Community Spotlight: Herriman, UT

Wednesday March 6, 2024

Community is Key in the Search for a New Home

As you consider which Lafferty Communities home is your next forever home — Sky Haven Estates, for example, in beautiful Herriman, UT — there are many factors to consider beyond the home itself. Certainly, your quality of life starts at home, so you want to ensure you find exactly the right fit — beyond that, though, you need to ensure that the community you are thinking of moving to has everything you and your family need to truly thrive. Lafferty Communities offers stunning new builds in many places across the West, so rest assured that wherever you are looking, you’ll find a place where you will be welcomed with open arms. Let’s take a further look into the surrounding area of Sky Haven Estates by Lafferty.

A Look Inside Herriman: Utah’s Premier Community for Families

Nestled in the stunning Salt Lake Valley, Herriman offers families the best of both worlds — here, you can enjoy a quiet, small-town feel to your daily life, while still sitting a short thirty-minute drive from the exciting attractions available in nearby Salt Lake City. With a population of around 55,000, Herriman boasts a tight-knit community where your neighbors will be more than simply neighbors — they’ll be your friends for life. Plus, with friendly faces around every corner, you’re sure to become part of the community in no time.

Top-Rated Schools

In Herriman, UT, education is a top priority, and families with children of all ages will find a variety of excellent schools to choose from.

Of the 10 elementary schools in the area, more than half have a GreatSchools rating of 5 or above. Test scores at Herriman elementary schools tend to be far above the state average, while student and parent testimony are incredibly positive across the board. At certain schools, such as Herriman Elementary, many teachers have earned additional certifications beyond the state requirement, making them exceptional educators for your children.

As children move into the upper grades, their education remains stellar. Several middle and high schools in the area offer dual-immersion programs for secondary language learning. Through these, students have the chance to become extremely fluent in their chosen language, as they study the structure of the language alongside their immersion in the culture and history.

For those looking to further their education beyond the K-12 level, there are also a number of accredited universities and vocational schools nearby, ranging from community colleges to private institutions.

Things to Do

Whether you’re looking to explore the beautiful outdoor scenery of Utah, to learn something new and fascinating or simply to enjoy an evening of fun, there’s plenty to do in and around Herriman. This cheerful town is a short drive from Salt Lake City, where you’ll find amusement parks, aquariums, historical sites and a thriving food scene.

Of course, you don’t need to drive beyond Herriman to find something fun to do. In town, you can find all sorts of hidden gems — such as an exact replica of the iconic house from Pixar’s animated film Up.

There’s no shortage of outdoor adventures to be found in the area, as well. No matter what time of year it is, a visit to Butterfield Canyon brings stunning views as well as lots of opportunities to hike and reconnect with nature. Or, you can take the family out for a picnic at Blackridge Reservoir, where you also have the chance to swim and paddleboard during the warmer months.

Discover Your Next Home at Sky Haven Estates

If you’re looking for the perfect community for you and your family, Herriman might be it. Discover your beautiful Sky Haven Estates home with Lafferty Communities today and see what kind of life could be waiting for you.