Looking for a place to call home? Are you ready to experience the full, authentic Montana lifestyle that you have always dreamed of? Have you been searching for the perfect place to immerse yourself in the rich history of the land and the abundance of wildlife that Montana has to offer? If you said yes to any of these questions, we have the place for you!
Sun West Ranch. This slice of paradise is located in Cameron, Montana, just south of the quaint town of Ennis, Montana. With 2,000 acres of immaculate wilderness and three miles of Madison River, a legendary, blue-ribbon trout stream, this location is the ultimate fly fisherman’s dream. Available lots in Sun West Ranch range in size from just over five acres to an undisturbed and private 11 acres. Owning your very own homestead in Sun West Ranch will provide you with the rights to use approximately 1,600 acres of common area open space, including forested trails, open fields with dramatic views and stocked trout ponds. Along with the spectacular equestrian facility and miles of local trails, you will also be provided with a full-time ranch management team that will be available to maintain and care for your home when you are gone. This is an exceptional place in Montana where you can enjoy peace and privacy in your custom home with access to modern amenities.
Sun West Ranch is located just over half an hour (31 miles) from the quiet, cowboy town of Ennis, Montana. Ennis is a community of just over 1,200 residents. While being completely submersed into the Montana lifestyle, you are still only 44 miles from the West Yellowstone entrance, approximately an hour’s drive to Bozeman and Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, 20 minutes to the Big Sky Airport in Ennis servicing private planes and jets and just under an hour and a half to Big Sky.
The growing town of Ennis has a plethora of amenities, activities, and events happening year-round. On Main Street, you will find the Madison Valley Public Library, numerous bars and
restaurants, and boutique and fly shops. Currently open to the public with masks required inside. Although a small town, Ennis has a robust list of amenities including, but not limited to; shopping, sports stores, fishing and hunting outfitters, antique shops, and art galleries. In addition, you will find restaurants, a market, golf course, a new hospital, a school, and a small, full-service fixed-base operations (FBO) airport.
Rarely found around Montana today, you will find two authentic old western saloons. Like many towns throughout Montana, you will
Looking for activities to do while in town? Try Pilates at the local studio (Body Dynamics Pilates), choose from the endless recreational opportunities such as; hiking, camping, horseback riding, white water rafting, fly fishing and more. Planning a visit during the winter months? Make sure you try local cross-country skiing, ice fishing, and snowmobiling.
Being just a short drive from Sun West Ranch, you have the opportunity to check out the multitude of events that the charming town of Ennis hosts each year. Individuals of all ages will be able to
find at least one event that they are interested in. Just a few of the events that are held throughout the year include; the Ennis Brew and Spirit Festival, the well-known Fourth of July rodeo, Fourth of July parade and fireman’s pancake breakfast and the infamous Fly Fishing Festival. In addition, the Hunters’ Feed and Wild Game Cookoff, and Hunters’ Rendezvous. Looking for an event for the creative in your family? Ennis hosts year-round gallery walks and the Madison Valley Arts Festival, the Madison River Music Festival, and for the Christmas enthusiasts, the Spirit of Christmas Stroll featuring the town Christmas tree lighting, typically happening during the first week of December. Find more events and their 2021 dates, here.
While Ennis has enough to keep you busy year-round, you will find nearby attractions no matter which direction you choose. As mentioned before, the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park is a short drive away, boasting spectacular scenery, wildlife, Old Faithful, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, and much more. From Sun West Ranch, to the north you will find Norris Hot Springs less than an hour away. Heading further north you will run into the largest known limestone caverns in the Northwest, Lewis and Clark Caverns, located just under an hour away. Looking for more historic Montana sites? Head northeast and make sure you stop through Virginia City and Alder Gulch, where you are still able to pan for gold, sapphires, and garnets. This trip to Virginia City and the neighboring Nevada City will feel like you are taking a trip back in time.
Everything that you will need to find for your trip to the neighboring town of Ennis, including accommodations, local food, activities, and more can be found here.