An architecturally diverse community, Grant County’s history begins with remnants of the early Cliff Dwellings to settled mining camps and eventually the Victorian Homes built by the town’s forefathers in the late 1800s. In the 1960s ranch-style homes prevailed which eventually translated into the more modern Mediterranean and Southwestern-style homes you’ll see today. Many early residences still stand today, making it easy to see how the homes of Grant County have visibly evolved with the times.
Over the past 10 years the housing market of Grant County has shown a steady increase. Bargains can be found in areas like Bayard, Hurley and Santa Clara. Many residents of Grant County choose to live in outlying rural areas with a bit more acreage and a manufactured home. These properties list for an average price of $162,000.
In recent years, subdivisions such as Dos Griegos, Wind Canyon Estates, Branding Iron Properties and Canyon Country have moved the upscale buyers to a bit more of a rural setting within minutes of town. These properties come with city utilities and smaller acreages to larger land parcels with fewer utilities with prices averaging $82,500.
With all of these options ranging in style and date of homes to wide variety of pricing, it is easy to see why cultural and architectural diversity of Grant County has remained so vividly present and why those living here or just passing through adore the community.