Tiger Butte Ranch, Montana
Property Types: Vacant Land, Farms, Ranches, Recreational

$1,920,000 / 1,280 Acres / Under Contract
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Property Summary

$1,920,000
Total Acres: 
1,280.00
LandLeader #: 
13290
Closest Town/Locale: 
Belt
County: 
Cascade County
Property Type: 
Vacant Land, Farms, Ranches, Recreational
Water Rights: 
To transfer
State Hunting Unit: 
413

Activities & Amenities

ATV/Off Road
Cattle/Ranch
Cycling/Mountain Biking
Equestrian
Farm/Crops/Ag
Hiking/Climbing
Hunting - Big Game
Hunting - Predator/Varmint
Hunting - Small Game
Hunting - Upland Birds
Income Producing
Outbuilding/Barn/Shed
Pond/Lake
Water Rights

Land Details

Total Acres: 
1,280.00
Deeded Acres: 
1,280.00
Zoning: 
Vacant Land - Rural
Elevation: 
4,460 ft
Topography: 
Rolling, sloping hills, level ground
Vegetation: 
Grass, hay, mature shelterbelt
Estimated Taxes: 
$2,955.25
Estimated Income: 
$30,000
Source of Lot Size: 
Other
Has HOA: 
No

Building Details

Year Built: 
unknown
Homes: 
0
Bedrooms: 
0
Full Bathrooms: 
0
Outbuildings: 
4
Outbuilding Types: 
grain binsold corralsold house (not livable)outbuilding structures
Fenced Lot: 
Yes

Property Description

Ranching has long been a staple of Montana’s culture and economy. This Tiger Butte ranch of four different parcels totaling 1280 acres is a rare opportunity to own a scenic, productive ranch in the heart of Montana. The iconic Tiger Butte mountain towers at an elevation of 6,991 feet and sets the backdrop for this beautiful area. Although most of the riches belong to the soil, the ranch is rich in history as it is home to its own pishkun or buffalo jump! The old homestead still stands as a reminder of simpler times and hours of hard work and perseverance. An old stone doorway marks the entrance to the root cellar, a nostalgic sight. There is a mature shelter belt surrounding the homestead. Other structures that sit on the property include grain bins and old corrals, but all buildings would need repair. The perimeter and cross fencing has been well maintained. There are 400 acres of productive dry land hayfields. Currently, there is a lease in place for pasture and hay allowing for some extra income. There is no value that can be placed on the gorgeous views of the Highwood and Little Belt Mountains that reach high into the blue Big Sky while puffy white clouds cast moving shadows over the hundreds of round bales that speckle the gently sloping hills. Nutrient-filled grass and hay blanket the dirt attracting wildlife that inspires the hunter in us all. Central Montana produces most of Montana’s hay, the 11th ranking state in the nation for hay production. It is additionally the 9th state for alfalfa hay. The alfalfa that is harvested will do well to keep your animals hefty and warm during the cold winter months as it is high in nutrients and energy. Pay tribute to the classic way of life and enjoy the cutting-edge technology and methods while joining the ranks of the honored and scrupulous Montana farmers and ranchers.

Local Area

Many features make Belt, Montana a much-desired haven. For example, it attracts rugged competition from all over to participate in its annual rodeo and is still able to offer a small town feel and experience. Belt is home to the famous Harvest Moon Brewery that combines Montana’s luscious grain with fresh and clean water out of local streams and wells to make a variety of beers sought after by connoisseurs from all over. You can find ample history throughout the town or in the Belt Museum housed in the old town jail! In addition, Belt is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and claims Montana’s very first coal mine. Belt’s name comes from a nearby mountain, Belt Butte, that looks like it has a belt of rocks around it. The Highwood and Little Belt mountains provide areas for hiking, biking, camping, creek fishing, hunting, and recreating, and the Sluice Boxes State Park is nearby as well. Great Falls is a mere 23 miles away, and it has an International Airport and prestigious medical facilities for your convenience.

Climate

The Belt valley lies in the heart of Montana’s top grain and cattle producing regions. A contributing factor to the success of agriculture here is the mild climate and the adequate precipitation. On average, this region receives 15 inches of rain annually. The life-giving sun rays shine 185 days of the year on average giving a sufficient growing season for hay, alfalfa, and grains.

Hunting and Fishing

Enjoy the way of life that is known to many Montanans and defined by fishing and hunting. This property is in District 413 with 323 square miles of public lands to utilize in addition to your own private property. Wildlife varieties include deer, elk, moose, mountain lion, fox, coyote, and upland birds. Brook trout can be reeled in the numerous creeks and streams, or the Missouri River provides bigger waters for bigger fish.

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Brokerage info: 

Corder and Associates, LLC

1312 Front Street
Fort Benton, MT 59442
United States
(833) 783-3224