CREEKSIDE PROPERTY FOR SALE IN COLORADO
Brand new 30x50 shop, well, and electric in progress on creekside property! Hard to find irrigated acreage located in the beautiful Plateau Valley on the Western Slope of Colorado. Approximately 3/4 mile of the mountain waters of Plateau Creek rush along this 50+ acres of newly repaired fenced grass fields. Gated pipe is included for easy irrigation and an improved driveway with crushed gravel was just put in. Cedar and pinyon pine covered rock formations and cliffs with waterfalls rise above the property with scenic views of landmarks such as the Beehive, Land’s End and the Grand Mesa which is the largest flattop mountain in the world. A short drive to the Powderhorn Ski Resort on Hwy 65, the scenic byway of Grand Mesa. Wildlife habitat abounds with sightings of deer, elk, turkeys, ducks, cranes, etc. Enjoy privacy from the road with shrubs and trees.Great trout fishing is also available. Mesa county has approved a building permit and radon clearance to build a shop and 3 camping sites creekside. A 30x50 shop will be constructed in the next month, electric has been installed and a well drilled.Minutes from a historic western town, Collbran offers services for residential needs and annual events. Within an hour’s drive to I-70 corridor leading to all Colorado has to offer. A must see acreage in a serene valley setting for a country living lifestyle.Enjoy the sound of rushing creek water-Numerous sites for a dream home.
COLORADO WESTERN SLOPE AREA
History is alive in the Plateau Valley with homestead ranches and generational ranching families. This property is near the historic western town of Collbran with many services and events throughout the year. Collbran is a historical town with some of the original structures founded in 1908. Many of these buildings present an old time western front along with modern building to house the businesses-- a bank, grocery store, post office, restaurants, a fitness center, library, gift shops, motels, auditorium, churches, hardware store, police and fire department, realty office, a weed control service, Forest Service, a feed and supply store, automotive store, schools, medical and emergency clinic, vet services, therapy center and diner that offer additional services for the communities. 4H and FFA and school events are supported with commitment and enthusiasm from everyone. Area activities include Collbran Heritage Days, Cowboy Christmas, many rodeos, and an occasional cattle drive through town and country roads. A short scenic drive to I-70 takes you to Grand Junction with adjoining towns of Palisade, Clifton, Grand Junction, and
Fruita that span several miles along I70 with major shopping, colleges, schools, hospitals, regional airport, and more amenities for residential and business needs. Stop at any one of the museums or visitor centers to learn more about the history and what the region has to offer. The area is known for its mild winters, sunny days, and all year recreation from the high desert to the
The Western Slope of Colorado offers a variety of recreation for all interests and ages. Nearby Highway 65, aka as the scenic byway over Grand Mesa, is the world’s largest flattop mountain. With over 300 lakes, Grand Mesa offers fishing and boating, campgrounds and lodges, hunting districts, hiking, ATV, and biking trails, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling. Birdwatching
and wildlife viewing provide photographic opportunities for the professional or amateur photographer. Powderhorn Ski Resort offers winter and summer activities. Enjoy all skill levels on the slopes with skiing, snowboarding in the winter and biking, hiking trails in the summer. A lodge, condos, restaurant, and many other attractions add to the resort fun. Travel Highway 330
to Collbran and the Vega State Park. Enjoy over 1800 acres of year-round recreational activities. Camping sites, hiking trails and mountain ranges surround Vega Reservoir offering fishing and boating, or a chance to view and relax along the shore of rippling clear mountain waters behind the Vega dam. Vega Lodge offers cabin rentals, restaurant, and much more. Highway 65 winds
through the scenic Plateau Canyon to access I70 and the high deserts surrounding Grand Junction and adjoining communities known for hiking and biking trails, dinosaur digs, sports events, seasonal festivals, and farmer’s markets. The Colorado National Monument is a landmark with a rimrock drive to explore rock formations, wildlife, horticulture, and bird watching. Orchards, farm grounds spread across the valley with adjoining towns of Palisade, Fruita, Clifton, Orchard Mesa, and Fruitvale. Cowboy and early settler history abound with tales and true experiences whether in the mind or fact abound on the Western Slope of Colorado.