At Home Around The World: 30-Acre Equestrian Estate In Whitefish, Montana

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With an average of only 7 people per square mile, Montana is one of the least populated states in the country. In the popular destination, Whitefish, however, roughly a million visitors travel to the small ski town throughout the year, making space a highly sought-after commodity. As such, this 30-acre equestrian estate just moments away from downtown Whitefish is truly a rare gem.

Resting between the Stillwater River and Tobie Creek, the estate features sprawling pastures set against a verdant hillside landscape, perfect for all equestrian pursuits. A newly built 3,300-square-foot home sits at the heart of the property. Adorned with a gabled roof, white siding and a large, covered porch, the single-story home blends a classic farmhouse design with a modern feel.

Matching its surroundings, the interior is open and airy. Thick, wood beams and white shiplap run along high, cathedral ceilings. Massive transom windows flood with natural light. Despite its rustic charm, the 2021 residence remains sophisticated and contemporary thanks to high-end finishes.

Centered by a wood island with a cooktop, the open kitchen houses top-of-the-line Miele appliances. The laundry room is replete with ample cabinetry and a dog bath. In addition to the main house, an attached one-bedroom apartment comes replete with a kitchenette, seating area and a private entrance.

Located a seven-minute drive away from downtown Whitefish, the property is in proximity to the best restaurants, nightlife and shopping in the area. World-class ski resorts are also nearby.

About the area: Whitefish, Montana, nestled in the picturesque Flathead Valley, captivates visitors with its stunning natural beauty and vibrant community spirit. Surrounded by the rugged peaks of the Rocky Mountains and bordered by the pristine waters of Whitefish Lake, the town offers a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts year-round. In winter, it transforms into a haven for skiing and snowboarding at the renowned Whitefish Mountain Resort, boasting powdery slopes and breathtaking views. In summer, adventure seekers flock to explore the vast wilderness through hiking, mountain biking and water sports. Beyond its outdoor allure, Whitefish exudes small-town charm with its historic downtown lined with quaint shops, art galleries and cozy cafe.


Spencer Elliott is Forbes Global Properties’ content manager. His journalism on prestigious real estate is regularly seen on Forbes, USA Today and The Los Angeles Times.

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