5 Acres in Rio Grande Ranchos

Your future awaits!


5-acre lot in Rio Grande Ranchos. Magnificent mountain views in all directions. Remote, yet easy to access. Create your off-grid homestead. An excellent base camp for the many recreational destinations including the Great Sand Dunes, Smith Reservoir for excellent fishing, hiking, Taos skiing. Or simply hold as a long-term asset or inflation hedge.

Property Attributes

Parcel Number: 715-08-690

Legal Description: Rio Grande Ranches, Unit 8 Block 0 Lot 52

Taxes: Approximately $50 per year.

Nearest towns: 30 minutes to San Luis, 45 minutes to Fort Garland. 1 hr to Alamosa.

Utilities: None, building would be off-grid. Solar, propane, or generators for power. Well or hauled in water, septic for sewer.

Zoning: Estate Residential.


Mobile / Manufactured Homes: Allowed, manufactured after 1976

RV Camping: Allowed, up to 180 days in a 12-month period

Accessory Structures: Yes, with a residence

Home Size: 600 SF or larger

Hunting: Big Game Unit 83

Terrain: Flat-to-Rolling

Elevation: 7,600 ft


Click this link to get Google Maps directions from anywhere:

From Fort Garland, take Colorado 159 S south for 26.5 miles and turn right onto Road H.

In 4.6 miles turn left to stay on Road H.

In 5.4 miles turn left onto Vallejo Rd.

In 3.5 miles turn left onto Delaware TrI. The property will be on your right-hand side in 0.2 mile.

From Alamosa, take Hwy 285 southbound for 21.4 miles and turn left (east) onto Colorado 142 E / Main St.

In 2.3 miles turn right (south) onto Colorado 17 / South 9th St.

In 6.6 miles turn left (east) onto Road G.

In 13.8 miles turn right onto Vallejo Rd.

In 2.4 miles turn right onto Delaware Trl. The property will be on your right-hand side in 0.2 mile.

Nearby Cities

30 min to San Luis, CO

45 min to Fort Garland, CO:

1 hr to Alamosa, CO: Population 10,000

2 hr 30 min to Santa Fe, NM: Population 84,000

3 hr to Colorado Springs, CO: Population 465,000

4 hr to Denver, CO: Population 620,000

Nearby Attractions

10 min to the Rio Grande River

15 min to Eastdale Reservoir #1

45 min to Smith Reservoir

1 hr 15 min to Great Sand Dunes National Park

Have questions? Ready to purchase?

Simply call or text Steve at 484-246-5436 or email us at We pride ourselves on being responsive to the satisfaction of our customers and typically return all calls and messages within the hour. We’ll be happy to explain what to expect with the closing process and answer any questions.

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