$1,250,000 • 55 acres
The Little Blackfoot Ranch originates in the secluded setting where peace and tranquility fill the air like the sound of the pristine waters of the Little Blackfoot River mere feet from the porch of this property. Imagine living here where the sun peaks through the towering trees illuminating the mountain in the backyard. A true outdoor escape that can be called home in this 1500sq/ft with 1 bedrooms, an office that could be a non-conforming bedroon, 1 and 3/4 bath, a 30' x 40' barn for the horses with loft, equipment shed, carport, garage, and an enclosed heated workshop with a work bench. In the early morning mist or while the sun sets lighting the sky on fire in the evening, enjoy setting on the deck listing to the river. You will feel right at home with the wooden trim and accents mimicking the elements found in nature. Certainly, friends and family will be wanting to come visit your mountain paradise. They can stay in the well maintained and positioned cabin situated on the river. With almost a mile of river frontage, you will never run out of adventures or fishing! The property is positioned on 55 acres and entirely fenced in, and if that's not enough lush forest to roam, it borders 900,000 acres of Helena National Forest Service Land. The setting is great for hiking or for a horseback ride through the Forest Service Land. A wrap around porch begs to be enjoyed so you can relax while listening to the birds mingle and watching the wildlife come down for a quenching drink. This beaufiful property sits just 6 miles off US Highway 12 and just miles from the Continental Divide. It is 30 miles to the west of Helena and is among mountainous terrain offering a hunting and fishing mecca along the Little Blackfoot River. Outdoor adventures can be found all along the McDonald Pass Area and into the Helena National Forest. The unique history when prospectors were anxiously seeking to strike it rich with the discovery of gold. In 1875, Helena became the state capital and is a culturally rich city that has activities to appease every type of person. Last Chance Gulch has been transformed into Helena's Main Street and is the foundation of a beautiful outdoor walking mall with unique boutiques and wonderful little coffee shops and restaurants. There are art galleries and museums to visit, shopping, local microbreweries, an epic trail system, and a busy local calendar to always allow for a good time and memory making. If you prefer outdoor activities you can travel few miles to where the Missouri River flows through Holter Lake, Hauser Reservoir, and Canyon Ferry Reservoir. There are opportunities for fishing, swimming, boating, water-skiing, and more! With its scenic surrounding mountains and its rich history, Helena has something for everyone!Things to do on the Little Blackfoot River, this unnoticed stream is great for fishing and for doing so without seeing many other anglers. It originates in the Blackfoot Meadows approximately 15 miles south of the property flowing north and then west after reaching Elliston. It is a wade fisher's paradise, thick with trout and whitefish.Hat Creek is also a plentiful spring fed stream that flows year-round through the property and eventually drains into the Little Blackfoot River. There are many shady banks for one to fish out nice-sized brown trout. Snowmobiling The Rimini-Elliston-Basin Snowmobile Loop begins at Moose Creek and provides 161 miles of marked, groomed and non-groomed trails, cross country skiing , MacDonald Pass Ski Trails are four connected cross-country ski trail loops that are near the Continental Divide. Hunting this area has the ideal habitat offering many different species of wildlife such as bear, moose, elk, deer, bobcat, mountain lion and more. Many wildlife enthusiasts can put in for tags to try their luck at having the opportunity to harvest the beautiful game or just travel around with your spotting scope and watch the wildlife in their natural surroundings.You will want to see this one for sure! Give me a call for your private showing.