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FAQ: The Colony


Many people have seen or heard about The Colony at White Pine Canyon, here are some Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Colony?

The Colony is a 4,600 acre planned private and gated residential community. The development is know for setting the standard for on mountain living and offers private retreats unlike any other. In the winter owners and their guests enjoy exclusive ski and snowboard access to the Canyons side of the Park City ski resort, the largest ski resort in the United States. When the snow melts in the spring owners attention turn to the incredible network of hiking, mountain biking and horse riding trails that can be enjoyed throughout the summer and fall.

Where is the Colony?

The Colony is located in the middle of the Park City Mountian Resort, a Vail destination that offers 7,300 acres of  skiing and snowboarding terrain. Park City is a year-round resort offering everything from first tracks, groomer ride along and private helicopter skiing in the winter to scenic gondola rides, disc golf, farmers markets and outdoor concerts in the summer. The Colony is approximately 35 miles from the Salt Lake City International Airport and 5 miles from historic Park City’s Main Street, which is home to the Sundance Film Festival, and several world class shopping and dining opportunities.

When did the development begin?

The work on The Colony Mater Plan began in 1992. The first phase of the development was released in 1998 and consisted of 30 home sites and was oversubscribed and sold out in one day. Phases have been consistently released since that time with the latest being phase 5. Lots in Phases 5A-5D  have been released and 7 of the 12 have been sold or are currently under contract. Phase 5E – 5G are currently being released.

How many homes sites are approved in The Colony?

The Colony Master Plan is approved for 4,600 acres, with 274 single family homes in 5 phases. Approximately 90% of the land is dedicated as open space and protected by conservation easments. There are adjacent property owners that could elect to combine their property with The Colony, increasing the overall density to approximately 300 home sites on approximatley 5,100 acres.

How many lots are developed?

Of the 274 estimated home sites planned within The Colony, approximately 234 have been sold. To date there have been 166 homes built and there are 29 currently under construction.

What are the lot sizes and pricing?

Home sites range in size from 2 to 113 acres and prices range from $1.8 million to $5.5 million.

What is the status of the infrastructure construction?

There are over 26 miles of paved roads, with all utilities underground, in The Colony. Infrastructure for Phases 1-4 have been completed , and Phase 5 is being completed now with estimated completion of fall 2019.

Where and what can I build?

All lots have a designated building envelope, with the remaining lot as preserved open space. Within the building envelope you may construct a main residence, a separate guest house and an accessory building (such as a barn). All construction is guided by the recorded CC&R’s and the Design & Development Guidelines. Basic requirements state that the main house does not have a minimum or maximum size requirement. Certain pre-designated lots allow horses. Site and house plans have to be submitted to the Site and Architectural Committee (SARC) for approval.

When you purchase a lot in The Colony what do you receive?

All utilities are stubbed to the property boundary, including sewer, water, power, natural gas and telephone. There is direct ski and snowboard access to the Canyons side of the Park City Mountain (with the purchase of a lift ticket), as well as access to the various public and private hiking, mountain biking and horse trails.

What wildlife and natural elements are found withing the development?

Over 300,000 tons of surface rock were crushed onsite. Dry stack rock walls and water feature enhancements have been added to mitigate traffic and environmental impacts. The Colony has made significant efforts to support and maintain the natural landscape and wildlife. Moose, Elk, Deer, Bear, Coyote and Fox are some of the larger animals that call The Colony home. Conifers, Gambel Oak, Aspens, Mountain Maple, and Mountain Mahogany are some of the many trees that turn change color throughout the seasons.

Can you ski from your home in The Colony to the Park City ski lifts?

For Colony homeowners skiing begins and ends a the front door. Ten of the ski lifts are located within the Colony they include Tombstone, 9990, Peak 5, Day Break, Dreamscape, Dreamcatcher, Flat Iron, Timberline, Iron Mountain, and the Quicksilver Gondola.

For any further or more specific questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly. We look forward to being of further assistance. Contact Us.


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