$435,000 • 130.51 acres
Amazing opportunity to own a truly rare piece of incredible off grid recreational & hunting Montana property. The property boasts incredible views from private home site and is surrounded on three sides by National Forest that is difficult to access by the general public. The property is home to a herd of resident elk that enjoy the well stewarded feeding and bedding areas. This is one of those properties that you need to see to appreciate. Several springs bubble out of the mountain, one of which is fully developed to provide reliable year round water from a spigot and stored in a 600 gallon cistern. There are a few structures, including a cabin and pole barn for storage or parking your camper and toys underneath. The land has been stewarded incredibly well, lending to it's recreational attributes and making ready for the new owners. To top it off, the surrounding public lands offer endless year round activities with it's many fish-able creeks and lakes, off-road trails for trucks and ATV's, and excellent access to snowmobiling and skiing by way of the groomed main road below the property all throughout winter.Hunting Opportunities: Elk Haven Meadows lives up to its name sake, with resident elk having consistently inhabiting the property during the current owners tenure. The property is potentially one of the best elk hunting properties on the market in its price and size range. The current owners have maintained the property to attract elk via selective timber cutting and clearing game trails of fallen timber. On top of that, the current owners have hunted the property little and with public access to adjacent public lands being challenging, elk have been happy to call this property home. The property lies in hunting unit 318 which provides over the counter elk tags for residents and easier to draw general tags for non-residents. Elk use the property throughout the hunting season, but during the rut, several bulls will typically inhabit the area and the owners are frequently awaken by them buggling outside the cabin. A tour proves the properties value to the descriminating hunter as elk and their signs are typically viewed during showings. Mule deer and bear have been occasionally viewed on the property as well. For anyone looking for their dream elk hunting property, Elk Haven Meadows will not disappoint. Recreational Opportunties: The property provides many recreational opportunties for many interests to be enjoyed on the property or nearby. They include hunting, hiking, backpacking, fishing, prospecting, mountain biking, dirt biking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, sightseeing and trail riding. The area has a labrinth of miles of dirt roads and ATV trails that provide access to many neighboring towns, old mines, ghost towns, and geographic features in the region. Nearby Occidental Plateau provides sweeping views, beautiful wildflowers, and incredible snowmobiling. Park Lake, 12 miles away on forest service roads, provides opportunities for swimming, kayaking, fishing, canoeing, paddleboarding and more. Just off the property runs Catract Creek full of small, but fun to catch Brook Trout, just make sure to ask your neighbors for access. Improvements and Amenities: The property has well maintained improvements that allow it to be enjoyed as is by the new owner or lived in while building a dream cabin. A 10' x 16' storage shed has been converted into a bunk house complete with a propane heater, currently holds two beds, a table and chairs, and a small loft for more gear or room for another guest. A 24' x 24' pole barn has been used as a shelter for a camper trailer with spare room for a wood stove, additional storage and a sheltered living and eating area. The property also has a clean outhouse. A nearby spring has been recorded and developed to fill a 600 gallon cistern with a buried pipline running to a hydrant at the buidling location, providing fresh potable water year round. The building area has enough room for a future cabin or home. There is a maintained trail and road system throughout the property to provide access with ATV's to most areas within its boundary. Shopping, hospitals, hotels, airports and more are in nearby Butte (41 miles) and Helena (43 miles). Basin and Boulder, the closest communites, provide restuarants, bars, and convenient stores.