Ranches For Sale In Montana – Montana Ranchettes
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Lazy J Ranch, Three Forks, Montana – 204 Acres – $12,750,000 – MLS 366801 –
The Lazy J River Ranch with 200+ acres surrounded by large ranches, a mile of Jefferson River, and sweeping views of 5 mountain ranges will allure the outdoor enthusiast who seeks adventure, peace and tranquility.
Home – River – Horse Barn – Workshop – Apartment – Fencing
As one of Montana’s finest “recreational” ranches set in the charming, western town of Three Forks, home to 4 blue ribbon rivers, Copper City Biking, Headwaters State Park, the Lazy J river ranch will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark.
Your modern Scandinavian complex was deliberately designed to connect your soul to nature with seamless indoor/outdoor spaces, trails through rich riparian and wooded areas teeming with upland birds, big game, fox, beaver and private river access to enjoy its boundless beauty.
Whether you’re an equestrian, angler, hunter or just want respite from the world, The Lazy J Ranch will certainly enchant. Not many places remain where you can live off the land, fish from your shores or saddle up and ride into town for a burger/beer.
No Zoning. No Covenants. Just Freedom. Minutes to Bozeman and our international Airport.
Chart 1: Ranch acreage price in 2022 is $1,320/acre, down from 2021’s $1,600/acre.
Chart 2: Average Days on Market is 520 DOM, up from 2021’s 310 DOM.
Chart 3: Active Ranch Listings is 51 this month. Last year the number was 54. Presently, Days To Sell (median) is 256 DTS.
All indices indicate interest in Montana ranches and farms remains strong in Q1 2022 but availability is low.
Montana Ranch Basics
Running Montana ranches takes a special person or group of people with abundant energy and a love for Montana’s land and climate.
Running a ranch in Montana takes a good manager and adequate resources.
Ranch management includes maintaining good pasture and grazing acreage, water volume and water rights, specialized equipment, reliable workers.
It also includes setting aside plenty of time…and during lean years, cash.
With the ever-increasing desire of independent-minded people to escape cities, even small Montana ranches will continue to attract free-spirited, savvy investors.
When well-managed, a ranch may increase in value as the popularity of ranching rises.
And with Covid-19 menacing the world, many are looking to escape large population centers and 2020 proves it!
Montana ranches offer the possibility of profit, compared to similar-sized raw tracts of property in Montana.
And, perhaps most importantly, if a Montana ranch is managed properly, the ranch can make a profit.
And don’t forget that ranches in Montana can be leased out to be managed by professional ranchers.