Sun Valley Area Real Estate
Sun Valley real estate in a breathtaking setting of pristine wilderness... Your search for Sun Valley homes for sale is fast & easy with our innovative state of the art search resources including mapping features like polygon & radius search, neighborhood demographics & "walk score" features. On this website, you will enjoy free 24/7 access to all Sun Valley Idaho real estate, Ketchum homes for sale & Hailey Idaho real estate and properties.
Sun Valley Idaho Homes & Lifestyle
Sun Valley located in the Wood River Valley of Blaine County has been "the" Winter destination and recreation area for Hollywood stars for decades. At an elevation of 5,750 feet, Sun Valley is nestled between the Sawtooth & Challis national forests in a setting unlike any other. Visitors from around the world come to Sun Valley to enjoy skiing, golfing, hiking, biking & trophy fishing among many other outdoor activities. They also come for a very respected film festival, literary conference, and gallery walk. While many visitors to Idaho refer to "Sun Valley" as the entire area encompassing all of Sun Valley, Ketchum & Hailey, they are distinctly separate communities. The Sun Valley resort area has a history dating back to 1936 that includes decades of celebrity visits & part time residency. Many area homes are second homes or vacation getaways. Sun Valley has been a seasonal home to: Tom Hanks, Clint Eastwood, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore & Richard Dreyfuss among others. Author Earnest Hemingway had a nearby residence in Ketchum and will always be fondly associated with this Idaho region. Sun Valley homes can be found from under $200,000 to well over $10,000,000.
Sun Valley Property
Sun Valley has a population of about 1,500 people but many folks come to vacation only for parts of the year to enjoy some of the Northwest's most beautiful pristine wilderness and the abundance of recreational opportunities. Sun Valley homes & properties are unique. Towering mountains, winding rivers, calm lakes, and thick forests make Sun Valley homes alluring to people from all over the United states.
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Sun Valley Properties For Sale
As the Sun Valley area of Blaine County has some of the most distinctive and upper end pricing of Idaho properties, many of the area homeowners are from outside of Idaho. Some area home owners fly into Hailey's airport where private planes of the rich and famous sometimes line the runway. Homes in the area can often run into the millions of dollars and the surrounding areas of Ketchum and Hailey also command the highest of Idaho real estate prices. Hughes Real Estate Group team members can provide more detailed market information. Sun Valley properties for sale are right at your finger tips, just use our advanced MLS real estate search engine. Property in Sun Valley is waiting for you!
Sun Valley Attractions
Sun Valley is known worldwide as being a premier Winter destination. It is home to two different well-known ski areas, namely, Bald Mountain and Dollar Mountain. “Baldy” is considered one of the best ski mountains, not just in North America, but also in the entire world. There is no doubt this amazing skiing is a large part of Sun Valley’s considerable appeal.
It should be noted that Sun Valley isn’t just about natural beauty and great skiing. Sun Valley is home to the Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities, a 5-acre campus that hosts year round activities and events. This small community is quite vibrant and has a large active arts community that supports film festivals, concerts, the opera and, in fact, all of the arts. Further, during the summer months, there is still ample recreation in Sun Valley. The community also offers activities including hiking, tennis, cycling and more!
Sun Valley Idaho, Ketchum Idaho & Hailey Idaho all share a common tranquil & unique mountain setting while offering residents & visitors some diversity in lifestyle choices. Real estate in Ketchum varies from no maintenance townhomes to expansive ranches and everything in between. Hailey is adjacent to Ketchum and Sun Valley and may offer less expensive options for resort area house hunters. Hailey is just up the road from Ketchum and Sun Valley and is home to Friedman memorial airport which is the primary airport for the entire area. According to the 2010 census, Hailey has a population of 7,960 people. Also located in Blaine County, nearby Bellevue Idaho in the Wood River Valley provides additional choices in land, homes and vacation getaways in close proximity to Sun Valley & Ketchum with lower prices. In the 2010 census, all of Blaine County including Sun Valley, Ketchum, Hailey, Bellevue and surrounding areas came in with a population of 21,376 people.
The Hughes Real Estate Group represents buyers and sells property throughout the Treasure Valley. Have questions? Contact us at 208-571-7145.