Broker Property Comments
Build your dream estate on this exceptional 9.03 +/- acre site nestled above Blue Bay in the heart of Montana's cherry orchards! At sunrise, enjoy breathtaking views of Mission Mountains to the east. At sunset, gaze out over your own broad expanse of cherry trees to open vistas of majestic Flathead Lake and Wildhorse Island as the last rays touch Thompson Peak to the west. To the north, charming trails wind up into thousands of acres of state and tribal lands. Explore Blue Bay Campground and Yellow Bay State Park and enjoy boating, fishing, kayaking or paddle boarding in the astonishingly clear water of Flathead Lake.
This 9.03 +/- acre parcel is a highly productive cherry orchard with orderly rows of over 1,000 Skeena and Lapin cherries, along with additional trees in the particular area with the best views and likely building site. The property is revered for having an especially perfect climate and ecosystem for growing cherries.
The property has power and a great 55 GPM well for irrigation. It is protected by an 8' smooth wire fence which is ELECTRIC and energized to keep bears off the property. Do not attempt entry without the listing agent present!
There are 4 picker cabins and a shower building already on the property. Internet in the area is provided by CenturyLink, Spectrum, Big Sky, and more recently, Starlink. There is a possibility of an agricultural tax reduction in this area of multi-million-dollar properties.
Welcome to the charming village of Bigfork (pop. 5000+), a place brimming with Montana's famous warmth and hospitality, home to 13 world class art galleries, fabulous dining possibilities, quaint shops, and Bigfork Summer Playhouse, celebrated for 50 years as one of the Northwest's finest repertory theaters.
Bigfork has been voted "One of the 50 Great Towns of the West", "One of the 100 Best Small Art Towns of the Nation", and one of the "100 Best Getaways for a Vacation or a Lifetime". Nike Footwear listed it among "The 10 Most Beautiful Places To Go For A Run", saying, "Quiet, isolated, and peaceful, the trails at Bigfork are among the best in Montana, which itself offers hundreds of opportunities for stunning running paths."
Two excellent ski resorts are within an hour's drive, and an incredible abundance of other outdoor recreation is also nearby. An hour north of Bigfork, revel in the glory and majesty of Glacier National Park, the Crown of the Continent. Plan a trip from Glacier Park International Airport or access the shopping or medical centers of Kalispell.
Come discover this wonderful region. With this premier building site offering astonishing views in all directions, situated above a productive and extremely well-managed orchard, you have a rare and exciting opportunity to build a truly spectacular estate.
Call Angie Killian 406-249-7617.
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