Ideally situated in the heart of Teton Valley, Idaho, the Lazy K Ranch is just over 3 miles from downtown Driggs. Bordered by larger ranches and protected open space, the ranch is a stone’s throw from the Teton River and a ¾-mile drive to the nearest sportsman’s access. This 12.6-acre gentleman’s ranch boasts a 2-story 4,531 sqft custom log home that is comprised of 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. There are pastures for horses as well as a classic-style barn located next to the home complete with horse stalls, room for hay and machine storage and a shop. The landscape is comprised of lush pastures, seasonal springs and ditches. Enjoy big valley views including those of the Big Hole Mountains and Teton Mountain ranges. The Lazy K Ranch is an ideal property for the outdoor enthusiast looking for ease of access to rivers, public lands and world-class skiing amenities.
Location: The town of Driggs provides access to conveniences including restaurants, grocery stores, shopping, golf, private air service and world-class skiing. Grand Targhee Ski and Summer Resort is a short drive away, which provides year round recreation, dining and entertainment. The resort town of Jackson Hole is 33 miles to the southeast and offers commercial air service, endless all-season recreation and cultural amenities.
Acreage: The 12.6-acre Lazy K Ranch offers a diverse wildlife-rich setting complete with open meadows, wetlands and healthy riparian corridors thick with willows offering protection and cover for the valley’s native species including moose, deer, cranes, waterfowl and birds of prey. There are two large ranches bordering the ranch to the north and west, both of which are protected by conservation easements. The neighboring ranches offer incredible wildlife habitat including a large marsh of approximately 20 acres in size, which is located less than a tenth of a mile north from the Lazy K Ranch. This expansive protected open space and assemblage of willows and large marshes boasts some of the valley’s highest concentrations of moose, waterfowl and sand-hill cranes.
Improvements: Built in 1998, this custom 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath home offers dramatic valley and Teton views with wrap-around porches and a large deck offering big views to the south, east and west. The large open floor plan of the kitchen and dining rooms are ideal for family gatherings and entertaining guests. A beautiful stone fireplace compliments the tall cathedral ceilings and large picture-frame windows of the great room. The master suite has a private fireplace and each bedroom has its own bathroom. There is plenty of storage throughout the home including a bonus room currently used as a game room. Attached is a two-bay garage with room for vehicles and outdoor equipment.
Recreation: In addition to world-class fishing and hunting, Teton Valley offers ample recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Throughout the surrounding area, mountain biking and hiking trails are publically accessed in the Big Hole Mountains on the west side of the valley and in the Teton Mountains on the east side of the valley. Teton Valley is quickly becoming one of the premiere mountain biking destinations in the country. Trails are maintained by the US Forest Service and volunteers organized by Teton Valley Trails and Pathways. These trails also serve as excellent horseback riding trails. During the winter months, Teton Valley Trails and Pathways maintain 4 Nordic ski courses, in addition to others found within the valley. Twelve miles to the east is Grand Targhee Ski and Summer Resort, which receives over 500 inches of light powder snow annually. Boasting terrific terrain and short lift lines, this is a downhill skier’s paradise. Nordic tracks are maintained throughout the season and in the summer these trails become the playground for mountain bikers, downhill bikers and hikers. Grand Targhee hosts a number of events throughout the summer, including the well attended 3-day Targhee Music Festival.
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Get To Know Teton Valley Ranches for sale in Driggs, Victor and Tetonia, Idaho
Located on the quiet western side of the famous Teton Mountain Range, Teton Valley, Idaho consists of three main towns, Driggs, Tetonia and Victor. Driggs is the largest and the Teton County seat. Teton Valley provides all the services and amenities one needs such as restaurants, grocery stores, shopping, and multiple golf resorts. There is private air service at Driggs Reed Memorial, and its 7,300 foot runway is equipped for plans and jets of all sizes. Teton Valley is also home to Grand Targhee Ski and Summer Resort, consistently ranked among the top ski resorts in the country and host to a number of summer music festivals.
Teton Valley boasts an array of recreational diversity that is sure to satisfy outdoorsmen of all kinds. There is public fishing on the Teton River and nearby streams and creeks. The resort community of Jackson Hole, WY is 45 minutes away offering an array of year round recreational and cultural amenities, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and commercial air service.