Cedargate subdivision is just a few minutes north of Salida on Hwy 291. Some lots are right on the Arkansas River, and all lots have access to the river via an easement. Homes start at $289,000, and a few lots are still available.
Pinon Hills is one of the best known subdivisions north of Salida. Amazing views of Salida, the surrounding valley make this the best location in the area. Lots are still available starting at $60,000, homes from $170,000. Lot sizes, 2 acres or less.
Shikoba Acres is a brand new subdivision just to the North of Salida. Great flat building sites, priced $92,500-$99,500. Super location with great views, and very convenient to Salida make this one of the best new homesites in the valley.
Ute Heights is a small subdivision on Chaffee County Road 178. Lot sizes from 1.25 to 2.5 acres. A few vacant lots are still available, starting at $120,000. Completed homes start in the low 300s and go up.
Shavano Estates is a small subdivision just off Highway 50 on the west end of Salida. A nice wide paved loop road makes this an ideal starter home development that is very child-friendly. The homes are relatively small and neat with good landscaping. Homes start at $190,000.
Starbuck Dairy subdivision is located directly off Highway 50 on the west side of Salida. It is within walking distance of some restaurants and shopping and is only a short drive from historic downtown Salida. This is a newer subdivision with many commercial, residential single and duplex lots still available. Home packages start at $239,000.
Cameron Meadows is a small subdivision just off Highway 285 north of Poncha Springs. Created by Pinon Development, this subdivision offers several home plans, all “Built Green” by local builders. Homes start at $400,000 and include the price of the lot.
This is a very small residential development on the edge of Salida proper. It consists of a single cul-de-sac with about a dozen single and two family homes. The homes are recently constructed, but old enough to have mature landscaping. Pricing and availability varies as the development is no longer expanding.
Saddle Ridge Ranch, a few miles north of Poncha Springs, offers the best of both worlds : a flat easy-to-build section, and a rugged section with more private building sites. Both areas have great views of Mt. Shavano and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Lots start at $179,000, completed homes start around $800,000.
Windmill Ranch Estates is a small development just north of Poncha Springs. Most of the lots are 2 acres, and all feature unbelievable views of Mt. Shavano, the Sangre de Cristos and the rest of the Arkansas River Valley. Lots start at $99,000 and constructed homes at $400,000.