The Circle L Ranch is located 3 easy miles on paved road east of the historic town of Stevensville. There are 7 outbuildings, a custom home, 3 creeks and a pond on 244± acres-currently operating as a premium hay farm. Every aspect of the property has been intentionally thought out with meticulous attention to detail. All buildings were designed for practical use, quality construction & esthetics while ensuring total privacy. The ½ mile driveway winds, passing by hay fields, aspen groves, creeks and a pond set against the Bitterroot & Sapphire Mountain ranges. You will feel like you are in a landscape painting. The ranch style home is a perfect balance between Montana country and custom quality. The relaxed warmth of the home embraces you immediately upon entry.
The outbuildings are an essential element of what must be described as having a Western architectural design, with clean lines, and total functionality.
The horse barn has 3 stalls with turnout runs, storage rooms, finished tack room/office, wash rack with hot and cold water, and a laundry area with a half bath. To round out the barn facility there is a 100×200 outdoor arena, a loafing shed and 60 ft round pen. The upper level 2-bedroom, 3/4 bath apartment has an open floorplan, alder cabinets and plenty of storage and a Rinnai instant hot water system providing for domestic use and in floor radiant heat.
The 10,000± shop houses the ranch equipment and includes a wood shop room, storage area and guest quarters with in-floor radiant heat.
There are 2 large hay barns providing storage for 600 ton of square baled hay, a Quonset building provides for an additional 250 ton of hay storage. The 4,200± sf machine shed ensures there is a place for everything.
The North 160± acres are sprinkle irrigated by wheel and hand lines with water supplied by Burnt Fork Creek. The system is powered by 40 hp pump that delivers water through a 10″ buried main w/ 8″ & 6″ buried feeder lines. The south 80± acre parcel is easily and efficiently flood irrigated.
The properties conservation easement is in harmony with the neighboring properties who have committed 3,000 acres with an additional 1,500± acres pending conservation easement.
If you are looking for a high-quality ranch that is efficient and functional in an ideal location and perfect setting, this is it.
Co-listed with Sue Justus, GRI, Green of EXIT Realty – Bitterroot Valley