Beautiful Corner Lot, Mountain Views & Train Tracks in Forbes Park, Fort Garland CO

Fort Garland, CO (Costilla County)  

Price: $10,475


Property Description: 

Check out this beautiful corner lot – 1.87 Acres of Colorado Land for Sale Near Fort Garland, CO  Feeling like you need a place to get away from it all and to get some fresh air? Take a look at this corner lot perfectly placed away from it all. Connected to acres & acres of common land, so you don’t have to worry about back neighbors or your view of the mountains and train tracks being obstructed. Underground fiber internet is in place! This lot is located in Forbes Park subdivision, just 30 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. Whether you’re looking for a weekend retreat or a new place to start fresh, this property offers lots 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 you’ve always wanted. 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: 18.1 Miles – 32mins
Mountain Home Reservoir: 21.4 Miles – 37mins
La Veta: 32.7 Miles – 45mins
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve: 44.6 Miles – 54mins
Lathrop State Park: 43.2 Miles – 54mins
Colorado Gators Reptile Park: 59.1 Miles – 1hr 9mins
Cuchara Mountain Park: 47.1Miles – 1hr 8mins
Town of San Luis: 34 Miles – 45mins
Town of Fort Garland: 18.5 Miles – 30mins
Alamosa City: 43.4 Miles – 54mins
Pueblo City: 94.8 Miles – 1hr 41mins
Denver: 207 Miles – 3hrs 22mins


Cash Price: $10,475

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 $339.06 a month with down payment of $1225
72 payments of $273.33 a month with down payment of $820

Owner Finance Terms: 

$250 Doc Fee.
Up to 72 months
No Prepayment Penalty.
*Bad Credit, No Credit, No Problem. No Credit Check~

Property Inquiry

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

City: Fort Garland

State: CO

County: Costilla

General Elevation: 9250 ft

Acres: 1.87

APN: 70115900

Legal Description: Lot 1671, Block 86, Forbes Park, Unit G-1

Subdivision: Forbes Park

Deed Conveyance: Warranty Deed

Title: Clear & Free

Closing / Doc Fees: $250


37.4849,-105.1906 <<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: $261 approximately

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: