Flathead Lake, Montana
Montana’s Shelter Island Estate on Flathead Lake is an almost $60 million mansion on a private island on one of the cleanest lakes in the world. The largest house in Montana, this is one of the most prestigious dream homes in the United States
Main House interior: The 5 bedroom, 8 bath Main House is over 24,000 square feet with 10,000 square feet of heated porticos and outdoor entertaining space that surrounds the residence and allows indoor/outdoor living and entertaining on the largest scale. On one end of this baronial hall is a limestone fireplace and at the other end, a 120-inch television, custom built into the lustrous mahogany panels.
A gleaming, copper Conservatory is the perfect place to watch Montana wild life unfold before your eyes, in all seasons. It captures year-round natural light and illuminates the space between the grand hall and the mahogany-lined Office. Additional complements of the Office include another limestone fireplace and 4 inch thick doors that open onto the main portico. The Master Bedroom Suite is the centerpiece of the main floor with wrap around porticos and porches, a domed ceiling with delicate umber, coved lighting. The mahogany closet, with refrigerator, leads to the expansive Master Bathroom with black and white Carrara marble.
Additional 4 bedrooms feature the same quality and craftsmanship as used throughout the estate. The Main House also features a Wine Cellar, an Indoor Shooting Range, and Gym with lake views and large shower and steam bath . The numerous and varied ceiling designs throughout the estate include: vaulted, coved, domed and coffered ceilings, inlaid with mahogany or accented with delicate architectural details and raised panels. Each ceiling boasts a unique coved lighting system that is backdrop for the commanding, exquisite main light fixtures and chandeliers collected from around the world. Guest House/Boat House: The 2 bedroom 4 bath guest/boat house is of the same quality and materials as the entire estate. Its 5,289 square feet on three stories represents a smaller complement to the main residence. The 1,800 square foot Workshop is styled in the same manner and detail as the main house. The two parcels on shore are nearly 8 acres, total.