Irrigated vacant land Colorado located on the Western Slope of Colorado at the base of Grand Mesa, the world’s largest flat top mountain. 40 acres of irrigated pasture/crop land with Vega water rights. This parcel is a great building site with privacy and within minutes from I70. Outstanding views of local landmarks such as the Beehive, Lands End, Powderhorn Ski Resort slopes, the Battlement mountains, Sunnyside, Plateau Valley, Jerry Reservoir are just a few of the known historic attractions in the area. Colorado recreation, public lands, and hunting in every direction. Nearby community of Mesa and the historic western town of Collbran offer small town friendly living. A must see property.
COLORADO WESTERN SLOPE AREA
History is alive in the Plateau Valley with homestead ranches and generational ranching families. This property is near the community of Mesa with restaurants, community center, churches, PO, RV Park with a C-store and cabin rentals, fire department, and lots of friendly residents. The nearby historic western town of Collbran offer many services and events throughout the year. Highway 330 is the main throughway. 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 I70 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 nearby mountaintops.
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.