4550 N County Road 5w
Monte Vista, CO 81144


"RIVERBEND HOMESTEAD ON 2.5 ACRES NEAR RIO GRANDE RIVER AND SURROUNDED BY CONSERVATION EASEMENT ". Circa 1909, this peaceful property with no Covenants, also features a small studio/shop originally a milk parlor, and in later years a beauty salon with bathroom (plumbing currently not in place). Property is inclusive of mature trees, lovely shrubs and perennials, large fenced lawn that does not require watering, lush pasture with cured manure for fertilizer, a chicken coop, raised garden beds, newly planted apple and apricot trees, mature apple and plum trees. Asparagus beds grow near the county road. In 2014, kitchen was remodeled to include new cabinetry, counter tops, refrigerator/freezer, propane oven/range, and new opening of wall to the living room creating a small bar area. Also in 2014, an energy efficient Hearthstone wood stove was installed on southwest style hearth. In 2010, new Saltillo tile flooring in kitchen, new tile art shower stall, new Rigid insulation and stucco completed. In Spring of 2010, lovely south facing sun room was added with garden sink and provides excellent passive solar heat in winter months. Home also has energy efficient windows, a Trex deck, and a board and bat sided garden shed. Additional pluses are high speed optic Internet and natural gas line at road.This property is in the heart of the Rio Grande Bosque, surrounded by a 350 acre River Valley III conservation easement; and is a wildlife paradise. Public land access approximately 1 mile; Rio Grande river access .3 miles.


StatusPending - Show
Days On Site93


Bath(s) 1 Full
SQ Feet1,360
Story(s)1 Story

Additional Information

HeatingForced Air,Wood Stove
Interior FeaturesWood Stove,Ceiling Fan(s),W/D Hookup
Available AmenitiesElectric,Propane-Tank Leased,Internet

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Area Information

CountyRio Grande
CityMonte Vista
Zip Code81144
AreaMonte Vista
Middle SchoolMonte Vista 6-8
High SchoolMonte Vista 9-12
Listing VS Median (in 81144)
low | high
94.423076923077% of Average
low | high
13.088235294118% of Average
$ / SqFt:
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100% of Average
On Site:
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24.833110814419% of Average
Listing Updated: 08/25/2019
MLS Number: 757978
Listing Provided By:
Leigh Anne Lobato  of  Broken Arrow Ranch Land Company

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