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

There’s rather a lot that’s huge concerning the northwestern Montana city of Bigfork, beginning with its wild waterways. The 95-mile Swan River churns by means of 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 facet, you thrill to the frenzy of the Swan River’s “wild mile”; on the opposite, you might be 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 Might.

The home comes with a uncommon amenity: a ship slip (No. 32) on Flathead Lake, which is nearly 28 miles lengthy and 15 miles broad in locations. You possibly can 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 a further residence or outside residing area on a buildable entrance lot.

The trilevel residence with three bedrooms and three.5 bogs is treehouse-style, which means you see the river and bushes as you climb up the winding wood staircase (or take the elevator). The proper purchaser? Somebody searching for “a straightforward 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 flooring on the entry degree result in a casual den and bed room. Glossy wood flooring and massive home windows on the subsequent degree comply with an open-plan design. The kitchen flows seamlessly to the lounge, anchored by a stone fire, 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 contains a stand-alone soaking tub. Rise one other flooring 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 season, 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 well-liked. 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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