North Idaho Community Guide | North Idaho Real Estate
NORTH IDAHO | COMMUNITIES
North Idaho real estate has become the destination location for adventurers, retirees, families and those looking to connect with nature. The stunning untouched hills and mountains and the pristine lakes and valleys are the perfect place to venture into nature, or just admire from afar. If you are looking for a reason to move or purchase second home in North Idaho, one visit to the stunning landscape is all the convincing many need to find their perfect dream home in one of the many cities and towns that comprise the Idaho Panhandle.
Beyond the stunning beauty and grace provided by nature, North Idaho is the community and family values that make a place home. Here in Idaho people look after their neighbors, value personal independence, and wave to each other in passing. These values and sense of community is the true heart of the area and why people move to, and stay in, North Idaho.
If you are searching for North Idaho homes for sale, a great place to start is by finding the community that best suits you and your family’s needs. We have created this guide to help you discover all the various towns, cities and lakes that make North Idaho special. Discover the perfect community for you with all the helpful and informative links below. Here in North Idaho you can find everything from luxury lakefront homes with docks to condos and affordable single family homes.
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Coeur d’Alene is the largest city in North Idaho with a population of 55,904 (2021 census), located on the North shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene. This idyllic city has recently become a tourist destination for its beautiful scenery and endless recreational activities, both on and off the lake. Here at Coeur d’Alene there is something magical about the natural beauty, spirit and people that make this town the perfect place to call home. Come and see the stunning real estate in North Idaho.
Sandpoint is located on the North Shore of Lake Pend Oreille just minutes from the epic slopes of Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Here you can find homes right off the ski slopes, lakefront homes and the perfect private getaway in the heart of nature. Search all of Sandpoint and the surrounding areas and find that perfect home that fits your family’s ideal lifestyle.
Hayden Lake, Idaho
As the name suggests the city of Hayden Lake is situated on the west banks of Lake Hayden just north of Coeur d’Alene. Here you can find private waterfront homes with docks and homes with amazing views, condos and more. This area of the Idaho Panhandle is some of the most serene you can find anywhere.
The City of Hayden, Idaho
Located just north of Coeur d’Alene and Dalton Gardens this small town has homes in a bucolic atmosphere surrounded by nature and easy access to the rest of Kootenai County. This town shares its name with Hayden Lake and sits just west of Lake Hayden. If you are looking for single family homes, luxury homes, land, or new homes this is the perfect place to find your dream home close to nature, but still near modern conveniences.
Dalton Gardens, Idaho
Dalton Gardens is located just north of Coeur d’Alene and south of Hayden Lake making it one of the most desirable locations in the area. Here there are many estate homes on larger lots making it the ideal location for family life or placing a secondary structure on the lot. Many homes here include a separate workshop, huge green areas for gardens, mature trees and sprawling lawns. Here it is easy to find a home on an acreage and lots typically range from 3/4 acres to 3 acres.
Post Falls, Idaho
Located just west of Coeur d’Alene on the Spokane River this town has homes both on and off the water and is the perfect example of the lifestyle afforded to those lucky enough to live in North Idaho. If you are looking for a N. Idaho home close to both Spokane, WA and Coeur d’Alene, here you can find some great riverfront properties with docks, single family homes, land and more.
If you are searching for a home location with a small town feel, without compromising on convenience, then Rathdrum may be the perfect place to look. Despite the fact that this prairie town is situated between the rapidly growing cities of Coeur d’Alene and Post Falls, this town maintains its rural roots with a strong connection to the landscape. Here you can find homes, condos, acreages, land, golf course homes and more.
The Spokane River, Idaho & Washington
Starting at Lake Coeur d’Alene, the Spokane River traverses the Rathdrum Prairie until reaching Post Falls, Idaho where it passes over a dam, and a natural 40-foot waterfall. Here luxurious waterfront homes line the shores of the river and home developments and private homes dot the inland areas. If you are looking for a waterfront home on a river or are searching for a home surrounded by the comfort of Fir and Pine trees, a home in this area may be the perfect spot for you and/or your family.
Twin Lakes, Idaho
The cool waters of Twin Lakes is made up of two bodies of water, the upper and lower lakes, and visitors and residents enjoy its waters and beautiful surroundings year round. In this veritable paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, hikers can find solitude within this intense wilderness area. Here you can find golf course homes, condos, lakefront homes with docks, acreages and single family homes.
Priest Lake, Idaho
The breathtaking scenery and year-round recreation and adventure you can find at Priest Lake is only limited by your imagination. Here you can find endless opportunities for boating, fishing, camping, ATV, snowmobiling, hunting and cross-country skiing. Considered to be “Idaho’s Crown Jewel,” by many, this unspoiled natural wonderland boasts a 23,000 acre lake that reflects the Selkirk Mountains above. Here you can find some stunning properties – everything from; single family homes on the lake, to vacant land in the hills.
Spirit Lake, Idaho
Spirit Lake, Idaho is located 40 minutes north of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. This gorgeous lake is also a vibrant city where residents and visitors are never out of things to do. As a beloved recreational area, this booming town has lake activities drawing tourists from all over the county. Here you will find luxurious log cabins, stunning lakefront properties, vacant land, single family homes, and more.
If you are searching for a family-friendly location with a quiet charm, then look no further than Athol, ID. Here you will find many homes in a rural setting perfect for a peaceful retirement home or to raise a growing family. There is a selection of vacant land, acreages and many luxury homes on spacious lots. Located only minutes from Coeur d’Alene and the surrounding lake, and just 5 miles north of Silverwood Theme Park, finding things to do is a breeze while not compromising on privacy or space.
Didn’t find what you are looking for?
Visit our contact page and get help finding the perfect home in the ideal community for you by speaking with one of our local expert real estate professionals today.