Located in the southern part of Colorado, these 35.51 acres offer numerous opportunities for the discerning buyer! The area is depicted by stunning panoramic views of remarkable landforms and Colorado terrain. The acreage is located in the electric Emerald Vista Estates which have been approved for subdividing at 2 homes per lot. All utilities are already in place on the street making this a lucrative and wise investment. A building exists on the property that was designed as an art gallery on the bottom floor with 360-degree views of Fisher's Peak and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on the top floor. The unique and beautiful western facade saloon-styled building has a solid structure and is wired for standard electricity. Add your own custom flair to spruce up the cosmetic features and utilize the property as a vacation getaway, rent it out, or design a dream home. The views would be breathtaking from a clear picture window and the aroma of juniper trees and sagebrush reminiscent of the wild west. Watch the wildflowers dance in the breeze and the fluffy clouds float by. There is adjacent parcel available for purchase as well. Four miles from downtown Trinidad, Colorado, the community is rich with history and chances to adventure! Consider the Emerald Vista Estates for your next endeavor or your place to plant roots; you're soon to see it's the jewel you've been waiting for!
Historic Trinidad, Colorado is located halfway between Denver, Colorado and Sante Fe, New Mexico. It serves as the county seat for the largest county in Colorado Las Animas County. Nestled in the vibrant Purgatoire River Valley, Trinidad's downtown emits a historic atmosphere with picturesque Victorian architecture grabbing the attention of visitors. The town was founded in 1862 shortly after coal was discovered in the region. After the railroad came through in 1878, Trinidad flourished. The town has something for everyone with several museums including the Coal Miner's Museum, the Trinidad History Museum, The A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art, and the quirky Art Cartopia Museum. Las Animas County also has 1,600+ miles of gravel roads that allow gravel bike enthusiasts views of the plains and western mountains as they trek along.
Highway of Legends
This national scenic byway travels along and through historic mining towns like Cokedale, through Cuchara and La Veta, and then ends up in Walsenburg.
Trinidad Lake lies within a 2,700-acre state park just west of town. The year-round recreation allows locals and visitors to enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, and seasonal boating. Multiple fishing tournaments are held here annually to highlight the fiercest anglers. The lake is stocked with a whopping 50,000 trout each year!
Spanish Peaks Wilderness
Managed by the US Forest Service, the Spanish Peaks Wilderness encompasses 19,000 acres that are of great geological and historical significance.
Fisher's Peak State Park
Fisher's Peak State Park is the most recent state park added to Colorado's state park list. It opened in October of 2020 allowing visitors on 250 of the 19,200 acres to witness a mixture of grassland, mountains, and foothills. You may even capture a photo of wildlife like bobcats, mountain lions, and bears. Hike, picnic, hunt, and explore!
There are many fishing opportunities near this property in Colorado. The Purgatoire River flows past Trinidad and has solid numbers of Rainbow, Brown, and Cutthroat Trout. Several lakes are a short drive such as Trinidad Lake, Monument Lake, North Lake, and Lake Maloya. Stop by Lathrop State Park and fish for Northern Pike and Trout.