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Development Introduction

Located in Lake County and just minutes outside Leadville, Colorado, this 381+\- acre parcel boasts breath taking views from every direction. Alta Colorado is bordered by the continental divide on the north and west, by the Ten Mile/Mosquito mountain range on the east and the Collegiate mountain range on the south. It is framed by the peaks of a number of 14ers, with the High Mountain Valley bisected by the gold-medal fishing Arkansas River as it begins is 1,000+ mile journey to merge with the Mississippi River.


Lake County is the next logical location for businesses in the Central Mountain region of Colorado Bordering Leadville and Twin Lakes and just a short driving distance from Vail, Breckenridge, Aspen and Salida makes it a desirable location for those who want access to I-70, without the crowds. The opportunity at Alta Colorado provides development potential for 1,832 homes where 258 acres are designated for residential and 100 acres are designed for commercial.


Development Opportunity

Alta Colorado is available for a savvy developer to take the next step in introducing the
next level of housing within Leadville. Already zoned, this property is perfectly situated
to fulfill unmet housing needs in the “Greater Leadville Region.” Amenities and benefits
of developing in Alta Colorado include:

  •  Less than a 2 hour drive to downtown Denver

  •  Access to 5 Ski resorts in less than a one-hour drive

  • Growing community of 8,200 full time residents**

  • Rental rates in relation to the price of homes is much higher in Lake County than in comparison markets, encouraging tenants to become homeowners

  • Most affordable housing in the region, innovative schools, and abundant land for investment

  • There is insufficient new construction in Lake County to keep pace with the demand**

  • Alta Colorado’s back yard includes 190,000 acres of forest, mountains, rivers, trails and wilderness that allows residents to get away within minutes


**Source: Better City, Leadville Comprehensive Plan

Property Description

  • 381 Acres

  • 258 acres designated residential {4 homes allowed per acre}

  • 100 acres designated commercial {8 homes allowed per acre}

  • Potential of 1,832 homes

  • Height allowed is 35 feet with variance to 85 feet for hotel

  • Metro district established

  • Close proximity to downtown Leadville

  • Access to the District of Leadville Sewer and Water System

  • Water provided by Parkville Water with 12” line

  • Access available from Hwy 24 on north side

  • Mountain View on south

  • Streets in existing subdivisions

  • Offered at $1.50 Sq.Ft $24,000,000

For more information, please
contact your local broker or,

Stewart Voutour

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