See Inside A $2.4 Million Treehouse-Style Home In The Wild Heart Of Montana

There’s rather a lot that’s large concerning the northwestern Montana city of Bigfork, beginning with its wild waterways. The 95-mile Swan River churns by the city and empties into Flathead Lake, one of many largest freshwater lakes within the West.

It’s an outside lover’s paradise, with out being too distant. The identical is true of the three,040-square-foot home in-built 2008 at 214 River St. On one aspect, you thrill to the frenzy of the Swan River’s “wild mile”; on the opposite, you’re steps away from eating places and artwork galleries in downtown Bigfork. By the best way, the wild mile nickname refers back to the frenetic and difficult Class IV stretch of the Swan River that’s the star of the city’s annual whitewater competition in Could.

The home comes with a uncommon amenity: a ship slip (No. 32) on Flathead Lake, which is sort of 28 miles lengthy and 15 miles huge in locations. You’ll be able to boat out to hike round Wild Horse Island State Park, which hosts feral horses on its 2,100 acres.

The property additionally has room so as to add an extra dwelling or outside residing house on a buildable entrance lot.

The trilevel dwelling with three bedrooms and three.5 loos is treehouse-style, that means you see the river and bushes as you climb up the winding picket staircase (or take the elevator). The right purchaser? Somebody in search of “a simple escape, a come-and-go property for each season however particularly in summertime,” says itemizing agent Bret Richmond of Nationwide Parks Realty.

Uncovered brick on the partitions and ground on the entry stage result in an off-the-cuff den and bed room. Glossy picket flooring and large home windows on the subsequent stage observe an open-plan design. The kitchen flows seamlessly to the lounge, anchored by a stone hearth, and eating space.

The spacious outdoors deck overlooks the river, with loads of room for lounging and entertaining. The first bed room comes with a rest room that incorporates a stand-alone soaking tub. Rise one other ground to discover a media room plus a bed room outfitted with bunk beds. The home additionally has heated flooring and a full laundry room.

In summer time, alternatives abound to hike in Jewel Basin about 15 miles away or Glacier Nationwide Park, simply 40 miles north of Bigfork. Fly fishing throughout prime ranges on the Swan River, whitewater rafting, kayaking, mountain biking and paddleboarding on the lake are additionally standard. In winter, you’ll discover locations to snowshoe, cross-country ski and canine sled in Bigfork.

The property is listed for $2.4 million, together with most furnishings. Bret Richmond of Nationwide Parks Realty is the itemizing agent.


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