Sun Valley, an island of pristine property surrounded by a sea of untouched public lands, blends the ease and charm of small town living with the sophistication and culture of a larger metropolitan area. A destination for Nordic and Alpine skiers in the winter, the area provides fishing, hiking and biking in the summer. Sun Valley real estate has property for everyone including condos, luxury homes and ranches.
North of Ketchum, Ketchum and Warm Springs
The area towards the Sawtooth Mountain Range boasts many luxury homes and real estate. With easy access to popular hiking, biking and skiing trails, recreational opportunities abound. From the base of world-famous Bald Mountain to the Sun Valley Resort, the town of Ketchum bustles with a selection of galleries, gourmet dining and unique shops.
Sun Valley and Elkhorn
Sun Valley is a quaint ski resort community just one mile east of Bald Mountain and the town of Ketchum. This community includes the Sun Valley Resort, the Sun Valley golf courses and all of the surrounding residential areas. Sun Valley offers a wonderful summer symphony in the new pavilion, famous summer ice shows, fine dining and entertainment, shopping, golfing, biking and cross-country skiing in a refined western environment.
Mid-Valley sits halfway between the towns of Ketchum and Hailey. With a more rural feeling, this area has been rapidly growing in the past few years. Several beautiful high-end subdivisions are newer to the area along with wonderful established real estate. The Big Wood River runs through the Mid-Valley area, and there are gorgeous views of Hyndman Peak up East Fork Canyon and Mahoney Butte up Greenhorn Gulch.
Hailey is a quaint town that bustles with activity and growth. Hailey real estate is very attractive to first-time homebuyers. The town has many new local businesses, restaurants and shops. Just twelve miles from the Sun Valley Ski resort, the Hailey community is home to many of the valley’s schools and family neighborhoods.
Bellevue and Beyond Sun Valley
Bellevue is known as the Gateway to the Wood River Valley with wide-open spaces and great views. Real estate opportunities include large acre parcels and beautiful ranch properties. South Blaine County has acres upon acres of gorgeous untouched land with beautiful winding creeks and views of the south valley canyons. Residents enjoy wonderful rural activities such as fly-fishing on the world-famous Silver Creek.
Stanley and Salmon River Basin
Stanley, Idaho and the Salmon River Basin lie in the center of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. As the gateway to the Sawtooth Mountains, Frank Church Wilderness, and the famous Salmon River of No Return, this picturesque area is often referred to as the American Alps with miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, fly-fishing, Class 2 to 4 rafting, beautiful alpine lakes, cross country and back-country skiing.