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Still Meadows On The Purgatoire River

United States /Colorado, 14768 Hwy 239, 81082, 24.96

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24.96 Acres

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Hayden Outdoors

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Property Description

Located just minutes from the scenic southern Colorado town of Trinidad, near the New Mexico state line, Still Meadows on the Purgatoire River is a 25-acre farm property with a 4-bedroom/3-bath home, a sizable guest house ready to produce rental income, exclusive river frontage, water shares, an irrigated pasture/hayfield, a seasonal fishing pond, hunting opportunities, and multiple outbuildings. Land This propertys 25 acres consists of 13 acres of irrigated pasture/grass hay; 9.4 acres of river bottom, and 2.6 acres for the home, barnyard, buildings, and pond. The property is nearly fully fenced; the river remains unfenced. Improvements The spacious, southwestern-style home is primarily of adobe construction. The master bedroom opens directly onto the south patio, which overlooks a small orchard, featuring peaches, plums, apples, and pears. The kitchen and dining room open to a covered east patio, leading into the yard, with its rose and lilac bushes. And a large, second-story living room leads to a balcony overlooking the fishing pond and hay field. The home has a metal roof, and efficient heating and cooling systems to stay comfortable year-round. Carpeting and appliances were new as of 2019. Adjacent to the home is a 1-bed/1-bath guest house w/ spacious rooms, including a large kitchen/dining combination. Guest house carpeting was new as of 2019; new kitchen appliances were installed in 2017 and 2019; and a new hot water heater was installed in 2021. The living rooms wood stove supplements the guest houses baseboard heating system. The property has multiple outbuildings, including a 3-car detached garage with 220 service and abundant workshop space; and a spacious, versatile shop building, with power, water, and a new roof. The property also features a barn, a large chicken coop, and two additional storage buildings, as well as a backyard greenhouse. There are 4 outdoor hydrants on the property. Recreation Approximately 1,000 feet of the Purgatoire River runs through the east end of the property. The Purgatoire (called Purgatory, locally) carries rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. The propertys approximately 1/4-acre seasonal fishing pond, complete with a small dock, is fed by irrigation water; this water is sourced from the Purgatoire and Trinidad Lake, and naturally stocks the pond with trout. The property draws turkey, geese, deer, and more. In-season hunting, with appropriate tags, is allowed (check local game laws). Agriculture With subirrigation alone, the propertys grass hay field has produced as much as 472 bales in a single cutting; according to the sellers, three cuttings and even higher yields would be easily viable with available irrigation. Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources The property comes with water shares for the El Moro-Hoehne Pipeline Association and the Baca Irrigating Ditch Company; irrigation water is generally available 24/7 from late April through mid-October. General Operations Still Meadows is ideally suited as an equestrian property, a private fishing getaway, a small hay farm, a generator of rental income, or all of the above. Region & Climate The average summer high in Trinidad is 78 degrees; the average winter high temperature is 52 degrees. December is generally the coldest month in Trinidad, with an average high of 45 degrees. Location This property is located just minutes from the New Mexico state line, and offers easy, efficient access (via I-25) to Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Denver, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque.

Basic Details

Property Types:

Farm, Ranch, Acreage, Fishing Land, Equestrian Property, River Frontage, Agriculture Business, Home with Acreage

Listing Type:

Under Contract

Listing ID:





24.96 Acres

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United States




Las Animas







Street Address:

14768 Hwy 239