Swan Land Company is honored to represent some of the top Montana ranches for sale in today’s real estate market. Montana offers a wide variety of productive farms and ranches as well as breathtaking fishing and recreational properties for sale throughout the beautiful Big Sky state. Agricultural and cattle ranches present attractive investment opportunities, while recreational ranches and fishing properties offer not only a good investment, but the chance to take advantage of the plentiful hunting, fishing and outdoor activities that Montana has to offer. In addition, the privacy and security that comes with owning a ranch in the West is unsurpassed.
RIVER ROAD RANCH NEAR BOZEMAN OFFERS EXCEPTIONAL IMPROVEMENTS AND RIVER FRONTAGE
River Road Ranch includes 163± deeded acres with architecturally-designed improvements that perfectly accompany and elevate the spectacular Gallatin River front setting, creating a truly transcendent opportunity. The extensive use of natural stone and recycled wood blend seamlessly into the natural environment, as if created with the spectacular riparian bottom itself. The resplendent live water of the Gallatin River provides excellent trout fishing right out the door, and there are vast stands of mature cottonwood and aspen trees that surround the home and extend through the Ranch creating a comforting sense of privacy and an abundance of welcoming filtered light. The native landscape is beautifully accompanied by spectacular gardens that create a colorful and artistic palate that transitions with the Montana seasons. The improvements are luxurious and elegant, yet rustic and easily balance with the agricultural production, wildlife, equestrian and recreational pursuits provided on the Ranch. Additional improvements include a shop building, pole barn for hay and equipment storage, and an outdoor riding arena.
JY BAGBY RANCH OFFERS LUXURY LIVING WITH PRIVACY, SECURITY AND SAFETY
Situated with unmatched privacy, security and safety at the base of the Beaverhead Mountain Range and the Continental Divide, JY Bagby Ranch encompasses 2,937± deeded acres in the historic Big Hole Valley. The custom 5,081± square-foot 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home boasts high-end finishes and dramatic views. Three private adjoining bunkhouse suites connect to the main home by an open breezeway. The cattle operation includes new facilities that are thoughtfully designed, functional and provide all of the modern necessities expected in today’s high-end ranch properties. The majority of the Ranch is flood irrigated with solid-senior water rights. A two-mile stretch of Englejard Creek provides excellent habitat for brook and grayling trout, and a superb opportunity exists for further stream and lake/pond enhancement. Bordering Beaverhead National Forest for almost six miles, combined with close proximity to the famed Big Hole River – it may be one of the finest fishing and big-game hunting properties on the market today. JY Bagby Ranch is an ideal opportunistic investment candidate for the ecosystem conservation-minded buyer.
MONTANA'S ELK RIDGE RANCH OFFERS TROPHY ELK HUNTING WITH A GENERAL TAG
Elk Ridge Ranch is an extremely private mountain ranch with exceptional wildlife resources, incredible panoramic views, excellent summer grazing and close proximity to all of the amenities in Bozeman, Livingston and Yellowstone National Park. There are three resident herds of elk that utilize the Ranch, providing unparalleled elk hunting for big bulls during both archery and rifle seasons. The Ranch encompasses 13,414± deeded acres that are a mix of native pasture, riparian bottoms and timbered slopes. In addition, the Ranch includes 1,920± State of Montana and Bureau of Land Management leased acres, making a spectacular 15,334± total acre Ranch.
STRAND RANCH OFFERS TREMENDOUS GRASS AND WATER RESOURCES
Nothing provides a more genuine sense of safety and security than land. Strand Ranch offers privacy without isolation and simplicity of ownership in a low-overhead operation in today’s high-end ranch market. Nestled at the base of the Highwood Mountains in one of Montana’s most productive grass regions, this 30,974± total acres, of which 28,894± are deeded, comfortably carries 1,100 head of mother cows. Five creeks, dozens of springs, ponds and developed water provide an abundant water resource for livestock and wildlife. Round Butte provides an idyllic ecosystem for about 30 head of native mountain goats.
MONTANA'S CLIMBING ARROW RANCH (SALE PENDING) OFFERS LEGENDARY FISHING, HUNTING and LARGE-SCALE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
One of the most historically significant land and cattle empires in the Rocky Mountain West, Climbing Arrow Ranch consists of approximately 79,582 acres, of which about 73,180 are deeded. CA Ranch has a long, storied history of agricultural production, with a cow herd of nearly 2,000 commercial Black Angus cattle.
Teeming with German browns, cutthroat and rainbow trout, fly fishing on the CA is legendary. The pristine trout waters of the North Fork, Middle Fork and the main channel of Sixteenmile Creek serpentine through the Francis Unit for over 17 miles, and nearly 3.5 miles of the acclaimed Madison River form the western edge of the Valley Unit, creating a private fishing experience like no other in Montana.
World-renowned elk hunting exists on the Francis Unit which is home to an elk herd of 900 to 1,500, and attracts dozens of magnum bulls scoring in the 350 to 370 class with larger bulls harvested in the 390 range.
Held in the same family for the past 62 years, ranches of this scope--with large-scale agricultural production, unrivaled big-game hunting and private fishing waters, in one of the most desirable locales in Rocky Mountains--are peerless in today’s western land market.