Off-grid Garnet Mountains Retreat - Clinton, Montana

Step into this one of a kind home on 17 acres in the Montana Garnet Mountain Range and add your own finishing touches to nearly completed house. Property is a mining claim patented in 1907! Owners selling due to health issues hope to find a buyer seeking to continue living their self sufficient life style.

Total square footage 2042, 916 square feet main level and full basement, 210 sq. ft. on second level, with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The photovoltic system supports a conventional life style, while living off the grid. Includes back up generator used periodically during winter months to assist the sun in keeping battery bank charged. Year round well supplies abundant clear potable water pumped to house by Grundfos submersible soft start pump. Ranai On Demand propane hot water keeps it coming when a long hot shower is all you want after a day on the mountain hunting, hiking, 4 wheeling the back country roads, picking huckleberries, snowshoeing in winter, whatever your pleasure it can be done on this Montana paradise! Wood stove on main floor and 2 propane stoves, one main floor, one basement, keep house toasty warm. A 1000 gallon propane tank ensures a good supply. Foundation is 11" ICFs, with daylight basement, 6" framed walls finished with Hardie cement fiber siding, heavy gauge seamless metal roofing, leaving a home built to withstand the test of time.

The owners have spent 7 years thinning the property to keep the trees healthy and create a safe space offering as much protection as possible from wildfires. Lots of grassy areas to support the local wild life, which include deer, elk, and moose. Private road to house is 1/4-mile long and house is not visible from the county road. Access to property can be from either the north, Potomac side (Highway 200) or the south, Clinton side (I-90). South side normally used, as it is more easily kept clear over winter months, as well as being only 22 miles to Missoula, Montana. Is this challenging life for you? Let us talk to you about it! We are asking $185,000 with seller terms, $65,000 down. Or $165,000 cash to seller. Contact our agent, Bobbie Twite, at Twite Realty (406) 544-6153,

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