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The Secret to Find Luxury Homes for Sale in Western Montana and The Bitterroot Valley

If you want to find Montana luxury homes for sale that are unique and offer the best materials, workmanship and location possible, you need to work with an experienced, local professional.

This way, you can save time, money and hassle while they find the perfect home for you. But, the biggest benefit is that they know of special, Montana luxury homes for sale you won’t find anywhere else. For instance…

Do You Want to Fish From Your Private Deck?

West Fork Retreat just went on the market. This three-bedroom, two-bathroom lodge is a fishing paradise. Right next to the West Fork River, you simply step out on your private, second deck and cast a line into your own, private fishing area where large fish gather… regularly.Western Montana Luxury Homes for Sale in West Fork

Then, you can sit back and enjoy the beautiful trees, sound of the river and more. There are over 12 manicured acres and 2500 square feet of space for your enjoyment.

Not only does this include the beautiful scenery and wildlife only Montana can offer, but inside, you’ll find high-quality granite counter-tops, tiled floors, a native rock fireplace with a Maynard Guldenhaur wood stove, formal and informal dining areas, guest rooms, a master suite on the main floor, and much more. It’s turnkey and ready to go.

Would You Like to Own a Piece of Montana History?

Not listed on the MLS, you will love The Bitterroot River Retreat in Hamilton, Montana. The land was purchased by the renowned conservationist, Otto “Mose” Teller who spent over 50 years in the Bitterroot Valley fishing, hunting and enjoying the beauty of the area. He bought many properties in the area for conservation purposes and was instrumental in creating the Teller Wildlife Refuge, 1200 acres of private, non-profit refuge open to the public.

The Bitterroot River Retreat of your dreams

Now, you can own the property he used as his final summer home!

Be ready to impress your family and friends with this one-of-a-kind luxury home. You can enjoy over 3900 square feet of indoor living and over 1500 square feet of covered and screened-in porches.

With custom-made amenities, gorgeous views everywhere and more, it’s a secret waiting for you to discover!

Do You Love Horses?

If you dream of riding horses in “Big Sky Country Montana,” there is limited property available in Forest Hills. Bordering the Bitterroot-Selway National Forest, the owners of Forest Hills were hay farmers who raised beef cattle and now manufacture forestry products.

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They took exemplary care of the land and are offering an exclusive, 27 parcels ranging from about five to ten acres. As one of the lucky owners of this land, you will experience the best of what Montana has to offer.

This includes equestrian trails leading directly to forest-service access. You can enjoy the beautiful evergreen trees and four seasons while still being close to all of the fine dining, entertainment and shopping the city has to offer.

There Are Montana Luxury Homes for Sale in The Bitterroot Valley!

This is just a small sample of the luxury homes for sale in Western Montana. Whether you want to find a private fishing oasis, land for horseback riding and other outdoor activities or just a fantastic place to call home, there are many “secret” properties to discover.

To learn more, please contact me at 406.240.6497 or [email protected].

Do You Know About These Western Montana Homes for Sale?

There are luxury homes and ranches for sale in Montana and Bitterroot Valley real estate for sale, too!

Many people are flocking to find Western Montana homes for sale and Bitterroot Valley real estate for sale, too.

Do you know where to find the luxury homes and ranches for sale in Montana that meet your specific criteria before the competition snaps up the best properties?

The new television series, “Yellowstone,” (now in its second season) and films like “A River Runs Through It,” “The Horse Whisperer,” and other media bring a lot of attention to the wide open, beautiful spaces of Montana and all of the wonderful activities available here. Many people see these shows and want to leave the hustle and bustle of city life behind to enjoy some peace and quiet.

If you are one of these people, you can face a lot of competition for the luxury homes and ranches for sale in Montana… unless you work with an experienced, local real estate professional. In fact, did you know that I have several…

Western Montana Homes For Sale

Right now, there are numerous options for Bitterroot Valley real estate for sale including:

West Fork Retreat

This gorgeous fishing cabin right next to the West Fork Bitterroot River just went on the market. This is a dream location for anyone who loves the great outdoors. In fact, you can fish for some of the best rainbow and brown trout in Montana right off of your patio! To check out this three bedroom, two bath fishing oasis, click here.

Western Montana Luxury Homes for Sale in West Fork

Sandhill Ridge

A brand new community is now accepting applications at Sandhill Ridge. There will be 35 homes on premier lots that range from 1 to 2.29 acres. You can choose different models, personalize your home and even pick the location you want! Plus, these homes are just outside of the big city so you can enjoy lower energy bills and property taxes while experiencing all of the great schools, excellent healthcare, outdoor activities, entertainment, food, and more that Montana has to offer. For more information about this community, click here.

Your Sandhill Ridge fireplace awaits!

Forest Hills

Another option is to buy a lot in Forest Hills. Just south of Missoula in the Bitterroot Valley, you’ll find 185 acres ready for you. Whether you want to ride horses, experience world-class fly-fishing, camp, hike, or have fun on another outdoor adventure, this is the area for you! To learn more about Forest Hills, click here.

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Bitterroot River Retreat

Looking for the ultimate, Montana luxury home? Check out the Bitterroot River Retreat here. This is an exclusive listing you won’t find on the MLS. It’s a historical gem that was the final, summer home of Otto “Mose” Teller, the renowned conservationist. With over 3900 square feet of space and beautiful views everywhere, you’ll enjoy fantastic fishing experiences and be able to come home to many amenities including a private Jacuzzi, customized office, chef’s kitchen, artist’s studio, workout room, two-car heated garage, and much more!

Enjoy your Bitterroot River Retreat in Montana!

There Are Western Montana Homes For Sale to Meet Your Needs Right Now!

Whether you are looking for cost-effective living in Big Sky country, luxury homes and ranches for sale in Montana or Bitterroot Valley real estate for sale, your new home is waiting for you. Let me help you find and purchase exactly what you are looking for… before the competition finds it.

To learn more, please contact me at 406.240.6497 or [email protected]

Enjoy fly fishing right outside your door at this Western Montana luxury home at West Fork!

Looking for Western Montana Luxury Homes for Sale?

This Bitterroot Valley log cabin just went on the market at the coveted, West Fork area!

If you have been searching for the perfect, Western Montana luxury homes for sale, you’re inWestern Montana Luxury Homes for Sale in West Fork for a treat. This Swedish-coved log home, West Fork Retreat just went on the market.

Right next to the West Fork Bitterroot River, you’ll have clear-running water all year long and some of the best rainbow and brown trout in the state, right outside your door.

Located on more than 12 manicured acres, this is one of the Western Montana luxury homes for sale that is rarely available. It will go fast!

Garage and storage space at West Fork Retreat.

This fly-fishing lodge offers more than 2500 square feet of space, completely paved, four-season access to the home, high-end granite countertops, tiled floors, a native rock fireplace with a Maynard Guldenhaur wood stove, and formal and informal dining.

Plus, there is  a heated three-car garage, a master suite on the main floor, and many other, amenities. 

Relax with friends in your West Fork Retreat kitchen!Guests can relax in two bedrooms with a full bath and gathering area upstairs. And if you, or your visitors, would like more privacy, there is a separate, guest cottage with numerous amenities just outside of the main residence.

You can step outside the expansive deck downstairs and enjoy a hot tub or sauna for some peace and quiet. Best of all, you can easily cast your fishing line any time of the day on your private, second deck. Here, the bend of the river creates natural boulders and quiet ponds where large fish love to gather.

If you want to experience more of the great, outdoors with wildlife, flowers, pine trees, and much more, the West Fork Ranger District provides a multitude of choices from short day-trips all the way to extended back-country adventures.

Catch some fish at West Fork!Hiking at Trapper Peak Trailhead and exceptional, downhill skiing at Lost Trail Powder Mountain, are just a short drive away. Plus, Highway 93 is only 11 miles away and the exclusive, Triple Creek Resort is nearby as well.

You can enjoy all of the entertainment, restaurants, shopping, and more that Western Montana has to offer, and then return home to your own, private retreat right in the heart of the beautiful Bitterroot River.

The lodge is move-in ready and waiting for you!

To learn more about this exclusive, fly-fishing lodge and other Western Montana luxury homes for sale, please contact me at 406.240.6497 or [email protected]

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Time for the Skwala Hatch in the Bitterroot Valley

Enjoy This Anticipated Event in Western Montana

It’s time for the most anticipated event in the Bitterroot Valley of Western Montana… the Skwala Hatch!

This is when spring arrives and the Skwala come out near the Bitterroot River. And when the Skwala come out, so do the trout… in record numbers.

Basically, Skwala are stonefly bugs that hatch around March and April, and trout love them. These bugs provide a big meal that the trout haven’t had since winter began so they come out in droves to feast. The good news is that the fish haven’t been duped by fake “bug” lures for several months, and have completely forgotten about them. This means you might have a better chance of catching some big trout this time of year.

However, there are a few things to keep in mind, especially if you are just visiting the Bitterroot Valley and the Skwala Hatch for the first time.

  • Check with a seasoned pro.

While the news may make it sounds like catching trout during Skwala season is easy peasy, you have to be in just the right place at just the right time. Before you head out, talk to a local who has extensive experience catching fish during this time of year. They can give you tips on where to go, what to do and when, and more.

  • Go against the crowd.

The Skwala Hatch is a big deal in Western Montana and the population of fishing enthusiasts expands overnight. With this in mind, you can avoid the crowds and have better luck if you go to the “unpopular” locations. Talk to your local expert and find a place that is “off the beaten path.” Not only will you avoid the competition, your fishing spot will probably provide more peace and relaxation so you can actually enjoy your time on the river!

  • Listen, Watch and Learn.

Pay attention to others who plan to fish in the area. Many newbies will go before the sun rises because that’s when they usually fish in their hometown. However, the trout tend to like the warmer water that comes later in the day. If you wait to go out in the afternoon, you might have a better chance of catching more fish. Also, if you hear a lot of tourist chitchat about when and where they are going to fish, you’ll know it’s a good idea to avoid what they’re going to do!

As a local, these are some of the tips I’ve heard from the resident, fishing pros. For more information on the Skwala Hatch, you can read more here.

Have fun, and if you’d like to fish here all year long as a local, contact me at 406.240.6497 or [email protected]. I’ll help you find the perfect Western Montana home!

Sandhill Ridge, Montana is ready for you!

How to Find the Perfect, Bitterroot Valley Luxury Homes

5 Things to Look for to Enjoy Western Montana Living Now

Spring is almost here. The snow is melting. The birds are singing, and the perfect, Bitterroot Valley luxury homes are waiting for you! If you are thinking of moving the Big Sky Country to enjoy Western Montana living, now is your chance! There are many opportunities available to purchase your dream home in this beautiful area. However, there are a few things to watch out for before you begin the search process.

With this in mind, here are…

5 Tips to Find Bitterroot Valley Luxury Homes Now!

1. Look outside the popular areas.

Start a new business in MontanaYou’ve probably heard of the big cities like Missoula, Billings, Bozeman, and more. These can be packed with tourists, lots of traffic… and big prices.

When you start your search for a new home, look at areas close to the popular areas. This way, you can experience all of the amenities, entertainments, shopping, and more that the big cities have to offer while avoiding all the people, taxes, fees and more.

2. Find an experienced, real estate expert to help you.

Don’t try to search for all of the Bitterroot Valley luxury homes that might work for you on your own. Instead, find an experienced real estate agent who lives in the area. This is the only way you can find the “hidden gems,” really get the inside scoop on the local communities, crime reports, schools, important events, and more.

Plus, an experienced expert can show you exactly what you’re looking for, do all of the paperwork for you, negotiate a great deal, and provide a smooth and successful process for your move.

3. Find “Green” homes to save energy.

Did you know that you can save on your energy bills, breathe healthier air and get more value out of your home when it is built with environmentally-friendly methods?

Specifically, there are specific companies in the Bitterroot Valley that specialize in creating “green” homes. Tamarack Construction has been in the area for years and is known for creating custom-made homes using Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs). These SIPs help to keep you comfortable year-round with healthier internal air, and they block cold and hot outdoor air from getting inside to help reduce your energy bills.

4. Don’t give up because of prices!

The Bitterroot Valley is a popular place to live because it is known as “The Banana Belt” of Montana. Here, you have fairly mild temperatures year-round, but you still get to enjoy all of the seasons… and the fun outdoor activities that come with them. Because of this, you’ll find extremely high home prices in many areas. Don’t let this discourage you! Instead, let your real estate expert help you.

For example, are you aware of the new community at Sandhill Ridge? Here, you’ll find Bitterroot Valley luxury homes at various, affordable price-points. This new area is minutes away from Missoula so you can enjoy all of the excitement the city has to offer and then drive to the quiet, peaceful surroundings of your home.

5. Create your custom home.

Enjoy Sandhill Ridge in Montana!When you view different, Bitterroot Valley luxury homes in the area, keep in mind that you can customize a home to make it your own. Initially, you may have a picture in your head of your perfect, Montana dream home and may not find exactly what you want. Don’t let this stop you!

Remember, there are many experienced designers, contractors, builders, and more in the area who can help you. Work with your real estate agent to find the right people, location and more to build your dream home!

Montana is Waiting for You!

If you want to find Bitterroot Valley luxury homes that meet your specifications and budget, now is the time to start looking. There are new communities opening outside of the popular and expensive cities and many local experts who can help you create the home you want quickly and cost-effectively today!

Want to find Bitterroot Valley luxury homes to meet your needs and start the dream of Western Montana living? Contact Cindi Hayne for more information at 406.240.6497 or [email protected]

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Green Living in Western Montana Luxury Homes

It May Be Time to Move to Help the Environment and Your Health!

If you are considering Western Montana luxury homes right now, be sure to look at all the benefits of “green living.” Building a home to meet environmentally friendly standards was something many people did in the past out of necessity. But, things have changed. Today, home buyers are looking for green features to save money and enjoy more benefits while helping to reduce their imprint on natural resources.

For example, did you know that you can:Enjoy Sandhill Ridge in Montana!

  • Save up to 10% on your annual energy bills and be more comfortable by sealing air leaks and adding the appropriate insulation per Energy Star.
  • Get more for your home as the U.S. Green Building Council indicates that, “green homes sell at higher prices and faster than comparable, conventional homes.”
  • Avoid illness from indoor air pollution with the appropriate insulation, filters, air units, and more. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency states that, “the individual presenting with environmentally associated symptoms is apt to have been exposed to airborne substances originating not outdoors, but indoors.”

What’s lurking in your home?

With this in mind, what pollutants are in your current home? Are they making you and your family sick?

What about your energy bills? Is your heated air going right through the walls due to poor insulation?

If your current home was not built with green features, you may be damaging more than just the environment! Maybe, it’s time for a move?

Green Living in Western Montana Luxury Homes at an Affordable Price

If you want to move to a healthier environment, save money and enjoy the great outdoors, there is a perfect opportunity available now in Sandhill Ridge. This is a brand new community in Ravalli County, Montana.The Covey - Sandhill Ridge

These are Western Montana luxury homes, but they are affordable. This is because you are not right in the dense, popular areas for skiing, hunting and other, outdoor adventures. However, you are just minutes away. This means you can enjoy all of the benefits of what Montana has to offer, without paying “city” prices or being surrounded by a big population of people. You can escape to your own “Big Sky Country” oasis!

Plus, this community of environmentally friendly homes in Montana is being built by Tamarack Construction. They have extensive experience building energy-efficient homes made with “green” construction methods. For example, your custom-made home will include Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs). This insulated system offers lower utility costs and a one-year builder warranty. You can work with their in-house team to custom design your home and personalize it with various upgrades such as floor-plans options, basement additions, location choices, and more.

“It is estimated that by 2018, the green, single-family housing market will represent about 40 percent of the market, and 84 percent of all residential construction will have sustainable features,” per the U.S. Green Building Council.

Green living is here to stay. Are you ready to move into your environmentally-friendly Montana home and enjoy better health, cost savings, and the great outdoors only Big Sky Country has to offer?

To learn more about living in Western Montana luxury homes, please contact Cindi Hayne for more information at 406.240.6497 or [email protected]