What if that crystalline, inviting pond or stream were mere moments away? Take a look at these appealing properties, all of which feature water:
42 Cottonwood Lane, Ennis, Montana
This property is a water-lover’s paradise. Not just one but two different creeks flow through the eight-acre homestead in the Jeffers area of Ennis, Montana: Jack Creek and Cooper Creek. In addition to the creeks, there are three ponds, as well as a luxurious hot tub gracefully integrated into the gorgeous outdoor landscaping. And, for a subtle, cooling dose of H2O on sultry summer days, there are misting systems on the pergola-shaded patio and covered front porch. Spend glorious Montana summers fishing and swimming in streams and ponds right on your very own property, or simply lounge on the covered outdoor porch that extends from the master suite over Cooper Creek, and watch the sun rise and set with the tinkling sound of flowing water as your soundtrack.
46700 Gallatin Road, Gallatin Gateway, Montana
Built by a renowned local developer, who enjoyed it as his personal residence, this stunning riverfront compound in Southwest Montana is a dream home for those who crave water. Situated right on the banks of the lively Gallatin River, the five-acre property features inviting decks on which to sit and enjoy the water, as well as a riverside beach. Fish to your heart’s content; the Gallatin is a sportsman’s or woman’s paradise. For other ways to satisfy your waterlust, there’s an indoor swimming pool, and the property is also home to two natural springs and a large pond.
1935 Beaver Creek Road, Big Sky, Montana
This wonderfully secluded, exclusive Big Sky hideaway is enhanced by the soothing, flowing presence of beautiful Beaver Creek, which meanders right through the property. Situated in a gated area just 12 miles north of Yellowstone National Park, the three-bedroom, three-bath home is ideally situated in a wildlife corridor, providing incredible and inspiring proximity to animals who are drawn to the creek. For an even more intense water-related experience, the Gallatin River is located less than a mile down the road from this home, and is the perfect place for first-class fly fishing and white water rafting.
8332, 8440 American Bar Road, Helena, Montana
A boater’s heaven on earth, this nearly nine-acre Helena homestead is right on the banks of the musical Missouri River. The four-bedroom home boasts big clerestory windows on second story, allowing for unparalleled views of the water, wildlife, mountains, and the lush Lewis and Clark National Forest that surrounds the property. There’s a private boat dock, and the entrance to the gorgeous Gates of the Mountains is mere minutes away. In addition to access via road, you can also access this unique property via Holter Lake.
1120 Lone Mountain Trail, Big Sky, Montana
Fish off the expansive deck of this luxuriously rustic three-bedroom cabin, which has the middle fork of the Gallatin River running right outside its front door. Charm oozes from every corner of this completely remodeled riverside refuge. The three-bedroom home features exposed interior log beams, porcelain tile floors, a glass-walled steam shower, custom hickory cabinets, and many other highlights. Make this your vacation hideaway or your year-round home sweet home; either way, the river will lend its extraordinary beauty to every moment.