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Listing Focus: Wilson Hilltop Retreat

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This warm and inviting home has been meticulously maintained and upgraded since being built in 1990.

This warm and inviting home has been meticulously maintained and upgraded since being built in 1990.

Rare is the home along Fall Creek Road that offers a combination of elevated views of Jackson Hole, more than five acres of rolling terrain and a thoughtfully designed and meticulously maintained home.

Panoramic views

Visible from the deck of this 3,175-square-foot home on Heck of a Hill Road, located less than five minutes from downtown Wilson, is the heart of Jackson Hole. As the sun sets, illuminating Sleeping Indian and the Gros Ventre Range, the lights of Town of Jackson come to life. Closer to this home sited atop a bluff are foreground vistas featuring the Snake River corridor, sprawling ranches, Flat Creek and the spring creeks that flow past some of the finest homes in the region. To the north, the tip of the Grand Teton can be seen above the southern end of the Teton Range.

Nearly all of Jackson Hole unfolds beneath this home sited on a bluff just south of Wilson including views of Sleeping Indian, Snake River corridor, Flat Creek, Snow King and more.

Nearly all of Jackson Hole unfolds beneath this home sited on a bluff just south of Wilson including views of Sleeping Indian, Snake River corridor, Flat Creek, Snow King and more.

Home highlights

Stepping inside from the large, composite deck, the light-filled great room offers a similar sense of peace, tranquility and place. Main living area highlights include an open kitchen with fossilized stone counters, breakfast bar, recently upgraded high-end appliances, maple hardwood flooring, wood-burning stove, huge log accents, track lighting and abundant, newly replaced windows.

Also on the main level is the comfortable master bedroom suite, featuring a large deck, double vanities and direct access to the hot tub room, which can also be accessed via the living room. Additional rooms on this level include a second suited bedroom, office, foyer and laundry closet.

The comfortable living room is highlighted by maple flooring, log accents, wood stove, abundant windows and an open kitchen with fossilized counters and newly upgraded appliances.

The comfortable living room is highlighted by maple flooring, log accents, wood stove, abundant windows and an open kitchen with fossilized counters and newly upgraded appliances.

The lower level is mainly comprised of the expansive third bedroom, which functions as a comprehensive lock-off suite with kitchen, bathroom, laundry facility, extensive storage, large windows and a high ceiling with stamped-metal finish. The lock-off suite can be accessed via the home, via a door from the patio, or through the oversized garage and mechanical room.

Top of the line systems include recently upgraded hydronic in-floor heating, upgraded electrical service that now features two 60-amp legs, water softener, six-station sprinkler and air exchange.

Detached garage/workshop

A few short steps from the main home is the nearly 1,000-square-foot detached garage and workshop. Built in 2014, this structure offers a multitude of potential uses limited only by one’s imagination. Highlights include 2×6 walls, foamed-in insulation, abundant windows, timber frame trusses and 220-volt capacity.

This detached garage/workshop of nearly 1,000 square feet was built in 2014.

This detached garage/workshop of nearly 1,000 square feet was built in 2014.

Property and Heck of Hill amenities

The grounds surrounding the improvements include a significant amount of rolling, usable land suitable for a variety or uses and additional development including horse facilities. Per Teton County Planning Department, this parcel can accommodate as many as 9,154 square feet of finished living space, which can include a new guesthouse or additions to existing structures. (All information in this paragraph is deemed accurate but should be confirmed by interested parties.)

Subtle, meticulously maintained plant and flowerbeds surround the home. The natural grass meadows abound with mature trees and have been assiduously cleared of all deadfall where practical. Two hydrants provide external access to water from the more than adequate well. The northern tip of the property, including about an acre and a half of steep terrain, features a dense forest. A circular gravel driveway allows access to the property from two points as well as abundant parking.

The Heck of a Hill neighborhood is a loose organization of approximately 25 property owners who share in the expense of maintaining Heck of a Hill Road. Dues are $500 annually. There are no codes, covenants or restrictions beyond those imposed by Teton County Land Development Regulations.

Town of Wilson

Among the numerous Fall Creek Road neighborhoods – which include Teal Trace, Crescent H, Indian Paintbrush, Rivermeadows and more – Heck of a Hill is the closest to the downtown Wilson area. Wilson features an eclectic mix of restaurants, businesses, schools parks and residences that combine to make the hamlet at the base of Teton Pass Jackson Hole’s premier location. Wilson is conveniently located within a short drive of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Teton Village (15 minutes) Town of Jackson (15 minutes), Snake River boat ramp (five minutes) and is surrounded by endless acres of National Forest lands with miles and miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, Nordic skiing and backcountry skiing.

Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole Jackson Hole is a world-class resort destination where residents enjoy nearly endless access to a wide variety of activities including rafting, mountain biking, horseback riding, wildlife watching, fly-fishing and the best skiing in North America. Jackson also is the gateway to Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and thousands of acres of public lands. Beyond that, Teton County is home to some of the nation’s most philanthropic people, which has resulted in infrastructure of a quality rarely found in a community of this size including a top-notch hospital, arts center, ice arena, parks and recreation facility, pathways, sports complex and much more.

Interested in more information about this special property? Please contact me for details and additional photos.

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