Retiring To Boise

Idaho Retirement Communities

Idaho is home to some of the finest examples of over 55 living in the country! Boise itself has been listed multiple times in national survey's of the best places to retire - and it's no surprise! With our mild seasons, affordable costs of living, and a number of great communities to choose from there are any number of reasons to think about retiring to Boise.

Enjoy reading up on some of the best retirement living options and scroll down to see current available 55+ real estate!

Englefield Green in Boise

Welcome to Englefield Green, a premier 55+ community centrally located on the Boise Bench.  Monthly HOA fees include amenities such as a clubhouse, fitness room, community pond and walking paths to enjoy year round.  Lawn maintenance, snow and ice removal are also provided for a more carefree lifestyle.  You will enjoy close proximity to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, the Boise Towne Square Mall and the excitement of downtown Boise.  Transportation is made easy with quick freeway access to the entire Treasure Valley, the Boise International Airport and even offers a bus stop at the community entrance for those that choose not to drive.

Senator Subdivision on the Boise Bench

Boise's premiere 55+ community.  New model homes under construction.  Secure gated community entrance with divided boulevard near downtown Boise.  Centrally located near shopping and entertainment venues, close to services and easy freeway access on the Boise Bench.  Model homes have 2 car garages, 9 foot ceilings, open floor plans, granite kitchens with quality finishes. Most plans have covered entry porches and covered back patios.  Land lease includes lot fee, HOA and more.

James Place at Ashford Greens in Meridian

Built out in early 2000's, James Place is a friendly and serene 55+ gated community in beautiful Ashford Greens in NW Meridian. If you are a golfer you can walk to Lakeview Golf Course/Club/Restaurant.  James Place offers a private community pool and clubhouse. The monthly HOA fee includes yard maintenance  and exterior paint every seven years so you can focus on the more important things in life.

La Playa Manor in Meridian

Built out in the late 1990's, this community is a friendly 55+ community in Northeast Meridian that offers low maintenance vinyl siding on most units and lawn maintenance is included in HOA fees that will free you from some of the responsibilities of homeownership .  Walk to the clubhouse and enjoy a game of pool with your neighbors, read or listen to a book from the community CD library, or use the convenient copy machine and media center.  The clubhouse also features a full kitchen for private and community use.

Lake at Cherry in Meridian

Built in the early 2000's, this 55+ gated community in NW Meridian is located within the beautiful Lake at Cherry community and is just a short walk from the Lakeview golf course and club.  Enjoy the community park with gazebo for your private use and beautiful common areas throughout. Monthly HOA dues include lawn care and sprinkler maintenance so you can enjoy life's more important things.

Ten Mile Greens in Meridian

Built in the early 2000's, this 55+ community in NW Meridian offers low maintenance living with HOA fees covering landscaping maintenance. Community amenities include a large clubhouse, swimming pool and a workout room; conveniently located within a golf community.

Pacific Heights in downtown Eagle

Built out in the early 2000's , this 55+ gated community is located in the heart of Eagle, just blocks away from downtown and boasts a 68 Walk Score! This community is close to local events and is a short walk from Eagle's Saturday Market, restaurants, and other Eagle community attractions.    The HOA fee covers some lawn mowing and snow removal around property which will contribute to the lower maintenance and carefree lifestyle you are looking for.

Willowbrook Estates in Garden City/Northwest Boise

Built in the early to mid 1990's, this Active 55+ gated & walled Northwest Boise community is tucked away near the Boise River but is close to shopping, banks, dining and a short drive to all of the excitement and culture of downtown Boise.  Community features include small to midsized lots that allow privacy but low maintenance yards that are perfect for retirement living.   Amenities include pool tables, heated swimming pool and spa, putting green, tennis courts, horseshoe pit, RV storage and a clubhouse to accommodate social events.  Walk or bike to the Boise River and Greenbelt pathways or the public library, all located nearby.

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Goldcrest Estates in Nampa

Built out in the mid 1990's to early 2000's, this  affordable 55+ gated Nampa seniors community just might be your new home.  Monthly land lease (no HOA fee) includes an indoor swimming pool and spa, exercise room, community garden, RV parking and a clubhouse/banquet room for the many community events you may choose to participate in.

Greenbriar Estates in South Nampa

Greenbriar Estates is a newly built gated 55+ community located in quiet and secluded South Nampa, enjoy your privacy while having the security of knowing that shopping and important services are a short drive away.  Greenbriar Estates offer a relaxed lifestyle, HOA dues cover all lawn and sprinkler maintenance and snow removal in the winter so you can focus on the more important things in life such as fishing, boating, hiking/walking and  birding at nearby Lake Lowell.  Building continues in the neighborhood so home buyers who are looking for the new construction experience can choose their lot, colors and finishes!    

Silvercrest Estates in Nampa

Built out in the early to mid 1990's, this affordable Nampa retirement community offers a heated swimming pool, picnic area and clubhouse in the monthly land lease (no HOA fees) and RV parking may be available for an additional monthly fee.  Located close to shopping and major transportation thoroughfares.  The monthly land lease agreement also includes water, trash, sewer and irrigation costs making it an even greater value.