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1400 Billings Creek Road

1400 Billings Creek Road, Polaris, MT

$2,250,000

94 ± acres

Property Description

From the moment you arrive at this stunning property, you will be drawn into the spectacular setting of a one-of-a-kind custom log home on 94+ acres. A variety of wildlife roam freely throughout the property and drink along Billings Creek, which meanders through the property. Make this your Montana getaway for any season.

1400 Billings Creek is truly the epitome of “The Last Best Place” in Montana.

 

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Property Facts

HOME FEATURES

So many unique features exist throughout this fully custom 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom  2,204+ SqFt home with a spacious open floor plan. Home is fashioned from lodgepole pine logs and reclaimed barn wood floors — both from Whitefish, Montana. In addition to 2 full bedrooms, access 2 cozy sleeping lofts which are surrounded by gravel screens via ladders.  The kitchen is a cook’s dream with custom Schuler cabinets, an abundance of counter space and seating at the bar. The pendant lights found there are crafted from old cans originally found on the property. Much of the home offers a rustic feel with a weathered tin ceiling. Cozy up to the expansive stacked stone fireplace and wood stove during cold winter months. Stones on the fireplace were selected locally in Melrose, Montana. Each room has strategically placed large windows so you are never far from the stunning views. The expansive covered porch is the perfect setting for wildlife viewing, family game time or just enjoying the peace and quiet. When you have get togethers, the fire pit is a nice backdrop for story telling and cookouts.

This property has plenty of room for all your toys and vehicles to enjoy Montana, specifically a detached 2-car garage with a workshop. Bring your kids or grandkids along to play in the sweetest play house.

 

LOCATION & COMMUNITY

This property is located approximately 45 minutes from Dillon, Montana and is situated near the community of Polaris, Montana. Polaris lies in the Grasshopper Valley along the Pioneer Mountain Scenic Byway. Being just over a mile from the post office in Polaris, this unique listing has supreme privacy while still offering year-round access and close proximity to nearby necessities.

Mail delivered to the Grasshopper Valley in the 1800-1900s was processed at the Polaris post office and still is today. Basic necessities can be found in the local market, Ma Barnes. The small community consists of 200+ people and boasts a K-8 school. In fact, the teacher in Polaris was chosen as the Montana teacher of the year in 2021. Aside from recreation, hay, horse, and cattle production are among the major industries in Polaris.

The nearby city of Dillon, Montana is the county seat of Beaverhead County and agriculture remains the predominant industry, supported by the area’s recreational tourism. Dillon offers a considerable array of commercial, institutional, and social enterprises including grocery, banking, auto-dealers, movie theater, churches, restaurants, hotels, and taverns.  Barrett Memorial Hospital offers a large range of medical and specialist services to Dillon and surrounding area residents.  Two long-term elderly care facilities are also located in Dillon.  The education system includes two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.  The higher education system was established in 1892 with The Montana Normal College, now called University of Montana-Western.  Private aircraft service is available at the Dillon airport with a 6,500 ft paved strip.  Expanded international commercial air services are available in Butte and Bozeman, Montana.

ACREAGE, ELEVATION & CLIMATE

This property is surrounded by private ownership and consists of 94+ acres rich with an abundance of wildlife and top of the world views. In addition, the best sighting of Baldy Mountain can be observed right from the front door.  The majority of this property’s terrain is mountainous and heavily treed. Billings Creek also flows year-round through the property.

Elevation of the house is 6,400+ feet, while elevation of the highest point on the property is 7,400+ feet.

Forest Service land is just a short gander from the property and provides endless recreational opportunites.

The Polaris area has a semi-arid climate and yearly snowfall averages 49+ inches.

WILDLIFE & RECREATION

Do you enjoy watching wildlife pass through your property? If so, you will LOVE this home! The current owners have seen moose, elk,  mule deer, bears, foxes, badgers and even the occasional mountain lion roaming the property. This also provides superb hunting opportunities for resident hunters.

Located in the heart of a recreational paradise, Polaris is minutes from Blue Ribbon Trout streams, rivers and fisheries. You can also enjoy hundreds of snowmobile and cross-country ski trails and trail heads to mountain lakes. You can 4-wheel out your front door for miles, hike to Polaris Lake,  enjoy an afternoon of skiing at Maverick Mountain Ski Hill, take a soak in Elkhorn Hot Springs, or dig for crystals at Crystal Park. With an unlimited imagination, you can create your own adventures and memories on the nearby thousands of acres of public land!

 

HISTORICAL SITES

Originally, Polaris was a mining town with a general store, post office, and saloon. Polaris takes its name from the Polaris Mine, which operated as a silver mine from the late 1800s into the 1900s. Hundreds of miners lived north of Polaris and worked the Elkhart Mine and Coolidge Mine, among other smaller mines. There are several historical mines, including the Polaris Mine, offering endless artifacts and remnants from days gone by which remain on the property still today!

BROKER'S COMMENTS

1400 Billings Creek Road in Polaris was built to enjoy nature and all it has to offer. Come see why people love Montana!

SHOWINGS

Please contact Carol Stancliff, Broker, to schedule a showing. This is an exclusive listing with Beaverhead Home & Ranch Real Estate, and an associate must be present at all showings.  All showings must be scheduled with listing broker and require proof of funds or pre-qualification letter.  24-hour notice is required.

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