Covering 8,000 square miles, the San Luis Valley is the world’s largest alpine valley and is home to Colorado’s oldest town. With awe inspiring views of the snow-capped 14,000 foot Mt. Blanca in the distance, the charming town of San Luis exudes the rugged charm of the southern Colorado wilderness. Experience first hand the inspiring mountain views, fresh air and long range vistas of this Colorado ranch and equestrian friendly real estate.
A picturesque and historic town, San Luis is located on Hwy. 159, thirty-five miles southeast of Alamosa, with a population of just under 1,000 full-time residents. The setting is simply stunning- surrounded by lush green meadows at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and near to the Sanchez Reservoir and Sanchez State Wildlife Area. This Colorado mountain and lake view property is just 30 minutes from world class skiing and snowboarding and a scenic hour’s drive to the renowned slopes of Taos, New Mexico. The area is also known for excellent big game hunting and sport fishing on the Conejos River and the Sanchez Reservoir. Many residents and visitors love to spend sun soaked days exploring the nearby Great Sand Dunes National Park.
Situated at an elevation of more than 8,000 feet above sea level, San Luis is a high desert oasis that is simply perfect for outdoor and horseback riding enthusiasts. The town’s newest community is Mountain Lake Ranch, a highly affordable ranch development offering generous 35+ acre properties featuring unmatched views and privacy.
With extraordinary natural attractions and picture post-card scenery, San Luis and the surrounding region is the ultimate southwest escape for your ideal Colorado second home, vacation home or retirement destination.