Montana Log Home Comes With Tie To An Early 1900s Copper King

The log cabin-style lodge on Swan Lake in Bigfork, Montana, was constructed for the daughter of early … [+] mining industrialist Cornelius Kelley, the so-called Copper King.

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There is probably not gold below the floorboards, nevertheless it’s not a stretch to say this Montana retreat has a little bit of copper in its bones.
The log cabin-style residence overlooking Bigfork’s Swan Lake was constructed within the early 1900s as a summer season retreat for the 4 daughters of industrialist Cornelius ‘Con’ Kelley.

Cornelius Kelley, who grew Anaconda Copper Mining Co. to grow to be a worldwide powerhouse, was … [+] instrumental in growing the Swan Lake space.

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Throughout the early to mid-1900s, Kelley was instrumental within the rise of the Butte-based Anaconda Copper Mining Firm, working his approach up from underground nipper to carry a myriad of government management positions throughout his many years of service. As president, he grew the corporate to grow to be a worldwide mining powerhouse as a number one producer of copper, manganese and zinc.

The log cabin-style residence options three authentic stone fireplaces.

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The copper baron additionally had a hand in growing the Swan Lake space itself, shopping for up greater than 100 acres on the lake’s northern finish with fellow industrialist Orvis Evans to construct a fishing camp, which later grew to become their unique retreat.

Cobalt blue-hued cabinetry attracts the eyes within the kitchen space.

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Now on the market at $1,999,995, the Swan Lake log residence was introduced into the current day due to a three-year renovation accomplished final 12 months. Susan Kratt of Nationwide Parks Realty holds the unique itemizing.

The log cabin-style retreat underwent a three-year renovation that included the introduction of a … [+] new chef’s kitchen.

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The mission concerned a whole rework of the two-bedroom, two-bathroom residence however preserved the three authentic stone fireplaces, excessive ceilings, and distinctive log body. New particulars lie within the chef’s kitchen, which pairs sensible cobalt blue-hued cabinetry and an identical island/breakfast sales space with white stone counter tops.

The house has practically 2,000 sq. toes of residing house and two bedrooms.

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The lounge sits adjoining to the kitchen and takes in unobstructed lake and mountain views via wall-to-wall home windows. Two bedrooms and two up to date loos fill out the single-story ground plan.

The house’s two loos have been up to date. On this lavatory, patterned wallpaper stands out in opposition to … [+] white tile and a soaking tub.

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Decking wraps the perimeter of the lodge to increase the house’s footprint outward. Throughout from the house is an identical storage with built-in cabinetry and epoxy flooring.

An identical two-car storage with epoxy flooring was added to the property in 2019.

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Nestled between the Mission and Swan Mountain Ranges, the 10-mile-long lake is a well-liked fishing and resort space dotted with cabins and upscale properties. Residents of Swan Lake have entry to the unique Kootenai Lodge, which now serves as a group clubhouse. A non-public dock and pontoon boats. A swimming pool, a gymnasium and yoga rooms are amongst different facilities on-site.

Wrap-around balconies create extra residing house open air.

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For out of doors fanatics, the realm has entry to a year-round pedestrian path that connects Bigfork to Seeley Lake to the south and Swan Lake Nordic System, consisting of some 50 miles of backcountry trails. To the south, the lake abuts the Swan River Wildlife Refuge, a sanctuary residence to Sandhill cranes, bald eagles, and varied different creatures.

Swan Lake is only a stone’s throw away from the porch.

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The 10-mile-long Swan Lake in Bigfork, Montana.

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