Sun River Valley Home & Acreage, Great Falls, Montana
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LOCATION: The Sun River Valley Home & Acreage is located three plus miles west of the small town of Sun River, off Highway 89 in the Sun River Valley. Great Falls, Montana is a short 23 miles away.
Augusta, Montana, the stepping off point into the Rocky Mountain Front and the Bob Marshall and Scapegoat Wilderness areas, an approximately 30 miles to the west.
LOCALE: Great falls is Montana's third largest city, located on the Missouri River among the five falls that were both a magnificent spectacle and formidable barrier to early river travel. This area held great significance for the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The explorers were forced to spend nearly a month portaging around the falls in June 1805. Great Falls is home to the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. www.fs.fed.us/r1/lewisclark/lcic/
In 1882, Paris Gibson, a Minneapolis city planner and engineer, recognized the potential in the area's abundant resources and central location, and with the backing of railroad magnate James J. Hill, became the city's first developer. Eight years later, the first of five dams to harness the mighty Missouri were completed. Gibson's legacy was a carefully planned city incorporating 56 parks – a heritage of beauty that makes Great Falls unique today.
Great Falls has a metro area population of approximately 80,000 and enjoys a moderate climate with clean, pure air, low humidity and long days of sunshine. “Chinook” winds make most winter days warmer and more pleasant. Great Falls is where the mountains meet the plains and straddles the mighty Missouri River and the smaller Sun River in the heart of some of Montana's best farm and ranch land. Great Falls is home to an International Airport. Go to www.greatfalls.net for more information about Great Falls and surrounding area.
Central Montana is the real west that famed cowboy artist Charlie Russell loved to paint. The legendary Western Artist, Charlie Russell learned the ways of the cowboy and mountain man here in Central Montana, and the landscape and drama that unfolded here as they settled the west inspired many of his most famous paintings. For more information on Charlie Russell to www.cmrussell.org
Great Falls is the medical hub for Central Montana, serving over fifteen counties and more than 225,000 residents. Benefis Health System brings the largest hospital to Montana and the largest non-governmental employer in the greater Great Falls area, with 2,300+ employees. Go to www.benefis.org for more information on Benefis Health System.
Agriculture, livestock and defense form the backbone of the industrial base, which supports Great Falls. As a trade center, Great Falls markets more of Montana's grain and livestock production than any other city.
ACREAGE: The Sun River Valley Home & Acreage is comprised a total of 70.02 total acres with 14.82 acres flood irrigated tame pasture. This tame pasture is predominately Smooth Brome grass and is irrigated with water from the Fort Shaw Irrigation District.
The remaining 65.20 acres is a good stand of native grasses having a Cottonwood Tree canopy cover. The northern portion of this acreage adjoins the Sun River.
There are two warm water creeks that flow through this acreage, thus providing livestock water year around.
HOME: This home was originally built in 1930. There has been several additions made to the original home over the years and a complete remodel was completed in 2016. This is a single level ranch style home having 2100 square feet of living space.
A large master bedroom with a spacious bathroom was an addition done in approximately 2002, complete with a large jetted tub and separate shower.
The home also supports two additional nice sized bedrooms, one having a walk in closet. All the bedrooms have new carpet. This home also supports a second full bathroom.
The kitchen, living and dining room area is all one big spacious open area. The kitchen has hickory cabinets, title floor and new appliances.
The living room having laminated wood floors, brick wood burning fireplace and sliding glass doors that bring the outside in.
The dining room also having laminated wood floors and large picture window.
A mud/utility room are also an open concept area with room for a washer/dryer and freezer. Tile flooring is found in this area. A nice wood deck having 363 square feet of outdoor space is situated on this mud/utility room.
This home has a new Ruud 96% efficiency propane furnace with electric Ruud air conditioning and water softener.
Throughout the home are large windows that bring the outside in.
A nice wood deck having 363 square feet of outdoor space is situated on this mud/utility room.
Outside is a nice yard area with underground sprinklers and a large fenced garden area.
The home is situated within a designated flood plain and requires flood insurance.
The well that services water to the home is not a filed well and no records found for its depth or gallons per minute.
SHOP: Built in 2015 with 1440 square feet of space. Construction is a pole frame building with metal siding. The walls are 14 foot walls with two overhead doors, one is a 10 foot door, the second is 12 foot door, partly insulated and well wired with lots of outlets. Heated with propane heat.
IRRIGATION: Irrigation water is supplied from the Fort Shaw Irrigation Company and there are approximately 30 water shares with this property. Yearly irrigation costs are approximately $22 per share plus $100/year for equipment upgrades.
RECREATION: The Sun River Valley Home & Acreage is centrally located in the heart of some of Montana’s premier recreational opportunities out your front door. The Sun River that can be accessed from this property and offers good trout fishing. The Cottonwood Tree cover offers great habitat for Pheasant & White Tail Deer population found on this acreage. For information on fishing and hunting go to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks web site at http://fwp.statet.mt.us/
TAXES: 2016 taxes are estimated at $1,791
PRICE: $450,000 CASH
BROKERS COMMENTS: The Sun River Valley Home & Acreage is, without question a premiere property situated in the scenic Sun River Valley. Productive irrigated tame pasture would support a few cattle and horses. The property offers a comfortable home, shop, & corrals.
DISCLOSURE NOTE: The information contained herein has been supplied by the Owner to Holiday Realty and/or compiled by Holiday Realty from other sources believed to be reliable. All information contained herein is not guaranteed to be accurate and the reader of this brochure should independently verify all such information, i.e., the number of acres involved, classification of those acres, carrying capacity, estimates of productivity or yield, water rights, etc. Maps are for orientation purposes only. Boundary lines are drawn as accurately as possible, but are not exact. These maps are not to be construed as either a survey or a legal description. Acreages are stated for information only. This property is being sold by the tract or unit and exact acreage’s are not warranted or guaranteed by the seller or agent.
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