About Eagle, Idaho
Although Eagle, Idaho real estate stuns year-round, it turns magical in the fall and winter months. Imagine stepping into a hot air balloon for a magical ride over the city. Below you’d see some of Eagle, Idaho’s nicest attractions, including BanBury golf course, Eagle Island State Park, the Boise River and the foothills. The city fairly bursts with Technicolor beauty that sets the stage not only for numerous fall events, but winter festivals, snow-capped ridges and even a few glimpses of horses in the city. Of course all this beauty just serves as a backdrop to the incredible homes for sale in Eagle, Idaho, the purchase of which could make you a part of this incredible, vibrant and friendly community in and near the foothills of the Treasure Valley.
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Trees of red, yellow, green and brown dot the golf course. On the fairways, pools of water reflect the rising sun, and the early morning frost kisses the grasses with its silver lipstick. This piece of Eagle, Idaho real estate has earned the distinction of being one of the top 10 golf courses in Idaho for the last eight years. The honor was given to the course by Golf Digest magazine and continues to be a source of pride for the course and the city.
However, all the awards would mean nothing if it weren’t a great place to golf. Designed by John Harbottle, this course was designed by someone who knows the game of golf. His parents were Hall of Fame golfers, and he brought this knowledge to the design of this course. Naturally, this piece of Eagle, Idaho real estate comes complete with everything you’d need for an excellent game of golf, including a pro shop and golfing lessons for those who are so inclined.
But this community resource is more than just a place to shoot a few rounds of golf. Because of its stunning landscapes and ample open spaces, this is also the ideal place for your event. The golf course hosts its share of weddings and banquets throughout the year. During events such as these, golf clubs are replaced by beautiful napkins, pristine glassware and fresh flowers. Like some of the other hot spots in the City of Eagle, BanBury Golf Course is community-oriented in its focus, but personal in its service.
A more casual place in town, but still retaining the community-focused spirit of the golf course is the Saturday market. Although the fall months count as the tail end of the market’s run for the season, they also count as some of the most vibrant. The market opens for the year in April and runs until October. Locals visit this piece of Eagle, Idaho real estate to find crafts, pieces of art, fresh flowers and herbs and local food. Of course, in the fall, fruits like pumpkins and gourds line the stands, reminding us of jack o’lanterns, fall hay rides and Thanksgiving pies. Punctuating the experience are the melodies played by local musicians. These songs encourage interaction between the members of the community.
Of course, not all the city’s key attractions require you to be outside. The Eagle Historical Museum has tasked itself with the collection of important city documents, photographs and artifacts. These things taken together give residents and visitors alike an appreciation for how Eagle developed from a small community just outside Boise to a thriving small city of over 20,000. Initially, the efforts to keep the museum open and running were labors of love. Volunteers staffed the museum until a Museum Coordinator was finally added to the staff. Throughout the year, locals enjoy the museum as one of Eagle, Idaho’s most important plots of real estate. Between Christmas pageants, school tours and participation in Eagle Fun Days, the museum is both historical and surprisingly modern at the same time.
The same school children who tour the museum are also the kids who attend our schools and make up the future of Eagle and beyond. These pieces of Eagle, Idaho real estate lie within the Meridian School District, but each brings a uniquely Eagle flavor to the educational experience. Aside from the three elementary schools, there’s Eagle Middle and Eagle High Schools. As well, there’s specialty schools like Galileo Math & Science Magnet and the Fresco Arts Academy.
Eagle, Idaho is also home to some of the tastiest and most restaurants anywhere. Art lovers thrive at Rembrandt’s where they sip on coffee and munch on coffee cake with brown sugar crumbles or dive into a divine egg dish. Smokey Mountain Pizza serves up fresh pies, delicious beers and crisp salads. And Bardenay provides a nice place to finish off a day spent in the great outdoors surrounding Eagle.
And what a great place to play it is. The area is a playground for the outdoor enthusiast. You can run, stroll, bike or rollerblade on the greenbelt. The bumpy waters of the Payette River invite you to get our your kayak for an afternoon of wave riding. There’s a BMX track and water skiing nearby as well as snow skiing and snow boarding and lakes to fish in. Parks like the Eagle Velodrome Bike Park and Eagle Island State Park mean that you can spend time in the greenery of the Treasure Valley without having to drive someplace else to experience it.