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Boise Detached Houses
For many, a detached single-family home is the pinnacle of residential living. Being able to customize and care for one's property, including a spacious yard and added structures, make owning a detached home an experience in freedom and self-expression. And in Boise, Idaho, you'll have your pick from a wide variety of reasonably-priced, high-quality homes. From 19th-century Colonial, to Mid-Century vintage, to cutting edge Modern, Boise's single-family homes for sale are the best you'll find for many miles around.
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Homes for Sale in Boise, Idaho
Boise is a mid-sized city located in Idaho's scenic Treasure Valley, hosting a range of settings from lush riverside parks to rolling grassy hills. The reasonable size means that all of Boise's attractions are within a short driving distance of each other.
Boise residents enjoy a sunny climate, low crime, and a high employment rates.
Boise is a highly desirable city to live in, attracting attention from buyers far and wide. The detached home market in Boise is only set to improve in the coming years.
Detached House Styles in Boise, ID
Boise's rich history as the urban hub of Idaho's fertile Treasure Valley sets it apart from many other cities in the area. In Boise you'll find detached houses in a varied mix of architectural styles, spanning from the end of the 19th century, right up to the latest contemporary designs.
Historically, bungalow and Craftsman-style homes have been particularly popular in Boise, thanks to their elegant simplicity and practicality. Nearer to the downtown area, character homes in a range of traditional-revival styles can be found, including Colonial, Tudor, Queen Anne, Italianate, and Classical.
From the beginning, through to the middle of last century, various modern and ranch-style homes became popular. Many were even built from mail-order kits. In more recent times, contemporary designs showcasing a wide range of materials and textures in angular or boxy designs have become popular. These typically feature floor-to-ceiling windows and interiors with open living areas and exposed ceiling structures.
Here's a quick summary of what you can expect to find with detached homes of various styles in Boise, Idaho:
Colonial - Typically two story, rectangular, symmetrical facades with evenly spaced windows.
Craftsman - Low profile with prominent wood and stone accents. Wide front porches supported by square pillars.
Tudor - Steep roof lines, geometric window panes, bay windows, and decorative structural details featuring bricks or beams.
Ranch - More of a layout than an aesthetic, ranch homes are single-story, spacious homes with sprawling room configurations. Often finished in simple brick or stucco. Well suited to large lot sizes.
Places to Live in Boise, ID
Boise's North End area features many historic homes and prestigious properties. Being on the edge of the Foothills also makes this a place of supreme natural beauty and many local attractions.
East and South East Boise offers its residents proximity to the beautiful Boise River greenbelt running through the city, as well as a host of other attractions, including golf courses, and a short commute to Boise State University.
West Boise, including Garden City and extending into Meridian, is a fast growing area attracting new residents thanks to its many commercial and entertainment options (like Boise Town Square Mall), as well as its burgeoning arts and culture scene. Meridian especially has seen explosive growth in recent years with many new, attractive homes.
Other areas to check out include Northwest Boise, Warm Springs, Harris Ranch, and the Highlands.
Ready to begin the search for your ideal detached home in Boise? Contact HomeRiver Realty today to get started.