Discovering Capitol Reef and Grover, Utah

March 26, 2020

We recently had a client approach us with some beautiful properties for sale in Grover, Utah. Grover, Utah? Have you ever heard of it? We took a drive down to this area of Southern Utah to check out the properties and discover for ourselves what this beautiful area has to offer.

Near Capitol Reef, Grover, Utah is a small and rural ranching community that sits just outside of the Dixie National Forest. It’s boundaries are roughly made up of two creeks which are tributaries of the Fremont River, and Boulder Mountain. The scenic area has been a popular spot for vacation homes and its economy has recently has seen a boom from tourism. The Hale Family Theatre, one of several theater companies run by the family of Ruth Hale, produces plays through the summer months in a rustic barn theater at the family’s Grover ranch.[7]”

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Boulder Mountain views

Just south of Grover lies Boulder Mountain, a beautiful forested mountain with over 50,000 acres of densely forested terrain overlooking the cliffs and canyons of Capitol Reef National Park… the heart of Utah’s Canyon Country.

Boulder Mountain is an area with over 80 lakes and small streams running down its slopes, making it a great area for fishing. With ATV and hiking trails and areas to take off backpacking for days, it’s an outdoorsy person’s dream.

Capitol Reef National Park is a treasure trove of stunning geographical features, like Cathedral Valley and the Waterpocket Fold.

There is extensive hiking, biking, ATV trails and rugged camping for miles and miles. Capitol Reef and the surrounding areas were the home of the ancient Fremont or Anasazi Indian Tribes. They lived in this area from 1050- 1200 AD and their ruins and histories are embedded in the lands. South of Grover ( a 40 minute drive) is Boulder, Utah where the Anasazi State Park contains an Anasazi village and a museum with thousands of artifacts. Boulder is also home to the famous, Hell’s Backbone Grill , a James Beard Award nominated restaurant that offers organic, seasonal, farm to table dining.

This area is off the beaten path but doesn’t lack in amazing places to explore and get lost in. Owning a parcel of land in one of the most beautiful areas of the entire world, is an opportunity of a lifetime.

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Capitol Reef: The Waterpocket Fold
Capitol Reef: Cathedral Valley

The three properties for sale are nestled amongst Pinon Pines and mature Juniper trees near Boulder Mountain. Each plot has a distinctive view, terrain and feel that is unaltered and unobstructed by any man-made structures. The only obstructions are trees and hills! These plots range in acreage from 4.6 to 8.5 acres. The CC&R’s are aimed at preserving the areas pristine nature, dark skies and unobstructed views. This is an ideal opportunity for folks looking for a slow paced lifestyle surrounded by nature or for someone looking for a second home away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Electricity is connected to an adjacent plot. Wells for water need to be drilled. The plots of land range in price from 155k to 230k and contractors are available and ready to build in the area within the specific CC&R guidelines.

Check out the properties on our MLS or let us show them to you in person by calling (801) 604-6440

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A view from one of the plots of land for sale in Grover, Utah- SEE THIS properties MLS listing here.
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A view from another plot of land for sale in Grover, Utah looking towards Boulder and Lion Mtns. See this properties MLS LISTING HERE
A view from the 8.5 acre lot for sale in Grover, Utah. See MLS LISTING HERE
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