Boise, Idaho, is a city with a population of a few more than 211,000 residents. This community combines the convenience and amenities of a big city with the charms and comforts of a small town. National magazines such as Forbes and Sunset rank Boise as one of the best places to live in the United States. As the housing market continues to stage a remarkable recovery, more and more newcomers to Idaho are considering real estate in Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Nampa and surrounding areas.
Why does Boise earn its chart topping rankings?
A very reasonable cost of living, including affordable housing.
Moderate climate with four distinct seasons, and an average of 325 golf-able days per year.
A very low crime rate, compared to national averages.
Numerous neighborhood associations working to maintain quality standards.
Individuals, businesses and government dedicated to preserving the quality of life in Boise.
A solid base of employment opportunities.(Including Hewlett-Packard Company, Micros, The Washington Group, and several medical centers.)>
Excellent public school system and numerous colleges and universities.
Abundance of parks, open space, and greenbelt areas within the city.
Following are just a few of the other features that contribute to the desirability of owning property in Boise
Remnants of the Oregon Trail are still visible to the east, leading into the Boise valley.
The Idaho State Capitol is located in Boise, and is the only statehouse in the country heated by the use of natural geothermal hot water. Geothermal resources also heat many of the Victorian mansions along Warm Springs Boulevard.
Nearby is old town of Ustick, with a living cottonwood tree that is recognized as the nation’s second largest.
Pine Street School, located in Meridian, is a restored one-room schoolhouse museum. This building recently won the Governor's Award for Historic Preservation.
Why Property in Boise - Recreational Features
Lucky Peak Reservoir recreational area is located just 10 miles east of Boise.
The Ridge to Rivers Trail System provides open space, and hiking, biking or walking paths through miles of natural environment.
Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation for skiing, snowshoeing and snowboarding.
Meridian Speedway holds stock car races from April through September.
Roaring Springs Water Park and the Boondocks Fun Center.
Why Property in Boise - Cultural and Entertainment Features
The Idaho Botanical Gardens.
Opera, ballet, theatre, and symphonies.
Several local wineries.
The Eagle Fun Days Festival with its Wet and Wild Parade and the World’s Largest Rocky Mountain Oyster Feed
Meridian Dairy Day, a Chili Cook-Off, and the Scarecrow Festival.
The 85-year old Snake River Stampede -- one of the top 15 professional rodeos in the country.
The educational Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center offers educational exhibits, highlighting the local regional environment and features miles of nature trails.
The Boise, Idaho, area has something to offer to everyone, and the items listed above just touch the surface of what is available. If you are looking for a new place to live or considering Boise land or property as an investment, make sure you personally investigate the Boise area.
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Listing information last updated on March 26th, 2017 at 1:37pm MDT.