Locals + Culture

Life in Your Space | Emigration A-Frame

5/5/2022 | Brian Tripoli
Kerri Fukui | Lauren Kerr

There are few greater pleasures than spending time with good friends. This Emigration Canyon retreat served as the perfect backdrop for a handful of us to gather, commune and yes, roast s’mores! With Emigration Creek lulling us from across the way and surrounded by eleven acres of undisturbed forest, we felt as though we’d been transported to some magical sanctuary.

Emigration Canyon is one of those special cuts of earth.

It’s easily accessible - just twenty minutes from the city; its eight, winding miles of cycle-worthy asphalt is well maintained. And for those disinterested in the chammy or the bidon, there’s Ruth’s Diner and Emigration Brewing Co. Both are fine eats and as good as any downtown spot. Add to all that, this is the gully our valley’s founding fathers first came through.



 

As for the residence, its curbside appeal is striking.

Its aggressive roofline and expansive wall of windows demands your attention. Inside, the three primary spaces – the dining, living and family rooms-- are oriented to take full advantage of the natural light. As cozy as the combined spaces are, we found ourselves drawn to the outdoors, the patio, the pavilion and the seemingly endless amount of greenery. We were struck by the tranquility and serenity of the property, especially considering we were so close to the city. And, as the sun slipped beneath the horizon, the only light to be seen was from the stars overhead. Indeed, this place is magic.

Similar Posts

We like to share new stories, and it seems you like to read 'em. Here are some more we think you'll like:
Return to all Stories
Kerri Fukui
Locals + Culture
Life on Your Land | Landing in Emigration Canyon
8/11/2022 | Alexander Muzio
Emigration Canyon has held home and passage for many across our history. The running creek along the canyon made sanctuary tended by Indigenous Americans. Generations later, pioneers and travelers utilized Emigration’s trail as a route to find settlement and home. From Salt Lake's center, a turn...
Read More
Kerri Fukui
Locals + Culture
Local Love. Global Life.
8/11/2022 | Cody Derrick
What happens when your clients are your muse? Well, you work with more heart, I know that. You wonder more often how to really see them, their talents, their hearts and their good taste. We get more curious about what our people have to teach us. For me, the love started early with these folks an...
Read More
Kerri Fukui
Locals + Culture
For The Love of Mod
8/11/2022 | Kelly Carper
It was for the love of mid-century modern architecture, style, and design that cityhomeCOLLECTIVE was founded, along with a commitment to uplift and advocate for the unique, diverse, and eclectic individuals of our community. For us, those things easily go hand in hand. Our approach, when it come...
Read More

Newsletter

Success! We'll get you on the list in short order! You can expect all future Friday mornings to be something of a dream...
a fresh dose of city culture, new listings, and top-shelf design will land squarely on your virtual doorstep.

We need to talk.

It'll be fun. You've got questions, and we can't wait to answer them. Don't hold back--getting down to brass tacks is kind of our thing...


Done. That was probably an excellent question, and we're ready to help. Hang tight...someone at cityhomeCOLLECTIVE will get back to you in a flash.