So you’re thinking about relocating huh? Doing your research wondering where to go? If you’re getting ready to retire soon, or thinking about relocating somewhere else and you’re doing your research about where you should move? Well then consider St. George Utah, and here’s why:
St. George has constantly ranked in the Top 5 of best places to live in the last 5-7 years. It was #2 last year in Forbes magazine. So why the draw to St. George Utah? First and foremost, St. George is best known for its magnificent scenic view (almost anywhere you go) and pleasant weather. It is located in the southwestern corner of Utah (2 hours North East of Las Vegas) and adjacent to some of the most attractive mountain and recreational areas in the country. Gorgeous St George Utah real estate could easily be considered the southwest’s most dynamic destination. The city is nestled in a valley surrounded by beautiful sandstone cliffs and a breathtaking backdrop of blue skies. It has a small town feel with big city amenities and is ideal for families, relaxing, entertainment, or adventure.
THERE’S SO MUCH TO DO IN ST GEORGE!
Surrounding areas offer extensive recreation opportunities and outdoor adventures including award-winning golf courses, hiking, rock-climbing, skiing, camping, atv trails, sightseeing, a nationally recognized pickleball complex, and much more. St. George sits in the middle of some of the greatest outdoor recreation in the United States. The stunning Zion National Park is less than an hour away and boasts breathtaking rock formations, forested plateaus, narrow slot canyons, and a gorgeous scenic drive. This world class attraction was voted the number one national park in America. Snow Canyon state park is just minutes from the city boundaries and offers scenic wonders of red-rock and lava formations and offers great opportunities to explore sand dunes, lava caves, rock-climbing, biking, and hiking. The city is also in close proximity to other enjoyable state parks, and they include, Gunlock State Park, Sand Hollow State Park, and Quail Creek State Park. For the winter months, they even have a ski resort (Brian Head Ski Resort) only 90 minutes away for a great winter recreation experience. In the summer months, those same mountains are great for hiking, camping, 4 wheeling, fishing, hunting, etc.
The desert climate promotes year round recreation and leisure activities with its mild and low humidity winters and over 300 sunny days per year. With our mild weather, St. George hosts many first-class sports events, including the scenic St. George Marathon and Huntsman World Senior Games. Washington county also has great community centers and recreational centers for all to enjoy.
WIDE VARIETY OF FAMILY ACTIVITIES
St. George hosts an annual Arts Festival and has a thriving art scene with many museums and galleries full of culture, history, and education. The Tuacahn Amphitheater is an outstanding professional live theater with a unique 2,000 seat outdoor theatrical venue near the red rock cliffs of Snow Canyon State Park. Tuacahn offers celebrity concert series throughout the year and Broadway-caliber musical productions in the summer and fall. Other theatrical options are St. George Musical Theater and the Utah Shakespearean Festival in Cedar City, UT, located only 44 miles north of St. George. With theater and arts, from opera and concerts, to historic sites and farmers markets, there are a lot of entertainment offers in the area. With Las Vegas, NV less than 2 hours away with every imaginable form of entertainment, you are sure to find a great experience.
One of the Best Places to Retire in the US!
In addition to the breathtaking scenery, a few of the other reasons that makes St. George Utah one of the top places to retire, or relocate in the country are; St. George is a strong family oriented community with strong family values. The people of St. George (and Southern Utah) are incredible. One of the compliments that we get most from our past clients is how amazing the people of St. George are. Our crime rate is SUPER low here as well, adding to the value of St. George. Education (school system) is another major factor that draws those with families to St. George. Our local school system is one of the best in the state with high scores, and great reviews year after year. St. George also has a fast growing University here as well. All of these factors add into a fast growing economy and a stable job market for years to come. A couple of years ago, St. George also upgraded their air transportation with a new large airport that now allows the larger jets to fly in and out of St. George.
Thriving Real Estate Market
Lastly, and one of the biggest draws to St. George (and our expertise), is the Real Estate Market of St. George Utah. Homes in St. George Utah are one of the best valued in the country. Most people are so surprised what they can get a home here in St. George compared to other parts of the country. In addition to the great valued homes in St. George Utah, the state property tax rate is also lower than most places in the county (roughly .006% of the property Value. Roughly, $1,800 per year for a $300,000 home). The St George Real Estate market offers many beautiful homes with a vast variety to choose from to find that perfect home for your individual needs. For years, people have been moving to St. George from all over the country, if you’d like to find out if St. George might be right for you and your family, please call us at (435) 862-3303 for more information.