Local Expertise, National Strength
Turn of the century Victorian Home bulit in 1898 and meticulously renovated, is currently a B&B with six bedrooms and five baths on three levels. Situated on 6.19 acres with mature landscaping, a small creek and outstanding vistas. There are numerous outbuildings, including a sauna cabin, oversized garage and manager's quarters. Located on a tourist route, Hwy 287.
3209 Hwy 287
Single Family Over 1 Acre
Turn of the Century Victorian; Situated on 6.2 acres as shown and described on Certificate of Survey filed for record in Book 7 of Surveys, Page 537, records of Madison County, Montana. The property enjoys abundant, mature landscaping and outstanding views of the valley and mountain vistas. A small creek meanders through the property and is the source of filed irrigation water rights. Presently operated as destination bed and breakfast inn, the property is well adapted to many uses including recreational lodge, corporate retreat or private residence. The property fronts the popular tourist route Hwy 287 and is situated approx. one mile south of Sheridan in the heart of the Ruby Valley. Please see area/location map in the property brochure.
The well know Ruby, Beaverhead, Big Hole, Jefferson and Madison Rivers are all within reasonable distance of the inn. The abundant public lands in the adjoining Tobacco Root Mountain Range offer ample recreational resources for most all outdoor activities.
The Ruby Valley is well known for it’s outdoor recreation including some of the finest big game hunting and blue ribbon trout fishing in the country. With the Ruby, Big Hole, Beaverhead and Jefferson Rivers right out the back door, any angler is in paradise. The Madison, Tobacco Root, Ruby, Gravelly, Pioneer, McCartney, and Highland Mountain Ranges offer end-less activities including hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, horseback riding, and more! Wildlife around the area includes elk, whitetail and mule deer, antelope, bighorn sheep, moose, bear, mountain lion, wolf, coyote, and fox.
This charming Victorian is just minutes from the small town commercial and social amenities of Sheridan. Sheridan is situated in Southwestern Montana approximately 2½ hours from Yellowstone National Park. Sheridan is an agricultural based community with a population of around 659 people (2000 census pop.). The town offers a variety of commercial, institutional, and social amenities including K-12 school, medical clinic, rest home, bank, motels, restaurants , bars, free Wi-Fi and churches. A county maintained airport is located approximately 8 miles NW of Sheridan. Commercial air service is available in Butte, about 65 miles north, or in Bozeman, about 85 miles northeast, of Sheridan. These areas also offer expanded commercial, institutional, and social amenities.
Located approximately 20 miles from Sheridan are the historic towns of Nevada City and Virginia City. Though preserved as a ghost town, Virginia City is still very much alive and is home to year round locals. Tourists come from all around to see the well preserved old west Victorian gold mining town. Panning for gold and garnets, taking a train ride, watching a show at Opera House or the Brewery Follies, shopping for Old West souvenirs, and touring the historic buildings are just a few of the activities V.C. has to offer.
Nearby secondary education opportunities are located just 38 miles south at the University of Montana—Western in Dillon (2000 census pop. 4000). Montana State University, Montana’s largest university, is approximately 85 miles northeast in Bozeman (2000 census pop. 27,509). Montana Tech specializes in mining and petroleum related engineering and sciences and is located nearby in Butte (2000 census pop. 33,892).
More information on the town of Sheridan and the Ruby Valley may be obtained by visiting www.sheridanwired.com or rubyvalleychamber.com
THE METICULOUSLY CARED FOR GROUNDS PROVIDE A SOOTHING AND PEACEFUL SANCTUARY.
The property grounds are equally as impressive as the home. The orchard has several fruit bearing trees and makes a beautiful setting for an outdoor event in the summer. The owner has recently installed a sauna in the small log cabin next to the back deck. Near the sauna room is a hot tub. Both are easily accessed from the back deck, which is multi-leveled, offering an assortment of niches for relaxation and entertaining. The landscaping is mature and healthy..
The main, Victorian Structure was originally constructed circa 1898 and has been meticulously renovated and remodeled. Floor plan includes six bedrooms, 5.5 baths on three levels. Kitchen, formal dining room, living room and sun room are located on ground level. Numerous outbuildings and yard improvements including decking, log sauna building, garage/shop, managers office and quarters, tack room provide both function and charm. Building improvements on this exceptional property include both preserved and upgraded historic structures as well as recently constructed multi-functional building improvements.
The shop/garage can open it’s doors wide for an informal gathering in the yard. Or use it traditionally, as a work shop and car storage.
The small log cabin affectionately nick named ‘Dizzy’s” is a dry rustic cabin that is outfitted with a comfortable bed. It offers a quiet corner to retreat to.
Toward the back of the property, there is a converted garage that is currently serving as a caretaker’s bedroom and office space. Power is to the building and it has been recently repainted and closet space has been added with rustic barn board construction.
A very ‘tight’ and roomy storage unit can be utilized for tack, pellets, and all types of gear.
PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP, PRESERVATION AND ENHANCEMENT ARE EVIDENT IN ALL ASPECTS OF THIS PROPERTY.
Built in 1898 and meticulously renovated. Six bedrooms, 5.5 bath on three levels.
This offering provides an opportunity to own a historic “gem” in the heart of the Ruby Valley. The property, grounds and buildings have been well constructed, renovated and remodeled and display an exemplary pride of ownership. The offering is virtually “turn key” with a full compliment of furnishings, fixtures and equipment included. Whether used as a commercial enterprise, private residence or family/corporate retreat, this offering provides an opportunity to own a unique and historic Montana property.
Frank Colwell, Managing Broker
Phone: 406-684-5686 * Cell: 406-596-1076
Kay Carter-Colwell, Broker, ABR, CRS, GRI
Phone: 406-842-5650 * Cell: 406-596-1077