With 52 acres of unstoppable mountain views, this undeveloped northern Colorado acreage is a terrific investment/development property. Its prime location in Fort Collins (6015 S. Timberline Rd., Fort Collins, 80528), offers terrific access to the mountains and the city! This property is currently zoned for Agriculture, but the city of Fort Collins communicated LMN (low density mixed use) is what they would support in rezoning. This zoning offers the perfect opportunity to build single family homes, multifamily residences, or a mixed use project. Also available to purchase with the property are 10 shares of Home Supply and 1 share of New Mercer Ditch water rights.
With easy access to I-25, the possibilities are endless and offer the developer of this property the opportunity to market this development in a number of ways. It is situated in a terrific location and has a great deal to offer future residents:
Colorado State University is within a short 12 minute drive. This development location is great for potential students, not to mention all the events and opportunities available for cultural (music, art, theatre) and sporting events for those who don’t necessarily attend the University itself. Being a college town, Fort Collins does a great job of blending culture, opportunity and adventure for its residents.
Old Town Fort Collins is only a short 16 minute drive away and offers a variety of fun opportunities. If the area is a little reminiscent of Main Street USA at Disneyland, there is a reason for that – it was modeled after downtown Fort Collins! At any given time, visitors have the opportunity for some tasty food, great shopping and possibly even the sounds of live music in the town square.
For the nature lover, there is quick and easy access to the nearby Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area. This delicate nature area is considered an IBA (Important Bird Area) by the National Audubon Society, as it provides crucial habitat to many Colorado wildlife including bald eagles (in winter), other types of raptors, many species of shorebirds, songbirds, waterfowl, as well as coyotes, deer, and prairie dogs. There are abundant opportunities to explore the trails on the rolling prairie uplands, wetlands or tree-lined reservoir with your sketch book, camera, spotting scope, or binoculars in hand. Pelican Marsh Natural Area is also nearby and a popular place to view the American White Pelicans as they fish and rest.
There are fantastic opportunities nearby for the golfer as well. The property itself backs to Southridge Golf Club (public). Located on 128 acres, this 18 hole golf course with scenic views and challenging shots. Southridge is great for players of all abilities and includes a driving range, a chipping and putting green. Nearby Collindale Golf Course (also public) is located on 160 acres and is known for having some of the best and fastest greens in the state. It is also the home for the local U.S. Open Qualifying event.