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Meridian Idaho homes for sale price's belie Meridian Idaho 's ranking by USA Today as the number 1 city in the country to live! It is no accident, Meridian is loaded with brand new homes already built and waiting for you! All Meridian MLS listings are here from new ones and older homes for sale in Meridian's cute downtown core. Condo's and town houses, Meridian homes for sale on golf courses, water and with views! Try our advanced, instinctual and innate search tools that offer search parameters for how many level's, master on main level and the size of the garage!
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Meridian's combination of low crime, good weather, cleanliness, affordable housing, nice people and tons of amenities from parks, to the nearby ski hill and the vibrant cultural scene in Boise make meridian Number 1. The Boiserelocation.com search tool is state of the art, fast, effective way to find the very type of home you are looking for from brand new homes or building from the ground up to existing homes for sale in Meridian or anywhere in the greater Boise area!
If you are going to buy Meridian real estate, it offers a little something for everyone. From the quaint older homes in the downtown area, to the wide open spaces with room for the kids and the horse. Meridian new homes for sale in subdivisions like Alpine Point, Paramount, Tuscany and Messina Meadows are sure to please! This photo is the north entrance to Paramount subdivision.
Meridian History, Facts And Information
Meridian is the second-largest city in Ada County, Idaho, USA, and the third-largest in the state. As of 2010, the population of Meridian was 75,092. The Meridian Idaho real estate market is alive and well. After Meridian’s dynamic growth in the last 15 years, it has surpassed the eastern Idaho cities in population and the 2010 census placed Meridian as the third-largest city in Idaho behind Boise and Nampa, all in the Treasure Valley. Meridian is the state’s fastest-growing city, with an 60 percent increase in population since 2000. The Meridian Idaho real estate market is alive and well. The 4 main areas with regards to Meridian Idaho real estate are Northwest, Northeast, Southwest and Southeast The Meridian mls assigns the areas numbers and they are area’s 1000,1010,1020,and 1030 respectively. Homes for sale in Meridian can be found from around $100,000 up to close to $1,000,000. So if you are looking for homes for sale in Meridian Idaho look no further. We have pre-sorted search’s by new construction, price, city, area’s, investment properties, condo’s and town houses, subdivision’s, vacant land, horse property, foreclosure’s, short sale’s, schools, waterfront, pools, and view.
The town of Meridian Idaho was established in 1891 on the Onweiler farm north of the present site and was called Hunter. Two years later an I.O.O.F. lodge was organized and called itself Meridian because it was located on the Prime Meridian which all Surveys are based off. Meridian was renamed. The Settlers’ Irrigation Ditch, 1892, changed the arid region into a productive farming community. The entire Valley, Meridian included owe their productive existence to the irrigation water from the dams upstream on the Boise river. Irrigation was a necessity, since having a water source was a requirement for receiving the patent for the land from the U.S. Land Office. Make sure when you get ready to buy Meridian real estate that the subdivision has pressurized irrigation. Almost all new homes for sale in Meridian and also those Meridian homes for sale that were built in the last 20 years will have the cheaper water that comes from the pressurized irrigation system. The city is crossed by several irrigation canals that supply the cheap water for the yards. Typically you pay a small annual fee to the company that maintains the supply ditch's.
The original Meridian town site plat was filed in 1893 on homestead grant land. The early settlers, left their homes in Missouri to come west. They established local institutions soon after arriving and filed for homestead lands. The growth of meridian over the years was augmented by both the rail line and creamery which were economic mainstay’s since Meridians inception.
The majority of Meridian lies on a flat plain, roughly in the center part of valley. There is a low bench along the south east edge of the city. Squaw Butte is visible to the north at 5,874 feet. Shafer Butte is visible to the north east at 7,573 feet . The Owyhee Mountains are visible to the south just across the Snake river.
Meridian’s climate is characterized as semi-arid with four true seasons. Meridian experiences hot and dry summers where the temperatures sometimes exceed 100°F, as well as cold winters with normal night time lows in the 20's and day time highs in the 30-40 degree range, with periodic light snowfall. Rainfall is usually infrequent and light, averaging less than an inch per month. December is the wettest month and August is the driest month. Spring time is nice mixed with stormy periods of heavy rain. The falls are sunny and dry and heaven on earth!
Meridian shares boundaries with the two largest cities in Idaho, Boise, ID to the east and Nampa, ID to the west. Eagle is directly adjacent to the north. As well Boise, Meridian and Eagle have grown together with the city limits for all 3 meeting near the intersection of Chinden and Eagle Roads. Therefore, residents of Meridian often take advantage of the recreational opportunities in those cities. Eagle Island State Park is about 2.5 miles north of Meridian and includes a lake with a beach, equestrian and hiking trails, fishing, a water slide and a snow park in the winter. The Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area is south of Meridian. The Boise greenbelt and ridge to rivers trail system as well as floating the Boise river are all popular past times. Roaring Springs is a large water park. Wahooz is a large family entertainment complex open year-round featuring go carts, bumper boats, miniature golf, batting cages, laser tag, an arcade. Majestic Cinemas is an 18 screen first-run movie theater. The city’s Parks and Rec department manages 18 public parks throughout the city. The Meridian Speedway ,an oval dirt track, lies south of Old Town Meridian near the public pool. There are 5 or 6 golf courses in or on the edge of Meridian catering from the pitch and put to the full on country club Spurwing! The Village at Meridian features upscale apparel and specialty retail, fine restaurants and cafes, Village Cinemas, and luxury office space. Designed with European style architecture, the buildings and tree lined village streets surround a park setting complete with a children's play area and world class show fountain with hourly shows choreographed to lights and music. Old-town Meridian centers around the intersection of Main Street and Pine Street. In the older section of the city, You will find boutique shops and restaurants with a modern yet small town Andy's Mayberry feel to it!