6000 County Road 542 Pagosa Springs CO Real Estate

Extremely private horse friendly, fenced parcel with pond ready to be developed! Mule Deer and Rocky Mountain Elk love the watering hole on this tract! Great mountain views, nice grassy meadow for livestock and wildlife grazing, lots of sun for a great passive solar home. Cool Springs Ranch offers year-round access, electric & telephone service is available. Ranch has a Central Water System which may be available to provide domestic water to a limited number of homes within the ranch. (Check with POA for details.) With agricultural tax status, the property taxes are only $18/year. Bring your RV for temporary hook-up while you plan and design your dream Colorado Mountain Retreat! (Long term RV living is prohibited.) Cool Springs Ranch is comprised of 38 parcels ranging from 35 to 107 acres. Located aprox. 22 miles south (off of Hwy 84 towards Sante Fe, NM) onto CR 542 (Montezuma Rd.). The lower lots are high desert terrain. Parcels up on Archuleta Mesa have excellent views of the east mountain range as well as Pagosa Peak, Archuleta & Montezuma Mesa and feature old growth forest with Ponderosa Pines, Mountain Sage, Fir and occasional stands of Aspen. Fox, Deer, Elk and if you are lucky, you will spot a bobcat roaming the ranch. Reasonable and minimal covenants, 30 minutes to Historic Downtown Pagosa Springs where you can soak in the Pagosa Hot Springs, walk along the San Juan River walking path, fly fish the river, hike Reservoir Hill or take in one of the many new trendy mountain restaurants or brew pubs. Enjoy 2.5 million plus acres of San Juan National Forest just minutes in almost any direction you drive, bike, walk or hike. National Forest gates are in abundance for the hiking, biking and hunting enthusiast! Less than 2 hours to Sante Fe, NM. Commercial air service is available in Sante Fe, Albuquerque or Durango which is just 56 miles from downtown Pagosa Springs (85 miles from Cool Springs Ranch). Less than an hour north and east you will find Wolf Creek Ski Area where the powder is deep and the skiing is softer than anything you typically find at the bigger trendier resorts (It's half the price and the food is good too!) If you are looking for the ultimate in privacy yet still retain some access to community necessities (groceries, restaurants, hospital access etc), be sure to check out this Cool Springs Ranch parcel!!