As many Boise natives know, there are a few different “sides of town” in the Treasure Valley. When meeting a new friend, co-worker, or potential business associate, a general question that often comes up is “What side of town do you live on?” We have the historical North End, beautiful Down Town, classic East Side, and the ever growing West Boise and Meridian. But, which side of town is right for you?
If mature trees and tons of nostalgia are what you’re in the market for, look no further than the historic North End. Many homes in the North End are over 100 years old, and plenty of them have been renovated with modern and chic details. If you’re looking to renovate a property yourself, the North End is a treasure trove of vintage homes. With Boise staples like the CO-OP, Harrison Boulevard, Boise High School, and Bogus Basin Road, any Boise native will tell you that the beautiful North End is a coveted place to live. Take a look at this super unique Boise Ave home, listed by Accel! Want to read more about what makes the North End so awesome?! Click here!
For the college student, avid boater, or Green Belt lover, there’s no better fit than the East Side of Boise. With easy access to campus, a bike ride away from Down Town, and a quick shot up to Lucky Peak, living on the East Side of Boise has tons of benefits. Not only are there affordable houses with plenty of charm and character around Broadway, Boise Avenue, or off Park Center, there are plenty of new and developing subdivisions a little farther out close to the Idaho Shakespeare Festival and Barber Park.
Many Boise residents are making the move out to West Boise, South West Boise, and Meridian, and for good reason. With so much commercial development on this end of town, everything you might need is easily within 20 minutes away (and there are no one-way streets to bother with!) Neighborhoods and communities are growing faster than ever in West Boise and Meridian, and the housing prices on this end of town can’t be beat. Want to spend $150,00 on a home? How about $500,000? Whatever your budget is, West Boise and Meridian have you covered. With thoughtfully located schools, grocery stores, parks, and entertainment, West Boise, South West Boise, and Meridian is the perfect end of town to start and raise a family.
Looking to move a little farther away from Boise? Check out our blog on Living in Middleton, ID!
“…A.J. was just flawless, he had the best recommendations every step of the way to make sure we picked everything perfectly. I couldn’t have imagined a better buying experience, from the very first minute until after we moved in.”
“We thought buying our first house would be complicated…with Mick’s help we found one we love. There were multiple offers and ours was the one they accepted because our he knew how to negotiate for us. The best experience ever!“
“The home buying experience was nothing like we thought it would be. Linda found a better mortgage rate and we bought a home in much less time than we had anticipated…everything worked in our favor. Thank you so much for making it happen!“
“My family noticed right away how sharp the photos and brochures looked, loved the 3-D Tour of the floorplan. Brandi told us the “details mattered” and that it’s the most important thing when selling your home. Thank you for all the work up front to make going-on-the-market stress free and selling for full price.“
“Dan handled all the work of listing our home…every single part, all we had to do is make the decisions on which offer to pick. We are extremely happy with Accel and the service provided to us in selling our home…the buyer found it online, loved the virtual tour, and made an offer.”
“…extremely confident in dealing with the terms and negotiations from beginning to end, including the selling price. I was very impressed with all the support. Actually did a video walk-through before coming to Idaho…would recommend Alei five stars to anyone looking for real estate in Eagle.“
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