Situated just 2 miles up Silver Pick road and along Big Bear Creek is this 78 acre parcel of vacant mountain land. The land features 1200 ft of river frontage, plenty of mature trees, and a natural seasonal waterfall running through the property. This is a great opportunity to build your dream home or cabin, with the option to subdivide the land into two 35-acre parcels. There is no current domestic water or well. As required by the county, an engineered bridge will need to be built for any home building project that takes place. Currently, there is a cleared flat spot just above the road, a small shed, and a solar power setup. The property boundary starts across the road at 8,300 feet in elevation and stretches to the top of the eastern hillside and Wilson Mesa too about 9,360 feet. As you climb in elevation, gorgeous views of Mount Wilson and surrounding peaks appear.
The property borders thousands of acres of public land and is located in GMU 70 for over the counter Elk tags. Hunting in GMU 70 is excellent for both Elk and mule Deer. The land is sloped terrain and blanketed in pinyon-juniper
Big Bear Creek is a year-round stream known for its beautiful meandering curves and mature foliage. The dirt road gives access to nearby trailheads and provides access to many popular hiking and biking trails. in the Lizard Head Wilderness. Located nearby is Wilson Mesa and Sunshine Mesa. Access to hiking trails such as Fowler Peak, Mount Wilson, and Sunshine Mountain are just up the road.
Telluride is known for its legendary ski terrain, scenic beauty, and small-town charm. Just 11 miles away, Telluride is regarded as one of the premier mountain resorts in North America. Both downtown Telluride and Mountain Village are a short drive. The closest airport, Telluride Regional Airport, is 10 miles away while the next closest fly-in is Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ), which is just over an hour drive. Ridgway is 40 minutes away, while the town of Ouray, with its world famous hot springs, is just under an hour's drive from the property.