This irreplaceable setting overlooking the Sun Valley Lake and world famous Bald Mountain represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own in the heart of Sun Valley. This location is a mecca for the outdoor enthusiast with swimming, tennis, golf, biking, hiking, and skiing at your doorstep. In the Sun Valley Village, enjoy dining in the restaurants, browsing the shops, luxuriating in the newly opened spa, and enjoying the music in the Pavilion. Reserve time to take in an ice show or a sleigh ride to historic Trail Creek Cabin.
This custom-built classic lodge style home captures the essence of Sun Valley and maximizes outdoor living. The grand Montana Moss rock entry is accented with bronze lanterns and opens to the entry alcove finished in a metallic based paint giving the room a warm glow, set off by the custom wall mounted sconces. A rock archway frames the living area with its iron bell chandelier, exposed beam trusses and Montana moss fireplace to warm winter evenings. The kitchen is equipped with the ultimate in appointments with an Onyx bar seating area providing separation from the living area.
Throughout the main level living and bedroom areas of the home, the flooring is hand-finished walnut inlaid with the finest of wool carpet, set off by custom drapes and valences in the bedrooms framing views of the Sun Valley outdoors. Each bedroom includes a private bath, detailed in Ann Sacks tile, perfectly chosen sinks, fixtures and appointments. The master bath is highlighted by hand painted wall paper, a curved Jerusalem limestone double vanity, brass lotus inlays, and an air jetted soaking tub.
Upstairs, an exquisitely finished bath serves a large open room with an adjoining office bedroom that offers a multitude of possibilities including a bunk room, game room, or division to additional bedrooms. This area incorporates plentiful closet space and sliding doors opening to flower lined balconies with the unmatched lake and Baldy Views.
The home's heart is the great outdoors with over 1300 square feet of covered patio areas. The outdoor living area overlooks the lake and Bald Mountain and is surrounded by mature landscaping, the ideal amount of lawn area and is accented with flower beds and by the gentle sounds of the rock water feature. Entertaining outdoors is a dream with the barbecue area complete with built in vent hood, floor outlets for additional lighting and plenty of covered area for lounging and dining al fresco.
Whether walking to the Symphony, throwing the ball for your dog at the lake, shopping the exclusive boutiques of the Village, enjoying the ice shows, treating yourself to a day at the spa, or hiking the myriad of trails surrounding the resort, you won't find a location that offers so much yet allows you to embrace your own private Sun Valley at home.
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.