Colorado Mountain Business & Home Dream Come True

Fort Garland, CO (Costilla County)


Asking Price:$388,833

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Colorado Mountain Business & Home Dream Come True

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30ft walk apart; year-round/heavy tourist, turn-key operation & home.

Business and home sold together; just one asking price! Go to and enter the address 500 4th Avenue , Fort Garland, Colorado to see over 60 pictures of business and home for sale.
A 12k sqft corner lot on Hwy 160 in historic unincorporated Ft. Garland, 25 miles East of Alamosa in the South Central San Luis Valley, housing The Great Sand Dunes National Monument. This home and business combo is the perfect opportunity to be the owner for a one-of-a-kind business. Move in your furniture, food, clothes and run your own business the next day! An ideal way to live. Ft. Garland is named after the actual Fort Garland; home of the Buffalo Soldiers and was served by Kit Carson. It's enjoyable and a crowd-pleasing experience as they march through town on reenactment weekends several times a year. The Fort and Museum are also located in town. San Luis, 17 miles south of Ft. Garland, is the oldest established incorporated town in Colorado and also home to the world renowned Stations of The Cross pilgrimage. Ft. Garland is a hub of activity.

BUSINESS Est. 2004. 1650 sqft emporium of Native American works of art, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, beading & more. Antiques, new/used one of a kind items top out the heavy tourism and repeat worldwide customers. Heat is by pellet or diesel stove; your choice. The Denver Post 9-4-05 Style edition, highlighted Hit-r-Mis as a day trip destination delight. Inventory is full and ready to go! This is a year round, high traffic, high tourism area with unlimited potential. Expansion of the business building from the back is a realistic, attainable goal if desired!

HOME; Low maintenance 1875 sqft manufactured home, enclosed w/6' stockade fencing. Single story open concept kitchen, dining & living rooms, 2 bdrm, 2 bath (Master), office/3rd bdrm, family room, utility, pantry, solar & mud rooms. SS kitchen appliances, dbl-paned windows throughout, storage galore. Mstr bath has dbl hand crafted European style vanities w/Telavera painted sinks, swivel Moen faucets, step-in dbl shower. 17" high toilets. Insulated curtains 11'-18' ft closets. Washer/dryer, new Goodman forced air 96.1 H/E furnace, Ashley brand indoor add-on wood burning furnace, Bosch Water-on-Demand system and a Toyo diesel stove. A/C not needed at this altitude, ceiling fans throughout. City sewer and water. Solar power installed and available to house. The sun shines over 300 days a year here in the San Luis Valley. Attached 292.5 sqft covered patio off family room is a private delight with a view of Mt. Blanca, over 14k ft tall! K-12 schools and community center w/pool, indoor basketball courts, weight room, sauna and library are only 1 mile away. The resident membership fee to the Blanca-Ft. Garland Community Center, with full privileges to all amenities is only $25.00 annually per person; Seniors are free! The home is surrounded by trees with beautiful views of the Eastern Sangre de Christo and Western San Juan mountain ranges. The San Luis Valley is also home to the Sandhill Crane migration, Zapata Falls, prime hunting and fishing areas; smog free, low humidity and Turquoise blue skies. GO TO ZILLOW.COM FOR OVER 50+ PICTURES

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24x30 dry-walled, attached garage/garage opener. Two additional 10x12 sheds. All buildings have metal roofing. Home has new wood siding and stucco. Business mural beautifully painted by Brian Flowers of, click "galleries" and scroll to 72 pictures of Brian's masterpiece mural hand-painted on the Hit-r-Mis Trading business building. Fiber Optics came to town this past year. Taxes for the business, home and property are $1100.00 annually. All fixtures/equipment/inventory are included in asking price.
Ft. Garland hosts a depot for the Scenic Rio Grande Railroad, has two motels, two gas stations, a full lumber yard/hardware store, grocery store, Post Office, four restaurants, fire/ambulance station located two blocks away, a Western Village attraction, an antique store and a Western motif store. Highway 160 is one of the three contiguous East-West roads across Colorado and considered to be the most dependable route available for everyone.
Growth & Expansion:
Highway 160 is a main thoroughfare for the Southwest tourism (Pagosa Hot Springs, Durango, the Four Corners, Telluride, Mesa Verde, Chaca Canyon etc...) and continues to grow annually. Ft. Garland is at a crossroads for three ski areas; Taos & Red River New Mexico and Wolf Creek Colorado. The San Luis Valley is noted for a multitude of year-round thermal hot springs. In a nutshell, Highway 160/Ft. Garland are the perfect places to reap the rewards of owning your own one-of-a-kind business while still enjoying Colorado country living at it's best.
Support & Training:
Simple... I am easy going. Can be worked out between seller and buyer. The business is debt free! There are no Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable or Payroll. The only overhead are utilities, phone line and taxes. I own it, I run it. All taxes on home, business and property have always been up to date and are current.
Reason for Selling:
Continued retirement closer to family.

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