North Grand Junction area is one of the most popular Regions of Grand Junction. It Meanders Through the Businesses, Shopping and Dining Area Along Horizon Drive adjacent to Interstate 70.
The North Grand Junction Area Begins at 24 Road and Goes East to 28 1/2 Road. It Includes Everything North of F Road Which is also Patterson Road. Real estate south of I-70 is composed of apartments, town homes, condos, single family homes and small luxury home enclaves. People move to the North area for its ambiance, privacy, trees and natural beauty. This is a great area for people looking for a traditional neighborhood, complete with parks, schools, shopping, hospitals with a more complete feel. Canyon View Park, the largest park in Grand Junction is 5 minutes away. Canyon View Park is 110 acres and has baseball, softball, tennis, and basketball facilities with night-time field lights. In addition there is walking trails, playground, skate facility, open space, grill and picnic tables. Without a doubt, the Canyonview Dog Park is popular with the canines in the three enclosed areas for different size dogs to romp and play.
North Grand Junction Popular Neighborhoods Heritage Heights, Colonial Heights, Paradise Hills, Blue Heron Meadows, Garfield Estates and Wilson Ranch
Bookcliff Country Club is off of Horizon Drive is a membership only club complete with golf, tennis, swimming, fitness, spa, restaurant and lounge. The public school children are bused to Pomona, Appleton or Tope Elementary School. The middle schools are either East Middle School or West Middle School. The high school choices are either Fruita Monument High or Grand Junction High School. Other school choices are Holy Family Catholic School, and Caprock Academy a K-12 charter school.
St. Mary’s Hospital, a 300 bed medical facility is the largest hospital between Denver and Salt Lake City. A myriad of medical offices, are at 7th and Patterson and this region has the most concentration of Assisted Living. Long Term Care, Hospice, Rehabilitation and Alzheimer’s facilities. Two new facilities are Capella of Grand Junction at Seventh and Horizon Drive and the Lodge at Eighth Court and Patterson.
When you pass H Road, you can’t help but notice the spectacular views all around of the Bookcliff Range to the north and east, the Colorado National Monument to the west. The gently rolling terrain is training ground for bicycling enthusiasts. The valley and vistas gives way to luxury estates, ranches, farms and several new custom home subdivisions such as Freedom Heights on 26 Road. Grand View off of 26.5 Road was built between 2000-2006 and has a mix of styles and square footage, each unique. Summer Hill also off of 26.5 Road and about a mile north of H Road has had ongoing construction in various phases for more than 10 years. Summer Hill started as Tuscan style Town Homes in early 2000 until 2008 when the market dropped. The neighborhood is popular with anyone looking for a lock-and-leave lifestyle and those who don’t want to do yard maintenance. There is walking trails throughout the community with amazing views of the Bookcliffs. Construction began again in 2013 as custom single family homes and today prices start in the $400’s with construction in the final phases.
A new development that is on the horizon, is slated to begin late 2018 or 2019 of approximately 300 homes off of 26 1/2 Road and north of H Road. The project is called Weminuche and has been in the planning process for more than 5 years and been turned down a few times. The last hurdle was cleared in June 2018 with approval to build 300 homes. We can expect more information on the lot sizes, density and type of homes late in 2018.