Located in gorgeous, gated and desirable Paddocks of Millwood, a private community of small horse farms convenient to I-75, Ocala and Gainesville. Completely private setting! Stunning long-range views! Beautiful curb appeal, gorgeous professional landscaping. Enjoy your morning coffee while taking in spectacular sunrises. This home sits high on a hill with 7 sets of French doors to catch the lovely breezes. Single Story Home on Slab, Concrete Block, Stucco and Faux Stack Stone on Front. 5 bedrooms (or 4 bedrooms and an office). 3.5 baths (two with Jacuzzi tubs). 3,478 s.f. under air/ 499 s.f. garage/ 729 s.f. rear screened porch/ 117 s.f. front porch. Total Square Feet: 4,823. Year Built: 2007. There is a 16’x32’ salt water pool with a spa and a large patio for entertaining. The pool also overlooks the gorgeous views. The 10-acre farm is fenced with 4-board, no-climb fencing. There is 3-board cross fencing. The main farm entrance has an automatic opening aluminum powder-coated gate with four faux stack stone columns and aluminum, powder-coated curved fencing rails. There is a 10’-hexagonal screened gazebo in which to relax, enjoy a glass of wine and catch the evening sunsets. Taxes (with Agricultural Exemption): $4,100. HOA Deed Restricted Community ($350 yearly fee). Termite Policy on House and Barn. Lightening Protectors on House and Barn
Quadruple split plan 4 or 5 bedroom home with the 5th bedroom being used as an office. 10’ ceilings throughout with 12’ ceilings in the living and dining rooms. Plenty of closets for storage. Crown molding and beautiful woodworking throughout.
Dining room, separated from the living room by tall columns with detailed molding, has French doors and a gorgeous coffered ceiling. Big open kitchen with island, beautiful, custom-built solid cherry cabinets, tall pull-out spice cabinet, custom range hood (original cost of kitchen cabinetry $30,000), granite countertops, large pantry, stainless steel appliances, tumbled travertine marble backsplash with an equine-themed tile inset all overlooking the family room which has a tray ceiling and two double sets of French doors opening on to the screened back porch with flagstone flooring. Large living room has a marble-surround fireplace with beautiful built-in glass shelving and cabinets flanking it and a double set of French doors also opening on to the screened porch. The large master has two sets of French doors that open onto the screened porch and a tray ceiling with built-in indirect lighting. There is a large, custom, master closet with built-in his and hers dressers and shelving. The master bath, complete with chandelier and marble tops on the his and hers separate vanities, has a separate oversized shower with side sprays as well as a separate water closet. It has an oversized Jacuzzi tub facing a triple window overlooking a walled secret garden. It also has an upholstered window seat as does one of the other bathrooms. Cooling and Heating: Central forced air, Heat Pump. Main AC is new, Separate AC unit in Master Wing Saves Money. AC Systems under yearly inspection plan. Refrigerator, Oven, Microwave, Cook Top, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal, Washer, Dryer included. Flooring: Beautiful Tile and Carpet with Flagstone on Front and Rear Porches. In-walls pest control system accessible from outside. Pest control tech need never come inside. Trans-generator Switch Hooks Up Generator Automatically to Selected House Circuits. Partial Burglar Alarm System. Large Water Heater. Roof: Architectural Shingles. Underground Electric. Septic and Well with Water Softening System
4-Stall Barn with Tack and Equipment Rooms, Wash Rack. There is a 4-stall shed which can be used for storage of farm equipment or turned into more stalls or run-ins. The barn is post and beam construction set to last a century or more with a cement center aisle, front porch and copper, horse-themed weather vane on the cupola. The center of the roof is raised for better ventilation. There are four 12’x12’ stalls with lighting, fans and water to each stall. All stalls have two exits, one onto the barn aisle as well as Dutch doors opening to the outside for safety. There is a 12’x12’ tack room with a large storage cabinet and 12’x12’ equipment room with a workbench and an overhead garage door. The barn also has a cement wash rack with side rails. There are more storage cabinets in the barn aisle. There is additional storage above the tack and equipment rooms.
Lot Size: 10+ acres. Gorgeous Professional Landscaping. Aluminum, Powder Coated Farm Gate with Four Faux Stack Stone Columns. 2 Sprinkler Systems. 5 Patios and a Fire Pit. Landscape Lighting around the Pool Patio. This home has mature, gorgeous landscaping in a park-like setting including over 300 azaleas giving an amazing show each spring, camellias, magnolias, sycamores, crepe myrtles, over 50 oak trees and more.
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