There’s no better feeling than looking down onto the cityscape from above while being surrounded by wildlife. If that sounds like your style, then turn your attention to mountain homes that offer stunning views, an aura of peacefulness and a whole lot of nature.
Utah’s four distinct seasons make mountain living even more special, as you’re able to experience the natural beauty of spring, summer, autumn and winter from a location that gives you front-row seats to nature’s spectacle.
And while the idea of a mountain home may typically make you think of wood craftsmanship, stone features and rustic elements, there are many different styles of homes you can find in the mountains, including log cabins, brick homes and even ultra-modern architecture. But no matter the style, they all share one thing in common: they complement their earthy surroundings perfectly.
We decided to embark on a search for mountain homes in our lovely state that display a variety of looks and give the phrase “close to nature” a new meaning. Here’s what we found:
Rustic and Elegant Retreat
Sitting above Pete Dye Canyon Golf Course, this beautiful custom home offers breathtaking views of Park City’s surrounding ski areas. In the summertime, encounter a lush green landscape that makes the forest come alive, while the winter brings a sea of snow to the area, creating the perfect backdrop for holiday fun.
Floor-to-ceiling windows, custom tile work and bamboo flooring are some of the cool interior features of this grand estate. The main level master suite opens to a large deck that gives you a direct view onto the prestigious Promontory Club.
Traditional Custom Two-Story
Sitting majestically at the top of Emigration Oaks you’ll find this magnificent Salt Lake City home that offers splendid views of the surrounding mountain tops. Its quiet and serene location is perfect for taking in the beauty of the mountainous wildlife without any distractions.
The home’s design is open and flowing throughout, with vaulted and beamed ceilings and an expansive floorplan. Cherry wood flooring on the main level and warm color tones throughout provide a rich, warm feeling.
A Modern Spin on the Traditional Mountain-Styled Home
Nestled against the foothills on a private, half-acre cul-de-sac lot, this unique home designed by Fred Babcock offers sweeping views of Salt Lake City and the surrounding valley and mountains. The secluded location is perfect for those who enjoy privacy, but also like being close enough to the city to enjoy the thriving cultural scene.
Large gathering rooms and quality architecture are part of what make this estate one of a kind. The vaulted cedar plank ceilings and large windows provide a sense of relaxation and comfort that anyone can surely appreciate.
Which mountain home is fits your style? Let us know in the comments below.