As you browse our listing in Sun Valley, feel free to check out Bellevue Idaho, located southeast of Ketchum and Hailey. This small town is nestled in a relatively secluded, but well traveled, portion of Idaho’s beautiful country. This gives residents of Bellevue Idaho the opportunity to enjoy a quiet lifestyle without sacrificing the amenities of meeting new people and enjoying an atmosphere of wholesome recreation. Here are answers to a few common questions that may help you in your
How Big is the Town?
Bellevue Idaho is a low population town. In the 2010 federal census, the city reported a total of 2,287 permanent residents. The city itself covers about two square miles of land and has a river, the Big Wood River, running through downtown. This means that when you move to Bellevue Idaho, you will most likely get to know all of your neighbors and almost everyone in town will know your name. On your trip to the grocery store, you will probably see many familiar faces. This makes the city very safe; the crime rate in Bellevue is less than one third than that of the national average. The close knit community in Bellevue Idaho also makes life exciting and comfortable.
What Types of Properties are Available?
Properties in Bellevue range from apartments to ranches. Depending on your home needs, you can find a place for just you, or for you and all of your kids, or for you and all of your kids and all of your cattle. Browse our listings for homes in Bellevue Idaho that are on the market right now that might fulfill your needs.
What Do I Do for Fun?
Recreation in Bellevue and the surrounding area is first class. Sun Valley resort and Ketchum Ski Area are located less than half an hour’s drive away. In these resort towns, which are popular destinations for travellers nationwide, you can find skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, water sports, hiking, shopping, fishing, and just about anything you can think of. In the city of Bellevue, you can go bowling, join the Wood River gun club for an afternoon of target practice, or watch an astounding gymnastics performance by Wood River Gymnastics. The stunning Sawtooth mountain range is also just a few miles to the southwest, where you can take your family and friends for a weekend camping trip. There you can enjoy the Sawtooth National Forest and the occasional glimpse of Idaho’s wildlife, such as mule deer, red foxes, and elk. If you like water sports, the Magic Reservoir is a great place to hitch up your motor boat and try out your latest tricks, and the Salmon River is a fantastic whitewater boating adventure.
What Education is Available?
Bellevue Idaho schools are part of the Blaine County School District, a small district comprising schools from Ketchum, Hailey, and Bellevue. There are four elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools. In addition to these traditional schools, there is one K-12 school. These schools abide by Idaho state standards and their small class sizes personalize the learning process. Gifted and Talented programs for advanced students provide rigorous coursework for elementary age students.
In addition to public high schools, Bellevue is within 200 miles of Boise State University. Students who decide to obtain college education have the option of attending university classes relatively close to home. The College of Southern Idaho also has an outreach center located in Hailey Idaho, less than half an hour away, where students can take coursework to obtain their degree. Idaho State University, located in Pocatello, Idaho, is also less than 150 miles from Bellevue, providing yet another nearby university option.
If you like the scenic beauty of Idaho’s Wood River Valley, like the quiet of a small town, enjoy the benefits of living close to a world class resort, love the outdoors, and want great education, be it for yourself or for your family, Bellevue Idaho is the place for you. Search our listings for homes and properties in the area that will fulfill your home needs and talk to one of our agents about purchasing a home in Bellevue Idaho.