Discover Polecat Bench Farm: Your Affordable Country Retreat in Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin. Escape to the heart of Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin and experience the tranquility of Polecat Bench Farm. This idyllic property offers a cozy haven for those seeking to raise cows, horses and indulge in farming amidst breathtaking natural beauty.
Nestled on 65± acres of land, you’ll find a brand-new manufactured home that serves as your comfortable retreat. Adjacent to it, a spacious modern 2-stall insulated shop awaits, complete with convenient living quarters. With a separate bedroom and two radiant heating zones, this versatile space ensures comfort throughout the seasons.
The farm boasts a flourishing field that yields 5-7 tons per acre when planted with alfalfa or mixed grasses. Imagine tending to your crops while enjoying panoramic views of the Bighorns to the east, Heart Mountain to the west, and the majestic Polecat Bench to the northwest. An underground sprinkler system, supplemented by town water and gas, ensures efficient irrigation for your 50± irrigated acres, conveniently bordered on either side by expansive canals.
As you plan your farming future, the sellers graciously offer to disc up the alfalfa seed crop this fall, in compliance with the final year of their contract, allowing you to replant the fields with your preferred crops next fall or in the following spring, enabling you to shape the farm according to your vision.
Nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers will find themselves in paradise, with the Deaver Reservoir just a mile away. This popular local fishery beckons with its abundance of trout, walleye, and catfish, perfect for peaceful angling excursions. Plus, culinary delights await just a short 5-minute drive from the property at The Highway 310 Bar & Grill, widely regarded as the best restaurant in Park or Bighorn County.
Conveniently located, Cody is a mere 35 miles away, Powell just 14 miles, Sheridan 90 miles, and Billings, Montana, a manageable 75-mile drive. Nearby, the Shoshone and Bighorn rivers meander, inviting you to explore their natural wonders. Adventurers will also relish indulging in blue-ribbon mountain trout fishing and winter activities such as skiing and snowmobiling in the adjacent Bighorn Mountains.
Polecat Bench Farm is an ideal haven for those dreaming of a small-scale organic farm or envisioning a harmonious horse and cow operation. The property is blessed with the sight of ringneck pheasants and whitetail deer, and enjoys their abundant presence in the surrounding area, enhancing your connection with nature.