Water rights, ranch, 240 acres
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Stephen Cole-Hatchard
Stephen Cole-Hatchard
Vercoles Realty Inc.
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Water rights, ranch, 240 acres

15053 County Road 2 South, Alamosa , Colorado 81101 - Alamosa County
$750,000 240 Acres
Property ID 4720961

Description

Extensive surface, confined aquifer and unconfined aquifer water rights highlight this ranch in the fertile San Luis Valley, making it one of the last of its kind. This ranch includes six wells court decreed at over 1,200 gallons per minute, with five of those six wells being artesian. In addition to these substantial ground water rights, the parcel also includes significant surface rights. Included are 3 3/8 shares of the Costilla Ditch Company, with each share allocated to irrigate 160 acres. The ranch is currently set up for flood irrigation, however a full circle pivot systems is also possible. Over 2 miles of new fencing has recently been installed, and there are two irrigation and livestock ponds fed from the wells. Year round County road access is in place with over one mile of road frontage, and electric service has recently been installed.

Numerous improvements exist, however, they have not been is use for the last ten years and are in need of maintenance and repair. There is an original 700 sq. ft. log cabin homestead built in the late 1800s which is weather tight but requires renovation to be habitable. Also included are two wood sheds, a 1,800 sq. ft. metal roofed barn with dirt and concrete floors, corals, two forty foot storage containers, and enclosed work area between the containers.

The ranch is located in Alamosa, Colorado, in the San Luis Valley, nestled between the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range to the East, the San Juan Mountains to the West, and the La Garitas Mountains to the North. It is about a 10 mile drive North and East of the City of Alamosa, which is the County seat. The ranch is 200 miles South of Denver, 120 miles West of Pueblo, 145 miles East of Durango, and 100 miles North of Taos, New Mexico.

The topography of the ranch is flat with slightly rolling pasture and an average elevation of approximately 7,500.

The climate in the Valley is dry, with an average of 330 days of sunshine, 6-8 of rainfall, and 30 of snowfall annually.

50% owner financing is available at 6.9% interest, 30 year payout with 10 year balloon.

Directions

Beginning at the intersection of Routes 160 and 17 in the City of Alamosa, proceed North on 17 approximately 5 miles to the intersection of County Road 2 South (also known as the Two Mile Road). Turn right onto Two Mile Road and go East approximately 5 miles to the intersection of Two Mile Road and County Road 115. Ranch main gate is on the left.

Agriculture and Farming

Agricultural Uses
Aquaculture
Irrigation
Livestock
Row Crop

Row Crop Potential Usage
Alfalfa
Barley
Hay
Wheat

Livestock Type
Cattle
Horses

Number of Acres Tillable
240

Financing Options

Mortgage Options
Owner Finance

Land

Barn Information
Barn(s)
Electric to Barn
Hay Barn
Shop Building

Minerals - % Water Owned
100

Miscellaneous
Fenced for Cattle
Fenced for Horses
Loading Chute

Proposed Use
Agriculture
Grazing
Hunting/Fishing

Topography
Level

Crop Retire Program
No

Minerals - % Wind Owned
100

Number of Ponds (water 1-5 acres)
2-5

Road Frontage Desc
County
Gravel/Rock

Type of Fence
Barbed Wire

Land Type
Both

Minerals Available
Water
Wind

Property Type
Farm/Ranch

Street/Utilities
All Weather Road
Gravel/Rock
Outside City Limits
Overhead Utilities
Well

Will Subdivide
No

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Stephen Cole-Hatchard
Stephen Cole-Hatchard
Vercoles Realty Inc.

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