A couple leave the big city for small-town living in Bitterroot Valley, Mont., where they hope to take advantage of world-class trout streams. But first, they must decide if their dream home is a rustic cabin or a house with a more modern aesthetic.
Recently relocated Texas natives set their sights on a move to the quaint little town of Red Lodge, Mont., where they hope to find a log cabin on a gorgeous piece of property with their budget of $600,000. On their wish list is a rustic stone fireplace, vaulted ceilings, a two-car garage, a proper mud room and a wraparound porch.
A native of Missoula, Mont., craves the simplicity and wilderness of her home state, so she and her husband and their two kids move from Dover, N.H., to find the perfect adventure-lover's paradise. With their budget of $700,000, they search for a fixer-upper big enough for the whole family, close to skiing and hiking, and on a property with a gorgeous scenic view.
A native Montanan convinces her husband to sell their condo in downtown Chicago and head west, where they can raise their 2-year-old son in a scenic area with plenty of opportunities for fishing, hiking and skiing.
Wisconsin natives purchase a second home in Montana for more snow and outdoor fun. They search for a log cabin-style place that's big enough for their entire family, with easy access to riding trails, a view of the mountains, and a separate building to store all of their "toys."
An outdoors-loving couple who are expecting a child decide to move away from L.A. to raise their family. Their search for the perfect home in Montana is guided by a relative, who helps them find a property with enough space for an animal sanctuary.