Brian Head UT Homes for Sale
Real Estate Listings in Brian Head Utah
Brian Head Utah is a small town in Iron County about 42 minutes from Cedar City and home to less than 200 people but it is the location of the Brian Head Ski Resort. It was originally called Monument Peak but change to Brian Head after 1900 for unknown reasons, but probably relating to the Brian Head Mountain in nearby Dixie National Forest. The resort opened in 1964. Read on below the listings to learn more about Brian Head Homes and vacation properties.
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Living in or Vacationing in Brian Head
There are very few full-time residents in Brian Head. Known as the "Mountains of Memories", visitors and residents alike come to escape, explore, and seek out adventure. This rustic mountain village offers diverse recreational opportunities where folks can really get up close with nature. It is considered the highest resort town in America with a base elevation of 9800 feet and a peak elevation of 11,300 feet. Just three hours from Las Vegas and just four hours from Salt Lake City, Brian Head offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for folks of all ages.
Brian Head has an Alpine sub-Arctic climate with an annual snowfall of nearly 356 inches or over 9 m. It is one of the snowiest inhabited places in the country receiving over 5 feet more snow than Valdez Alaska. Because of this, it is a well-known ski resort. Most average monthly depth is around 75 inches in March and April with extremes of over 130 inches between December and February. Winter temperatures are typically around 0 to 10° in the wintertime but with warm winters of up to 90° in July and August. Summers in Brian Head are influenced by the tail end of the North American Monsoon, which provides frequent thunderstorms throughout the summer. Because of the extreme altitude, temperatures rapidly fall during September and October, and snow cover is permanently reestablished.
It's clear that Brian Head is known for its fantastic skiing in the wintertime. With terrain parks, backcountry skiing, fantastic lifts, ski bus, interconnected venture tours, and even a few spring skiing options, the activities and events are endless. There are multiple peaks, lifts, and runs to choose from with several outdoor shops, gear for rent or purchase, ski school, several restaurants and eateries, your vacation and resort days will certainly be packed. But what about living here full-time?
Brian Head Real Estate
One of the best things about Brian Head is its affordability. You can buy a great little one bedroom condominium for less than $300,000. There are several condominium complexes, smaller homes, and single-family properties starting at about $600,000. Of course, there's always $1 million home in there somewhere, but it's actually pretty rare in Brian Head. Most homes are condominiums, single-family homes, and there's an average price of about $350,000.
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