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Perched on a bluff looking east toward Glacier Park and Big Mountain with its own private drive, the 5,500-square-foot First Claim property offers luxurious interiors and sweeping views of the East Valley. In the custom-designed living room, trunks of cedar trees form floor-to-ceiling columns between huge expanses of glass to create a veritable “glass forest,” with natural elements incorporated throughout, including log and timber beam accents, floors of wood and slate, plus inside and outside wood-burning fireplaces. A sprawling chef’s kitchen includes a walk-in pantry and eat-in island, with an adjacent formal dining area overlooking gorgeous views. Three spacious en-suite guest rooms feature custom beds and designer bathrooms, while a voluminous master suite showcases vaulted ceilings, an opulent bathroom with a steam shower and whirlpool bath, as well as a large deck with a bridge that extends to a rock outcropping. Additional lower level spaces include a media room and bunk room as well as a large private office on the main floor.


Lakefront Lodge

Recreation and Adventure on its Doorstep

Situated on 20 acres, the equally impressive, 5,000-square-foot lakefront lodge, The Little Bootjack Lake Lodge, blends rustic cabin flair with modern luxuries and offers convenient access to the area’s eclectic outdoor recreational offerings, including swimming, fly-fishing, kayaking, biking and horseback riding. Extensively remodeled, the lodge showcases distinctive and discerning features and finishes including a fabulous great room with 22-foot ceilings, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, an expansive main deck and a wood-burning fireplace. Additional features include a main-level master suite with a fireplace and massive bathroom with a whirlpool tub and double size shower, three lower-level bedrooms, a catering kitchen with a butler’s pantry, bar, great room and library for entertaining.


Sharptail Meadow Mansion

Private Luxury

Nestled against a hillside in its own private valley, the superb wooded parcel, Sharptail Meadow, includes a pond on the south end and stunning views of the Whitefish Range. An abundance of natural materials lends rustic yet refined charm to this 5,500-square-foot home, from the substantial exterior stone masonry to the interior timber trusses and beam accents. A wood-burning masonry fireplace graces the living room, which features 26-foot vaulted ceilings, while a gourmet kitchen, four bedrooms, five bathrooms and a magnificent master suite with a deck complete the offering.


The Lewis & Clark Guest Cabins

Additional Luxury for Friends and Family

The Homestead’s charming Lewis and Clark cabins feature historic beams, natural wood and native stone. Each cabin has a great room, indoor rock fireplaces, two master bedroom suites plus day beds. The cabins offer fully-equipped kitchens for gracious yet casual living and covered porches perfectly situated toward incredible views with full accessibility to the entire Homestead Park. 


The Stillwater River

Additional Privacy and Seclusion

Included in The Homestead offering are 521 adjacent acres located on the Stillwater River, with roughly two miles of river frontage. This land is presently used for agricultural purposes and enjoys senior water rights.  The gently sloping parcel forms a protective buffer around the Homestead, guaranteeing privacy and security, and has animal crossings throughout, with majestic game migrating daily from the neighboring forested hills to the river.