UNDER CONTRACT - The 320 acre Plentywood property is well stocked with mature Douglas fir throughout. The ridgeline in the northeast corner of the property would be a fantastic setting for a seasonal home or cabin. The dense old-growth forest and rugged terrain has a wilderness-feel unique to this area and generally only found on public lands. If you are looking for a remote corner of Montana to call your own, look no further.
Legal: E2 Section 31, T12NR13W, PMM
Zoning: None Known
Inventory: 1,235 mbf
Current Use: Timber
Reservations: Minerals and Hydrocarbons
Location: Granite County, Montana
Estimated Annual Taxes: $320
Average Elevation: 6,000’
Access: From Missoula, take I-90 east 35 minutes to the Bearmouth Exit (Exit 138). Turn left at the off-ramp and follow the road under the highway and over the Clark Fork River. Continue on the north Frontage Road for 9 miles to the junction with Mulkey Gulch Road. Follow Mulkey Gulch (unmaintained County) Road approximately 2 miles to the Wet Mulkey/Dry Mulkey intersection. Turn right and follow the Wet Mulkey (unmaintained County) Road for another mile, staying left at the next intersection. Continue to follow the Wet Mulkey Road another mile and a half. You will be on the east side of the canyon at this point. Take the first gated road to the left. Go through the locked gate and climb the west side of the canyon, staying right until you reach the first switchback. Immediately after the first switchback, take the next left on the recently constructed road. Continue past the final switchback heading south toward the property. When you arrive at a dead end road in a stand of large, mature trees, you are in the northeast corner of the property.
There are easements across the neighboring landowner to the north to provide access for new road construction across the west portion of the property.
The Wet Mulkey Road is an unmaintained dirt road. Access is seasonal for passenger vehicles due to winter snowpack. The property may be accessed during the winter season by either maintaining the roads by plowing snow or by riding a snowmobile. Access with a passenger vehicle is typically from mid-May thru November.
Access across BLM ownership on the Dry Mulkey Road will be assigned.
Easements benefitting the Property will be assigned at the time of sale. Stimson will retain rights and ability to assign additional easements to benefit its remaining ownership, including easements across the property.
Electric Power: There is no power on or near the property. This is an off-grid type property. Power is near the Frontage road approximately 6 road miles away.
Water: There is no known surface water on the property.
Water Rights: There are no known water rights associated with the property.
Terrain: The terrain is predominantly steep and rugged with level areas along the ridgeline in the NE corner of the property or in the bottom of Dry Mulkey Gulch.
Vegetation: The property is well-forested throughout, primarily with Douglas fir. Mature trees are well distributed across the property. Smaller conifer regeneration is found throughout the ownership. Natural open meadows exist on southerly aspects.
Covenants: There are no restrictions on the use of the land.
Site Improvements: There are no approved well or septic sites on the property. There is no fencing.
Mineral Rights: There is two Mineral reservations on the property. The ACM (Anaconda Copper Mining) Deed covers E ½ of the NE ¼ of Section 31 dividing the mineral interest into two separate titles which are owned by two different entities. Neither the hydrocarbon reservation nor the precious metals reservation are available for purchase. The BN (Burlington Northern) Deed covers the remainder of the property. The precious metals mineral rights (gold, silver, copper, etc.) are held by Stimson and will be conveyed at the time of sale. The hydrocarbon reservation is not available for purchase.