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Christopher Grathwohl - Realtor

Christopher Grathwohl - Realtor

Born in 1963, I moved from Seattle to Sun Valley Idaho in 1978 at the age of 14.

Today you can live and conduct your business from almost anywhere! Why not Sun Valley??

“Growing up in Sun Valley was amazing, I love the Wood River Valley”! As a community we have so much to offer – arts and entertainment, social functions, gilds, cultural opportunities, more. I will happily share my Idaho experiences, valley history, and folklore, with you. This is an incredible, special place! Clear starry nights, blue bird days, great schools, and our diverse residences’ make our mountain community”!

Summer - Enjoy fishing, hiking, hunting, golf, river rafting, and tennis… all right out your door!

Winter - Ski and snowshoe under the glistening moon and star lit skies. Night life and cultural events are endless!

I am a “value-oriented Realtor” at Windermere Real Estate in the Wood River Valley with a diverse background in Real Estate, business, and investing for 21 years.

Background - I attended The Community School (Aka Sam’s School) and graduated from Wood River High School in 1982. Higher Education includes University of Oregon, Stanford, graduating from The University of Washington Business School. While attending UW, I founded the Entrepreneur Society 1986 indoctrinating “43+ members”; leading to amazing endeavors, including patents, and businesses in Seattle, and Idaho.

I started Mountain Phone Company servicing ID, OR, WA, NV, MT, competing/partnering with US West, AT&T, and other communications corporations. Other businesses include Rivals.com, Clear Sky Broadband (acquired by Vonage). My holding company operates apartments & Real Estate in Boise, Twin Falls, and the Wood River Valley.

In 1994 I married the love of my life, Melissa McCollum. We have 3 boys, Cutter, 21 is currently at University of Virginia - Biomedical Engineering; Frederick 19 attends CRAS (a sound engineering institute in Mesa, AZ); Pierce, 17 attends Wood River HS, active in debate club, studies and trades FOREX.

Allow me to assist you to find your dream in one of the best places in world! “I’m good at it”!

Sun Valley is an Island in the Mountains surrounded by the BLM and the USFS. There is only so much land available!

Envision the benefits of living in Sun Valley and The Wood River Valley! 

Please Call or text me at 208-720-5690.

Chris Grathwohl Windermere Real Estate – Sun Valley cgrathwohl@windermere.com