0 MR FILING 1 TRACT J, San Luis CO 81152


0 MR FILING 1 TRACT J, San Luis CO 81152

Courtesy of: Ruth Baranowski | Sangre de Cristo Real Estate
$75,000 San Luis, CO 81152
  • 37.49 Acres
  • Costilla County

Key Features

  • Property Type: Land
  • Status: Active
  • MLS® ID: 1979175
  • Lot/Acreage: 37.49
  • County: Costilla
  • Neighborhood: Melby Ranch

Interior Details

  • Water: Well, Cistern

Exterior Details

  • Zoning: residential
  • Sewer: Septic, Septic Tank


This is the creme de la creme of lot opportunities on the mesa! Private, gorgeous 37-acre lot in Melby Ranch with views and direct runway access! Known as Tract J, this lot is at the top end of the runway (southwest end) with good access via a public road bordering and a private road running through. The road running from Lonesome Dove to the runway is private and part of the property, with property corner markers on the far side of the road. The land has beautiful tree coverage of pinon pines and also open spaces with gorgeous mountain views could create natural building sites at the eastern corner. At present the runway is not in regular use. Neighboring properties are not developed and the area is private, quiet, and serene. The land is well-located within the community, about 2 miles to Wildhorse Drive, the main road that accesses the community well, Lake Sanchez, San Luis, and the road to Taos. The property qualifies for a domestic use well permit from the Colorado Division of Water Resources, but most residents rely on water delivered to a cistern and provided by the community well operated by the Little Norway Water Company. Wildhorse Mesa is a wild, remote residential community with ample quiet and privacy. The small tight-knit community of year-round and part-year residents work together while letting each resident have the space they need. On the East side of Lake Sanchez is the Lake Sanchez State wildlife area, a site for fishing. Wild horses and elk run free on the Mesa! Also mule deer, pronghorn antelope, coyotes, small game, birds, eagles, black bears, mountain lions and bighorn sheep. The Wild Horse Mesa/Melby Ranch community lies at 8,000+ feet elevation and about 25 minutes from the historic and picturesque of San Luis. About 1 hour 15 minutes to Taos for shopping, dining, and cultural events. Stargazing is world class; views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains are breathtaking! Cell phone service is variable by location, internet is satellite.


  • Address: 0 MR FILING 1 TRACT J, San Luis CO 81152
  • City: San Luis
  • State: CO
  • Zip: 81152

About 25 minutes from the town of San Luis. From San Luis Head east out of the town of San Luis on Cll De Gallo toward 5th St 27 s (0.1 mi) Continue on County Rd P.6 to County Rd L.5 6 min (4.0 mi) Take County Rd 18.9 and Mesa Dr E to Wild Horse Dr 18 min (7.4 mi) At Wild Horse Drive continue straight through intersection. About 1/4 mile you will reach an intersection indicating that you are now on Elkhorn Drive. Take a left for access to the runway and the property, or continue straight for alternative access.

For Runway approach (easiest the first time): At first intersection on Elkhorn turn left, go about 1 mile, passing one unnamed road. Take the second unnamed road. Drive 1/3 mile to the east end of the runway. Follow the runway road to the end. Sign for property will be on the left.

For Elkhorn approach: Continue on Elkhorn for about 2 1/2 miles. After passing the first runway access, pass a second road on left to access the runway. The Third left is Snow Goose Trail. Turn left.

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