Needle Rock Ranch | $799,000 | Ekalaka, MT
South of Ekalaka, MT, on the southern edge of the U.S. Forest Service’s Ekalaka hills, lies a magnificent 544+/- acre ranch offering a rare opportunity for those seeking Montana ranching land. This beautiful property includes 100 acres of certified organic wheat crop ground, providing a lucrative cash lease of $3,000.00 for 2023, with the potential for continuation. Alongside the adjacent crop ground, this ranch forms an ideal habitat for abundant wildlife, including deer, elk, turkeys, and pheasants. The ranch boasts exceptional water sources, with nine flowing springs throughout the property. One of these springs, located on the northern border next to the forest service, creates a picturesque small creek. Another spring generously supplies enough water to fill two 9,000-gallon tanks, which the current owner utilizes to water livestock across the remaining land. The new owner will have shared access to this valuable spring. Furthermore, the ranch features a well conveniently situated beside a 30×40 metal building, constructed in 1979, just waiting to be transformed into a cozy cabin or home. The terrain of this remarkable property ranges from flat to hilly, adorned with majestic pine trees and ash draws teeming with dense underbrush. Additionally, the seller expresses interest in leasing back the grazing rights, but only after the hunting season. For those interested in immersing themselves in Montana’s rich history and paleontological wonders, the Carter County Museum, centrally located on Ekalaka’s Main Street, serves as an educational and informative hub. Founded in 1936 by passionate amateur archaeologists and paleontologists of the Carter County Geological Society, this 501(c)3 nonprofit organization originated from the collection and study of dinosaur fossils discovered on local ranches. Not only is the Carter County Museum esteemed as Montana’s first county museum, but it also holds the distinction of being the state’s inaugural dinosaur museum. Furthermore, it is one of fourteen esteemed institutions on the Montana Dinosaur Trail, a captivating passport-style tour that explores Montana’s remarkable dinosaur-related landmarks. Immerse yourself in the splendor of Montana’s ranching and recreational opportunities and discover the enriching wonders of the Carter County Museum and the Montana Dinosaur Trail. Ekalaka has all services that are needed, new grocery store and a brand new hospital. If you have never been to Ekalaka, it is a diamond in the rough. Off the beaten path but only two hours from Deadwood and 1 1/2 hours from Devils Tower.
Call Dru Burk, (406) 934-2424 or 406-772-5425