Rich Lot with Trees, Great Views, Gated Community, Fiber Internet & Power Nearby

Fort Garland, Colorado (Costilla County)  

Price: $16,897

For Sale

Property Description: 

Discover a Year-Round Playground in Colorado – with this 1.72 Acre Lot for Sale.
Stop letting the opportunities pass by! With this 1.72-acre property, you can see more and play more among the captivating landscape of Colorado! This lot is in the front portion of the subdivision and is one of the fortunate lots that was affected very little almost none by the Spring Creek Fire in 2018. It has various aspen and pine trees. It is connected to common land in the back and has a nice overview / look of Wagon Creek and the San Luis and Rio Grande railroad track. It’s located at the end of the cul-de-sac on Aidney Pl, so you won’t get any unwanted visitors or cars passing by. It is also just minutes away from the gated entrance to the subdivision. It is only 4 miles from county rd 160.

The state of Colorado is known for its scenic and historic byways, national parks and monuments, wildlife watching, and year-round recreation. You’ll love exploring the golden hills of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve or fishing the day away at Mountain Home Reservoir. With sloping hills, towering trees, and abundant wildlife, this location provides the perfect backdrop for enjoying all that nature has to offer. You’ll never have to worry about being too far from the conveniences and attractions of town either. This property is less than a half-hour’s drive from the town of Fort Garland and is just minutes away from the Forbes Park Community Center. It’s the perfect playground for your next big adventure! Contact us today for more info. 

  • 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: 13.9 Miles – 22mins
Mountain Home Reservoir: 16.2 Miles – 35mins
La Veta: 28.4 Miles – 35mins
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve: 40.3 Miles – 44mins
Lathrop State Park: 39 Miles – 43mins
Colorado Gators Reptile Park: 54.7 Miles – 58mins
Cuchara Mountain Park: 42.7Miles – 56mins
Town of San Luis: 29.8 Miles – 34mins
Town of Fort Garland: 14.4 Miles – 20mins
Alamosa City: 39.1 Miles – 45mins
Pueblo City: 89 Miles – 1hr 26mins
Denver: 203 Miles – 3hrs 33mins


Cash Price: $16,897

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!
60 payments of $527 a month with a down payment of $2380
82 payments of $430.91 a month with a down payment of $1665

Owner Finance Terms: 

$250 Doc Fee.
Up to 82 months
No Prepayment Penalty.
*Bad Credit, No Credit, No Problem. No Credit Check~

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City: Fort Garland

State: Colorado

County: Costilla

General Elevation: 8680 ft

Acres: 1.72

APN: 70101350

Legal Description: Forbes Park, Unit A-2, Block 7, Lot 232

Subdivision: Forbes Park

Deed Conveyance: Warranty Deed

Title: Clear & Free

Closing / Doc Fees: $250


37.5220,-105.2396 <<Clickable Google Map Link


GPS Coordinates: 

37.5220, -105.2397
37.5217, -105.2396
37.5216, -105.2395
37.5225, -105.2387
37.5229, -105.2397


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: Is available on the back road Wagon Creek on the corner of the lot (231) next door, 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: $297.88 yearly

Type of Terrain : Varied

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: