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1616 Primrose Dr., Nampa


Although this spacious mid-century home is not terribly flashy, its generously sized rooms, wide hallways and family friendly 5,200-square-foot floor plan make it feel impressive. Located on a 1-acre parcel near Wilson Ponds in Nampa, the dwelling is bargain priced at just less than $65 per square foot.

The main level of the two-story home contains a huge kitchen, formal dining room, living room, master suite and two bedrooms. The bedroom at the front of the house has a built-in Murphy bed for guests. The master bedroom is larger than most living rooms. In it, thick wool carpeting cushions bare feet, and double sets of sliding glass doors open to covered outdoor walkways on either side of the room.

Down in the walk-out lower level, you'll find a large family room and three bedrooms. The largest of the lower bedrooms has two built-in twin beds and enough floor space to leave toy train tracks and sprawling Lego projects as works in progress for days while providing room to spare for moving around and getting dressed.

A long balcony stretches across the back of the house, growing bigger near the kitchen to form a large deck. From the deck, wide stairs and multiple landings descend to a covered patio outside the basement family room.

Pros: Spacious mid-century home great for family and entertaining.

Cons: Elevated main floor not for people with limited mobility.

—Jennifer Hernandez