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Baldy Mountain Ranch, Idaho
Property Types: Residential, Homes, Recreational
$4,750,000 / 260.00 Acres / Under Contract
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Rare opportunity to own a breathtaking 260-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.
Luxury Home: The custom 5,139 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.
This impeccably maintained home was completed in 2008 and professionally decorated by Dianne N. Clayton Interior Designs. The house consists of 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Its intricate architecture combines elegance and comfort with key design features including hand planed walnut floors with ambient heating, vaulted ceilings, custom lighting design and 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 alder wood custom-designed, milled, and installed by noted regional firm Willow Creek Woodworks and all hardware is from Rocky Mountain Hardware.
The interior provides generous space for entertaining with its formal dining room, family room, and game room.
A lavish master suite provides access to its own private patio and hot tub, a decorative stone gas fireplace, and his and her custom 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 multiple guests with a large bathroom, media area, and custom-designed, built-in bunk beds with queen size mattresses.
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.
Land: 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.
Wildlife: The ranch attracts trophy wildlife such as deer and elk and is an integral part of the areas winter migration route. 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 and recreation.
Livestock: The property has livestock fencing and a corral, making it suitable for horses or livestock.
- +/- 260 Acres
- Abundant Wildlife
- Adjacent to National Forest
- Attached Three Car Garage
- Automatic Sprinklers
- Built-In Barbeque
- Covered Patio
- Hot Tub
- Private Driveway
- Alarm System
- Central Vacuum System
- Hardwood Floors with Ambient Heating
- Vaulted Ceilings
- Wood Beam Trusses & Accents
- Butler’s Pantry
- Double Oven
- Pedestal Soaking Tub
- Private Access to Patio
- Two Separate Vanities
- Walk-In Closet
- Stone Wood Burning 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. The South Fork has garnered the reputation as one of the top dry-fly fisheries in North America with abundant populations of Yellowstone Cutthroat, Rainbow, and Brown trout. 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.