Online 2019 Discover Visitors Guide to the ‘Cliffs
Silver Cliff, Westcliffe and Custer County Colorado
Between the majestic Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the beautiful Wet Mountains of the San Isabel National Forest, our Wet Mountain Valley is home to many who find opportunities for business as well as a wonderful quality of life. The Custer County Chamber of Commerce makes a strong presence in the community; supporting business with inquiry contacts promoting the area, business education, opportunities to present your business locally and regionally, networking and fun through Chamber-sponsored events, as well as working with other organizations to further business and tourism to our area.
About The Area
Nestled between the Wet Mountains and the Sangre de Cristo Range are the scenic towns of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff. This valley is a peaceful home for residents and a glorious get-a-way for the thousands of visitors who discover this well-kept secret.
The majestic peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains provide a panoramic backdrop for the area. It is a year-round playground for fishermen, horseback riders, cross-country skiers, hikers and climbers.
Nickname: Centennial State
Largest City: Denver
Motto: Nothing Without Providence
State Bird: Lark Bunting
State Flower: Rocky Mountain Columbine
State Tree: Colorado Blue Spruce
Highest Elevation: Mount Elbert, 14,433 Ft
1803 – The United States buys present-day eastern & central Colorado from France as part of the Louisiana Purchase
1848 – Mexico cedes the territory that is now western & southern Colorado to the United States following the end of the Mexican War
1876 – Colorado became the 38th State in the Union
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Custer County Chamber of Commerce
Spotlight Business of the Week
Watson Land Company
Watson Land Company is this weeks Spotlight Business of the Week🎉 Congratulations Elizabeth Watson and Carolyn Abraham!!
Westcliffe, Colorado-based Watson Land Company has been a top producing regional real estate business bringing great Southern Colorado ranch, homes and mountain properties to the marketplace and helping Buyers make informed purchases since 1993. Together we have a combined total of over 45 years of real estate experience. To us, the important thing is that we actively participate in and support our community. We know how to help you find the life you want whether you want to be active in the community or to be alone in the wilderness. This is one of the few places where you can do both! The most important thing to remember about each of us is that we truly love living and working in the Wet Mountain Valley and would like to share this wonderful place with you.
Elizabeth enjoys working with individuals interested in finding the quintessential Westcliffe, Colorado ranch for sale simply an extraordinary rural home or mountain property in an extraordinary location. In 1993 Elizabeth and her husband, John, and their two young children – Jane and Clarke – relocated from Pasadena, California to their ranch situated at the north end of the Wet Mountain Valley just outside the Town of Hillside the north end of the Wet Mountain Valley. They had their third child, Henry, a few years later. All three children attended Custer County Schools through high school and Elizabeth has been active as a leader in Excellence in Education and 4H. Elizabeth is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Prior to forming Watson Land was a broker associate focusing on luxury home sales with Pasadena, California based William Wilson Company, a Christie’s affiliate.
Carolyn discovered the Wet Mountain Valley 35 years ago in connection with a horseback camping trip into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The beauty and lifestyle of the area led Carolyn, her husband and two boys to relocate to Westcliffe a year later. Carolyn learned the business with Colorado Springs-based Merritt Group and later was affiliated with the National brokerage United Country Real Estate. Carolyn is a long time equine enthusiast and she is excited to share with clients from her longtime real estate experience and informed knowledge of all the recreational pursuits to be found in the Wet Mountain valley.
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