers. Hunting, fishing, skiing, hiking, boating, history. You name it, it's close by in the great outdoors. And never far from stunning, snow-capped mountain peaks.

If you're a skier, the nearby Taos Ski Valley across the border in New Mexico has outstanding ski slopes, as well as white water rafting and historic tours. Great Sand Dunes National Park lies just to the north of the county, offering exhilarating sandboarding and sand sledding (that's snowboarding and sledding on sand - if you haven't tried it, you must.) on the tallest dunes in North America. The park is also a Dark Sky Park, with very little external light pollution, offering some of the best star gazing in Colorado. You'll find peace and beauty that make you feel like a part of outer space - which is worth a lot in today's busy and crowded world.

When it comes to trails and hiking, you could hike a different trail every day of the year and never run out of new options. The county is home to many reservoirs, including the Sanchez and Smith, providing top quality fishing, swimming, boating, and paddle boarding. And we certainly can't forget the famed Rio Grande River, offering not only great fishing, but also canoeing, kayaking, and tubing.

With endless Native American, Mexican, and colonial American history, there is also a lot to see and learn in the San Luis Valley of Costilla County. The historic small town of San Luis is the oldest town in Colorado, and it contains a famous Stations of the Cross in bronze statues, drawing in visitors from far and wide. The town of Fort Garland is home to the fort of the same name, which was the last command of the legendary frontiersman Kit Carson. The list goes on. There's something for everyone in Costilla County - especially those who love the outdoors.

Directions to Land

This property is on Gold Hawk Ln, a very good condition county-maintained dirt road. Nearest Cross Street is Gold Hawk Ln and Wild Horse Dr. The best way to find the property is to put the coordinates 37.0865, -105.4500 into google maps or your GPS to get directions. Please contact me if you have any question or require additional directions.

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APN 71223240
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