Thinking large condo? Think a little bigger and have your own home in Sun Valley for the price of a large condo. Open floor plan with spacious great rooms and dining area, open kitchen, and beautiful views across pond to the cliffs and open space.
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.
The village of Sun Valley is a quaint ski resort community just one mile east of Bald Mountain and Downtown Ketchum. The village includes the Sun Valley Resort and all of the surrounding residential areas. Classic, large Sun Valley properties abut the Sun Valley Golf Course. Sun Valley offers a wonderful summer symphony, famous summer ice shows, fine dining and entertainment, shopping, golfing, and cross-country skiing in a refined western environment.