Ashton, Idaho, and the entire zip code 83420, is a community primarily based on the agricultural area at the head of the Snake River plain. Ashton lies southwest of Yellowstone National Park and west of Grand Teton national Park. The west face of the Grand Teton park is clearly visible to the east of Ashton.
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83420 Ashton Idaho Homes and Lifestyle
Age of Homes Idaho real estate in Ashton is somewhat older with about half the homes in the zip code built in or before 1960. From 2005 to late 2008 approximately 30 to 40 homes were sold each year. This came to a halt and no recorded home sales occurred in the year and a half from 4th quarter 2008 through the first quarter 2010. Beginning in the 2nd quarter of last year, Ashton home sales picked up, with sales now running at 10-15 a year. Home Values
Value of Homes The median price of homes sold in Ashton, Idaho, has stayed in the range of $80,000 to $140,000 as of June 2011 with occasional quarterly medians outside that range, both above and below. There are currently about two dozen single family homes available on the market, from approximately $100,000 to some very expensive fishing retreats along the Warm River.
The foreclosure rate in Ashton and surrounding Fremont County are relative to the number of homes in the area. Only four homes received a foreclosure filing recently.(June 2011) Area Information The population of Ashton was a little over 1,200 in the most recent census period and the population in the entire zip code is a little over 2,400. This part of Idaho real estate is sparsely settled, with no major city in the surrounding area.
The agricultural base of the area is seed potatoes. The altitude of over 5,200 feet creates a cool summer with a short growing season and a very hard freeze over the winter. This results in a perfect environment for the growing of smaller seed potatoes for the major potato growing areas in Idaho, largely at a lower altitude.
Neighborhoods and Parks Surrounding Ashton are several renowned trout fishing rivers and a national forest. Anyone interested in outdoor sports, including camping, hiking, whitewater rafting, hunting, canoeing, kayaking and skiing will find that the real estate properties in Ashton to their liking.
A unique sporting event held annually in Ashton is the American Dog Derby. Started in 1917, the Derby is a series of races for dog teams pulling sleds from Ashton to the corner of Yellowstone Park. The longest is a two day 100 mile event. Other races include a 7 ½ mile race for those less than 16 years old.
Within the vicinity, residents will find coffee shops, retail shopping and convenient grocery stores.
For anyone looking for a place to live that combines a healthy environment with extensive outdoor activities and access to the grand national parks of western Wyoming should take a look at Ashton homes for sale. There are places to choose from that will meet most requirements.
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Listing information last updated on March 30th, 2017 at 1:37pm MDT.