This high desert ranch is operated with Deeded and BLM lands being checkerboard’ed and fenced together. • There are 3,848 deeded acres with additional leased acres making the total size of this unit nearly 11,000 acres. • 5 pastures are part of a Grazing Plan which includes both deeded and leased acres. The Grazing Plan is from May - November and accommodates 140-160 pair. The BLM lease payment is $600-$700/year. • There are 2 additional pastures which consist of only deeded land and are not part of the grazing plan. There is flexibility with what you do with these 2 pastures (approximately 400 acres). This is on the lower end towards Bridger, Montana and the power goes through the NW corner of this area. • Cottonwood Creek Road runs through the property and it is a county road. • There are 8.5 miles of newer fence (built 2017-2019). There are many miles of natural rim fence which you can see on the map. • The ranch is very well balanced with water sources. They include Cottonwood Creek, 6 wells (all with solar pumps) and 15-16 Reservoirs. • Power goes through the NW corner of the property. • A natural gas pipeline runs along Castle Coulee Road and goes through the ranch. • Lions, bobcat, bear, elk and moose pass through. • Bird population include huns, pheasant and grouse. • There are numerous improvement projects (fence repairs, reservoir clean-out, solar well maintenance) which will transfer to new owner or stay in existing tenant’s name. • Long-time tenant is an asset to the property and would be willing to stay. • There are several in-holdings participating in land trades for ease of operation. • Points of interest such as Hatcher Pass and Deer Hill are on this ranch (on BLM lands). • Wells average from 8 - 17 gallons per minute. • MSU Weather station located on property.
Listing Agent: Melinda Jeffrey
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