TAOS NEW MEXICO  land for sale in                                                            

 Rio Grande Estates

COUNTY:  Taos
GENERAL LOCATION:  about 3 & 1/2 miles South of Costilla and 3 miles west of Hiway 22
DRIVING DIRECTIONS:
GENERAL INFORMATION:  Wide Open New Mexico Land.  RVs, Mobile Homes, and Modulars are allowed. The climate in this is a very pleasurable one. The most notable item is approximately 300+ days of sunshine and clear blue skies. Llocated in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, where the open sagebrush and pinyon-juniper country meets ponderosa pine foothills. The elevation of the Tres Piedras Ranger District ranges from 7,000 feet to 11,000 feet, and the vegetation communities change with the changes in elevation. Open sagebrush and pinyon / juniper dominates in the lower elevations from 7000-8000 feet, at which point ponderosa pine ranges from 8000 to 9000 feet. Above 9000 feet, fir and spruce communities dominate the landscape. Aspen is fairly common at all elevations above 8000 feet.

The four seasons are distinct, yet the climate in the local area is fairly mild without extreme temperatures in either summer or winter. Summers are fairly mild, with average daytime temperatures in the 70's and 80's, and nighttime lows in the 40's and 50's. Winter temperatures during the daytime can reach as high as 50 and 60 degrees with sunshine, though nighttime lows can be in the single digits. Spring and Fall is very pleasant, with cool nighttime temperatures, and daytime temperatures ranging from 50 to 70 degrees. Annual precipitation is approximately 14".

Northern New Mexico typically has a summer monsoon season lasting from mid-July to mid-August. Annual fluctuations in weather patterns aside, summer rains are usually afternoon thunderstorm that are shortlived. Winter snow storms can bring several inches at one time, with occasional snowfall exceeding several feet in higher elevations.

GENERAL ELEVATION: approx. 7700
TYPE OF TERRAIN: level - rolling
ZONING:  residential
POWER: unknown
PHONE: unknown
WATER: no. must install
SEWER: no. must install if you build
ROADS:  yes. dirt. and road easemants
CLOSING/DOC.  FEES: $89 includes filing fees
TIME LIMIT TO BUILD:  none
ASSOCIATION DUES: none
PLAT MAP:  Map Link
Property taxes: $7-$10 a year
TITLE INFORMATION: Free and Clear
   

Rio Grande Estates
Unit BLOCK LOT # notes approx. size $$$
1 9 57, 58 2 adjoining lots 1/4 acre each = 1/2 ac total $1500 must be sold together
1 8 60*   1/4 acre $700

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