How would you like to live in the cool summer mountains, right on the river, in a brand new luxury home, and have over $180K of VRBO income per year? (See Income Projections in MLS Documents) The Forks Retreat is a RARE residential income-generating opportunity. This 1.06-acre property is located between Dolores and Rico, just a 1-hour drive to Telluride, and has full COMMERCIAL zoning. The Commercial zoning protects the VRBO income from being be taken away in the future, as is currently happening all across the country. This property is permitted for a wide variety commercial uses - lodging, a retreat center, a rehab center, a corporate offices, a residential school, a health center, personal services, a mountain biking club, a Telluride ski lodge, etc. Please look in MLS Documents for a full list of permitted commercial uses allowed per Montezuma Land Use Code. Three brand new buildings have been constructed with sturdy detailing for investment longevity. Green building features include super-insulated buildings for low heating costs, while zero-maintenance high-end exterior materials preserve your outdoor time for recreation. There are two electric vehicle charging stations located inside the heated garage, plus 8000sf of reclaimed blue-pine beetle-kill T&G ceilings. A 1-year Builders Warranty is included. See MLS Docs for a full list of Green Bldg features. There is a 2600sf luxury Single Family Home (2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, plus a HUGE 950 sf bonus loft and full-bath upstairs) with attached 900sf 2-car garage; plus a 1500sf Guest Lodge with five (5) one-bedroom units, each with a private bathroom, living room and kitchenette; plus a 1200sf Multi-Purpose Building with a kitchen, bathroom, laundry and two large flex-use rooms. High-end finishes throughout including black granite countertops and radiant-heat stained concrete floors, large outdoor covered decks with rough-sawn post and beams, etc. All window coverings included, and the well water has tested crystal clean! The land is lush-green and flat while being surrounded by tree-covered mountains, with 5 RV hookups and plenty of parking, and the buildings are positioned to form a large central lawn for group gatherings and outdoor activities. BEST OF ALL - the property is located right next to where the Dolores and the West Dolores Rivers join! Fishing rights to the Dolores River are deeded through the subdivisions CCRs, while fishing rights and access to the West Dolores River are in perpetuity across the adjacent US Forest Service land.

  • MLS# 763509
  • Style IQWeb_Mixed Use
  • Sub-Type Resale
  • Status Active
  • Year 2019
  • Days On Site 22
SQ Feet 6,300
Story(s) 2
Units 7
Zoning COMZ - Montezuma Land Use Code
Listing Provided By:
Sharon Porter  of  R1 Colorado
this listing $1,487,000
$200,000 in 81323
this listing 6,300 SqFt
630 SqFt in 81323
this listing $236 $/SqFt
$79 $/SqFt in 81323
this listing 22 on site
245.5 on site in 81323


State CO
County Montezuma
City Dolores
Zip Code 81323
Area Montezuma County Rural NE

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