Lots of Potential, Trees, Internet, Power Nearby, Land in Forbes Park, Colorado

Fort Garland, CO (Costilla County)  

Price: $8,500

For Sale

Property Description: 

Check out this lot with all its potential. Even though it was hit by the 2018 Fire, you can see a lot of greenery has come back and even a few trees survived and the neighboring lots are being developed. You have the lots in front full of green tall trees, great mountains views as well. Time to get away with your family and get some fresh air, all while still having some privacy and security. Take a look at this lot and let your imagination run wild.
Power lines are on Forbes Park Rd as you can see in the pictures, there is also underground fiber internet! This lot is located just
minutes away from both Forbes Park Lake (7mins – 2.7 miles south) and the Forbes Park Community Center (7mins – 2.7 miles northwest). It’s the perfect place to build your home or cozy cabin. Whether you’re looking to get away for a weekend or a new place to start fresh, this property offers a lot of privacy and tranquility. You’ll enjoy sitting outside in the fresh mountain air while the birds chirp and the sun shines down on you. It’s the perfect opportunity to create the life you’ve always wanted and wished for. 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: 17.6 Miles – 28mins
Mountain Home Reservoir: 20.8 Miles – 33mins
La Veta: 32.1 Miles – 43mins
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve: 44.1 Miles – 53min
Lathrop State Park: 41.7 Miles – 50mins
Colorado Gators Reptile Park: 58.5 Miles – 1hr 6mins
Cuchara Mountain Park (winter & summer activities: skiing / hiking / disc golf): 46.6 Miles – 1hr 5mins
Town of San Luis: 33.5 Miles – 42mins
Town of Fort Garland: 18 Miles – 27mins
City of Alamosa: 42.8 Miles – 53mins
City of Pueblo: 94.3 Miles – 1hr 48mins
Denver: 207 Miles – 3hrs 20mins


Cash Price: $8,500

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 $310 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.
*Bad Credit, No Credit, No Problem. No Credit Check~

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City: Fort Garland

State: CO

County: Costilla

General Elevation: 9375 ft

Acres: 1.93

APN: 70118050

Legal Description: Forbes Park Unit H-1 Block 103 Lot 1885

Subdivision: Forbes Park

Deed Conveyance: Warranty Deed

Title: Clear & Free

Closing / Doc Fees: $250


37.4794,-105.2050 <<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: is nearby, power lines are on Forbes Park Rd., 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: $153 approximately

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: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/costillacounty/planning-zoning-resources