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					                                         A MAGAZINE FOR PEOPLE
                                         WHO LOVE THE VALLEY




MARCH / APRIL 2007




National
custom home
builder
of the year
Paul Magleby
HOME & GARDEN ISSUE
5 Who Built The Homebuilding Industry
12 Months Of Gardening Tips

HOT LOTS
12 Developments That Answer
The Burning Question Of Where To Build
 Utah Valley
   Magazine
                                                                    features   marchapril2007

                                           Even if you don’t recognize
                                           Paul Magleby, you have
            F E A T U R E S                seen his fleet of white trucks
                                           driving to custom home
                                           sites around the valley.




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Accustomed
to Custom
The most well-known name in local cus-
tom home building is also No. 1 on the
national scene. Paul Magleby was named
National Custom Home Builder of the
Year. Find out his tips for making your
house a home.



34
Be Our Guest
Ron and Sue Mika created an 8,000-
square-foot guest home so their families
would have a comfortable place to visit.



41
Home and Garden
Meet five who built the homebuilding
industry. Plus, tips from green thumbs.



62
Father Mike
This one-time “Who Wants to Be a Mil-
lionaire?” contestant is winning friends
among Catholics, Latinos and BYU
professors.



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                                                                                                                                PHOTO BY KENNETH LINGE




In Focus
Fifteen photos that define our valley.
Plus, winners from our photo contest.
                                                C O V E R      P H O T O   B Y   K E N N E T H          L I N G E

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                 Accustomed to
CUSTOM
by JE A N E T TE W. BE N N E TT
ph o t o g ra p h y b y KE NNE TH LIN G E




Paul Magleby displays a painting
by cousin Frank Magleby above the
fireplace in his Lindon home. Magleby
Companies employs 75 and specializes
in custom homes, commercial develop-
ment, cabinetry and excavation.


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  Paul Magleby
     honored
  nationally for
 opening the door
    to quality
  homebuilding

P
             aul Magleby built the foundation of the
             custom home industry in Utah Val-
             ley, and his wall-to-wall expertise was
             honored coast to coast when he was
             named as the National Custom Home
Builder of the Year in the fall of 2006.
  But the spotlight doesn’t meet code for this calm
57-year-old who prefers a toolbelt to a tuxedo.
  “If I had known I was getting nominated, I would
have told them not to do it,” he says.
  Paul prefers knowledge to well-knownness, as he
is an avid student of the home building industry.
But his thirst for information isn’t housed under
one roof. He loves family history, art and travel.
Our magazine photo shoot took a 30-minute break
when our photographer, Kenneth Linge, and Paul
discovered a mutual passion for Norwegian LDS
church history.
  During the history of the annual Utah Valley Pa-
rade of Homes, many attendees have said, “This
feels like a Magleby home” — a comment that re-
flects the quality workmanship, unmatched wood-
work and attention to detail.
  A peek inside Paul’s company prompts a similar
moniker — “This feels like a Magleby company,”
which means bad years don’t equal layoffs. Chil-
dren of employees are encouraged to apply for job
openings. And employees are given all of the tools
needed to complete their jobs.
   Nothing about Paul feels like a tract home or a
tract business — or a tract life.
  Meet the man who is accustomed to custom.
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Paul Magleby
UV: What was it like to be                                                                     Paul Magleby        a construction management
named the National Custom                                                                      is a true
                                                                                                                   program, so I enrolled and
                                                                                               student of the
Home Builder of the Year?                                                                                          graduated in 1974. There were
                                                                                               industry — at-
PAUL: I’m just an old build-                                                                   tending con-        just nine in my graduating
er, and I’m more comfort-                                                                      ventions and        class.
able with my toolbelt on or                                                                    meeting with
running a piece of equipment.                                                                  his homebuild-      UV: Two of your sons work
Truly, it’s the site managers                                                                  ing “fraternity”    with you. How do you feel
and our team who really pro-                                                                   twice per year.     about working with family?
duce the work — they are the                                                                                       PAUL: I believe families
ones who deserve the honor.                                                                                        have always worked together,
But it was pretty significant,                                                                                      but we’ve had a huge discon-
really. For little old Utah to                                                                                     nect from the days of 50 or
have someone selected was a                                                                                        100 years ago when Dad went
pretty big honor.                                                                                                  out into the field with his sons
                                                                                                                   and they got to know each
UV: Did you suspect that you                                                                                       other. That doesn’t happen
were going to win?                                                                                                 anymore. With our employ-
PAUL: As the meal ended                                                                                            ees, if anyone has a son or a
and they proceeded to the                                                                                          daughter who would like to
award presentation, I began                                                                                        work here, we try to find them
to relax like I typically do at                                                                                    a spot. One of our reception-
these things. The chairwoman                                                                                       ists is our cabinet salesman’s
got up and indicated the                                                                                           daughter. They have lunch
builder who had been selected                                                                                      together. One of the sideline
was from Utah. I thought,                                                                                          goals of mine is to provide a
“I wonder who that can be!”                                                                                        forum where if you want to be
I was totally shocked when                                                                                         around your parents and you
they named me. They showed                                                                                         like what they are doing, you
a nice DVD about projects                                                                                          can work here.
we’d done. There were pictures
of my grandkids on some of                                                                                         UV: Was it difficult to bal-
the machinery. I’ll admit it                                                                                       ance your family and a busy
was moving to me. After that                                                                                       business?
I spoke for 10-15 minutes off the cuff.
                                                          Paul on Paul                                PAUL: According to me it wasn’t dif-
                                                                                                      ficult. But if you ask my wife, she’ll say
UV: What did you talk about?                                                                          I am a workaholic. Work is my hobby. I
                                                          AGE: 57
PAUL: I don’t have a clue. (Laughs). I                                                                don’t golf. I hunt very little. I don’t take
think I talked about all the good people                                                              trips. I don’t fish. I’d rather be at work.
                                                          FAMILY: Married to Cathy. Four
who have been at my side. My core group                                                               My satisfaction comes from a sense of
                                                          sons, five grandchildren. He took his
is still together.                                                                                    accomplishment.
                                                          whole family on “Grandpa Magleby’s
                                                          Disneyland Adventure” (with logoed
UV: Did you grow up in the building                                                                   UV: Did you bring your kids to the job
                                                          shirts) for Christmas 2006.
industry?                                                                                             sites with you when they were young?
PAUL: My dad built chain link fence                                                                   PAUL: They would come help clean
                                                          BOOKS ON HIS HOME
down in southern California. Before that                                                              houses on Saturdays. I would give them a
                                                          COFFEE TABLE: “American Bun-
he was a farmer in Utah.                                                                              dollar bill, and they thought life was good.
                                                          galow Style,” “Stickley Brothers”
                                                          and “A Portrait of New Zealand”             The kids would sometimes jump on their
UV: When did you decide to become a                                                                   bikes after school and ride down to the
builder?                                                                                              shop and spend time in the cabinet mill.
                                                          FAVORITE RESTAURANTS:
PAUL: I’ve always been interested in
                                                          Ruby River, Magleby’s, Mi Ranchito
creating things — whether it was fixing                                                                UV: Has it been difficult on your family
up a car that I had as a teenager or build-                                                           to endure the ups and downs of business?
                                                          FAVORITE TV SHOWS: “60
ing something. Circumstance put me at                                                                 PAUL: I’m a bit of an anomaly. From
                                                          Minutes” and the weather segment
BYU in 1971. I worked for a contractor                                                                the day I started in business in 1974
                                                          on local news. “I want to know
who was building an LDS chapel, and I                                                                 until 2002, I never had a down year. I
                                                          what the weather will be like for us
found that I very much liked working in                                                               always did better than the year before.
                                                          tomorrow,” he says.
that environment. I found that BYU has                                                                Then 2002, 2003, 2004 — those were not

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                                                                                                                     Paul Magleby
good years. I lost a lot of net worth. But   ure out the best ways to get there.           get down to the nuts and bolts of how
I would not do what corporate America                                                      a company operates, and we share that
does and lay everybody off. Everybody         UV: What have been your keys to suc-          information with each other. There is a
kept a job. For three years we struggled,    cess?                                         synergy of ideas, and we talk about ways
but in 2006 we had the best year we’ve       PAUL: I’m part of a group called Builder      to work around issues that each of us has.
ever had.                                    20. The premise is we take builder-own-       This is my fraternity, if you will.
                                             ers of building companies from all across
UV: What advice do you have from go-         the country in noncompeting markets.          UV: Some people who have been in the
ing through those tough financial years?      We meet twice a year. In the fall I had the   same industry for 30-plus years would
PAUL: Learn more quicker.                    good fortune of having everyone in Park       get complacent. How have you stayed
                                             City. Before each meeting, we submit a        motivated to learn and improve?
UV: That’s good advice. What other           packet of information about our company       PAUL: I always go to conventions and
philosophies do you live by?                 — we make it as in-depth as we can. We        attend every class I can. One time there
PAUL: Take time to sharpen the saw
blade. Sometimes in our industry you are
in such a hurry to do the job that you
won’t step back a minute and go get a
sharp saw blade. We need to step back
and analyze where we are going and fig-
                                                                   Warmth
  Paul
  Magleby’s
                                                 Comfort Style
  4 home tips
  • SPEND RESOURCES ON
  CABINETRY AND TIMBER
  WORK RATHER THAN ADDI-
  TIONAL SQUARE FOOTAGE.
  “A home doesn’t have to be huge to
  have personality,” Paul says. “Scale
  down the size of your home and put
  your resources toward three spaces
  that people will congregate in.”

  • INVEST HEAVILY IN ENERGY
  EFFICIENCY. Pay attention to
  insulation, energy-efficient mechanical
  systems and appliances.

  • IMPROVE INDOOR AIR
  QUALITY. “We build our homes
  tighter and tighter, which doesn’t                                EXCLUSIVE DESIGN
  allow for fresh air exchanges,” Paul
  says. “Builders need to be proactive
  about educating themselves so they
  don’t build defects into their struc-
  tures.”
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Paul Magleby
was a class called “Deming and                                                                          PAUL: Everybody here is
the Quality Builder.” Do you                                                                            doing their passion — those in
know who Deming is?                                                                                     the mill, the excavators. They eat
                                                                                                        dirt for dessert. As a team we
UV: I don’t think so.                                                                                   create and produce projects for
PAUL: William Edwards                                                                                   clients. It’s not drudgery — it’s
Deming was a statistician in                                                                            fun.
World War II ... (Paul spends
20 minutes passionately detail-                                                                          UV: And it appears your clients
ing Deming and his fascinating         Magleby is synonymous with custom                                 have fun working with you.
contributions to manufactur-           woodworking. Paul Magleby runs
                                                                                                         PAUL: We have a very loyal
                                       Magleby Companies from a four-acre
ing, statistics and Japan.) The                                                                          customer base. Sometimes it’s
                                       plot near I-15 in Lindon.
presenter talked about Deming                                                                            actually been a detriment to us.
and his 14 points on quality. I                                                                          A previous customer will call
was already doing nine or 10 of                they don’t give them the resources to do               and say, “I need you to do this.
them intuitively, but I’d never known why what they need to do. You are doing an              Can you start next week and be done two
I was doing them. That was huge for me.        interview and it could be done with a pad      weeks after that?” They have unquestion-
I’m so practical that there needs to be a      and a pen, but it is better with a computer    ing faith in our abilities.
reason for things. It was very enlightening like you have. If you ask an employee to
to me, and we are very much a Deming-          do a job and don’t give him the resources,     UV: You showcased your own home in
based management philosophy.                   how is he going to feel right out of the       Lindon in the Parade of Homes. After
                                               gate? I’ve always tried to be cognizant        building hundreds of homes, what did
UV: Can you give an example of how you that when I ask employees to do a task                 you learn that you implemented in your
use Deming?                                    they have the right tools to do it.            own home?
PAUL: Deming pointed out that one of                                                          PAUL: My home was only the second
the faults of manufacturing or manage-        UV: You are obviously passionate about          Arts and Crafts or Bungalow style home
ment is that they typically expect some-      homes. How do you get your employees            we ever built as a company. I studied and
thing of their employees but all too often    to be passionate?                               learned a great deal about that type of




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                                                                                                                    Paul Magleby
 architecture. It’s becoming quite popu-     even built a dog house for a client. It was     Great.” Then I start thinking of how we
 lar, particularly among the baby boomer     an incredible project, even though it could     are going to implement some of those
 generation. With every project we learn     fit on this table.                               characteristics. I also listened to “Crucial
 something new. If we encounter a prob-                                                      Conversations” and “Crucial Confronta-
 lem, we create a procedure so we don’t      UV: What are your predictions for the           tions.” They were authored by a good
 have that problem again.                    homebuilding industry in Utah Valley?           friend of mine, Al Switzler. If I listen
                                             PAUL: I think things will continue to           to music, I like old country ... like 94.1
 UV: As your business has grown, what        grow. I worry about the real estate prices      Oldies.
 has stayed part of your job description?    — I worry about where my grandkids
 PAUL: I primarily work with my son          are going to live. Where are the firemen         UV: How many times have you been
 Chad on business development. I’m           and the teachers going to live? We’ve got       asked if you own Magleby’s restaurant?
 involved with the design and precon-        to get the mindset into the government          PAUL: We always get that question. My
 struction phases mostly. In the past, the   to allow more multi-family housing and          cousin was one of the founding partners
 client and the architect migrated over to   condos and different high-density mixed          in that venture. They decided to use his
 the corner without the builder, but I can   use. If Utah doubles in population, where       last name instead of Doc Parkinson’s last
 promise you those two don’t make a good     are those people going to live? Where           name. But I think it’s great we share the
 mix — it’s too emotional. They shouldn’t    are they going to shop? When the land is        name because they service the high-end
 leave the practical voice out.              gone, it is gone. We are the only industry      dining of the valley and we are the high-
                                             that consumes our young. Once we take a         end homes.
 UV: Your business spans many areas          piece of property and birth it into a lot, it
 — residential, commercial, cabinetry.       gets built on and it is gone forever.           UV: What do you enjoy doing on Friday
 How has your business evolved?                                                              and Saturday nights?
 PAUL: We do work in several arenas.         UV: What do you listen to when you              PAUL: I work a little from home.
 We built the restaurant and the empo-       drive around in your white Magleby Con-
 rium tower at Thanksgiving Point. We’ve     struction truck?                                UV: What are your non-work hobbies?
 done some fun estates for some very, very   PAUL: I listen to books on CD. I don’t          PAUL: I ride a motorcycle occasionally,
 prominent people. We built the largest      read very fast, so that is my way of capi-      but I didn’t start doing that until way late
 timber frame residence at Sundance. We      talizing on my time. I just read “Good to       in life.




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UV: What part of the home building                   they have hot and not so hot. We are          happy to share it.
process is the most satisfying to you?               extremely blessed to see an 11,000-foot-
PAUL: The end of every job has a lot                 high mountain. I get claustrophobic in        UV: Do you have any “addictions”?
of satisfaction for me. It is wonderful to           the East because there is no horizon.         PAUL: Technology forces you to
stand back at the end of the day or at the                                                         become addicted to it. I’m becoming an
end of the project to see what you physi-            UV: How do you deal with competition          avid fan of e-mail because it allows me
cally accomplished.                                  in the homebuilding industry?                 to communicate and document it.
                                                     PAUL: Most of the people I associate
UV: What are the pros of having your                 with are builders, and we are very good       UV: I bet cell phones changed the
homebuilding business here?                          friends. There is plenty of work for all of   homebuilding industry.
PAUL: I love having the four seasons.                us. My goal is to improve the industry, so    PAUL: It was an ordeal in the past.
Some of my buddies in the Builder 20                 if there is something I have learned that     If you needed to talk to someone you
group are in Arizona and Florida, where              will help others be better builders, I’m      immediately had to drive to the nearest
                                                                                                   pay phone and then go back. But it is a
                                                                                                   bit of a travesty that young people are
                                                                                                   addicted to text messaging. They’ve lost
                                                                                                   their personal touch.

                                                                                                   UV: How have you made big decisions
                                                                                                   in your life?
                                                                                                   PAUL: I analyze things in my mind. I
                                                                                                   usually have an impression of what to
                                                                                                   do or not to do. Then I would either do
                                                                                                   it or forget it.

                                                                                                   UV: What are your financial philoso-
                                                                                                   phies?
                                                                                                   PAUL: I never buy anything person-
                                                                                                   ally I can’t pay cash for. I don’t have a
                                                                                                   boat, four-wheelers or snowmobiles. If
                                                                                                   we felt like we needed something and
                                                                                                   had the cash, then I’d do it. On the flip
                                                                                                   side of that, if it was a business invest-
                                                                                                   ment like a new backhoe or forklift, I
                                                                                                   don’t have a problem going into debt
                                                                                                   for that because it pays for itself. Much
                                                                                                   to my wife’s dismay, I reinvest much if
                                                                                                   not all of what we earn back into the
                                                                                                   company. It is a lot like farming. You
                                                                                                   have to plant a seed, but the seed will
                                                                                                   do nothing until certain things happen.
                                                                                                   You have to water it, nurture it and
                                                                                                   weed it. At some point in time, it will
                                                                                                   produce fruit. Much of what we have
                                                                                                   today is because we planted it and nur-
                                                                                                   tured it and helped it to grow however
                                                                                                   we could.

                                                                                                   UV: Is this what you and your wife
                                                                                                   envisioned when you got married?
                                                                                                   PAUL: When we got married, my
                                                                                                   dowry was two $1,000 student loans.
                                                                                                   But we have been very blessed and very
                                                                                                   fortunate. The home building industry
                                                                                                   has been good to me, and I hope I’ve
                                                                                                   been good for it. UV
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     The landscaping — which begs
          for a perfect July evening
      — was designed and installed
      by Kappus Landscape and G.
                     Brown Design.




                 BE OUR
                 GUEST                                 Ron and Sue Mika
                                                       build their Alpine dream
                                                       home for visitors,
                                                       animals and toys



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                                                           The 8,000-square-foot guest home was
                                                              designed by JSA Architects. The site
BY JEANETTE W. BENNETT                                     manager was Russ Taylor with Magleby
                                                           Companies. “Russ was so accommodat-
Photographs courtesy Magleby Construction                ing,” Sue Mika says. “I would talk to him
                                                          in the barn about all the little tiny things
                                                         — like I wanted a certain bolt over here.”
  When Ron and Sue Mika moved to Utah in 2004            Russ even went above and beyond when
                                                         the Mikas’ daughter drove right through
from Boston, they purchased an existing home in               the garage door of their main home.
                                                            Russ immediately began helping them
Alpine to fit their family of nine.                                                   solve the crisis.
  But it was the land next door that made them feel at
home.
  They immediately began dreaming of what they
could build on the property. A horse barn … maybe.
A garage for their snowmobiles and four-wheelers …
perhaps. A guest home large enough to host frequent
visitors, including Sue’s uncle Mitt Romney …
definitely.
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                                                                                                [left] The home office in the Mikas’
                                                                                                guest house reflects their love of
                                                                                                Africa.
                                                                                                [above] Exposed timber framing sup-
                                                                                                ports the inside of the barn.


                                                                                                In the end, all of their dreams came
                                                                                             true with an 8,000-square-foot residence
                                                                                             with an adjoining spacious — and heated
                                                                                             — garage, along with a craftsman-style
                                                                                             barn that has all the horses in Alpine
                                                                                             wanting to be adopted by the Mikas. Add
                                                                                             a unique landscape, and this guest home
                                                                                             is now a dream home — the Mikas plan
                                                                                             to move into their guest abode full time
                                                                                             when their children (now ages 7 through
                                                                                             20) get a little older.
                                                                                               “We wanted to meet all of our different



                                Build a great relationship with your builder
                                  Ron Mika says before you ask your builder any questions, you should answer a few questions
                                yourself.
                                  “You need to evaluate how much you want to be involved,” he says. “Do you want to set the
                                vision and then be hands off? Or do you want to be involved every step of the way?”
                                  Ron describes his style as somewhere in the middle. “I love setting the vision but I don’t want to
                                do the details.”
                                  Sue Mika begs to differ. “He does more detail than you would think,” she says. “I am at one end
      Sue Mika enjoys com-
        ing next door to her
                                of the spectrum — very hands-off — and he is at the other end — he’s very detail-oriented.”
     guest home because it        The most important detail, Ron says, is finding a builder who meets your standards of quality,
     stays clean. “There are    delivery, timeliness and budget.
     no toys out or unmade        “I’m not going to deal with anyone who can’t find the right mix on those things,” he says. “Find
            beds,” she says.    someone who fits with how you want to be involved. They need to be able to build it the way you
                                want them to.”
                                  Ron also suggests doing reference checks and other “due diligence” before naming a builder for
                                your dream home.

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The guest home has several permanent residents — animal heads. “We built this house for the animals,” Ron Mika laughs. Ron’s
hunting passion extends worldwide — he has made several trips to Africa with his boys. “He loves the service he can provide by
going to Africa,” Sue Mika says. Although Sue isn’t a hunter, she does have a handle on her own hobbies. She enjoys basketball,
biking, needlework and cooking.




   Sue Mika’s love for horses was one of
 the driving factors in building this guest
 home/barn/toy garage. One of the barn
   residents this winter has been a horse
     owned by Mitt Romney, Sue’s uncle.




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needs under one well-designed roof,” Ron       in the 1980s to study at BYU — Ron           (such as Kiddie Kandids and Provo Craft)
says.                                          graduated in chemical engineering and        and the other half are scattered in the
  When the Mikas began looking                 Sue earned her degree in business. After     Mountainwest.
for someone to build that roof, Paul           doing internships at IBM and Exxon,            “We provide capital and help them
Magleby’s name kept coming up — and            Ron decided that he “didn’t really want to   expand their businesses with our
coming up roses. The Mikas met with            do that the rest of my life.”                experience,” Ron says. “We are very
Paul and toured several of his homes,            His career took him to Bain and            hands-on. Within our ranks are seven
which laid the foundation for their            Company and then Harvard Business            former CEOs and a lot of other deep
relationship.                                  School. Afterwards, he began his long        operating experience.”
  In July 2005, Magleby Companies              career with Bain Capital.                      “I enjoy the soup to nuts,” Ron says. “I
broke ground for the Mikas’ guest house,         In November 2002, Ron founded              like finding a deal and figuring out if we
and the project was completed in time for      Sorenson Capital and began investing         want to make the investment. Then we
Ron’s work party in August 2006.               in companies in early 2004. Half of the      build a partnership with the management
  “Paul was really fun to work with and        company’s 14 investments are in Utah         team.” UV
has a great personality,” Ron says. “At first
he comes across as a crusty cowboy, but
he’s very smart and very thoughtful.”
  The Mikas are familiar with the
homebuilding process.
  “We used high-end builders in Boston
for two homes and we thought they                       A LITTLE BIT OF COUNTRY—
were very good,” Ron says. “Magleby
was equal or better than those. They                      IN THE HEART OF OREM
do wonderful detail work and they are
unique — they also provided really good
communication.”
  The Alpine home was so successful that
                                                                  Priced at $2,250,000
the Mikas and Maglebys are working on
another project in Wolf Creek in Heber.
This project entails a caretaker’s home, a
barn and a main house.
  Ron and Sue first came to Utah County


     “We used
   high-end build-                                     909 South Carterville Road, Orem, Utah
                                                   Contact Info: 801.224.0804 | Website: www.cartervillehome.com
   ers in Boston for                                                                           This 10,000-square-foot home
   two homes and                                                                               on the Orem/Provo border
                                                                                               along historic Carterville Road
   we thought they                                                                             rests on one of the most unique
   were very good.                                                                             and picturesque parcels of
                                                                                               ground in Utah County. This
   Magleby was                                                                                 1.5 acre estate boasts a private
                                                                                               tennis court, nestled in trees,
   equal or better                                                                             virtually hidden from view
   than those. They                                                                            from the back patio. The im-
                                                                                               maculately landscaped property
   do wonderful                                                                                also contains dozens of ma-
   detail work and                                                                             ture trees, including a 35-foot
                                                                                               pine. Browse both interior and
   they are unique.”                                                                           exterior photos of this unique
                                                                                               property. And don’t forget the
             — Ron Mika                                                                        details.


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