A nature lover's dream, this spectacular and rare Stevensville property near the renown bird sanctuary Lee Metcalf Wildlife Refuge and bordering the historic preservation area Fort Owens Ranch, the location of one of Montana's first missions and trading posts. With spectacular views of the snow-capped Bitterroot Mountain peaks and majestic Kootenai Canyon, the year-round N. Burnt Fork Creek running through, and a peaceful pond stocked with fish, enjoying the outdoors from your own backyard doesn't get better than this. Two beautiful and spacious homes and a charming barn are nestled on the property. The larger home, built in 2015 and 5055 sf defines stylish country living. Two living rooms with gorgeous picture windows and timber accents are the jewels of this spacious floor plan While elegant rustic touches such as Montana Ghostwood trim and accent walls, expert tile work, a game room and a lively one-of-a kind custom bar with a vintage vibe create a vibrant living space. You will have plenty of room to kick back and spread out with 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a well-appointed kitchen with walk-in pantry, a home office and an oversized attached garage. Radiant floor heat, whole house audio system, and A/C add comfort and ease.
The fully remodeled original home is 2984 sf and brimming with top quality craftsmanship. Exquisite custom stonework and thoughtful design details make this home an unforgettable masterpiece with cozy stone fireplaces in the living room and the two master suites, Aspen tongue-and-groove ceilings, a home chef's dream kitchen thoughtfully designed with hickory cabinetry and granite countertops. The gorgeous picture windows and multiple glass-door patios present incredible views and allow light to stream through every room. An outdoor hot tub with plumbed propane heaters and an outdoor patio designed with enchanting custom stonework and bbq overlook the pond and are perfect for relaxing and entertaining. The attached spacious 3-car garage with drive-through porte-cochère offers a touch of elegance and protection from the elements.
Sitting picture-perfect next to the pond is the fully updated barn that has room for all of the toys. With the auto lift, half bathroom, fitness room, basketball hoop upstairs, this barn has limitless potential. The property also offers a detached double car shop, multiple paddocks and irrigation.
Polish the bird binoculars, bait your fishing pole and get ready to dip your toes in the clear running creek because this dream property in the heart of the Bitterroot Valley is a rare Montana gem that truly has it all. Minutes from fine dining, breweries and quaint shops of downtown Stevensville, 30 minutes from Missoula, and a short drive to ski areas, abundant hiking trails and the Bitterroot River, the possibilities for adventure are endless. Listed by Heidi Stahl