WATER
Uptop has a re-instated commercial well that allows 646,000 gallon feet per year. (New commercial wells only allow 180,000 gallon feet.)

SEPTIC
There are two new septic systems for current and future buildings, allowing for countless growth opportunities.

HIGHOVER RANCH
120 acres adjacent to the 40-acre historical site offers a prime home site location with electricty available and has incredible views of the southern Rocky Mountains and Spanish Peaks. Custom home packages are available.

MINERALS
Uptop retains all its mineral rights — a rarity in the area.

ACCESSIBILTY
Easily reachable year-round, via County Road 443, which has two entrances off the Hwy 160 (4-wheel drive is not necessary). The County conscientiously plows the road in the winter.

LOCAL SERVICES
La Veta offers an excellent K-12 public school with active sports for boys and girls. The Spanish Peaks Regional Hospital, Emergency Room, Veteran's Nursing Home, and three Medical Clinics are a 15 minute drive. Both La Veta and Walsenburg have outstanding Fire and EMS services. There are four grocery stores, two discount stores and multiple gas stations within 15 minutes.


LOCAL ATTRACTIONS
Spanish Peaks Country offers superb hiking and camping, fishing , horseback riding, bird watching and rafting. Plus there is Grandote Peaks Golf, an 18-hole Weiskoph course in a magnificent setting. Nearby are the Great Sand Dunes and several natural hot springs. Museums, art galleries, antique shops, inns, B&B's, restaurants, music events, and train rides can all be found on Chamber sites for La Veta, Walsenburg, Fort Garland, and Alamosa.

CLIMATE
Uptop is warmer in winter than Colorado’s mountainous interior and cooler in summer than the scorching plains. Temperatures fall below freezing only for short spells in winter and daytime temperatures are most often in the 50's and 60's. The area’s big snows come mostly in late spring but melt quickly.

POSSIBILITIES
This Historic Property has many possibilities: Family Home/Retreat; Business Retreat Center; Health Retreat; Restaurant & Dance Venue; Historic Tourist Venue with cabins; Hunting Lodge; Wedding Venue