Calgary real estate: Western town built for Clint Eastwood movie, included in Alberta ranch sale


If you have ever wished to mosey down the streets of your personal Wild West town, the chance is only a brief hop – and about $25 million – away.

The 480-acre property, generally known as the Ranch at Fish Creek, is listed by Engel & Völkers for $25,500,000.

It features a huge lodge, a number of visitor cabins, an indoor equestrian area and a lake, full with a boathouse.

But what makes the house actually particular is its place in film historical past with the 1992 movie Unforgiven starring Clint Eastwood.

“The film was filmed in the area immediately subsequent to the ranch. Clint Eastwood stayed on the ranch throughout filming and his co-stars Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman and Richard Harris additionally spent quite a lot of time right here,” stated Chris Burns, itemizing advisor with Engel & Völkers, in a launch.

Burns provides the present homeowners of the property even purchased up the buildings that comprised “Big Whiskey” – the fictional town featured in the movie – and relocated all of them to the ranch.

“The property is sensational and a real slice of the Wild West proper in the center of Canada,” Burns added.

The entrance to the property leads previous an previous fort to the primary dwelling – an enormous lodge, which boasts 5 bedrooms, 11 loos, seven fireplaces and “a grand eating room.”

(Supplied/Engel & Völkers)

Beyond that, the street continues by the center of the ranch, arriving in the center of “Big Whiskey.”

“The Wild West town consists of a sheriff’s workplace with two jail cells and an vintage armoury cupboard, a saloon with a full-service bar and playing corridor, a blacksmith store, livery and stables with three indoor stalls, a financial institution and a carpentry store,” an announcement reads.

It additionally features a “fully-stocked mercantile” and church, full with vintage pews and a bell tower.

“Inspired by the cities featured in well-liked Western movies, the ranch’s homeowners built it out of a sheer sense of enjoyable,” stated Burns, including that the entire buildings aren’t merely film units however are literally liveable buildings.

“There is nothing fairly prefer it on a personal ranch.”

(Supplied/Engel & Völkers)

(Supplied/Engel & Völkers)

Beyond the town lies an 11-acre lake and “expansive equestrian services” that embody a five-stall secure, driving corridor, viewing lounge and veterinarian workplace.

“It is the last word retreat and journey resort for internet hosting household and mates, and for these in search of a life at one with stunning nature and imbued with sophistication and the rugged soul of the Old West,” Burns stated.

Full particulars of the house could be discovered on-line.


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