Accessed via the National Elk Refuge, this gem of a property enjoys a very coveted and private location. Nestled amongst mature conifers and aspen trees, the property boasts majestic views of the Teton Range. A Red tailed hawk soars overhead. The Tetons paint a dramatic backdrop for the expansive National Elk Refuge lands spread across the valley floor. From this special place witnessing wildlife in its natural habitat is a daily occurrence. Bison, elk, deer and moose frequent the neighborhood providing unmatched wildlife viewing opportunities. Let, the local foxesamuse you with their antics and entertaining hunting techniques while other small mammals and birds enliven your surroundings. This delightful property reflects the very essence of Thoreau's words "We can never have enough of nature".
This exquisite and rare setting can be the canvas for the home of your dreams. Offering almost 5 acres, the property consists of rolling hillside property with elevated views. A modest, yet very charming 4,678 square foot home currently exists on the property. This home has been a family home for long-time residents who raised their four daughters on this property. To say the home exudes warmth is an understatement. Reflecting the happy youths of these family members, several of whom continue to call Jackson Hole home today, the property is filled with memories and stories reminiscent of the "good ol' days" when life, lacking in today's modern conveniences, was nevertheless remarkably simple and fulfilling. A two story, 768 square foot shed provides storage for snowmobiles and the gear that comes with enjoying Jackson Hole's lifestyle to the fullest.
Designed as a multi- level home, the house showcases spacious rooms bound together by a wide stair case that serves as central spine of the home. Large view windows in the living and dining rooms welcome both amazing views of the Tetons and of the National Elk Refuge and abundant natural light. A family room was added on in 1984. History permeates the home on every level. The second floor features three bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The ground floor features a living space with a wood burning fireplace and reclaimed Idaho barn wood. An enclosed porch is accessed off this room and boasts a hot tub. A gym in the basement of the home is worthy of a museum exhibit with vintage artifacts from the owner's rich boxing past. Room after room will undoubtedly bring out a sense of nostalgia and a smile as one can relate to having grown up in a home that feels just like home.
This very special property offers a very special setting for the next owner to call home and write a new story with new very special memories.