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Rustic Custom Modern Home On 7+ Acres Of Gorgeous Land With 360 Degree Views. Total Square Feet Is 4416 - Main Floor Finished Sq Ft Is 2522 Sq Ft And 1894 Sq Ft In Daylight Basement Is Framed For 2 Bedrooms And A Full 3rd Bath With Large Rec Room. Granite C...
This Lovely Home Is Located Just Outside City Limits On A Spacious 2 Acre Parcel Nestled Up To An Aspen Grove! Built In 1993 W/an Addition In 2005, Plus Brand New Kitchen & Bathrooms. This Lovely Home Has Vaulted Views, 2 Propane Fireplaces, Sunken Living R...
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Mountain Log Cabin In A Gated Community. Roads Are Maintained Year Around. 1.30 Acres, 3 Bds, 2 Bath. Large Family Room Upstairs With A Walk Out Deck To Sit And Relax. 2 Car Covered Carport With 10x27 Upper Storage Room. Owner Has Kept Home Very Clean And ...
There are many Idaho mountain properties, and the reason comes as no surprise - Idaho is home to countless mountains including a section of the Rocky Mountains. This offers residents who own a mountain home access to incredible climates, views, and an ideal lifestyle.
Properties in Idaho’s Mountains
If you are fond of using mountain property to separate yourself from the outside world, there are low-impact cabins in the mountains that require very little upkeep. This is not to say, however, that Idaho mountain properties cannot be luxurious. Some construction companies have pre-built luxury cabins that are quite comfortable. Though, they might not be as private as a custom built cabin. On the other hand, by finding or building on property that is located closer to developed areas, such as the Boise Foothills, owners of residential mountain properties in Idaho are able to have large land plots as well as large, comfortable homes to fit their needs.
Residential and Recreation Cabins
If you purchase a residential or recreational mountain property, there are plenty of available outdoor activities to entertain and make the property worth the buy. Idaho has over 3,100 miles of rivers in its borders, more than any other state. These rivers contain every classification of white water rafting available, perfect for those who want to experience nature’s roller coaster! Alternatively, the large amount of water space in Idaho makes for great fishing, boating, and swimming areas, and the varied terrain in Idaho offers great scenic tours through the mountains on foot, bike, or off-road vehicle.
Other Purposes for Cabins
Residential properties are not the only properties available in Idaho’s mountains. Those who are interested in pursuing agricultural efforts may decide to purchase land for the raising of livestock or plants. Mountain properties do not usually lend themselves to agricultural pursuits because of the slope of the land. However, depending on where in the mountains you choose to buy, it is not an impossibility. Many ranches in Idaho are located in the Boise foothills due to the gentle slopes of the peaks. Ranches are agricultural lands that are devoted to raising livestock as a business. This livestock will graze across the land, so it is strongly advised for ranch owners to measure the potential carrying capacity of their property.
Mountainous real estate in Idaho is readily accessible. However, in more remote areas, Idaho mountain properties can be more expensive to upkeep depending on the quality of the home. Many Idaho residents and guests enjoy living in 21st century comfort no matter they are, and luxury cabins in Idaho’s mountains offers both easy comfort as well as well as incredible recreation. That said, luxury cabins must be constructed, and the cost of bringing physical and human capital will naturally be more expensive the more remote the intended development is. Furthermore, installing amenities like electricity, gas, and water into a remote location requires excavation and tapping into a power grid that may not be nearby.
Whatever youdo with mountain property, investing in Idaho real estate is a quality investment that promises fantastic recreational and business opportunities.
The Rocky Mountains
Idaho is a largely mountainous region, due to the Rocky Mountains, that stretches from British Columbia in Canada to northern New Mexico. The Rockies, as they are called, make up a majority of the North and North-Eastern area of Idaho. The tallest point in Idaho, Borah Peak, is located in the central Idaho county of Custer, which holds most of the population of that area of Idaho. Idaho residents particularly enjoy living in mountainous regions, for various reasons that make these natural monuments appealing.
Despite themajority of Idaho mountains in the North and Northeast areas of the state, there are smaller peaks that create much of the rest of Idaho’s unique terrain. For example, in the capital city of Boise, located in the Southwestern region of the state, there are the Boise Foothills which run alongside Boise city limits.
Idaho's mountains offer great opportunities for recreational sports like hiking, camping, and biking. Trails like these found in Camel’s Back Park in the Boise Foothills are excellent grounds that have both easy and difficult paths for explorers of all abilities. Idaho mountains are also home to lakes and rivers - the state has over 823 square miles of water. The glacial sheets that once covered Idaho during the Ice Age deposited freshwater lakes in Idaho that have excellent fishing and boating.
Whether living in the Rocky Mountain region or near the Foothills, Idaho residents have plenty to enjoy by residing in these areas. Start your search for a property in Idaho's mountains today.
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Listing information last updated on June 28th, 2017 at 2:07am MDT.