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Spectacular Estate for Fly-Fishing, Family Reunions and Weddings!

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Large stocked trout pond looking back toward the main house.

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Last updated: 01/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
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Ketchum house description

The 150-acre Sawtooth Valley Ranch is a fly-fisherman's paradise ideal for family gatherings and weddings. The compound offers a beautiful park-like setting surrounded by acres of manicured lawns, trees and a large pond stocked with rainbow trout. The famous Salmon River runs along the foot of the property, about a mile from the main house where you can fish for miles up and down its banks. The main house has unobstructed gorgeous views of the spectacular Sawtooth Mountains. The log home was featured in Log Home Living Magazine and sleeps 12 including the guest quarters. With panoramic views in all directions, it inspires, refreshes and quiets your soul. In the summertime, you can sleep with the windows open and hear the creek as it meanders its way to the large stock pond. Stroll the grounds with a cup of coffee in the stillness of the morning and realize that this is how we were meant to greet each day. Relax in a rocking chair on the back porch and watch the ranch horses suddenly pick and race across the pasture, just because they can. The expansive lawn is great for football games, capture the flag or you can try your skill on our regulation-sized croquet court. You can also arrange to ride horses from a nearby outfitter.

Within a 10 minute drive is world renowned Redfish Lake which offers an abundance of day activities and fabulous hikes.

The Ranch is situated in the heart of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. They say that the Sawtooth Valley is “the West the way you’ve always imagined it would be.” From the great room, dining room and master are spectacular views of the jagged Sawtooth Mountains with peaks towering to 10,000 feet and on the other side, the White Clouds with peaks to 11,000 feet. The ranch is situated in the middle of the Sawtooth Valley, which runs about 20 miles long and one to two miles wide. Running right down the middle of the Valley at the foot of the ranch is the Salmon River. There are over 50 alpine lakes within 5 miles of the ranch and too many creeks to count -- offering dozens of great day hikes and mountain biking trails.

At the northern end of the valley, and 12 miles from the ranch, is Stanley -- the staging area for rafting the Salmon River. At the Southern end of the valley, about 12 miles from the ranch is the outpost of Smiley Creek. Just 45 minutes south of the ranch is world famous Sun Valley which offers fabulous skiing, golfing, trap shooting – you name it.

MAIN HOUSE (Sleeps 8)
The two-story main log house has been featured in Log Home Living Magazine and offers drop-dead views of the Sawtooth Mountain Range from every room in the house. The cozy Great Room has two facing leather sofas, antique wagon wheel chairs and a massive stone fireplace with game table. Adjacent is the dining room with log table that seats 10 in comfortable padded hickory chairs. The gourmet kitchen has recently been expanded to encompass 370 SF and offers a new gas Wolfe Range, Sub Zero, and a rustic island for prep work with bar stools for conversation. Stone back splashes and stainless steel counter tops complete the ranch-kitchen feel. Off the kitchen is a charming breakfast nook with beautiful views and lots of morning sunlight.

The master bedroom and bath is downstairs with private deck. Upstairs are two bedrooms, one with twin beds and the other with a queen and twin bed all with Ralph Lauren fabrics. There is a full bathroom upstairs along with a loft and another twin bed.

GUEST BARN (Sleeps 4)
A pathway over a stream connects the main house to the barn with its guest quarters. Upstairs in the barn is a two bedroom guest quarters and full bathroom. One bedroom offers a log queen bed and the other offers two twin beds. Downstairs is a family room with satellite TV and DSL connection.

Both the Main House and Barn are furnished in western antiques, log furniture and Ralph Lauren and Pendleton fabrics and bedding.


Keywords: log home, sun valley area, Sawtooth views, trout pond, creek, horses

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Master downstairs...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

                upstairs main house...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                upstairs main house...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

                upstairs guest barn...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

                upstairs guest barn...moreless

              • Loft + Den: 1 twin/ single

                upstairs main house...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (6)

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Meandering stream runs through the property and into a large, stocked trout pond directly in front of the two-story log home which is set in a beautiful park-like setting with trees, acres of lawn and fabulous views. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Telephone
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wood Fireplace

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Refrigerator

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Hot Tub
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Weddings: Add $3000 to $5000
                          Oct 16 - Apr 13, 2016
                          546 night min stay

                          $3,000
                          flat fee
                          Jan 15 - March 31
                          Jan 15 - Mar 31, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $1,000
                          $5,900
                          April 1 - May 24
                          Apr 1 - May 24, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $800
                          $4,900
                          May 25-Sept 30
                          May 25 - Sep 30, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $1,200
                          $7,900 $29,000
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $2,500
                          • Taxes Included

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                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1996

                          About the owner: My wife and I built this ranch in 1996 and visit it often with our children. I publish magazines. My wife is an artist and often paints plain air at locations near the ranch.

                          Why the Owner Chose Ketchum:
                          We were looking for a ranch property that was close to Sun Valley, Id., but not too close! We wanted to be able to drive in for golf, skiing or dining but wanted to feel like we were away from all the 'busyness' of town. We were also looking for a location that offered fabulous views and a large stock pond for fishing or swimming and plenty of recreational activity right outside our front door! We also wanted to build from scratch so we could put our own imprint in the log home. We found it! And you will enjoy it very much too!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          What is so nice about this ranch property is that it is very relaxing and soothing, yet if you want lots of activities and action, it's all right there too! There is so much to see and experience with so many hundreds of miles of great hiking or riding trails right outside your door. Terrific fishing right from our pond or from the Salmon River which runs along the foot of the property. And you won't believe the views from every room in the home!


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                          • Large stocked trout pond looking back toward the main house.

                            Large stocked trout pond looking back toward the main house.

                          • Ranch entrance

                            Ranch entrance

                          • Big ranch kitchen with Wolf range and oven, Sub-Zero, etc.

                            Big ranch kitchen with Wolf range and oven, Sub-Zero, etc.

                          • Upstairs guest bedroom with twin beds

                            Upstairs guest bedroom with twin beds

                          • Upstairs loft with single bed

                            Upstairs loft with single bed

                          • Barn guest bedroom with queen. There is a full bath in the guest quarters.

                            Barn guest bedroom with queen. There is a full bath in the guest quarters.

                          • Pond toward the barn guest quarters

                            Pond toward the barn guest quarters

                          • Lots of lawn surounds the grounds for family games

                            Lots of lawn surounds the grounds for family games

                          • Dad will love cooking from this BBQ...steak, chicken or fresh trout anyone?

                            Dad will love cooking from this BBQ...steak, chicken or fresh trout anyone?

                          • Great cross country skiing right out the door! And Sun Valley only 45 minutes.

                            Great cross country skiing right out the door! And Sun Valley only 45 minutes.

                          • Fabulous views of the Sawtooth Mountains

                            Fabulous views of the Sawtooth Mountains

                          • The main house and barn are surrounded by expansive lawn.

                            The main house and barn are surrounded by expansive lawn.

                          • Ranch regulation-sized croquet course

                            Ranch regulation-sized croquet course

                          • The cozy great room with leather sofas and massive ranch rock fireplace.

                            The cozy great room with leather sofas and massive ranch rock fireplace.

                          • Dining Room seats 8 or 10 with two extra chairs, plus 6 in the breakfast nook.

                            Dining Room seats 8 or 10 with two extra chairs, plus 6 in the breakfast nook.

                          • Upstairs guest bedroom with Queen and single

                            Upstairs guest bedroom with Queen and single

                          • Cozy barn study with high speed wireless, 42' flat screen DirectTV and Netfix

                            Cozy barn study with high speed wireless, 42' flat screen DirectTV and Netfix

                          • Barn guest room with twin beds. There is a full bathroom in the guest quarters.

                            Barn guest room with twin beds. There is a full bathroom in the guest quarters.

                          • The kid's fort...too much fun!

                            The kid's fort...too much fun!

                          • Lots of horses are on the property that you can arrange to ride

                            Lots of horses are on the property that you can arrange to ride

                          • Great nearby river rafting

                            Great nearby river rafting

                          • Large stocked trout pond looking back toward the main house.

                            Large stocked trout pond looking back toward the main house.

                          • Fabulous horseback rides can be arranged.

                            Fabulous horseback rides can be arranged.

                          • The ranch croquet course.

                            The ranch croquet course.

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Friday, January 23, 2015

                          $800 - $1,200 per night (USD)
                          Minimum stay: 4 nights
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                          • Sleeps
                            12
                          • Bedrooms
                            5
                          • Bathrooms
                            3.5
                          • Property type
                            House
                          • Reviews
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                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within 2 days
                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 01/23/2015
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