Conservation Easement is held by Montana Land Reliance, recorded 12/24/2008 as Document No. 338738 and covers approximately 3,700 deeded acres surrounding the “Stone House” on the southeast portion of the ranch.
Subdivision: One split permitted with no acreage restriction. This unit can be sold as two parcels.
New Residences: Only two permitted - each within a five acre building envelope.
Building Envelopes: The two permitted building envelopes may be located within one of the two permitted parcels, or one may be located in each parcel.
“Stone House”: May be restored as a primitive cabin /dwelling; no electrical power may be brought to the house (via the grid), but electrical power may be generated on an as-needed basis with a portable generator, and propane may be used for heating.
Indoor Riding Arenas: Only two permitted on the property. Only one permitted on each parcel in the event the property is subdivided into two parcels.
A copy of the full conservation easement documentation is available upon request.
Main House: This classic home was originally built in 1949. It has always been the main home for the ranch. This one-and-a-half story house is situated conveniently at the headquarters and is only a short stroll to the river. It has a classic Victorian look with wood siding and an asphalt shingle roof. It has approximately 4,174 square feet of living space and a 1,600± square foot basement. The home has been well cared for and is in excellent condition. There are three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and two half baths.
Guest House: This one-story bungalow is located nearby and has a view of the river’s tributaries. The 1,100± square foot two-bedroom, one bath home was originally built in 1928 and remolded in 1970. It is in excellent condition.
Ranch Office: This one-level 2,000± square foot building built in 1984 has two private offices, conference rooms, kitchen, and bath.
Indoor Arena: This building is approximately 150’X50’. It is wood frame construction with insulated walls and ceiling. The access is a 14’ overhead door and man door. In addition, there is a lean-to area with pipe turnout pens.
Shop/Lounge Building: This building is in two sections. The Lounge section is approximately 50’X50’ which is heated and has bathrooms. There is a 14’ overhead door and man door for access. The shop portion is approximately 80’X40’ with overhead door. The building has a metal roof and siding.
Show Barn/Storage: This 40’X40’ building is of wood construction and is wood-sided building with three indoor stalls and tack room. The adjoining storage section is approximately 20’X50’.
Machine shed/Hay Storage Pole Barn: Approximately 154’ X 72’, this pole barn is used for farm machinery and hay storage.
Lower Tack Room: This building is approximately 72’X36’, of wood construction, and has metal siding and a metal roof. Approximately 720 square feet is finished. It is insulated and heated and serves as a tack/saddle room.
Small Show Barn: This building is approximately 90’X30’. It is a wood frame building with metal siding and roof.
New Tack Shed: This building is 24’X30’ and is an off-site building on concrete foundation.
Two 30’X30’ wood frame garages: These buildings are universal in purpose.
Two Grain Bins: These bins are 56’ in diameter and are 26’ in height.
Cattle Facility (South Unit): This building has a good set of corrals, Powder River tub, and an office. There are several hundred feet of feed bunks and pens.
Hay Barn (South Unit): This is approximately 90’X30’. It is an opened sided pole barn with a metal roof.
Equipment and Machinery: The shop comes complete with tools, weed spraying equipment, miscellaneous fencing supplies, portable corrals, and miles of gated irrigation pipe. The rolling stock includes four-wheelers, pickups, a water truck, and a fire truck. Everything one would need to operate the ranch is inlcuded, with the exception of the major farm machinery.
Stillwater River Frontage: approximately four miles, with additional tributaries off the main channel.
Joe Hill Creek: a productive spring-fed perennial stream that remains open in the most severe of cold temperature conditions.
Wells: Seven, including domestic and stock wells.
Irrigation: All irrigation water is diverted from the Stillwater River via the Beartooth Ditch (exclusive ownership), Scott Ditch (majority ownership), and Whitebird Ditch (multiple ownership). Irrigation water rights are recorded and are more than sufficient under all conditions.