Luxurious McCall, Idaho a place to escape to the mountains. With lakes and rivers, hiking and climbing McCall will always suprise you. It's a favorite summer destination, staying a week in the cabin and catching sunrays and boat waves.
83635- McCall Real Estate for Sale
83635- McCall Idaho Homes and Lifestyle
Age of Homes
Due to the resort nature of the town, McCall properties for sale are generally a little newer, though older homes are available as well. The surge in tourism has promoted construction, leaving the median age of Idaho real estate in the area at 19 years.
Because of the high value and cost of living in a tourist area, the price of homes in McCall has been steadily rising. The average McCall property for sale cost roughly $363,000. Detached houses are only marginally more expensive than the mean at $385,000. 3-to-4 unit structures are much cheaper at $138,000. 5-or-more unit structures are $246,000 on average. Rent is comparatively cheap for a resort town at $853.
Like so many areas in Idaho real estate, McCall was settled in the late 1800's. It sits adjacent to Payette Lake, and has drawn in residents and tourists alike for many years. The current population of McCall is 2,554, but the number of people in the town surges during tourist season. McCall is considered a desirable tourist resort destination, which also raises the value of living here for residents who have year-round access to all that McCall has to offer.
Jobs are available in the service and tourist industries, and the lifestyle of the city revolves around both water sports and winter sports such as skiing. The summers in McCall are mild and comfortable, while the winters are colder and see plenty of snow that makes the winter sports all the more engaging. Snow falls heavily during the winter as the city has an elevation of 5,000 feet, which also gives it a high-altitude mountain town feel. Whether buyers are looking for a mountainous getaway or a bustling lifestyle surrounded by an enthusiastic, active community, McCall has plenty to offer.
Neighborhoods & Parks
McCall sits on the Payette Lake and attracts tourists for most of the year. The resident community, however, enjoys the natural beauty of Idaho every day, as the mountains provide plenty of hiking through their lush forests. The Payette National forest is also adjacent. The McCall neighborhood is large enough to warrant its own airport and golf course, which of obviously will increase the flow of tourists. The community is active, sparkling and fun with enough diversions to keep residents engaged for years.
Cascade or Donnelly just a half hour away also has many of the same oppurtunities as McCall, but with a little bit more smaller feel so for those who want to avoid more of the tourist scene this is a more appealing option.
As McCall properties for sale are found in a resort and tourist town, shopping and dining must be on par with other similar destinations. McCall has several stores including a general store, home furnishing options, and even a nature gallery. McCall even features the Christmas Store. Whether looking for some specialty item or perusing the unique wares that McCall has to offer, the town has plenty of dining and shopping options for residents who enjoy browsing, fine dining and relaxation.
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Listing information last updated on February 20th, 2017 at 9:37pm MST.