EFFICIENT 300-350 CATTLE OPERATION | With exceptional hunting and fishing this Ranch is comprised of 3,567± deeded acres and 160± State lease. There are 320+ irrigated acres and a very productive sub-irrigated riparian corridor along 4+ miles of the Clark Fork River. Improvements include two homes, shop, barns, commercial scale and corrals. This is a much-desired combination of a well-balanced cattle operation with great fishing and hunting for big game and wing-shooters.
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FLY FISHING & PIVOT IRRIGATION | Located about 45 minutes from Bozeman, the 768± deeded blocked-up acres with 450± acres under center-pivot irrigation generates about 3.5 tons off of one cutting. Willow Creek, which serpentines through the Farm for about 1.75 miles, provides premier private trout fishing. With recently renovated improvements, this is a rare turn-key operation in the thriving Gallatin Valley.
Following a winter with record-cold temperatures and plentiful snowfall, the spring is warming up with strong recreational ranch sales. This past week Swan Land Company brokers represented the buyers in the purchase of two Montana ranches. Located in separate parts of the state and with very different attributes, we congratulate and are extremely excited for the new owners to take advantage of the great features that both of these exceptional ranches have to offer.
Peterson Ranch is situated in the rolling hills of Central Montana in the famed Judith Basin near Buffalo and about 30 miles southwest of Lewistown. It is comprised of approximately 9,669± total acres, of which 8,549± acres are deeded and 1,120 acres are a State of Montana lease. With over 4,012 acres of dry-land farm ground, Peterson Ranch is a rare opportunity to own one of the premier blocked-up and contiguous dry-land farms in one of the Big Sky State’s most productive basin settings.
Encompassing Mission Creek Canyon with the backdrop of the Absaroka Mountain Range, 63 Ranch, located minutes from Livingston, is in one of the most stunning settings in Montana. The 2,014± deeded acres cover timbered hillsides, lush riparian bottoms along Mission Creek, and rolling meadows of native grasses. Bordering the Gallatin National Forest and the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area to the south, the Ranch controls the mouth of the Mission Creek Canyon in what may very well be one of the most dramatic backdrops in the lower 48 states. Traditionally operated as a historic guest ranch, the 63 Ranch would also be ideal as a recreational gentleman’s ranch for the outdoor enthusiast and allow one to run livestock.
Offered for sale for the first time since 1944, the Historic Strand Ranch, nestled at the base of the Highwood Mountains of north central Montana, is comprised of 30,974± total acres of which 28,894± are deeded, 1,760 acres are State of Montana Lease and 320 acres are BLM Lease. The Ranch comfortably carries 1,100 head of mother cows.
Congratulations to the new owners of Spear Lazy U Ranch!
The 6,347± deeded acres of irrigated land, timber and riparian bottom create an ideal habitat for the 300-head elk herd that traverse the Ranch. The 7,770' Goat Mountain, 4+ miles of Shields River and 4± miles of Smith Creek are within the confines of this productive cattle operation. The Ranch has been carefully managed to balance wildlife habitat and the cattle operation.
Bostwick Canyon Estate sits in a truly rare and exceptional setting at the foothills of Gallatin County’s picturesque Bridger Mountain Range. This 173± acre estate provides a stunning private mountain setting befitting the exceptional improvements. Nestled into a beautifully landscaped mountain-foothills setting, the Estate features an architecturally-designed home built with the finest of craftsmanship and materials, complete with an outdoor swimming pool and tennis court. It is extremely rare to find an estate of this size and grandeur in the bustling Bozeman area that provides natural beauty, seclusion and privacy without being remote. With commanding views of the entire Gallatin Valley extending to the Spanish Peaks, Gallatin and Tobacco Root Mountain ranges, the Estate is only
Congratulations to the new owner of Fishtail Meadows Ranch!
The 678± acres with frontage on Fishtail Creek afford a rare opportunity to own productive ground with irrigated hay fields and live water. Abundant wildlife find cover in the ravines and along the creek bottom. Accentuated by natural beauty and outstanding recreational opportunities, the Ranch is located near Red Lodge and about an hour from Billings.
Congratulations to the new owners of the Ranch at Bates Creek!
Situated on Bates Creek, the Ranch, comprised of 3,138± total acres with 1,166.5± deeded, is home to a variety of wildlife and provides excellent private fishing in live water. With a waterfall, canyon, rock outcroppings, juniper trees and open sage brush valleys, buyers seeking natural beauty, seclusion, live water, private fishing and hunting opportunities will enjoy discovery of the Ranch at Bates Creek.
Scott Williams represented the Seller in this transaction.