Park City Neighborhoods
Park City’s Old Town neighborhood is defined by its connection to our rich silver mining past. The PC Historic Commission has gone to great lengths to insure that the character that defines this neighborhood is carefully maintained. At its heart are the shops, fine restaurants and lovely parks that dot Historic Main Street, which offer the old west mining town architecture, with Park City Mountain Resort on the west end. Properties in this neighborhood range from ski-in/ski-out homes, condominiums of all types and sizes, a limited selection of small building sites and single family homes.
Directly to the west of the picturesque McPolin Barn, Aspen Springs offers a lovely collection of high-end single-family homes that cascade towards the Nordic/hiking trails along Highway 224. A bit further to the south lies Thaynes Canyon, which offers single family homes in a densely treed setting and ski-in, ski-out condominiums at the base of Park City Mountain Resort. The neighborhood surrounds the Park City Golf Course and Nordic trail system with Hotel Park City marking the neighborhood entry, offering fine dining, spa services and a mix of condominiums with full hotel amenities.
3. Lower Deer Valley
Properties in Lower Deer Valley include a rich mix of single-family residences with condominiums closer to the base of the Resort, offering ideal proximity to both the slopes and Main Street’s restaurants and shops. Warmer weather offers walking access to the summer concert series at Deer Valley Resort® as well as SUP and dog swimming at Deer Valley Plaza Lake.
4. Deer Crest
The gated community of Deer Crest flanks the eastern border of Deer Valley Resort®. With the prestigious, 5-Star St. Regis Hotel at its center, Deer Crest offers a mix of ultra-luxurious single-family homes, condominiums and homesites overlooking the Jordanelle Reservoir. Most of the properties offer ski access via either private or public ski trails, with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Residents can take advantage of the Deer Crest Club, offering a full array of amenities in the St. Regis Hotel, which offers a skier’s beach, several outdoor pools & hot tubs, a full service spa and fitness center and private transportation services.
5. Upper Deer Valley
Upper Deer Valley includes Silver Lake Village, the mid-mountain dining and shopping hub of Deer Valley Resort ® at 8,000 feet and the infamous McHenry’s Ski Beach. Stein Eriksen Lodge is perched above the village and offers a 5 star condominium hotel experience, with full spa services. The majority of properties in the village are condominiums with the gated community of Bald Eagle Club offering luxurious single family residences. The Deer Valley Club is adjacent to the Silver Lake Lodge and offer fractional ownership at an affordable entry price and a full array of amenities. Scattered throughout Upper Deer Valley are some of the area’s most beautiful mountain homes, many of which are located slope side or within a quick walk to the ski runs.
6. Empire Pass
Empire Pass sits at the highest elevation of Deer Valley Resort®. This ski-in/ski-out community encompasses 1,600 acres on the slopes of Flagstaff Mountain & Empire Canyon. Many of the magnificent luxury condominiums and single family homes are clustered in densely treed enclaves with superb ski access, and are considered the most prestigious in Deer Valley. Residents in Empire Pass can opt to become a member of the famed Talisker Club which features unparalleled amenities at the Tower Club and golf at the neighboring Mark O’Meara designed Tuhaye Golf Course & Club. Anchoring Empire Pass is The Montage Deer Valley condominium hotel, offering European décor, incredible views and a prime slope side location. Refined yet authentic, The Montage offers both hotel rooms and private residences. Other properties at Empire Pass are located within single-family enclaves or luxury condominium buildings.
Perched high above Old Town is The Aerie neighborhood, where single family homes dot the hillsides and offer commanding vistas in all directions. Single-family homes and homesites offer excellent proximity to both Main Street and Deer Valley Resort® and trails provide access to lower elevation neighborhoods.
Characterized by Victorian architecture, Prospector is one of the more affordable neighborhoods within Park City and offers single-family, multi-family and condominium properties, all within walking distance of the school complex and easy access to the Rail Trail, Park City’s popular route for bikers, runners and walkers. There’s also a nice mix of shops &.restaurants. Quarry Mountain flanks the east end of Prospector with a host of landmarks including the Park City Medical Center, the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association’s “Center of Excellence,” the National Ability Center and Park City Ice Rink.
9. Park Meadows
Park Meadows was the first subdivision created outside Old Town back in the 1970’s and continues to be one of the area’s most desirable neighborhoods due to the proximity to the schools complex, the Park Meadows Country Club and all the hiking/snowshoeing/cross country skiing opportunities in the vast open space of Round Valley. At its center is the (Municipal Athletic Recreation Center (M.A.R.C), which offers a pool, tennis courts and popular fitness facilities. This mostly single family neighborhood offers everything from older properties needing TLC to multi-million dollar lodges along the higher elevations with commanding views of the ski resorts.
10. The Canyons
The Canyons area is close to the Canyons Village resort area. This area has a huge diversity in home prices, from fractional interests to multi-million dollar homes in the Colony. This area is conveniently located mid-way to Old Town and the Kimball Junction area. The resort offers many free events throughout the year.
11. Sun Peak & Bear Hollow
The Sun Peak master planned community sits just north of Canyons Resort® and offers single family homes and condominiums with a neighborhood clubhouse with pool, tennis courts and fitness center. An extensive trail network offers paved access to the north and rugged mountain trails for biking and hiking. Bear Hollow is a densely planned community just south of Olympic park with condominiums and single family homes several community amenity centers.
12. Silver Springs
Conveniently located between Canyons and Kimball Junction lies Silver Springs, which consists of several subdivisions connected by trails and parks. Single-family homes dominate, and this area is very popular with full time residents, who enjoy the level topography, spectacular mountain vistas and a network of well-maintained trails and parks, including ready access to the Swaner Nature Preserve and the Parley’s Elementary School.
13. Old Ranch Road
The Old Ranch Road area consists of single-family homes and ranches on acreage with commanding vistas from the Olympic Park to the slopes of Deer Valley and the entire range between. Many of the properties are equestrian, and multiple trail access points to both Round Valley and the Swaner Nature Preserve invite recreational enthusiasts of all types.
14. Kimball Junction
Kimball Junction is the bustling commercial hub along the northern entry to the Park City community. This mixed use neighborhood includes a diverse mix of condominiums and single-family homes, all with easy access to the I-80 Freeway and Highway 224. The Junction’s Redstone and Newpark developments are home to two grocery stores including Whole Foods®, movie theaters, a bowling alley and a diverse selection of shops and restaurants. The west side includes additional retail as well as the Tanger Outlet Mall, and nearby recreation venues include the Basin Recreation Field House and Swaner Nature Preserve and Eco-Center.
The densely treed Pinebrook community flanks the south side of Park City’s entry and is popular among full time residents, many of whom commute to Salt Lake City. Trails abound along the rolling hillsides, allowing residents’ easy recreational access, with convenient shopping and dining at Quarry Junction; wintertime fun for all ages is offered at Gorgoza Tubing Park. Single-family homes dot the hillsides while the lower elevation is dotted with numerous condominium communities, Ecker Hill Middle School and several private schools.
16. Summit Park
A favorite among commuters and recreational enthusiasts alike, Summit Park is perched at 7,000 ft. at the crest of Parley’s Summit along I-80, providing the option of easy access to both Park City and the Salt Lake Valley. This mostly single family home neighborhood is heavily-wooded and offers some of the most affordable homes in the area, as well as backcountry access, abundant wildlife and a diverse selection of trails.
17. Jeremy Ranch
Surrounding a private, 18-hole golf course just north of I-80, Jeremy Ranch is another neighborhood popular with full time residents and offers wide open vistas and plenty of sunshine. Jeremy Ranch Elementary is positioned at the base of the neighborhood.
18. Glenwild/Silver Creek
Silver Creek sits along the northern edge of Park City and offers acreage with zoning for equestrian, with many unpaved roads. Single family homes and ranches are afforded easy access to I-80 and Highway 40 and a smattering of commercial businesses at the neighborhood entrance. Glenwild is perched high above, and is a private, gated Tom Fazio golf community along a flat plateau. Glenwild features some of the area’s most luxurious homes with tremendous views across the Snyderville Basin to all three local ski areas. Single-family homes surround the highly rated golf course; the clubhouse includes a gourmet restaurant, pro shop and excellent fitness facilities.
Nestled between Old Ranch Road and Highway 40, the Trailside area offers Trailside Elementary School and Park with convenient access to trails and parks and expansive views of Olympic Park and Canyons. Primarily a full time resident neighborhood, Trailside offers single-family homes and plenty of room to play.
Promontory is a private, gated community east of Park City that spans more than 7,000 acres and includes two existing golf courses with plans for more. The Promontory Ranch Club features a pool, tennis courts, a spa and a fitness facility and extensive amenities for children, while The Equestrian Center houses a state-of-the-art arena with boarding stalls for owners’ horses. Miles of private trails are available for bikers, hikers, horseback riders and runners. The residences at Promontory include large custom-built homes and smaller luxury cabins. Homesites are available offering amazing views for those wishing to design & build their mountain home.
The Jordanelle area features the Jordanelle Reservoir as the centerpiece, with residential communities dotting the surrounding hills. Depending on location, the various Jordanelle neighborhoods feature views of the reservoir’s sparkling blue waters, farm fields of the Heber Valley or Deer Valley ski runs. Split between Wasatch and Summit counties, the Jordanelle area is home to a wide range of home styles and prices, from lake view condominiums to luxurious single-family homes.
28. Heber City Area
While the Heber Valley has experienced rapid growth during the past decade, the community has retained its small-town charm, which is highly valued by residents new and old. Recently named one of the best resort values by The Wall Street Journal, the Heber Valley is just a 15 minute drive from Park City. This area features remarkable views of the Timpanogos mountain range and is home to the golf community of Red Ledges. Countless recreational opportunities include fishing, camping, hiking, horseback riding as well as skiing at Deer Valley Resort® via the Jordanelle Express gondola. Residents in the area are equally split between primary and secondary homeowners. Vacationers enjoy the bountiful scenery and relaxing vibe, while residents appreciate the affordable housing prices.
Resting at the base of the Wasatch Mountains is the quaint, Swiss-influenced community of Midway. Famous for its legendary annual Swiss Days over Labor Day Weekend, Midway hosted several 2002 Winter Olympic events at the Soldier Hollow cross-country track and biathlon range. The area is ripe with golfing opportunities, including Soldier Hollow, Homestead Resort and Wasatch golf courses. Fans of fishing, horseback riding and skiing rejoice in Midway’s copious open space and the easy access to local mountains. Midway is located 20 minutes from Park City and is experiencing consistent growth. While home prices are slightly higher in Midway than in neighboring Heber, most residents feel that the sense of community validates the premium. Charleston Is a small town located on the banks of Deer Creek Reservoir and is attractive to Provo commuters.
The township of Hideout flanks the eastern edge of the Jordanelle Reservoir and offers some of the most stunning panoramic views spanning from the distant Mt Timpanogos to just across the Jordanelle to Deer Valley. The master planned community of Hideout Canyon consists of single-family homes, twin homes, condominiums, and residential lots all with access to the community’s Outlaw golf course. Deer Valley’s Jordanelle Express gondola is located at Highway 40’s Mayflower exit, providing easy ski access to this area.
Tuhaye is a premier Talisker Corporation golf community offering custom single family homes surrounding the Mark O’Meara course. Subdivisions and townhomes include Deer Mountain, River View and Star Harbor. Condominiums are offered at Fox Bay, Hailstone and the Lodge at Stillwater and Village at the Shores.
These three scenic communities sit at the foot of the Uinta Mountains. Whereas Heber and Midway are slowly transitioning into slightly more populous communities, Kamas has steadfastly held onto its “wild west” roots. The most recognized residential neighborhood in Francis is Wild Willow, which features large homesites and ranch style homes. Located near the small town of Francis is the 5,600 acre Victory Ranch development, which features a Rees Jones designed golf course, five private miles of fishing along the Provo River and striking luxury homes and homesites. Woodland is best known for the renowned Wolf Creek Ranch development, which offers the largest residential land parcels in the area. Some Wolf Creek lots are 160 acres in size, with a perimeter length of two miles. The entire development comprises 14,000 acres of stunning outdoor recreational paradise, and is within easy driving distance of Park City.
The small Summit County farming communities of Oakley and Peoa are located between Coalville and Kamas. Stunning mountain vistas surround both Oakley and Peoa, which abundant working farms & ranches with a rich local history. Oakley is home to the world-renowned 4th of July Oakley Rodeo, while Peoa hosts Mountain Town Music’s summertime concerts at the quaint Woodenshoe Park. While luxury properties certainly exist in these rural areas, the housing inventory tends to be older and therefore more affordably priced. Those looking for a less-remote experience should explore the area’s planned community, North Bench Farms
Coalville is the seat of Summit County, despite its rural location and small population. The three towns of Coalville, Wanship and Hoytsville are primarily agricultural in nature and many families have lived in the area for multiple generations. Excellent fishing exists in the nearby Weber River, which feeds into the Rockport Reservoir – a popular location for water recreation. These towns are quite rural and comprised mostly of ranch and agricultural lands yet are a short drive to Park City via Interstate 80. Potential buyers will find excellent home values in any of these three communities.