Colorado vacant land on the western slope known for its mild winters, mountain peaks and valleys and high deserts. 40 acres bordering public lands (BLM and then goes into National Forest) minutes from Powderhorn Ski Resort surrounded by 360 breathtaking views. Enjoy private and quiet days beneath the Colorado blue skies or camp beneath clear star-studded nights surrounded by Grand Mesa known as the largest flat top mountain in the world. Public land access is an exceptional asset for the hunting or sports enthusiast. Bring your vision to build a home or cabin with easy access from Hwy 65 also known as the historic scenic byway over the Grand Mesa. Nearby historic towns offer services for residential needs. A short drive to I70 leads to recreation in every direction, larger towns for major shopping, airports, and more.
MOUNTAIN LIVING COMMUNITIES
Hwy 65 also known as the historic scenic byway over Grand Mesa is the main thoroughfare traveled by locals and tourists. Local landmarks such as the Beehive, Lands’ End, Powderhorn Ski Resort slopes, the Battlement mountains, Sunnyside, Plateau Valley are just a few of the known historic attractions in the area. The rural community of Mesa consists of a fire department, state shop, churches, PO, restaurants, RV Park with a C-store, hair salon, medical clinic, community center, real estate office, and a liquor store. Surrounding ranches and residential homes stretch across the valley. Hwy 330 takes you to the nearby western town of Collbran offering more services for residents including a fire department, police dept, city hall, state shop, bank, auto repair, feed store with 24 hour fuel pumps, restaurants, churches, schools, medical center with emergency care, vet office, hardware store, 24/7 gym, grocery store, real estate and insurance office, PO, spray office, locker plant, and specialty stores. Rodeo grounds host many events, throughout the summer. The western store fronts add to the historic aura with an occasional cattle drive through the areas. Grand Junction is approximately an hour away off of I70 with major shopping, regional airport, colleges, hospitals, high desert recreation, and much more.
COLORADO OUTDOOR RECREATION
Highway 65 known as the scenic byway of Grand Mesa - the largest flat top mountain in the world with over 300 lakes for fishing, boating, camping, lodges, and thousands of trails for hiking, ATV, biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and hunting districts. Photo opportunities abound for the amateur or professional photographer. Travel to the south side of Grand Mesa and arrive in Cedaredge and the Surface Creek Valley with spreads of fruit orchards, ranches, and residential homes surrounding the small-town life. Powderhorn Ski Resort sits at the southern base of Grand Mesa with ski slopes for all ages and skills with winter and summer activities and is a short drive from this property. Highway 330 follows Plateau Creek and winds through Plateau Valley among ranches and residential homes to Vega State Park. Over 1800 acres consists of mountain recreation of all kinds with boating, fishing on Vega Reservoir surrounded by camping sites, hiking, hunting districts, private residential cabins and by BLM and National Forest grounds. Vega Lodge offers cabin rentals, restaurant and much more. Wildlife and bird sightings, including Bighorn Sheep, Elk, Deer, Eagles, Sandhill Cranes, and more are common in all areas. Within an hour’s drive explore the high desert recreation areas around Grand Junction known for the Colorado National Monument, canyons, dinosaur finds, hiking and biking trails, valleys, rivers and lakes for fishing and boating to name a few of the recreation attractions.
Bring your vision to this prime Western Colorado property and enjoy all that mountain living has to offer