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Bitterroot Valley luxury homes at Sandhill Ridge

You Can Afford Bitterroot Valley Luxury Homes at Sandhill Ridge Now!

Escape the Winter Blues in a Beautiful, New Montana Home

The holidays are over, and the snow, ice and cold weather of the season are here. Instead of dreading this time of year and counting the days down until summer, why not make the most of it?

Now, you can actually look forward to winter in the new, Bitterroot Valley luxury homes in Montana at Sandhill Ridge.

Western Montana Living - Bitterroot Valley Luxury HomesYou’ve seen people enjoy the beautiful scenery, friendly people and extensive, outdoor activities available in Montana on television and in movies. It looks like a fantastic place to raise a family or just enjoy the great outdoors, but it’s just too expensive. Right? Wrong! The good news is…

Sandhill Ridge allows you to enjoy Montana’s Bitterroot Valley luxury homes at an affordable price!

Unlike the surrounding areas packed with people, here you’ll enjoy lower property taxes and energy bills while still having access to the mild winters, entertainment, dining, shopping, and more found in the Bitterroot Valley.

Plus, you won’t believe everything you get in this community! Amenities include:

The Neighborhood

  • 35 Homes on lots ranging from 1 – 2.29 acres
  • 65 acres with 25 acres of open space, common areas and future community garden
  • Developed by Premier Builder Tamarack Construction with over 20 years’ experience
  • Homes designed by architect David A. Schlechten, A.I.A. & Associates
  • Interior choices selected by award-winning designer Becky Broeder Designs
  • Paved roads and private walking trails
  • Value Added Covenants
  • Natural gas and underground power to every home
  • Well and septic system included

ConstructionEnjoy Western Montana living at Sandhill Ridge.

  • Structural Insulated Panel System providing Energy Efficient homes offering 40% – 60% less energy usage
  • Heat Recovery Ventilation System
  • Conditioned Crawl Space
  • Passive Radon Vent
  • Blower Door Test on every home
  • Built to or above current Uniform Building Codes

Home Exterior

  • Gutters and downspouts included
  • Deck, patio or hard surface landing area included at all exit doors
  • Asphalt Driveway
  • Garage apron
  • Allowance for back deck or patio, lot choice will dictate this option
  • Energy Efficient high-quality fiberglass windows
  • Insulated, steel backed garage doors
  • Insulated fiberglass exterior doors
  • 50-year product warranty on Diamond Kote LP siding
  • Irrigation stub-out for back yard
  • Front Yard Landscaping Package included which is a $2,500 value
  • Hose Bibs on front and back of home
  • Perimeter of each lot will be hydro-seeded and re-vegetated with natural grasses

Home InteriorEnjoy Bitterroot Valley Luxury Homes of your dreams!

  • Air conditioning and force air heating system with electronic temperature control
  • Solid Hemlock wood interior doors throughout
  • Entry door with leaded glass
  • High-quality shelving in all closets
  • 6” Hemlock clear base trim
  • 4” Hemlock window casing
  • Adobe style texture throughout
  • Custom cabinets throughout
  • Cabinet choice of Wood Type, Stains or Paint Grade included

KitchenBitterroot Valley Luxury Homes -Sandhill Ridge

  • Double-basin drop-in stainless-steel sink
  • Stainless steel General Electric Energy Star rated appliances
  • Gas Stove/Oven, Cabinet Depth Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal included
  • Laminate countertops and backsplash
  • LVT flooring
  • Under Cabinet lighting
  • Soft Close drawers
  • Ample Storage

Living AreaA Bitterroot Valley Retreat Kitchen of Your Dreams

  • Vaulted ceilings, timber accents
  • Cable lighting, monospots and ceiling fan
  • Gas fireplace with remote temperature control as additional heat source
  • Cultured stone on fireplace with solid reclaimed wood mantle
  • Sliding doors to patio or decks
  • Carpeted flooring

All BedroomsThe Bitterroot River Retreat of your dreams

  • Carpeted Flooring
  • Solid Wood Closet Doors
  • Bright and Cheery Rooms

Master Bathrooms

  • Full sized tile walk in showers. Glass door enclosure on some models
  • 36” high countertops with laminate tops
  • LVT flooring

Guest BathroomsSandhill Ridge Room Montana

  • 36” high counters with laminate tops
  • Fiberglass shower/tub
  • LVT Flooring

Laundry

  • Stainless-steel sink
  • Folding area
  • Owner-provided washer and dryer

GarageBitterroot Valley Luxury Homes -Sandhill Ridge Laundry

  • Interior to be sheet-rocked, taped and primed
  • SIP panels in garage for added insulation
  • Full sized Garage Doors
  • Windows for Natural Lighting

Options and Upgrades

  • Extensive color and material upgrades offered
  • Floorplan flexibility offered for additional bedrooms, unfinished basements and additional garage bays

Sandhill Ridge offers Bitterroot Valley luxury homes for everyone!

I’ve been doing real estate for a long time here in Montana, and this is definitely a unique community worth reviewing… especially at the price point.

If you are ready to find out more, please give me a call. I’d love to tell you all about the properties and get your perfect new home reserved before someone else takes it first!

Contact Cindi Hayne for more information at 406.240.6497 or [email protected]

Western Montana Living – Make Resolutions a Reality!

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions Come True Easily in The Bitterroot Valley, Montana

Very few people achieve their New Year’s resolutions (some stats are as low as 8%), but it doesn’t have to be this way… especially if you enjoy Western Montana living in the Bitterroot Valley!

You see, research indicates that you need to make a mindset shift in your brain to increase your chances of accomplishing your resolutions. According to the recent article in Fast Company, “How can you keep your New Year’s resolutions” by Kathleen Davis, you need to:

“Find your motivation,” “make failure more painful,” and “create a plan for dealing with setbacks,” among other things. With all of this in mind, here are some…

Tips to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions a Reality – Bitterroot Valley Style!

Find activities you love to do.

If you want to lose weight and get in better shape, it’s important to find activities you like to do. For example, instead of going to the gym, how about taking a hike outside and enjoying all of the beauty Western Montana has to offer?Skwalla Montana fly fishing - Western Montana Living

You can also ride a horse, snow mobile, fish, hunt, and more. And if it’s too cold outside, how about spending time playing games with your family indoors?You can also do workouts in front of a large window. This way, the time will fly by as you watch all of the animals and birds outside playing in the falling snow.

Move to a better location!

When you look at your life and surroundings, do you like what you see? If you are stressed out by a small apartment, noise neighbors, traffic jams, and more, maybe it’s time to look at moving.

Did you see my recent post on the Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Western Montana Living in 2019?

Right now, there are affordable and beautiful homes available in Sandhill Ridge, Forest Hills, and more. I can help you find the perfect home for you and your family within your budget. If you are looking for a luxury log cabin, I can help you there, too!

Set goals.

To make your dreams a reality, it just takes some planning. If you want to lose weight and get in better shape, create small, daily goals that work for you.If you want to move to a better location for a happier, healthier life for you and your family, figure out how you can make that happen by finding a new job, getting a real estate expert to help you, and more.

Make 2019 the Year Your Dreams Come True!

Instead of listening to all of the hype about failed resolutions that don’t materialize, why not look at the positive side of things? By figuring out exactly what you want, setting small, daily tasks to accomplish your goals and getting help from the right people, you can change your life for the better.

I’m here if you need me as I’d love to help you make your Western Montana living dreams a reality in 2019!

Contact me for more information at 406.240.6497 or [email protected]

Own your own Bitterroot River Retreat and Bitterroot Valley luxury homes in Montana!

Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Western Montana Living in 2019

Now is the time to move to the Bitterroot Valley

You see television shows like Yellowstone, Log Cabin Kings, and more, and the great outdoors calls to you. Your small home or apartment in the city is getting old, and Western Montana living looks really good.

But, it’s too expensive and difficult to move to Big Sky Country right now… or is it? Now is the perfect time to make a life change. The New Year is right around the corner, but there are also…

Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Western Montana Living in 2019

1. It’s affordable.
Get property now in Forest Hills Montana - Western Montana LivingPreviously, only the wealthy could afford a beautiful home in the heart of Montana beauty. But now, there are brand new communities opening that are cost-effective and offer lower tax rates. Check out Sandhill Ridge, Forest Hills and Florence.

2. Your kids will get a good education… indoors and out.
Some of the best schools in Montana are located in the Bitterroot Valley. In fact, U.S. News and World Report just ranked Florence-Carlton High School as the seventh, best high school in Montana.Plus, your kids will want to spend time outdoors skiing, fishing, hunting, exploring, and doing all of the other, exciting activities this area has to offer. They will receive a hands-on education about nature and wildlife away from their cell phones.

3. All amenities of the big city are here.
While you might be surrounded by a quiet natural environment, you can still enjoy high-quality shopping, bars, restaurants, movie theaters, shows, and much more. Missoula is just a few minutes away so if you move to the Bitterroot Valley, you won’t have to give up all of the “city comforts” you have now.

4. People hold the door for you.Skwalla fly fishing in Montana - Western Montana sports and recreation
This is not a cold, big city. People are especially friendly and kind here. You will always be greeted with a warm welcome and a big smile! It might take some time to get used to, but Montana locals are known for their hospitality. Get ready to meet positive people who love life!

5. There is something for everyone.
Whether you are an entrepreneur who wants to grow your business, a quiet person who just likes to relax at home, an outgoing volunteer who likes to get involved with numerous clubs, charities, sporting activities, and more, or something else, the Bitterroot Valley has you covered.
It’s a great business environment, a wonderful place to raise a family and get involved with the community, and a good home where you can enjoy as much, or as little, of what this beautiful location has to offer.

Is it time to make your home in the Bitterroot Valley and enjoy Western Montana living?

These are just a few of the reasons to consider a move to Montana. If you are looking for a change in 2019, Montana offers a positive environment with affordable housing, great schools and plenty of activities for the entire family.

Want to find out more?

Contact me for more information at 406.240.6497 or [email protected]

Sandhill Ridge, Montana is ready for you!

Have You Seen Sandhill Ridge In Montana?

Enjoy a piece of Western Montana for your very own!

Enjoy Montana living at Sandhill Ridge!Several months ago, I told you about the brand new community in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana known as Sandhill Ridge.

They are in the process of building thirty-five homes on premier lots ranging from 1 to 2.29 acres, and these are beauties.

Not only can you choose different models and personalize the look and feel with your favorite colors, styles, upgrades, floor plan, and more, you can also choose the location you want… if you act quickly.

These beautiful homes are perfect for those who have always wanted to experience the Montana “Big Sky” lifestyle, without the large price.

Property taxes, energy bills and more are lower here. But, you still get to enjoy all of the outdoor sports and recreation activities, cultural events, restaurants, shopping, healthcare, and more found in the more popular, Montana cities.

It’s a wonderful, family environment with friendly people, great schools and a plentitude of things to do for people of all ages.

The experienced team at Tamarack Construction is currently working on several new homes that are energy-efficient, made with “green” construction methods and include Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs).

Check out these photos:

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Is Sandhill Ridge in Montana your new home?

There is a complete, local sales team ready to answer your questions and guide you through the purchasing process using preferred lenders and a nationally recognized interior design coordinator.

This area is developing quickly, and now is your chance to get exactly what you want, where you want it and enjoy your very own “Big Sky” Montana home.

Contact Cindi Hayne for more information at 406.240.6497 or [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

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Hamilton, Montana Named Most Charming Town in State

MSN Gives Bitterroot Valley Destination Top Ranking

Start a business in MontanaWell, it’s official. Hamilton, Montana has just been named the most charming town in the state per MSN. Of course, we knew this all along, but it proves our point that this is a great place to live, work and play!

Located in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana, the area is known for its beautiful, natural surroundings and loads of outdoor activities including: world-class fly fishing, hiking trails, animal/bird watching, skiing, and all kinds of wilderness adventures you won’t find anywhere else.

The population is growing, but Hamilton continues to hold onto its small-town charm while having all of the conveniences of a big city. Here, you’ll find delicious food and drinks, artwork and shopping experiences unique to the local area.

For example, top-rated restaurants include:

Nap’s Grill

Spice Of Life Cafe and Catering

Bouilla

Taste of Paris

And you’ll want some great beverages, too! Check out:

Higherground Brewing Company

Bitter Root Brewery

Big Creek Coffee Roasters

Mineshaft Pasty Co and Coffee House

After eating and drinking to your heart’s content, you can walk around town and find some great shopping at:

Ford’s Department Store

Murdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply

Bitterroot Trading Post

Montana Bliss Artworks

Art Focus

This is just a small portion of what this great town has to offer. Come and visit this summer, and take a look around.

You might just want to move here! And if that’s the case, give me a call, and I will help you find the perfect house so you can call Hamilton, Montana home!

And if you’d like to see some of the Hamilton, Montana homes listed now, check out:Enjoy your Bitterroot River Retreat in Montana!

Bitterroot River Retreat (Wait until you see this one!)

Stock Farm Luxury Home

Mill Creek Hideaway

Arrow Hill Drive

For more information on these properties, and Hamilton, Montana, please contact me at 406.240.6497 or via email at [email protected]

 

 

Own your own Bitterroot River Retreat and Bitterroot Valley luxury homes in Montana!

This Bitterroot River Retreat Can Be Yours

Are you ready for fly fishing in Montana?

Enjoy your Bitterroot River Retreat in Montana!If you’ve ever dreamed of fly fishing in Montana and escaping the hustle and bustle of city life, this Bitterroot River Retreat can be yours! It’s summer, and a great time to be outdoors.

Just minutes from Hamilton, Montana, the Bitterroot River Retreat is a historical property which was once the final summer home of famed conservationist, Otto “Mose: Teller. Now, these more than 17 acres of land can be yours.

From your riverside cabin-style home, you can walk out your door and start fly fishing!

There is a main house (3900+ square feet) that is completed with 1500+ square feet of covered and screened-in porches. The exterior has a maintenance-free corten roof and rough edge pine board-on-board siding.

As you walk in, you are greeted with slate, pine, a wood stove, and a custom chandelier… not to mention beautiful views of the Bitterroot River through the picture windows. You’ll see diverse textiles with river rock hearth, reclaimed Brentwood siding, and direct and indirect lighting… adding a sense of overall comfort.

And your guests will enjoy their bath with a Montana “feel”!

It includes: a river stone shower, copper showerhead, custom vanity with copper miners basin, reclaimed wood wainscoting, and miner’s lanterns.

On the main level, you’ll discover your master suite with two walk-in closets and a large Jacuzzi soaking tub, heated stone floors and other amenities. You’ll also find an office with a custom desk, built-in bookshelves and solid double-sliding-doors… for those times when you’re not enjoying the river and great outdoors.

And you’ll love to entertain in the chef’s kitchen.

Here, you’ll find granite slab countertops with a copper backsplash, custom-reclaimed oak cabinetry, a Viking 6-burner cooktop, double ovens with a separate warming drawer, and a refrigerator freezer. Plus, there is a hammered copper double sink, Bosch dishwasher, Sharp microwave drawer, and extra storage space with a butler’s pantry.

In addition to the kitchen, there are four dining areas including a formal dining room, dining nook, counter bar and screen entertainment porch.

Upstairs, there is a focus on guest rooms. Here, your friends and family can relax in the two, separate ensuite guest rooms (with heated floors in the bathrooms). There is also a second office and a gathering area which overlooks the living room below.

The home also offers an artist’s studio, a workout room, a separate room to make your own, a two-car heated garage for full-size vehicles, and an extra garage bay with additional storage. There is also a game room above the garage with a full bath and two, built-in extra-long twin beds.

With a beautiful garden, gated entry and security system, you’ll love the privacy and beauty of your new property… with access to the airport and city just minutes away.

These are just a few, key points of this wonderful, Bitterroot River Retreat home. To find out more, click here or contact me directly at 406-240-6497 or [email protected].