Bitterroot Valley Log Estate

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8313 US Hwy 93
Sula, Montana 59871
United States

Square Area: 5,158 Sq. Ft (479 Sq. M)
Acres: 26.00
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Half Bathrooms: 1
Auction Ends: 08-04-2009 02:00 pm
General Features
» Security System
Home Features
» Deck/Patio
» Hardwood Floors
» Spa/Hot Tub
» Private Lake
» Private Pond
» Waterview
Yard and Outdoors
» Gardens
» Mountain View
» Sprinkler System
Bitterroot Valley Log Estate, Sula, Montana - AUCTION AUGUST 4, 2009


Bidding for the House Tract starts at $300,000
Bidding for the Shop Tract starts at $25,000

Enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of the mountain ranges and Bitterroot National forest from this awesome 21+ acre estate.

Nestled in the heart of the Bitterroot National Forest in Sula, Montana, this spectacular custom built log home consists of 5,158+ sf, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths located on 21+ gorgeous acres. This property is a very private estate in a beautiful pine forest setting within the shadows of the towering mountain ranges. This land was formerly part of Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort which adjoins the property. A separate 5+ acre tract with a Quonset hut shop will also be offered.

Beautiful front double doors lead into the Great Room which showcases a handsome floor to ceiling corner rock fireplace and wood floors. A wonderful open floor plan has the Dining Room placed between the Great Room and the Kitchen, allowing for easy entertaining. Also off the Great Room is the Breakfast Nook with 5 full length windows with breathtaking views of nature.

The Kitchen has beautiful hickory cabinetry with a number of glass doors, a large island with cooktop and ample seating. Extensive use of huge interior logs and rich finishes throughout the home further intensify the log home feeling.

The lower level has a Family Room, Bath, Jacuzzi Room and double doors leading outside. The home has geothermal heating and cooling from cold and hot springs. The property comes with abundant water rights from artesian springs, offering commercial potential.

Massive covered decks allow perfect areas for relaxing, entertaining and enjoying the spectacular views. A year round creek runs through the property and is loaded with wild brook trout. Beautiful landscaping and a large pond, also with trout, compliment the home.

The property borders millions of acres of US Forest land with untold miles of trails. The stone wall, flowers and lush green lawn only add to the beauty. This pristine property is truly one of nature's hideaways.

Sula, Montana is easily accessible to a multitude of recreational opportunities. Ravalli County is filled with adventurous possibilities - deep powder, world class skiing at Lost Trail Powder Mountain Ski Resort is just 7 miles away and hiking, rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking, snowmobiling, fly fishing, etc. are literally at your back door. Whether summer, winter, springtime or autumn, there are endless possibilities for recreation under the Big Sky.

- Hydronic in-slab heat for basement
- Electric forced air for upstairs
- Geothermal heat pump for heat and air
- Hot and cold springs
- Gorgeous landscaping
- Large pond with year round fountains gravity fed from artesian spring
- Year round creek runs through the property
- Deck the length of the home
- Sprinkler system
- Security system
- Satellite dish
- Central vac system
- Abundant water rights from artesian springs, offering commercial potential
- Borders millions of acres of US Forest land
- Endless recreational opportunities
- Extensive landscaping

Auction: 2:00 Registration: 1:00

AUCTION INFORMATION: For more information, call (866) 673-9270 or
(256) 413-0555.

PROPERTY DIRECTIONS: FROM THE NORTH: From Missoula, go south on U.S. Hwy. 93 to Hamilton. From the intersection of U.S. 93 and Main Street in Hamilton, continue south on U.S. 93, for 40.6 miles. Turn right on Camp Rd. 729 and go one-half mile to property on right (Camp Rd. 729 is just before the sign and entrance to Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort).

FROM THE SOUTH: From Salmon, Idaho, go north on U.S. Hwy. 93 to the Idaho/Montana state line. Continue north on U.S. 93 for approximately 7 miles. Turn left on Camp Rd. 729 just past the sign and entrance to Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort. Go one-half mile to the property on the right.

FROM THE EAST/SOUTHEAST: From I-90 in Butte, Montana, go south on I-15 for 19 miles, take Exit 102 and follow directions below. From Idaho Falls, Idaho and points south, go north on I-15 to Exit 102 in Montana, and follow directions below. From I-15, Exit 102, go west on MT Hwy 43 for approximately 79 miles to U.S. Hwy. 93 at the Idaho/Montana State line. Turn right (north) and go approximately 7 miles. Turn left on Camp Rd. 729 just past the sign and entrance to Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort. Go one half mile to the property on the right.

PROPERTY INSPECTION: Property will be available for viewing July 25
and 26 and August 1 & 2 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm daily.

AUCTION LOCATION: The auction will be held at the property, 8313 US Hwy 93, Sula, Montana 59871. Auction time is 2:00 with registration beginning at 1:00.

AUCTION REGISTRATION: To bid at the auction, you must first register and receive a bid number. A bid deposit of $5,000 for the Shop Tract; $10,000 for the Home Tract and $15,000 for the entirety will be required at registration and will be refunded at the close of the auction, or applied to the earnest money deposit, as appropriate. The bid deposit may be in the form of a certified check made payable to the bidder, or a personal or company check with a bank letter of guarantee.

TERMS: A ten percent (10 %) down payment will be due immediately upon being declared the Buyer of the real estate. The certified fund amount will be credited toward the payment. The balance of the purchase amount will be due at closing within 45 days.

AUCTION FEE: A buyers premium of 10% will be added to the
successful high bid price to arrive at the total contract price paid by the

BROKER PARTICIPATION: The Redfield Group encourages buyer broker
participation and will pay a fee to the purchasers realtor/broker-subject
to certain guidelines. Call 866-673-9270.

An adjoining 5+ acre tract will also be offered separately.

See the attached link for further details:


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