Over 3,000± feet of frontage on the well known West Fork of the Bitterroot River, The Historic Alta Ranch is the second largest land holding in the upper West Fork. Located 40 minutes south of Hamilton with paved year around access the ranch features two large trout ponds plus Painted Rocks Reservoir just down the road. 3,200± sf log lodge with upscale kitchen and western finishes plus 4 cabins with full kitchens and baths. 3 stall horse barn and storage for river rafts, ATV’s, tractor and more. The ranch has been used as both a private family retreat and for income production with cabin rentals and wedding events. Ride the many trails in the area and enjoy the skeet shooting range plus back country hiking. Same ownership for many years. Don’t miss this great opportunity.
The 4 cabins range in sleeping capacity from 4 to 12 individuals, all with full kitchens and baths. There is a large barn with 3 horse stalls and a large open area for hay or equipment storage.
The valley floor has a 50± acre meadow with sufficient grass production to support hay harvesting and pasture for horses and other livestock. This area has a landing strip for airplanes, a covered area for weddings and other outdoor events and a skeet/trap range! In addition there are several ponds with the largest having large rainbow trout for guest fishing and for canoes and boats to cruise around the pond in.
The Ranch has 200 plus acres of mountains side with roads and trails that borders Forest Service providing great trail riding and snowmobiling trails for guests or residents. The Forest Service interface provides access to the Frank W. Church Wilderness Area.
The Ranch supports various wildlife: elk, deer, moose, rocky mountain sheep, wild turkeys, numerous wildfowl and bald eagles.
The Ranch has the added benefit of being close to hot springs, to include Lost Trail Hot springs and more importantly Lost Trail Ski area. This is a premier ski area receiving 300± inches of snow annually and has a groomed cross country area practically next door.
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