Why Live In East Holladay? Homes for sale in the Holladay area are very much desired. What makes this area truly unique is the diversification of homes in the area. There are homes that have been built in the 1940s as well as several new home communities. Some homes in this area also have large estates, adding solitude for owners. A lot of neighborhoods now have the older homes torn down with residents building new structures twice the size as the original home. Residents need more space but love the area and want a bigger home. This community is near Big Cottonwood and Little Cottonwood Canyons which are within 30 minutes. Everyone enjoys the canyons either for camping, hiking, biking and fishing in the summer. Most enjoy the canyons for the skiing in the winter.
What are the Schools Like in the Area? The school district is Granite School District. All the schools from elementary to high school rank very high for academics.The Elementary Schools include Oakridge Elementary, Cottonwood Elementary, Crestview Elementary and Howard R. Driggs Elementary. All these elementary schools have terrific parent involvement and programs to offer the children an advanced education. The Junior High Schools include Olympus Jr. High School and Evergreen Junior High Schools. These two schools offer a very informative web site which includes blogs from most of the teachers, newsletters, and twitter to keep parents abreats of the activities at the school.
The High School is Olympus High which was rebuilt and just finished completion in 2014. This state of the art high school includes a Performing Arts Building as well as all the new technology need to further educate the children.
How close is the shopping? The shopping is growing all the time. The City of Holladay has just added new governmental office buildings on 4800 South 2300 East. There are also new restaurants moving into the area with all different cuisine from Thai, Japanese, Mexican, Sushi, Italian, to mention just a few. Fashion Place Mall is within 10 minutes where you have over 75 stores to choose from. There are various food stores which include Fresh Market, Harmons and Dans.
The real estate market in the Holladay area is always in demand because of such a central location to the Salt Lake Valley. This area is considered the east bench and has freeway access to all parts of the valley within 30 minutes. The real estate values depreciated very little during the real estate "slump". In fact the values have risen over and beyond what they were 5 years ago, a very good place to invest.