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9.75± Acres
Delta County, Colorado

Colorado Mountain Land with Residential Water Rights for Sale

ID: 49994
Status: Available
Price: $1,250,000
Acres: 9.75±
Price Per Acre: $128,205
Type: Recreational Land, Residential Property, Undeveloped Land, Business Opportunity
Address: TBD Sunshine Mesa Road
City, State: Hotchkiss, Colorado
County: Delta
ZIP Code: 81419
Presented By: Jake Hubbell


Mountain Land with Deeded Residential Water Rights for Sale in Colorado 

We've all heard the old saying, "whiskey's for drinkin', water's for fightin'." When it comes to the most precious commodities in the mountain west, water ranks #1. This property is unique in that regard. A beautiful parcel of land located between Hotchkiss and Paonia Colorado, with over 6 adjudicated springs pouring out of the hillside. This is a stunning building location for multiple homes, but the real value of this asset comes in the legal work that has been done to secure the water rights that populate on this property, and make them marketable for additional residential uses. 

Quick Details: 

  • 9.75+- Acres Located on Sunshine Road
  • 5 Adjudicated Springs 

    • 115 GPM Flows
    • Potential to serve 463 to 1,389 taps *buyer to verify information per documents provided* 

  • 8 Ponds 
  • Irrigation Water Rights 
  • Commercial Water Rights - 100,000 gallons/day 
  • Year-Round Stock Water 
  • Incredible Stocked Pond Trout Fishing 
  • Comprehensive Legal work completed by local water attorney

Adjudicated Water Rights for Sale for Residential and Commercial Use 

Sunshine Springs is an incredibly diverse property that offers homesites, lifestyle, recreation, incredible fishing, and long-term income potential all in one 9.75-acre parcel. The property has three different springs gushing crystal-clear water into a series of 8 cascading ponds stocked with trophy trout. The property has a very diverse set of perfected water rights that can serve a wide variety of uses, including commercial, agricultural, and residential. The water rights have been adjudicated through a series of court decrees and they are abundant and far-reaching, with the ability to serve possibly dozens or even hundreds of homes, commercial uses, and irrigation. The casual buyer can't understand the breadth of these water rights without serious study--this property requires in-depth study and consultation with water attorneys. It is a long-term investment property that could have huge rewards. 

Additional Information


  • mule deer
  • small game
  • turkey
  • waterfowl


  • fishing

water access

  • pond


  • water

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