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Double C Ranch

$14,300,000 Townsend, MT 2,697± Deeded Acres

Executive Summary

Double C Ranch is a highly productive, 2,697± acre valley-to-foothill transitional ranch with a variety of recreational amenities on and around the ranch. Conveniently accessed from Bozeman (70± miles) or Helena (44± miles), the ranch lies between Canyon Ferry Reservoir to the west and the Belt Mountain Range to the east. The ranch’s 14 pivots and approximately 1,403 acres under pivot irrigation provide a variety of operational possibilities and are complemented by approximately 675 acres of mountain foothills that are excellent habitat for wildlife, including elk which frequent the irrigated hay fields. There are three well-located residences, including an owner’s home, manager's home, and rental home. Well-maintained and functional working structures appropriate for the scale of the current haying operation include a large, heated shop, equipment shed, truck scale house, and 97,100-bushel grain bin storage. The ranch’s desirable location, natural beauty, and strong wildlife and recreational opportunities are uniquely coupled with abundant water resources for agricultural production.

Just the Facts

  • Well-located, highly productive irrigated ranch with strong recreational and retreat amenities
  • Approximately 2,697 total acres
  • Convenient access about 70 miles from Bozeman and 44 miles from Helena
  • Great views of the Big Belt and Elkhorn ranges and overlooking Canyon Ferry Reservoir
  • 14 pivots and 1,403± tilled acres under pivot irrigation currently managed for high-quality hay production
  • Exceptional water rights from the Broadwater Missouri Canal, Ray Creek, and groundwater wells 
  • 2± miles of Ray Creek frontage
  • Abundant elk and located in a general draw unit # 391 with approximately 675 acres of mountain foothills overlooking irrigated fields
  • Three residences: owner’s home, manager's home, and rental home
  • Heated shop, equipment shed, 70-ton truck scale house, and 97,100-bu grain bin storage

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Acreage (Deeded & Leased)

Deeded Acres: 2,697±
Total Acres: 2,697±

Water Rights

Missouri-Broadwater Canal plus wells

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