you are planning to build a custom retirement or vacation
home in the Ketchum/Sun Valley area, Patagonia - Idaho Homes
is the answer. We are one of the premiere custom home builders
in Idaho. For more information visit "About
Us" and the "Gallery"
section or contact us 208.280.3333. To further familiarize
yourself with this beautiful area, listed below is some information
that may be helpful.
elevation of the Ketchum/Sun Valley area is approximately
5900 feet and is located in a valley surrounded by the Sawtooth
and Challis National Forest. It is approximately 130 miles
from the Boise, state capital of Idaho and 80 miles north
of Twin Falls. Other major communities in the area include
the towns of Bellevue and Hailey.
Valley and Ketchum are located less than one mile from each
other. Due to the ideal ski conditions, Sun Valley became
a popular ski resort in the 1930's and grew to become a
world renown vacation spot for winter skiing. The many outdoor
activities year round make Ketchum/Sun Valley an ideal area
for a retirement or vacation home.
population of Sun Valley is 1,406 (2010 US Census) and Ketchum
is 2,689 (2010 US Census). Blaine County has a population
of 21,376 (2010 US Census) and the towns of Hailey and Bellevue
have a population of 7,960 and 2,287 respectively (2010
Town of Ketchum
town of Ketchum kept its' historical charm as it once was.
The old buildings and traditional festivals including the
Wagon Days Celebration
bring back the historical charm as a pioneering and mining
town. Ernest Hemingway, who lived and died in Ketchum, truly
reflects the ruggedness and beauty of this area.
first ski resort to open in North America in 1936 and home
of the very first chair lift is Sun Valley. It is currently
one of the top ski and summer resort towns in the country
and attracts visitors worldwide. Its' many outdoor activities
and many days of sunshine attract many popular individuals.
Bill Gates, Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Oprah Winfrey,
Sen. John Kerry, Clint Eastwood, Mariel Hemingway and Arnold
Schwarzenegger, are just some of many famous people that
own a home in this area.
Patagonia - Idaho Homes
- Idaho Homes is a premiere custom home builder
in Idaho with emphasis in the Ketchum/Sun Valley, Twin
Falls and Boise area. We specialize in building quality
homes that fit the needs and artistic tastes of
our clients. Contact us at 208.280.3333 for an initial
consultation or for further questions.