Picture it: The summer sun beats down on the Treasure Valley, sometimes spiking into the triple digits, but for people who bought one of the homes for sale at The Shores in Eagle, Idaho have no such worry. Sitting right beside the custom-designed vanishing pool that is located right behind the community clubhouse, residents here grab one of their favorite reclining deck chairs, scoot it a little closer to the pool and pull out the latest summer read that they have stored on their Kindle. Water bottles with screw top lids rest on the ground just beside their comfy lawn chairs, keeping homemade iced tea or lemonade cool between dips in the pool.
It's easy to imagine just spending the day hanging out next to this impressive vanishing pool. The water's edge extends into one of the waterways into the neighborhood, where lazy willows dip their branches into the waters as the shores like a small child dips her fingers into the bath. Birds and squirrels tease each other from the tree branches and kids make mud pies in the nearby Boise River.
The pool and club house counts as a favorite spot for many residents of The Shores. On the weekends, people could spend whole days here. It's easy to see why. There's a gourmet kitchen plus abundant room for entertaining. A conference room allows businesspeople as well as community organizers to plan activities. But life at The Shores isn't always so involved. Sometimes the people who have bought one of the homes for sale at The Shores just want to pull a book from the shelf in the clubhouse library and find a comfortable place to read in the den or the great room. The architecture of this building echoes all the Old World styles found in the homes throughout the subdivision. It's beautiful and yet understated.
Beyond the waters at the pool, amenities such as excellent views of the water throughout the subdivision as well as lakes throughout the subdivision mean that real estate in The Shores feels tranquil and looks beautiful. A good number of the 86 home sites in the neighborhood are actually adjacent to the water. The houses themselves offer a complete and private sanctuary to those who have purchased one of the homes for sale at The Shores in Eagle, Idaho.
For one thing, most people here just enjoy the amount of extra space they have. Wider built lots mean space for more house. Beautifully manicured landscapes make the whole community look stunning. Inside these homes, people enjoy entertaining guests, barbecuing in the backyard, working in their home offices or just starting out the window during a winter's afternoon. But living here is a whole experience -- one that includes the wider world beyond a home's doors.
A leisurely stroll allows residents of The Shores to take in beautiful spots situated throughout the neighborhood and to introduce themselves to neighbors. When walkers get done chatting about the local school board meeting or their secrets for planting a beautiful box garden, they say 'good-bye' to their new friends and continue on their journey. Along the way, they'll admire the arrays of blossoming flowers, feathery leaves on the trees and cattails near the shores. Quieter times like these allow them to really experience their neighborhood up close, getting to know its character little by little.
But even those who appreciate the tranquility of the subdivision love the fact that when they buy one of the homes for sale at The Shores in Eagle, Idaho they gain access to an array of active pursuits. By heading over to one of the neighborhood common areas, they can watch a lively basketball game played by local kids or if they're very brave, they take part in their own stint of two on two basketball. Some also make good use of the tennis courts, which let them keep their racquet skills in full swing, and people here also enjoy fishing trips to local the watering hole, which is sometimes literally in their backyards. And when they want to venture out even a bit further, they grab their bikes and head out to the Boise Greenbelt via the Two Rivers pathways.
All of the amenities in the neighborhood making buying the real estate for sale in The Shores worth it. Aside from being just a great place to live, it's also serves as an excellent jumping off point for not only reaching local restaurants and shopping in Eagle, Idaho, but also for access to other destinations. These main throughways connect to the freeway and to downtown Boise and Meridian, opening up a host of activities and services. People living in The Shores in Eagle might opt to spend an evening in Meridian at the movies in the Park or head over to Boise to get a check up with their doctor. These thoroughfares also provide the transportation routes that parents use to take their kids to school and themselves to work.
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