Bolinder Ranch Land Use Information
Tooele County’s Land Use Ordinance and Map show that the Bolinder Ranch is zoned RR5 for a minimum 200, 5 – Acre Parcels (Ranchettes). The county also has stated that they are willing to approve higher density zoning for “cluster-density” lots and homes.
Groundwater / Additional Water Availability:
The availability of 400 – 600 additional acre-feet of groundwater a cost of $5,000 per acre-foot has been verified.
There is a natural year-round spring that fills a retaining pond built in 1999. Two water engineers have stated that this spring can be developed to produce the full .1895 CFS
The purity of the spring-fed water and the aquifer is exceptional due to the high mountain elevation.
Septic Tank with Leach Field Permits:
County Zoning allows septic tanks and leach fields. See Tooele County Land Use Ordinances.
The terrain is mostly gently sloping with a few deep ravines that add beauty, depth and diversity to the property.
Are favorable for development and infrastructure. There are large deposits of topsoil on different areas of the ranch that can be stockpiled for various landscaping uses by property owners. There is an abundance of beautiful landscape rock varying in size for use throughout the community, plus aggregate (gravel) for infrastructure.
Public Roads accessing property: The County Highway/Mormon Trail is a paved 2-lane, well-traveled road in good condition.
Private Roads accessing property: An original homesteaded easement was granted by Tooele County. The graveled road is approximately 1.5 mile long and two lanes wide.
Forest Service: The property is backed on the west by U.S. Forest Service land. There is an agreement with the agency to access the land through one access point on the ranch.
Property Appearances: There are no unattractive or rundown areas that would detract from the views in any direction upon approaching or accessing the ranch. Only the expected views of open rangeland in the quiet and peaceful countryside and foothills are seen.
Other Useful Information for Prospective Buyers:
Other features to a development of this caliber would include: walking/hiking/equestrian trails, playgrounds, community center, gardens, horse facilities and a general store stocking specialty items such as coffees and baked goods, etc..
This serene, peaceful mountainside ranch is assuredly the most valuable and prestigious residential property available in Tooele County. The views of the entire Tooele Valley, the Great Salt Lake, the Stansbury and Antelope Islands, the Stansbury and Oquirrh Mountain ranges and the north end of the Wasatch Mountain front above Salt Lake City are breathtaking and the easy access to a major thriving city is hard to find.