Rest easy at the convenient and accommodating Sundown Motel in Stanford, Montana! This turn-key establishment has the perfect set up for an owner to operate the business from the 3-bedroom home near the motel. Increase your investment and rent the home out as an option as well. The 11 rooms featured at the motel all have brand new electric furnaces and A/C units with a fridge, microwave, and a tv complete with Direct TV. In addition, five new water heaters were installed in March of 2020. The motel offers daily, weekly, or monthly rates and rarely is there an available room in the summer months. The Sundown Motel is frequented by hunters that often reserve rooms a year in advance! Customers return to the Sundown because it is clean, comfortable, and cozy! There is a shed on the property for storage, and the guests can pass the time at the horse shoe pit or around the fire pit under the glittery stars. The location of this motel is ideal as it is on the main US Highway 87. With so many updates and a clientele that revisit, this property makes an impressive investment or new business venture!
Stanford, Montana is the county seat of Judith Basin county and historically was a site on the Fort Benton-Billings stage route. It was also a gathering site for the cowboys and cattle companies that utilized the lush Judith Basin before homesteaders arrived. In 1880, Calvin and Edward Bower arrived in the area with 1000 head of sheep and secured a hundred thousand acres. They named this settlement in memory of their home that they had left of Stanfordville in New York. Today, Stanford is an agricultural community that supports its area farmers and ranchers while offering up many recreational opportunities. Explore the Lewis and Clark National Forest and the Judith River Wildlife Management Area where large herds of elk can be seen in late fall and early winter. Ackley Lake State Park is nearby for boating, fishing, floating, and camping. For some history, stop into the Judith Basin County Museum. This museum was opened in 1967 and displays many old-time articles, pictures, and books. It also has a collection of 2082 salt and pepper shakers, 50,000 buttons, and more! View some of the famous paintings by Charles M Russell that call the museum home. Located centrally, you can travel in any direction from Stanford and find many of Montana's delights.