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Meridian Idaho Real Estate Guide

Meridian Idaho, ID Real Estate

 

With an estimated 2012 population of 80,386, Meridian is the second largest city in Ada County and the third largest in the state (after Boise and Nampa).  Meridian is Idaho’s fastest growing city and has seen over an 80% increase in the population since 2000.  The development of residential communities within Meridian has made it a great place to raise a family.

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Recognitions

Meridian, Idaho was listed in CNN Money’s 100 Best Places to Live in the U.S. for 2012.  Meridian has been listed 3 times since 2005 and was the only Idaho city to make the list in 2012.

fdi Magazine recognized Meridian in their list of American Cities of the Future for 2010/2011.  Meridian received the following recognition:

  • Top 10 Micro Cities—Quality of Life #2
  • Top 10 Micro Cities—Economic Potential #7
  • Top 10 Micro Cities—Business Friendliness #8

Meridian was also listed in Money Magazine’s List of Best Small Cities (2010)

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Real Estate in Meridian

Along with Meridian’s rapid growth has come numerous family oriented communities.  Many people buy property in Meridian because of their ability to purchase more home for their money.  Because of the rapid growth, much of the property available is new construction or at least recently built within the last few years.  Buyers can usually get more square footage, Energy Star certified homes, upgrades such as tile, slab granite counters and hardwood floors, as well as larger garages.  Many planned communities offer pools, clubhouses, workout facilities, neighborhood parks and events.  Paramount is one such community in Meridian that holds events such as ice cream socials, concerts, talent shows, an Easter egg hunt and Fourth of July parade.  These events are commonplace in many neighborhoods in Meridian, making it a great place to raise a family!

Schools

Mary MC Pherson Elementary School

1050 East Amity Rd | (208) 855-4300

Meridian Middle School

1507 West 8th St | (208) 855-4225

Meridian Elementary School

1035 NW 1st St | (208) 855-4335

Meridian High School

1900 West Pine St | (208) 350-4160

Chaparral Elementary School

1155 North Deer Creek Lane | (208) 350-4180

Crossroads Middle School

650 North Nola | (208) 855-4275

Linder Elementary School

1825 Chateau Dr | (208) 855-4430

Meridian Academy

2311 East Lanark St | (208) 855-4315

Chief Joseph Elementary School

1100 East Chateau | (208) 350-4200

Meridian Charter High School

3800 North Locust Grove | (208) 288-2928

Ponderosa Elementary School

2950 North Naomi | (208) 855-4040

Ada Professional-Technical Center

1810 West Pine | (208) 855-4198

River Valley Elementary School

2900 East River Valley St | (208) 884-1741

Peregrine Elementary School

1860 Waltman St | (208) 888-1384

Lewis & Clark Middle School

4141 East Pine St | (208) 377-1353

Discovery Elementary School

2100 East Leigh Field Dr | (208) 855-4090

Mountain View High School

2000 South Millennium Way | (208) 855-4050

Meridian Medical Arts Charter School

1789 East Heritage Park Lane | (208) 855-4075

Sawtooth Middle School

3730 North Linder Rd | (208) 855-4200

Cole Valley Christian Schools

200 E Carlton Ave | (208) 898-9003
PK,K-12 | ID Private Schools

The Ambrose School

6100 N Locust Grove Rd | (208) 323-3888

New Way Montessori School

1797 S Millennium Way | (208) 288-1990
PK, K-2 | ID Private Schools

King's Kids Preschool & Kindergarten

Po Box 545 | (208) 887-0801

Compass Public Charter School

2511 West Cherry Lane | (208) 855-2802

Central Academy (Alternative)

6075 North Locus Grove Rd | (208) 855-4325

Hunter Elementary School

2051 West McMillan Rd | (208) 855-4285

Pathways Middle School

1855 East Leigh Field Dr | (208) 350-4040

Prospect Elementary School

4300 North Red Horse Way | (208) 350-4000

Paramount Elementary School

550 West Producer Dr | (208) 350-4120

Heritage Middle School

4990 North Meridian Rd | (208) 350-4130

Sienna Elementary School

2870 East Rome Dr | (208) 350-4370

Renaissance High School

1307 East Central Dr | (208) 350-4380
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Recreation

Meridian has 19 public parks including Meridian Settlers Park which has an extensive playground, soccer fields and baseball complex.  Settlers Park also has free outdoor movies during the summer months.  Get there early though as spots fills up fast!

Meridian offers many high quality entertainment possibilities.  Roaring Springs is a large water park located off the Meridian exit which offers a day of fun playing in the sun and water.

Wahooz and Pinz is next door to Roaring Springs which includes bowling, go karts, laser tag, bumper boats, batting cages and an arcade.

Big Al’s, an additional 66,000 bowling and entertainment complex is located near Eagle Road and Fairview Avenue which provides an additional recreation outlet for families.

The Village at Meridian, also located at Eagle Road and Fairview Avenue, is a development including over 500,000 square feet of retail, restaurant, entertainment and office space.

For over 60 years, the Meridian Speedway has offered fans the thrill of amateur and professional late model, spring and stock car racing.  Meridian Speedway is unusual as it is located right in downtown Meridian.

Since Meridian is in such close proximity to Boise, Eagle and Nampa, most residents take advantage of the recreation in those cities as well.

Business Community

Meridian is home to businesses like Scentsy’s office complex which will total 603,000 square foot when completed and and PKG’s 38,000 square foot center which manufactures user interface systems for medical, industrial, avionics and instrumentations industries.

Meridian’s largest employers also include St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, T-Mobile, Citi Cards, Blue Cross of Idaho and Western States Equipment.


 

See all Real estate in the city of Meridian.
(all data current as of 7/31/2014)

  1. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,001 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  2. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,530 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,840 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 1
  3. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,703 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,276 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 1
  4. 5 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 2,834 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,583 sqft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 1
  5. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,507 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,840 sqft
    Year built: 1998
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 1
  6. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 1,970 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,662 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 1
  7. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,306 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,405 sqft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
  8. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,181 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,098 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 1
  9. 5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 2,694 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,840 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 1
  10. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,424 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,405 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 2
  11. 6 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,976 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,583 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 2
  12. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,301 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,276 sqft
    Year built: 1993
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
  13. 4 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 3,341 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,761 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 2
  14. 5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 2,711 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,503 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 2
  15. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,214 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,503 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 2
  16. 3 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,260 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,018 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 2
  17. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,850 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,890 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 3
  18. 4 beds, 3.5 baths
    Home size: 2,991 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,712 sqft
    Year built: 2010
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 3
  19. 4 beds, 2.5 baths
    Home size: 2,746 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,405 sqft
    Year built: 2012
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 3
  20. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,798 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,227 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3

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