Rugby Ranch Lot 28 is a terrific undeveloped 35 +/- acre lot with great access and beautiful views of the foothills and the plains.Land Rugby Ranch Lot 28 is an undeveloped 35 +/- acre lot in the Rugby Ranch subdivision with direct access to frontage road 53.7 and electrical service to the property.
Improvements This lot is completely undeveloped and just waiting for the new owner to create their dream.
Recreation Rugby Ranch Lot 28 offers endless recreational opportunities. The property is ideal for Atv/Utv travel, hiking, biking, hunting, etc with ease of access during the hunting seasons. This area abounds with wildlife including large mule deer, elk, bear, mountain lion, bobcat, turkey, small game and varmints, in addition there are large numbers of pronghorn roaming the nearby plains. This truly is a hunters paradise at a very reasonable price.
Agriculture There is definitely enough space on this property to create a wonderful garden.
Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources All appurtenant water rights associated with this property will transfer to the Buyer at Closing.
Region & Climate The Aguilar area averages 19 inches of rain and 78 inches of snow per year. Temperatures range from the July high of around 85 degrees to the January low of 18. The area normally sees 260 of sunshine.
History This area is rich in history, first inhabited by native Indians. Tales of gold brought prospectors to the area in the early 1800'S but most of the first settlers around 1860 were of Spanish descent and came from northern New Mexico. By the year 1868 there was a large number of settlers on ranches and farms scattered up & down the creeks & rivers of the area. The nearby town of Aguilar was first called San Antonio Plaza. It consisted of a handful of adobe dwellings surrounding a small trading post. In 1879, Jose Ramon Aguilar moved to the town that would later bear his name. In his lifetime, he was a member of the State Legislature, county commissioner and Mayor of Aguilar. Beginning in 1888, the opening of the Peerless Coal Mine and several other large mines nearby, including the Rugby Ranch Mine was the main reason for the growth of the town. As early as 1876, the Rio Grande Railroad reached Aguilar. In 1892 the Colorado & Southern Railway built a branch line into the Aguilar city limits and the growth of the town took place in the years when coal was king. As coal mining declined and ranching was a tough the area became famous for bootlegging during the prohibition years and saw the likes of Al Capone, Joe Bonanno and the Carlino Brothers Pete and Sam. Today the area is mainly used for farming and cattle ranching.
Location Rugby Ranch Lot 28 is located just off of Interstate I-25 and only a few miles north of the small community of Aguilar.
Historic Trinidad is less than 30 minutes south, Walsenburg is 15 minutes north, Pueblo is an hour north and the property is only 2 hours from CO Springs and 3 hours from Denver.
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