Swan Land Company


Swan Land Company, based in Bozeman, Montana with offices in Buffalo, Wyoming and Salt Lake City, Utah, is a client-driven ranch, farm and recreational land sales company. We draw upon years of successful experience in representing premier ranching, farming and recreational properties throughout the Rocky Mountain West including Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, New Mexico and Nebraska. Properties handled consist of solid operating livestock ranches, productive farms and beautiful blocks of recreational land. Having solidly built a reputation on integrity, intimate client interaction, unparalleled service, hard work, and extraordinary market knowledge – it is with these principles that we serve our clients. The associates of Swan Land Company have extensive real estate experience and specialize in representing sellers and buyers of premier properties. Our hands-on style allows us to provide superior levels of personal service not always found in larger firms – leading our clients through the details of each and every transaction. Through our skillful execution of fiduciary responsibility and market knowledge, our clients are provided with unequaled service and peace of mind.
$7,750,000  •  6,363 acres
Caribou Canyon Ranch offers a quality commercial cattle operation with productive irrigation, big game hunting and excellent fishing on the Clark Fork River. The Ranch, located in the Deer Lodge Valley – the heart of Montana’s historic cattle country, encompasses 5,723± deeded acres in one contiguous block. The 566± irrigated acres, of which 466± are under pivot, are irrigated with excellent senior water rights out of the Clark Fork River and Peterson Creek with a combination of center pivots, wheel-lines and a small amount of hand line. The Ranch also has a State of Montana grazing lease on an adjoining 640-acre parcel making a very well-blocked 6,363± total acre Ranch.
$37,250,000  •  30,654 acres
$299,750  •  0.18 acres
Nye Mountain Retreat offers privacy, spectacular views, access to adjacent National Forest, and a comfortable home overlooking the Stillwater River Valley. This 2,540 square-foot home sits on 0.18 acre in the desirable Cathedral Mountain Ranch gated community outside Nye, Montana. Hear the rush of the Stillwater River in the valley below, marvel at the peaks of the Absaroka Range as they tower above, hike the trails in the adjacent National Forest, fish the nearby Stillwater River or the private lakes on the Ranch. Endless adventure awaits in the nearby Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness or simply relax on the deck of your home. With over 240 acres of association common space and a full-time caretaker, the next owner can immediately begin to enjoy the property.
$2,750,000  •  1,360 acres
Wildlife, privacy, a crystal-clear spring creek and expansive views – this is McCartney Springs Mountain Ranch. Nestled in the heart of the tranquil Big Snowy Mountain Range in a prominent location on the Alaska Bench, approximately 26 miles south of Lewistown in central Montana, the Ranch is comprised of approximately 1,360± deeded contiguous acres of varied topography consisting of healthy coniferous forests, gently sloping grassy hillsides, lush creek-bottom land, and high-mountain pasture. McCartney Creek cascades through the property while the elk and deer find cover in the shade of the forest and cattle graze the native pasture under the vast Montana skies. The Ranch offers all the resources required for personal enjoyment of a safe and quiet lifestyle far from the crowds of metropolitan America. McCartney Springs Mountain Ranch provides a rare opportunity to own an exceptional recreational ranch in one of the Big Sky State’s most beautiful and pristine settings.
$2,500,000  •  9,436 acres
McCarty Canyon Ranch is an excellent recreational and working ranch located on the northern end of the Sierra Madre mountain range and equidistant from the towns of Saratoga, Baggs and Rawlins, Wyoming. With 9,436± total acres, including 1,160± deeded, 5,172± State lease, 3,104± BLM lease, there is plenty of room to explore, hunt and hike. Encompassing the headwaters of Little Savery Creek and McCarty Creek, live water meanders through the lush grass meadows and willows providing water for both livestock and wildlife. Used as a summer unit for many years, the hard grass puts excellent gains on cattle. The Ranch offers excellent mule deer, elk, antelope, bear and mountain lion hunting and direct access to thousands of acres of public land.
$1,250,000  •  100 acres
This custom log home epitomizes privacy with an end of the road location on 100 acres that lives even bigger with extensive public land borders. The four-bedroom, three and a half bath home has been recently updated with an entirely new kitchen that features granite-slab counters, a central island and a new gourmet appliance package. The vaulted ceiling in the great room provides spectacular views and there is a covered deck along the entire front of the home to enjoy the serene mountain setting with mature landscape and native forest. Stonewall Creek runs along the western edge of the property and there is a spring fed pond with plentiful trout. The bordering State of Montana land provides direct access to the National Forest that is part of the Scapegoat and Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. The seclusion, privacy and recreation are all literally right out the front door, yet only minutes to all of the amenities available in the quiet mountain town of Lincoln. The home is listed with 100 acres, but could be purchased on 40 acres at a reduced price.
$345,000  •  159 acres
Tucked away on a secluded hillside overlooking the pastoral Shields River Valley sits Big View Basin. One’s senses are immediately captivated by the stunning panoramic vistas of the majestic Crazy Mountains to the east and the Bridger and Bangtail Mountain Ranges to the west. Big View Basin consists of 159± private and scenic acres of surveyed land in the highly-desirable area of Southwest Montana. With close proximity to Livingston and Bozeman, Big View Basin is situated and priced to appeal to a buyer who is attracted to the peace and solitude of the Shields Valley, yet also desires the culture and amenities of the nearby population centers.
$395,000  •  80 acres
Antelope Creek 80 offers 80 deeded acres which capture breathtaking views of the Tobacco Root Mountain Range and Hollow Top Mountain. This presents a unique opportunity to own a sizable acreage with water and privacy in one of Southwestern Montana’s most attractive locales. Located near the historic town of Pony and the ranching community of Harrison, Antelope Creek 80 is within an hour drive of Bozeman and Yellowstone International Airport, and within two hours of West Yellowstone.
$395,000  •  145 acres
Hollow Top Meadows is 145-deeded acres offering breathtaking views of the Tobacco Root Mountain Range and Hollow Top Mountain. With no improvements aside from fencing, this presents a unique opportunity to own a sizable acreage with water and privacy in one of Southwestern Montana’s most attractive locales. Located near the historic town of Pony and the ranching community of Harrison, Hollow Top Meadows is within an hour drive of Bozeman and Yellowstone International Airport, and within two hours of West Yellowstone.
$21,500,000  •  28,750 acres
Parker Ranch is situated in the rolling hills of the Nebraska Sandhills near Keystone and approximately 24 miles north of Ogallala. It is comprised of 28,750± total acres, of which 27,482± are deeded and 1,268± are State of Nebraska lease. With 128± pivot-irrigated acres and positioned near to abundant feed resources, the Ranch is ideal for many different operating scenarios. Comprised mostly of grasslands, cross fenced into 36 pastures, and with excellent stock water through both a pipeline system and windmills, Parker Ranch is one of the best in its class.
$280,000  •  87 acres
Kinsey Farm is located northeast of Miles City in a part of Eastern Montana that is comprised of a network of working farms and ranches. This 87.1± deeded acre Farm is part of the Kinsey Irrigation District, which provides reliable irrigation water. There are 77 irrigated acres with a recently updated distribution network that converted the concrete ditches to a pipeline with several valves that connect directly to the gated pipe that spreads the water. The Farm has a soil profile that has grown a variety of crops including corn, alfalfa and grain. Kinsey Elementary School is located very close to the Farm and serves about 60 students in grades K-6. There is paved county-road access on the south side of the Farm, a good gravel road on the east and a network of access roads through the parcel for ease of operation. Small irrigated parcels in this part of the state are hard to come by and Kinsey Farm would make an excellent addition to an existing farm and ranch operation, or a great base unit for somebody getting started. The property has been leased by a local operator for several years.
$1,750,000  •  2,104 acres
Locomotive Butte Ranch is named for the prominent geographic formation on the north end of the Ranch with the same name. Locomotive Butte is located in the little known, but very special, Big Coulee Valley of central Montana. Located just south of the Musselshell River and the rural community of Ryegate, the setting for this low-overhead livestock and dryland-farm operation must be experienced to fully appreciate how special and unique this part of Montana truly is. The broad isolated Big Coulee Basin was the winter range to the historic Montana Cattle Company and the famed 79 Brand in the open range era of the late 1800’s Montana.
$9,975,000  •  16,589 acres
Rapelje Bison Ranch is a low overhead livestock and dryland farm operation in the famed ranch county of central Montana. The current Ranch ownership has begun the transition from a historic cattle-and-grain operation into a bison ranch, which has generated numerous capital improvement projects including extensive fencing, updated stock-water system, new shop and new ranch-manager home. Rapelje Bison Ranch is located about 25 miles north of Columbus in the historic open range of central Montana. The Ranch encompasses 15,949± deeded acres that are a mix of native pasture, sub-irrigated pasture, mixed upland acres and tilled cropland. The Ranch includes 640 State of Montana leased acres making a 16,589± total acre Ranch.
$1,895,000  •  2,423 acres
The Home Ranch is the headquarters of Schraudner Ranch where the Sellers lived, worked and raised a family. This 2,423± acres, which includes the original 160-acre homestead, offers 1,013± acres of dry cropland and 1,132± acres of native rangelands that vary from flat to steep terrain. The remaining acreage includes approximately 276 acres of wild hay ground, beautiful coulees, strong native grasses and consistent water throughout. There are two large drainages that cross the Home Ranch. These are generally steep to rolling terrain and include a variety of tree and brush cover. The dry croplands have been utilized to produce a variety of crops including hay and grain. There are two wells with numerous tanks and pipelines creating easy access to water for the cattle. Seldom did the Schraudner family need to buy additional hay. The well-blocked Home Ranch with nice scenery, good grass, plentiful water and some big-game hunting can be purchased separately or in conjunction with Schraudner Ranch.
$900,000  •  2,083 acres
The Broadview Grass Unit was acquired in the 1990s for the grass, to expand the carrying capacity of Schraudner Ranch. The Broadview Unit has 1,763± deeded acres plus the 320 acres of State land totaling 2,083± acres of native grasses with plenty of water and a CRP Contract with one year remaining. This Unit is well watered with two seasonal reservoirs and three tanks fed by well and pipeline. This irregular-shaped parcel of land lying on both sides of Montana State Highway 3 one mile north of Broadview contains 193 acres of dry cropland and 1,571 acres of native rangeland. Highway 3 and the rail line bisect the property, however there is a pass over the train tracks on one end and an underpass under Highway 3 on the other end allowing the cattle to easily move between pastures. The grass is in excellent shape as a result of the abundant spring precipitation.
$2,250,000  •  2,717 acres
The Frye Place, which contains 2,717± deeded acres, is both scenic and productive. Sitting at the base of the Bull Mountains, the Frye Place has Painted Robe Creek running through it which is a solid year-round creek offering abundant water for livestock and wildlife. There is also an artesian well and a solar well servicing two large stock tanks on the property. Generally, about 160 pairs are turned out for the season on the healthy and plentiful native grasses. It is an easy eight-mile trail to herd cattle between the Frye Place and the Base Ranch, which is also listed for sale. Sitting at the base of the Bull Mountains, the Frye Place has good big game hunting, excellent water sources and good big game habitat. It is currently in Block Management, and has one year on the CRP contract remaining. There are no improvements on this property other than fencing and a water system.
$4,900,000  •  7,224 acres
In the same family for over 100 years, this well-balanced ranch, with an abundance of native grasses, encompasses 6,904± deeded acres plus a half section of State ground. The Ranch will carry 275± mother cows plus 30-50 replacements and 15-20 bulls. Part of the Ranch lies in the Bull Mountains offering good elk, deer and antelope hunting. This self-sufficient grass ranch with good livestock water throughout is located only 45 minutes from Billings. The Ranch sits in three non-contiguous parcels which can be purchased together or individually.
$3,900,000  •  8,200 acres
Located 40 miles south of Miles City, Leidholt Ranch encompasses 7,720± deeded acres, plus 480± leased acres for a total of 8,200± acres that are estimated to run 250 animal units. This low-overhead grass Ranch has a good stock water network, a modest house, functional working improvements and a pivot-irrigated hay base along Tongue River. Leidholt Ranch combines an Eastern Montana grass ranch with quality hunting and fishing.
$4,950,000  •  173 acres
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, tennis court and Caretaker’s home. 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 minutes from Bozeman, Belgrade and the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport.
$5,250,000  •  1,108 acres
In a valley of long-standing family ranches, the R Bar N Ranch – Racetrack Unit, containing 1,108± deeded acres, provides an opportunity to run a quality commercial or purebred cattle operation in historic cattle country. With 823± irrigated acres with solid senior water rights, this is a producing ranch with all the components for maximum forage production. The current owners have implemented practical improvements and upgrades that have resulted in an overall increase in the Ranch’s productivity. The Seller estimates that the Racetrack Unit could comfortably run about 300 pairs on a year-round basis. Dependent on management, the Ranch could also yield significant hay yields providing ample hay tonnage to carry the cattle through the winter months and allow for a solid revenue stream with surplus hay sales. The productive irrigated fields combined with solid spring and summer grass provides flexibility to grow small grains, potatoes or hay on a portion of the irrigated-base property while still generating ample hay for the cattle operation. The working corrals, including the recently added working alley, loading chute and portable scale system, are steel-pipe construction and work cattle easily. The heated indoor facility housing the Silencer chute was constructed for embryo transfer work and is immaculately kept – a truly impressive set of working improvements! This is a must see for an operator looking to relocate to a proven area with consistent moisture and good soils in a solid agricultural community. Western Montana ranch operations such as this are becoming difficult to find in today’s market. This is a turn-key operation that is ready to operate immediately upon possession by the new owner.
Swan Land Company

Swan Land Company
1185 North 14th Avenue - Suite One
Bozeman, MT 59715

Office: 406-522-7342
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