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Located an hour southeast of Salt Lake City is Alta, a breathtaking and exclusive small town known for its skiing and beautiful views of the Wasatch Mountain Range. With a population of just under 400 people, Alta is home to a small community of affluent nature lovers. If you’re looking for a picturesque place to retire or work remotely, Alta offers unparalleled natural beauty and an easy commute to nearby Salt Lake City for shopping, air travel, and entertainment. Known to get at least 500 inches of snow every year, Alta is the perfect place for you if you love winter sports or staying cozy inside to enjoy the views of snow capped mountains.

What To Do in Alta

Alta Ski Area is one of the few remaining ski only resorts, with no snowboarding allowed. This allows Alta Ski Resort to offer a classic experience for skiing purists. Residents of Alta can enjoy it year round, with unparalleled, breathtaking scenery for warmer weather hikes and backcountry exploration. The ski runs are known to be steep and deep, best for expert skiers.There is a kids ski school available as well, and lodging and dining options. For other dining, entertainment, and shopping, Alta residents make a quick commute to a neighboring town.

Why People Love Alta

It is hard to overstate the natural beauty of Alta. Residents choose to live in this remote town because of the views and access to hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, and other outdoor adventures. The small community of locals also makes for a safe environment, with one of the lowest crime rates nationwide. If you love peace and quiet and have the flexibility to work from home or retire, Alta may be the perfect place for you. It is one of the best places to live in Utah.

Alta Schools

The Alta School-Goldminer’s Daughter is the only public school in the city limits of Alta, with 13 students kindergarten through 12th grade. Alta is a part of the Canyons School District, which is rated #1 among Utah public school districts. Remote schooling through independent homeschool or publicly funded online public school is also a good option for families in Alta if the local school is not a good fit. For private schools, Alta residents will need to commute to a neighboring city.

Alta Real Estate

The Alta housing market is highly exclusive, with a median house price of $1,200,000. You’ll find panoramic mountain views from nearly every Alta property, with many homes featuring large windows to highlight snow capped mountains. Large homes with luxury finishes are plentiful in Alta. Most homes are set on large lots far from neighbors, and fully furnished designer homes are also available.

If you think Alta may be your next dream location, contact us today to begin your search for the next home. In the house hunting process, you will need an experienced and knowledgeable real estate agent on your team, and I can offer just that as a lifelong Utah resident and Utah real estate expert.

To buy in Alta, Utah call us directly at 435-414-8597

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