Park City's Best Neighborhoods, Old Town
Park City’s Old Town has a colorful history
and is full of character.
Old Town reflects the rich mining history of Park City, which was incorporated as a city in 1884, eighteen years after silver was discovered in its mountains.
Many of the original commercial and residential buildings still remain, reflecting the Victorian architecture of that era. Main Street in Old Town is known for its great shops, world class restaurants, art galleries and unique character.
You'll see multi-million dollar penthouses on Main Street right next to inexpensive condos. There are spacious ski-in, ski-out homes and small miner’s cottages, right next to homes that are maintained beautifully next to rental properties in need of some love. That’s the beauty of Park City’s Old Town. It’s not cookie cutter subdivision bland. The beauty is in the diversity, the diversity of homes and of residents. Approximately 50% of the homeowners are full-time, the other 50% are either second home owners or investment/rental properties.
Land is at a premium in Old Town. It is hard to find lots to build on - nobody wants to let them go!
From Old Town you can walk to Historic Main Street for dining or shopping. The City has installed stairs at intervals to get you up to Lowell and down to Park Ave. You are in the middle of all the action. Many of the Old Town homes are within walking distance to Park City Mountain Resort for skiing or hiking and biking in the summer.
Prices range from the $200’s for a condo up to $8+ Million dollars for a large home on a large lot. The average home right now is 3-4 bedrooms, 1 car garage, 2000 sq ft and runs between $799,000 and about $900,000.