Stately, Wonderful, 3,000+ SF Custom Built Home on 8 Acres


Residential. 4 Bedroom(s), 3.5 Bathroom(s)
3,059 Sq Footage

2968 Cemetary Road, Cambridge,

Circle Drive and Established Landscaping

Another View from Driveway Entrance

Pasture View of Home and Shop

Front Landscaping and Horses on Pasture

Stately Entrance

Looking In from Covered Front Entry

Formal Front Entry


Arched Window out to Patio and Yard

Grand Living Room with Cathedral Ceilings

Living Room from Upper Level

Beautiful Kitchen

Kitchen with View of Formal Dining and Living Room

Formal Dining Room

View from Staircase to Upper Level

Kitchen Dining Area

Master Bedroom

Master Bath

Master Bath

Guest Bedroom

Guest Bath

Guest Bedroom

Upper Level Family Room

Upper Level Guest Bath

Upper Level Guest Quarters

Powder Room



The Patio

The Shop

Residence and Shop

Evening Light

Stately homes, well designed and crafted, carefully located and placed with thoughtful intention on good earth are testimony: the fruits of dreams achieved. Such is this distinguished home on 7.8 acres custom built in 1997 for the owners and with generous accommodations for extended family and friends unmistakably in mind. Located a half-mile north of Cambridge on a paved, dead-end road, the landscaped 3,000+ sq. ft., two-story, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home with attached double-car garage and finished 1600 sq. ft. shop are nestled back on the acreage. The floor plan and special amenities ensure comfort, convenience and quality while contributing beauty and architectural attraction to the décor with the living room’s elevated cathedral ceiling, arched picture windows, solid oak banister open-staircase, designer-tiled, featured living room centerpiece gas fireplace flanked on both sides by a bank of built-in solid honey-oak finished custom cabinets. The theme of quality and design is carried throughout the home around every corner and in every room with 9’ ceilings, a Cook’s Kitchen, formal dining, informal dining area, private master-suite with a touch of grand. Not to mention: the attached, finished 644 sq. ft. finished garage and 1600 sq. ft. “stick-built” shop that is wired, insulated, heated and divided into two sections to accommodate multiple use. Established landscaping that includes a beautiful lawn, formal circle drive that leads by the home’s front entry and a variety of mature shade and evergreen trees are supported by an automatic sprinkling system. The property is fenced and cross-fenced for yard, garden and pasture.

AREA OVERVIEW: The Higgins Property is located in Washington County. Washington County has a population of approximately 10,128 and encompasses 2,947 sq. miles. The county seat is Weiser, a town of approximately 5,400 that is a strong agricultural community complemented b a well-established business district. Recognized for its tree-lined streets, civic pride and history-rich architecture, Weiser is famous for the National Old Time Fiddle Festival held each year in June.

Cambridge, a small town with a big sense of community, is the northernmost municipality in Washington County and the close-by service and social center within a half mile of the Higgins Property. Cambridge is a pretty town nestled along the Weiser River and at the junction of Highways 95 and 71 thereby securing recognition as the Gateway to Hell’s Canyon. Cambridge offer a variety of shops and services that include lodging, eateries, groceries, museum, fuel, professional and medical services, churches, senior center and a K-12 school system. Cambridge is the epicenter for numerous civic events throughout the year including Hell’s Canyon Days in early June and the Washington County Fair and Rodeo the first week in August.

Cambridge is a 30 mile drive to Brownlee Reservoir on the Snake River and another 45 minutes to Hell’s Canyon, North America’s deepest river gorge. With more pioneer and Native American history sites than any other river in the region and a celebrated reputation for fishing, boating, white water rafting, hiking and hunting, the Snake River Canyon is a paradise of awe-inspiring natural beauty and a Mecca of recreational opportunity. Additionally, Cambridge is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and millions of acres of national forest, BLM Lands and State of Idaho Lands.

McCall on Payette Lake and minutes from Brundage Mtn. Ski Resort is one of Idaho’s most popular summer and winter resort and recreational areas, is approximately 50 miles north. Idaho’s capitol city of Boise and Boise International Airport are about a two hour drive from the property via state and interstate highways.

DETAILS: The 2,240 sq. ft. Main Level of the home in includes the Formal Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Kitchen and Dining Area, Pantry, Laundry Room, Powder Room, Private Master Suite, Two Guest Bedrooms and a Full Bath. Exterior access is from the formal front entry, sliding glass doors from the kitchen area to the covered back patio and a door from the attached garage into the kitchen area. The flow from one room to another is noticeably well conceived. With the exception of the Living Room’s cathedral ceiling, all ceilings are 9’ which add an immediate sense of space. The custom cabinetry throughout is solid oak with a warm honey-oak finish. Counter-tops are laminate. Windows are Double-pane vinyl with arched design in the living room.

The Private Master Suite is a “touch of grand” due to a large bedroom area and adjoining master bath with two big walk-in closets, two separate oak vanities, a soaker tub and a walk-in shower.

The 819 sq. ft. Upper Level of the home includes a spacious family room with a skylight at the top of the open staircase and a door into a separate large bedroom/sewing/den/office with full bath. Lots of living and room for guests!

The attached two car Garage is completely finished, has two auto overhead doors and a person door to the outside. It also conveniently houses the furnace and hot water and pressure system for the well.

The home is all 2” X 6” Construction. Exterior siding is Masonite; Roof is metal.

Heating and Cooling is a Forced Air Propane Furnace with Central Air Conditioning.

The 1600 sq. ft. Shop is an insulated framed structure, fully wired with concrete floors, two person doors and a 12’ automatic overhead door. The rear portion of the building is enclosed and has been the owner’s heated woodworking shop. Floors are concrete.

WATER: Domestic, yard, garden, stock water is provided by a 43’ drilled well that produces an estimated 35 gallons per minute.

THE LAND: 7.8 Acres Deeded. The acreage is divided into one main pasture with fencing for livestock, the home site and garden area. Soils are fertile and well suited for growing grass-legume hay, alfalfa and pasture. Vegetable gardens and fruit orchards do well.

CLIMATE: The Cambridge Area enjoys a distinct 4 season climate. Wonderful year ‘round living. Elevation is approximately 2,650’. Average precipitation is between 18 and 22 inches a year, benefiting from proximity of surrounding mountains.