$249,000
30.68± Acres
Available
Teton County, Montana

Irrigated Dream Home Acreage

ID: 31526
External ID/MLS: 15072 / --
Status: Available
Price: $249,000
Acres: 30.68±
Price Per Acre: $8,116
Type: Farms, Ranches, Undeveloped Land, Horse Property
Address: 0 1st Rd. NE
City, State: Fort Shaw, Montana
County: Teton
ZIP Code: 59443

Description

Located in central Montana east of Fairfield, these 30.68 acres have fiber optic, telephone, power, and propane with irrigation rights to keep vegetation prime for animals or horses. The land has produced alfalfa hay. If you're searching for the ideal land to build a lovely farmhouse with privacy and freedom, grab hold of this acreage! Bring your horses and chickens! The property is surrounded by perimeter fencing and is only 25 miles from Great Falls. The area has supreme hunting in District 404 with coulees offering coverage for upland game birds, mule and white-tailed, deer, and antelope. The Rocky Mountain Front looms in the distance providing spectacular landscapes and diverse ecosystems. Freezeout Lake brings the migrating snow geese masses. Sun River offers a scenic and tranquil spot to fish for trout. The close-knit community is primarily supported by agriculture. Utilize the land for grazing or build a country home among the amber fields of wheat and barley under the blues skies of Montana!Local AreaLocated in Cascade County, Fort Shaw, Montana lies on MT Highway 200 near Sun River. It is approximately 24 miles west of Great Falls, Montana which has an international airport and all of your amenities for convenience. The town came to be from a military post. It was first named Camp Reynolds in 1867 and later changed to honor Colonel Robert Shaw, a Civil War soldier. The post was tasked with guarding the road between Fort Benton and Helena and protecting the miners and settlers in northwestern Montana. The area is primarily supported by the agricultural industry. Fairfield, Montana is a rural farming community in Teton County along Highway 89. This welcoming town is located on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountain Front and serves as a gateway to the popular Glacier National Park. The community consists of a diverse and active business base as well as a school system. Great Falls is 35 miles away from an International Airport. Fairfield also boasts the title of the Malting Barley Capital of the World, home to the Busch Agricultural Resources. There is much to do in the community such as a golf course, a pool, and lovely parks. Recreationalists can bird-watch at Freezeout Lake Wildlife Management Area where 300,000 snow geese and 10,000 tundra swans gather in March and October on their annual migratory journey. The nearby Lewis and Clark National Forest provide numerous hiking ventures, and hunting is plentiful with elk, white-tailed and mule deer, antelope, upland game birds, and waterfowl to choose from. Enjoy bird watching, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, canoeing, and much more!Great Falls, MT is located in the central part of the state and straddles the mighty Missouri River. The seat of Cascade County is referred to as the "Electric City" because of its numerous dams and power plants. Great Falls includes many recreational activities for you and your family to enjoy together such as the C. M. Russell Museum which displays famed artist Charlie Russell's works and home. Get outside and enjoy the crystal-clear waters of Giant Springs State Park or float and fish the Missouri River. The city boasts the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. The center provides displays and exhibits that trace the explorers' journey! Great Falls holds one of the most prestigious medical facilities in the state and offers an International Airport. Great Falls International Airport offers flights of Alaska, Allegiant, Delta, and United, with direct flights to Denver, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Chicago (seasonally). With too much to list, Great Falls awaits exploration, and you are sure to cherish the memories that you will make! Area AttractionsSun RiverThe Sun River begins in the mountains of the Bob Marshall Wilderness and flows southeast to Great Falls when it meets the mighty Missouri River. It is often described as one of Montana's most scenic rivers. Enjoy recreating this gorgeous river while floating or fishing for trout and mountain whitefish. Freezeout Lake Wildlife Management AreaThe Freezeout Lake Wildlife Management Area is located between Fairfield and Choteau and is known for the massive snow geese and tundra swan migrations that take place in the spring and fall. First Peoples Buffalo Jump State ParkThis buffalo jump is considered to be the largest bison cliff jump in the United States. The native people utilized the jump for at least two thousand years before Lewis and Clark ventured through on their expedition through Montana. The park has an interpretive trail, picnic tables, and a protected black-tailed prairie dog town. Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge This shallow basin was left as a result of the last glacier in the area. It covers over 5000 acres and is a bird haven. The refuge supports a variety of wildlife and migratory waterfowl.Rocky Mountain FrontThis portion of Montana has a greater diversity of fish and wildlife than any other state in the US. With protection from the altering contours of the land and ample food from the surrounding farm fields, wildlife and birds alike flourish making this area a coveted destination during the hunting and fishing seasons. The area provides year-long habitat for mule and white-tailed deer, elk, mountain goat, bighorn sheep, and antelope. In addition, other furbearers such as beaver, mink, muskrat, otter, weasel, badger, coyote, lynx, bobcat, and mountain lion can all be found within a 100-mile radius. White-tail and mule deer maintain a healthy population here as it is a wintering destination for the species. Mule deer are often open-country deer offering those with farm ground or acres such as these a treasure trove of delicious tasting, large, beautiful bucks. Mule deer are not as shy as whitetails and are content with little cover or sparse brush. They have distinctive large ears that stick out like a big V against a hillside. However, these big bucks, ones with a 30-inch inside antler spread, are quite challenging to track down. They prefer the rugged areas such as badlands and breaks. Glorious long walks through fields and up and down draws can reward you with a big mule deer buck. The open country can also provide the added challenge of bagging the swift antelope. These speed goats are all over the countryside, so the challenge is waiting for your acceptance. The property is located in hunting district 450 and FWP Region 4. The drainages and foothills provide cover, coulees, and water for superb mule and white-tailed deer hunting. The area offers some of the most prime bow hunting for white-tailed hunting in the entire state. There are also plenty of pheasants, Hungarian Partridge, Rough Grouse, Blue Grouse, and Spruce Grouse. Bird watchers can revel in seeing Calliope, Rufus Hummingbird, Bluebird, Cassin Finch, Red Crossbill, Ferrungus Hawks, Pine Grosbeak, and Western Tanager.Glacier National ParkThe coveted area nicknamed the "Crown of the Continent" for obvious reasons offers gems and views of gold in the state of Montana. With over 700 miles of trails through pristine forests, alpine meadows sprinkled with bright lovely wildflowers, rugged and tenacious mountains, and spectacular sparkling lakes. Visit the historic chalets and lodges for a walk back in time or backpack, cycle, hike, or camp. While taking in the astounding sights of the glacier-carved peaks and valleys, set your binoculars on a diverse range of wildlife of bighorn sheep, mountain goats, deer, elk, ptarmigan, and both black and grizzly bear. This highway to heaven is a tough one to ever forget.

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