Private, gorgeous 35-acre lot in Melby Ranch with views and direct runway access! Known as Lot 28, this lot is at the northeast end of the runway with good access via a public road bordering and a private road running through. Even if you don't fly, you will enjoy the privacy of the location and the airstrip border, the trees, and access. At present the runway is not in regular use. Neighboring properties are not developed and the area is quiet and serene. The land is well-located within the community, about 1/2 mile to Wildhorse Drive, the main road that accesses the community well, Lake Sanchez, San Luis, and the road to Taos. ABOUT AREA SERVICES: Household water is usually from a cistern; water is available locally for purchase from the Little Norway Water Company. Domestic use well permit is also available by application to the Colorado Division of Water Resources. Cell phone service varies by location; satellite internet is available. Property access may be year-round with road maintenance by the county; please confirm details with the county. Buyers who wish to build on their land should contact the Costilla County Planning and Zoning Department to learn more.
ABOUT THE AREA: Costilla County offers amazing value to the Colorado land buyer looking for wild scenic vistas, solitude, hiking, and incredible stargazing. Wild horses and elk run free on Wild Horse Mesa, and you may also see mule deer, pronghorn antelope, coyotes, eagles, black bears, mountain lions, and bighorn sheep. The Wild Horse Mesa-Melby Ranch community lies at 8,000-plus feet elevation, spanning about 20 square miles with varied eco-regions including pinon and juniper. Sanchez Reservoir State Wildlife Area protects this wild serenity on the east side. Remote Southern Colorado offers privacy and an escape from the hectic urban lifestyle! The historic and picturesque town of San Luis is about 30 minutes away. Taos is about 1 hour away and offers world-class shopping, dining, and events.