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Horse estate that cost $US12m to be auctioned

The luxury equestrian estate cost $US12 million to build in 2008.

The luxury equestrian estate cost $US12 million to build in 2008.

A luxury equestrian ranch in Gainesville, Georgia, which cost $US12 million to build, is being offered for sale at auction with no reserve.

Clarks Bridge Equestrian Ranch, built in 2008, is a 64-acre property complete with an 8000 square foot manor house, covered arena and extensive stabling. It is located just 45 minutes northeast of Atlanta.

The substantial horse facilities also include a covered walker, as well as rolling green pastures.

A smart-home system offers remote access to open the main gates. The system is able to turn on lighting, control the thermostat temperature, and even turn on the surround sound, all accessible from a mobile device.

The stable offices.

The stable offices.

The estate is being offered by Supreme Auctions in cooperation with Patricia Thompson, of Harry Norman Realtors.

It will sell to the highest bidder on August 29.

The property sits at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is bordered by Lake Lanier on three sides.

The covered arena.

The covered arena.

The main home encompasses a master wing and guest wing, with three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, three half-baths, an office, great room, and dining room. There are custom stone fireplaces, alabaster chandeliers imported from Italy, and antique wood wainscoting throughout.

It boasts a gourmet top-of-the-line kitchen, with a complete second kitchen in the guest wing.

The stabling.

The stabling.

Horse lovers will enjoy a modern barn complete with eight fully climate-controlled stables with computer-controlled water-consumption indicators. An automated, timed lighting system is in place to prevent the horses’ winter coats from coming in.

The barn includes a farrier stall, tack room with shower, feed room, laundry room, and veterinarian office with kitchenette. The upstairs is unfinished and available for storage or ready to be converted into living space as needed.

The entrance to the covered arena.

The entrance to the covered arena.

The covered riding arena has ceiling fans spanning 30 feet across, reducing summer temperatures 15–20 degrees.

Installed equine lighting fixtures provide for arena use at night and during poor weather, extending riding times year round.

The arena footing is a dust-free polymer that aids in concussion reduction, providing lateral and vertical stability for both horse and rider.

The estate also includes a single-bedroom guest cottage,with facilities.

The property will be available to tour by appointment, from August 3.

For more information, visit Supreme-Auctions.com or call 866-929-2243.

More information about the house can be found here.

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