The fifth-largest city in the state, and the county seat of Bannock County, is the remarkable city of Pocatello, Idaho. Situated in the picturesque foothills of the Rocky Mountains, this well-established community has much to offer prospective homebuyers in Eastern Idaho. In fact, it has been ranked by Forbes as the twentieth Best Small Places for Business and Careers. Additionally, it boasts a rich history and long list of amenities and attractions conveniently located throughout its many smaller areas, neighborhoods, and subdivisions. Among the most popular parts of the city are the University area, the Buckskin area, the Portneuf area, North Pocatello, South Pocatello, Northwest Pocatello, and West Pocatello.
Pocatello is cut in half by the railroad in a north-westerly to south-easterly direction. It is the southeastern part of the city that is known as South Pocatello, while the southwestern portion is called West Pocatello. In its early history these were two separate villages, but today they are just two areas in one fabulous town. Among the many advantages of living in Pocatello are the numerous parks, open spaces, and recreation destinations. In West Pocatello, you’ll find the Band Shell, Pleasure Land Playground, the Pocatello Zoo, and the Ross Park Aquatic Center, which are all encompassed by Lower Ross Park. This West Pocatello park is also home to the Brick Thompson Horseshoe Complex which offers picnic areas, a barbecue, and baseball fields, as well as volleyball poles, a covered pavilion, and a skate park. Also in West Pocatello is Brooklyn’s Playground, a playground specifically designed for children with disabilities, named after a local child with spina bifida. Other attractions easily accessible to West Pocatello residents include the Kizuna Garden, Pocatello Zoo, The Westside Players Dinner Theater, and the Museum of Clean.
All of these exciting amenities and attractions contribute to the desirability of West Pocatello real estate. Real estate in West Pocatello includes an assortment of detached and attached residences in a variety of architectural styles, ages, and sizes. Young singles, couples, small and growing families, empty nesters and retirees can all easily find a West Pocatello property to suit their unique needs and personal tastes. As a result of the diversity of homes for sale in West Pocatello, listing prices tend to fall across a relatively broad range. If you are interested in more detailed information regarding currently listed properties in West Pocatello, Idaho, we would love to help you so please contact us as soon as it is convenient.
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