Valais - Midway , Utah
Few neighborhood areas in the Heber Valley share the sense of neighborhood community that the Swiss Colonies of Valais enjoy. Situated just two miles north of Midway’s town center, the Valais development resembles an alpine retreat as its name implies: its outstanding mountain and valley views, serene natural environment and enviable hillside location attract both year-round residents, especially families, as well as second-home owners. All are attracted to Valais’ easy access to the endless recreational activities in the Heber Valley from its five top-notch golf courses, two immensely popular reservoirs and the Blue Ribbon Provo River. Residents at Valais also boast easy access to Park City’s three world-class ski resorts and historic Main Street’s stylish restaurants and bars, boutique shops and galleries and seasonal outdoor concert series. For a quick getaway, Salt Lake City and its busy international airport are only a 45 minute drive.
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As a planned development consisting entirely of single family homes, Valais was designed to emphasize a feeling of community while maintain a sense of space and privacy. Well spread apart and nestled in among trees and ponds, homes here vary in size from 2,500 square feet to over 6,000. Inspired by the Swiss heritage of the Midway community, homes in Valais are designed in a contemporary alpine style with distinct European influences including multiple gables, wood, stone and stucco exteriors with sections of shingled facades. Many even have Swiss-style turrets. To take advantage of the panoramic valley and mountain views from Valais, all incorporate many and large windows along with expansive decks. The Valais’ strong sense of community is based in part of the developments exceptional communal facilities including a large clubhouse featuring three pools, spa and fitness center as well as basketball, volleyball and tennis courts. Along with its own private walking paths, Valais residents also have easy access to the surrounding trails and the adjacent Wasatch Mountain State Park. Families especially appreciate Valais’ proximity to schools in Midway and Heber. Midway Elementary School is little over two miles and both Rocky Mountain Middle School and Wasatch High School within a ten minute drive.