Partner | Broker Associate
Licensed in MT, WY
Licensed since 2004 and located in Bozeman, Montana, Branif Scott is a seasoned, successful real estate professional and is one of Fay Ranches’ top producers. Branif’s passion for the land, love for the Rocky Mountain region, and honesty and sincerity when working with and helping clients has propelled him to the top of his field as an expert in income-producing farms, high-end properties, recreational ranches, and other types of large landholdings and exclusive homes.
Born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Branif prides himself on his midwestern work ethic and values. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin in 1990, and before making the transition to real estate, Branif held positions in professional sales, marketing, and business management. Before joining Fay Ranches, Branif worked with the top-producing real estate agency in Big Sky, Montana selling high-end properties at the Yellowstone Club, Spanish Peaks Club, Big Sky Resort, and Moonlight Basin. In 2010, Branif assisted in opening the PureWest Christie’s International Real Estate of Big Sky office, where he built a successful real estate career selling both high-end properties and upscale homes in and around the recreational playground of Big Sky, Montana.
After nine years of making his mark as a top producing agent in Big Sky, Branif expanded into income-producing farms, recreational ranches, and significant land acquisitions here at Fay Ranches. Branif is one of the very few agents in Montana who understands all facets of the different markets and niches Montana has to offer.
Branif’s nineteen years of experience and involvement in many diverse types of transactions has resulted in a proven understanding of value-added land acquisitions, extensive knowledge of exclusive opportunities, and conservation easement comprehension, assessment, and implementation. Branif is passionate about the needs and goals of his clients and represents buyers and sellers locally and worldwide. Many of them are repeat clients and are now personal friends.
Branif spends his free time with his wife, Nicole, their two children, and their three dogs, taking full advantage of all that Montana has to offer, including fly fishing, hunting, hiking, and skiing.
Branif Scott is currently a licensed broker associate in Montana and Wyoming—and thoroughly enjoys doing business in both states. He is a member of the Realtors Land Institute, adding value to his clients with knowledge and resources only a land specialist can provide.
Branif Scott was involved in over $225,000,000 in sales in 2021 and 2022.
Recent notable sales/acquisitions over $20,000,000:
- Crazy Elk Ranch | 3,731± acres | Belgrade, MT
- F Double D Ranch | 7,690± acres | Manhattan, MT
- West Boulder Ranch/Burnt Leather Ranch | 4,751± acres | McLeod, MT
- Trail Creek Ranch | 8,100± acres | Livingston, MT
Recent notable sales/acquisitions over $10,000,000:
- Sacred Raven Ranch | 1,542± acres | Fishtail, MT
- Warren Peak Ranch | 5,841± acres | Philipsburg, MT
- Bridger Shadows Farm | 919± acres | Bozeman, MT
- Elk Meadows Ranch | 1,501± acres | Big Sky, MT
Recent notable sales/acquisitions over $5,000,000:
- Montana Eagle Ranch | 951± acres | Wilsall, MT
- High Meadow Mountain Ranch | 457± acres | Huson, MT
- Bridger View Country Estate | 300± acres | Belgrade, MT
- Mill Creek Fish Camp | 18± acres | Pray, MT
- Hyalite View Ranch | 137± acres | Bozeman, MT
- North Boulder River Ranch | 2,687± acres | Cardwell, MT
- Alpen Strasse | 225± acres | Bozeman, MT
- Little B Ranch | 292± acres | Bozeman, MT
- Diamond Hitch Ski Chalet | 1± acres | Big Sky, MT
- The Farmhouse on Dry Creek | 94± acres | Belgrade, MT
Recent notable sales/acquisitions over $3,000,000:
- Be Still River Ranch | 66± acres | Columbus, MT
- Retreat at Basin Creek | 534± acres | Butte, MT
- The Summit | 70± acres | Seeley Lake, MT
- Middle Fork of Sixteen Mile Creek Ranch | 542± acres | Belgrade, MT
- Dry Creek Farm | 256± acres | Belgrade, MT
- East Gallatin River Farmhouse | 20± acres | Bozeman, MT
- Dry Creek Canyon Ranch | 300± acres | Belgrade, MT
- Raven Hill | 160± acres | Belgrade, MT
- Bear Paw Trail | Big Sky, MT
- West Boulder Lakes | 544± acres | McLeod, MT
- Yellowstone River Ranch | 269± acres | Livingston, MT
- Bridger Peaks Estate | 66± acres | Bozeman, MT
- Out Cast Ranch | 170± acres | Twin Bridges, MT
- Cold Springs Ranch | 3,345± acres | Norris, MT
Fay Ranches Inc. Headquarters
395 Gallatin Park Drive
Bozeman, Montana 59715
7 Active Properties Listed by Branif Scott
This Montana property, nestled between the Bridger, Absaroka, and Crazy Mountains, has 1 mile of the Shields River, a guide favorite for fishable trout water, making up the eastern boundary. Run as a fly fishing lodge for the past two years, the nine-bed, 10.5-bath lodge looks out on incredible views. Located just outside Clyde Park, close to Livingston, and not far from Bozeman’s airport, this property is offered turnkey and is move-in ready for the next owner to begin their Montana adventure.
About 10 minutes to Ennis, Montana, and only 3± miles to historic Virginia City, this property borders BLM and State land, providing 1000s of acres to recreate on. The ranch boasts staggering views of 7mountain ranges, as well as wildlife ranging from bears and moose to eagles and elk. The ranch is very diverse, from grassy hillsides filled with flowers, juniper, and aspen trees, to spring-fed valleys teeming with wildlife. The property is less than 20 minutes from the Ruby and Madison Rivers.
This Montana property is mostly irrigated with about half a mile of blue-ribbon trout frontage on the Big Hole River and a stocked pond. Across from the property, State land turns into BLM and National Forest. The property and the nearby public land are home to a variety of wildlife. No expense was spared when building the 9,322± SF, 4 bed, 4.5 bath home. Outbuildings include a barn/workshop, 4-stall horse barn, gazebo, and greenhouse. This property is a few minutes to Melrose, Montana, and 30± minutes to Wise River, as well as Butte and its commercial airport.
An abundance of healthy grass and 700± acres of winter wheat make up this 2,750± deeded acre property, in addition to a 2,680± acre BLM lease, totaling 5,430± acres. Where the pheasants, deer, and antelope play today, dinosaurs roamed long ago. Just 30± minutes from Fort Peck Dam and 10± miles from Rock Creek Marina on Fort Peck Lake in Montana, it is easy to imagine days spent casting to walleye, smallmouth bass, northern pike, lake trout, and Chinook salmon or hunting on the property and thousands of acres of contiguous public land.
Over a mile of Maryott Gulch runs the length of this property, just 30± minutes from Bozeman, Montana and 10± minutes from the Gallatin River. Panoramic views of the Spanish Peaks, Bridger Mountains, Ruby Mountain, Tobacco Roots, and Elk Horns are visible from the two elevated Designated Residential Areas. Deer, elk, and other Montana wildlife roam the acreage. Montana Ranch’s amenities, including trails and an equestrian facility, are exceptional. This property is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts looking to build their Montana dream home.
Rolling hills and plenty of pasture space make this the perfect property for the equestrian. Contiguous to state land, this property is 30± minutes from Bozeman, Montana, and less than 10 minutes from the Gallatin River. Incredible views of the Spanish Peaks, Bridger Mountains, Ruby Mountain, Tobacco Roots, Big Belts, and Elk Horns are visible from the two elevated Designated Residential Areas on this property. Deer, elk, and other Montana wildlife roam the acreage. Montana Ranch’s amenities, including trails and an equestrian facility, are exceptional.
This property boasts about half a mile of blue-ribbon trout frontage on the Big Hole River. Already divided into 5 parcels, the property makes up a subdivision that is approved by the county. The 30± acres could also be a blank slate for a private riverfront retreat. White-tailed deer, elk, bear, duck, geese, and other wildlife call the thousands of acres of surrounding public land home. It is easy to imagine spending days fishing on your property while being close to amenities and airports.
73 Listings Sold by Branif Scott
An evening on this ranch is like no other. It’s a time and place where you can watch hundreds of elk descend from the hills and cross the Gallatin River to feed. Or see whitetail deer grazing on the hayfields and expansive grasslands, or the sun’s last rays dance on the river as it glides beneath the towering cottonwoods. Where you can watch a brown trout lazily rise to sip a mayfly from the surface of one of the three private spring creeks. This ranch is a refuge for fish and wildlife, and a place where families gather to make memories.
This property features a stunning 9,690± SF dream home designed by Locati Architects with views of Bozeman’s Gallatin Valley, the Bridger Mountains, and the Missouri River Valley. This escape in Montana includes a guest home, a barn for toys and gear, a rustic hunting cabin, and a ranch manager’s home. The striking improvements are only bested by the thousands of deeded acres to recreate on, already divided into 21 parcels.
Nestled at the base of the Absaroka Mountains in south central Montana, the West Boulder Ranch is one of the most scenic and prolific sporting ranches in the Northern Rockies.
Elk Meadows Ranch is a stunningly beautiful, private recreational ranch, a great real estate investment and a gathering place for friends and family. A world-class ranch within minutes of a world-class ski resort, this unique quality makes it a rare one-of-a-kind asset.
This property lies along Montana’s coveted “Beartooth Front” and is contiguous to thousands of acres of National Forest. The property consists of lush meadows, aspens, conifers, and almost 3 miles of streams and springs, along with a 3,392± SF, 3 bed, 3.5 bath main home, 2,970± SF, 4 bed, 3.5 bath guest home, historic cabin, screened-in kitchen/dining building, and outdoor sauna. Enjoy world-class elk hunting on the ranch and contiguous public land. This property feels private yet is only 1.5± hours to Billings-Logan International Airport, 15± minutes to Fishtail, and 45± minutes to Red Lodge.
This property is a beautiful 735± acre ranch that has been in the same family operation since the early 1940’s. The Bridger Mountains provide a stunning melodic backdrop with 360-degree views of the entire Gallatin Valley. Located just 5± miles north of Bozeman, this property offers endless possibilities to the new owner.
Nestled in the shadow of the Crazy Mountains and contiguous to thousands of acres of National Forest, this property is a little over an hour from Bozeman in the tightly held Shields River Valley. The trout-rich Shields River flows through the property for over half a mile, as well as over a mile of both Mill Creek and Deep Creek, and a little less than half a mile of the South Fork of the Shields River, providing habitat for diverse wildlife. The 1,596± SF, 2 bed, 1 bath log home with loft sleeps 12. Other improvements include a 2 bed guest cabin with outhouse, and a private deck with hot tub and sauna.
Less than 15 minutes from Bozeman, this 137± acre property boasts .7± miles of Hyalite Creek, originating at Hyalite Reservoir and flowing through National Forest before reaching the property. A private drive leads to the 2,888± SF, 3 bed, 4 bath home, as well as a pole barn and horse corrals for the equestrian. Enjoy views of the Gallatin Valley and surrounding mountains from the sunny upper bench, adjoining over 1 mile of Gallatin National Forest, connecting with Yellowstone National Park.
The Burnt Leather is arguably the most coveted recreational ranches in Montana. It provides a window to the very best of the Northern Rockies and a privileged place in nature alongside one of America’s great wildernesses.
Nestled in the shadow of Bull Mountain and surrounded by the Elkhorn, Boulder, and Highland Mountains sits this exceptional unspoiled 2,687± acre wildlife-rich ranch. Located just 50 minutes west of Bozeman Montana in the tightly held North Boulder River Valley, land this size in this valley rarely comes to market.
Ski-In/Ski-Out at its best! Awe-inspiring views make this slope-side mountain chalet the perfect backdrop for all your adventures. If you want the finest luxury home and vacation experience possible in Big Sky/Moonlight Basin, Diamond Hitch Ski Chalet is your clear choice.
A 94± acre escape, this property is a rare opportunity on the northern edge of the Gallatin Valley to purchase a beautiful brand-new, ultra energy efficient home; the perfect amount of acreage, as well as live water, with fishable Dry Creek traversing through the property for 2,050± feet. Located only 23± miles to vibrant Bozeman and 14± miles to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport this property checks all the boxes.
Located in the Mill Creek drainage of Paradise Valley in Montana and surrounded by National Forest on 3 sides, the acreage is made up of alpine trees, riparian habitat, and views of Castle Rock. Approximately 1,100 ft of the East Fork of Mill Creek flows through, offering native cutthroat trout fishing on-site. Feel at home in the under-construction 4-bed lodge while providing friends a place to stay in the recently constructed 2-bed guest home.
This Montana home is the perfect blend of privacy, incredible views of the Gallatin Valley and multiple mountain ranges, and proximity to amenities. Just 30± minutes from Bozeman, this property features a custom 5 bed, 4 full bath, 2 half bath, 6800± SF home that was built with open space and functionality in mind. Elk, deer, antelope, and the occasional moose wander through, moving from the valley floor to higher elevations. The home is timeless, the views are remarkable, and the stillness is unbeatable.
Located just northwest of Bozeman Montana and its airport, this rare 300± acre land opportunity boasts almost a mile of the private, fishable, restored, and award-winning Dry Creek. The ranch provides excellent habitat attracting wildlife, food plots, and grain fields, as well as a spring-fed trophy trout pond. With views of the Gallatin Valley, as well as out-the-door access to an abundance of activities, the ranch is turnkey with power, bridges, and roads already in place!
Along one of Montana’s greatest fly fishing rivers and one of the last large ranches left in the Paradise Valley. It is highly prized for its dramatic beauty, extraordinary outdoor recreation and close proximity to southwest Montana’s cultural and transportation hub of Bozeman.
With private Jack Creek Road access, this custom built home is within close proximity to the resort town of Big Sky, Montana. Enjoy incredible views from your back deck of the Madison Range and watch elk, bighorn sheep, deer and other wildlife climb the hillside.
Located just northwest of the desirable mountain town of Bozeman and the busiest airport in Montana, this rare 256± acre land opportunity boasts 1.2± miles of restored and award-winning Dry Creek, with several springs, excellent habitat attracting and sustaining wildlife, food plots, and grain fields. With incomparable views of the Gallatin Valley, as well as out-the-door access to an abundance of recreational activities, this property is an exceptional investment opportunity.
This ranch is an exceptionally rare offering and resides in one of the most coveted and historic areas in the Gallatin Valley. Almost impossibly secluded and located in the shadow of Ross Peak, the ranch is in a very rich and varied wildlife corridor near the Springhill community.
This ranch sits only a stone’s throw away from world-class fishing on the Lower Madison River and is conveniently located equidistant to Bozeman and Ennis. Mature cottonwood trees line the small creek bottom and surround the building compound while the tops of the moderately sloping benches provide sweeping panoramic views that include the Bridger, Madison and Tobacco Root mountain ranges, as well as the beautiful lower Madison River Valley.
From its perch overlooking Basin Creek Valley, this property offers privacy in a beautiful setting, as well as proximity to Butte and its airport. The 534± deeded acres are contiguous to thousands of acres of National Forest and wildlife-filled, with multiple springs, a pond, and almost 1.5 miles of the nearly year-round Two Bit Creek. Improvements include a custom 4,348± SF, 4 bed, 3 full bath, 1 half bath home, oversized garage, and rustic summer guest cabin. Every detail has already been thought of and implemented, making this an effortless property to purchase.
This ranch boasts .5± miles of Jefferson River frontage, notably one of the top trophy trout fisheries in the West, and offers excellent hunting for elk, mule deer, white-tailed deer, antelope, upland game birds and waterfowl. This 995± acre ranch is located in an expansive Montana river valley with mountain views in all directions. The ranch is a true river to mountain property running from the Jefferson River into the timbered ridges of the Tobacco Root Mountains.
Just 7± miles from downtown Bozeman, this property offers a combination of Arts and Crafts styling in a beautiful western log home. Situated on 66± private acres and surrounded by aspen trees is a 4 bed, 3 bath main home, and a 2 bed, 1 loft, 1 bath guest quarters above a horse barn. A pond on the property provides a private pool for elk with a picturesque foreground of the dramatic Bridger Mountains.
Located in beautiful Bozeman, Montana in the shadow of the Bridger Mountains overlooking the Gallatin Valley and all of Bozeman, Valley Views at Bridger Shadows Farm commands an eagle’s perch of the surrounding landscape. An outstanding sporting property with terrific conservation easement potential, this is a desirable property fit for many.
Located 30± minutes from Bozeman, this property features a 2 bed, 4 bath, 4,279± SF home, and an 890± SF, 1 bed, 1 bath guest home with a bunk room that connects to a heated 4,641± SF shop with multipurpose rooms. Water features include 2 stocked koi ponds, waterfalls, a stream, and a swimming pond, and permaculture techniques are utilized in the greenhouse, garden, and orchard. Various wildlife wanders through, utilizing cover in the draws to move from the valley floor to higher elevations.
It is not often that a ranch of this quality comes on the market. The Yellowstone basin has, for many years, been the most sought after location for recreational ranches in Montana because of the abundant wildlife and fishery resources as well as some of the most dramatic scenery in the Northern Rockies.
Resting amid the pristine Montana alpine wilderness on the east side of the Big Belt Mountains, this untouched recreational ranch varies from gentle sloping meadows and rolling hills to heavily timbered ridges and mountains. Over three miles of the fishable west fork of Hound Creek runs through the entire length of the property. This ranch is an exceptional deer and elk hunting property located in between the world‐class Missouri and Smith Rivers.
This property combines very close proximity to Bozeman with a custom-built home and equestrian amenities. Surrounded by aspen and mature trees, the property consists of 66± usable deeded acres on Bozeman’s south side with end of the road privacy. The improvements are outstanding, showing artistic form, quality workmanship and functional design. Ideal property for the horse lover or any outdoor recreational enthusiast.
The Preserve at Bridger Creek Ranch blends luxury, privacy and warmth to create a recreation oriented property that is nothing short of spectacular. Improvements on the property include a 4564± SF custom home that features 3 bedrooms, an office and 2.5 bathrooms, a barn and a separate caretaker’s quarters above a stand alone 2-car oversized garage.
This modern home, built in 2019, sits at the confluence of the Yellowstone and Stillwater Rivers on 66± acres of wetlands and river braids. This provides habitat diversity for a wide range of wildlife. The 2,657± SF, 3 bed, 2.5 bath home boasts luxury features, including walnut cabinets and doors, heated floors, Thermador/Sub Zero appliances, fully integrated audio/visual, reclaimed wood siding, and 2 large garages. Hunt for white-tailed deer, turkeys, and waterfowl out your backdoor. This property is near Columbus, Big Timber, Red Lodge, and Billings and its commercial airport.
Within 15 minutes of Bozeman, MT, yet surrounded on 3 sides by State land, this property is made for the recreational enthusiast! The breathtaking views of Bozeman’s Gallatin Valley and Bridger Mountain Range make this property one of a kind.
This 20± acre riverfront getaway with private fishing access on the famed East Gallatin River is located just 10± minutes to downtown Bozeman, Montana, 10± minutes to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, and 25± minutes to Bridger Bowl Ski Area. The country estate blends seamlessly into the bucolic setting, boasting a barn, loafing shed, and 4 fenced pastures, perfect for the equestrian enthusiast. The home totals 4,904± SF with 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 three quarter bath, and 1 half bath.
Just 10± minutes from Livingston, this home sits atop a ridge, providing views of the Paradise Valley and the Absaroka Mountain Range. No expense was spared when building this 9,778± SF, 6 bed, 7.5 bath home, which includes an attached guest home. A pond and stone waterfalls lie just behind the home with a walkway built for morning and evening strolls. Nearby Fleshman Creek drainage and State Land offer appealing viewsheds, as well as cover, travel corridors, and access to food and water that entice an abundance of wildlife.
A little over an hour to Bozeman and its airport, this property is made up of 542± acres in 2 parcels. A bridge crosses the middle fork of the fishable Sixteen Mile Creek as it meanders through the property for almost 1.5 miles. A recently enhanced road takes you to the newly updated off-grid cabin that includes a kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, sleeping loft, covered porch, and a wood-burning stove. The topography is varied, from timbered draws to productive grassland to wildlife habitat with multiple springs. Enjoy hiking, biking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, fly fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, or just relaxing on this piece of southwest Montana.
Just 30± minutes from Bozeman, Montana, and its airport, this property sits on the banks of the Madison River, offering world-class fly fishing steps from your door. This anglers paradise boasts a 4,650± SF, 3 bed, 3.5 bath home with views of the river and valley. The river attracts a wealth of wildlife that wander through the property to the contiguous State land. Come see this retreat for yourself, with three separate entertainment areas and a regulation pickleball court for endless family fun!
This is a rare opportunity to purchase land on the northern edge of the Gallatin Valley in Montana, along with live, fishable, year-round water. Dry Creek, headwaters of the Missouri River, traverses through the property. Vegetation lines the creek, while mature trees and covered draws add to the beauty. This property is only 30± minutes to Bozeman, 15± minutes to the airport, and 45± minutes to Bridger Bowl Ski Area. This opportunity provides membership in the 971± acre SxS Ranch.
Situated along the banks of the gorgeous East Gallatin River and bordering Bridger Creek Golf Course, as well as 82± acres of State Land, this property combines beautiful views, world-class trout fishing, a 1.4-acre pond, a 4,680± SF spacious 4-bedroom house with guest house attached, a large barn with sleeping quarters and a separate 4-car detached garage.
Strategically located within the private Jack Creek drainage, less than 11 miles to the six shooter lift at Big Sky Resort and all the amenities the resort offers, this 160± acre gem provides an owner a classic Rocky Mountain private alpine setting.
Just 20± minutes from Bozeman and 15± minutes from the airport, this acreage sits in the shadow of Ross Peak, one of the most dramatic mountains in Montana. Boasting a new 3,169 SF, 4 bed, 3 full bath, and 1 half bath home, the property also includes a pickleball court and pond. A large heated barn is attached to a 1 bed, 1 bath guest apartment. Lined with grassy cover and scattered willows, this property acts as an excellent pheasant, Hungarian partridge, and white-tailed deer habitat.
This property is a beautiful 186± acres that is configured in 5 separate parcels that are contiguous. Two of the parcels totaling 78 acres are zoned Agricultural Suburban while the rest of the farm is unzoned. You can’t beat the location, just minutes from downtown Bozeman.
Nestled into the Gallatin Range between Bozeman and Livingston, commanding views of four surrounding mountain ranges, as well as diverse topography and native vegetation, combine to provide a perfect wildlife haven and make this a truly incredible property. As the sun rises over the Crazy and Absaroka Mountains or sets behind the Gallatin and Bridger Mountains, the porch of the 7,471± SF four bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom custom mountain home is the perfect spot to take in the stunning panoramic views.
Located in the heart of Bridger Canyon, the property is literally “base camp”, as it is less than 15 minutes to Bozeman and Bridger Bowl Ski Area. This fully remodeled home is ready for just the right family or families, with two master suites, to enjoy the rest of the summer and upcoming winter season. Add a short 5-minute walk through the subdivision to fish Bridger Creek, and you have something exceptionally special.
This Montana ranch located along the Wise River and close to the Big Hole River, this ranch is named for the striking rock formation that overlooks the property. The owner currently holds a 6,922± acre National Forest grazing lease, allowing for 150 yearling heifers out the back gate. The property is almost entirely flood irrigated, and the owner has enjoyed the ranch because of the production value and recreational opportunities.
This stunning home and guest home were inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and are surrounded by groves of aspen. This property is not only breathtaking but also convenient, with close proximity to Bozeman and thousands of acres of National Forest Land.
This breathtakingly beautiful 40± acre retreat is located in the prestigious Tepee Ridge neighborhood and has approximately .35 miles of Bridger Creek, a wonderful small stream fishery. Tepee Ridge Hideaway boasts a tremendous ranch style log home with large 12”-14” logs originally from Canada. The thoughtful design of the home makes it the perfect place to entertain visiting friends and family or just relax in privacy.
Enjoy a luxurious home on the peaceful banks of the West Fork of Rock Creek. Bordering National Forest land, this property boasts privacy, recreational opportunities and is within minutes of world-class skiing and the amenities of Red Lodge, MT!
This well-maintained Ski-in/Ski-out Moonlight Basin home offers 2,157± SF of indoor living space and features 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Panoramic views of the Spanish Peaks, Tobacco Roots and Lone Mountain from the large oversized windows enhance the feeling of the serene mountain setting. Offered fully-furnished ‘turn-key’, this home makes for a wonderful vacation home or rental property for all seasons!
Located just outside of Alder, Montana and less than 3.5 miles from the Ruby River, this property boasts mountain vistas and rolling foothills, perfectly complemented by an architecturally designed 4,389± SF, 3 bed, 2.5 bath home, built with incredible attention to detail. Breathtaking mountain views of the Ruby Mountains and Tobacco Roots make this a one-of-a-kind property.
This ranch abuts BLM land, giving you endless miles to recreate. A replica of a USFS Fire Tower has been custom built on the inside and outside to reflect the wild west feel of the property.
This well-maintained Moonlight home offers 2,157± SF of indoor living space and features 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Panoramic views of the Spanish Peaks, Tobacco Roots and Lone Mountain from the large over-sized windows enhance the feeling of the serene mountain setting. Offered fully-furnished ‘turn-key’, this home makes for a wonderful vacation home or rental property for all seasons!
This is an opportunity to own a stunning home overlooking a famous section of trout water, the tailwater stretch of the Missouri River below Holter Dam. Located upstream from Wolf Creek Bridge and 10± minutes from Craig, Montana, this property boasts views of the river and is contiguous to BLM land that touches Holter Lake. The property boasts a modern 4,066± SF, 4 bed, 3 bath “cabin” with views of the trout-rich waters of the “Mighty Mo.” Relax on your deck looking out at the river after a day spent casting to fish or recreating on Holter Lake.
81 acres at the SxS Ranch is a rare opportunity on the northern edge of the Gallatin Valley to purchase private acreage in Montana. Mature trees and covered draws add to the desirability of the property. Located just 30± minutes to Bozeman, 15± minutes to the airport, and 45± minutes to Bridger Bowl Ski Area, this property checks all the boxes. This opportunity provides membership in the exclusive SxS Ranch, including shared recreational interest in 971± total acres.
Rarely do ranches along Sixteen Mile Creek come to market. Sixteen Mile Retreat is a unique destination, with tremendous privacy and access to an exceptional trout stream.
Situated along the banks of the gorgeous East Gallatin River, less than 7 miles outside of Bozeman, this property combines beautiful views of five surrounding mountain ranges, world class trout fishing, and a 4,800± square foot, spacious 4-bedroom home.
Just 10± minutes from downtown Bozeman and less than 15 minutes from Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport, this perimeter-fenced property sits in the shadow of the Bridger Mountains. A 3,722± square foot, three-bedroom, four-bathroom home, and large 40-foot x 75-foot shop sit in the center of the property. Five fenced pastures make this property perfect for the equestrian. No covenants, restrictions, or zoning allow this to be a blank canvas for a new owner.
This property is in an excellent location with close proximity to all the recreational opportunities that southwest Montana offers. The Bridger Mountains, Ross Peak and the views to the west overlooking the Gallatin Valley are incredible. Additionally, both sides of Bullrun Creek meanders through the property, adding a wonderful dimension by providing excellent wildlife habitat and the added enjoyment and aesthetic of moving water.
This is a rare opportunity in the Boulder River Valley, one of the most sought-after areas in the Rocky Mountain Region in Montana. Sitting on 19± acres bordering the Boulder River for 1,300± feet, this property features a remodeled 3 bed, 2 bath home, a 3 stall garage, and a large pole barn to store recreational toys. Boasting easy year-round access, this property is located 7± miles south of Big Timber. Boulder River Cabin is a wildlife epicenter with easily accessible fishing opportunities.
Located at the top of Moonlight Basin, this Ski-In/Ski-Out elegant home is found just steps off the groomed corduroy Gambler ski trail on a tranquil wooded lot providing direct access to both Big Sky and Moonlight Basin ski areas.
This 66± acre property offers plenty of room for recreational pursuits as well as a 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, 2,456± SF state-of-the-art home with views of Sphinx Mountain and the Madison Range. Located in the heart of world-class fly fishing and hunting country, just a few minutes from the genuinely Western town of Ennis, and close to the college town of Bozeman, Montana this property is one-of-a-kind.
Just 25± minutes south of Philipsburg and a few minutes from Georgetown Lake, this 20± acre property is perfect for a large family or an investor looking to run a bed and breakfast, VRBO/Airbnb, or corporate retreat. A quintessential piece of Montana, the 5,352 SF, 7 bed, 6 full bath, 1 half bath custom home sits atop a hill above Georgetown Lake, looking out at dramatic views of the Anaconda-Pintlar Wilderness, the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, and the Continental Divide.
This property is just 25± miles from the historic town of Bozeman, 8.5± miles from beautiful downtown Livingston and consists of 152± unencumbered acres that have been surveyed into seven 20-24± acre parcels, providing a future owner with many options, including a conservation easement. This private yet convenient location offers diverse topography, privacy and spectacular views.
Enjoy stunning mountain views while fly fishing on your own riverfront property! Endless wildlife abounds, yet the property is only 15 minutes to the amenities of Big Timber, Montana.
This property is part of Montana Ranch, a gated private residential ranch community that offers amenities that include an equestrian facility, full-time ranch manager and miles of hiking and biking trails. If you are looking for a sizable parcel of land to build your Montana dream home located close to Bozeman with breathtaking views, this is the property for you!
This property is bisected by the Jefferson River and its tributary sloughs and enjoys a natural slough-fed pond at its southern boundary. Offering a combination of amenities and resources usually at the “top of the list” for most river property buyers including end of the road privacy, outstanding views, reasonable improvements and most importantly, abundant river and riparian features, this property is one of a kind.
On a quiet cul-de-sac, this 4,137± SF, 6 bed, 3.5 bath home is on Bozeman’s highly desirable south side in the Westfield South Subdivision. Just steps from a 2.8± acre park, a 5± minute drive south of downtown Bozeman, Montana, and close to many hiking trails, the location could not be better. Ideal for a family, the home boasts an open floor plan, mature landscaping, and a lush backyard with a stone patio and shed. Close to elementary and middle schools, kids can easily walk or bike to school.
This piece of land is private, beautiful, use-able, accessible and convenient to the best that Montana has to offer. This is a very unique opportunity to own land in the heart of Montana’s recreational playground.
This is a rare opportunity to own a stunning home along one of the most famous sections of trout water in the world, the Missouri River. Nestled into the Front Range where the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains, the property boasts a 2,034± SF home with expansive views of the surrounding timbered hillsides, dramatic cliffs, fertile valley, and 180± gorgeous feet of river frontage.
The Boulder River and the Yellowstone River are two of the most beautiful fly fishing rivers in Montana. Combine over 1 mile of both of these completely different sized freestone rivers and you create one heck of a recreational-based family paradise.
This property is a rare piece of the west that offers a variety of recreational and agricultural opportunities. It’s located in a highly desirable and beautiful part of Montana and there is world-class fishing both on and near the ranch, excellent hunting opportunities throughout the area and outstanding snow skiing within a short drive.
Located within walking distance of Moonlight Basin Lodge, this 3-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom townhome offers slope-side convenience with spectacular views of Lone Mountain. Though renowned for its world class skiing, Moonlight/Big Sky is a place that offers a bounty of recreational activity and awe-inspiring beauty throughout the year. This Saddle Ridge townhome is the perfect property for the ski or golf enthusiast, as well as the outdoorsman who wants to take full advantage of the hiking, biking, fly fishing and everything that Big Sky and Moonlight Basin have to offer.
This property is just 25± miles from Bozeman, 8.5± miles from downtown Livingston and consists of 40± unencumbered acres. The improvements include a western Tamarack log home, large upgraded equestrian facility, guest quarters and a shop. The acreage is a wildlife haven with ideal wintering ground for herds of elk that can be seen right out the front window.
Boasting .6± miles of Jefferson River frontage, notably one of the top trophy trout fisheries in the West, and offering excellent hunting for white-tailed deer and waterfowl, Fish Camp has all the ingredients of a quality recreational property. The property also has prime development potential with the added bonus of a nice pond and several other springs.
Trail Creek Refuge is an extraordinary 80± acres that abuts 640± acres of State land located on top of the world. To the south, the property controls expansive views down the Trail Creek Valley into the Paradise Valley and the adjoining Absaroka Mountain Range. Less than 30± minutes to Bozeman, Livingston and the Yellowstone River, you couldn’t ask for a better location.
Articles Authored by Branif Scott
Written by Branif Scott, Broker Associate, Fay Ranches Some of my fondest childhood memories from growing up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa are centered around being outdoors, primarily camping, fishing, and hunting. My friends and I spent hours down by the creek near my house, digging for worms and catching carp and bass. My dad took me camping on […]
By James Esperti, Branif Scott, and Vinny Delgado, Fay Ranches As much as you can love hunting, there is nothing quite like hunting with your kids. The excitement that oozes out of their every pore reminds you of some of your first hunts, a time when it just meant a little bit more to you. Whether following the […]
Hopper Fishin’ meets Business Strategy on the Ruby River Ranch Greg Fay and Branif Scott of Fay Ranches and Jeff Boswell of Republic Ranches recently held a ‘business strategy’ session on the Ruby River Ranch in Sheridan, Montana, which was just listed by Fay Ranches. The three enjoyed a fantastic afternoon of hopper fishing. “Due […]
By Alex Lovett-Woodsum, Fay Ranches Editor It is unusual for two adjacent world-class ranches to come to market at the same time, but that is just what happened with the West Boulder Ranch and the Burnt Leather Ranch-Steen Place, nestled side-by-side at the base of the Absaroka Mountains in McLeod, Montana. Together, they comprise three […]
Provided by the team at Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures As springtime arrives in the Western United States, trout come to life in search of food. Some of the season’s best fishing conditions can be in late spring and early summer, but with high water and runoff, anglers are faced with a unique set of challenges. […]