What could be your own big, historic ranch is near Jon Tester's, but yours would be more than 14 times as big. It's also a Montana bargain at $17,450,000.

(The Tester Family farm near Big Sandy, Montana is approximately 1,800 acres and has been in their family for over 100 years.)

So the big piece of property in question here is also "near" Big Sandy and is currently listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties - Big Sky. (Don Pilotte is the listing agent.)

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According to the official listing on Realtor.com, this large property is commonly known as ZY Brown Ranch and Chase Hill Outfitters. It's located southeast of Big Sandy and has two main dwellings, along with several historic homesteads. How cool is that? (If you've never been on an old homestead, you're missing out.) This place is a fully functioning ranch with livestock and tons of farmland.

  • PRICE: $17,450,000
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 3.5 bathrooms
  • 2,496 square feet
  • 25,876 acre lot
  • 418 Chase Hill Drive-Eskay Rd, Big Sandy, MT 59520
  • Property Type: Farm/Ranch

It's also interesting to note that this property has never been on the market. At least that's what this Realtor.com listing says. The assumption would be that it's been in the same family since it was homesteaded? It's unclear.

Big Sandy ranch 2 - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties - Big Sky
Big Sandy ranch 2 - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Montana Properties - Big Sky
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ZY Brown Ranch and Chase Hill Outfitters are located southeast of Big Sandy, MT only five miles off paved road - offering privacy, production and recreation. With over 26, 000 total acres including 18, 134 deeded acres and over 7900 acres of BLM and MT State lease ground.

The ranch historically supports 650 cow calf pair and has about 5, 300 acres of tillable land. Included in the sale is the families 30+ years of established Chase Hill Outfitting business - providing guided hunts and assisting clients in the harvest of trophy mule deer, antelope and record big horn sheep.

There are two main ranch homes, several historic homesteads, two staff homes plus numerous out buildings including a 100, 000 BU grain storage, shop and barn.

Let me know if you pick up this sweet property. I'd love to come visit and check out the old homesteads on your new digs!

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