Hello horse lovers! Are you looking for a property that exemplifies equestrian living extraordinaire? Well check out this large private property near Destin that has everything you need to get back in the saddle again!
Located in Defuniak Springs at 5676 W State Highway 2, this is a one-of-a-kind equestrian estate encompasses 100 acres of fenced meadows bordered by perimeters of forest.
The stately four rail high white fencing is also electrified. It spans across the expansive property providing pastures and multiple separate outdoor grassy areas. This pristine property includes three huge barns, a lighted riding arena with custom footing for high performance horses, a gorgeous home with an enclosed sparkling swimming pool and a lovely separate guest house.
The main horse barn is 4,800 square feet and constructed with an Ameristeel frame with the ability to withstand winds up to 140 MPH. It includes twelve 14 x 14 foot stalls with center drains for easy cleaning, ceiling fans, an automatic fly control system and $100,000 worth of custom rubber mats that cover the entire space. There is an air-conditioned Tack Room with a bathroom, laundry room, a refrigerator and a water heater large enough to bathe horses.
The second barn also encompasses 4,800 square feet which may be used for equipment and includes three garages with room for three big trucks or other oversized vehicles like an RV.
The third barn has 6,800 square feet with a concrete floor that may be used for additional storage. An industrial sized diesel generator has the ability to power the entire property if need be.
Although this equestrian paradise is designed to accommodate horses in high Kentucky fashion, the crown jewel is the beautiful gated estate-like home that sits in the heart of the farm. It is centrally located among towering oak trees and meticulously maintained grounds with gardens. This distinctively upscale residence provides almost 2,400 square feet for a gracious lifestyle with spacious open living areas, three bedrooms, three luxury baths and a screened in pool with a Hot Tub.
A triple panel beveled glass door leads into the elegant open living area that has a vaulted ceiling and mocha cream toned marble flooring.
This Great Room includes space for dining and living with an adjacent open kitchen that includes an oversized designer styled side-by-side refrigerator, stainless steel appliances as well as custom cabinetry accented by rich granite countertops. A formal fireplace is framed by two sets of double glass doors that lead out to and views the pool.
Another large family room includes another fireplace, built-in shelving for a library, a Powder Room and glass doors leading out to a patio.
The Master Bedroom has access to the enclosed pool as well as a luxurious bath en suite with a long jetted tub, a separate glassed in shower and unique raised double vanity sinks
The pool area provides panoramic views of the fenced pastures and grounds with a patio dining space. A bubbling Hot Tub spills down into the lagoon shaped pool beside it. A gracious Guest House on the property includes three bedrooms, two baths and a breezy screened in porch.
This giant equestrian estate near Destin is listed at $2,499,700. Contact our Ocean Reef Real Estate office for more information at (877) 392-6085 and saddle up for a tour today!