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A modern farmhouse on the Big Wood River, Chocolate Gulch Farmhouse is a tranquil private retreat just 10 minutes from downtown Ketchum.
Nestled on sprawling, manicured grounds with a riverside fire pit, lounge area with Adirondack chairs and al fresco picnic table, the 6,000 square-foot home offers an idyllic setting for year-round family vacations. The slopes of Sun Valley Resort and mountain trails of Chocolate Gulch are both a 12-minute drive. In addition, there are Nordic ski trails just a few miles away as well.
Inside, distressed wood accent furniture, hardwood cabinetry and Americana decor greet you, with high ceilings, hardwood floors and stone fireplaces throughout. Multiple cozy sitting areas allow for quiet moments with hot cocoa and a good book.
The open-concept great room and dining area, flanked by floor-to-ceilings windows with French doors leading to the grounds outside, allow light to fill the space with Sonos speakers throughout. Relax on the full-length sofa or one of two club chairs in front of the fireplace. In the dining area, a family-style table seats 6-8 guests with pine tree views and the cozy ambience of a gas fireplace as well as a flat screen TV.
An elegant chef’s kitchen features hardwood floors and cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and a granite center island with three stools for your sous chefs. A cafe-style breakfast nook with bench seating adds room for breakfast before hitting the slopes.
Breakfast nook or something there is a small table with built in bench seating perfect for breakfast for a small group located off the kitchen
There is a powder room located off the kitchen great room area as well as a wet bar featuring a full bar set-up.
In a separate formal living, featuring two walls of windows with doors to the outside grounds, a sectional sofa faces a gas fireplace.
The ground level also has a ski storage room with lockers, and a washer and dryer for convenience.
Upstairs, you’ll find the main home’s three spacious bedroom suites:
Master Bedroom - Upper Level
This suite features high, vaulted ceilings, a massive walk-in closet, and an impressively sized bathroom with a deep soaker tub. A two-way fireplace boasts a flat-screen TV with surround sound on one side, and a sitting area on the other with access to a private balcony.
Bedroom 2 - Upper Level
This room, styled in classic country decor, has vaulted ceilings and an en-suite bath with combination shower/tub.
Bedroom 3 - Upper Level
This room has vaulted ceilings, a picture window and built-in desk as well as an en-suite bathroom with shower over bath combo.
Second Master (Bedroom 4) -Lower Level
This suite features a flatscreen TV and an en-suite bathroom with large bathtub and walk-in steam shower.
A detached guest house features a sitting room with queen sleeper sofa as well as the fifth and final bedroom with a king-sized bed, mounted TV, and en-suite bathroom with shower only.
From this home’s convenient location just north of Ketchum, you’ll enjoy easy access to the Chocolate Gulch trailhead for summer adventures on the trails, and year-round recreation at Sun Valley Lodge, a short drive away. With a two-car garage, you’ll have the freedom to explore the surrounding area, from the restaurants, shops and entertainment downtown, to the surrounding natural attractions, including Sawtooth National Forest.
With the amenities of a mountain lodge and the charm of a country home, this tranquil retreat will delight your family year-round. In the summer, there is air conditioning for guest use and in the winter, heated driveways.
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