Solitario in Weston Colorado : Hwy of Legends on the Purgatoire River : no longer available

The Purgatory or Purgatoire River  meanders this Historical Hay ranch from the early 1900’s. A perfect producing ranch for hay, cattle or horses or a Great Executive Retreat with pond and river fishing for Rainbow and Brook Trout. After a day at the river you can relax on the the porch with the outdoor fireplace and courtyard, then retire to the formal dining room and enjoy dinner by the dining firelplace.
The Bunk House was added in 1928, giving this ranch two dwellings.  A 3 bedroom, 2 bath bunk house sits under huge shade trees and near a few producing apple trees.  Two barns, hayfields, horse stalls, kennels round out this ranch in Southern Colorado.
Water rights do not come with this price, but seller will consider offers that include water. There is a bunk house build in 1928 ranch style with 1928 sf, 2/Bdr 2/Bth. Very private ranch to be shown with listing agent present or approved preview prior to taking your buyers.
This Property sits between La Veta and Weston Colorado, not far from Picketwire. The Prugatory or Purgatoire  river runs the length of the property and fills two ponds. This 100+ year old, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, house has 3 fireplaces inside and another outside on the veranda. The house has beamed ceilings, antique light fixures and a great feel of old time history.
Bring a lunch, a fishing license and pole and be prepared to spend the day exploring this Southern Colorado property. And by the way : Purgatory on the maps can be spelled either Pargatory River or Purgatoire River in  Las Animas/ Otero County
Listing agent MUST be present for all showings. Showings 48 hours in advance. Donna Phillips (719) 250 5700
DIRECTIONS: Just about mid-way between La Veta Colorado and Trinidad Colorado on the HIGHWAY OF LEGENDS, State Hwy 12. Located 20.6 miles South of LaVeta and 23.2 miles NW of Trinidad, between Stonewall and Weston.
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Originally published Nov 4,2010

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Putting the 'real' into REALTOR since 2004 Ask about vacant land, ranch land or residential properties. Loyalty and devotion are things buyers and sellers expect from their Realtor as well as the fiduciary responsibility of due diligence. Dena is a certified Ecobroker, focused on sustainability, energy efficiency and the environment and is a Certified Sales Professional from the Association of Home Builders. Specialties: A client once said "you put the 'real' into REALTOR" to me. I took it as a complement and I've been using it ever since, I'm a no nonsense kind of person. I've been helping people buy and sell real estate since 2004. Associate Broker REALTOR Certified Sales Professional (CSP) Short Sale Foreclosure Resource (SFR) Ecobroker GHSP The Fair Housing Act is a federal act in the United States intended to protect the buyer or renter of a dwelling from seller or landlord discrimination. Its primary prohibition makes it unlawful to refuse to sell, rent to, or negotiate with any person because of that person's inclusion in a protected class.
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3 Responses to Solitario in Weston Colorado : Hwy of Legends on the Purgatoire River : no longer available

  1. Wow what an awesome property! I just love that area near LaVeta!

  2. Dena Stevens says:

    It is hard to find an arguement against La Veta. The weather, the mountains, the river, the train trips …. it’s a well kept secret.

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