Are You a Horse Lover? Check Out These 8 Must-See Properties
When It Comes to Horses, These Homes Are Best in Show!
If you’re a horse lover in the market for a new home, you know that there are a lot of things to keep in mind when browsing potential properties. You want your new home to have all your equestrian essentials like a barn and enough space to run your horses while still offering you respite for when you come in off the trail or track.
There are also many different types of properties available for the many different types of horse owners. You’ll need to figure out whether you’re looking for the perfect estate to run your jumpers; a casual, airy property where you can explore trails with the family; or a place where you can get your horses ready for show.
Geographic location may also play a major role for you. Different regions in the country may be ideal, depending on how you plan on raising your team. For most home buyers with horses, the top priority is the animal’s health and safety, making the equine-related resources in your area an important factor in your homebuying decision.
Check out these eight equestrian estates to get an idea of what horse lovers are looking for in a home.
1) Horse Friendly Mansion Estate in Pennsylvania
This 23.5-acre estate boasts a six bedroom, five bathroom home in addition to an 11,000 square foot horse barn with 11 stalls and 8.5-acre paddocks. With hardwood and marble floors throughout, you’ll find everything you’re looking for in terms of you and your horses.
Constructed in 1929 by George Lewis, the home now has radiant floor heating, an updated kitchen and bathrooms, an in-ground pool, and a detached four-car garage. This home is currently on the market for $899,000.
2) St. Louis Executive Retreat
If you’re looking for a horse-friendly home in Missouri but aren’t sure if you’re ready to buy, check out this four bedroom English style home, currently on the market for $8,500 per month.
On this stunningly vast four-acre property, you’ll find an in-ground pool, tennis courts, and a two-stall horse barn. This property is perfect for raising show horses in style. The inside of the home has inviting dark wood throughout, radiant heating, a jetted bathtub, and a cozy breakfast nook.
3) Gorgeous Equestrian Estate in Greenwich, Connecticut
For a statement-making property with all of the luxury amenities you could dream of, look no further than this turn-key equestrian residence in Connecticut. Located just an hour outside of New York City, the nine-acre grounds are home to indoor and outdoor riding rings, a state-of-the-art stable, and housing for groomers and trainers.
With five bedrooms and nine bathrooms, large picture windows, an indoor sauna, plus an in-ground pool and dock, you’ll never run out of space or fun activities to do, both indoors and out.
4) Equestrian Paradise in South Carolina
This premier equestrian estate located in Wagener, South Carolina is perfect for families looking to raise horses while living in a gorgeous home. Featuring over 375 acres with a five-bedroom, custom-built home and two cottages, an in-ground pool, and massive stable facilities, this luxury home is one of the most expansive properties in the area.
If you love the great outdoors, you’ll love being able to watch gorgeous sunsets from the home’s west-facing patio. You’d also be able to enjoy spacious fieldstone and summer terraces as you entertain guests after a day full of running the horses. This home is under sale pending at 3.7 million.
5) Rider’s Estate in Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Located on 24 acres of fertile land, this five-bedroom, 3.5 bath rider’s home features marble and parquet floors with carved wood detailing. Living in this equine estate will allow you to entertain yourself and friends with a billiard room and all of the horse-related amenities you can imagine.
Here, you can spend your days caring for your favorite animal in style. This home features gorgeous indoor and outdoor arenas, a seventeen-stall barn with electricity in addition to a separate eleven-stall barn, heated viewing and tack room, wash stall, four pastures, two heated silos, and a separate cottage that functions perfectly as a home for trainers.
6) Ranch Style Mansion With Carriage Style Barn in Arizona
A luxury western style horse lover’s escape, this Scottsdale, Arizona home features a gorgeous carriage-style barn in addition to an eight-stall barn with beautiful wooden beams and a romantic balcony overlooking the horses.
With two large arenas and the capability of housing at least eight horses, you’ll love running your horses and taking in the spectacular Arizona sunsets on the full rooftop deck of this six bedroom, four bathroom home.
7) Georgian Revival Farmhouse Retreat in Virginia Beach
This gorgeous five-bedroom estate is situated on 23 acres of prime real estate for anyone in the horse business. The property features a fifteen-stall Morton barn with auto waterers, two grooming stalls, radiant heaters, an observation area, and eight large pastures.
The home itself comes equipped with a gorgeous gourmet kitchen, hot tub, salt water pool, outdoor kitchen, stocked pond, and eight-car garage. The property is now on the market for $4.3 million.
8) Massive 504 Acre Equestrian Estate in Donegal, Pennsylvania
Take a gander down a wooded drive to find this gorgeous gem of a property, tucked away on 504 acres of stunning land that’s perfect for running and taking care of horses. The five-bedroom mansion overlooks a two-acre pond and stone pavilion.
With acres of fenced pastures, a fifteen-stall horse barn, a guest house, and a stone cabin perfect for caretakers or trainers, this property is an amazing find for all different types of horse owners and is currently on the market for $6.7 million.