Foothills East Homes in Boise, ID
The picture-perfect homes of the Foothills East neighborhood, set back from the winding streets and screened by mature trees, have a classic charm. Set into the foothills above the East End, this neighborhood has access to both downtown Boise and the outdoor adventure the foothills bring. Don’t miss this unbeatable combination!
The simple, beautiful homes of Foothills East tend to have three to five bedrooms with a two-car or three-car garage. Built mostly in the seventies and eighties, though a few are as recent as 2006, these Boise homes can have anything from 1,500 to 4,500 square feet and be on one-fifth to one-half of an acre. The landscaping here is beautiful, especially the numerous trees that shelter and surround the houses. The neighborhood is not very tightly packed, but still has a lot of open space throughout it, including a couple of common areas--one with a pond.
Foothills East is set between the Military Reserve Park, complete with hiking and mountain biking trails and an archery range, and the Table Rock set of trails, both part of the Ridge to Rivers Trail System. The back of the subdivision connects to the system, making it an outdoor lover's paradise. The Boise River is also not far away, offering a beautiful place to fish, run, bike, swim, or stroll.
Foothills East is not only close to outdoor opportunities, but also more urban ones. The Botanical Gardens are nearby and often host outdoor concerts and other events. Downtown Boise, with services, shopping, eating, nightlife, entertainment, and more is only minutes away. Other local attractions include the Capitol building and the North End.
Children in Foothills East currently attend Roosevelt Elementary, North Junior High, and Boise High School. More information can be found on
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