EXQUISITE TURNKEY EQUESTRIAN ESTATE. 42.48 groomed fenced acres w/ 8 stall stable (72x40), implement barn (72x45) w/ 2BR/1BA apt., hay barn (24x45) and lighted sprinkled area. Gorgeous ARCHITECTURALLY CORRECT PERIOD FARMHOUSE CUSTOM HOME with all bells and whistles. 10'ft plus and vaulted ceilings, furniture grade cabinets and built-ins, gorgeous floors and finishes. Huge rooms, gourmet kitchen, solarium, wrap around covered porches, decks, patios. Upstairs bedroom suites, bath, sitting room and bedroom. Terrace expandable. Must see to appreciate. Unlimited potential. Stable is currently a boarding barn with happy, easy boarders who will stay if buyer desires. Property manager in apartment also willing to stay. Income potential near six figures. Property adjoins Ashland Farm, an organic farm with eventing, cross-country and hacking fields. Ride right onto Ashland from Halfshire Farm with inexpensive Ashland membership. Organized trail rides, schooling shows and hunter paces held regularly.
Features of the home include:
Ten foot ceilings throughout, twenty foot plus in foyer
Heavy and correct period appropriate architectural moldings; custom eight foot hardwood doors with transoms. Gorgeous sculpted hardwood floors; beautiful heavy banister and balustrades, custom carpet runners and ceiling medallions accent period lighting.
Wrap around front porch with access from Solarium.
Fabulous gourmet kitchen with professional grade appliances including 6 burner dual fuel range, wall mounted convection oven, warming drawer, quartz countertops, porcelain sinks and prep sink in island and exquisite furniture grade cabinetry with soft close drawers.
Keeping room off kitchen features one of four masonry fireplaces with gas logs, furniture grade built in entertainment center and bookcase.
Morning room dining room features vaulted tongue and groove ceiling and French doors to back decks, both open and covered.
Formal dining room is banquet sized with beautiful views of the property. Foot deep baseboards and crown moldings found throughout the home complement the period trimmed windows and transoms.
Solarium features exposed beam and tongue and groove ceilings, windows all around with expansive views of the property, French doors to front veranda and rear covered deck. Also, custom built in entertainment center houses 60” flat panel television and surround sound system. Speakers are found throughout the home.
Guest powder room features antique style gravity flush toilet and vanity crafted from antique ice chest.
Expansive living room features masonry fireplace with brick surround and custom horsehead mantel, beautiful moldings and a wall of windows and transoms for superb light.
Tremendous master features sitting area, his and her California style closets, and easy access to Living room. Master bath features double shower with double shower and frameless glass, double size whirlpool tub and separate water closet; beautiful furniture grade cabinetry and lighting. Easy access to large tiled mudroom with built in hall tree with storage seat and cabinets and laundry sink. Separate covered porch access to mud room.
Secondary bedroom on main level features en suite bath with steam shower.
Upstairs Secondary bedrooms are three room suites that encompass a large bedroom with dormer windows, window seats and large closets. A separate light filled sitting room (one with fireplace) and a full ceramic bath with extended vanity. One bath features shower only and the other a tub/shower combination. Easy modifications could easily render the upstairs a four bedroom two bath configuration. As it exists, it is perfect for a bed and breakfast.
The basement features approximately 1100 sq. feet of finished space; a great room with masonry fireplace and French doors to covered brick patio, access from the third garage, and plumbing for a second kitchen or wet bar. There is a full bath and a concrete “safe room” complete with tunnel access to the exterior of the home. Approximately 1400 sq. feet remains to be finished to your specifications, and would easily accommodate a home theater, gymnasium or workshop.
FARM AMENITIES INCLUDE:
Stable featuring eight matted 12x12 stalls, 12x12 feed room with cabinetry and half bath, 24x12 tack room with built in storage, 12x12 hot and cold wash stall, 16 foot concrete center aisle, and 10 foot overhangs with concrete floors for outside tacking and grooming. The barn features excellent ventilation and is sited to avail itself of any breeze. It also features an automated fly spray system.
Hay and Shavings Storage Shed, approximately 45x24, compartmentalized for optimum efficiency and with concrete floors. Also, the well equipment is housed here. Public water also serves the property, including the main residence and the apartment.
Implement Barn with two bedroom/1 bath apartment . The apartment is light filled and features a kitchen, laundry facility, master bedroom and secondary bedroom, dining area and living room. It has direct access to the immense storage area and to the outside patio spanning the length of the building.
Concrete walled manure collection pit
Professionally installed lighted and sprinkled arena with four board fencing
Double fencing around property lines that have street frontage
Beautiful antique hand forged gate estimated to be from the late 1800’s is remote controlled with keypad access for guests.
The farm is currently a highly desired, successful boarding facility. It could be expanded to accommodate additional residences and/or barns if desired. Located adjacent to Ashland Farm, a 450 acre equestrian paradise with cross country, trail riding, covered arena, and clinic facilities, a nominal membership affords boarders or owners access to amenities. A long wait list is maintained for stall and pasture boarding, due to the excellent maintenance of facilities and amenities, quality of care and proximity to Ashland Farm. Boarders and Barn staff desire to remain if new owner desires, however, leases can be vacated quickly if required.
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