YOUR SMALL-TOWN MONTANA HAVEN

 

This 20-acre parcel is within the well designed and thoughtfully developed Lost Sapphire Ranch/ Yellowstone Basin subdivision just 15 miles from Philipsburg, MT. Conveniently located on the periphery of the subdivision bordering a scenic 1,000+ acre ranch, the property is only 200 feet to the northwest of the Beaverhead National Forest. 

Within the 20-acre tract there is a variety of topography including the gentle sloped southern aspect, which accounts for approximately half of the property.  The northern portion of the parcel has a steep tree-lined ridge and a quiet valley with Elk Creek flowing through the property near E Fork Road.  The property boasts good year-round access from both the north and south boundaries of the property and breathtaking 270-Degree views of Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness Area.

The Lost Sapphire Ranch/ Yellowstone Basin neighborhood has a variety of both year-round residences and seasonal cabins. The subdivision covenants allow flexibility in terms of building and use while still maintaining the unique qualities that the attract landowners to the area.  

The East Fork Reservoir is less than a mile from the property down Mountain Moose Road which runs along the southern property boundary. Drive another three miles and you'll find a trailhead for the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness, considered by many as "one of the jewels of the northern rockies," offering miles of trails that traverse 10,000' peaks and along dozens of alpine lakes. 

From the property, Rock Creek, Discovery Ski Area, and Georgetown Lake are all just a short drive. Philipsburg is the best that small-town Montana has to offer - a quaint downtown surrounded by endless Rocky Mountain recreation.  The local area is widely known for its exceptional recreational offerings including fishing, skiing, hiking, horseback riding, ATVing, snowmobiling, boating, hunting, kite-boarding and more. 

The 20-acre Lost Sapphire Ranch Lot is listed for $130,000.

 
 

MORE THAN JUST A SUBDIVISION LOT

 

The Lost Sapphire Ranch Lot provides privacy in a quiet, well-designed neighborhood and boasts incredible views from multiple locations on the parcel. The strengths of property extend beyond the ownership boundaries of the land. One of the best things about the Lost Sapphire Ranch Lot is its proximity to Historic Downtown Philipsburg, Montana and the seemingly endless nearby recreational opportunities.  

If you value peace and quiet, beautiful views, your own open space for friends and family to run and play, and also enjoy strong small-town communities, access to incredible public lands, and proximity to exceptional recreational activities, then the Lost Sapphire Ranch Lot in Philipsburg is your Montana haven. Owning this property in this truly unique setting is more than just a lifestyle, it's a legacy.

 

PHILIPSBURG, MONTANA

GEM OF GRANITE COUNTY

Philipsburg is a thriving community with historic charm and scenic beauty. Surrounded by lakes, rivers, and the Rocky Mountains, Philipsburg's delightful downtown boasts the award-winning Philipsburg Brewing company and a variety of local shops, restaurants, and historic hotels. Philipsburg is teeming in small town appeal, while also offering the convenient amenities typical of larger communities including a regional county medical center, a grocery store, and an opera house. 

DISCOVERY SKI AREA

LOCAL SKI HILL WITH DIVERSE TERRAIN

Discovery offers a family-friendly atmosphere and a unique terrain split on three faces of the mountain. Encompassing 2,400 acres, the ski hill has 2,000 vertical feet served by seven lifts. Known for its lack of crowds, Disco is an authentic local experience. 

In the summer, the area is transformed to Discovery Bike Park with downhill thrills for all levels of mountain bikers. 

 

GEORGETOWN LAKE

ABUNDANT RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Surrounded by the striking peaks of the Anaconda Pintlers, Georgetown Lake offers year round aquatic adventures. During warmer months fisherman come to Georgetown Lake to catch Kokanee salmon, rainbow trout and brook trout. In winter, the lake is a regional destination for ice fishermen and snowmobilers. Georgetown Lake is also a great place for kayaking, canoeing, boating, jet skiing, sailing, windsurfing and kiteboarding. The alpine lake has four public boat ramps, two private marinas, and a number of easily accessible camp sites and picnic spots around the perimeter. 

ROCK CREEK

AN ANGLER'S DREAM

A tributary of the Clark Fork river, Rock Creek boasts Westslope Cutthroat Trout, rainbow trout, cut-bow trout, brown trout, brook trout, bull trout and the Rocky Mountain whitefish. This freestone mountain stream is famous for its prolific summer salmonfly hatch as well as additional mayflies, golden stoneflies and caddis fly hatches. Rock Creek is particularly accessible to wading anglers due to its size and the plentiful public access points along the creek. 

The East Fork of Rock Creek runs through the Lost Sapphire Ranch neighborhood. 

OPTIMAL LOCATION 

 

Just thirty miles south of I-90 on the famous Pintler Scenic Route, Philipsburg is halfway between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park and only an hour away from Butte and Missoula. 

Philipsburg is regionally accessible to many major population centers in Montana including: 

  • Butte - 60+/- miles, about an hour;
  • Missoula - 90+/- miles, under 2 hours;
  • Helena - 100+/- miles, under 2 hours; and,
  • Bozeman - 140+/- miles, under 2.5 hours.

Philipsburg is most easily served by either the Butte or Missoula airport. 

 
 

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This property is listed with Pfister Land Company, LLC. by salesperson Kelly Beevers (Montana Real Estate Salesperson License #52679).