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Baldy Mountain Ranch, Idaho
Property Types: Residential, Homes, Recreational
Activities & Amenities
Rare opportunity to own a breathtaking 480-acre ranch in Swan Valley with a meticulously crafted home carefully sited in the foothills of Baldy Mountain and bordering the 1.6 million-acre Targhee National Forest.
The custom 5,169 square foot residence was designed specifically to capture the panoramic views of the Big Hole and adjacent Snake River Mountain ranges. Striking views of Baldy Mountain can be seen from every room in the house. The home’s exterior is Montana moss rock and log siding which provides a timeless appearance. The cedar shake roof (treated with fire retardant) with copper accents completes the exterior.
The home was built in 2008 and consists of 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Its intricate architecture combines elegance and comfort with key design features including hand planed walnut floors, vaulted ceilings, custom light fixtures, along with carefully selected solid wood beam trusses and accents throughout.
Upon entering the home, the focal point is the great room, which highlights a stunning rock wall with a large fireplace as well as spectacular views of Baldy Mountain.
Adjoining the great room is a large gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and equipped with the highest quality appliances. These include dual built-in overlay refrigerators from Sub Zero, a Wolf stovetop and hood, a Sub Zero wine cooler, a double oven by Wolf, and two Viking dishwashers. The cabinetry is custom alder wood and there is an adjoining butler’s pantry.
The interior provides ample space for entertaining with its formal dining room, family room, and game room.
A lavish master suite provides private access to the patio, a decorative stone gas fireplace, and his and her walk-in closets. The master bath showcases two separate vanities with granite countertops, a pedestal soaker tub, and a steam shower.
Other main level features include a well-appointed guest bedroom with access to a separate patio area, a home office, and laundry room.
The upper-level bunk room is perfect for accommodating guests with a large bathroom, media area, and space for multiple beds.
The exterior features also include an attached 3-car garage, covered patio with a built-in barbeque, hot tub, and natural landscaping overlooking the picturesque mountain setting.
The entire eastern border of the ranch borders the Targhee National Forest and multiple vantage points throughout the rolling hills offer stunning views of Baldy Mountain and the valley below.
The ranch attracts trophy wildlife such as deer and elk and is an integral part of the areas winter migration route. The property is currently enrolled in Idaho’s Land Owner Appreciation Program (LAP) and is eligible for leftover tags for late deer and elk controlled hunts. There are multiple tree stands and hunting blinds already set up around the property. Hunters will also appreciate the proximity to the neighboring national forest land which provides unlimited opportunities for additional hunting.
The property has livestock fencing and a corral, making it suitable for horses or livestock.
- 479.60 Acres
- Abundant Wildlife
- Adjacent to National Forest
- Attached Three Car Garage
- Automatic Sprinklers
- Built-In Barbeque
- Cedar Shake Roof with Copper Accents
- Covered Patio with Built-In Barbeque
- Fire Pit
- Hot Tub
- Hunting Blinds
- Hunting Tree Stands
- Livestock Fencing
- Log Siding
- Private Driveway
- Alarm System
- Central Vacuum System
- Custom Light Fixtures
- Formal Dining
- Game Room
- Hardwood Floors with Ambient Heating
- Vaulted Ceilings
- Wood Beam Trusses & Accents
- Butler’s Pantry
- Custom Alder Cabinets
- Granite Countertops
- Sub Zero Dual Built-In Overlay Refrigerators
- Sub Zero Wine Cooler
- Viking Dishwashers
- Wolf Double Oven
- Wolf Hood
- Wolf Stove Top
- Pedestal Soaking Tub
- Private Access to Patio
- Two Separate Vanities with Granite Counters
- Two Walk-In Closets
- Steam Shower
- Stone Gas Fireplace
About the Area:
Located just 60 miles from Jackson Hole, Wyoming and 50 miles from Idaho Falls, Idaho, Swan Valley and Irwin are scenic communities nestled along the banks of the South Fork of the Snake River. An up and coming recreational destination, the South Fork of the Snake River is known as one of the best dry-fly fisheries in North America. Popular for high-end outfitters, fishing guides, and anglers of all classes, this has quickly become one of the most treasured and sought-after world-class fishing destinations. The valley is part of the Yellowstone Ecosystem, which includes all of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Consisting of 20 million acres, this ecosystem includes the 2.2 million-acre Yellowstone National Park and the awe-inspiring Grand Teton National Park.