huggans land company

hAmilton, MT
220± ACRES

Huggans Land Company is ready for its next owner—there is opportunity for development along the highway, stream and pond development, and a perfect location for a luxury home.



Huggans Land Company consists of 220± deeded acres south of Hamilton, Montana with stunning views of the Bitterroot Mountains. Lush, irrigated acres span across 10 legal parcels with highway frontage on this highly productive cattle ranch.

The property has two springs and a pond that provide flood irrigation to the vast majority of the property. Huggans Land Company has substantial water rights from multiple sources throughout the growing season. Barns on the property are ready for the next owner to repurpose them with power in place. Multiple homes and outbuildings provide ample space for animals and storage equipment.

  • Abundance of water rights from Bitterroot River, Painted Rocks Reservoir, Camas Creek, Hayes Creek, and Lost Horse Creek
  • Mineral rights including unique peat deposits
  • Opportunity for multiple types of improvements including a luxury home site with pond, stream, and mountain views
  • 10 separate parcels provide for commercial/residential development
  • Potential for center pivot irrigation development
  • Over 4,000 ft of U.S. Highway 93 frontage
  • Stunning views of the Bitterroot Mountains
  • Rural setting with proximity to Hamilton and Missoula, MT


Huggans Land Company is located just off Highway 93 outside of Hamilton, Montana with three separate ways to access the property. Just a short drive to Missoula, MT, you’ll have access to an international airport, medical centers, and dining and shopping. The University of Montana and other trade schools are a short drive away in Missoula. Nearby in Hamilton, Montana, recreation includes fishing on the Bitterroot River, Twin Lakes, Painted Rock Reservoir, Lake Como, golfing at Stock Farm Golf Course, Triple Creek Guest Ranch, and Hamilton Golf Course. Trails in the area provide opportunities for hiking, 4 wheeling, snowmobiling, and horseback riding. Lost Trail Ski Resort is also nearby, less than 40 minutes away.


This property is currently leased and running a 60 pair cattle operation raising its own hay. Equipment on the property is minimal and can be excluded from the sale.  The unique soil composition on this property includes one of the only peat soils in Montana.

The property has an abundance of water rights and ditch shares. The property is entitled to water in the district year-round from the creek that carries water from Hayes Creek and Camas Creek. Water rights on this property provide multiple options including stream development, additional ponds, and additional waterfowl and upland bird habitat.


Huggans Land Company is ready for its next owner to take advantage of what the 200± acres have to offer. There is opportunity for development along the highway, stream and pond development, and a perfect location for a luxury home. The property is home to an abundance of wildlife including geese and white tail deer. The 1984 4-bedroom home has high quality oak finishes and could be upgraded or converted to a guest or manager’s home. Residential development options include a single large luxury home with water features or commercial development along U.S. Highway 93.


Thank you for your interest in our ranch property.