$1,775,000   •   285.12 Acres
4 br / 2 ba /

Discover an outdoorsman's paradise encompassing over 285 acres of land. Located just south of the town of Council, Idaho, this ranch offers great hunting and recreational activities, while being close to town. The draws and creek bottoms offer a great habitat for deer and elk. Lester creek flows year round through the property, and stocks the man-made pond. The main home is situated amongst mature trees and offers several outbuildings. Land Located in the foothills outside the Payette National Forest, this ranch offers a vast variety of terrain, comprising over 285 acres of range land. The draws and creek bottoms present excellent hunting opportunities for mule deer, elk, bear, turkey, and upland birds. Open prairie, a diversity of native grasses, and shrubs create the perfect landscape for running cattle and attracting wildlife. The almost 2-acre man-made pond is consistently fed by Lester Creek year-round. Additionally, a seasonal creek flows through the property, filling a second man-made pond. Of the property, 78 acres have been tilled and planted with an alfalfa/grass mix. Improvements The home is well placed within the landscape, encircled by mature trees. With over 2500 sqft of living space, this 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom house offers ample room. The deck provides an opportunity to relish stunning views across the valley and of the Cuddy Mountains. Constructed from cinderblocks and featuring a cement floor, the main shop stands sturdy. Two open carports provide generous equipment storage, and a barn on the property offers ample shelter for animals. The land is fully fenced and cross-fenced, optimizing pasture rotation.   Recreation Hop on your horse or UTV via the nearby public gravel road, which grants access to the nearby state and national forest service lands. The Council area is considered the gateway to recreation in Central Idaho providing access to the Payette National Forest, the Seven Devils Mountain range, and a plethora of outdoor recreational opportunities. Some of the outdoor adventures residents and visitors enjoy include fishing, hunting, skiing, snowmobiling, camping, and hiking.  In particular, many appreciate the strolling or biking along the Weiser River Trail, which is an 84-mile-long public recreational trail formed along the old Pacific and Idaho Northern railroad grade.  This trail follows the Weiser River, provides access to thousands of acres of public lands, and is a great place to spot big game, waterfowl, and other wildlife.  Another hotspot in the region is Lost Valley Reservoir, which is a public recreational site that offers camping, canoeing, and fishing experiences. Nearby recreation amenities include: BLM Land State of Idaho Land National Forest Land Ben Ross Reservoir Mundo Hot Springs Lost Valley Reservoir Weiser River National Recreation Trailhead Zims Hot Springs Brundage Ski Resort Payette Lake Tamarack Ski Resort Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources 0.5 CFS from March to November Cottonwood Creek Water Rights Region & Climate Council, Idaho experiences a semi-arid climate with distinct seasonal variations,  characterized by warm summers and cold winters. Council’s climate is influenced by its high elevation and its location near the mountains, which can lead to rapid weather changes and occasional temperature extremes. Location Council, Idaho is a quaint mountain community that acts as the county seat of Adams County and sits along US Highway 95.  This area is considered the gateway to recreation in Central Idaho providing access to the Payette National Forest, the Seven Devils mountain range and a plethora of outdoor recreational opportunities.  Some of the outdoor adventures residents and visitors enjoy include fishing, hunting, skiing, snowmobiling, camping, and hiking.  In particular, many appreciate the strolling or biking along the Weiser River Trail, which is an 84 mile long public recreational trail formed along the old Pacific and Idaho Northern railroad grade.  This trail follows the Weiser River, provides access to thousands of acres of public lands, and is a great place to spot big game, waterfowl and other wildlife.  Another hotspot in the region is Lost Valley Reservoir, which is a public recreational site that offers camping, canoeing and fishing experiences.  Local events celebrated in the area include Meadow Valley Days, the World Famous Porcupine Races, and the Adams County Fair and Rodeo.


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Hayden Outdoors Real Estate
Hayden Outdoors Real Estate
Austin Callison
Austin Callison
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