Whispering Winds Ranch is being offered via online auction through Musser Brothers now through September 12, 2017. To register and bid please click here.
Overview: Whispering Winds Ranch is a stunning 109-acre ranch located 12 miles north of Cody, Wyoming. With spectacular mountain views, the exquisite ranch home overlooks a stocked trout pond framed by pines and meticulous landscaping. Features include, an expansive great room, a chef-quality kitchen, beautifully appointed bedrooms, three baths, exercise room and separate casual living room, two-sided fireplace and hardwood and tile floors. Designed for a variety of equestrian activities, the large heated indoor riding arena enjoys an attached barn and large shop. The farm operations include approximately 85 acres of quality hay fields. With an abundance of wildlife including pheasants, trophy whitetail and 24-inch rainbow trout, this is an exceptional recreational ranch, equestrian facility and hay operation.
Location: Situated in the shadow of the spectacular 8,000-foot Heart Mountain, Whispering Winds Ranch is located in Park County, 12 miles north of the famous and historic town of Cody, Wyoming, and an hour east of Yellowstone National Park. To the west is Shoshone National Forest with abundant wildlife, fishing and recreational opportunities.
Acreage: Comprised of 109 deeded acres the ranch offers lush irrigated meadows providing excellent habitat for Canada geese, pheasants, whitetail and mule deer, fox, coyote and elk. With contracted water rights, Whispering Winds Ranch offers approximately 85 acres currently in grass/alfalfa hay production producing approximately 350 tons annually. With perimeter fencing the ranch hay fields and pastures are set up for winter grazing for horses or cattle.
Improvements: Designed and positioned to frame Heart Mountain and the productive farmland, the ranch offers an exquisite, four-bedroom, three-bath custom home. The great room features formal dining and living areas with hardwood floors, vaulted tongue and groove ceilings and log accents. The gas fireplace is tastefully accented with copper and rock. The kitchen is a chef’s dream with a large pantry and ample work space on the granite counters and breakfast bar. A separate casual living area features a 2 sided fireplace to the deck outside, tiled floors, entertainment center and a large wet bar.
The property further boasts an equestrian heaven. There is a 200 x 70 indoor heated riding arena with an attached barn with 8 box stalls each with auto livestock waterers, a wash bay, tack room and upstairs hay storage. Well thought-out corrals are conveniently located adjacent to the barn/arena and are ideal for horses, cattle and other livestock. Below the barn is an underground fallout shelter with 6 bunks, heat and electric designed to keep the owners safe in an emergency. There is a large shop, approximately 2,350 sqft, with 2 hobby rooms with water, heat and a large work/storage area with a 12-foot bay door. On the exterior is an enclosure for fuel tanks, supporting gas, diesel and propane.
Summary: Whispering Winds Ranch is a legacy ownership opportunity in one of the most stunning locations in the country. With contracted water rights and productive farm ground, this 109-acre ranch enjoys prime irrigated pastures for farming and cattle operations. An excellent investment, the ranch offers exceptional improvements and multiple income possibilities. The close proximity to all that northwest Wyoming has to offer provides unlimited opportunities for fishing, hunting, hiking and horseback riding.
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