Z / L Ranch: Absolutely Stunning 520 deeded acres 10 miles from Lewistown, Montana. Traveling east of Lewistown 9 miles via Hwy 87 and then south 1 mile on county maintained Divide Road lies the ranch. The Ranch is located withing the “Divide” is an area referred to by the locals as between the Judith and Snowy Mountains and the towns of Lewistown and Grass Range. Extensive panoramic mountain views of six ranges. The Ranch is private and diverse with open pasture, heavy timber and numerous ponds. Home and livestock outbuildings are centrally located on the ranch and close to county and State Highway. This is the first time offering since homesteaded in 1912 by the current owners Grandfather. Wildlife include Mule and Whitetail deer, elk, bear, turkey and occasional moose. Ranch Size: The Z / L Ranch encompasses 520 deeded acres, of the 520 acres 138 +/- acres are designated forest land, 380 +/- acres are designated grazing according to the Montana Department of Revenue. The present agricultural use has been primarily focused on cattle grazing during summer months. Currently 85 cow/calf pair are rotated throughout the ranch from May to October. Operating a year round operation would be easily done by buying hay from a local producer. Converting pasture to hay ground could also be done to become a self-sufficient operation. Water: Water for the ranch comes from reservoirs, developed springs and a well. The home is supplied with water from a well drilled in 1943 producing 25 gpm. The water is palatable and is a good source. Livestock water is supplied by two fiberglass water tanks and three reservoirs. One stock tank is connected to the well the other is supplied from a developed spring. Water tanks add additional water and ease of use for livestock. Three reservoirs are fed through run off and springs. Spread through out the ranch the reservoirs allow for proper utilization of the grass. Improvements: In a private setting off the county road surrounded by mature trees is the 1943 home. The home includes 3 Bedrooms and 1 Bath. Updated with new flooring, oak kitchen cabinets, updated bathroom and more. Comfortable and practical the home is an asset to the ranch. Complimenting the home is a series of livestock buildings, maintained pole building, barn other multi use improvements. The corrals are also located close to county road for easy access. The improvements are usable and is good condition. Wildlife: A benefit of the “Divide” area is the vast amount of wildlife. Mostly migratory but resident to the nearby Judith and Snowy Mountains ecosystem. Elk frequent the area and ranch. Elk numbers have never been higher toping 8,000 in this area. Other wildlife supported by the areas vast resources are Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer, Antelope, Upland Birds, and Black Bear. The deer and antelope are constants on the ranch. Hunting opportunities for Sharp Tail, Hungarian Partridge, Blue Grouse, and Turkey are endless. The ranch is part of the 411 Hunting District. White Tails and Mule Deer are a general tag. An elk tag is a draw in the lottery system. 300 Elk tags are given out for 2020. Broker Comments: The pristine views of the Lewistown valley and surrounding mountain ranges set the property apart. 520 acres gives plenty of lands to privately recreate. Overall The Z / L Ranch has unlimited ways to enjoy Central Montana. Excellent opportunity close to the “Still Montana” community of Lewistown.