Located in Tetonia, Idaho, and nestled at the base of the Teton Range’s western slope is the Robinson Lusitano Ranch. This world-class equestrian ranch is a 20-minute drive from the charming mountain town of Driggs. Teton Valley, known as “the quiet side of the Tetons”, is located in the heart of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and home to Grand Targhee Summer and Ski Resort. The abundance of public lands in all directions, along with Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, is what makes this region so distinct. The Robinson Lusitano Ranch is comprised of a diverse 935 deeded acres ranging from open meadows, pastures and fields to rolling and timbered hillsides abutting the two sides of national forest boundary. The blend of habitat and terrain creates an amazing sanctuary for native big game species and wildlife migrating through the forest. The ranch boasts a large pond with manicured landscaping and beach area. Set atop one of the ranch’s elevated ridges is the 10,000 sqft custom log home. This residence has 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms and has a large stone fireplace extending through two levels, and a stone fireplace in the master bedroom. There is a series of expansive decks looking west over the valley at the stunning sunsets behind the Big Hole Range. Built with the horse enthusiast in mind, the Robinson Lusitano Ranch is a turn-key equestrian facility complete with a ranch manager’s home, state-of-the-art horse barns, an indoor riding arena, indoor round pen, calving shed, hay barns and a large garage and shop. A private 2,600 foot paved airstrip is convenient, complete with its own hangar. Excellent fly fishing can be enjoyed minutes away on Bitch Creek and the Teton River. Other well-known fisheries include the Snake River, the South Fork of the Snake, the Henry’s Fork and the Madison River, all within a nearby 1 hour to 1.5-hour drive. The Robinson Lusitano Ranch presents an opportunity to own quite arguably one of the finest equestrian ranches in the West. Breathtaking views, custom facilities and proximity to national forest combined with its unique sense of privacy make this a one-of-a-kind ranch.
Comprised of 935 deeded acres, the ranch landscape varies from open meadows, pastures and fields to rolling and timbered hillsides. The property has a unique feel of a much larger and wild ranch due to the adjacent national forest on two of the ranch boundaries. Of these 935 total deeded acres, 760 acres are in a conservation easement with the Teton Regional Land Trust, 200 acres are used as grazing pasture along and 400 acres are irrigated tillable ground. The remainder 178 acres has been left out of the conservation easement and is free of any restrictions. There is a beautiful man-made pond complete with manicured landscaping and a beach area for family and friends to enjoy. In addition to the ranch’s natural attributes, the current owner has developed a private 2,600-foot paved airstrip complete with its own hangar both capable of accommodating up to a King Air.
Designed and built in 1992 under the current ownership, the main residence is strategically placed on one of the ranch’s elevated ridges and tucked alongside the trees providing an incredible view overlooking the valley. Enjoy the magnificent sunsets over the Big Hole Mountain Range to the west. The residence is a 10,000 sqft custom log home offering 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. There is a large stone fireplace extending through two levels of the home, and a stone fireplace in the master bedroom. Large great room windows throughout the home as well as two expansive decks provide stunning 360-degree views.
The Robinson Lusitano Ranch has been meticulously developed with the horse enthusiast in mind. It is a turn-key equestrian facility complete with ranch manager’s home, state-of-the-art horse barns, an indoor riding arena and indoor round pen. Additional buildings include two large hay barns, calving shed, airplane hangar and a large garage and shop for storing large machinery, vehicles and recreational vehicles.
Robinson Lusitano Ranch offers outdoor enthusiasts numerous recreational opportunities. In addition, Teton Valley boasts an array of recreational diversity that is sure to satisfy outdoor enthusiasts of all types. There is plenty of public fishing in the area on the Teton River and nearby streams and creeks. The ranch’s highly desirable national forest boundary provides immediate access into the expansive wilderness of Caribou-Targhee National Forest. This public land offers many additional recreational activities including horseback riding, hiking, biking, camping, hunting and snowmobiling. The southwest entrance to Yellowstone National Park is 30 minutes from the ranch and Grand Teton National Park is approximately a scenic 1-hour drive from the ranch via Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Many anglers consider this area to be one of the most trout rich regions in the country. Southeast Idaho and this corner of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem provide an abundance of trout water from small wading streams to large floatable rivers. The Teton River is a stone’s throw away at less than 6 miles from the ranch. This river runs the entire length of Teton Valley in a gentle spring creek setting before dropping into the “canyon stretch” at the north end of the valley. The Teton River offers excellent angling opportunities for the native Yellowstone cutthroat trout, rainbow trout and brook trout. These trout come in all sizes with many cutthroat and rainbow trout in the 22” range. Wade fishing opportunities on Bitch Creek are a convenient 2.5 miles from the ranch.
The Robinson Lusitano Ranch presents an opportunity to own quite arguably one of the finest equestrian ranches in the West. The property provides a unique western ranch setting with big mountain views in all directions, custom equestrian facilities and a very unique sense of privacy with its diverse landscapes and adjacent national forest. Convenient access to resort amenities, the charming mountain town lifestyle and close proximity to national parks make the Robinson Lusitano Ranch the ideal setting for a western ranch and family retreat.
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.