Santa Clara Homes for Sale
Looking for a place to call home near St. George? Santa Clara is just outside the city of St. George, providing easy access to amenities, while offering it's own unique charm. Explore the listings below to learn more about homes for sale in Santa Clara, and scroll down to learn more about living in this desirable southern Utah community.
Updated Real Estate in Santa Clara
The charming city of Santa Clara is located within minutes of St. George, Utah, Zion National Park, Tuachan Outdoor Amphitheater, Snow Canyon State Park, and numerous golf courses. The Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Brian Head Ski Resort, and many more recreational activities are within a short distance. Santa Clara, Utah is just a few minutes northwest of downtown St. George in Washington County and home to about 6800 residents. It’s been touted as one of the best places to live in the state for low crime rates, good education, and its high livability. It’s ranked #54 in the state, better than 75% of the other cities according to AreaVibes.com.
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Living in Santa Clara
Nestled at the base of the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, Santa Clara is easily accessible along E. Old Hwy. 91 or Sunset Boulevard, which runs north and south from St. George to Shem/Scivwits. A small community, it offers a quiet and peaceful pace of life while still giving residents access to everything they need. You will find chruchers in the community, as well as historic sites. Santa Clara is one of the oldest towns in the area, and locations with historic significance, like the Old Relief Society House built in 1907 and the Jacob Hamblin House, have been preserved to honor the heritage. Jacob Hamblin, was one of the first founders of Santa Clara discovered back in 1855 as Fort Santa Clara.
There is a charming historic downtown area, where residents can come together and enjoy a beautiful blend of the old and the new. For shopping and dining, St. George is just a few minutes away, and there are also some limited choices within the boundaries of Santa Clara. There is also an aquatic center in town, mutliple churches, shops, restaurants, and markets all along Sunset Boulevard.
One of the significant draws to Santa Clara is its proximity to outdoor recreational opportunities. The Red Cliffs National Conservation Area and Snow Canyon State Park offer hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities amidst stunning red rock landscapes. The nearby Santa Clara River Reserve provides additional trails and natural spaces for residents and visitors to enjoy. The mission of the parks and trail department in Santa Clara is to preserve and enhance local lands and trails for visitors and citizens. There continually growing and expanding Park facilities and open spaces to support Santa Clara’s image of “A Beautiful Place to Live”.
Schools Serving Santa Clara
Santa Clara has several schools within its community but still operates under the Washington County School District. This includes the Lava Ridge Intermediate School, Arrowhead Elementary School, and Santa Clara elementary school. Snow Canyon High School is located just outside the city border next to the Santa Clara City Park and local Little League facilities.
At any given time there are about 40 to 60 properties for sale throughout Santa Clara including single-family homes, duplexes, condominiums and lots for sale. There’s plenty of space to buy and build your own custom home as well as multiple diverse resale properties available in a wide array of sizes and styles. This wide range of homes generally falls within a moderate real estate price range, though there are some luxury homes in town as well.
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