A Complete Guide To Olympus Cove
See why everyone wants to live in "The Cove!"
What is so great about Olympus Cove?
Olympus Cove is one of the most highly coveted places to live in the Salt Lake valley. Built on the northwestern slopes of Mount Olympus, ‘The Cove’ has some of the best, most ridiculous views of the entire Salt Lake valley and of course, Mount Olympus itself. It just takes one visit to The Cove to see why everyone and their dog wants to live here. There are many popular hiking trails that begin in Olympus Cove, namely Millcreek Canyon’s many trails, Neffs Canyon and the numerous Mt. Olympus Trailheads.
History of Olympus Cove Homes
Olympus Cove has homes of all sizes, with styles and decor that span decades. The vast majority of the homes in Olympus Cove were built in the middle of the 20th century, between 1940-1960. Although there are many new and rebuilt homes throughout Olympus Cove, you’ll still see a surprising number of mid-century and contemporary style homes. The popularity of “mid-century modern” homes is strong in Olympus Cove and a large number of these mid-century homes have been newly renovated with contemporary stylings, all while keeping the mid-century style and feel of the neighborhood.
Perhaps the single biggest reason why Olympus Cove is such a desirable place to live in is the view! The scenery in Olympus Cove and the view of the Salt Lake Valley and Mt. Olympus from The Cove is unbeatable. The entire Olympus Cove neighborhood sits at the base of Mt. Olympus, and works it’s way up on the mountain. When surrounded by a breathtaking view of Mount Olympus and the Salt Lake valley below it, why would anyone ever want to leave? Olympus Cove homes have arguably the best view in all of Salt Lake City. Just wait until you see an Olympus Cove sunset for the first time!
Olympus Cove is an upscale community for young families, middle age professionals, empty nesters, and retired folks who are content living life to the fullest in perhaps the most beautiful and scenic neighborhoods in Salt Lake City. Olympus Cove is perfect for those who want to still live in Salt Lake City, close enough to downtown and the University of Utah, but still be far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Olympus Cove is a neighborhood that people don’t want to leave, but you’ll usually still be able to find enough Olympus Cove Homes for Sale to meet your needs.
See the most expensive home for sale in Olympus Cove in this article here.
Olympus Cove Shopping
Even though your home is nestled up into the foothills of a mountain, you’re still only a 2 minute drive away from the rest of “civilization.” You have the Olympus Hills Shopping Center right there at the entrance to the neighborhood. The shopping center has a great local grocery store (Dan’s), a hardware store, a bank, two gas stations, and a handful of great local restaurants, like the Wing Coop, Kobe Sushi, and Barbacoa.
The north end of Olympus Cove is literally just a couple of minutes away from another shopping center on 3300 South, which has a Smith’s Marketplace grocery store, a Momentum rock climbing gym, an REI, and many other stores and shops. Ohh yeah, a crap load more great restaurants too!
Olympus Cove Schools
Olympus Cove schools fall within Granite School District. Your kids have their choice of two elementary schools (Eastwood Elementary and Oakridge Elementary), two Jr High schools (Churchill Jr High and Wasatch Jr High), and Skyline High School. Some parents choose to enroll their high school age kids at Olympus High School, just down the hill to the West another 5-8 minutes or so.
Olympus Cove Homes For Sale
Learn all there is to know about the Olympus Cove Real Estate market by a top Olympus Cove Real Estate Agent, Dustin Brohm of Equity Real Estate and Founder of SearchSaltLake.com. If you are a buying a home in Salt Lake and want to explore the Olympus Cove area, please get in touch as we have been actively buying and selling homes here for many years. There are very few Olympus Cove real estate agents that have the track record of being a top producer year after year. If you are looking to sell your home in Olympus Cove, I would welcome the opportunity to show you how we get the job done!
About Olympus Cove, Utah
"What the heck is The Cove?"
Olympus Cove is the highly coveted, upscale neighborhood nestled at the feet of Mt. Olympus and Neffs Canyon. It lies East of Wasatch Blvd, with Parley’s Canyon as the Northern Border, and the Mt Olympus trailhead on the South. Millcreek Canyon runs right through the middle of The Cove. The northern part of Olympus Cove is part of the new Millcreek City (currently Salt Lake City), and the southern section is part of Holladay City. The zip codes for Olympus Cove are 84109 and 84124.
Olympus Cove Real Estate Experts
Why Choose A Top Producer & Neighborhood Expert?
If you’re thinking about selling your home, investment property, condo, or other Olympus Cove Real Estate, allow us to help make the sale a pleasant (and successful!) experience.
When interviewing Olympus Cove Realtors there should be a number of important things you look for in the interview, including the agents past track record of success, statistical data such as list price to sale price ratios, and average days on market. In addition, you should find out what communication and marketing skills they have. Extremely crucial these days, How current are they with technology, social media, and online marketing?
Our marketing is second to none, and we pride ourselves on being current with the latest technology and social media. Because we are ahead of the curve in terms of marketing Olympus Cove homes for sale, we’ll get your home seen by more potential buyers than anyone else. Here’s a dirty little secret of most real estate agents… they don’t do anything extra to market the home for sale! They just put it up on the MLS and call it a day. If you’re lucky, they’ll post it on Facebook, and even KSL if they’re feeling frisky. That just won’t cut it.
Our #1 goal is to put a SOLD sign in your lawn and as much $ in your pocket as possible; however, we also want to make sure you feel that the home selling process was seamless, low stress, and pain free.
We welcome the opportunity to discuss why we are well respected Realtors servicing Olympus Cove residents and property owners, and how our clients homes are showcased everywhere online. We market the heck out of the homes we sell! How many Realtors can honestly say that they know how to market your home for sale on Snapchat!? Well, we can.
There are no other Realtors in Olympus Cove (or in Salt Lake City!) who are providing this level of online exposure through social media integration or SEO (search engine optimized) results. Your property will be found in all of the places that today’s savvy home buyers will be searching for Olympus Cove Homes for Sale, including this site and many, many, many other highly indexed websites and social networks.
In addition to the incredible online exposure your home will receive, other things that make us stand out is the use of high quality professionally-taken photographs, detailed “story telling” property descriptions, virtual tours, prominent featuring on SearchSaltLake.com as well as literally 100’s of other top real estate websites.
Whether you’re in the market to buy a home in Olympus Cove Utah or sell your Olympus Cove home, let us be your guide to the real estate market as Top Olympus Cove real estate agents.
We have been selling homes in and around Olympus Cove, Utah for many years. Contact us to discuss how we can best serve your Olympus Cove real estate needs!