Meridian Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Idaho
Meridian is a well-rounded community poised for an exciting future. The city maintains the family-friendly atmosphere of days past, even as it develops a diverse economy and modern residential communities. Once strictly a farming community, Meridian now offers residents great employment and educational options, affordable housing and established recreational activities and facilities. Real estate options consist of detached, single-family homes, condominiums, townhouses, and land for custom building.
Meridian is situated about 11 miles west of Downtown Boise, a short distance from Interstate I-84. In the center of Treasure Valley, Meridian has convenient access to the city, the mountains and the many waterways that traverse the region. Industry is attracted to the area due to the great transportation infrastructure and an affordable and productive workforce. Home seekers appreciate the lifestyle and low cost of living. About 65,000 people currently live in Meridian, but this number is expected to increase with the continuing development of residential communities.
Public education is provided by one of the state's largest districts, Meridian Joint District. The district implements the community-wide dedication to excellent education through traditional and alternative programs for kindergarten through the 12th grade. Recreational alternatives include golfing, hiking, local fishing holes, hunting, kayaking, river rafting, skiing, youth sports and skate parks. The local lakes and river systems provide the venues for rafting, fishing and other water sports, while numerous local golf courses entertain Meridian's golfing population.
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