''I must have privacy, seclusion and safety. Above all, those are the three amenities that are the most important to me and my family.'' We hear this from our most celebrated clients on a regular basis. Residential amenities can be created, changed, or modified, but it's the physical location of any estate that is truly the one, most important factor when selecting where you will spend your most coveted time with family, friends and associates.There are thousands of opportunities to lose yourself in Montana. Some come to Montana for the authentic ranch experience, some come to be surrounded by like-minded people in organized luxury golf communities. You are not like those individuals. You are one of only a handful of individuals in the world who have the distinct opportunity to provide yourself, your family and your closest companions with the gift of privacy, seclusion and safety in the unequivocal King of luxury modern estates. This is Montana's Shelter Island Estate.Flathead Lake, Montana is celebrated as being one of the cleanest lakes in the world, and it is here that you will find one of the most exquisite and privately located estates in existence. Montana's Shelter Island Estate rests on 22+ private island acres in the middle of Flathead Lake. This five bedroom, eight bath estate is a comfortable 18,646 square feet with over 6,000 feet of private, secluded lakefront access. The estate is three levels, each level accessible via commercial grade elevator. Each element has been carefully orchestrated to maximize the visual and emotional impact on every level, starting with the jaw dropping 45 foot ceilings in the great room which is smartly surrounded by the second story observatory that has been designed to leave you entranced by the sweeping views of Flathead Lake.A copper conservatory is the perfect retreat and the abundance of year-round light gently fills the great hall and adjacent office space. The estate's office is beautifully lined in mahogany and features a full balcony, four-inch-thick doors and limestone fireplace. Other features include a master suite and bath with custom mahogany cabinets, trim and accents as well as extensive use of Carrara marble throughout. The master also boasts a private outside portico and poach area for additional privacy and relaxation. The four additional suites in the estate are all appointed with the same level of craftsmanship and materials as the master. Shelter Island is like no other but make no mistake, Flathead Lake is the central focal point at every turn. She shines with majestic qualities from each locale and the views are as awe inspiring as the detailed and custom finish work throughout the estate. A commercial grade gourmet kitchen, full service dining area with wine cellar are all awaiting you or your staff to help serve and host private events, holiday parties, special occasions, or the small intimate family meal. The main floor is also home to the indoor shooting range and a heated boat stall with a custom rail system, making boat access seamless and easy. All finishes throughout the house have been meticulously chosen and appointed by the highest skilled artisans and craftsman available, making this estate one of the most spectacular offerings available in the world today.The guest residence is a two bedroom, four bath boat-house that has been crafted in the same manner, tradition and amenities using the same level of materials as the main estate. At 2,600 square feet, it is comfortable for family and guests and a true compliment to the main estate and includes two granite fireplaces and a steam room. There is also a 1,200 square foot utility facility on the island that houses the generator. A 1,800 square foot shop is located on the property and serves as the perfect location for projects and storage for all the Montana necessities such as four wheeler, boats, water skis and other recreational equipment. While the physical location of Montana's Shelter Island makes this the perfect retreat for privacy, seclusion and safety, the fact that you are located less than an hour from every possible major modern amenity makes this one of the rarest estate offerings on the planet. Everything that western Montana is known for from a recreational and destination standpoint is at your fingertips. Flathead Lake living. Glacier National Park. Big Sky Country. Your family, friends and associates will stare in wonder as they arrive by boat to your island estate. It's from here they will begin to truly appreciate and experience this Montana wonder that you call home. You really can have it all. Montana's Shelter Island Estate.