Intro to Bozeman

Come home to Bozeman Montana

by Liz Nitz

Are you one of many people who are considering a move out of a large city?

Come home to Bozeman, a city community of 50,000 located off I-90 in the southwestern region of Montana.  Bozeman can be found in the Gallatin Valley, 4820 feet above sea level and surrounded by Mountain ranges.

 

Our Mountain Ranges include:

Bridger Range

The Bridger Mountains are located to the northeast of Bozeman. The highest peak in the Bridger Range is Sacagawea Peak at 9,665 ft (2,496 m).

 

Gallatin Range

The Gallatin Range is located south of Bozeman and includes more than 10 mountains over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). The highest peak in the range is Electric Peak at 10,969 feet (3,343 m).

 

Madison Range

The Madison Range is located southwest of Bozeman. The highest peak in the Madison Range is also the highest peak in Montana outside the Beartooth Range. Hilgard Peak measures at 11,316 feet.

 

Crazy Mountains

The Crazy Mountains, often called the Crazies, are located between the Musselshell and Yellowstone rivers. The highest peak is Crazy Peak at 11,214 feet (3,418 m).

 

Absarokas

The Absarokas are located southeast of Bozeman. The range stretches about 150 mi (240 km) across the Montana-Wyoming border. Eight peaks in the Absaroka Mountains exceed 12,000 feet, including the highest point, Francs Peak (13,140 feet) located in Wyoming.

 

Tobacco Roots

The Tobacco Root Mountains lie in the northern Rocky Mountains, between the Jefferson and Madison Rivers in southwest Montana. The highest peak is Hollowtop at 10,604 .

 

With all of these mountain ranges, you can imagine the dramatic beauty that Bozemanites view everyday.

 

What is there to do for fun?

The year-round recreational opportunities are boundless in Bozeman.  With much of the surrounding land in the mountains belonging to the Forest Service , Bureau of Land Management and the state of Montana, these mountains and wilderness areas will stay pristine and able to be enjoyed by generations to come.  And of course, Montana’s rivers are legendary amongst anglers. Popular activities here are hiking, camping, mountain biking, climbing, fishing, rafting, hunting, alpine and Nordic skiing, snow shoeing, and ice climbing.

Bozeman is located only 90 minutes to Yellowstone National Park and  45 minutes to the renowned Big Sky ski area.  We also have our Locals ski area, Bridger Bowl, where skiing can be as challenging or as relaxed as you like and at less than half the cost of Big Sky.

 

What about work?

But Bozeman is not fun and games all the time! Bozeman has been name #1 Micropolitan City in the US for economic strength, three years in a row!  Montana is still mostly agricultural but there is a burgeoning tech and biotech scene in Bozeman which is strengthened by the entrepreneurial talent and experience that consistently moves here each year.  The business community here is vibrant, smart and symbiotic.  More about Bozeman economic strength at this link. https://policom.com/rankings-micropolitan-areas/

One of Bozeman’s economic strengths is its housing market.  Due to the consistent level of demand , Values of home consistently grow at 8-10 %per year.  Bozeman and the area offer homes from entry level condos to historic downtown homes to multi million mountain ranches and everything in between.

 

Montana State and the cultural aspects of Bozeman

Bozeman is home to the state’s largest university, Montana State which is also the region’s largest single employer.  Montana State is woven into the fabric of Bozeman which helps the city’s cultural diversity and activity.  There are many ways to experience the arts and culture of the west here including Art walks, music festivals, farmers markets, rodeos, and  parades . Attending one of those events will help you feel part of a community even smaller than our actual 50,000 people.

 

Does this community sound like a pretty ideal place to live? What are you waiting for?

I am here to help make your dreams, your reality in Bozeman Montana.

Check out my website for timely blogs on living in Bozeman as well as real estate trends. https://movemetomontana.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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334 Herstal Way, Bozeman, Montana 59718

334 Herstal Way, Bozeman, Montana 59718

4Bedroom(s)
1Bathroom(s)
0.08Acre
2,096Sqft
Form & Function are on display in this concise and well-appointed plan by Higher Standard Homes. Living room with laminate hardwood seamlessly flows through the dining area and into the kitchen which features quartz counter tops, stainless appliances, modern Bellmont cabinets and large slab island. Upper level boasts spacious master with dual vanities, tile surround shower and walk-in closet.
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3010 W Villard Street 1F, Bozeman, Montana 59718

3010 W Villard Street 1F, Bozeman, Montana 59718

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
1,308Sqft
Well maintained and move-in ready upper level 3B/2B condo in Morgan Creek. This home also has a 1 car detached garage and spacious bedrooms. Fantastic central Bozeman location.
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391 Annie Glade Drive, Bozeman, Montana 59718

391 Annie Glade Drive, Bozeman, Montana 59718

4Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
0.30Acre
2,529Sqft
This lovely, light-filled home in Elk Grove is located at the end of cul-de-sac on a larger lot with a beautifully landscaped & fenced yard that backs to open space. This well-appointed home includes 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths plus office and guest cabin. The main level master features a large ensuite bathroom with soaker tub. Beautiful hardwood floors cover the main living spaces and bedrooms.
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1028 Boylan Road, Bozeman, Montana 59715

1028 Boylan Road, Bozeman, Montana 59715

3Bedroom(s)
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0.24Acre
2,712Sqft
Fantastic and flexible single level floor plan in Bridger Creek Subdivision is under construction and expected to be completed by mid-March 2022. High quality finishes include an extensive cabinetry package, custom built ins, tile, luxury vinyl flooring and quartz counters. Matte black fixtures enhance the sleek modern flair of this 2700 + Sf home.
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1045 Boylan Road 3, Bozeman, Montana 59715

1045 Boylan Road 3, Bozeman, Montana 59715

3Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
2,205Sqft
Great condo in a great location! Situated on the number 6 hole on Bridger Creek Golf Course, this light filled condo is central to all that is great about living in SW MT! Minutes to downtown Bozeman, surrounded by trails, and easy to hop on the walking or bike path to the M and Drinking Horse Mountain. Golf all summer and xc ski on the groomed trails out your back door all winter.
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2400 Durston 8, Bozeman, Montana 59718

2400 Durston 8, Bozeman, Montana 59718

3Bedroom(s)
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1,755Sqft
Beautifully updated and move in ready, single level home in the desirable Willwobrook Condos. This home features a large master suite w/walk-in closet, private fenced patio and a remodeled 3/4 bath with gorgeous walk-in shower. Luxurious new wool carpet. Granite counters in kitchen and 2nd bath. Kitchen features newer stainless appliances, pull outs in lower cabinets and a sizable pantry.
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6651 Gooch Hill Road, Bozeman, Montana 59718

6651 Gooch Hill Road, Bozeman, Montana 59718

4Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
6Acre
3,908Sqft
Great horse property just minutes to downtown. This home has had many updates, including new paint, flooring, fixtures, hardware, lighting, bathroom etc. in 2021/2022. Perfect set-up for the horse lover, with multiple pastures, barn with stalls, tack area, hay storage, round pen, and various outbuildings. 4 beds and 3.5 baths in the house gives you plenty of room.
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305 Michael Grove Avenue 2A, Bozeman, Montana 59718

305 Michael Grove Avenue 2A, Bozeman, Montana 59718

2Bedroom(s)
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953Sqft
Single-level, 2-bedroom 2-bath, newly painted, ground floor, corner unit condo with lots of natural light from north and eastern-facing windows. Open concept living and dining area, opening up to small patio. Main entry is a preferred south facing entry. Condo has central air conditioning(!), a 1-car detached garage with loft storage, and a reserved parking space.
$340,000

439 N 10th, Bozeman, Montana 59715

439 N 10th, Bozeman, Montana 59715

4Bedroom(s)
1Bathroom(s)
0.18Acre
2,200Sqft
GREAT LOCATION! Close to Bozeman Senior High School 4BR 2BA Rancher with full basement and CONVERTED SHOP to a 400SF+ STUDIO/COTTAGE, additional living space in the backyard. Studio has 3/4 bath, small kitchenette w/sink, AC/Heat Mini split, stacked W/D, gas stove heater and walk-in closet. EXTRA PARKING accessed from alley.
$685,000
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