ABOUT FLINT CREEK RETREAT
The Flint Creek Retreat is the proverbial hard to find “needle in a haystack”—an affordable, small-acreage parcel with a year-round creek meandering through it. This is a rare opportunity to pick up 20± deeded acres with 1,400± feet of Flint Creek frontage (with 530± feet of that being both sides), rich soil, plentiful grasses, and a perfect building site with beautiful views of the John Long Mountains as a backdrop beyond the creek.
Flint Creek is a freestone fishery flowing naturally from Georgetown Lake offering excellent fly fishing fun and recreation. Flint Creek’s water flow levels are sustained throughout the summer, providing a prolonged opportunity for excellent walk/wade fishing. Native trees and brush line the water’s edge along the creek bank as well as the northern property line and a nice stand of cottonwoods line portions of the creek near the drive entry from Henderson Creek Road. This vibrant creek bisects the back portion of the property putting approximately 13.5± acres on the east side and 6.5± acres on the west with its own access easement. Irrigation water rights will be conveyed and an agricultural lease is in place should a new owner desire to continue it. Electricity is available and a septic commitment letter is in hand.
This little gem is conveniently located less than ½ mile from paved Hwy 1 and then 15 minutes south to Philipsburg, 15 minutes north to Drummond, or a one hour picturesque drive over to Missoula, Montana.
The charming small town Philipsburg is right down the road from Flint Creek Retreat. Originally a bustling mining area known for sapphires and silver, Philipsburg is everything you’d expect from a town that has been voted among the Prettiest Painted Places in America. Local shops found in the quintessential downtown include a small brewery, an ice cream shop, a soda fountain and a bakery along with an old fashioned candy store. In addition to the countless fly fishing, hiking and hunting opportunities available, Discovery Ski Area attracts downhill skiers with its more than 2,000 acres of terrain plus its mountain biking during the summer months. Georgetown Lake is also nearby and offers lake-related recreational activities throughout the year.
In an hour you can be in the city of Missoula, population ~73,000, which offers a thriving downtown community with local restaurants, shops and music venues. Missoula is home to The University of Montana, Snowbowl Ski Area and the Missoula International Airport.
It’s rare to find a small acreage tract with this caliber of creek frontage with no covenants, no zoning, and no restrictions, yet still at an affordable price. This 20± acre getaway offers easy access, extensive Flint Creek frontage, a great building site, excellent grass, and privacy, thanks to being surrounded by much larger ranches.
- 20± acres
- 1,400± feet of Flint Creek frontage (with 530± feet of that being both sides)
- Freestone fishery with sustained water levels coming out of Georgetown Lake
- Building site with beautiful views of the John Long Mountains
- Electricity is available and a septic commitment letter is in hand
- Irrigation water rights to convey at closing
- Easy access and privacy, surrounded by larger ranches
- Located between Philipsburg and Drummond, one hour from Missoula, Montana