Highly sought after, but rarely found, assemblage of 9 pivots situated in the shadows of the Lima Peaks on the south end of Beaverhead County. Total acreage of 1,421 +/- deeded acres with 1016 +/- under pivot. Ranch sells turn-key with updated home, processing facility, calving barn and corrals in excellent repair. Multiple purchase options available.
The ranch is located just 5 minutes from Lima, MT, which offers basic services and is easily accessed from Interstate 15 and is about an hour drive to Idaho Falls, ID. This offers all the shopping and commercial flights one could demand.
Lima, MT is a charming little community located in the beautiful, wild, and scenic southwest Montana. Lima boasts a great K-12 school system with the average student/teacher ratio being 9 students to every 1 teacher. The school also houses one of the only pools in the area. The population of Lima is estimated at about 231 people.
Dillon, MT is just 49 miles away and offers a considerable array of commercial, institutional, and social enterprises including grocery, banking, auto-dealers, movie theater, churches, restaurants, hotels, and taverns.
To the south of Lima, only 94 miles, is where the bustling town of Idaho Falls, ID sits. There is an estimated 52,716 people who call the city home. It is situated along the Snake River and has all the features of big city living while still embracing a small-town charm. Offering its own symphony, opera, chamber orchestra, community drama, performing arts groups, museums, zoos, golf courses, airport, shopping, higher education facilities and of course professional minor league baseball, it’s hard to imagine finding nothing to do in this town.
Chute Canyon Ranch has the following proximal breakdowns of acreage:
The balance of the acreage is comprised of pivot corners and improvement compound.
Current ownership of Chute Canyon Ranch has implemented a combination of pasture grazing and hay production on the irrigated lands. Typical production of the hay-only side is in the 3-4 ton-per-acre range. Investment has been made in some pivots with new seeding. All infrastructure is workable and 2 pivots are brand new!
Secondary only to Agriculture, Beaverhead County is well known for its recreation, particularly elk hunting and fishing. The ranch is conveniently located within a short drive from the Red Rock, Beaverhead River, and countless other lakes and streams providing Blue-Ribbon Trout fishing.
The ranch is located in Hunting District 300, which is a general draw for residents. Every fall the elk seek the safety of the irrigated lands as the population of hunters increase on the public lands. Several elk in the 300+ class have been harvested on the ranch.