Homes For Nature Lovers
The Western part of the United States draws visitors year-round for its beautiful landscapes and abounding outdoor activities. Whether you are looking to do some soul-searching out in the desert or pioneering in a new mountain range-you’ll find what you are looking for just beyond the Rockies. We’ve put together a selection of homes perfect for the outdoor enthusiast ready to experience the very best of nature, without sacrificing luxury.
1. River House >>> South Fork Lodge, Idaho
Within casting distance from the famous South Fork of the Snake River, as its name suggests The River House is about as close to the river as you can get. Fly-fish right from the banks of the property or spend evenings watching the wildlife from the wraparound back-porch. With windows for walls and the flowing river as your soundtrack, serenity is just a cast away.
2. Arroyo Seco House >>> Taos, New Mexico
Want to experience the simplicity of the unique Pueblo culture? Stay in the Arroyo Seco House, a traditional Adobe home located on six acres overlooking the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Rio Grande Valley. Soak in the crisp desert air and watch the fiery sunsets turn into a brilliantly lit star filled sky at night--surrender yourself to the beauty of the desert and dare to come out unchanged.
3. Sheep Meadows Lane 113 >>> Sun Valley, Idaho
Surrounded by rows of Aspen trees sitting on an expansive open field alongside the Big Wood River you’ll find the beautiful log home, Sheep Meadows Lane 113. Take in the sweet Sun Valley sun from the large patio boasting prime views of Baldy mountain. Enjoy the peace and solitude that come with this secluded mountainside retreat without sacrificing luxury. Instructions for an optimal stay included; simply reflect, relax, and repeat.
4. Mountain Man Cabin >>> Teton Springs, Idaho
Bordering the Caribou-Targhee National Forest right on the Blackfoot Trail is our secluded Mountain Man Cabin. A few steps from the front door you’ll find access to excellent hiking and mountain biking trails. From the back door you’ll spot the 11th hole of Headwaters Golf course and be walking distance to the casting pond. Large windows and soaring ceilings combine to create a gorgeous, warm home ideal for those who like to mix in outdoor activity with their mountain views.
5. Tally Ranch >>> Palm Springs, California
For the nature lover with a more lavish taste, Tally Ranch in La Quinta, California is the perfect retreat. This equestrian estate with 6000 square foot barn boasts open pastures, bridal path, and extensive outdoor living area. Spend the day basking in the views of the Santa Rosa Mountains from the saltwater Pebble Tec pool or take a day trip to the iconic Joshua Tree National Park.
6. Latigo Lodge >>> Big Sky, Montana
Nestled in the woods of Big Sky, Montana, Latigo Lodge is where luxury and nature collide. High ceilings, natural light and a rustic facade create a home that compliments its landscape. Fill your days with activities ranging from world-class fly fishing to horseback riding and evenings overlooking the panoramic views from a private hot tub on the deck. It’ll be hard to not feel connected to the earth when nothing but vast skies, mountain peaks, and lush greenery surround you.