BEAR CREEK is an upscale development located on paved roads off County Road #15. It is a gated community with protective covenants and has 128 original homesites ranging from 5 to 15 acres in size. These properties have stunning 360-degree mountain views, including the Sangre de Cristo mountain range, the Del Norte Peak, the Continental Divide, and spectacular sunrises and astounding sunsets. The development is just minutes from the Rio Grande Club, Gold Medal Water fishing, Bear Creek Recreational Trails for horseback riding or hiking, and the National Forest. (Horses are allowed.) All the property owners have access to a 20-acre private common area on the Rio Grande River. Each site is responsible for their own well & septic systems. Vacant lots prices range from low $100’s to low $200’s.
LA LOMITA is a development located Near the Rio Grande Country Club and Golf Course with access from County Road #15. This development has 42 original homesites ranging in size from 2 to 4 acres. La Lomita offers residents stunning views of the San Juan Mountains, is about 30 minutes from the Wolf Creek Ski Area, and only minutes from fantastic hunting and fishing. Besides mountain views, many lots in this development has river views as well. The development offers paved roads, and a water system is in place. Pricing in this development begins at about $99,000.
BEAVER MOUNTAIN ESTATES offers “perfect” mountain living. Heavily treed with pines and aspens, this development has spectacular views of the San Juan Mountains and red rock cliffs. Residents can also enjoy private fishing, easy access to the National Forest, and are minutes from skiing, fishing, and golf. Though this development has paved roads, is close to town and offers all utilities, the owner must put in a septic system. Property owners also have access to common areas on the river and ponds. Most of the homesites are located on the mountain side across the South Fork River, although a few lots are located on the South Fork River. Lot sizes average 1 to 2+ acres and pricing begins at $139,000. Existing homes are priced from mid-$400’s to mid-$800’s. HOT Listing 8/08/08: heavily treed 1.7 acre lot offered at $97,000!
RED BLUFF ESTATES has riverfront lots available. There are 12 home sites in this development located on the South Fork River just west of town and are 1+ acres in size. Red River Estates offer beautiful views of the river, mountains, and surrounding red rock bluffs. It has excellent fishing nearby, is close to forest service trails, and is minutes from Wolf Creek Ski Area and the Rio Grand Golf Resort. Owners must put in well and septic systems. Riverfront lot prices begin at $119,000; inside lots start at $79,000. A log home on the river lists for sale at $635,000.
WILLOW PARK RANCH allows horses in this upscale, gated development which is located east of town on the south side of Hwy160. It has over 150 original lots ranging from 5 to 12 acres. Roads are not paved as this development was designed to compliment the natural landscape. With unique topography and lush vegetation, the development offers a “balance” between residential development and the natural environment and offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and valley. Property owners have access to a small fishing lake and a party pavilion. Prices range from $99,000 to $225,000 for vacant land and existing homes for sale range from $500,000 to $1.5M. Owners must put in well and septic systems.
PONDEROSA ESTATES and DAKOTA PARK are close-to-town neighborhoods which are heavily treed with aspens and Ponderosa pines, has lots of wildlife and nice views. A quiet, established neighborhood, Ponderosa Estates has underground utilities and well-maintained roads. The developments offer many log cabins on lots from .25 to .5 acres. Some homes may be rented short or long term. Lot prices start about $50,000 and cabins/homes range from $90’s to $300’s.
DEER PARK is a South Fork development situated near the town in an open meadow along the Rio Grande River and borders the National Forest. It features fabulous views of the surrounding mountains and meadows landscaped with aspen and pines and some homes are located on the river. Homes are generally rustic wood or log, with 3 to 4 bedrooms and range from the mid-$300’s to mid-$400’s. There is water and sewer provided and .25-acre lots are priced at about $50,000. Rentals are not permitted in Deer Park.