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Creede is my new favorite place!

I want you to join me here and discover the beauty and magnificence it offers. I will add to this page as I discover more, but wanted to jot down my initial thoughts here so you can get an idea of why I love the place.

I discovered Creede in 2018 when I helped some friends sell their condo in another part of Colorado, and then they moved to Creede.

It only took me 15 years of living in Colorado to find Creede! -Kristin

So why would you want to visit, live, retire, or work in Creede?

“Undiscovered” rural gem!

Geologically significant and absolutely beautiful!

The rock formations remind me of Sedona, only here they are more breathtaking and varied

Old mining town, silver, gold, amethyst-Colorado’s “Last Boom Town”

95 % National Forest

Sustainable for generations with regards to water supply

Creede is in Mineral County, where the headwaters of the Rio Grande River are situated

Water rights included as part of purchase of properties

Quiet

Dark skies at night

Abundant hiking, wildlife and outdoor opportunities

1 hour to Ski, Wolf Creek

30 minutes to Golf, South Fork, Rio Grande Club & Resort

Small town life

2nd least populated county in Colorado, 800 people

Distinct tourist season-Memorial Day to Labor Day

Wave hello while driving!

Farmer’s market every Friday

NO stop lights!

Established Artist community

+Stephen Quiller, watercolor artist and instructor https://www.quillergallery.com/

+Pam Houston, author and instructor https://pamhouston.net/about

+Local artists make money-Quick Draw, multiple art galleries 

+Creede Repertory Theater https://creederep.org/ Equity Theater

+Some famous celebrities often ‘hide out’ here

+John Wayne helped build the runway in 1976 when he was here filming “The Shootist”

+The Lone Ranger with Johnny Depp filmed in 2012

LGBTQIA Friendly & Inclusive

Colorado has legal protections for LGBTQIA in ALL THINGS–housing, healthcare, you name it

Creede is surprisingly DIVERSE for a rural community!

Discrimination is everywhere, but here there are a lot of allies 

Pride parade!

Gay/Straight Alliance at the K-12 where there are approximately 80 students

Silver Thread Public Health is very inclusive, open, and affirming

Already a small population of LGBTQIA people

Challenges and Opportunities for Creede

Situated at 8799 feet of elevation

Winters can be harsh, but plenty of sunshine

Risk of wildfire-last major one was in 2013

Wildfire smoke threat is always a factor to consider. Last large wildfire was in 2013, “West Fork Complex”

Isolation vs. Introvert Paradise

Far from major medical & airport-Alamosa is 1.5 hours away

Aging in place issues

Ice & snow, walkability

Facilities & Medical Services

Opportunities for helping locals to age in place therefore exist. There are many local residents over 65, and many over the age of 80, who are living well at elevation.

Shortage of workforce housing for the locals, opportunities for development & building.

The environmental sustainability of the area due to a warming planet makes the area a viable option for future generations.

 

Exploring the Charms of Creede, Colorado: A Hidden Gem in the Rocky Mountains

 

Nestled within the majestic San Juan Mountains, Creede, Colorado, stands as a picturesque testament to the natural beauty and rich history that the Rocky Mountain region has to offer. This quaint town, with its vibrant arts scene, outdoor adventures, and friendly community, invites visitors to experience the allure of small-town charm against a stunning mountain backdrop.

 

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**Discovering Creede's Rich History:**

 

Creede boasts a fascinating history that dates back to the late 19th century when silver was discovered in the area. Once a booming mining town, Creede's historic district today preserves the remnants of its mining past, offering visitors a glimpse into the town's intriguing heritage. The Creede Historical Museum, housed in a former train depot, provides a comprehensive journey through the town's evolution, from its mining heydays to its present-day artistic revival.

 

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**The Arts Scene:**

 

While Creede may be small in size, it's big on creativity. The town is renowned for its thriving arts community, attracting artists and art enthusiasts alike. The Creede Repertory Theatre, a nationally acclaimed professional theatre company, brings the streets to life with an array of performances throughout the year. The combination of talented actors and the stunning backdrop of the Rockies creates an unforgettable theatrical experience.

 

Art galleries dot the streets, showcasing the works of local artists inspired by the surrounding landscapes. From paintings to sculptures, the artistic expressions found in Creede mirror the town's natural beauty.

 

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**Outdoor Adventures:**

 

For those drawn to the great outdoors, Creede offers a playground of recreational opportunities. The Rio Grande River flows nearby, providing a haven for fishing enthusiasts and rafting adventurers. Scenic trails crisscross the surrounding mountains, beckoning hikers and nature lovers to explore the breathtaking vistas that unfold at every turn.

 

In the winter, the region transforms into a snow-covered wonderland, inviting skiers and snowmobilers to experience the thrill of gliding down powdery slopes. With an abundance of wildlife and pristine wilderness, Creede is a haven for those seeking solace and adventure in equal measure.

 

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**Charming Downtown and Local Cuisine:**

 

Creede's downtown exudes charm, with its historic architecture, locally-owned shops, and friendly locals. Stroll along Main Street and explore the unique boutiques, art galleries, and antique shops that contribute to the town's distinctive character.

 

When it comes to dining, Creede's restaurants offer a diverse range of culinary delights. From hearty mountain fare to gourmet cuisine, the local eateries cater to various tastes. Savor a delicious meal while taking in panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

 

Creede, Colorado, stands as a testament to the harmonious blend of history, arts, and outdoor adventure. Whether you're captivated by the town's rich mining history, enchanted by the artistic vibrancy, or seeking outdoor thrills in the Rockies, Creede welcomes visitors with open arms. It's a destination that captures the heart and soul of the Rocky Mountains, leaving an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to explore its hidden treasures.

 

Call/text/email me anytime for a personal tour. I will help you find a place to stay – hotel, airbnb, or a campsite.

Newest Creede Homes and Condos for Sale

$149,000
810777 MLS
Nestled within the picturesque landscape of Creede, the corner lot, situated in a highly desirable upscale neighborhood, a flat lot with utilities ready to tie in. Conveniently located within the city limits and facing an historical green open space, imagine a serene environment with unobstructed vistas to the west. As one of the last available lots for sale in the neighborhood, it is a very level and flat location that minimizes costs for tying into sewer, water, and power utilities. Architectural guidelines are in place to preserve the Western spirit of the neighborhood while promoting historical preservation and energy efficiency. Whether you choose to collaborate with the developer or bring your own team of architects and builders, designing your dream home will be a seamless and enjoyable experience. Start planning now to begin building this summer. Creede, a historic mining town turned vibrant mountain community, offers residents a unique blend of small-town charm and modern amenities. Explore the charming downtown area, where historic buildings house quaint shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. From the acclaimed performances at the Creede Repertory Theater to the engaging cultural events organized by the Ladies Aid Organization, there's always something to explore and experience in this charming mountain town. For outdoor enthusiasts, Creede serves as a gateway to a wealth of recreational opportunities. Just an hour's drive away lies the renowned Wolf Creek Ski Area, known for its legendary snowfall and pristine powder. Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling-- the possibilities for winter adventure are endless. In addition to winter sports, the surrounding area offers abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation year-round. Hunting enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity to Game Management Unit (GMU) 78, known for its elk, deer, & sheep populations and excellent hunting opportunities. Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages the area, ensuring sustainable hunting practices and preserving the natural beauty of the region. The headwaters of the Rio Grande are located in Mineral County, 45 minutes from this lot, with ample fishing, camping, leaf peeping, day drives, hiking, mountain biking & birding! Lake City is just an hour away, and well worth the scenic drive. Plenty of festivals starting in May, Creede is known for its 4th of July Parade in the summer and Chocolate Festival in the fall. Beyond outdoor adventure, Creede is renowned for its stunning natural beauty and abundant wildlife. The region is a haven for birdwatchers, with a variety of migratory birds passing through during the spring and fall seasons. Witness the breathtaking spectacle of fall foliage as the mountains are painted in vibrant hues of red, orange, and gold, making it the perfect time for leaf peeping and scenic drives. Wildlife enthusiasts will delight in spotting deer, elk, chipmunks, and other native species roaming freely in their natural habitat. In recognition of its pristine skies, Creede has been designated as a Dark Sky Community by the International Dark-Sky Association, providing residents with unparalleled stargazing opportunities and a deeper connection to the natural world. For those traveling from afar, the Alamosa airport is just 1.5 hours away, offering connections to major cities and beyond. Alternatively, private aircraft owners can enjoy the convenience of the jet-rated runway at Creede Mineral County Airport (C24). Wolf Creek Ski Area is 1 hour away, ample fishing in Gold Medal waters on the Rio Grande run through the county, and the geology of the area is very significant and breathtaking. Home to one of the largest and oldest volcanoes in the world, draw-jopping views of distinctive cliffs are around every corner.With its dog-friendly community, miles of hiking and biking trails, &close proximity to world-class skiing and outdoor recreation, 303 Rue La Fong Lane is the ideal location to build your dream home.

303 Rue La Fong, Creede

$149,000
7172382 MLS
In the heart of an upscale neighborhood above downtown Creede, this corner lot with unobstructed western views is low maintenance & ready to build. Within the city limits and facing an historical green open space, the lot offers a serene setting with vistas that will remain unchanged. Among the last available for sale in the neighborhood, the level & flat site has easy tie-in to sewer, water, and power-minimizing construction costs. Architectural guidelines uphold the area's western spirit, promoting historical preservation and energy efficiency. Collaborate with the developer, or hire your own team, designing your dream home is a seamless process. Imagine returning from outdoor adventures to watch the sunset over the hills, surrounded by abundant wildlife including deer, birds, and chipmunks. Embrace the close-knit community of Creede, enriched by its vibrant arts scene, cultural events, and diverse mix of residents. With its dog-friendly community, miles of hiking & biking trails, close proximity to world-class skiing, fishing, golfing, hunting, it’s the ideal location to build your dream home and immerse yourself in the beauty and adventure of mountain living in Colorado. Creede is renowned for its stunning geologic formations, rockhounding, and gold & silver mining history. A haven for birdwatchers, a variety of migratory birds pass through during the spring & fall seasons. Witness the breathtaking spectacle of fall foliage with vibrant hues of red, orange, and gold, making it the perfect place for leaf peeping and scenic drives. Spot deer, elk, chipmunks,&other native species roaming freely in the neighborhood. A Dark Sky Community, provides residents with breathtaking stargazing opportunities and a deeper connection to the natural world. 1 hour to Wolf Creek Ski Area. Fly into Alamosa Airport (ALS) 1.5 hours away, or to the private jetway at Creede (C24). The drive to Creede is well worth escaping the heat for summer temps-lows in 30s at night & highs in 70s.

303 Rue La Fong Lane, Creede

$1,350,000
2 Beds 3 Baths 810617 MLS
Discover the pinnacle of mountain living first hand in this amazing log home constructed in the style of Swedish Cope. Upon entering this home, the warm features of log, timber and wood work throughout are inviting and comfortable. Some details include mortise and tenon timber framing, decorative log handrails, Aspen doors, T&G and 1/2 Batten board walls, and wood flooring. The Main floor features an open floor plan that marries style and function integrating the kitchen and dining area with an enclosed sun room which leads out to the wrap deck. The Primary bedroom is on this level with an additional bedroom and full bath. The loft space is open and airy with surrounding windows for exceptional views. This space is currently used as an additional sleeping space and office. Particular detail is given to the cathedral ceiling with logs meeting in the center for a spectacular work of art. The finished basement has a secondary living space with sleeping area and full bath as well. There is access to the patio at this level walking out to the yard. The large utility room is multi-functional and there is a separate mechanical room which houses the Navien in floor heating and water heating system. The luxury furniture, furnishings and bedding pass with the sale of the home with a few exceptions. The large detached garage features an adjoining heated space with a loft. The 5 acres are all fenced in and the landscaping is mature with recent improvements last summer. This location is unparalleled with fishing rights access to the Rio Grande River and practically bordering NF. Love Lake is just a drive up the road. ATV from property, STR's allowed as no HOA or covenants.

2250 Middle Creek, Creede

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