Ophir Colorado homes for sale
Looking to move to Ophir, Colorado? Buying a house in Ophir can lead one to a whole new better way of life. Closer to nature and more in touch with ones self. We’ve got everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including Ophir, Colorado real estate. Let’s start with the basics: Ophir is located in San Miguel County. It takes a lot of grit, and good pair of ski goggles, to live in Ophir, Colorado. It can feel like you’re in the middle of nowhere, but Ophir now has high-speed Internet. It’s kind of an interesting twist to it. But I think the community is an outdoorsy group of people, so I don’t know if it has the same effect here as it does other places where it locks people behind a computer screens. The Town of Ophir sits at approximately 9,700 feet surrounded by 13,000 foot peaks. The Town has 74 homes with roughly 180 residents. Once a bustling mining town, Ophir is now a family community filled with outdoor euthasists. The Town of Ophir is a beautiful 20 minute drive south of Telluride. Colorado Gold was discovered in 1875 and the town of Ophir was established near these new discoveries. The town never grew to the size of some of its famous neighboring communities, but mining sustained a population in the hundreds for several decades. The mines were closing by 1910 and people started moving away. By the 1950’s just a few people still called Ophir home and by 1970 there was just a single remaining resident. Come join the renaissance age of Ophir, For hardy Mountain people this is as close to nirvana as it gets. Call Telluride Realty & Investment today to set up an appointment to take a closer look at Ophir with a trusted mountain real estate guide. (970) 728-3205.
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