Bordering Shoshone National Forest, this special place is nestled in a very private setting in a saddle between two ridges. The custom built log-sided home features an open floor plan and log accents throughout the home. The great room features a cozy native rock fireplace and tongue-and-groove ceilings that reach two stories. It is wired for a surround sound entertainment center. The kitchen has cherry cabinets, built-in double oven, Jennair cook top and walk-in pantry. The formal dining room is off the kitchen. The spacious master suite features 2 walk-in closets, his and her sinks with granite counter tops, Jacuzzi tub, tiled shower and a built-in TV nook. An office/bedroom, half bath and laundry/mud room complete the first floor. The second floor consists of two bedrooms each with a full bath and walk-in closet. There is a living area between the bedrooms with arched windows displaying the vast vistas. The two floors of living area are approximately 3684 square feet. A walk-out basement of approximately 1533 square feet is partially finished with a hobby room with a vault door. A wireless remote driveway alarm alerts the owner of guests arriving. There is a 2-stage water filtration system throughout the house and a water softener. The house has been wired for satellite internet and television. Construction is insulated concrete form (ICF) providing up to R-50 insulation rating in the walls (10” thick poured concrete rebar reinforced). This is a very energy efficient home. There is a choice of two heating sources, forced air and baseboard electric as well the fireplace.
A 24 x 40 garage/shop includes an insulated work area and a second floor which is plumbed for a bath. Off the garage is a loafing shed for horses.
The 193+- acres consists of flat, rolling foothills and some rugged terrain. Shoshone National Forest borders the property to the west with 1000 ’s of acres for hiking, riding, hunting and recreation. 640 acres of BLM borders the property on the south and 120 acres of BLM borders on the east offering additional privacy. Wildflowers in the spring are brilliant. Wildlife is abundant including elk, mule deer, antelope, and eagles to name a few.
Mountain Ridge Ranch is located west of the small community of Clark, Wyoming. It is an easy scenic drive to Yellowstone National Park and many other numerous recreational opportunities within the Yellowstone ecosystem. Clark is 30 miles north of Cody, home to many western cultural events. 24 miles west of Powell, 32 miles south of Red Lodge, MT, a ski resort and 75 miles from Billings, Montana ’s largest city. The Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River flows through the valley offering excellent fishing.
In exchange for House in Any state
Approximate value $ : Under $500,000
Prefer lesser valued property in the Southeast or West. Our property is truly an exceptional value but too expensive for us to keep as a second home and would prefer something closer to home in FL or another property in CO/WY/MT but any trade offer will be considered. Thank you.