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Jason Newsted Lists His Montana Ranch
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted is ready for his final tour with his Montana home. The heavy metal musician has listed his “Rockin JN Ranch” in the mountain state’s town of Sula — which has a population of just 37, according to listing holder's Hall and Hall — for $4.95 million, a steal when you consider the 360-degree views of the 545+ acres of private land the timber home sits atop.
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The 3-bed, 4-bath main structure is over 5,812 square feet and was completed in 2006. In the kitchen, a stainless-steel range hood complements the wood cabinetry and island, which features storage on one end.
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Floor-to-ceiling windows look out to the stunning mountain views. The public land on the outskirts of the property is open for hiking, horseback riding or other outdoor activities.
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There are more deer, elk and bears per square foot then people, according to the website. Although the town is particularly small, it is located only an hour away from Hamilton, Montana, which carries a census count of 4,674.
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High ceilings and wood beams continue into the master suite, which has a walk-in closet and loft above the main sleeping space.
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A spiral staircase leads to the loft in the master bedroom. Its iron finish adds a masculine touch to the stone floor.
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The master bath sports dual vanities, a soaking tub and glass enclosed walk-in shower.
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In an homage to his career, the intricate sunburst design seen here is handcrafted with wood direct from the Gibson guitar factory.
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Bright at Night
The stunning estate glows at night when the interiors’ stunning details can take center stage. A fire pit area sits behind the main house, while a small pond containing water for irrigation, an additional “manager’s home” and a shop complex building sit nearby.