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Wild Rose Ranch – $1,100,000 – Rosebud, MT

On the Yellowstone River. 300 acres – 100 acres irrigated and 200 acres of sub-irrigated cottonwood grove. Approximately one mile of river front. Beautiful home, shop, and machine shed. Hunting & fishing haven. The ranch is located 15 miles east of Rosebud on the north side of the river. $1,200,000 turn key. Contract for Deed considered.


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130 Thurlow Road S, Rosebud, Montana

LOCATION: The Wild Rose Ranch is located in the Yellowstone Valley between the town of Rosebud and Miles City on the north side of the river.

The ranch has been in the same family for thirty-seven years and has been their home and business the entire time.

They have put their hearts into the property with developing the irrigated to a state of the art system and the buildings to complement the land.

The folks have decided they would like to retire and move to the Billings area.

The ranch is located 124 miles east of Billings via I-94 to Exit 103 then 12.1 miles east on Highway 446. 45 miles west of Miles City via I-94 and Highway 446.

CLIMATE: Being on the river benefits the weather. Elevation is 2,500′. The frost free days are approximately 130 days. Snow accumulation is moderate.

IMPROVEMENTS: – 2006 home with a full finished basement, 1,560 sq. ft. up & down, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, high-end cabinets throughout, closed in porch, double attached garage, metal roof, lots of stone work and extras. The home is heated with radiant water heat in the floor both up and down. The heating system is in the shop and pumped throughout. System is fueled by wood and coal. Extremely economical and efficient.

– Shop, 28′ x 50′, insulated and floor heat from the same system as the house.

– Machine Shed, 40′ x 80′, steel sided and roof.

ACREAGE: Total Deeded Acres: 292.65: 97.16 acres irrigated & 195.49 acres river bottom.

The 97 acres irrigated is fed from the main ditch a mile uphill by an under ground 15″ mainline with 52′ of fall. This creates gravity pressure. All irrigated acreage has been machine leveled and sales includes 1.5 miles of gated pipe, 18 acres is seeded to permanent grass.

The Cottonwood Grove river bottom supports the cow herd and all the wildlife. It is mostly sub-irrigated and very productive.

WILDLIFE: The Wild Rose Ranch is teeming with wildlife. Pheasants, white tail deer, mule deer, and turkeys. The ranch has had numerous trophy deer taken. The owner has had it leased to an outfitter on a year to year basis.

The Wild Rose Ranch is within the Water Fowl Flyway and ducks and geese feed on the crops. The ranch is within the area that is restricted and as a result, there is no waterfowl hunting below the high water mark.

TAXES: $4,722.64 – includes irrigation water.

PRICE: $1,100,000 – includes cattle, machinery and gated pipe.

BROKER COMMENTS: The Wild Rose Ranch is a pleasure to represent. Every detail has been considered in the home, buildings, and the irrigation system.

In thinking about the kind of buyer that would like the place, it ranges from background feeder, cash crop grower to sportsman.

If we can get someone interested in the sporting side as well as a producer, we maybe able to split the place.

Dick Grosskopf 406-860-1512 |


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