Stanley, Idaho, an ideal location for fine living. With an estimated population of 513 residents, a land area of just over 573 square miles, and a cost of living a bit lower than the national average, Stanley, Idaho is a community ready for growth.
83278- Stanley Real Estate for Sale
83278- Stanley Real Estate for Sale
83278 Stanley Idaho Homes and Lifestyle
Age of Homes
The bulk of Stanley homes have been built in the years 1990-1999, although there are some older homes (1970-1979) in the area. The widest range of development in Stanley was from 1960-1999, although it seems that there are always opportunities open for new construction.
As of April 2011, the median asking price for homes within Stanley is about $97,454.
Trending jobs in Stanley include medical, security, and law enforcement.
The average temperature in July is 57.2 degrees Fahrenheit. In winter, the average snowfall is approximately 20.4 inches. This is a great area for skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and outdoor activities.
The public school is Stanley Elementary-Junior High School, ranging from Kindergarten through Eighth grade.
Special events abound yearly in Stanley, including the Annual Stanley-Sawtooth Winterfest, the Big Air Snowboard Contest, the Snowmobilers' Ball, and guided historic walking tours of Stanley and Lower Stanley. Every 4th of July displays an evening fireworks display in City Center. Summers hold the Sawtooth Music Festival and the Sawtooth Salmon Festival, with something to do and enjoy for all.
Neighborhoods & Parks
A predominantly rural area, Stanley offers a country adventure for visitors and residents alike. Salmon-Challis National Forest has the Frank Church—River of No Return Wilderness Area, and Idaho's tallest peak, Mount Borah. Many Boise, Idaho real estate owners come here to this very prestigious piece of nature.
The area is considered highly desirable for fishing, hunting, white-water rafting, and hiking.
Other hot spots for outdoor activities include the Mystery Creek Recreation Site, just off of Loon Creek Road, the Glacier View Campground, and the Riverside Campground. Also Redfish lake a popular destination is close-by for a great weekend get-a-way.
Visitors and residents are pleasantly surprised by the dining and shopping opportunities throughout Stanley. Though it’s not an area for strip malls and shopping centers, Stanley has several locations to satisfy the needs of the die-hard shopper. Seven spots to shop and browse are the Artisan's Guild and Gift Shop, Riverwear Sports, Personal Sportswear, Back Eddy's Market, Jerry's Country Store, McCoy's Tackle & Gift Shop, and Mountain Village Mercantile.
After a day of outdoor hiking, fishing, or site seeing, dining possibilities featured in Stanley include “The Grill” at the Glacier View Campground Restaurant, which boasts a famous “Glacier Burger” fresh off the grill of their outdoor cafe, as well as a wide selection of beer, wine, and champagne. For regional favorites and comfort food, with a specialty of salmon, trout, and wild game, the Redfish Lake Lodge offers a bountiful selection for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dining can also be enjoyed at their Outdoor Gazebo.
For a laid-back, great-outdoors adventure, a quiet place, Stanley has something to offer everyone, with real estate available appealing to individuals of all kinds.
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