Lifestyle in Idaho

The Idaho Lifestyle

Idaho is blessed with unmatched geological diversity such as stunning mountain peaks, deep river gorges, thundering whitewater rapids, pristine lakes and more designated wilderness areas then you will find anywhere else in the lower 48 states. Virtually every kind of outdoor recreation is imaginable, 18 ski resorts provide both winter and summer recreation; outstanding trails traverse the state for hiking, fishing, horseback riding or backpacking; rivers tumble through timbered canyons for exhilarating jet boating and rafting. (Idaho has the most whitewater in the lower 48 states.) Time spent in Idaho is truly an adventure in living. 

Idaho has 30 beautiful State Parks that span some dramatic landscape.  There is something for everyone, whether you crave high adventure, a relaxing vacation, educational programs, family activities, or a history lesson. The fun continues year-round with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and any other winter activity you can think of. Campsites, cabins, and yurts are available at many parks too. Go and explore Idaho to your heart’s content. There truly is something for everyone. Take a minutes and view our Idaho Relocation Guide. 

 Lifestyle in Boise

The Boise area is a collection of distinctive cities and towns where the standard of living is enviable. Living here is easier on your budget than living in the majority of U.S. cities. Idaho’s focus on low taxes, coupled with low utility costs has kept the Boise area’s cost of living below the national average.  There is plenty of water in Idaho thanks to our many rivers.  The  area is consistently features as "One of the Best Places to Live" in America. 

The Boise area’s mild climate, abundance of rivers and lakes, and “Mountain West” lifestyle all combine to create an ideal place for year-round recreation. From city parks and riverwalk strolls to resort-style skiing and mountain exploring, you will find it here in Idaho. No matter where you look thousands of acres of open space dot the state giving our citizens a massive outdoor playground to enjoy with only a short drive from home.  Take a look at the housing options and what you can find on the Boise real estate mls. 

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3706 W Taft Street, Boise

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,310 SqFt
This beautiful midcentury home is perfect in every way. Look out the large side by side windows from an open and sunny living area to the beautiful private backyard with lush lawn, centerpiece trees and secret garden. Original retro details blend with todays lifestyle. Interior boasts gorgeous restored hardwood floors, off center wood burning fireplace, quartz countertops, custom tile and sweet small flex (“she”) space! Perfect location for

6300 S Star Struck, Boise

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,311 SqFt
Unique floor plan that opens into an entry, instead of directly to the living room. Kitchen opens to living room w/vaulted ceilings & plant shelves. Maple hardwood flooring throughout kitchen/dining area. Split bedrooms and master suite with large walk in closet. Fully fenced back yard with full sprinklers. Entertain on the East facing stained patio w/covered cabana that stays with the home. Extra Refrigerator and stand up Freezer in garage.
Amherst Madison Legacy

1896 W Sheep Hill Court, Meridian

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,564 SqFt
OPEN SUNDAY 2-5PM. Immaculate Single level home built in 2011. Live in prestigious Lochsa Falls under $230k. Home boasts quality/upgrades and ends with NW Energy Star Certification. Enjoy oversized Kitchen featuring island, gas stove, granite and spacious eating area leading out to covered patio. Solar tubes bring light into Great Room without turning on lights. Master is tucked away from all other rooms for privacy. Don’t miss the vaulted
Amherst Madison Legacy

11275 W Soluna Dr, Boise

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,730 SqFt
Immaculate single-level custom home w/mature landscaping/curbing located in Hazelwood Village! The open great room w/vaulted ceilings is complimented by a pellet stove/fireplace w/stone hearth. The kitchen features beautiful espresso cabinets, granite slab counter-tops, & stainless steel appliances. Perfect for entertaining! The spacious Master Suite offers dual vanities, tiled walk-in shower, corner soaker tub, large walk-in-closet, &
Silvercreek Realty Group

1303 Brando St., Meridian

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,020 SqFt
Be in by Thanksgiving!! Wailea by Garwood Building Co, a winning split bedroom design featuring a spacious main level bonus room & 2.5 car garage w/modern great room. Large covered patio, perfect for long summer nights & no rear neighbors. Bright great room is the heart of the home, kitchen featuring quartz counters, white custom cabinets & massive pantry. The spa like master bath will be your daily oasis, when you step into the
Woodhouse Group

6195 N Silver Elm Way, Meridian

4 Beds, 2½ Baths, 2,615 SqFt
This beautiful 4 bdr, 2.5 ba home, built on a corner lot, was designed w/the family & entertainer in mind. A two story atrium welcomes guests into a formal sitting area with a fireplace. The open kitchen joins a sunny breakfast nook & ample sized family room. Many upgrades including; granite counter tops, dark oak cabinets, & remote controlled window shades in the front family room. Fully fenced w/ sprinklers, fully landscaped, &
Keller Williams Realty Boise

4011 W Garnet, Boise

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,408 SqFt
Location! Location! Location! Fully-renovated home w attention to every detail. On a very convenient and quiet street near Downtown Boise, this historic home has mature landscaping w one of the largest trees in all of Boise. There is a new roof, siding, and windows. This home boasts a large master suite as well as an open kitchen w Carrara marble and stainless steel appliances. Just a walk to the Boise river, great local parks, and foothills.
Timber and Love Realty, LLC

3856 Lone Pine Ave., Meridian

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,050 SqFt
The "Sawtooth" by L2 Construction. Open, split floor plan. Among many other standard options, The Sawtooth has White oak hardwood, granite, tile and quarts throughout. The great room opens up directly to the large covered patio with plenty of room for entertaining! This floor plan is offered in three different elevations and is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Pictures are similar. To Be built.
Boise Premier Real Estate

12815 W Fernleaf, Boise

5 Beds, 2½ Baths, 2,336 SqFt
Desirable area near parks, shopping and Eatery. Very spacious home with multiple options inside for your personal tastes. Downstairs bdrm, large kitchen/dining area and upstairs flex room all have many potential uses. Very spacious mstrbdrm with walk-in closet and mstr bath. This has been a wonderful family home for the owners who purchased new. Enjoy the fenced backyard with sitting and bbq areas for entertainment and privacy. Mature
Trust Realty

5670 Eddy Place, Boise

3 Beds, 2½ Baths, 2,556 SqFt
Fabulous 2-story home set on a corner lot in the prestigious Meadow Creek Subdivision, this house features spacious living spaces. The master bedroom is located on the main floor, as well as the family room. Designed for maximum light, the open kitchen makes for perfect living spaces. Mature trees and landscaping wrap around the beautiful front yard and cozy private back yard. Near the Greenbelt, community pool, club house, tennis courts, this
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Idaho Realty

5428 N Capson Ave, Boise

4 Beds, 2½ Baths, 2,502 SqFt
Fabulous opportunity to own this loved and well cared for home in a quiet & well established community. Main level features hardwood floors, spacious gourmet kitchen w/ farm sink, double ovens, gas cooktop, & SS appliances. Open floor plan w/ 2 living space, cozy fireplace, & large dining room. Upstairs boasts a HUGE master suite providing the rare opportunity to have your own private oasis. 3 car garage, mature landscaping, and
Tiger Prop

11036 W Leilani Dr., Boise

3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,680 SqFt
Charming curb appeal and a single level floor plan that just feels good! You will love entertaining in this great room / kitchen that flows well and lives large! Be sure to check out the quality of the cabinetry, emphasis on storage including over sized pantry, walk in tile shower, molding and built ins. Relaxed ambiance, dynamic architecture and exceptional attention to detail define" The Tamarack Prairie" by Belveal
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Listing information last updated on October 22nd, 2017 at 5:37pm CDT.