38 Acres

Dry Cabin with Incredible Views For Sale in Colorado

1438 53 1/2 Road, Mesa, Colorado 81643 | Mesa County



Colorado vacant land with 360-degree views of landmarks such as the Grand Mesa National Forest, Battlements, Book Cliff Mountain ranges known for wild horse sanctuaries, Land’s End and Chalk Mountain with Powderhorn Ski Resort in the distance. Within minutes from the historic western town of Collbran and the beautiful Plateau Valley this property sits on the Sunnyside Mountain Range. A short drive from I-70 corridor, along the scenic routes of Hwys 65 and 330 brings you to this 40-acre parcel with a dry cabin. This parcel is surrounded by wildlife, natural terrain, rock croppings, ridges and cedar trees. Secluded and private for hunting, camping, or just a quiet getaway. Bring your family, your livestock and your vision to enjoy lots of room beneath Colorado blue skies and star studded nights.


History is alive in the Plateau Valley with homestead ranches and generational ranching families. Within minutes from this property the community of Mesa offers restaurants, a community center, salon, churches, PO, RV Park with a C-store and cabin rentals, local produce market, fire department, and lots of friendly residents. Nearby Collbran is a historical town with some of the original structures founded in 1908. Many of these buildings present an old time western front along with modern building to house the businesses-- a bank, grocery store, post office, restaurants, a fitness center, library, gift shops, motels, auditorium, churches, hardware store, police and fire department, realty office, a weed control service, Forest Service, a feed and supply store, automotive store, schools, medical and emergency clinic, vet services, therapy center and diner that offer additional services for the communities. 4H and FFA and school events are supported with commitment and enthusiasm from everyone. Area activities include Collbran Heritage Days, Cowboy Christmas, many rodeos, and an occasional cattle drive through town and country roads. A short scenic drive to I-70 takes you to Grand Junction with adjoining towns of Palisade, Clifton, Grand Junction, and Fruita that span several miles along I-70 with major shopping, colleges, schools, hospitals, regional airport, and more amenities for residential and business needs. Stop at any one of the museums or visitor centers to learn more about the history and what the region has to offer. The area is known for its mild winters, sunny days, and all year recreation from the high desert to the nearby mountaintops.


The Western Slope of Colorado offers a variety of recreation for all interests and ages. Drive highway 65, aka as the scenic byway over Grand Mesa, is the world’s largest flattop mountain. With over 300 lakes, Grand Mesa offers fishing and boating, campgrounds, and lodges, hunting districts, hiking, ATV, and biking trails, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling. Birdwatching and wildlife viewing provide photographic opportunities for the professional or amateur photographer. Powderhorn Ski Resort offers winter and summer activities. Enjoy all skill levels on the slopes with skiing, snowboarding in the winter and biking, hiking trails in the summer. A lodge, condos, restaurant, and many other attractions add to the resort fun. Travel Highway 330 to Collbran and the Vega State Park. Enjoy over 1800 acres of year-round recreational activities. Camping sites, hiking trails and mountain ranges surround Vega Reservoir offering fishing and boating, or a chance to view and relax along the shore of rippling clear mountain waters behind the Vega dam. Vega Lodge offers cabin rentals, restaurant, and much more. Highway 65 winds through the scenic Plateau Canyon to access I-70 and the high deserts surrounding Grand Junction and adjoining communities known for hiking and biking trails, dinosaur digs, sports events, seasonal festivals, golf courses and country clubs, and farmer’s markets. The Colorado National Monument is a landmark with a rimrock drive to explore rock formations, wildlife, horticulture, and bird watching. Orchards, farm grounds spread across the valley with adjoining towns of Palisade, Fruita, Clifton, Orchard Mesa, and Fruitvale. Cowboy and early settler history abound with tales and true experiences whether in the mind or fact abound on the Western Slope of Colorado.

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Property Details

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  1438 53 1/2 Road





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  Real Colorado Properties