Experience the serenity of this extremely rare river setting just 10 traffic free minutes north of Sun Valley, Idaho. The timeless timber home and caretaker's quarters provide a haven for those looking for the perfect balance.
The pristine 5.84 acre Big Wood River estate property is located on over 460 feet of breathtaking river frontage and features a one-acre recreation pond with 2 smaller ponds and a recirculating stream. Just north of the driveway is the bridge that separates privately held land from thousands of acres that make up the Sawtooth National Recreation Area where endless outdoor activities abound including skiing, hiking, horseback riding and biking.
This James Morton designed home and guest quarters are tucked away in a highly private setting accessed via a winding drive bordered by aspens and natural landscaping. The spacious 3+ Bedroom main residence experiences superb river exposure and views. The den, sun room, office and 4th bedroom/rec room above the garage provide flexible space to accommodate a variety of uses. The 3 oversized garage bays come with a utility sink and work area, plenty of extra room for storage and recreational equipment, and an attached greenhouse.
A multitude of exterior decks with a variety of exposures welcome outside living and entertaining. Deer, Moose and Elk frequent the property and the river is host to a variety of ducks, geese and fish. With its dock surrounded by woodlands, the pond provides an additional scenic corridor and offers a serene setting for the kayak or canoeing enthusiast with an occasional visit by otters and beaver.
Strategically placed to offer ultimate privacy for the main house, the guest/caretaker's quarters is set up to provide two apartments, and is connected to a garage and storage area.
For the equestrian, there is plenty of room on the property to accommodate horses, a barn and the related improvements.
This particular stretch of pristine river with its natural splendor not only creates a home for a variety of birds, fish and wildlife, but serves as a peaceful respite from Ketchum and Sun Valley's bustling resort activity. There is nothing like the sound of the river to bring relaxation to a whole new level.