Little Powder River Ranch in Montana Biddle, Montana | County: Powder River
- 156+/- Acres
The ambiance of eastern Montana is well represented at the Little Powder River Ranch. With spectacular views of the Little Powder River and outlying foothills, this ranch features 156+/- acres of pristine ranchland highlighted with a nice main ranch home, a guest home and a set of working facilities. The strong sense of community and western values make this an ideal place to raise a family or perfect get-away location.
The Little Powder River Ranch is located approximately 23 miles south of Broadus, Montana, and three miles north of Biddle. Founded by Clinton Graham, Biddle was originally called Graham, Montana and later renamed Biddle, Montana, after Major S.F. Biddle in the late 1800’s. Biddle offers a post office, general store and k-8 school system.
Broadus is located 170 miles southeast of Billings, Montana and 150 miles northwest of Rapid City, South Dakota, and is the Powder River County seat and serves as the support system for the ranching community. Broadus is situated along the beautiful tree-lined Powder River and is just 1.5 hours from the spectacular Black Hills of South Dakota and 1.5 hours from the historic Little Big Horn Battlefield. Broadus features a school system, which offers k-12, a client, nursing home, beauty shops, golf course, grocery and clothing stores, museum, hotels and restaurants and a newer paved airport.
Gillette, Wyoming is located 67 miles south of Biddle, Montana, is the county seat of Campbell County, Wyoming. The city calls itself the "Energy Capital of the Nation," as the state of Wyoming provides nearly 35% of the nation's coal. Gillette features a major medical facility, community college, the Camplex recreation facility, k-12, hotels, restaurants, shopping and a regional airport.
ACREAGE AND DESCRIPTION
The Little Powder River Ranch features 156 +/- acres diverse topography, from high grassy hills to the upper benches of the Little Powder River. The land has been historically used for livestock grazing and offers prime wildlife habitat.
WILDLIFE AND RECREATION
The nearby Little Powder River attracts an abundance of wildlife including whitetail and mule deer, antelope, turkey, upland game birds, the elusive bobcat, coyotes and fox. Powder River County is well-known for it’s outstanding trophy mule deer and elk populations.
WATER RIGHTS AND RESOURCES
Water resources on the Little Powder River Ranch are over a century old and feature an 650’ artesian well (Water right 42I 9142) which services livestock and the homes and a 1903 flood irrigation right(Water right 42I 3565) out of Coyote Gulch.
Seller will transfer any owned mineral rights.
Improvements include 1,100+/- square foot charming ranch home, with three bedrooms and one bath, with original hardwood floors and central heat and air. The kitchen includes marble counter-tops and newer appliances. A screened in porch is located on the west side for the enjoyment of the Montana summers.
The newer 1,260+/- square foot guest home shares an extended deck with the main house and offers an open concept floor plan with a light-filled great room, featuring a fireplace and large dining room, with one-bedroom and one-bath.
540 square foot two-car garage, with attic and work bench
154 square foot shop with cover porch
1200 square foot barn
TAXES: $1193.83 (2016)
The Little Powder River Ranch is picturesque and serene. Two beautiful homes, barn, corrals, and other outbuildings, show pride in ownership and also make it perfect for a horse operation or other livestock, or hunting/recreational retreat. A good population of whitetail and mule deer and game birds make their home in the area. The Little Powder River, near the property, attracts the abundant wildlife throughout the year. Whether you enjoy watching the wildlife as you sip a cup of coffee or watching the brilliant summer sunsets in the west, we invite you to view the Little Powder River Ranch!
Broker: Kebi Smith