Les Saisons- Ketchum, Idaho (8942)
Affording privileged access to the heart of Ketchum, just minutes from Sun Valley Ski Area, is Les Saisons. A private residence resort developed with an eye toward exclusivity, this European-inspired property includes just 12 residences. Feel the welcome of a staff that knows you by name and graciously anticipates your needs, and feel the luxury of your splendid residence. From the subtly textured interior walls to exposed beams, soaring ceilings and stunning mountain vistas, you may be reminded of a European château. In the kitchen, sculpted marble countertops and professional-grade appliances will inspire your inner chef, and cozy stone fireplaces will beckon you to draw near with an evening drink and a good book. When it’s time to venture out, be assured that recreational opportunities extend well beyond the beautiful winter season. The Sawtooth Mountains are among the West's most magnificent, and lovers of the outdoors can access extensive hiking trails as well as excellent fly fishing. For the town-bound, world-class art galleries and an eclectic mix of shopping are just beyond your front door. In fact, the market, the shops, the galleries and nearly all of the finest restaurants are walking distance from Les Saisons, a residence of distinction that brings the world of Sun Valley to you. The Sun Valley area is steeped in decades of rich alpine lore and surrounded by natural beauty. For generations, seasoned travelers and outdoor enthusiasts have come to the Idaho mountains to escape from urban pressures and enjoy the area's spectacular winters. Today, Sun Valley is a year-round, all-seasons destination. From its inception in the 1930s as a destination ski resort, Sun Valley has attracted a Who's Who of artists, politicians and Hollywood stars. In 1939, Ernest Hemingway lent his larger-than-life presence to the developing scene, and the star-studded cast of White Christmas, including Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney, later added to the legend.