This 5.06 acre lot is located in Southern Colorado, in Costilla County, in the foothills of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains. The small town of Fort Garland is a 10 mile drive West, and the much larger town of Alamosa is another 25 miles further along Highway 160. Walsenburg and Highway 25 are about 40 miles East of the lot. Mountain Home Lake is a 12 mile drive Southwest.
There are about 100 homes that have been built in the area surrounding this lot, with several in the immediate area, the nearest being about a half-mile away. The roads to the lot are county maintained. This is a great piece of land to build a home on now or to hold for future use. This area is surrounded by several lakes and streams, as well as national forests.
The land is located on the East side of Thornton Road, just South of Mcgillicuddy Road, in Fort Garland, Colorado, 81133.
Building on this Land
This land is zoned for residential construction. There is no requirement that building must commence, however, once building does commence it must be completed within one year, and must comply with all applicable building codes and restrictions.
Minimum Square Footage to Build
600 square feet.
Conventionally constructed homes as well as Modular Homes are permitted, Mobile Homes are not. This Land is also subject to additional Covenants and Restrictions.
Power Lines are available in portions of the development. Buyer may install approved metering equipment to connect. Where utility lines are not currently present, Buyer may negotiate with local utility providers to extend utility service to their land, though this is generally quite cost prohibitive. Buyer may choose to utilize alternative energy sources such as solar and/or wind power systems, though such systems must comply with all applicable regulations.
Telephone Lines are available in portions of the development. Buyer may install approved equipment to connect. Where utility lines are not currently present, Buyer may negotiate with local utility providers to extend utility service to their land, though this is generally quite cost prohibitive.
Buyer may install a cistern or well system. Any such system must comply with all applicable regulations.
Installation of an approved Septic system is required prior to any construction or residential use of the property.
This land has legal access and physical access via county maintained roads. Road access to some areas may be affected by inclement weather such as snow. Access to some rural properties or areas affected by inclement weather may require a vehicle with adequate road capabiltites.
Only Short-Term Recreational Camping is permitted. Lifestyle Camping or Long-Term Residential Camping is not Permitted. The County will cite offenders and/or impound vehicles in violation of County Camping Codes.
This land has no unpaid Back-Taxes.
Property Tax of approximately $125 annually.
Road Maintenance fees of $100 annually.
Title is conveyed by Deed.
Listing ID: 4668/230/SDCR-J2
Please read the following before you bid! YOU ARE BIDDING FOR THE DOWN PAYMENT ONLY!
The Winning Bidder will assume a balance of $8,900. The amount of your Winning Bid will be deducted from the assumable balance as your down payment!
You can choose 4-year financing at 8% simple interest, or up to 20-year financing at 12% simple interest.
As an example, 20 years at 12% would have a monthly payment of approximately $99. Contact us for other term and interest rate payment examples. Monthly Payment may vary slightly based on final Down Payment Amount.
There is no Prepayment Penalty, and we offer a 5 Percent Discount on your unpaid balance when prepaid in full.
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Buyer will receive a 1-Year Parcel Exchange Privilege at no cost. (Some properties may not be available as an exchange.)
This Parcel is offered with Owner Financing and no qualification to own.
This Parcel is within a Legal Recorded Subdivision or Plat. This Parcel may be subject to Protective Covenants. Title insurance is available on all Parcels. We Guarantee a free and clear Title!
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