Sitting on a one-acre estate lot with two private spring-fed ponds, this light-filled custom log home embodies the grand mountain feel with surrounding acres of open space. Open living areas flow onto a large paver patio where one can easily entertain visitors while basking in the natural landscaping. Windows on the property showcase views of Baldy and the neighboring pristine mountains. The spacious grand master suite and guest bedrooms all have private outdoor access. This is truly a unique and secluded property where one can enjoy the splendor of Idaho while still being close to all that the resort town offers.
In 1936, the chairman of the Union Pacific Railroad, W. Averell Harriman, purchased 4,300 acres in central Idaho. The idea was to build a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains as a way to encourage westward train travel. It worked. It was named Sun Valley and within the year, “America’s first destination ski resort” opened.Read more about luxury homes in Sun Valley
Sun Valley is the name of the world-famous ski resort, as well as the small, European-styled village east of Ketchum. The name also encompasses the 30-mile stretch that is the Wood River Valley, an area filled with towns, rivers, mountains, gulches, campgrounds, and cliffs. Sun Valley is home to phenomenal mountain scenery, unlimited year-round recreational offerings, and down-to-earth people. All of this makes Sun Valley, whether it is Ketchum, Hailey, Bellevue, or elsewhere, one of the most desirable places in the country to live.
Elkhorn is within the city of Sun Valley, stretching from the Dollar Mountain ski lift to the southern edge of Ketchum. This beautiful resort community offers a world-class golf course, swimming, and tennis courts. Elkhorn real estate ranges from large stately homes with unbelievable views of three mountain ranges to convenient condominiums for both full-time and part-time residents. Elkhorn has great access to Ketchum thanks to bike paths and bus service.