Lot 768 of 9.6 acres is located only ½ mi hike northeast of State PUBLIC LANDS along the Missouri River for hiking, wildlife watching, migratory bird watching, hunting, & fishing as an OUTDOOR RECREATION PARADISE; driving only 3.5 miles puts one at a Fairweather Fishing Access boat/raft launch site & picnic area such that one may put a raft in upriver in the Headwaters State Park & raft down to this point amongst pelicans, ducks, geese, & osprey, bald eagles, & golden eagles. Avid fishermen can legally fish all up & down the river below the highwater line. Retired Fish, Wildlife & Parks biologist claims there are 750 head of elk in the Horseshoe Hills to the east. Lot has river views. This lot adjoins Lot 775 which is also for sale, both being square configuration preferred by most buyers compared to long-narrow rectangular configuration of many 10-acre lots in Ponderosa Pines Ranch. Both of these have year ‘round access & easy cabin/home building sites. Average elevation of only 4,160’ is 300 vertical feet lower than the INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT in Belgrade only 50 min drive away, meaning snow accumulation is significantly less; Interstate 90 is only 30 min drive away. Access with a 4x4 is year ‘round & building site choices are many. Naturally-occurring conifer trees line the draws where antelope & whitetail deer seek cover & hide their young. Wildlife pictures shown provide a cross section look at multiple species. Covenants exist but are no longer enforced with disbanding of property owners association approx 2010. Property tax was $616 in 2022, about $300 of which includes a RID to pay County back for paving main access road leading from the interstate. Electrical grid hookup is within 2 lots away. SELLER PREFERS CASH but will consider owner financing w/SUFFICIENT: down payment, interest rate, monthly payment amount, & lump sum payoff within 5 years. For buyers that want to explore on their own, recommend buying a 3’x4’ black & white map of Ponderosa Pines for less than $10 at Selby’s Bozeman, Belgrade UPS, or Main St Office Three Forks for general navigation there, then print & take last picture for more detailed local navigation. Listing Broker/Professional Land Surveyor is willing to meet with Buyers or Realtors in Belgrade to explain optimum use of GPS coordinates. To research lot via Google Earth use the common boundary between Lot 768 & Lot 775 at access road, coordinates being 46.07143,-111.40491 degrees.decimaldegrees.
Listing Agent: Tony Novotny, P.L.S.
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