Find total privacy and seclusion on this ranch for sale just minutes from Bigfork, Montana in Flathead County. The property at 190 Black Bear Lane is absolutely a one of kind and offers a unique opportunity to any buyer. Being surrounded on 3 sides by state wilderness area exposes the owner to over 2 million acres of public land for their enjoyment and use. The adjoining Bob Marshall Wilderness Area area is the 5th largest wilderness in the lower 48 states.
The improvements located on the property were meticulously designed and crafted from the finest materials. The main lodge and guest quarters are synonymous with the luxurious Western Montana culture and will exceed the expectations of anyone in this market. The appeal of this property will catch the attention of everyone from Hollywood’s elite to the rancher from Texas.
The owner of this extremely rare property will enjoy some of the finest hunting opportunities Montana has to offer including trophy whitetail deer, elk, mule deer, and more. One of the most intriguing attributes of this ranch is the ability to observe the Grizzly Bear that occasionally visit the property. Imagine sipping your morning coffee overlooking the 1.5± acre spring fed lake and seeing a Grizzly Bear with a backdrop of pines and snow capped mountains.
Bigfork, Montana is a getaway destination for so many because of its breathtaking natural beauty, numerous lakes, world class fishing and unbelievable hunting opportunities. Bigfork is also home to Flathead Lake which is the largest natural freshwater lake in the lower 48 west of the Mississippi with over 180 miles of shoreline covering over 200 square miles of water. 190 Black Bear Lane embodies everything that is the Montana experience.
The 3 story main lodge is 5,389 sq ft of pure western Montana rustic elegance. The main home has 4 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, media and game room with bar, large office and 3 car garage. You will find granite and high end finishes throughout. The heart of this home is definitely the living room with its floor to ceiling river rock fireplace, soaring ceilings and wall of windows overlooking the lake perfectly framed with pines and snow capped mountains in the background. The furnishings in the home are separately available for purchase.
Detached 2 car garage/shop has a very nice guest living quarters upstairs that is extremely well appointed, but still has all of the rustic character synonymous with main lodge.
Secluded guest cabin with fireplace, exposed beams, fireplace and porch is perfectly tucked beneath the pines and adds to the overall appeal and feel of this magnificent property.
68± acres of mixed land consisting of approximately 11 acres of manicured and cleared meadow around the improvements and approximately 9 acres of completely cleared grass pasture. The balance of the land is covered with pines and has trails throughout. There is a 1.5± acre spring fed lake just steps from the main lodge that has a healthy population of rainbow trout. In addition to the lake there are 2 creeks (Birch Creek and Rocky Creek) that traverse the ranch. Rocky Creek flows through the entire lenght of the property, while Birch Creek only skirts the SE corner.
Trophy Whitetail Deer
Trophy Mule Deer
The ranch is accessed by an owned driveway (not an easement) that is roughly a mile long and crosses state wilderness. This driveway is the ONLY vehicular access in this portion of public property. The ranch is located 5.6± air miles NE of downtown Bigfork and 15.5± air miles SE of Kalispell.
*Echo Lake (warm water) is only 2.25± driving miles west of the ranch. Echo Lake is a popular lake for water sports and boating due to the warmer water temperatures.
Bigfork – 16 min
Kalispell – 30 min
Glacier Park International Airport – 37 min
Missoula – 2 hr
This property is offered in cooperation with Denise Lang, Broker of National Parks Realty. Denise can be reached at 406-249-1758
Spring Fed Lake
Live Water Creeks