RIVER VIEW BASIN | New Listing

RIVER VIEW BASIN | New Listing

Near the Historic Town of Fort Benton
Fort Benton, Montana | Chouteau
 
    • Offered at $495,000
    • 320± Deeded Acres
    • Outstanding Hunting

 

River View Basin sits between Loma and Fort Benton, Montana.  With a basin setting, views of the Teton River and the distant mountains, privacy and a host of game species, this property is sure to please. There are numerous options for home sites, or it would be perfect for a recreational cabin. Electricity can be brought in from within ¼ of a mile of the property. With very little for sale in this area, we are pleased to offer the River View Basin consisting of 320± well-blocked acres teeming with game and loaded with recreation opportunities. There are a host of big game animals including mule deer, whitetail deer and antelope plus bobcats, coyotes and gophers. In addition, there is excellent goose hunting. The property includes 130± acres of very productive farm ground historically yielding 70± bushels of winter wheat or 2¼ tons of barley hay per acre. The farm ground is currently leased back to a local farmer at $30 per acre annually.

To enhance the hunting, the opportunity exists to create some food plots. This property sits directly in the Pacific Flyway and draws in geese by the hundreds. It also is surrounded on three sides by BLM allowing access to a virtually unlimited playground for recreation and hunting. Whether it be wildlife viewing, hunting, fishing in the nearby Teton, Marias or Missouri Rivers or just enjoying the beauty and plain solitude, this property will not disappoint.  One trip to Fort Benton and you will understand the lure of this great little town with all the amenities one could possibly need, not to mention the multitude of recreational opportunities in the area.  In addition, it is within 45 minutes to the third largest city in Montana, Great Falls and the Great Falls International Airport.

Both Fort Benton and Loma are steeped in history due to their locations on the mighty Missouri River.  During your trip to Fort Benton, you will be fascinated with the deep history stemming back to the days when Montana was still a territory.  From 1846 on, for fur traders, cowboys, Indians, soldiers and western pioneers, Fort Benton was a gathering place.  All sorts of people gathered, overnighted, resupplied, socialized and then headed out to their various destinations.  Located on the west bank of the Missouri River, it was the last stop for the steam ships traveling up the river.  After all, it was an American Fur Company Trading Post with accessibility via steamship. When you visit, make a stop at the Grand Union Hotel, take in the beauty of this small town, enjoy the history, the river, the hospitality, and you will certainly not want to leave. It is undoubtedly, the best small town in Montana.  Owner-financing option available.