Located in Utah, United States, the city of Cottonwood Heights is located in the Salt Lake City metropolitan area.
Cottonwood Heights offers a calm ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. Most locations within the city have good access to parks, such as Wasatch-Cache National Forest and Old Mill Park, and there are about 10 of them close by for residents to visit. Most areas in this city are reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing many of the dwellings in Cottonwood Heights, while large apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. The average year of construction for properties in this city is 1981. This city also has quite a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the population of this city own their home while renters make up the remainder.
Accessing one of approximately 10 supermarkets on foot is practical for some, but not all, property owners in Cottonwood Heights. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes within walking distance. Regarding education, it is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from anywhere in Cottonwood Heights. On the other hand, house owners may find it challenging to get to high schools as a pedestrian. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
The favored approach to get around in this city is very often driving. It is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Belt Route, from anywhere in this part of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, and it is especially convenient to find a place to park. In contrast, the public transit service in Cottonwood Heights is not very frequent. Thankfully, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually close by. It is difficult for pedestrians to move around in Cottonwood Heights since many daily needs are challenging to meet without the use of a vehicle.