|County||Las Animas County|
|Address||Cedar Crest Drive, Model, CO 81059|
|Title||Free & Clear|
|Terrain||Flat to light hill|
|Taxes||$246 per year|
|Water||Well or Alternative Source|
|Sewer||Septic or Alternate Source|
|Phone||Cell or Satellite|
46.78 Acre Ranch Land with Road Frontage in Southern Colorado between Trinidad and La Junta. Wooded Mountain Top Homesite with breathtaking 360-degree views that include the Spanish Peaks, Fishers Peak and the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range. The land is covered with 85% grassland and herbaceous, 12% shrub and scrub, and 3% dense mature trees of varying species.
Las Animas County is home to the World’s 2nd largest Elk herd. There were fresh wildlife tracks and droppings on the property. Native Wildlife in the area includes Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope and Turkey. Apishapa State Wildlife Area and Apishapa River is just 3 miles to the north, which consists of 7,935 acres of prairies, plateaus and canyons. Incredible mountain landscape for camping, hiking, recreation and hunting of: Elk, Deer, Antelope, Bighorn Sheep, Rabbit, Turkey, Scaled Quail, Dove, Squirrel.
Deep canyons, abundant pinyon-juniper woodland, some riparian groves, and even good grassland characterize this remote State Wildlife Area. It provides a great opportunity to view bighorn sheep in an unbelievably scenic and rugged prairie setting. With some hiking through the rough terrain birds such as Rock and Canyon Wrens, Canyon Towhee, Bushtit, and Juniper Titmouse can be found. The lowland riparian along the river bottom should be checked for migrants. In season Common Poorwills and Great Horned Owls serenade the hardy camper to sleep. A myriad of reptiles and amphibians can be found in the area, including rattlesnakes and even soft-shelled turtles in the river. Some Native American rock art can be found along the canyon rims. (more info)
There is a gentle slope to the terrain with light coverage of mature trees. The property may be used recreationally, seasonally or as a permanent residence. Minimum dwelling size is only 600 square feet per the Las Animas County Land Use Guidelines. Mobile homes and manufactured homes are allowed. You can also do alternative types of building like Cabins, Modular Home, Tiny Home, Shipping Container Home, Barndominium, Earthship Home, Straw Bale House, Hempcrete House or Yurt. Horses, Cattle, Exotics and other animals are permitted.
1-hour drive to the city of Trinidad with a population of around 10,000 people. In Trinidad you will find a Walmart Supercenter, groceries, supplies, medical care, schools and professional services.
1 hour and 12 minutes drive to the Trinidad Lake State Park, with 800 acres of water ideal for numerous water sports. Anglers catch rainbow and cutthroat trout, largemouth bass, channel catfish, walleye, crappie and perch. The lake is popular for water skiing and windsurfing.
- Power would be by solar or alternative energy.
- Sewer would be by septic or alternative source.
- Water would be by delivery or installing a well.
School District: Hoehne Reorganized School District 3, which is ranked as #1 diverse school district in Las Animas (more info)
Nearby Cities & Points of Interest:
- 20 minutes to Highway 350
- 1 hour to Trinidad, CO: Population 10,000 (more info)
- 1 hour and 10 minutes to the Trinidad Lake State Park (more info)
- 1 hour and 10 minutes to La Junta, CO: Population 7,000 (more info)
- 2 hours & 15 minutes to Colorado Springs, CO : Population 440,000 (more info)
- 3 hours & 36 minutes to Denver, CO : Population 650,000 (more info)
How to Find the Land:
To best help you find the property and any of the boundary line corners, copy and paste any of these GPS coordinates into Google Maps on your computer or smartphone with your GPS turned on:
- Northeast: 37.581, -104.22552
- North Center: 37.57917, -104.22807
- Northwest: 37.57855, -104.22972
- Southwest: 37.57595, -104.22782
- Southeast: 37.57814, -104.22257
For example: copy and paste “37.57814, -104.22257” (with the comma and the dash) into the search bar in Google Maps to find the exact location. We recommend this method as the best way to locate the property because the land will be unmarked with no signs or survey stakes.
How to arrange a visit to the property?
You are welcome to visit a property anytime you like. Just Contact Us to schedule a time so that we can be sure the property is still available before you drive out to it. We operate an eCommerce land business, and we typically do not accompany property visits.