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Mulitmillion-dollar horse estate to be auctioned

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A luxury horse estate in Virginia originally listed for sale at $US14.9 million is be sold at auction without reserve on April 26.

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The primary residence.

The picturesque 140-acre equestrian property known as Horsefields Farm is near Washington DC, in Upperville.

The estate boasts state-of-the-art equestrian facilities, including a 14-stall stone barn and three residences, and its grounds include rolling hills and multiple ponds.

Seller Sergio Pino said: “Living in Miami full-time, Horsefields Farm has been a peaceful country retreat for my family. We love the grounds, the special attention that was given to its design and of course, its privacy.

“We hate to sell, but honestly, we are ready to move on to other opportunities.

“It’s exciting to know that a month from now, the property will have a new owner.”

The property, to be auctioned by New York City-based Concierge Auctions in cooperation with Rob Carney of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, comprises three fully-restored residences, including an elegant stone manor main house and two fully restored guest houses.

The barn

The barn

The main home has six bedrooms, six full and two half bathrooms and an expansive main level with spacious gathering spaces throughout. There is custom lighting, premium fixtures in all the fully-renovated bathrooms and elaborate custom tile work.

The home includes not one but two master bedrooms, both of which have updated custom bathrooms; a gourmet kitchen, a reception room, a wood-paneled office, a formal dining room and both living and family rooms.

There is also a one-bedroom guest apartment above the two-car garage.

The two renovated guest houses offer a combined seven bedrooms, and both mirror the high standard of the main residence’s interior.

The main guest house offers three storeys of spacious living including five bedrooms and four full and one half fully-updated bathrooms.

Additional amenities include a gourmet kitchen, a lower-level custom home gym with fitness equipment, free weights and a rubberized floor and an outdoor pool.

Located near the stone barn, the secondary guest house features hardwood flooring, a fully-updated gourmet kitchen and two additional spacious bedrooms.

Inside the 14-stable stone barn.

Inside the 14-stable stone barn.

The grounds contain rolling hills, seven manicured ponds and unparalleled, state-of-the-art equestrian facilities.

The focal point is the exquisite all-stone main barn, encompassing 14 stalls, two wash bays, a caretaker’s office, a laundry room, a full bathroom and elegant wood-paneled interior with brick flooring.

The barn has been featured on the prestigious Hunt Country Stable Tour.

There is also a secondary barn with 10 horse stalls and a cow barn with all-wood construction.

Additionally, a caretaker’s cottage with three bedrooms and a new detached garage, office and apartment building with four garage bays, a luxury guest apartment and a separate office space complete the property.

“Horsefields Farm represents the pinnacle of luxury living in Virginia,” Carney said.

“No expense was spared during the recent renovation of the home and its equestrian facilities, and the collection of structures on the property makes the estate ideal for entertaining large groups of family and friends.”

The property is located just 10 minutes from downtown Middleburg and an hour from Washington, DC, in the heart of northern Virginia. It is an area laced with tree-lined roads and picturesque fields tucked among rolling hills.

Laura Brady, the president of Concierge Auctions, said: “This auction presents a tremendous opportunity in a coveted area where riding horses and horse shows are a part of the local culture.”

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For more information call 888.256.2806

 

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