5.2 acers bordering national forest with 2 homes and outstanding views, privacy, rental history, and recreation opportunities. Access millions of acers of San Juan National forest from your doorstep with private access to excellent skiing, mountain biking, and hunting. Unblockable views stretch for 50+ miles in all directions from alpine glow over the East Range of the San Juans to spectacular sunsets over Chris mountain.
No covenants, restrictions, or HOA. Horses allowed with small pasture partially fenced. Strong WIFI serves both homes and workshop, current owners and renter all work from home with multiple zoom calls, Netflix, etc. able to stream simultaneously. Direct line of sight to AT&T as well as Verizon cell towers for excellent coverage. 12-minute drive to City Market grocery store, 45 minutes from your door to the chair lift at Wolf Creek for the best powder skiing in Colorado.
Main 1 bedroom, 1 bath home (784 sq. ft) has been recently renovated to include stainless steel appliances and propane stove, new water heater, engineered hardwood floors in the bedroom, renovated bathroom, wood stove, French doors, expanded deck, window coverings, and more. Smaller 1 bed, 1 bath cabin higher on the property (480 sq. ft) was newly built in 2018 and features jaw dropping views, double wall insulation, rock climbing wall, loft sleeping area, and expansive deck.
Insulated Workshop/office built in 2019 is wired for electric and features a wood stove, built in desk, work benches, loft storage, and fantastic views for those that work from home. Lower on the land are two storage sheds, one with electric and insulated, one open with plenty of storage for an ATV or motorcycle, snowblower, and other toys.
Heavily treed property provides excellent privacy with meadows, game trails, buck rubs, multiple fire pits, and a covered wood pile for 4 chords. Direct access to the national forest for shed hunting, cut your own Christmas tree, and firewood cutting with permits just $8/chord. Hunting in this area is spectacular- over the counter elk, turkey, and bear tags. Residents draw deer tags nearly 100% of the time with out of state tags taking just 0 or 1 point to draw. Hunt from your doorstep or explore millions of acers with tags covering units 77, 78, 771 and large elk herds in the area.
Large home has wood stove as well as forced air, propane furnace. Tiny home uses electric heat. Southern exposure heats both homes most of the year.
Property is on 1200+ gallon cistern which is filled by delivery service for $100/mo. High speed internet from visionary broadband is $92/mo. Electric runs $50/Mo in the summer, $120 in the winter. $30/Mo garbage, $100/year propane. Winter plowing averages $750 total. County run metro district maintains and plows roads to the driveway. 2-bedroom lagoon septic system. Good wells on neighboring properties.
One cabin has historically rented for $850 + half of utilities. Both cabins are eligible for long- or short-term rentals and make an excellent retreat for multiple families.
Summer nights are cool, and winters are mild in this location. Total privacy, access to wilderness, and endlessly changing vistas with a parade of hummingbirds, turkeys, deer, and bears every day. See the glorious milky way, moon rising, sun sets, and thunder storms rolling over the mountains on a daily basis. Fast, easy access to amenities in Pagosa Springs and multiple homes for income, family, and visitors.