Positioned on the banks of the Upper South Fork River in Swan Valley, Idaho, this riverfront home is sited on perhaps the finest lot on the upper river. With approximately 550 of river frontage, including a soft water slough ideal for jet boat or drift boat parking, the location is ideal for year round living or as a summer fishing retreat. View protection across the river is ensured by a conservation easement and some of the finest fishing on the river is visible from the front porch.
The home is just under 4000 sqft with an open kitchen and great room, large decks, 4 beds and 4.5 baths, and an outdoor kitchen for summer entertaining. The master suite is complete with a fireplace, a large picture window overlooking the river and a private bath. The guest rooms are in their own separate wing providing privacy for houseguests. An attached 3-car garage provides plenty of room for vehicles and boats and toy storage.
The South Fork River proudly holds the title as the top Cutthroat fishery in the West. This tail water section of the Snake River flows out of Palisades dam on the border of Wyoming and Idaho. The diversity of the hatches, both aquatic and terrestrial, exceeds other rivers in the West and gives the South Fork the reputation of the one of the finest dry fly fisheries in the world. The river flows for 66 miles across southeastern Idaho, through high mountain valleys, rugged canyons and broad plains to its confluence with the Henrys Fork.
The river location of the South Fork Riverfront Home is on one of the most productive fishing stretch in the entire system with approximately 5,000 fish per mile. This home presents a rare opportunity to own a first class residence on the banks of one of America’s finest rivers. This unique valley in Southeastern Idaho provides visitors and owners alike with a quiet and understated feeling unlike other high profile resort towns. For those looking for a river home with the best fishing and recreation out-the-door, with great access to Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Teton Valley, Idaho, the South Fork Riverfront home is worth serious consideration.
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Swan Valley is a charming and beautiful small gateway community offering basic amenities and direct access to the 16,000-acre Palisades Reservoir. This mountainous area of Idaho has endless recreational opportunities and home to the famed South Fork of the Snake River. This year-round tailwater fishery flows out of Palisades Dam on the border of Wyoming and Idaho. The diversity of hatches, both aquatic and terrestrial, exceeds other rivers of the West, and it gives the South Fork the reputation as one of the best dry fly fisheries in the world.
Nearby Teton Valley, Idaho, offers all the services one needs including restaurants, grocery stores, shopping, golf, private air service and access to downhill skiing, as well as an impressive line-up of music events at Grand Targhee Resort. Idaho Falls, the nearest metropolitan area, is a 45-minute drive from the property and provides a commercial airport and city conveniences.