Owning a high-end horse farm is synonymous with a life well lived in the US, since they’re inextricably linked with wealth and prestige. It’s no wonder then that more and more luxurious equine properties are being snatched up by the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg. And, because this nation is so vast, there seems to be no shortage of breathtaking and prestigious luxury horse farms popping up on the market. If living in the lap of luxury behind long white fences, amid sprawling pastures and breathtaking landscapes with some of nature’s most noble creatures sounds like the life for you, consider these three most coveted equine property destinations in your search.
Equine Property Destination #1: Greenwich, Connecticut
Greenwich, CT – Some of the most expensive real estate on the planet resides in this haven for the rich and famous, thanks in no small part to its proximity to New York City. And, because of its decadent wealth, this mid-sized community of just under 70,000 residents is no stranger to the luxury horse farm. In fact, many of the multi-million dollar mansions boast extensive stables, groom’s quarters and manicured acres for horse training and horseback riding. Plus, as the home of the Connecticut Horse Shows Association, the oldest state organization of its kind, the annual CHSA Finals continues to be one of the most prestigious equestrian events in the nation.
Equine Property Destination #2: Montecito, California
Montecito, CA – Located just outside of Santa Barbara, Montecito is one of the most affluent areas in the country and is well known for its beautiful and sprawling horse ranches and proximity to the Pacific. In fact, this is precisely where Oprah Winfrey purchased her multi-million dollar luxury equine estate. Comic legend John Cleese also recently sold his beautiful equestrian ranch just https://www.ncahcsp.org/buy-valium-online/ down the road from Ms. Winfrey’s. If hob-nobbing with the rich and famous in a Mediterranean-esque climate is what you’re after, you can make your home here for a few dozen million. Of course, there’s no shortage of local horse shows year-round, and the range of styles is broad, including Western and Rodeo style, dressage and the rest of all 10 divisions recognized by the International Equestrian Federation.
Equine Property Destination #3: Northeastern Georgia
Northeastern Georgia – With Lake Lanier and the Blue Ridge Mountains on your doorstep and proximity to Atlanta, and even Athens, which is a cultural haven for foodies and music lovers, the Northeastern corner of Georgia is an ideal spot for a luxury horse farm. There are plenty of local and regional horse shows, sporting events and exhibitions, including the Annual Magnolia Spring Classic, the Pro Am Benefit Classic, the USDF Region 3 Championship, the Olde Milton September Horse Show and more; The Olympic National Horse Park (complex for equestrian events at the ’96 Atlanta Olympic Games) is within arm’s reach; countless horse farms tickle the rolling landscape; and there are a plethora of services that cater to the horse enthusiast.
If you are considering owning a Luxury Equine property in Georgia, you might want to take a closer look at Clarks Bridge Equine Ranch, in Gainesville, GA boasting 64 sprawling acres. At a cost of over $12M to build it is being offered for absolute auction on August 29th by Luxury Real Estate Auction Company, Supreme Auctions. The expansive equine property features a magnificent Manor home with manicured grounds and pool, guesthouse, state-of-the-art barn, climate-controlled stables, equestrian arena, veterinarian office, and rolling hills of green pastures. For complete details contact Supreme Auctions to schedule a preview before the auction set for August 29, 2013.