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This 34.9-acre building site is bordered to the west by a half-mile of Flat Creek.

Paint your masterpiece on one of the few remaining large building sites within 5 miles of Jackson.

This 34.9-acre property in the Flat Creek Fishing Club offers more than a half-mile of private fishing on Flat Creek and panoramic mountain views including the Teton Range, Snake River Range, Wilson Canyon and Munger Mountain.

Lot 15 is located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac with unequaled privacy and elbow room just a few minutes from the Snake River boat ramp and less than a half hour from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

Horses are welcome in this corner of Jackson Hole known for its history of ranching and polo. This property is a rich and diverse habitat that includes upland pasture and willow-festooned creek bottom is also an Eden for moose, elk, fox, deer, numerous bird species and other wildlife.

Less than a half-mile south of this property is the 972-acre South Park Habitat Management Area, which is home to approximately 1,000 elk during the winter months. If you listen closely you can hear them bugle during the fall rut.

Improvements currently on the property include a well and irrigation system, electric and cable, open pole barn for storage, extensive perimeter fencing and a 100-foot, single-span bridge over Flat Creek connecting the building envelopes with Fishing Club Road.

Flat Creek Fishing Club was established in 1991 as a low-density neighborhood of approximately 145 acres divided into 15 lots. Combining two lots in 2016 created the 34.9-acre Lot 15, making it the largest lot in FCFC and one of the largest single-family lots in South Park.

South Park is defined as the 11.7-square-mile area of land south of Town of Jackson to the Snake River Bridge and to the east of the Snake River, bordered on the east by public lands that can be easily accessed via Leeks Canyon, Adams Canyon, Wilson Canyon and Game Creek for hiking, biking and other recreational activities. Neighborhoods in South Park include Melody Ranch, Rafter J, Shootin’ Iron, 3 Creek Ranch, Grand Teton Meadows and South Park Ranches. Approximately 1,750 people live in this area per the 2010 Census.

Flat Creek is a tributary of the Snake River that originates in the Gros Ventre Mountain Range and traverses National Elk Refuge before flowing through the town of Jackson and through South Park before meeting the Snake River approximately one mile south of this property. The section of Flat Creek in National Elk Refuge is considered one of the finest trout fisheries in the Rocky Mountains and remains closed to anglers until August 1. However, the rest of Flat Creek, which is accessibly almost entirely via private land, can be fished year-round. The extensive Flat Creek frontage on this property includes multiple riffles, deep pools, undercut banks and prime spawning habitat.

Town of Jackson is a community of approximately 15,000 residents that offers a vibrant dining, arts and recreation scene with a Western flavor. The iconic Town Square features four elk antler arches, stagecoach rides in the summer and wooden boardwalks.

Jackson is the only incorporated city in Teton County. Additional towns and communities include: Kelly, Moran, Alta (accessed via Teton County, Idaho),Wilson, Teton Village, Hoback Junction, Hog Island, Red Top Meadows and South Park.

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. Ski resorts include Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Grand Targhee Ski Resort and Snow King Resort.

More than 97 percent of Teton County, Wyoming (Jackson Hole), is comprised of public lands including Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, National Elk Refuge, Bridger-Teton National Forest and significant private acreage that has been placed in conservation.

Beyond the region’s natural amenities, Teton County is home to some of the nation’s most philanthropic people, which has resulted in local public and private 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 complexes and much more.

This property is listed by Brian Siegfried, Associate Broker, with Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty. Please contact me for additional information and to schedule a private exploration.

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