Rent to Own Homes in Meridian, ID

Meridian is the third largest city in the state of Idaho, with a population of over 80,000 people. It falls just behind Nampa and Boise in size and has had a population increase of over 80 percent since 2000, making it the fastest growing city in the state. Between 1908 and 1928, Meridian was an important stop on the Interurban rail line when traveling to either Boise or Nampa, but its better known for being the home of the Ada County Dairymens cooperative creamery, which began operation in 1929. Despite its large population, Meridian still holds onto its roots and remains a dairy farm community.

Check out Meridian, ID Craigslist homes for sale, for rent, and rent to own

Photo
Listing Type
Description
Price
Financing
Nearest
Details
Ab14cf02127c53a8a97554fd7d271ade
Listing Type
Rent-To-Own
Description

4 Beds, 3 Baths

Meridian, ID 83646

Accepting Offers

Price
Click for Deals
Financing
Bad Credit Accepted
Nearest
School: Prospect Elementary School
Grocery: Maverik Country Store
Restaurant: J Edward Homes
Get More Details
7ba5b92fe39f5d58f8bcadc3f6cab1eb
Listing Type
Auction
Description

4 Beds, 3 Baths

Meridian, ID 83642

Accepting Offers

Price
Click for Deals
Financing
Bad Credit Accepted
Nearest
School: Meridian Middle School
Grocery: Diane's Foods
Restaurant: Saigon Deli
Get More Details
A48c8517c0d10a7e9af9ff6723177a0a
Listing Type
Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac
Description

4 Beds, 3 Baths

Meridian, ID 83642

Accepting Offers

Price
Click for Deals
Financing
Bad Credit Accepted
Nearest
School: Silver Trail Elementary School
Grocery: Jacksons Food
Restaurant: Jb's Restaurant
Get More Details
0d99870157b8b97957b12ec5564119d7
Listing Type
Auction
Description

5 Beds, 2 Baths

Meridian, ID 83646

Accepting Offers

Price
Click for Deals
Financing
Bad Credit Accepted
Nearest
School: Prospect Elementary School
Grocery: Maverik Country Store
Restaurant: J Edward Homes
Get More Details
24f3ec1ddd3dfa1b895885f37364a421
Listing Type
Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac
Description

3 Beds, 2 Baths

Meridian, ID 83642

Accepting Offers

Price
Click for Deals
Financing
Bad Credit Accepted
Nearest
School: Peregrine Elementary School
Grocery: Jacksons Food
Restaurant: Pot Belly Deli
Get More Details
Ece5c891d9b9338bd8f6096b5a870535
Listing Type
REO Foreclosure
Description

4 Beds, 2 Baths

Meridian, ID 83646

Accepting Offers

Price
Click for Deals
Financing
Bad Credit Accepted
Nearest
School: Chief Joseph Elementary School
Grocery: All Things Good
Restaurant: Winger's Grill & Bar
Get More Details
B644a371117ca5335ebca41c42f9cf4b
Listing Type
For Sale By Owner
Description

4 Beds, 2 Baths

Meridian, ID 83646

Accepting Offers

Price
Click for Deals
Financing
Bad Credit Accepted
Nearest
School: Hunter Elementary School
Grocery: Bonos Beef
Restaurant: Gino's Italian Ristorante-Bar
Get More Details
801a5cb3d7e9d0e37f9a193abf4f999a
Listing Type
REO Foreclosure
Description

2 Beds, 1 Bath

Meridian, ID 83642

Accepting Offers

Price
Click for Deals
Financing
Bad Credit Accepted
Nearest
School: Meridian Elementary School
Grocery: Jacksons Food
Restaurant: Epi's A Basque Restaurant
Get More Details
8f935097f43691d42a959b6f9eda7c81
Listing Type
REO Foreclosure
Description

3 Beds, 2 Baths

Meridian, ID 83646

Accepting Offers

Price
Click for Deals
Financing
Bad Credit Accepted
Nearest
School: Linder Elementary School
Grocery: Maverik Country Store
Restaurant: Saigon Deli
Get More Details

Housing Statistics

Approximately 600 of the over 26,000 homes in Meridian are currently for sale, and some of these are available for owner financing or rent to own. The average listing price for a home in Meridian is $318,000, while the median sales price is $154,000. The standard price per square foot is $94. 85% of homes in Meridian are single-family, while only about 6% are housing structures with over three units. Over 50% of Meridian houses were built between 1990 and 1998. 85% of the homes are owner-occupied, while 14% are rental homes, with the median rental price being $985.

Local Events and Festivals

In 1929, when the Meridian Creamery opened, there was a large celebration in the city. Every year in June, Meridian still celebrates this anniversary with a parade, carnival, and a dairy cattle and goat show. For over 80 years, Meridian Dairy Days has been a high point of the communitys summer. There are two very popular corn mazes in Meridian in the fall, both with pony rides, hay rides, and a haunted trail. Linder Farms Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze also has a petting zoo, mechanical bull, and obstacle course, while the Farmstead Corn Maze Pumpkin Festival boasts pig races and a pumpkin blaster. Both events are wonderful celebrations of Idahos corn industry.

Transportation and Commutes

Valley Regional Transit owns and operates Meridians public bus system, as well as the ones in Boise and Garden City. Currently, there are only two bus routes in Meridian, the Number 40 Express from the Karcher Mall in Nampa to Golds Gym Park and Ride in Meridian, stopping at the BSU West campus, and the Number 42 Limited stop route. Public transit is highly valued in Meridian. Additional routes include the Number 42, which follows the same route as the Number 40 but adds stops at Meridian Business Park, St. Lukes Meridian and the Towne Square Mall.

Neighborhoods

Many Meridian residents identify which neighborhood their property is in by the closest intersection of main roads. Because of the major increase in Meridians population in the past two decades, many of the residential neighborhoods in the city are rather new. Here are a few of the neighborhoods below:

Alpine Pointe:Alpine Pointe is one of the newest planned communities, offering beautiful homes for $340,000. Nearby, residents can enjoy Roaring Springs, a water park, and Wahooz, a family entertainment center. Just a couple miles away is the Eagle Island State Park, perfect for those who enjoy outdoor activities.

Danbury Fair:Danbury Fair is a quiet neighborhood surrounded by undeveloped land that serves as a barrier from the hustle and bustle of traffic. It is centrally located in Meridian and is conveniently located near shopping, schools, and hospitals.

Settler's Bridge:Settler's Bridge is similar to Alpine Pointe as it's a relatively new community built in 2005. This neighborhood is only a mile away from Boise, making a trip the the capital short and quick. Nearby is the Charles F. Devitt Youth Sports Complex, which has a playground and baseball fields.