The 1,501± acre Elk Meadows Ranch is not only a stunningly beautiful and private recreational ranch, it is also a great real estate investment and a gathering place for friends and family. It is virtually impossible to find a world-class ranch within minutes of a world-class ski resort, this unique quality makes it rare in an asset class built on its lack of supply. The ranch is a year-round paradise and a holiday tradition waiting to happen.

The Elk Meadows Ranch is located just minutes from the 6 Shooter lift at the Madison Base Area of Big Sky Resort. This proximity contributes to the attractiveness of the ranch as an investment, particularly right now with the Big Sky market booming. However, once you own the ranch and begin enjoying every aspect of it as well as the fly fishing on the Madison and the many restaurants, golf courses and festivals in Big Sky and Ennis, you’ll forget about the investment quality of the ranch because you’ll never want to sell.


  • $16,500,000
  • Very private 1,501± contiguous deeded acres
  • Also Offered as 3 Separate Parcels: West Ranch 1,148± Acres for $12,450,000, East Ranch 354± Acres for $5,495,000 and Southeast Ranch 194± Acres for $3,275,000
  • Located on a private, gated road connecting the largest ski area in the United States, Big Sky, to the capital of fly fishing, Ennis, Montana
  • 3± mile border with the Lee Metcalf Wilderness
  • Located just 12 miles to the 6 Shooter lift at Big Sky Resort, less than 25± minutes to Ennis and the Madison River, and just over an hour southwest of Bozeman
  • 1,387± acres held in conservation easement
  • Several small streams and springs located throughout the ranch
  • World-class deer and elk hunting in a very private basin
  • Spring-fed trout pond
  • Incredible views of Lone Peak, Fan and Cedar Mountains, the Spanish Peaks, and the Madison Valley
  • Ranch lies between the Madison and Gallatin Rivers providing world-class fishing

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Special properties deserve an exceptional land brokerage company like Fay Ranches. Our team has the knowledge, proven record of success, and a deep appreciation for the land and its traditions. We know how to market your unique property to the right audience. We invite you to learn more about our approach. Please call us at 800-238-8616 or click on the link below for more information.

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