This comfortable vacation home sits on 2-1/2 acres, located in the south end of Teton Valley, between Driggs and Victor, ID. Just 20 minutes from Grand Targhee, and 45 minutes from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. This well-appointed home is a perfect rental for the ultimate Teton Mountain ski vacation. In warmer months, enjoy the proximity to two national parks, single track trails in the Caribou Targhee National Forest, and plentiful trout streams.
Our home is a great destination for your ski vacation. Whether you come with your family or the guys, you will be hard-pressed to find a better ski vacation location. With 500 inches average of dry powder, Grand Targhee Resort offers some of the best skiing in North America. A scenic 20 minute drive outs you at the base of the resort. "The Ghee" as it is referred to by locals, is known for plentiful snow, open runs and great laid-back family atmosphere. When you are ready for more of a challenge, head over to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, just 45 minutes away. "The Village," as it is referred to by locals, is the most challenging resort in North America. But there are plenty of green runs, making it a great resort for the entire family. And after a day of skiing and snowboarding, jump into the hot tub and relax.
NATIONAL PARKS & FORESTS
When summer rolls around, our home is the perfect base-camp for visits to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. Lodging in the parks can be expensive, and dining and attraction options are limited inside of the parks. When you stay in Teton Valley, you will be a short drive away from both parks, and you will have access to many great restaurants, grocery stores, at other activities not allowed or severely restricted in the parks (e.g., mountain biking).
If wilderness is your thing, go for a hike in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness Area and explore Cave Falls and other amazing destinations just a couple miles up Darby Canyon Road. If you have the legs, hike through Jed Smith into the back side of Grand Teton National Park!
If mountain biking is your thing, our home is centrally located to some of the best trails in the world. Don't just take our word for it. The International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) rates the Teton Region as a Silver Ride Center (see The Teton region includes: dozens of miles of lift-served trails at Grand Targhee and Jackson Hole Mountain resorts; hundreds of miles of single track trails in the adjacent national forests and BLM lands (the Big Hole Mountains, the Snake River Range, etc.); more than a half dozen bike shops; and dozens of watering holes to quench your thirst after your ride. The Valley also includes a great pathway that connects Driggs to Victor and the Teton Pass. We also provide a couple cruiser bikes that you can use as well, to ride on the pathways.
Teton Valley is an angler's delight, an our home puts you right ion the middle of the action. 30 minutes to the south and west lies the South Fork of the Snake River. 10 minutes to the west is the Teton River. 20 minutes to the north is Bitch Creek and the Warm River. 30 Minutes to the north and west and you'll be fishing on Henry's Fork of the Snake River. Lastly, 30 minutes to the east, over Teton Pass, and you can access the Snake River and other fisheries in the Jackson area.
If you are looking for the ultimate fly-fishing adventure, we can arrange a custom-guided trip with one the West's top guides: Chris Chastain. Chris will design a package for you and your party to sample any or all of the great streams mentioned above. He'll pick you up every morning and set you up with all the gear and flies you need.
Comfort was a big priority when we converted our home to a vacation rental. The home includes 3 bedrooms: a master with king bed and bath; bedroom 2 with a king bed; and bedroom three with a bunk bed twin over full). A super comfortable memory foam queen sleeper couch in the living room brings to total occupancy to 9 people on 5 beds. All beds include high thread-count linens, comfortable mattresses and extra pillows. Rest assured -- pun intended -- your sleep will be divine.
Our gourmet kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, including a convection oven/gas range, super quiet dishwasher and refrigerator. All the cookware you need to prepare home-cooked meals for your group are included. The dining table seats 8, and the bar seats 4.
People visit Teton Valley for adventure. But when it's time to relax in the evening, the living room include a 50" WiFi-enabled HDTV and a Blue-ray/DVD player. The master bedroom also includes a WiFi-enabled HDTV and a Blue-ray/DVD player. Extra HDMI cables are include in case you want to bring a gaming system.
Our huge front deck offers a great place to enjoy the afternoons with mountain views and your favorite cocktail.
Your comfort is a priority for us. To keep you warm and cozy, the home includes a gas fireplace in the living room. Our central heater is controlled by a NEST programable thermostat,. so you can easily keep the home at the perfect temperature.
ABOUT THE OWNERS
Our boys grew up in this home, skiing, playing soccer, and enjoying the ski town lifestyle. After moving to Park City, UT for work, we decided to convert the house to a vacation rental starting the fall of 2015 and we would love for you to stay in our home and experience the magic of Teton Valley!