Bayfield Rural Vallecito Lake/Bayfield CO Real Estate

This pristine 30 acre Conservatory is a perfect spot to build your Dream Home or Retreat. It sits close to the northern shore of Vallecito Reservoir and is arguably the most beautiful undeveloped land in the Vallecito Lake Valley. This location and view are ideal. Excellent seller financing available, No qualifying! The property is loaded with mixed conifer, meadowland, and lush riparian habitat with multiple creeks, springs and ponds. The conservation easement allows the property to be divided into a total of three parcels and to designate (1) one-acre building envelope within the northernmost portion of each parcel. Area Highlights: Vallecito Reservoir, the ‚'Lake of the Little Valley‚' sits at 8000 ft. with 12 miles of shoreline and is has a fishery consisting of Rainbow Trout, German Brown Trout, Kokanee Salmon, and Northern Pike, Walleye Pike, Small Mouth Bass and an Occasional Cut Bow Trout,. The lake lies 18 miles northeast of Durango, surrounded by over 2.5 million acres of public lands. The unincorporated community holds around 1000 homes which have year-round access as a result of La Plata County snow removal efforts. Vallecito boasts a variety of summer and winter recreation including boating, sailing, wind-surfing, jet-skiing, fishing, biking, hiking, horseback riding, ATV rentals, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, dog-sledding and snow-biking. Several outfitters provide overnight or longer trip services into the high country for once in a lifetime experiences. Vallecito is located in GMU 751, 463 square miles of mixed terrain, with elevation ranges from about 6,500 to over 12,000 ft., and comprised of 28/% public and 72/% private land, including portions of the Weminuche Wilderness, the largest wilderness area in Colorado, spanning the Continental Divide, with three 14,000‚' peaks and numerous 13,000‚' peaks. This exclusive getaway is located approximately a 1/2 hour drive from Downtown Durango, home of the Historic Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Purgatory Ski Resort. Mesa Verde National Park is about an hour and 20 minutes away. The secluded feel of this mountain hideaway is easily balanced with a quick and scenic trip to the lively communities below.