Western Montana luxury ranch featured as ‘Unreal Estate’

Kootenai Springs Ranch, a Montana luxury ranch south of Missoula, is showcased as “Unreal Estate,” a regular feature of Canada’s Sun Media group. The ranch is listed by Hall and Hall at $13 million.

The main home and accompanying buildings, including an attached guest wing, separate guest house and a “Boys’ Club,” feature 5,000 tons of local stone. The architecture and design have earned Kootenai Springs Ranch recognition in magazines like “Town & Country” and “Western Interiors & Design.”

Sun Media describes the highlights of this Montana ranch for sale:

The 30-foot-high vaulted main room features Douglas fir tapered columns, stone floor and a massive stone fireplace, and it’s encased in walls of steel-framed windows with electronically controlled shades. It adjoins the dining room and sitting room.

There is a 1,200-bottle wine cellar in the basement. Heating is in-floor radiant wherever there are stone floors. Everywhere else is heated with a high-tech ground-source heat pump.

Completing the main living compound are a 2,270-square-foot guest wing attached to the house by a covered breezeway; a separate 2,012-square-foot guest house; and a 508-square-foot “Boys’ Club” with a wet bar and giant fireplace.

Kootenai Springs Ranch occupies 1,186 acres of land bordered by a mile of the Bitterroot River, which provides abundant trout fishing. This piece of Montana ranch real estate is also a licensed shooting preserve, making it one of the best sporting properties in the area.

Hall and Hall is a ranch real estate company that emphasizes land stewardship.

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