Packer Spring is a 320 acre property with a developed spring for seasonal livestock grazing. The north 160 acres has gentle topography overall while the south 160 acres is steeper with about 80 acres of marketable timber. The property adjoins State ownership to the south. There is legal access to the property from the Bear Gulch County Road. This property has plenty of level area to develop a seasonal home or cabin with plenty of room for pasture, shop or outbuildings. The route to the property from the county road is not maintained. Winter travel will require regular plowing or snow machine for access from December thru April.
Legal: W2 Section 25, T12NR14W, PMM
Zoning: None Known
Species: DF, LPP, PP
Inventory: 640 mbf
Current Use: Timber
Reservations: Oil, Gas and Precious Metals
Location: Granite County, Montana
Estimated Annual Taxes: $400
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 5.5 miles to the junction with the Bear Gulch Road. This road leads to the Garnet Ghost Town as well. Follow the Bear Gulch (County) Road approximately 5 miles, turning right on the Upper Mulkey Road. Follow the Upper Mulkey Road approximately 5 miles to the property. Look for a stock tank made of a tractor tire on the up-hill side of the road near the spring. At this point, you are in the NW corner of the property. This is the legal access route to the property and will be assigned at the time of sale.
There is an open road accessing the property from Dry Mulkey Gulch as well, but legal access is not complete and the route is steep and rough in places.
The Upper Mulkey Road is a dirt road not maintained during the winter months so 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.
Easements benefitting the Property will be assigned at the time of sale. Stimson will retain rights and ability to assign additional easements to benefit remaining ownerships if necessary.
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 10 road miles from the property.
Water: There is one perennial spring on the property located at the cattle trough.
Water Rights: There are no known water rights associated with the property.
Terrain: The terrain is varied throughout but the majority of the topography is gently sloped. There are a number of potential building sites in the north half of the ownership.
Vegetation: The property is moderately forested with Douglas fir. Mature trees are scattered while smaller conifer regeneration is found throughout the ownership. There is approximately 80 acres of mature timber in the SE corner of the property.
Covenants: There are no restriction on the use of the land.
Site Improvements: There are no approved well or septic sites approved on the property. There is no fencing.
Mineral Rights: There is one Mineral reservations on the property. The ACM (Anaconda Copper Mining) Deed divides the mineral interest into two separate titles which are owned by two different entities. The hydrocarbon reservation is not available for purchase. The precious metals reservation is available for purchase from the owner (not Stimson Lumber Co.). Disclosure of additional information can be provided to the Buyer upon request once a Buy-Sell Agreement is entered.
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