Bigfork MT Real Estate
Bigfork, MT is home to a wide variety of real estate. There are smaller, older homes in town for sale, mostly to the North of downtown Bigfork. There are a number of condos and townhomes for sale in Bigfork as well. Most of these condos are near downtown Bigfork. In addition, there are a number of condos in Eagle Bend as well.
Single-family homes comprise the bulk of real estate for sale in Bigfork MT. The neighborhoods in and around Eagle Bend are some of the nicest around, featuring high-end homes, golf right our your door, and Flathead Lake and River access via Eagle Bend Yacht Harbor. Just south of Creston is where the Bigfork address begins. From that point all the way to downtown Bigfork, you will find many amazing homes and condos for sale in country settings offering great views of the Swan Range. The terrain is rolling and is both wooded and farmland. Along the Eastern side of this area is Echo Lake and neighboring lakes such as Lake of The Woods. The entire area is similar to Northern Minnesota but with 7000' mountains only a mile away.
Waterfront homes are abundant in Bigfork. Choose between Flathead Lake, Flathead River, Swan River, Swan Lake, Echo Lake, or any number of smaller bodies of water. As of May 1st, there were 75 waterfront homes for sale in Bigfork - more than twice as many as any other town in Montana!! If you're looking for waterfront real estate, Bigfork, MT is the best place to consider.
Area of Bigfork MT
Bigfork MT, this picturesque town has the real estate you've been dreaming of. Bigfork is perched above the crystal clear bay of Bigfork Harbor where the Swan River flows into Flathead Lake. The storybook community of Bigfork is a good place to spend the day, a season, or a lifetime. Named "One of the 100 Best Small Art Towns in the Nation” Bigfork offers fine dining, a 27-hole championship golf course, charming small town shops, and the Bigfork Summer Playhouse. Nearby Ferndale is the northern entrance to the greater Swan Valley, providing a gateway to thousands of acres of national forest, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. Check out the Bigfork Chamber of Commerce for more information.
Bigfork Real Estate Market Information
Bigfork MT's average residential real estate price in 2018 was $521,381, up 17% from $447,339 in 2017. The average time on the market was 159 days and sellers 96% of asking price on average. Waterfront real estate sales vary depending on the body of water; Flathead Lake average price was $1,649,083 while the rest of the waterfront sales averaged $897,384. As of May 1st, homes for sale in Bigfork range from $11,500,000 to $345,000. For vacant lots in Bigfork, the average sales price was $143,738 in 2018. Listings range from $34,000 to $5,500,000 as of May 1st. Check out the full 2018 Flathead County Market Report for historical and comparative data!
Nearby Bigfork Attractions and Recreation
Bigfork MT's real estate premium comes from its excellent attractions and nearby recreation. Flathead Lake is the number one attraction; it's the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi. In addition to regular boating, there are a number of sailing clubs that take advantage of the occasional winds. You can boat to numerous restaurants, bars, and even a winery along the shores, giving you an experience typically reserved for Midwest lakes or coastal areas.
Bigfork offers a good Hiking, horseback riding, and biking scene. However, the most common trails are long, high elevation gain trails, so bring your fitness and a sense of adventure! You can find world-class fishing a short distance in any direction, whether it's on any of the bodies of water from the valley floor to high in the mountains.
When considering purchasing real estate, Bigfork MT checks the box for proximity to Glacier National Park. The entrance is only 38 miles away from Bigfork - a mere 4 miles further than Kalispell. Whitefish Mountain Resort is 41 miles away and Blacktail Mountain Ski Area is 17 miles for close wintertime skiing. Seeley Lake has nationally renown snowmobiling and the nearby Mission Mountain Wilderness is essentially an undeveloped miniature Glacier Park, with its own 10,000' peak. Pick a season, and point in any direction; within 50 miles you will find all the adventure and recreation you could possibly ask for! If you haven't considered Bigfork Montana for your next real estate purchase, maybe you should. Start your real estate shopping below.