Working Ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Jackson has taken a special place beside Santa Fe, Scottsdale, San Francisco, and New York as a major center for art and culture and is recognized as the "Art Center of the Rockies." Special events take place throughout the year in the town square bringing the community together to enjoy Jackson Hole's unique heritage wtih music, art and wine festivals, parades and fireworks.
Wyoming Tax Benefits: There are many advantages to calling Wyoming home, which is the reason Teton County has the highest personal per capita income in the U.S. - surpassing Manhattan. Wyoming has some of the most favorable tax and asset protection laws in the nation. With no individual state income tax, business income tax or inheritance tax, assets are insulated in ways so that wealth can grow at a much faster rate than most other states in the country. Wyoming residents have some of the lowest property taxes in the region (Walton Ranch real estate taxes are just over $6,500 per year), there is no state tax on retirement income earned and received from another state, no state gift taxes, and no personal property tax on property held for personal use.
Jackson enjoys a pleasant mountain climate with low humidity and approximately 215 days of sunshine per year. Summer days are warm with average temperatures of 80 degrees and cool night temperatures averaging 38 degrees. Winters have an annual average snowfall of 150 inches with the upper mountain areas receiving two to five feet of snow. Average winter day temperatures are 30-35 degrees and nights average 10 degrees. The low humidity produces light and powdery snow providing some of the best skiing conditions in the world.
Located on the west side of the continental divide at the northwestern edge of the town of Jackson, the county seat of Teton County, Walton Ranch is close to Jackson's business and entertainment district. The ranch is situated in an enviable location along the east bank of the Snake River for over three miles and its south boundary on State Highway 22 provides year-round paved road access. The ranch has river bottom at 6,200 feet up to 7,300 feet along the West Gros Ventre Butte - the ranch's eastern boundary - from whose top one can see the entire valley. Picture perfect, the ranch's natural topography provides rolling grass-covered meadows with westerly views of the Grand Teton Mountains. The ranch's rectangular shape consists of 1,848 acres stretching north to south for approximately four miles. With its natural valley formation and unobstructed views, almost any spot on the ranch affords snow-capped mountain vistas.
In addition, the Walton Ranch is currently served by three wells and several natural springs providing excellent water for livestock and wildlife.
The Walton Ranch is available for the first time inclusive of all real estate, improvements, water and mineral rights.