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Big Spring Ranch is a classic Montana ranch loaded with aesthetic, operational, and recreational amenities. The headquarters is located just east of Lower Sweet Grass Road beautifully between the verdant irrigated farm ground and the Lower Sweet Grass Creek. The irrigated hay lands are located primarily along the river bottom area and historically have been planted in alfalfa and rotational pulse crops.LandLower Sweet Grass Creek runs through the heart of the East unit for more than one mile and provides excellent water and cover for a plethora of wildlife. Of the 3192 deeded acres , 253 acres of this unit is irrigated bottom hay land and has features considered to be desirable for allowing food plots for the wildlife.The 2,268 acres of native rangeland on the ranch is comprised of primarily western wheatgrass, bluebunch grass, prairie June grass, and gamma grass. To the west the dry land hay depending on the year, produce over one ton per acre, which can either be cut for hay or grazed. The ranch is perimeter fenced with numerous cross fences, all of which are in good condition. Stock water is abundant and supplied by springs, creeks, and wells throughout the ranch.The Big Spring Ranch is well watered with 16 water rights claimed with the DNRC dating as far back as 1889. There is over a mile of Lower Sweet Grass flowing through the Eastern portion of the ranch. General Operations The Lower Sweet Grass Creek is home to both Brown and Rainbow Trout, with the average fish running in the 12-143 range. This stream fishes best in the summer months, from early July to early September. This is dry fly country, and the fish rise eagerly to various attractor patterns and terrestrials. Wildlife on the ranch covers a broad spectrum and includes, elk, whitetail, and mule deer, antelope, turkey, sharptail, grouse, geese, ducks, pheasant, and sandhill cranes.

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876 Lower Sweet Grass Road Big Timber, MT 59011

  • Price: $12,800,000
  • Status: Active
  • Updated: 37 min ago
  • MLS #: 22108662
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Property Description
Big Spring Ranch is a classic Montana ranch loaded with aesthetic, operational, and recreational amenities. The headquarters is located just east of Lower Sweet Grass Road beautifully between the verdant irrigated farm ground and the Lower Sweet Grass Creek. The irrigated hay lands are located primarily along the river bottom area and historically have been planted in alfalfa and rotational pulse crops.LandLower Sweet Grass Creek runs through the heart of the East unit for more than one mile and provides excellent water and cover for a plethora of wildlife. Of the 3192 deeded acres , 253 acres of this unit is irrigated bottom hay land and has features considered to be desirable for allowing food plots for the wildlife.The 2,268 acres of native rangeland on the ranch is comprised of primarily western wheatgrass, bluebunch grass, prairie June grass, and gamma grass. To the west the dry land hay depending on the year, produce over one ton per acre, which can either be cut for hay or grazed. The ranch is perimeter fenced with numerous cross fences, all of which are in good condition. Stock water is abundant and supplied by springs, creeks, and wells throughout the ranch.The Big Spring Ranch is well watered with 16 water rights claimed with the DNRC dating as far back as 1889. There is over a mile of Lower Sweet Grass flowing through the Eastern portion of the ranch. General Operations The Lower Sweet Grass Creek is home to both Brown and Rainbow Trout, with the average fish running in the 12-143 range. This stream fishes best in the summer months, from early July to early September. This is dry fly country, and the fish rise eagerly to various attractor patterns and terrestrials. Wildlife on the ranch covers a broad spectrum and includes, elk, whitetail, and mule deer, antelope, turkey, sharptail, grouse, geese, ducks, pheasant, and sandhill cranes.
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Fencing Barbed Wire Garage Type None Irrigation DitchFloodSprinklerSub-IrrigatedWell Irrigation Water Yes Outbuildings BarnCorralsHay Shed(S)Shed(S)ShopStable Road Frontage County Road Road Surface Gravel Surface Water DitchSpring(S)Stream/Creek(S) Terrain HillsideMixRolling Views Meadow(S)MountainsRiver/Stream/CreekTreesValley Waterfront Non-Navigable Waterfront Footage One Mile

Property Features

Adjacent Owners PrivateState Bank Owned Or REO No Covenant No Current Product CattleHayHorsePastureSheepTimber Farm Type Livestock Land Use Livestock Leased Acres 640 Mineral Rights Partial Possession Closing Short Sale No Tax Year 2020 Taxes 5233.00 Terms Of Sale CashConventional Utilities Septic SystemTelephoneWell Waterfront Name Lower Sweet Grass Cr Zoning Agricultural

Listing provided courtesy of Mike Sedgwick of Hayden Outdoors Real Estate.


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