Boise North End Homes for Sale- Houses with History
The North End neighborhood of Boise, Idaho features many of the area’s oldest and most historic homes. Homes were first built here in 1878, and today the neighborhood features a wide variety of styles. Queen Anne homes and cottage bungalows are found along the tree-lined streets of the North End. The entire residential district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is considered a local historic area.
Boise North End Homes for Sale
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Boise North End Homes for Sale
Boise North End Homes and Lifestyle
Boise’s North End area is an excellent place to purchase an historic property to call home. Restored homes typically range between $300,000 and $3 million – and there many homes still awaiting restoration starting around $200,000. These historic homes are in high demand and their value has risen over the past twelve months.
The North End History
- This area was considered “remote” from the 1890s through the 1950s, before becoming the main area of residential growth for Boise.
- Harrison Boulevard, one of Boise’s most picturesque streets, was vital in the growth of the North End. During the first years of the twentieth century, many of the areas prominent citizens constructed homes along Harrison Boulevard. With each trying to out-do the other, this resulted in a collection of magnificent homes in a variety of architectural styles.
- Originally designated as 17th Street, Harrison Boulevard was renamed in honor of President Benjamin Harrison. Harrison signed the Admissions Act that officially declared Idaho a state, and his visit in 1891 prompted locals to rename this beautiful street.
- A median parkway and streetlights were added to Harrison Boulevard in 1916, adding to the desirability of living in North End.
- Close to Downtown Boise, the North End hosts well-known annual events such as the Hyde Park Street Fair. Walking and biking trails meander through the neighborhood and extend into Camels Back Park and the Boise Foothills.
- The North End schools are a smoothly functioning system, known for graduating students with SAT scores well above the state and national averages.
- In addition, the North End offers a growing job market that includes such employers as Hewlett-Packard, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, the Mountain Home Air Force Base and Micron Technology. In 2007, Forbes Magazine features the North End on their list of “Best Places for Business and Careers.”
- This area is considered by many Boise residents to be the best local destination for spending an afternoon shopping, sightseeing, bicycling, strolling, or just relaxing with a superb cup of coffee. The North End offers both architectural and natural beauty with its wonderful historic homes and an abundance of parks, flowers, trees and gardens.
If you are looking for a home in a unique urban area, surrounded by beauty and history, you must visit the North End neighborhood of Boise, Idaho.
Contact The Hughes Real Estate Group for more information or to view Idaho homes: (208) 571-7145.
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Listing information last updated on May 21st, 2022 at 8:07pm MDT.