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Lockwood Commercial Lot – $400,000 – Billings, MT

5.417 acres zoned highway commercial accessed from Piccolo Lane. From Old Hardin Road, the property lies between Lockwood IGA and the S Bar S Building Center. A very visible, hard to find, larger level lot. City water and sewer stubbed in.

Lockwood Commercial Lot

 

00 Piccolo Lane
Billings, Montana 59101: $400,000

– 5.417 Acre Commercial Parcel

– Zoned – Highway Commercial.

– Development Potential

– Property hard to find in the growing Lockwood market.

LOCATION: – From Old Hardin Road, the property lies between the Lockwood IGA and the S Bar S Building Center. The property is accessed from Piccolo Lane.

TAXES: $4,033 – Estimated

TERMS: Cash to seller.

PRICE: $400,000.00

BROKER COMMENTS: Property is zoned highway commercial. A very visible, hard to find, larger level lot with city water and sewer stubbed in.

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Woodworth Ranch – $795,000 – Shepherd, MT

SOLD! Located north of Shepherd, Montana. Total 640 acres – 47 acres irrigated, 64 acres of dry cropland and the balance in grazing. Four bedroom home, complete set of corrals and arena, and numerous sheds. Razor Creek runs through the property. Lots of wildlife. 30 minutes to downtown Billings.

Woodworth Ranch

11228 EW Tenney Road | Shepherd, Montana 59079

LOCATION: The Woodworth Ranch lies 4 miles directly north of Shepherd. It is accessible via a paved road and county gravel road. Shepherd is located approximately 15 northeast of Billings. Billings is the major hub for the distribution of goods and services to a vast region encompassing much of Montana and northern Wyoming.

ACREAGE: 640 Deeded acres.

ACREAGE BREAKDOWN:
– 47 Acres irrigated crop
– 64 Acres dry cropland
– 518 Acres of grazing land
– 11 Acres around improvements

IMPROVEMENTS: There is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath ranch-style home with a walk-out basement, living room, family room, dining room and kitchen built in 1975.

– Livestock Shed: Open front, 4,040 sq. ft. built in 1990. Pole construction, metal roof and siding.

– Shed: Open front, pole construction, 432 sq. ft, built in 1970.

– Grain Bin: Steel topper bottom bin, erected 2000, 1,000 bushel capacity.

WATER:

– Well at improvements rated at 35 gpm
– 4 filed water rights on springs
– 2 filed water rights on Razor Creek
– 43 shares of Billings Bench Water for irrigation – cost for 2015 – $1,046.00.

UTILITIES: Power and phone at property.

REAL ESTATE TAXES: $2,079 for 2015.

COMMENTS: Small ranch with easy commute to Billings. A diverse property with irrigation, dry cropland and grazing. Razor Creek runs through the west side of the ranch. Lots of water.

Wildlife consists of deer, antelope, pheasants, ducks and geese. Small prairie dog town on the property. Well balanced unit.

PRICE: $795,000

TERMS: Cash to seller.

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Maughan Farms / Hysham Ranch – $2,350,000 – Hysham, MT

Located near the Town of Hysham, Montana. Total of 4,083 acres including State Lease section. 184 acres under pivot irrigation. Complete set of improvements – residence, new shop building, 4,800 sq. ft, heated and insulated, and other miscellaneous buildings. Excellent mule and white tail deer hunting. Some merchantable timber. Beautiful ranch with easy access to Billings or Miles City. SALE – CONTINGENT!

Maughan Farms / Hysham Ranch

 

152 Cemetery Road | Hysham, Montana 59038

LOCATION: The Maughan Farm is located 75 miles east of Billings on I-94 and 28 miles west of Forsyth near the Hysham exit. Easy access with frontage road along the Interstate. The Town of Hysham is approximately 4 miles to the north and is the county seat for Treasure County.

DESCRIPTION: The ranch is very scenic with pine cover coulees and sandstone bluffs with grassy meadows. The grazing land is watered by wells and pipe lines.

There is a ranch road that traverses most of the back country for livestock management. Approximately 770 acres are south of the Interstate and are accessible by an underpass from the ranch buildings. The parcel is watered by a well and reservoirs.

The hay base is furnished by approximately 184 acres of pivot irrigation. Very adequate for the carrying capacity of the ranch.

IMPROVEMENTS: There is a 5 bedroom, 2 bath home with a fireplace, deck, and carport. A pole barn (34′ x 48′) with stalls and tack area, a single detached garage and other miscellaneous buildings.

A steel shop building built in 2014. 4,800 sq. ft. building plumbed for hot water heat in the floor, insulated and overhead doors. Excellent lighting in the ceiling.

Steel working corrals, alley ways, and maturity pens in barn. Certified weighing scale. Small feedlot area with bunks.

ACREAGE: Total acreage – 4,083: 3,448 acres deeded and 635 acres of State Lease

ACREAGE BREAKDOWN: Approximately:

– 184 acres under pivot irrigation
– 100 acres along creek as improved pasture
– 3,794 acres of range land
– 5 acres around building site

WATER: – 7 water filed water rights
– 5 wells on the property
– 2 springs
– Box Elder Creek – approximately 2 miles of creek bottom
– Irrigation water by the Hysham Water District from the Yellowstone River. Box Elder Creek has some irrigation rights.

WATER COSTS: For 2015 for the Hysham Water District – $8,447.00. Water charges assessed on your Real Estate Tax form.

POWER COSTS:$8,725.00 for 2015.

STATE LEASE COSTS: Rated 116 AUMS at $19.57 – annual cost $2,270. Expires 2024.

REAL ESTATE TAXES: $3,464 for 2015.

HUNTING CONSIDERATION: The ranch is abundant with white tail and mule deer. Elk are in the area and are on the ranch from time to time. Ducks, geese, turkeys, and pheasants all reside in the area and a number of them visit the ranch periodically.

CONCLUSION: The ranch is very scenic with the pines in the hills and sandstone bluffs. The crop production on the irrigated land is more than adequate for year around cattle operation.

The Box Elder Creek is year around which provides livestock water. Ideal for fall and winter grazing.

Interstate gives easy access to markets and shopping.

PRICE: $2,350,000

TERMS: Cash to seller.

Jake Korell 406-698-4600 |

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Portion of the 30 Mile Ranch – $400,000 – Roundup, MT

450 acres of beautiful pine hills with sandstone bluffs located approximately 30 miles north of Billings on Highway 87. The property is on the east side of the highway. There is approximately a quarter of a mile of highway frontage. A great home site along with a barn that was originally part of the 30 Mile Ranch and is the site of a stage coach stop. There is a solar well at the barn producing 30 GPM and Razor Creek runs through a portion of the property. Power is close to the property. Lots of wildlife. PRICE REDUCED – End of Year Sale!

Kurth Ranch

 

2828 Highway 87 S | Roundup, Montana 59072

LOCATION: The land is located approximately 30 miles north of Billings on Highway 87. The property is on the east side of the highway.

ACREAGE:  450 deeded acres. There is approximately a quarter of a mile of highway frontage.

IMPROVEMENTS: A barn that was originally part of the 30 Miles Ranch and is the site of a stage coach stop.

FENCING: Property is perimeter fenced except for the east end of the half section.

WATER: There is a solar well at the barn. Razor Creek is on a portion of the property.

POWER: Is close to the property.

REAL ESTATE TAXES: $169.31 estimated for 2018.

PRICE: Reduced to $400,000.00.
TERMS: Cash to seller. Land loans available at Farm Credit Service and Stockman Bank.

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Jake Korell

Jake KorellOccupation
Agriculture Realtor
Broker / Owner—Landmark of Billings, Inc.
1925 Grand Avenue, Suite 144
Billings, Montana 59102

Education
B.S. Business Administration, Montana State University, 1962
Over 600 hours of continuous education in Real Estate sales, management, tax factors, exchanges, commercial and residential development, appraisal, farmland valuations, and subdivision development, agency and contract law.

Experience
2 years—Residential real estate sales, Littleton, Colorado
5 years—Broker / Owner Center Realty, Englewood, Colorado, – residential, commercial, farm and ranch brokerage
1 year—Broker / Owner Center Investments, Englewood, Colorado, – farm, ranch, commercial investment brokerage
2 years—Broker / Owner Metro Brokers, Denver, Colorado, – farm, ranch, and commercial brokers
6 years—Broker / Owner Property Brokers, Billings, Montana, residential, commercial, and farm and ranch brokerage
2 years—Broker Associate The Brokers, Billings, Montana, – residential, commercial, and farm and ranch sales
1986 to present—Broker / Owner Landmark of Billings, Inc.—Farm and Ranch Specialist.

Miscellaneous
1990 Salesperson of the Year—State of Montana by Montana Association of Realtors
1990 Salesperson of the Year—Billings Board of Realtors
Exchange of the year 1976; South Suburban Board of Realtors, Englewood, Colorado
Real Estate Brokers license in Montana
City and County Planning Board Chairperson
Chairperson—Billings Multi-List
Director—Montana Association of Realtors
Director—Billings Association of Realtors

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Scott Grosskopf

Scott Grosskopf
Born in Billings, Montana, in 1970, Scott Grosskopf spent the early part of his childhood in Havre, Montana, before the family moved back to Billings when his father hung his real estate shingle with DuBeau Nessan. Scott’s high school years were spent at C.M. Russell in Great Falls where he played a lot of football, and football scholarships helped foot the tuition bills during his college days at Carroll College in Helena and Montana State University in Bozeman.

In addition to football, Scott’s early interests included 4-H, horses, and cowboying, and he worked on several family farms and ranches during high school and college. He also wrangled dudes during the summer at Mountain Sky Guest Ranch at Immigrant, Montana. In 1993 Scott rounded out his education with a trip to Tatarstan, Russia, where his father was trying to establish an American model farm.

Then in July 1995, Scott gathered up his gear, rolled his bed, and headed for the famous ZX Ranch headquartered in Paisley, Oregon. For six years, Scott was a buckaroo on one of the larger cow outfits in America before its time passed.

During that time, Scott bought a piece of property in 1998 in the small town of Paisley and built a building with commercial frontage and storage units. Also during this period, Scott worked for two years for the Paisley School District where he was employed as a dorm parent in the boys’ dormitory; Scott lived at the dorm, spending his days in the saddle and his nights mentoring troubled boys. He found it to be a great opportunity to positively affect kids who were going through hard times; the kids couldn’t help but be influenced by Scott’s friendly personality and work ethic as Scott held down two jobs and worked 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The following year in June 1999, Scott married Staci Copper, a northern California girl from the Sacramento Valley with like interests in the cowboy life. Along with Staci came her son Sutton. Horses had always been a major part of Staci’s life, and she’d participated in high school rodeos. After graduation, she attended a local junior college with the intent of becoming a teacher. Marriage interrupted that goal, which has been on hold ever since.

Scott and Staci’s family grew when Sterling was born in July of 2000. During this period, Scott put his football skills to work by coaching football at Paisley High School. He was proud of the fact that, under his tenure, the team had one of the most successful seasons ever.

The small team ranked at the top in eight-man teams on the West Coast, and they did it with a boy from Mongolia that showed up for practice barefooted, a center that was a big strapping defiant boy from Germany, a tight end from Hungary, a tiny Brazilian that was TOUGH, and a kicker from Transylvania who went on to become First Team All State Kicker. The team’s first football game took place three weeks after the foreign exchange students stepped off the plane!

In 2001 Scott traded the romance of the buckaroo life for the more steady income and brighter future offered by owning and operating his own business, the Chewaucan Outpost & Feed Supply in his building in Paisley. The business offered to the surrounding community and the seasonal tourists a little bit of everything from feed to Western art, from cowboy gear to animal health supplies, from gifts to ice cream. After a couple of years, Scott and Staci decided to change the building into hotel suites with a Western theme. Sage Rooms was full from its opening day.

To supplement his income, in October 2001, Scott became a Western Feed Supplements’ sales rep. His territory was Oregon, northern California, Idaho, and parts of Washington, and he put on 60,000 miles a year covering it. Also in 2001, Scott organized the return of the popular Horse Roping event, which had been absent for seven years from the annual Mosquito Festival in Paisley, Oregon. Scott kept in practice by day working for area outfits.

Both Scott and Staci have a deep interest in the buckaroo life and all of its aspects, so in 2002 they created Buckaroo Businesses whose purpose is to pro-vide traditional vaquero-like horseman gear at a cost that the working cowboy can afford. Their first trade show was the Cowboy Poetry Gathering at Redmond, Oregon. Since that show, they have traveled to various annual events like the Californios at Red Bluff, California; the Jordan Valley Big Loop Rodeo at Jordan Valley, Oregon; the Grand Nationals at the Cow Palace in San Fran-cisco, California; the NILE Stock Show & Rodeo in Billings, Montana; the Bull & Gelding Sale in Red Bluff, California; the Bull & Horse Sale in Klamath, Oregon; and the National Finals Rodeo at Las Vegas, Nevada.

In his spare time, Scott joined the Northern Range Ranch Roping association headquartered in Montana and started doing roping clinics and natural horsemanship classes. In June 2005, Scott and Staci decided it was time to take the kids home to eastern Montana to be closer to family and roots. They sold their business in Paisley, the Sage Rooms, to a man who had been a regular guest. Scott, Staci, and the boys set up housekeeping east of Billings near the family ranch. Scott got his real estate license and hung his hat as an owner/sales rep at Landmark Realtors in Billings.

At Landmark, Scott has the advantage of working with two of Montana’s most experienced A.G. real estate agents—Jake Korell and Scott’s father Dick Grosskopf—who, between them, have more than 60 years of experience from which to draw. The three men practice all aspects of real estate with a focus on agricultural and recreational properties.

In 2006 Scott and Staci expanded Buckaroo Businesses by cooping with BC Silver from Mexico. They also took their business to a higher level by opening a lovely retail shop in Billings as a base from which to work.

The aggregate experience and education of the men who make up Landmark of Billings, Inc., cover every aspect of production agriculture in the West. Let them put that knowledge, education, and experience to work for you!

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Dick Grosskopf

Dick Grosskopf
Dick was born and raised in central Montana on the family ranch that raised cattle and hay. Formal schooling started in Belt, Montana, and ended at Montana State University of Bozeman where in 1968 he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in nutrition and production.

After two years as the Toole County Extension agent, Dick went to work for GTA as a nutrition consultant along Montana’s hi-line from 1970 to 1978. In 1978, he got his real estate license and went to work selling A.G. real estate for DuBeau/Nessan until 1985. In this seven-year period, Dick was involved in many multi-million-dollar ranch transactions. After working a year for the famous Campbell Farming Corporation as its production manager, Dick leased 60,000 acres on the Crow Reservation in southeast Montana where he ran 1,200 head of cows and farmed 12,000 acres of dry land wheat.

When the lease got jerked after six years, Dick put A.G. education and experience to work for Texas A&M and the USDA by spending a year and a half in Tatarstan, Russia, creating an American model farm. The Russians hadn’t emerged far enough from communism/socialism to learn much, but Dick sure did get an education! Upon his return from Russia, Dick reactivated his real estate license and resumed selling A.G. real estate.

He established a Farm & Ranch Division for Coldwell Banker and built the division up to three partners with an inventory of $17 million in farm and ranch properties. Dick also worked two years to get accredited through Realtors Land Institute as one of four Accredited Land Consultants in Montana. From 1996 until 2003, Dick was the managing partner of the Ag Real Estate Company, Mont/Wyo WEST, with four partners selling property throughout Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming. In November 2003, an opportunity opened for Dick to move to Landmark of Billings, Inc. and work with an old friend, Jake Korell.

Dick and Jake have over 75 years’ experience in Real Estate to pass onto their clients.

Dick lives twenty miles east of Billings on 500 acres, on which, he raises hay, Border Collies, and horses. Dick’s new found hobby are draft horses and horse vehicles.

Dick, due to extensive work within Big Horn County and the Crow Reservation, had become the “go to” Broker for property in that area and has sold properties there up to $7,500,000.

The aggregate experience and education of the Montana Ranches Team will provide you with top professional service in every aspect of Real Estate.

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Hadley Ranch – For Horse Lovers! – Reduced to $665,000 – Laurel, MT

SOLD! Located west of Billings on the Canyon Creek Road. Total of 160 acres with large 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home with a 4 car garage. Beautiful setting in the pine trees with great horse barn (4 box stalls with runs, hay loft, wash rack, tack rooms, grain bins), roping arena, shop building with 3 bedroom, 1 bath apartment, hay storage, and three animal shelter buildings. A great property within 15 miles of Billings. Sold!

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14500 Canyon Creek Road | Laurel, Montana 59057

LOCATION: This ranch is approximately 18 miles west of Billings and north of Laurel, Montana. It has approximately one mile of county road frontage on the north boundary.

ACREAGE: Total acreage—160 deeded acres. Can add 229 acres adjoining.

IMPROVEMENTS : Large 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home consisting of approximately 7,000 square feet on two levels. Home has a four car garage, 2 open porches, and two small decks off the upper level. A large trophy room is on the main level, extra large living room with fireplace, and lots of windows.

Other buildings include:

  • Barn—4 box stalls with runs, wash rack, tack room, tack re-
    pair room, hay loft, and grain bin. 40’ x 48’.
  • Implement barn consisting of 3 overhead doors, a passage
  • door, and a 3 bedroom, 1 bath apartment in one end. Size—48’ x
  • 80’. Two-thirds of it is heated and insulated.
  • Pole frame building—open on one side, 24’ x 60’.
  • Pole frame building—open on one side, 25’ x 32’.
  • Pole frame building—open one side, 12’ x 36’.
  • Pole frame building—12’ x 48’.
  • Frame pole shed—8’ x 12’.

WATER: There is a registered well on the property. Total depth is 356 feet with static water level 190 feet producing 12 gallons per minute. Information was obtained from Department of Natural Resources.

REAL ESTATE TAXES: $4,520 for 2014

REMARKS: The ranch has been used as a small ranch running a few head of cows and roping steers plus 10 to 20 head of horses. The property has excellent fences with a number of small pastures that are cross fenced. Alley ways are setup so one person can move cattle around with ease. It has a number of improvements. Wildlife is abundant with wild turkey and deer around the buildings almost daily. Hunting has not been allowed; so the place has turned into a wildlife refuge.

PRICE: $665,000.00

TERMS: Cash to seller.

 

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