Overview: Henry’s Lake Estate is an 8.75-acre property located on one of the finest trophy stillwater fisheries in the northern Rockies. Situated 20 miles from Island Park, Idaho, and 15 miles from West Yellowstone, Montana, Henry’s Lake is home to trophy trout. The setting is magical as the property enjoys 500 feet of frontage on the north shore of the lake with breathtaking views across the water to the peaks of the Centennial Valley. Henry’s Lake Estate boasts a 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom, 4,294 sqft main home, in addition to caretaker’s quarters, 6-stall horse barn, pond and manicured grounds. The largest fish in the lake are the rainbow cuttthroat hybrids that tip the scales up to 16 pounds. The state record for brook trout weighs in at 7.2 pounds and was caught in Henry’s Lake. Located ½ mile from national forest, the property is frequented by elk, deer and moose while ducks and geese cover the lake providing excellent bird watching and fall waterfowling opportunities. The estate is positioned just minutes from the famous waters of the Madison River, the Henry’s Fork and the world-class fisheries of Yellowstone National Park.
Located 20 miles from Island Park, Idaho, and 15 miles from West Yellowstone, Montana, Henry’s Lake Estate rests at an elevation of 6,500 feet and is home to monster trout. Perfectly positioned on the north shore of Henry’s Lake with 500 feet of lake frontage, the property enjoys stunning views of Henry’s Lake and the Centennial Valley peaks. Henry’s Lake Estate can be accessed by traveling on state Highway 87, and then heading down the county-maintained Henry’s Lake Road for the last few miles. For those arriving by air, nearby airports include the Idaho Falls Regional Airport, which is 90 minutes south, the Bozeman Airport located two hours north or the West Yellowstone Airport situated 20 minutes from the property where service is available during summer months.
The luxury log residence has 3 bedrooms and 3 ½ bathrooms and consists of 4,294 sqft. Built in 1997 under the supervision of a noted Sun Valley architect and log home builder, the residence exudes western elegance. A porte-cochère provides covered parking outside and on the interior a beautiful river rock fireplace anchors the great room. Adjacent to the great room, a gourmet kitchen boasts high-end appliances including a Sub-Zero refrigerator and Bosch dishwasher. The library and open loft area provide additional rooms for guests to spread out and relax. The home also has 1,500 sqft of covered decks that provide the perfect setting for outdoor dining and areas to take in the views of Henry’s Lake and Sawtelle Peak.
Henry’s Lake is widely regarded among stillwater fishermen as the finest public trophy stillwater fishery in the Northern Rockies. Henry’s Lake is shallow and approximately 20 feet deep at its deepest areas. It is host to a plethora of rich aquatic insect life responsible for the rapid growth rate of resident fish. Due to the abundant fishing resources of this lake, it was used as a commercial fishery for the gold mines of Montana in the early 1900s. Famous for being the site of the Idaho state record for the largest brook trout, the giant fish was caught in 1978, weighing in at 7.2 pounds. Henry’s Lake has excellent populations of cutthroat, rainbow, and cut-bow trout. The cut-bows are by far the largest resident fish, tipping the scales up to 16 pounds and nearly 40 inches long.
Henry’s Lake Estate boasts a luxury log home with stunning lake and mountain views in addition to exceptional equestrian facilities. Situated in one of the most tranquil and trout-rich areas in the country, Henry’s Lake Estate is a recreational property that offers an unmatched setting, ideal for the seasonal or year-round resident.
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