1 Acre Lot in Forbes Park, Fort Garland CO Ready to Build!

Fort Garland, Colorado (Costilla County)  

Price: $8,999


Property Description: 

Ever wondered what you could do with an acre of land all to yourself? It’s time to find out because this one-acre corner lot is waiting for you! Located inside the Forbes Park gated subdivision it’s just 24 minutes outside the town of Fort Garland. You’ll have all the peace and quiet you could ever want. Enjoy the luscious views and mountain mood all around as you decide what your piece of land will become. Will you build your dream home or a rustic cabin in the woods? Or would you rather save this space for your relaxing weekend getaways? It’s entirely up to you and the potential is endless!

Only minutes away from the community center which offers free WiFi, RV water/dump station and restrooms. Roads are maintained annually by the association. Power and high speed fiber internet nearby. Lot is located close to the gated entrance of the subdivision. The subdivision counts with over 5,000 acres of common land.

  • 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 assess 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:
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve: 41.2 Miles – 49mins
La Veta Pass-Uptop Historic District: 14.8 Miles – 26mins
Colorado Gators Reptile Park: 55.6 Miles – 1hr 3mins
La Veta: 29.3 Miles – 39mins
Lathrop State Park: 39.9 Miles – 48mins
Mountain Home Reservoir: 17.7 Miles – 30mins
Town of San Luis: 30.7 Miles – 40mins
Town of Fort Garland: 15.2 Miles – 24mins
Alamosa: 40 Miles – 49mins
Pueblo: 89.9 Miles – 1hr 35mins
Denver: 204 Miles – 3hrs 28mins
Cuchara Mountain Park: 43.6 Miles – 1hr 4mins


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!
44 payments of $338.18 a month with a down payment of $1120
77 payments of $235.65 a month with a down payment of $855

Owner Finance Terms: 

$250 Doc Fee.
Up to 77 months
No Prepayment Penalty. We actually offer a Prepayment discount, 10-30% which is detailed in the contract.
*Bad Credit, No Credit, No Problem. No Credit Check~

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City: Fort Garland

State: Colorado

County: Costilla

General Elevation: 9350 ft

Acres: 1

APN: 70102630

Legal Description: Lot 360, Block 14, Forbes Park, Unit B-1

Subdivision: Forbes Park

Deed Conveyance: Warranty Deed

Title: Clear & Free

Closing / Doc Fees: $250


37.5062,-105.2445 <<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 $275.00 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: Electrical Box next door, San Isabel Electric is the provider. Their # 719-547-2160

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

Sewer: Septic

Roads: Dirt

Time Limit To Build: None

Tax Amount: $79.44 yearly

Type of Terrain : Level

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