Lakes at Heron, Montana
Property Types: Vacant Land, Ranches, Waterfront, Home, Recreational, Timber Land
Activities & Amenities
This property is located just outside the town of Heron, MT, which is located between the beautiful Cabinet and Bitterroot Mountains in western Montana and bordering Idaho. This small, rural community is situated on the Clark Fork River in Sanders County. The comfortable ranch style home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a great shop for all your recreational toys. There is a luxurious hunting treehouse tucked within the property allowing for prime hunting of bear, elk and deer on the property as well as on the Forest Service Land just minutes away. It is a getaway lifestyle with endless opportunities to enjoy from the nearby Jack Nicklaus designed world class golf course, the famous Schweitzer Mountain Ski Area, fishing, hunting, boating, hiking, horseback riding and so much more.
The 147 acre property borders the Cabinet Gorge Reservoir, which is a 3,000 acre impoundment on the lower Clark Fork River which extends from the Idaho border upstream to the town of Noxon, Montana. This narrow water body is located below the rugged peaks of the Cabinet Mountains to the north, and provides a scenic fishery for warm and cool water species such as Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, and Largemouth Bass. There are four developed public boat launches which provide anglers access to the reservoir.
The sellers have done all of the preliminary work of subdividing the property into 83 lots including 40 lakefront lots. This large parcel of land offers over 40 acres of open meadow, forested woods and a trail system. All lots have been perc tested and the vision of this option to subdivide could be an incredible investment opportunity with this property located on the banks of the 50 mile long Cabinet Gorge Reservoir. The map shows the spacious lot designs all apportioned under the “Big Sky” of Montana. Elk Meadow is full of Montana’s wildflowers and the surrounding mountains and lakes afford a location which is a dream come true. Heron is one of the more beautiful places in Montana to relax as well be blessed with phenomenal fishing. There are more than 50 species of freshwater favorites including Walleye, Northern Pike, Paddlefish, Sauger, Lake Trout, Small Mouth Bass, or Chinook, Salmon. There is also outstanding hiking, biking, snowmobiling and a plethora of outdoor activities in this valley.
The property is in the heart of the great Northwest, geographically and emotionally and centrally located approximately 2 hours NE of Spokane, WA and minutes from the Idaho border. Missoula is approximately 150 miles to the SE and Kalispell, MT is only about 75 miles East with Glacier National Park approximately 180 miles NE of property.