Boise Neighborhood Guide
Find Your Perfect Neighborhood
At We Know Boise, we want you to know as much about Boise Idaho neighborhoods as we do. That’s why we created the Boise Neighborhoods Guide to cover each unique area and the individual neighborhoods that make them up. Start reading our guide and you’ll soon find we’re not just Boise real estate experts, we’re neighborhood experts, too – and we’d love to help you find the next community you’ll call home. Learn more:
Boise North End
Situated north of Downtown Boise and nestled up to the Boise foothills. Tree-lined streets and historic homes are what makeup Boise’s North End. With its historic charm and one of a kind vibe, there’s nothing else quite like it in the area. Easy access to trails and parks make the North End ideal for recreation, while dining and lounging are a quick walk away in well-known Hyde Park. Learn More
Nestled along the banks of the Boise River and the Greenbelt. Southeast Boise is not only home to Boise State University but a variety of homes ranging from the post-war era all the way to brand new construction. Not only do you get a wide variety of homes to choose from here but the close proximity to the Downtown core and freeway access makes this area perfect for those on the go. Learn More
The Boise Bench neighborhood offers some of the best views of Boise. Here every street tells a different story, block by block offering a different architectural experience. From post-war storybook homes to mid-century modern classics- there’s a little something for everyone here. The central location makes getting around simple. With a quick drive, or bike ride you’re right in the middle of Downtown. Learn More
Northwest Boise is considered the neighborhoods and area that is nestled between the Downtown corridor and Eagle, ID. The main arterial road is State Street which is home to just about everything one could want in a neighborhood. While Northwest Boise offers plenty of conveniences to residents, the backdrop of the Boise Foothills running along the northern side of the area is what makes it memorable. Homes in the area vary widely in age, ranging from the 1940s in the original sections to massive amounts of development in the Gary Lane area in the 1990s. Learn More
Best known for its stately historic mansions spanning from the Northeast corridor of Downtown, and nestled against the Boise foothills. Full of rich history as one of Boise’s oldest neighborhoods. The direct location right outside of Downtown offers all the amenities you could want with loads of recreational opportunities right outside your front door. The neighborhood offers a distinct charm as you make your way further east. Newer developments such as Harris Ranch offer newly constructed homes. Learn More
South Boise was originally known for its ranch homes on large lots and has since developed into a series of quiet neighborhoods ranging in age. The overall selection of homes and neighborhood schools make the area family-friendly. Affordable homes with close proximity to shopping, dining and interstate access make this part of town desirable. Learn More
Two of Boise's largest and most desirable suburban communities, Hazelwood Village and Southcreek, can be found at the center of the Southwest Boise map. Located east of Cole Rd and south of Amity Rd, the Southwest Boise area is shaped much like the State of Idaho itself, with a wide base and panhandle that extends from its western edge, commonly considered to be Eagle Rd. Learn More
West Boise straddles the line between Boise and the neighboring city of Meridian, Idaho. While the area that incorporates West Boise is rather large, the location close to Eagle Road is what makes this part of town ideal for those who want to be close to everything. The majority of the area was developed in the 1970s, so to see an abundance of ranch homes is not rare. While areas closer to Eagle Road were developed in the early 2000s. Learn More
Boise State University
Just minutes from Downtown, the Boise River and two of the most popular parks in the city, the neighborhood attracts more than just students and faculty. While technically part of Southeast Boise, the University area is highly sought after in its own right. Many homes were built between the 1930s to 1960s and retain much of their original character and charm. Learn More
Here is a comprehensive list of Boise neighborhoods. The links below offer more detailed information on specific communities.
All Boise Neighborhoods
Best Neighborhoods in Boise
Boise neighborhoods are just as unique as our clients- each offering their perks and sense of style. Identifying the best neighborhood to meet your needs is one of the most important factors in choosing where to buy.
If you’re looking for an area with older character and charm- then the North End and the Boise Bench make for great options. Perhaps you want to be close to the Boise Greenbelt, then Southeast Boise would fit the bill. Older homes not really your thing?
There are several premier new construction communities available in South Boise that offer a short commute to wherever you need to be. Whether you want to be close to the action Downtown, be one with nature off the Boise River, or prefer a more serene setting further from town, there’s a neighborhood for you.
Need the expertise of a real estate professional who knows the neighborhood? Contact the local experts online or call (208) 391-4466.