Stunning property perched nicely in the Sapphire Mountains and providing the most amazing views of the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness, Continental Divide, and Bitterroot Mountains! This beautifully constructed home and shop is perfectly situated on 39.46 acres just south of Darby. A dream for outdoor recreation, located just a half mile from National Forest and 7.5 miles from the Hannon Fishing Access on the Bitterroot River. Como Lake and Lost Trail Ski Area are nearby. The home features a nice sized wrap around deck, large windows, and French doors to enjoy the stunning views in all directions. As you enter the home you will immediately appreciate all the custom upgrades which include Hickory kitchen cabinets, marble kitchen countertops, and pine vaulted ceilings and trim. Every inch of this home was well planned out and has been meticulously cared for. The main floor provides you ample space in the well-designed open concept kitchen, living room and dining area to entertain or to simply relax in front of the wood stove. The main level also includes a spacious bedroom and bathroom. The closet in the hallway is plumbed for a stackable washer and dryer. The bathroom includes a tiled walk in shower, quartz countertops and built in storage. The spacious loft has approximately 448 Sq. Ft. of open living space, large windows, and pinewood floors.
This house offers all the benefits of off-grid living without substituting any of the creature comforts. The 3.6kw state-of-the-art solar system was professionally installed to run a modern home year-round. The versatile, over-sized (5 ft) crawl space provides easy access to the Outback solar power system, batteries, water pumps, and Rinnai water heater. If someone wanted to switch over to the electric grid, power is at the southeast corner of the property. This home is ideal for modern teleworking with Hughes satellite internet, Dish satellite television, and in-ground CenturyLink phone service.
The finished shop is 20x30, which includes a beautifully constructed, heated guest quarters and provides additional storage for all your outdoor recreational equipment. Your guests will enjoy sitting outside on their private deck, observing elk, mule deer, grouse, eagles, and other wildlife that visit the Ponderosa Pine forest and grasslands. This property is in the coveted 270 Super Tag Hunting Zone for mule deer. The one-of-a-kind, custom outhouse is fully finished with power and lights.
There are two 1,500 gallon underground cisterns; one is connected to the well and the other stores rainwater for irrigation, using separate plumbing and pump. The storage shed next to the house has a 7kw backup propane generator that is wired to the house and shop. A second portable generator and new snowblower come with the house. The house and guest quarters come tastefully furnished. This is an absolute one-of-a-kind, amazing property! Call Cindy Zaluski at 406-360-2350 or your real estate professional for more information.