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Live on the quiet side of Ada County. Star, Idaho maintains its rural character being located 16 miles northwest of Boise, six miles west of Eagle, 7 miles east of Middleton, 9 miles north of Nampa, and 16 miles south of Emmett. Homes in Star, Idaho have impressive views of the Boise foothills to the north and the Owyhee mountains to the south.

The community of Star Idaho was one of the earliest settlements in the Boise Valley. The Pioneer ditch was started in 1863 and later extended to the Middleton Mill. This irrigation ditch and its supply of water allowed the country between Star and Middleton to be settled early.

One of the first settlers was Ben F. Swalley who in 1863 drove his ox team and wagon onto 300 acres of land along the Boise River, a mile south of the present town. Others followed, homesteading the good farmland along the Boise River. The surrounding farms often catered to the needs of early travelers and miners providing them with food and lodging in Star, on their way to and from Boise and the mines in the Boise Basin.

The first location of the village of Star was one mile to the east of present Star, about halfway between the present town of Star and Star-Emmett junction. The first schoolhouse was built there in the 1870s on land donated by B.F. Swalley. When the settlers finished building the schoolhouse, they couldn't decide on a name for the building. One of the men sawed out a star and nailed it to the front door, pounding nails all around the edge of the star. this became an important landmark for miles around and was a guide for travelers and miners. When they came to the schoolhouse with the star on the door, they could travel west one mile and find board and lodging for the night. So in time, the town became known as Star.

The village of Star began to grow, providing services to travelers and serving as a rural center for neighboring farmers and ranchers. In 1880, a post office was established in Star with Shepp Gray the first postmaster and proprietor of the general store. The early settlement also had two blacksmith shops for "ironwork" as well as the district schoolhouse, two churches, and half a score of residences. The first hotel was opened in 1888.

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Open Space makes Star a preferred area for those seeking more of a country atmosphere. Star Idaho is only a 10-minute drive further west of Eagle to enjoy some peace and quiet.

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Beautiful home in a one street community, centrally located in the highly desirable City of Star. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home features an open kitchen with nearly new stainless steel appliances. The 2 car garage has a generous, built-in workbench for all your projects. Sizable, fully fenced backyard with patio is the perfect space to entertain. The master suite has a walk-in closet, dual vanities and a sliding glass door to the patio. HOA dues include neighborhood RV parking. Don't miss this adorable ho
Great location in Star, Idaho! Single-level layout. Three bed, two bath, two-car garage. Wood flooring throughout the entire home, along with nice stainless steel appliances. Vaulted ceilings in the living and dining room, giving it a more open space. The backyard is fully fenced with plenty of room for the kids to play and BBQ on the back patio. It. Close to everything downtown, Star! The local Merc, brand new Albertsons, Boise River, and greenbelt! Enjoy the wonderful country lifestyle this small town of
Cute clean house in a quiet cul-de-sac. Large windows provide lots of natural light in the living room, kitchen and dining area. Vaulted ceilings in the living room give it a spacious feel. New laminate plank flooring installed and new interior paint in 2017, exterior painted in 2018. Weed barrier and landscape rock installed in 2019. East facing covered patio to enjoy warm summer nights. Listing agent owns the property. BTVAI
Gorgeous 4 bedroom 2 bath single-level home located on a large lot in a quiet cul de sac! This home features spacious bedrooms, large closets, a 2-car garage, and RV parking! New roof installed in 2019 and Furnace and A/C new in 2021! Located in the heart of Star Idaho, this property is close to convenient amenities, shopping, outdoor activities, and more! Don't miss out on this great opportunity to own a piece of paradise in Star Idaho!
Darling, impeccably kept home in Star, with a view! Better than new, this completely turn key home is packed with upgrades. The entry welcomes guests into a bright & lovely interior. A spacious kitchen thoughtfully designed with full glass tile backsplash, quarts countertops, upgraded cabinetry & pantry. Desired, single level, split-bedroom floorplan with maintenance free LVP throughout entry, kitchen & dining room. Primary bath & secondary bath both feature solid surface countertops & beautiful lighting.
Our Stonecrest Community is offering this beautiful, BRAND NEW (under construction) 2-story residential home perfect for any buyer. Quick minutes from everything STAR has to offer-Boise River, churches, great schools, parks, walking paths, stunning views, NEW Albertsons & MUCH MORE. 3bed/2.5bath, GORGEOUS entry, 2-car garage. w/full landscaping, backyard/wing vinyl fencing, full sprinklers, quartz counter tops, upgraded cabinets, gas fireplace, stainless-steal gas range/fridge, EVP flooring, 8lb carpets in
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