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LAKEVIEW RANCH Helena, Montana


LAKEVIEW RANCH OVERVIEW AND HISTORY Lakeview Ranch sits on 640.25 acres on Canyon Ferry’s western edge. The property is a full section surrounded by the lake and public lands. Built in 2012, by Teton Heritage Builders and designed by Blue Sky Architecture PC. This beautiful 17,000 square foot home is perched high on a mountain and offers expansive lake and mountain views to the east. On the opposite end of the property is a caretaker’s residence complete with 5,000 square foot workshop. Two active springs run across the land and at the bottom of the section is an old apple orchard. There are no covenants, conditions or restrictions on the property and the possibilities and potential uses are endless.



Grand entry complete with large double doors, custom iron work and heated stone floors

25’ vaulted ceilings, two sitting areas around a massive stone fireplace under two iron chandeliers 4

Double thick granite counter tops in this professional grade, eat-in kitchen with elevated breakfast area As you walk through the large double doors of the The pantry off the kitchen is outfitted with drawers and home’s entry you’ll notice the radiant floor heating in cabinets for dry storage and also contains a second full both the stone inlay and the beautiful reclaimed wood size Sub Zero fridge and work station. floors throughout. The home’s great room features 25’ vaulted ceilings and overlooks Canyon Ferry Lake. The open concept kitchen faces the great room’s large stone fireplace and two sitting areas. The kitchen has 17’ ceilings and includes double thick granite counter tops, two dishwashers, a column style Sub Zero fridge and freezer, cooled beverage drawers, a microwave drawer, a warming oven, a Wolf double oven/stove and custom hood. Off the kitchen there is a raised breakfast booth with panoramic views of the lake and seating for ten. On the other side of the kitchen is the formal dining area, also with seating for ten. In the kitchen is an electric dumb waiter perfect for getting food from the BBQ in Formal dining area with seating for ten the lower level outdoor entertaining area to the table. 5

Spectacular views, lifestyle, luxury and privacy.




Wake up to views of Canyon Ferry Lake from this fabulous master bedroom

Heated stone floors and raised Jacuzzi tub under vaulted timber ceilings Past the great room and through an impressive stone archway is the Master Wing. There, under vaulted timber ceilings, situated in the middle of the room is a beautiful canopy bed which faces the large picture windows. In the corner of the room is a vintage 1920, fully restored parlor wood stove. Overhead is one of five custom made chandeliers in the master wing. Off the master bedroom through sliding doors with Moroccan etched copper inlays is a warm and peaceful sun room. The master bathroom features a large granite and glass walk in shower with a stone bench, an elevated Jacuzzi tub, dual under counter mounted glass sinks with granite counter tops and a separate commode room. The large picture windows around the tub are outfitted with top down window privacy shades. There is a large walk in closet with built in shelving and cabinets. Walk in granite shower and dual glass sinks


The view from your desk in the master study Above the four car, 35’ deep garage is the master study. A private staircase leads to this spacious room with timber beams and vaulted ceilings. Custom leather couches and recliners surround a built in entertainment system. In the corner of the room is the home’s third completely restored wood stove, a vintage US Army Cannon. A wet bar with granite counter tops, copper sink and fridge is in the other corner. Out the double doors is a large Brazilian ipe deck with glass deck rails. Behind one of the built in book cases is a secret door which leads to a large secluded bedroom with three queen size beds and a flat screen TV. The study is completely furnished and also includes a hand woven Pakistani rug, an imported rustico coffee table and a large desk. 10

Custom made tufted leather couches and recliners around the entertainment system

Wet bar and work area


View from the loft above En suite bath Above: The main floor offers a two bedroom family suite with fantastic lake views. One of the bedrooms features a loft and custom iron ladder/staircase. Hanging from the vaulted ceilings of both rooms are beautiful iron chandeliers. The suite features an en suite bathroom which includes a shower/bath combo, granite counter tops, dual undermount sinks and commodes. Right: Also on the main floor is a bright and spacious guest bedroom.This room features vaulted ceilings, a queen size bed, a large closet and iron chandelier. The guest bathroom is right outside the bedroom door. 12




ENERGY AND SECURITY The Lakeview Ranch is energy efficient and employs a low voltage lighting system, 13 geothermal wells, radiant floor heating throughout, solar hot water, core-bond SPF insulation throughout, a R55 insulated roof, a HRV heat exchanger and solar electric back up. There are twelve buried 1,000 gallon propane tanks, a back up 36KW propane generator and a back up HVAC and forced air system throughout. There is a fire-suppression system as well as an extensive home and family security system complete with electric gate with intercom and keypad, exterior-motion activated cameras and interior cameras that are monitored 24/7 and are remotely accessible.



Lower level entertaining area


Bar with pass through window to outdoor entertaining area, pool table and work station.

Lower level seating area around fully restored vintage Round Oak, nickel plated base burner wood stove The lower level is accessed by two separate lighted stair cases (north and south) with custom iron hand rails. With 12’, coffered inlayed ceilings the lower level includes the entertaining area with den, powder room, bar, pool table and work station as well as the theater, gym, wine cellar/tasting room, bunk room and lower level suite. In the den around a beautifully restored vintage, Round Oak, nickel plated base burner wood stove is a large U-shaped leather sectional and ottoman. The bar with seating for four features double thick granite counter tops, custom cabinets, a sink, ice-maker, refrigerator and a pass through window to the outside entertaining area. Around the pool table are more custom cabinets and a large work station with wireless hot-spot, where you can set up your computer and get a little work done while you play. Out side the floor to ceiling windows on the room’s eastern side you can walk out side to the home’s impressive outdoor entertaining area and massive 30’ stone fireplace.


WINE CELLAR/TASTING ROOM The home’s wine cellar/tasting room can accommodate over 1250 bottles and has comfortable seating for ten. With a dedicated climate control, humidifier, dual paned windows and touch pad security system on the door, your wine collection will be safe and secure. The stone wall posts are made of salvaged limestone from a ranch in Kansas and contain visible fossils! The 12’ groin vaulted brick ceiling evokes feelings of grandeur above the custom made wall sconces and iron chandelier. The room also features a custom steel alcove with a copper sink, wine refrigerator, wine glass cabinet and bulk storage. Original art work included. 18



Home theater with seating for twelve The theater is outfitted with two tiers of elevated leather recliners. In the back row there is a bench seat complete with cushions and pillows under which are sliding storage drawers for all your blankets. Built into the wall is the projector and at the front of the room the 123” adjustable screen. On both sides of the screen are built in storage shelves.The room is set up with DirecTV, BlueRay and Apple TV. You’ll be able to turn up the volume on the custom engineered sound system in this soundproof room with cork ceilings and sound panels. The theater has its own dedicated climate control system.


The view of Canyon Ferry Lake from this gym is good enough to make you want to go outside! But, during the Montana winter you’ll have no excuse not to exercise in this beautiful space. Work out equipment included, this gym like the rest of the house, comes with a custom made chandelier and incredible views.

BUNK ROOM In the bunk room there are four queen size bunk beds. Each custom made bunk has privacy curtains, storage drawers, accordion lighting, shelves, and electrical outlets for charging all of your devices. This room has its own wireless ‘hot-spot’ built into the ceiling. There is a large walk in closet and an en suite bath. The bath includes a trough style, concrete sink with two faucets and two pull out standing platforms for little kids. The glass walk in shower is lined with zebrano stone.

Four queen size custom bunk beds with privacy curtains


Quiet and comfortable lower level suite The lower master includes a king size bed and a beautiful en suite bath which features a shower/tub combo, inlayed tile and granite counter tops with dual under-mounted sinks and a custom iron chandelier.

Beautiful en suite bathroom with dual sinks and granite counter tops



Around a massive stone fire place is seating for all your friends and family. This space has a built in pizza oven, a steel smoker and a gas BBQ grill! There is a built in stone beverage cooler, and two stone slab tables. Exterior speakers and lighting will keep the party going long after the sun has set.

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Beautiful views of the lake from the cobblestone patio

On the other side of the 640 acres is the caretaker’s residence. Built from timber off of the property this one bed, one bath home features an open concept full kitchen with seating at the island, a dining area and a den. Attached is a large garage. Outside is a cobblestone patio with fire-pit and beautiful expansive views of the lake. Just up the hill from the caretaker’s residence is the workshop.This 5,200 square foot building has a metal roof, concrete floors and can be accessed by a large roll up door on one end or two sliding doors on the west side. This building is home to a New Holland tractor with log skidder, pallet forks and large scoop which comes with the property. The potential uses for this space are endless. 26




Lakeview ranch is the perfect place for some one looking for privacy. With 640 acres to with play with you can have all that rural Montana offers while still being 15 minutes from downtown Helena. With no covenants, conditions and restrictions this property could be your private hunting grounds, it could be a place for your livestock to roam, or it could be the perfect equestrian paradise. 29


Lakeview Estate

On Canyon Ferry Lake’s western edge this property feels very private and secluded but is only 15 minutes from down town Helena. Montana’s capital city has its own airport and is served by Delta, United and Alaskan Airlines which make for quick and convenient travel. 30


Feature Sheet Exquisitely private sporting & recreational ranch: ! ! ! ! ! ! !

640.25 acres surrounded on two sides by BLM, one side by Canyon Ferry Lake Primary Residence with gated entry Separate Caretaker/Guest residence Large barn/sawmill/storage facility (130’ x 40’) Old growth apple orchards 2 active year round springs Close to Helena, Montana (culture, dining, shopping, medical facilities, airport)

A Legacy Primary Residence: ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

Multi-Level Timber Frame Home - Old World Tuscan/Mountain Genre Open concept with high vaulted ceilings Porte-cochère 10 Bedrooms & 9 baths Energy efficient geothermal radiant floor heat/cooling throughout Backup: Conventional Forced Air and HVAC Extensive custom stonework, ironwork, marble, granite & tile work 4 - Car heated garage, 35' deep with automatic garage door openers, cabinets and work counters


Grand Entry Foyer that presents guests with expansive lake views: " " " " "

Double doors with beveled glass and iron grill Hammerton Chandelier Custom Camille Bench Stone inlay floor Stone closet with large art/sculpture display platform

Great Room designed for relaxed entertaining: " " " " " " " " "

Massive wood fireplace with hand tooled iron screen and propane log lighter 25' ceiling 2 seating areas Large Hammerton Chandeliers x 2 Hancock and Moore - leather/fabric couches x 2 & leather chairs x 2 Imported repurposed coffee table with glass top Over stuffed fabric chairs x 4 Hand woven Pakistani rugs x 2 Wood storage nook & custom built wood cart Built-in up-lights & mono points throughout

Kitchen built for the most discerning chef: " "

17' vaulted ceiling Elevated Breakfast nook with view of lake

Lakeview Ranch information was provided by seller and was not independently verified by Broker. Updated July 2016

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Wolf duel oven, 6 burner range with griddle Custom steel range hood, ceiling height Sub Zero Column Refrigerator and Freezer with cabinet face Dacor Warming Oven with cabinet face Sub Zero Beverage drawers x 2 with cabinet face Sharp Insight pro Microwave Drawer Asko Dishwasher x 2 Dumb Waiter - Butler's Buddy custom 32x36x36 Copper sinks x 2 with 3/4 HP Insinkerator x 2 Kitchen island with copper sink kick plate Heated Stone floors 15.5 foot kitchen bar with double thickness granite Kitchen island with sink, trash compactor, recycle drawers Solid granite countertops Walk in pantry with office and Sub Zero Refrigerator Integrated sound system Extensive outdoor deck

Dining room: • • • • • • • •

Multi beamed round ceiling with 2-stage chandelier 9-foot diameter round dining table with built in lazy Susan Nook with 10' table and benches with 1-stage matching chandelier Buffet table with cabinets Plaster walls Full-length curtains with sheers Reclaimed wood floors Stone arched entry

Luxurious and Private Master Wing (south end): • • • • • • • •

Stone arched entry way Canopy bed with his and hers bedside scones Elevated 1920 vintage reconditioned parlor wood-stove Reclaimed wood floors Vaulted timber ceiling Plaster walls Moroccan sconces Lake view sunroom with custom sliding doors & Moroccan etched copper inlays

Master Bath & Walk-in Closet: • • • • • • • • • •

Large walk-in shower with full-length granite, stone bench & European glass door Stone floors with radiant heat Elevated Jacuzzi tub Vaulted ceiling Plaster walls Top down window privacy shades Wall sized framed mirror with sconces Dual under mounted glass sinks Separate commode room with plaster walls Large walk in closet with 3 chandeliers and built in shelves and drawers

Lakeview Ranch information was provided by seller and was not independently verified by Broker. Updated July 2016

Master Wing Study (Upper Level): • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Private stairs Vaulted ceilings Custom 108" tufted leather couches x 2 Custom leather recliners x 2 52" HD TV with custom audio system Wet bar with copper sink and U-LINE beverage refrigerator Private Ipe (Brazilian Walnut) hardwood deck with wood hoist & glass deck rails Mono point interior lights Exterior Hammerton Sconces Half bath with copper / mosaic sink Hand woven Pakistani rug Hand-crafted alabaster chandelier from Spain Imported rustico coffee table Vintage reconditioned US Army Cannon Wood-stove Large secluded bedroom (bookcase entrance), 3 x queen beds, separate heating system, carpet.

Additional Main Level Master Suite (north end): • • • •

King size bed Large full bath with shower/tub combo Granite countertops with 2x under-mounted sinks Vaulted ceiling, large closet, carpet, chandelier

Family/Guest Suite Bedroom #1: • • • •

Queen sized bed Carpeted loft with hand tooled custom stair/ladder Views of lake and outdoor entertainment area Vaulted ceiling, large closet, carpet, chandelier

Family/Guest Suite Bedroom #2: • •

King size bed Vaulted ceiling, large closet, carpet, chandelier

Family/Guest Suite Bath: • • •

Full bath with shower/tub combination with inlaid tile Granite counter tops with 2x under-mounted sinks Linen closet


Two separate lighted staircases (north and south) with custom iron handrails Reclaimed wood throughout Coffered 12’ inlayed ceilings with mono-points 1909 Vintage reconditioned Round Oak Nickel plated Base Burner wood stove Large u-shaped leather sectional

Lakeview Ranch information was provided by seller and was not independently verified by Broker. Updated July 2016

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Wet bar/catering kitchen with granite counter tops, Sub-Zero ice maker & U-LINE beverage refrigerator Pass through window for outdoor entertainment area Billiard table Exercise room with state of the art equipment, full wall mirror and lake views

Wine Cellar: • • • • • • • •

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12' groin vaulted brick ceiling Stained Concrete floors Custom stonework throughout 1250+ bottle capacity Dedicated climate control with humidifier Duel pane exterior windows Custom steel alcove gate Alcove: copper sink, Sub Zero wine fridge with bulk storage drawers, wine glass cabinet, Moroccan sconce, custom iron gate Custom sconces, mono-points & chandelier Seating for 10-12 people

Theater: • • • • • • • •

Elevated tiered recliners Rear bench with sliding storage drawers Built-in high performance projector & 123" adjustable screen Direct TV/Blue Ray/Apple TV Dedicated climate control Custom engineered sound system Soundproofed: corked ceilings, sound panels Timber, stonework, carpet, mono-points, sconces, double door

Lower master bedroom: • • • •

King size bed Shower/tub combination with inlayed tile Granite counter tops with 2 under mounted sinks Chandelier

Bunkroom: • • • • • • • •

8 x queen sized bunks Each bunk has privacy curtains, drawers, accordion lights, electrical plugs and shelving for iPads, computers, phones etc. Wi-Fi "hot spot" in ceiling Large walk-in closet Bunkroom en-suite bath: Concrete trough sink with 2 faucets and 2 pull out footstools for smaller kids Accordion light with counter weight Shower lined with Zebrano stone

Lakeview Ranch information was provided by seller and was not independently verified by Broker. Updated July 2016

Outdoor Recreation Area: • • • • • • • •

Large outdoor stone fireplace with wood storage Built in Pizza Oven “The Good One” - Steel smoker DCS Professional Gas BBQ Grill with side burner Built in beverage cooler Large stone slab table & stone slab serving table Stamped concrete patio deck Exterior speakers & lighting

Additional appliances: • • • •

Sub Zero Refrigerator – pantry Frigidaire Freezer – garage Washing machine - LG Top Loader Dryer x 2 - LG Front Loaders

Security and Sound system: •

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Exterior cameras: 7 x Axis PTZ motion activated IR and day color cameras with IR illuminators, networked for offsite viewing access, 12 terabyte storage, faux painted camera housings 3 x common area interior cameras, networked for offsite viewing access Comprehensive motion detection and 24/7 security monitoring 5 separate Wi-Fi "hot spots" providing full signal coverage Creston controlled sound system with Apple TV & Sirius satellite connection Direct TV Multiple control iPad control panels strategically located throughout the residence Two portable iPad control panels Offsite web app controls via iPad for security, climate control, lighting and audio visual

Heating, Cooling, Ventilation, Redundancy & other systems: • • • • • • • • • • • • •

13 x Geothermal wells Radiant floor heat throughout the home Back up propane boiler 12,000 Gal of propane storage Back up HVAC and Forced Air throughout Solar hot water CoreBond SPF insulation throughout R55 insulated roof HRV Heat Exchanger Fire suppression system throughout Infrared vacuum tested for insulation integrity Energy efficient home (electric and gas bills available upon request) Solar electric back up

Additional Finish & Fixture Details: • • •

8' doors throughout Mono point accent lighting throughout Custom Hammerton exterior sconces upper and lower levels

Lakeview Ranch information was provided by seller and was not independently verified by Broker. Updated July 2016

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Landscape lighting front and rear Rocky Mountain hardware throughout 3 x refurbished vintage wood stoves Reclaimed wood floors throughout 12 x 1,000 gal Propane Tanks – buried 75gal per minute well (270 feet) with 2 stage pump 2,500 gal septic system GENERAC 36KW Propane Generator (automatic) Crestron lighting, low voltage, AV, temp control and security control system, completely networked for off site control Custom cabinets with anti-slam hardware throughout Todo toilets with anti-slam lids 130' x 40' sawmill with concrete floors and steel roof, large roll up door, 2 large sliding doors New Holland Tractor with log skidder, pallet forks and large scoop Automatic gate Additional areas of interest to be shown by appointment only with NDA (approx. value $5 million): o Extensive family security features o Complete system redundancy o Home and property security

Caretakers Residence: • • • • • • • •

1 Bedroom 1 Bath with shower Separate well & septic Propane heat with 1,000 buried propane tank Open concept kitchen/dining/living areas with vaulted ceiling Large garage/workshop Internet Cobblestone patio with fire pit ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

Architect - Allison Noble - Blue Sky Architecture PC Timber Frame - Hamill Creek Timber Homes, British Columbia General Contractors - Teton Heritage Builders, Bozeman, MT Custom Ironwork - Scott Espelin, Wild West Ironworks, Belgrade, MT Interior design - Carole Sisson Design Associates, Big Sky, MT Cabinetry - Interwest Cabinets, Rexburg, ID Geothermal - Teton Energy Systems Solar water/electric - Manhattan Plumbing & Heating, Intertech Manufacturing LLC

Lakeview Ranch information was provided by seller and was not independently verified by Broker. Updated July 2016

LAKEVIEW RANCH ON 640 ACRES Offered Furnished At


• 640 Acres • 17,533 Sq. Ft. Timber Frame Home • 10 Bed/9 Bath • Extraordinary family security features. • Caretaker’s Residence & 5200 Sq.Ft. Work Shop




Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty 406.995.2211


Lakeview Ranch, Helena, Montana  

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