1 beds 1.0 baths. 1,000 SqFt 1.76 Acres


131 Buffalo Trail, Saco, Montana 59261


Lake Cabin Retreat near Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs and Nelson Reservoir

Are you looking for a lake getaway or a permanent residence overlooking Nelson Reservoir?  This beautiful home is located along Buffalo Trail Road, a mile and a half off Highway 2 and just 17 miles from Malta, Montana. In close proximity to both Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs and Nelson Reservoir, this 1.760 acre deeded lot, shop and cabin are sure to cater to your lake living needs, whether you're seeking a serene getaway or a low maintenance residence at the lake. 

Custom Built, One Level Home

Built in 2014, this handcrafted 40'x 72' home has a double car attached garage and RV Bay.  The double car electric door measures 12' x 12' and the RV electric door measures 18'x 8'.  There is polished concrete throughout the home and garage space.

The living quarters measure 25'x 40' and offers 1,000 square feet of living space with an open kitchen, living and dining area facing Nelson Reservoir.  All stainless-steel appliances are included. Custom built Alder cabinets finish off the kitchen. The bedroom is just off of the kitchen area and includes a master bath with oversized jet tub, large walk-in tile shower, stool, vanity and walk in closet. Kick heaters under the vanity provide an additional heat source in the master bath.  The vaulted ceilings measure 10' and the windows flood the main living space and master bedroom with natural light.

RV Hook-Ups, Radiant Floor Heat

Hydronic (Rezor) floor heat can be found in both the living area and partially in the garage with the addition forced air heat (propane) in the RV Bay and a convenient utility sink.  The floor heat is a 60-amp electric modulating heating boiler and is very efficient.   The heated floor mechanical room adjoins an additional full bath with washer & dryer hookups.  This heated floor area was designed with the idea that another bedroom could be easily added.

The siding and roof 5/12 pitch is all metal.

There is a 50-amp RV plug inside the RV Bay and a 200 amp RV plug  outside.

Septic has double cleanouts is a Turtle Shell design. It has been State inspected & Approved.

Real Estate Taxes based on 2022 assessments are just $1,244.60 annually.  There are presently no HOA fees.  Owner would consider including the washer and dryer, bed and frame and Ice House in the sale.

Priced at $440,000.  


  • Nelson Reservoir Fishing
  • Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs
  • Deeded Lot
  • One Level Home and Garage
  • Constructed in 2014
  • Attached Garage with RV Bay
  • RV Hookups Inside and Outside
  • Radiant Floor Heat
  • Lakefront Property
  • Recreational Property
  • Retirement & Active Adult
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Call Gary (406) 654-1612

Property Details

Street Address: 131 Buffalo Trail City: Saco State: Montana Postal Code: 59261 Country: United States County: Phillips Listing ID: 25008-04862 Courtesy of : Northwest Realty & Auction

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