Pioneer Mountain Ranch

540 Long John Road, Dillon, MT


Property Description

This 1,385 acre one of a kind ranch is set up as a horse operation. Includes a new 90′ by 140′ indoor arena with a wash bay, 4 stalls w/water, 12′ by 12′ tack room, and living quarters with bath and kitchen. The 2664 sq ft main house is two story and was custom built in 2002 with superior wood craftsmanship, high end appliances, 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The two story guest home was built in 2000 with the same superior craftsmanship and is 2100 sq ft. Cow Camp Cabin has 540 sq. ft and completely remodeled! See the full property website at

Broker Information


Property Facts


Pioneer Mountain Ranch is located in the picturesque Beaverhead Valley near Dillon, Montana. This property is incredibly private and yet just minutes from town. The area is renowned for the Big Hole and Beaverhead Rivers, both Blue Ribbon trout fisheries and outstanding hunting opportunities. The Ranch has been holistically managed which has resulted in a pristine setting with abundant and varied native plant and grass species.


Pioneer Mountain Ranch is a beautiful, pristine property located in the eastern foothills of the Pioneer Mountains. The 1385+/- acres are located 17 miles Northwest of Dillon, Montana.

Recreational Opportunities

The Birch Creek Area is rich in recreational opportunities including hunting and cross country skiing. Hiking to area lakes and of course there is no way to look at the country better than from the back of a good horse.

Hunting & Wildlife

The property is the year around home of Mule Deer and Antelope. It is a fall and winter home for migrating Elk herds. Various species of Grouse and Hungarian Partridges also inhabit this landscape. The deeded land borders State of Montana lands, BLM and US Forest Service, all of which provide access to thousands of acres of recreational opportunities and additional resources.

Consideration to Agriculture

Pioneer Mountain Ranch is comprised of 1385+/- acres of deeded ground. It is quality rangeland in the foothills of the Pioneer Mountains. The pastures have been cross-fenced to allow for proper utilization of the range resource which has been carefully managed and exhibit a high degree of plant diversity. There are two strategically placed wells that provide stock water in the form of two 1300 gallon tanks.


The main dwelling is frame construction built in 2002. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and totals 1872 sq ft. The interior finishes exhibit superior craftsmanship and very high quality materials. The guest house was built in 2000 and was added onto in 2007. It is a 2 bedroom 2 bath home spanning 1200 sq ft of living space. The guest cabin is a log home originally built in 1850 and remodeled in 2000. It is a one room cabin with 540 sq ft of living space. There is a well designed 90×140 indoor steel arena that was built in 2007. It includes a wash bay, four 12×12 stalls, heated tack room and a one bedroom apartment.

Mineral Rights

All mineral rights owned by the seller will transfer to a new buyer. However, no guarantee is made by seller or agents in regard to the ownership of mineral rights.


2013 taxes were $5622.50


Please contact Mary Ann Nichols, Sales Associate at (406)660-0339 or Gary Love, Sales Associate at (406)660-0176 to schedule a showing. This is an exclusive listing with Beaverhead Home & Ranch Real Estate. An associate must be present at all showings.

Price and Terms

$2,350,000 Cash or New Financing.

Broker's Comments

Montana is the Last Best Place for a reason and the Pioneer Mountain Ranch is one of them. Secluded, the ranch is in a world of its own. These are the sought after properties that make Montana so desirable. This ranch has been exceptionally well planned and managed. The range resource is diverse and abundant. The indoor arena is set up well for the horse trainer and owner in mind. Recreational opportunities are right out the back door. The ranch has wildlife, open ranges, timber and hunting opportunities making it a complete property.

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