Golden Spike Estates - 55+ Active Adult Retirement Community Idaho (ID)

Golden Spike Estates - Active Adult Community Living OptionGolden Spike Estates - Standard Features for Adult Living Homes

Our Standard Features for Adult Living Homes won us the 2009 AARP & National Home Builders Association "Special Recognition Award for Communities over 250 Units"!  No Steps, Low Step Showers, Pot & Pan Pullouts, Heated Driveways and Walk to Front Doors, 99% Maintenance Free Exterior Materials and other Special Construction Features and Much More! 

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Golden Spike Estates fall of 2010!**


At Golden Spikes Estates we build "SMART Homes". We provide standard features in every home that are considered extras in other custom made homes. We want you to have the home you want, with the personalization that meets your needs & budget. We also want you to enjoy many years of money savings with the most energy efficient, low maintenance home available. We don’t expect you to pay extra for the nicer things in life to keep your home comfortable and new looking. As many of us are on a fixed budget-a "Smart Home" keeps more money in your pocket without loosing the home comfort you need and deserve!

Many Floor plans from which to choose.

With turnkey homes ranging in size from 800 to over 2,100 square feet, we have a home that fits your every Need & Budget. NEW Home Range: $99,980 to $214,800

Living all on one level.

The NO STEP-Wider Door-Hallway designs allows for years of happier unassisted living quality. Just a small part of our "Special Age In Place Features".

Low Maintenance Home Exteriors

Spend your time & money having fun, not on home upkeep. Why spend your $$$ and time on paint when you can use better materials and free up your time and $$$$$ for more FUN!

Custom Cabinet Selections

Many styles of cabinetry to compliment every décor. 4 Select Woods with no extra costs!

Generous Finished Flooring, Lighting, Appliance, & Landscape Allotments

It’s standard for you to pick the look and feel exactly how you want it. The choice is yours. We keep track of every home built in Golden Spike and what folks are spending on their allotment areas. Our allotment prices quoted in the home prices represents what others are spending. NO MONEY gouging surprises in our community.

Gas Fireplace with Fan

Most home floor plans have a standard gas fireplace with fan. Enjoy the ambiance and warmth of your very own fireplace!


Never worry again about being too warm during the summer months. Energy Saving HVAC systems is our standard.

Gas or Electric Hot Water Heater-Your Choice in Most Models.

Have maximum efficiency and no waiting for warm water.

Insulated-Drywalled Garages with Garage Door Opener

Believe it or not, we even take care of insulation, drywalling and taping your garage. That is a standard feature at a Golden Spikes Estate home. All Garage Doors are also Insulated with an electric opener!

Heated Driveways (with automatic and manual controls) and walk way

(applies to Phase III + homes only)
Leave your home during snowy weather and come back to a "cleared driveway" - no shoveling!! NO snowplow berms to plow through-Go SNOW SKIING instead to any of our 3 SUPER SKI RESORTS JUST 1 HOUR AWAY!

High Level Low "E" Glass Vinyl Windows and Siding

High quality windows offer energy savings each month with close to ZERO maintenance exteriors is the community goal.

Extra High Level Home Insulation

To keep every home toasty warm in the winter and cool in the summer with superior energy efficient savings, we have provided the following insulation levels: Ceiling – R49 Walls – R21 Floor – R30
NO MORE ICE DAM's ON OUR GSE HOMES or lost heat via the interior wall and ceiling meeting point!

Energy Saving Roof Truss System

This allows for a cooler home in the summer and warmer home in the winter. THIS SAVES YOU MONEY! We also own the largest roof truss factory in the area-so we build most the trusses for everyone in our area and we are the ONLY builder that puts energy saving heeled trusses on all our Golden Spike Estates Homes as a basic standard!

Triple Exterior Wall Vapor Barriers: Keeps your home safe-comfortable & energy efficient! Saves YOU Money! KEEP THE EXTRA MONEY YOU SAVE LIVING AT GOLDEN SPIKE AND TAKE A VACATION OR SAVE FOR YOUR FUTURE NEEDS!