Land For Sale
Divide, Colorado in Teller County
A-1 Zoning Teller County
Elk Valley Estates
Buyer must drill a well
Buyer must install septic
Come build your dream home on this 35 Acres in the prestigious sought after gated community of Elk Valley Estates, Nature Preserve.
Elk Valley Estates is the elite community of the area and that sits in the shadow of Pikes Peak north/western slope. It is located 1.5 miles south of Divide, Colorado on the way to Cripple Creek. The subdivision is part of a gated 1,100+ acre Nature Preserve (by arrangement with the Colorado Department of Wildlife), protecting the wildlife for an amazing wildlife experience. Because of this designation Taxes are very Low at
$17 per year.
Elk Valley Estates sits 1.5 mile south of Divide CO, on CR 67 and you are only 12 minutes from Woodland Park. Colorado Springs is an easy and scenic drive of 30 minute. Located within the subdivision is a private trail access to Pike National Forest and Catamount Ranch open space. Elk Valley Estates was developed in 90's and attracted many oil tycoons from Texas and Oklahoma as they built there seasonal summer homes. It is comprised of approximately 33 lots and and 1/3rd have been built out. Currently 50% of the homes are year round residence. Live a mountain retreat life but yet so close to amenities. The homes in this community value well over $1,50,000+ in value.
This 35 Acres is one of the last premium lots that backs to Catamount Open Space. It sits in the upper most south/east part of the subdivision where you have 360* views. From this lot you can see Strawberry Mountain to the east, The large open ranch to the north and all the way to the Mosquito Ranges to the west. This lot has many building spots where you can choose to have your house down away from the road or close for easy access. It has a year round creek that runs through a pristine valley in the middle of the property. Wildlife on the property includes deer, elk, and wild turkeys. The woodlands are predominantly composed of aspens, blue spruce, douglas fir and ponderosa pine. Electricity is berried and on lot for easy hookup. Water requires a well and sewer is via a septic system.
You truly can have it all with this property in its convenient location. Walk only 2 lots to the south to enter your private access to the National Forest trail head. Come build you primary or secondary home.
Take a hike from you new home down to the creek where you can only hear the wildlife and water. keep hiking back up into the Catamount open space and and find yourself in peace and tranquility. You have 1,000s of acre to explore out your onw back door.
Teller County gets winter snow, but also boasts more than 300 days of sunshine per year. The surroundings are breathtakingly beautiful anytime of the year: from winter's glistening white snow and blue skies to spring and summer's green and splendid colors of the wildflowers, and flaming colors of fall.
To the east, lies Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, The Air Force Academy at least 6 universities, cliff dwellings, caves, museums, fine restaurants, cultural performances facilities, The Pikes Peak Cog Train, Seven Falls, and the 5 star Broadmoor Hotel. Golf coerces are as near as 11 miles. As the crow flies, this lot sits an average of 65 miles from some of Colorado's major ski areas. Drive time to Breckenridge is 80 minutes. Copper Mountain lies 110 minutes away. Trips to Vail and Aspen can be maid in about 2.5 hours.
The City of Woodland Park is just a 10 minute drive down the lovely Ute Pass from Divide, Colorado. It is the most populous municipality in Teller County, Colorado. Many residents in this community, which is surrounded by the one-million acre Pike National Forest, make the 17-mile commute to Colorado Springs. Ute Pass lies 12 miles to the west of Woodland Park on US 24. The population is approximately 7555. This community provides you with all your shopping and medical needs. Woodland Park is known as The City Above the Clouds and is popular with those who love the outdoor activities of the Pikes Peak region and a quick mountain getaway. During the summer, in particular, Woodland Park bustles with outdoor concerts and festivals and a Friday farmers' market
Cripple Creek sits 17 miles to the south and is rich with history, exciting attractions and stunning views of the Rocky Mountains will fill your visit with lasting memories. Once bustling with gold-seekers, Cripple Creek is still a place to visit for those looking to strike it rich in its many casinos. Take a tour of a modern, working gold mine and compare it to a tour of the historic Mollie Kathleen Mine. Cripple Creek is also home to one of the states most beloved events, Donkey Derby Days. Visit Cripple Creek and enjoy all that this beautiful and historic town has to offer. Top-notch casinos, interesting museums, like the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum and the Cripple Creek Jail Museum, allow visitors to explore the past. Historic train rides through the Gold Mining District and live entertainment at the historic Butte Theater are just the start to your fun in this historic mining town.
The surrounding region abounds with hiking, riding and jeep trails that afford stunning vistas. Spectacular Mueller State Park (http://parks.state.co.us/parks/mueller ) is only 3 miles away. Its 5,200 acre contains 50 miles of wonderful trails, campsites, and cabins for visitors. There is a world-class trout fishing in several nearby streams and rivers.
South Park at Wilkerson pass to the West offers amazing views of the Collegiate, Buffalo, Mosquito, Tenmile and Front Range Mountain Peaks. This spectacular area is encompassed within a high plains valley of Park County located between many snow capped peaks. Private and quiet. The area offers 3 major reservoirs and the 4th on its way, to include Spinney, Eleven Mile and Antero with the South Platte river running between them all. Come enjoy Colorado's best fishing and hunting.
All times and distances are estimates of area!
DISCLAIMER: All information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. Do your own due diligence prior to making a commitment to purchase. If you are utilizing our Owner Financing, We do allow short-term camping and building as long as it meets the requirements of the county and you draw permits to do so, we don’t allow living on the land without a County approved structure, or storing of equipment, supplies, or vehicles. All county Rules and Regulations must be followed regarding camping, permitting, land use regulations and County Codes or HOA requirements. If you get our permission, you can put in a driveway and/or camping pad, with a permit from the county.2
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