Located in the highly desirable town of Oak Ridge, this large piece of heaven is currently a beautiful equestrian estate, offering carriage trails, rolling pastures, hay fields, arenas, several barns and charming home nestled under the Oaks and Crepe Myrtles.In addition to the mile and a quarter bridle path around the perimeter of the pastures, there are several trails that meander among the towering hardwoods and creeks. Trailer parking is plentiful alongside the covered 10,000 square foot arena. The sound system and lighting allow you to host equestrian events. The office and restroom are also set up for equestrian contestants and spectator guests. The regulation size dressage arena will allow you to accommodate two show rings and/or varying disciplines. Both arenas offer excellent footings.
The board and field fenced pastures all offer access to large three sided run –sheds, allowing simplified boarding and shelter for your horses. The historic 100 year old barn & adjoining support buildings are ideal for a trainer or boarders that want their own space and privacy. A tack room, hay/carriage building and individual turn-out paddocks can accommodate several horses.
The 9 stall main barn has both an owners’ tack room and boarder’s tack room. The extra wide aisle way accommodates farm equipment used for cleaning stalls. Two large stalls act as run-in shelters with access to the pea gravel dry lot/exercise yard. Repair equipment in the attached work shop. Protect and store tractors, implements and cars in the 5 bay equipment shelter which has easy access to the home.
Enjoy views of the rolling pastures and farm from the chalet style, rustic 2 bedroom/2 bathroom home. The Oak trees, fig tree and 32 year old Crepe Myrtles’ provide shade in the hot summer months along with privacy. Listen to the birds and relax on one of two decks with a cup of coffee and watch your flowers and vegetables grow. The enclosed sun room stretches along the back of the house and is open to the master bedroom and great room. The open floor plan, stone fireplace, Pine wood floors and suspended wood beams all create a warm and comfortable living space. The kitchen is open to the great room allowing you to visit with company while preparing gourmet meals. The windows in the dining room bring in the light and give you views of the park-like setting of your back yard. The loft makes an ideal office or could easily be reconfigured as a play room. The walk-out basement is another ideal area for setting up billiards and a rec room.
The most spectacular aspect of this property has to be the land. With three points of access the property has many possibilities, including development of estate size lots, an equestrian park or private country estate. The rolling terrain, creeks, pond and perfect combination of hardwood forest and pastures afford the ideal views from many different potential home sites. This estate is surrounded by loblolly pines creating a private and secluded setting.
Whether an equestrian or developer the nearby shopping and fine dining contribute to this estate’s overall desirability.