10 Reasons to Buy a Utah Mountain Home

From the promise of a fruitful real estate market to unbeatable ski resort access, buying a Utah mountain home is, financially, physically and relationally, perhaps the best investment one can make. While Summit Creek is renowned for offering luxury real estate, this is but one component of a full life amidst the mountains.



Healthier & Longer Life

An enlightening recent study found that living in a mountain town at higher altitudes, where oxygen levels are lower, induces physiological changes in the body that may actually lead to better heart health, lower risk of heart disease, and overall increased life expectancy. Another supports the claim that higher altitudes are linked to weight loss. It’s plain to see, Utah mountain homes simply go hand-in-hand with a healthier, more active lifestyles and, ultimately, a higher quality of life.

Real Estate Investment

Investing in a luxury home requires careful consideration of many factors, one of which is the local market condition. Prospective buyers will find that Utah’s market conditions significantly support home-buying amidst its mountainous terrain; the “Silicon Slopes” tech boom is correlated with the recent and record-high increase in Utah home sales, which lead the state to be rated as one of Zillow’s “Top 10 Fastest Growing Housing Markets in 2016” and Realtor.com’s “Top 25 Markets for 2017.”

Best Ski Slopes

Utah mountain home owners have premier access to some of the country’s best ski slopes and mountain recreation. Less than one hour from Summit Creek lies Sundance Ski Resort’s world-class skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, and the independent Sundance Film Festival. Summer visits promise fun for the whole family, including zip lining, summer camps and an alpine slide.


For those seeking lasting and memorable experiences, there’s evidence to believe the mountains is where you should be. A recent HomeAway study on what makes vacation memorable found the mountains to be the #1 most memorable destination for vacation when compared to cities, small-towns, beaches and amusement parks. Our home, Summit Creek, is the ideal setting to get away from the hustle and bustle of urban life, and create lasting family memories.


Endless Recreation

Utah is far more than a wintertime destination; year round activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, and boating, make it the ideal place to reside throughout all four seasons. Surrounding Summit Creek alone, the recreational opportunities are endless, from fly-fishing on the Provo River to hiking and biking through the Payson Canyon trails, to boating on Utah Lake or Deer Creek Reservoir— there’s no shortage of ways to get active in fresh air all year long.

Nearby Cities

While enjoying a front-row seat to breathtaking vistas of the Wasatch Mountains, residents of Summit Creek will find ample access to nearby shopping and dining, as well as local entertainment. The neighboring towns of Provo, Payson, Orem and Springville, have something for every interest; from local art museums, performing arts shows, and shopping to numerous eateries including local, healthy restaurants, sushi, burgers and hand-made ice cream.

National Parks

Utah is home to five astounding national parks including, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and Arches National Park. Each year, millions of visitors travel from around the world to hike, bike, raft, picnic, walk, horseback ride, explore, and stargaze through these marvelous wonders. All accessible from Summit Creek in just a day trip, Utah residents have the incredible opportunity to see all five breathtaking parks in their home state, any time of the year.


Not only was Utah ranked one of the safest states in the country by a recent study, it is home to many top-ranked universities and schools. Residents of Summit Creek are just a short drive from nearby elementary, middle and high schools, as well as renowned Brigham Young University—a culture hub for the community—and the University of Utah. In addition to excellent educational opportunities, the neighborhood promotes a healthy lifestyle, offering plenty of activities for kids to play, explore, and get active outside.

Sense of Community

Summit Creek’s close-knit community is bound by an appreciation for their untrammeled natural surroundings. Residents find quality of life in like-minded neighbors with authentic values amidst luxurious mountain homes that complement, rather than contrast, their surroundings. They seize the opportunity to engage with nearby families and friends at the community’s Loafer Clubhouse, Fitness Center, community trails, and The Overlook.

Luxury Living

Custom mountain homes, like those at Summit Creek, are thoughtfully placed within the surrounding scenery. The homes feature modern and elegant interior design with rustic hardwood floors, vast windows, and state-of-the-art appliances and furnishings. The ultimate fusion of nature and luxury, these homes bring modern architecture and five-star amenities, to the unmatched views and vistas of the Wasatch Range and beyond.

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