*** Listed at appraised value, as of 5/31/2018 Colorado home with acreage for sale, Delta CO This spacious Colorado home has a great combination of amenities and lifestyle, with an expansive lot, excellent views, and a beautiful setting. The home has 3, 530 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, a large family room/den, a large guest suite with kitchenette, and a beautiful 4-car detached garage. Situated on a gorgeous 2.28-acre lot, the acreage is irrigated for maximum greenery and offers excellent seclusion and privacy while still close to town. The home is served by natural gas for efficiency and low utility bills. Delta, Colorado is one of Colorado's garden spots At 5, 000 feet in elevation, this home is situated in a rural farm setting on Ash Mesa that is only 6 miles south of Delta, overlooking a verdant river valley of lush irrigated hayfields. The home is situated on the edge of a mesa âbenchâ that guarantees stunning unobstructed views of the Uncompaghre Plateau, the Grand Mesa, and the creek bottom below. The small subdivision of 6 lots is otherwise surrounded by large farm parcels of corn, hay, pinto beans, and onions. The 2.28-acre lot is beautifully landscaped with many mature trees that provide shade and privacy, watered by a pressurized underground irrigation system. The expansive patio and firepit offer a great place to relax on a summer evening. Mild year-round climate in Delta, Colorado offers great gardening With its abundant water rights, good soils, and mild year-round climate, Delta is known as one of Colorado's best gardening locations. The average growing season is 159 days, making it possible to grow outstanding garden vegetables, fruit trees, wine grapes, and other sensitive crops. Consequently, winters are mild, with lows averaging about 20 degrees and highs in the 60's. A hot summer day can break 100, but the nearby mountains beckon with cool lakes, forests, and vast meadows of wildflowers. Outstanding recreation near Delta, COâGrand Mesa, Uncompaghre Plateau, Gunnison River fishing If you're looking for mountain recreation, Delta has some outstanding opportunities. The Grand Mesa, just a half hour to the north, offers 500 square miles of National Forest lands, 300 lakes, and excellent access. The Uncompaghre Plateau is just to the west, offering outstanding big game hunting and mountain splendor. The famous San Juan mountain range is straight south, and the West Elks Wilderness is to the east. The gold medal waters of the Gunnison River offer superb fly-fishing, and trophy elk and mule deer hunting can be found in all directions. Telluride is only 1.5 hours away, and world-class skiing in Aspen and Crested Butte are just over 2 hours distant. Just north of Delta are fantastic rimrock canyons with incredible history. Just some of the recreation to be had nearby includes whitewater rafting; fly-fishing; snowmobiling; skiing; mountain biking; golf; big game hunting; waterfowl hunting; upland bird hunting; horseback riding; backpacking and hiking; and much, much more. Delta is a big small town with hospital, Super WalMart, banks, car dealers A town of 9, 000 people, Delta has an award-winning hospital with board-certified specialists, a Super WalMart, several car dealers, restaurants, theater, two large grocery stores, several banks, etc. It is the main trade center and county seat of Delta County. Property taxes are very low and the county is fiscally well run, with very little debt. Excellent airline connections can be had with Montrose County airport just 21 miles south and Grand Junction Regional Airport just 39 miles north. Both airports have excellent non-stop connections to major hubs such as Dallas, Chicago, Denver, LA, and Salt Lake City. The local electric utility, DMEA, has been tasked with extending high-speed fiber-optic lines for internet connections up to 1 gigabyte.
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