Though Hailey is a small town of just over 6,000 people, it is known throughout Idaho and the rest of the US as being a friendly, welcoming community with plenty of activity and appeal. Nestled in the Wood River Valley, Hailey was first settled in the late 1800's by a pioneer bearing its namesake and grew to economic prominence due to the abundance of sheep herding and sale. In the 20th and 21st centuries, Hailey real estate has risen to prominence as the home of several celebrities including former tennis pro Mats Wilander and actor Bruce Willis, who used to host a popular Fourth of July fireworks festival.
83333- Hailey Idaho Homes and Lifestyle
Age of homes
Hailey properties for sale are typically a little newer than other parts of Idaho, due to the town's newfound popularity and visibility on the national level. Newer homes have pushed the median age of properties in Hailey down to just fifteen years, making home buying a more contemporary affair.
Residents of Hailey are predisposed to living in homes that are high in value. Overall, Idaho real estate in Hailey sells for $428,000 on average. Detached homes are more expensive, selling for roughly $440,000. Townhouses are significantly less expensive, in the $223,000 range (as estimated in June 2011).
Hailey life is centered around luxury and recreation, with fine dining, shopping, and outdoor sports available to local homeowners. The community is involving and welcoming, hosting seasonal festivals for all to enjoy. The city is easily accessible by its Friedman Memorial Airport which has daily flights to and from Salt Lake City, Boise and Seattle. With an abundance of activities and a bustling nightlife, Hailey is a prime destination for any buyer and just south of Sun Valley-the prime destination point for all your favorite outdoor recreation activities like skiing, boarding, horseback riding, and so much more!
Neighborhoods & Parks
Hailey is settled in the Sawtooth National Forest, which makes the surrounding area incredibly beautiful. Residents can step out of their doors and catch mountain views, pristine forest, and the beauty of Idahoan nature. The city is tight-knit with community activities reaching their peak in the summer but going year-round. Though the city's population is not as high as others, it is entirely self-sufficient and provides everything that residents will need.
Hailey sports a prominent nightlife, with fine dining and scores of local businesses with a wide variety of shops including sports shops, breweries, and popular national chains as well. Commerce in Hailey is so refined that they even sport their own local gift cards that work something like currency. These fun cards are called Chamber Bucks and work at over 70 of the local businesses. The Hailey Chamber of Commerce boasts that they make fantastic gifts. Whether residents are looking to wind down at night and relax near the great outdoors or go out and enjoy , there is always something available in Hailey.
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Listing information last updated on August 3rd, 2021 at 1:46pm MDT.