Welcome to the Chewack River Ranch, a one-of-a-kind working cattle and dude ranch nestled in the heart of the Methow Valley, one of Washington’s most sought-after rural communities. This ranch has a rich history of being a productive Charolais Cattle ranch through multiple generations. The 519± acres span from the Chewuch River banks across a valley of fertile farmland and up the west-facing slope to 3,100 feet in elevation, where you can enjoy captivating views of the surrounding mountains and the valley below.

This ranch currently operates eight pivots to irrigate nearly 70± acres of hay crops. Three historical water rights run with the property to provide enough water for multiple cuttings of hay per year. Along with farming, this ranch is set up with a dream corral system and sorting pens to care for your livestock efficiently. In addition, the caretaker’s house allows you to hire a ranch manager to help run this magnificent property.

With multiple income-producing avenues already in place, this turnkey ranch is ready to start producing for you upon closing, including snowmobile rentals, trail rides, and numerous cabin rentals set up for a relaxing retreat. The barn loft has been converted to host gatherings such as weddings or social events.

To top off this magnificent property, the beautiful ranch house sits on a hill above it all. This ranch is sure to impress with custom touches, including exposed beams, stone fireplaces, hardwood floors, and a captivating view, to name a few. Enjoy the in-ground pool on hot summer days and the hot tub on cool fall nights. This house is set up to entertain with an open downstairs room, including a fireplace, full kitchen, and bar.

Today, the Chewack River Ranch remains a working cattle ranch with all the ranching amenities to make it one of the best Washington ranches on the market. The investments have been put in place, and business opportunities abound. So come relax and enjoy all that this beautiful ranch has to offer.


  • 519± acres
  • 70± irrigated acres
  • 8 pivots, 6 of which are new within the past 7 years
  • Main house, ranchhand house, and 5 rental cabins
  • 10,750 square foot barn with restored loft for weddings or events
  • 3 separate water rights, including the Chewack Ditch Company
  • 5,000+ feet of Chewuch River frontage
  • Horse and cattle corrals, chutes, and sorting pens
  • World-class mule deer hunting, as well as whitetails in the river bottoms; GMU 224 (Pearrygin) and 218 (Chewuch)
  • Numerous income-producing options: dude rides, snowmobile rentals, cabin rentals, hay production, horse boarding, and much more
  • Fly fishing in the Chewuch (trout) and Methow Rivers (steelhead and trout)
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.

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