The Morton Ranch is an incredible opportunity for the discerning buyer looking for a private family compound, unique recreational property or corporate or business retreat. This legacy ranch covers 1280 acres with a variety of open rolling meadows, pine filled covered draws and outstanding views in every direction.
The log home consist of 4178 Sq/Ft with 2 bedrooms, 3 full baths, and one half bath. The kitchen has tiled flooring, gas cooktop, Jenn-Air gas oven, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, and oak cabinets. The living room has oak flooring, wood fireplace, and oversized windows with views of the Crazy Mountains. The main floor also features the master bedroom, and bathroom with jetted tub, walk in shower office, and half bath.
The second level features another bedroom, bathroom, and kids room or possible second bedroom or sitting room.
The downstairs consists of one bedroom and bathroom, washer dryer room, wet bar, pool table area, dry sauna, workout room and utility room. The work out area could be made into an in-suite and has a walk out patio.
The home features a wrap-around deck for entertaining or just sitting enjoying the views of the Absarkoee-Beartooths and the Crazy Mountains.
The outside improvements include a detached 32 X 40 - 3 car garage also built in 2004. There are four - 1000Gal propane tanks, two for the home and garage and two for the shop and studio.
The steel frame shop is 50 X 100 has 5 overhead doors, one bedroom studio guess room, overhead loft area for storage, and houses the bank of batteries for the two wind turbines and three solar panels. The shop also has a Heat More wood burning stove unit located outside which provides heat for the entire shop. It comes with a back up propane generator.
There is a 40 X 40 equipment shed, pole shed for livestock, Steam Sauna outside of the guess studio, and a shed just to store wood for the fireplace and wood stove.
The elk population in HD- 515 is one of Montana's largest growing elk herds and trophy bull locations. The Morton Ranch is located in prime rutting areas along with being wintering ground for elk. The ranch provides a rare opportunity to not only hunt trophy bulls during the archery and rifle season, but to pick up their sheds as well. Along with the large numbers of elk, trophy mule deer, antelope and bear use the ranch and can be
hunted as well. The turkey hunting in the spring is arguably some of the best turkey hunting in the west with large numbers calling the ranch home, while growing populations of Sharp-tail and Hungarian Partridge are commonly seen throughout the area. The ranch is well watered and the wildlife frequently use the springs and water tanks located throughout the property.
Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources
Water can be found on the land varying from seasonal creek to wells and developed springs. The current owner utilizes a propane generator, solar, and wind for powering the well pumps. A well-maintained county road bisects the property making for great ease of travel from one end to the other.
Region & Climate
BIG Timber Located at the confluence of the Yellowstone and Boulder River, Big Timber is the Sweet Grass County seat and services as the support system to the areas cattle ranching community and recreation industry. Big Timber features a school system which offers K-12, a hospital, clinic, nursing home, Assisted Living, dentist, beauty shops, a quilt shop, golf course, churches, grocery and clothing stores, museums, art galleries, a brewery, establishments offering fine food from the nationally acclaimed dining at The Grand Hotel, to casual meals at the Thirsty Turtle, motels, bed and breakfasts, movie theater and a paved airport capable of facilitating most any private aircraft.
BILLINGS Located 90 miles to the east from Big Timber. The International Airport in Billings is presently serviced by 5 majors airlines. Billings has two of the finest medical facilities in the northwest. Shopping, fine dining, theater and the arts make Billings the true hub of Montana.
BOZEMAN Located 70 miles west of Big Timer on I-90. Bozeman is known as a year round recreation center. Fishing is a short distance away on the Gallatin, Madison and Jefferson Rivers. Bozeman's winter time sports feature skiing Bridger Bowl's legendary Cold Smoke Powder or a 45 mile drive to Big Sky, Montana's largest ski area and summer resort. For cross country skiing enthusiasts, this area of Montana features miles of groomed and unpacked cross country trails.
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