Broken Circle Ranch offers a quality commercial cattle operation on 8,644± contiguous deeded acres, with exceptional hunting and fishing on over five miles of both sides of the Clark Fork River. The Ranch includes 820± acres of very productive irrigated ground with senior water rights, plus US Forest Service and State of Montana grazing leases. The Ranch provides a highly-functional set of working improvements that comfortably handle 600 mother cows, and several comfortable ranch homes. Broken Circle Ranch represents everything a buyer in today’s ranch market is looking for – a productive agricultural operation, miles of excellent fishing and spectacular hunting, all on deeded ground.
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Kentucky West is a prime opportunity to purchase a planned unit development with preliminary approval consisting of 402± contiguous acres of which 222± acres are platted for development. Abundant fresh water is available from natural springs and one of the largest artesian wells in the area. Prime building sites offer panoramic views of the Wasatch Range and the turquoise water of Bear Lake - one of the premier resort areas in Utah and Idaho. The year-round recreational opportunities are plentiful with snow sports, boating, hiking, fishing, golf and miles of trails in the nearby Cache National Forest.
Listing Broker Scott Williams based in Buffalo, represented the Seller of Crazy P Ranch a beautuful Wyoming ranch. Crazy P Ranch, comprised of 1,749± total acres, is located 15± miles south of Buffalo at the base of the Bighorn Mountains. The beautifully-designed custom log home is ideally sited to capture the majestic views of the Crazy Woman outcroppings. Buyers seeking privacy, abundant wildlife, and panoramic views will find the Crazy P of particular interest.
Two hours north of Salt Lake City, this 230-acre luxury ranch offers a magnificent owner’s home overlooking a spring-fed trout pond. The 7,500 square foot owner’s home, which was built in 2011, includes five en-suite bedrooms as well as a bunkroom that can sleep 15 above the three-car garage. Mink Creek, which flows through the Ranch for about one half mile, has had extensive stream restoration enhancing the trout habitat. The fishing both on the Ranch and in nearby rivers, lakes and streams, will satisfy any angler. The close proximity to the Caribou National Forest lends to the outstanding recreational aspect of this unique Idaho Ranch.
Looking at the larger land market as we roll into Q2, it appears as though the robust stock market has retained a significant amount of the discretionary dollars which may have otherwise been in the land market. As summer approaches, we are optimistic in regards to the real estate market, but cautious until we see some verifiable sales data with some of the larger rural land offerings. Pricing continues to be the key factor for the buyers and buyers representatives with whom we are routinely communicating with. Farms and ranches priced out of the market continue to remain stagnant with little interest.
Fishtail Meadows Ranch spans over 678± deeded acres including 320± acres of native pasture, 258± acres of irrigated land and 100± acres riparian/wetlands. The topography of the Ranch is diverse and inviting, transitioning from the riparian land in the cottonwood groves along Fishtail Creek, to the lush irrigated hay meadows, to the native rangeland punctuated with views of the majestic Beartooth Mountains to the south and Crazy Mountains to the north.
Situated north of Buffalo, Wyoming, the Ranch is comprised of 12,388± total acres, of which 9,986± are deeded. This unique opportunity would allow a large-scale agricultural producer to put a large block of land into serious agricultural production. With over 4,000 acres of adjudicated irrigation rights in combination with Lake DeSmet storage rights - 62,000± acre feet of water rights, the irrigation potential on the Ranch is astounding. With over one-billion tons of estimated coal reserves underlying the property, in combination with the Lake DeSmet water rights, M&M Ranch has been identified by reputable energy companies as one of the best places in the world to construct a coal conversion facility. The Ranch and the minerals remain largely undeveloped presenting a new owner t
Overlooking rolling fields and pastures and punctuated with stunning vistas of the Gallatin and Madison mountain ranges, Hill Farm represents a prime opportunity to own productive farm ground in the desirable Gallatin Valley. This 717± deeded acre farm is conveniently located outside the small, agricultural-based community of Churchill, Montana and within a comfortable 20-minute drive of the dynamic city of Bozeman.
With good water rights from the High Line Canal, this private well-maintained Farm will provide the next owner with productive ground to run either as a farm and livestock operation or as a supplement to a larger agricultural operation.
Mike Swan was honored to be invited to speak at The Seminar Group’s Buying and Selling Ranches in Montana. The two-day seminar in Helena, Montana on March 3oth and 31st addressed unique issues faced by sellers and buyers of agricultural assets in Montana. Anyone involved in the agricultural marketplace, whether they be owners, realtors, lenders, attorneys and other advisors, need to be up to speed on the latest issues to achieve their goals.
Skaar Livestock & Farming, located in Lewisville, is the largest operation of its kind in eastern Idaho. Skaar engages in hay and grain production, cattle feeding, cattle and manure sales, and transportation of cattle and feed commodities.