This pristine 33+ acre ranch in Western Montana offers a unique and captivating retreat. With its beautifully designed 7,123 sq ft home, picturesque landscape, and versatile barn, it presents a rare opportunity for discerning buyers seeking a peaceful and luxurious lifestyle or exploring the potential for various business ventures. As you enter the property, you are greeted by a tree-lined driveway that winds through the picturesque landscape of hay fields and showcases the natural beauty of Western Montana's rugged terrain. The expansive 33+ acre ranch, nestled within the Bitterroot Mountains of Superior and bordered by the Clark Fork River, offers a tranquil and secluded retreat. The focal point of the property is the magnificent 7,123 sq ft home, which radiates timeless charm and impeccable craftsmanship. The attention to detail and pride in ownership are evident in every aspect of the home, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. From the moment you step inside, you are enveloped in a sense of comfort and luxury. The interior of the home is designed to maximize both functionality and aesthetics. Spacious living areas seamlessly flow into one another, creating an open floor plan that is perfect for entertaining or enjoying quality time with family and friends. Large windows throughout the home frame breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, inviting the beauty of nature inside. The ranch also features a 55x60 barn, providing ample space for storing equipment, housing livestock, or pursuing equestrian interests. The barn adds to the charm of the property and offers additional possibilities for its use. Whether you choose to make this ranch your primary residence or explore its potential as an outfitters base camp, corporate retreat, or entertaining venue, the possibilities are endless. The serene setting and natural surroundings provide a peaceful escape from the fast-paced world, allowing you to reconnect with nature and find solace in its beauty.
Step into the main level living area and be greeted by the awe-inspiring vaulted ceilings that not only enhance the visual appeal of the interior but create a remarkable sense of spaciousness and grandeur. Your gaze will naturally be drawn upward towards the breathtaking views of the majestic mountains, perfectly framed by the vertical expanse. The heightened ceiling allows for improved air circulation and the abundant natural light floods the space, contributing to an inviting and comfortable atmosphere. As you bask in the serene ambiance, the floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room accentuate the tranquility and are complemented by the magnificent custom-built wood-burning rock fireplace. The main and lower-level decks that wrap around the home provide multiple vantage points to savor the surrounding vistas.
The kitchen is thoughtfully appointed with elegant granite countertops, tasteful tile backsplashes, and a spacious island that comfortably accommodates seating for six. The primary bedroom, located on the main level, offers a retreat-like experience with its oversized walk-in tiled shower and a large soaking tub affording views of the river. For the nature enthusiast, the loft presents an ideal perch to observe the captivating Bitterroot Mountains and the abundant wildlife such as deer, elk, and bald eagles. The basement, featuring radiant floor heating, provides a blank canvas for customization, spanning over 3,300 sq ft and offering endless possibilities as an entertainment area, media room, or hobby space. It already includes a fully finished section with a full bathroom and bedroom, as well as a separate laundry area in the utility room. The security of your valuables is ensured with a 5x8 walk-in safe vault.
The remarkable 55x60 barn is equipped with separate living quarters spanning 600 sq ft, four horse stalls, a tack room, a stock room, a workshop/equipment room, and a loft for additional storage. Customized with compressor outlets and a 30 AMP power/water/dump station, it features a convenient 12x18 garage door, perfect for accommodating an RV. A commercial-grade air compressor is included.
This ranch offers a unique location with river frontage access to the Clark Fork River. Walking paths lead from the house to two small beach areas along the river, providing a front-row seat to observe osprey and eagles in flight.
Powered by 48 solar panels with a 12.5 Kwh inverter, this energy efficient home is also equipped with radiant floor heating and a solar-generated hot water system providing cost-effective energy. The radiant heating system is connected to seven thermostats with seven loops throughout the home providing customized room temperatures. The house and barn also utilize electricity generated from the solar panels.
Ranch offers a hitching post, outdoor wash areas, and an area fenced adjacent to the barn for horses or livestock.
Lastly, a 1973 Fleetwood manufactured home is included with the purchase, adding an additional residential option.
To truly appreciate the extensive charm, beauty, and thoughtful details of this remarkable ranch, it is recommended to schedule a private tour.
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Listing Agent: Kim Williams Williams
Listing Office: Glacier Sotheby's International Realty Missoula