This lovely 40 acre parcel offers a peaceful private setting yet is just minutes to the historic ranching town of Norwood. You have a mix of pine and cedar trees, combined with open meadows, and topped off with snow capped mountain views - Lone Cone Mountain to the immediate south, the San Juan Mountains to the east, the LaSals in Utah to the west and the Uncompahgre Plateau visible just past the green fields in the valley. The Lone Cone Creek meanders along the western edge of the property, with the Uncompahgre National Forest starting at the southwest tip and ready access to the Thunder Trails system. Power and phone are available, no HOA, and the road is a year round county maintained road. The Wrights Mesa region is a year round outdoor playground. Riding and recreational opportunities abound, with endless miles of the public lands. Excellent lakes and the San Miguel River offer highly acclaimed fishing opportunities, as well as attracting some of the best bird watching in the region. Ride your mountain bike along the new Thunder Trails and Burn Canyon systems - some of the best outside Moab! Brilliant stargazing nightly in this Dark Sky Community. Cross-country ski, snowmobile, kayak, bike the area trails, or just relax at home and enjoy the spectacular views. The vibrant, historic ranching town of Norwood is just minutes away and offers groceries, gas, restaurants and supplies. Telluride, with its legendary skiing, golf and Mountain Village Resort is in full swing both summer and winter, and is located just a 45 minute drive along the scenic San Miguel River. Gateway Canyons Resort and Moab, Utah are within easy driving distance along the Unaweep Tabegauche Scenic Byway.