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Forest Service Cabin @ Porcupine Creek 2BD, 2BA, 1,200 sqft :: $289,000


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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Unique property minutes from the skiing, restaurants and services of Big Sky with flyfishing and hiking the Gallatin National Forest outside the door. Owners received special permission from Forest Service to replace dilapidated hunting shack from 1940s. The replacement home was designed by Clark Llewelyn (then the dean of the MSU School of Architecture) and was built in 2002 by Big Sky Build (highly reputable local builder). Situated on a bend in Porcupine Trail with gurgling Porcupine Creek on two sides. Trail is popular with hikers and horses but cabin privacy provided by back deck and screened porch overlooking creek and is surrounded by prairie grasses and wildflowers. Road from 191 and Porcupine Trail maintained by Forest Service and county. Locked gate between trailhead and trail is only accessible to owner and FS personnel. Parking space available outside cabin fence for cabin owner and guests may be used for loading purposes, but overnight and/or long-term parking is located nearby at the trailhead. Designed for low maintenance with Cor-Ten Steel roof and features rustic style and modern conveniences including high-speed DSL service. Fully enclosed septic system with four connected 1000-gallon tanks to protect water quality of creek (pumping needed about once a year depending on usage). A private well was dug in 2002 and they installed a water treatment system to ensure delicious taste and quality. There is propane forced-air in addition to a woodstove and eletric baseboards. There is a full security system including connection to septic to mitigate concerns about owning from afar. Alpine Property Management’s contract currently provides two regular inspection visits per month in winter and one per month in summer; they handle all arrangements regarding the septic pumping, propane refilling, occasional repairs as needed. About 1350 sq ft includes 2 BR, 2 BA, large great room, mudroom, laundry, screened porch, back deck (some room for expansion within FS limit of 1500). 1200 square feet are heated, the screened porch is about 150 sqft. The conveyance of the property is subject to approval from the Gallatin National Forest Service Department of Agriculture. ** Buyers should be aware that a FS leased cabin cannot be a primary residence, nor can it be financed. It can only be rented for 15 days per year. Inquire for more deatils. Taxes were $285 and the lease amount was $5,026 in 2014. 20-year Forest Service lease renewable in 2028/2029. 4

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Big Sky Meadow Village

Gallatin River Porcupine Trailhead

www.PorcupineCabin.com Details @ MLS 207503 575 PORCUPINE CREEK TRAIL IS BEING OFFERED FULLY FURNISHED FOR $289,000 For a tour, please schedule an appointment with Tallie Lancey, Broker 406.600.8081 & tallie@bigskySIR.com Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty Offering is subject to errors, omissions, prior sale, change or withdrawal without notice, and approval of purchase by owner. Information regarding land classification, maps, etc is intended only as a general guideline and has been provided by the owner as well as other sources deemed reliable, but the accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Prospective purchasers are encouraged to research the information to their own satisfaction. Each office is independently owned and operated.

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YOU WOULDN’T BELIEVE HOW ADVENTUROUS YOU’D BE IF YOU OWNED THIS CABIN. 6

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575 Porcupine Creek ~ $289,000  

Sold in the summer of 2015.

575 Porcupine Creek ~ $289,000  

Sold in the summer of 2015.

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