1.26 acre Lot in Culdesac, Partially Treed Forbes Park, Fort Garland CO

Fort Garland, CO (Costilla County)  

Price: $8,999

For Sale

Property Description: 

A Hideaway Haven- 1.26 Acres of Colorado Land for Sale Near Fort Garland, CO  Feeling run down and looking for a place to get away from it all? Discover your hideaway haven here in Costilla County, Colorado! This partially tree-covered lot is located in Forbes Park subdivision, just 42 minutes from the town of Fort Garland. It’s also just minutes away from both Forbes Park Lake and the Forbes Park Community Center. It’s the perfect place to build a cozy cabin or your next home sweet home. Whether you’re looking for a weekend retreat or a new place to start fresh, this property offers 1.26 acres of peace and privacy. You’ll enjoy sitting outside in the fresh mountain air while the birds chirp and the sun shines down through the trees. It’s a great opportunity to create a lifestyle filled with rest and relaxation. So what are you waiting for, invest today for your tomorrow.   

  • FAQ’s:
  • Where are some good places to hike?
There are several trails that begin in Forbes Park and lead to great views in the San Isabel National Forest.  The most popular starting point is at the intersection of Elicker and Grojean. You can proceed through the unlocked personnel gate and follow the trail into Bonnett Park. You will find several trails to follow that lead out of Bonnett Park. On most Tuesdays a group of Forbes Park residents hike trails in the area. Watch for bulletins posted at the front gate and at the Forbes Park Center. These hikes are open to anyone.
  • Are there any fish in the lakes, ponds, or streams in Forbes Park?
The water sources in the Park are very shallow and freeze during the winter. Fish are not abundant. The streams do flow freely all year round. Some fish, mostly Brookies (Brout Trout) can be found in the streams.
  • Is hunting allowed in the Park?

Hunting is not allowed in the Park. Landowners do own land and/or homes in the Park because of the ease of assessing to legal hunting areas. Parts of the Park’s boundary are adjacent to a National Forest and some BLM. Hunting is allowed in these areas with the appropriate Colorado license. See the Colorado Parks & Wildlife website for information.

Locations and distances from the property:

La Veta Pass-Uptop Historic District: 23.9 Miles – 43mins
Mountain Home Reservoir: 19.8 Miles – 47mins
La Veta: 38.4 Miles – 55mins
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve: 45.6 Miles – 1hr 7mins
Lathrop State Park: 49 Miles – 1hr 5mins
Colorado Gators Reptile Park: 64.8 Miles – 1hr 21mins
Cuchara Mountain Park: 52.7Miles – 1hr 16mins
Town of San Luis: 39.8 Miles – 56mins
Town of Fort Garland: 24.4 Miles – 42mins
Alamosa City: 49.1 Miles – 1hr 7mins
Pueblo City: 99 Miles – 1hr 54mins
Denver: 213 Miles – 4hrs 5mins


Cash Price: $8,999

Owner Financing Options: 

These include all interest, all closing costs, all loan servicing fees, we also pay the property taxes & yearly association fee while the property is being financed!
48 payments of $329.38 a month with a down payment of $1190
85 payments of $224.71 a month with a down payment of $900

Owner Finance Terms: 

$250 Doc Fee.
Up to 85 months
No Prepayment Penalty.
*Bad Credit, No Credit, No Problem. No Credit Check~

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City: Fort Garland

State: CO

County: Costilla

General Elevation: 9672 ft

Acres: 1.26

APN: 70124240

Legal Description: Lot 2502, Block 145, Forbes Park, Unit K-1

Subdivision: Forbes Park

Deed Conveyance: Warranty Deed

Title: Clear & Free

Closing / Doc Fees: $250


37.4445,-105.1644 <<Clickable Google Map Link


GPS Coordinates: 



Home Owner Association (HOA) / Property Owner Association (POA):

Yes, The fees are due in October each year and are currently $290.00 yearly


Zoning: Residential

Camping: Is allowed, with permit from the association; which allows for 21 days of camping, unless you are actively building which would allow a permit to be issued for 12 months.

Power: Nearby, San Isabel Electric is the provider. Their # 719-547-2160

Water: Alternative (Well, Water Tank, Rainwater Catcher)

Sewer: Septic

Roads: Dirt

Time Limit To Build: None

Tax Amount: $148.94 yearly

Type of Terrain : Varied & Treed

County Contact Information: 

For land use, call Costilla County Planning & Zoning Dept at 719-937-7668 For land ownership verification call the Costilla County Assessor at 719-937-7670 Link: Costilla County Planning and Zoning Department Residential Development Policy and Procedure *You can also find a lot of information online on Costillas County Website, like permits and requirements: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/costillacounty/planning-zoning-resources