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With a prime location bordered by the San Juan Mountains on the west and the Sangre de Cristo range on the east, the town of Monte Vista, Colorado, is a great place to live in the high plains valley. This lush agricultural hub produces carrots, alfalfa, and potatoes, but is famous for its Coors barley. Based in Golden, Colorado, Miller Coors is the largest single-site brewery in the world and its special barley is produced on farms in Monte Vista and the surrounding area.

Once a Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad stop, Monte Vista was incorporated in 1886. Today its historic downtown offers a walking tour where you can view the beautifully preserved architecture of its many historic buildings. Its vintage downtown area also boasts a variety of dining options, clothing shops, antique stores, art galleries, and free parking. Moreover, Monte Vista is a great starting point for day trips and adventures to the “fourteeners” in the area, that is, the multiple fourteen-thousand-foot peaks in nearby mountain ranges. A few of the specific attractions you’ll find in Monte Vista include the nearby Rio Grande National Forest, the scenic Los Caminos Antiguos byway, Great Sand Dunes National Park, the Ski Hi Complex, and The Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, among others.

The homes for sale in Monte Vista are almost as diverse as the area’s remarkable features. Roughly one-third of the real estate in Monte Vista is rented, and the remaining two-thirds is owner-occupied. Similarly, around one-third of Monte Vista real estate consists of mobile homes and duplexes, while the remaining two-thirds consist of Monte Vista detached single-family homes. The biggest construction boom in the area took place before the 1960s, so most Monte Vista homes are from this era, however, there are exceptions. Likewise, most homes for sale in Monte Vista offer two or three bedrooms, but there are properties both larger and smaller. For more specific details about the available properties in Monte Vista, Colorado, simply reach out when it is convenient.

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2 Beds 1 Baths 800740 MLS
This stunning property is making its way to the market for the first time. 199.30-acres +/-. The pastureland is currently leased for cattle grazing. Rock Creek meanders through the property for approx. one mile offering excellent trout fishing just outside your door. The main log home has a proud western presence on the property, with a massive wrap around deck -which on the northside overlooks the creek. Inside, you will find an open concept floorplan, radiant heat throughout, a fireplace and a wood burning stove in the living area, two bedrooms, and a full bathroom. Outside, and closest to the house is a fully reconstructed log barn with a loft and electricity - referred to here as building #2. Need a place to park your RV - that's building #3. This 960 +/- sq ft. RV storage has blown in insulation and additional storage space. Building #4 is a beautiful two-story barn that comes with a wow factor. Inside on the lower level is a beautiful greenhouse with a rock wall, full bath, a garage that provides room for 8-10 vehicles, and ample storage space. This is a man's dream shop! Take the interior stairwell to the second floor to find a splendid 2 bed/ 1 bath apartment (approx. 2,400 sq. ft.). There is an abundance of space in the apartment which could allow for another bathroom and/or bedroom. Building #5 is closest to the entrance to the property. This new shop is approx. 2000 sq. ft. It has concrete floors and in floor drainage, a 1/2-bathroom, heat, and shelving that surrounds the room. The property boarders the Bureau of Land Management and paved county road 18, which has excellent year around access. All of this is located 7 miles southwest of Monte Vista, Colorado, on Rock Creek. Monte Vista offers shopping, restaurants, repairs, schools, and is a major agriculture hub for the San Luis Valley. Alamosa is 22 miles east and offers major medical, Adam State University, all major shopping and commercial airport with 2 fights per day. You will need to see this property to appreciate all that it offers, and it offers A LOT.

5295 County Road 28, Monte Vista

1 Baths 799919 MLS
The Cottonwood Ranch is in eastern Rio Grande County, Colorado. The ranch is approximately 135 acres of irrigated hay meadows, dry agricultural fields, ponds, and wetlands. Private property borders the ranch on all sides. The Rio Grande forms most of the northern border of the ranch. The topography is flat, with an elevation of approximately 7640 to 7650 feet above sea level. There only permanent residential improvement on the property is a seasonal fishing cabin in the central area, adjacent to a spring-fed pond that rises and falls with the river. The north area of the ranch consists of a riverbank, cottonwood forest (bosque) and wetlands. About 15 acres of the wetlands are permanent; the rest are dry between November and March. The John Nelson Ditch and the Horner & Ydren irrigation ditch deliver water to fields in the central and southern areas. Agricultural uses include hay harvest and seasonal livestock grazing. There are minor agricultural improvements, such as corrals and irrigation ditches with gates. Approximately 120 acres of the property are irrigated, and there is natural subirrigation throughout from spring runoff. The property boundary is fenced except for the boundary line that is in the river. Fencing consists of traditional multiple strands of barbed wire, with reinforcements at property corners and gates. There are cross-fences and an old barbed-wire fence surrounding part of the seasonal cabin area. Cottonwood Ranch lies within CPW Game Management Unit 791, containing habitat resources for big game, such as elk, mule deer and turkey. The ranch provides migration, wintering, and breeding resources for numerous species of birds. This part of the Central Flyway that lies along the Rio Grande is important for water dependent species during both spring and fall migrations. Cottonwood Ranch is under a conservation easement to preserve its agricultural and wildlife values. The Property is an important part of the open space and agricultural land remaining in Rio Grande County. The nearest population center to the Cottonwood Ranch is the City of Monte Vista, one mile to the south. It is the most populous municipality and the center of agricultural commerce in Rio Grande County. Recreational opportunities can be found all around the ranch from fishing, hunting, skiing, hiking, golf and so many others.

tbd N Hwy. 285, Monte Vista

0 Baths 799910 MLS
Riverbend Ranch is nestled between the quaint Southwestern towns of Del Norte and Monte Vista, Colorado. The ranch offers 354± acres of quality farmland with a mile and half of the Rio Grande River within its boundaries. The ranch is fully fenced and is currently grazing 20 horses year-round and producing 425± tons of natural hay in its numerous hay meadows. The ranch utilizes 100± goats throughout the ranch for weed control, operated efficiently by the neighbor. The Riverbend Ranch is a true agricultural ranch. To keep the loss of true farmland in the Rio Grande Valley the ranch has been placed in a conservation easement. The easement restricts building residential homes, recreational improvements, and commercial improvements but allows for agricultural structures and improvements. Water is a key ingredient to an agricultural ranch and the Riverbend Ranch does not disappoint. Approximately five (5.0) cfs from the Silva Ditch under priority numbers 1, 7, 38, 239, and 251. Two (2.0) cfs from the Atencio Ditch number 2, priority number 144. Both rights divert from the Rio Grande River. The ranch has 2 wells, one constructed and permitted the other constructed and waiting on a permit. The ranch offers many recreational opportunities. Multiple sloughs pepper the property making it a haven for bird watchers during the summer and duck and goose hunters in the fall. Elk and deer hunting can be found throughout the ranches borders and fishing in the Gold Medal waters of the Rio Grande River. Non-commercial, non-motorized passive recreational activities can be enjoyed on the ranch such as horseback riding, hiking, cross-country skiing, paddle, or oar boating and floating.

4550 N Co Rd 5 W, Monte Vista

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