What Can $1.2 Mil Buy?

This week our equestrian fantasy lifestyle editor Horsenista compares North American real estate available for a cool $1.2 million.

Fantasizing about buying equestrian real estate is one of my many hobbies and regional differences in prices fascinate me. I mean, how can the same amount of money buy 452 acres in Nebraska but only five in Florida or two in Arizona? Let’s check out nine properties currently for sale.

Florida $1,275,000 – 5 acres

“This equestrian property with 16 stall barn is located only minutes from all major horse show and polo venues within greater Wellington. Oversized sand ring, fully irrigated and abundance of paddocks. Room for grass jumping field.” (Equine Homes)

New Hampshire $1,250,000 – 43 acres

“Equestrians will thoroughly enjoy the 160’ x 70’ indoor arena with dust-free sand/rubber footing, excellent natural and fluorescent lighting. Under the same roof, direct access to twenty matted stalls, including six 12’ x 12’ and fourteen 12’ x 10’(some currently configured as 12’ x 20’ foaling stalls), a heated tack room, wash stall/grooming area and feed room w/loading dock. The outdoor 20 x 60 meter dressage arena, built to USDF Underfoot specifications, is nicely sited away from the barns and includes a permanent border, superior sand/rubber footing and drainage.” (Equine Homes)

Kentucky $1,250,000 – 85 acres

“Historic brick & stone home known as Flournoy’s Fort. Painstakingly renovated by Phase IV and Gay Reading to exacting detail. Wonderful ash floors, tall ceilings and large rooms. Nice 22 stall horse barn and lots of Elkhorn Creek frontage.” (Lex Horse Farms)

Nebraska  $1,250,000 – 452 acres

“This property is a combination irrigated farm w/sub irrigated pasture and dry pasture. Would be ideal pure bred operation or as a row crop farm. New home and an older home. Excellent soils. Would facilitate 2 full center pivots, Full line of livestock improvements. County road frontage.” (Land and Farm)

Colorado $1,295,000 – 80 acres

“Fenced and cross fenced with multiple pastures for grazing management and to secure a variety of livestock. Main barn, plus shed row barn with 4 runs. Outbuildings with great character and multi-use potential. Round pen and gorgeous riding on your own property through valleys, meadows, hilltop vistas and forest. Several perfect locations to add an indoor or outdoor arena.”  (Horse Properties)

Texas $1,235,000 – 80 acres

“Dropping down from the home’s elevated location, the land is level with a good mix of trees and pastures. It includes a two-bedroom guest house, a two-stall stable, a six-stall shed-row barn with pipe runs, turn out lots, a 24×34 storage building for hay and several large pastures. The soil is a sandy loam making it ideal for horses, there is a creek, several stock ponds and the grass is good and currently grazed.” (Land and Farm)

Arizona $1,250,000 – 2.5 acres

“Great income opportunity, working horse ranch, personal compound or business, training facility & boarding. Newly updated thru-out (like new) Main House (2350 SF) built 1995, travertine, appliances, & separate 2 BR Guest House (1050 SF) built 2002 – full kitchen, baths, W/D, patios. Large 1440 SF barn, arena, round pen, 9 stalls and more.” (Horse Properties)

California $1,200,000 – 21.9 acres

“Ultimate property with stunning sunset views, irrigation water, pond and pastures. Ideal for livestock, grapes, olive trees, orchards & gardens. 4935 /- sq ft, 4 bedroom/3.5 bath plus family room. Home overlooks pond & pasture areas. In-ground swimming pool & landscaping. Several outbuildings featuring two barns, 8 and 4 stall, with runs, tack rooms, stall mats, waterers & feeders.” (Land and Farm)

British Columbia $1,249,000 – 32.79 acres

“Luxury home, luxury property. Custom 223 x 186 indoor riding arena and barn combination. A stunning, professional turn-key facility. Second residence, turn-out sheds, stock paddocks and natural forest set amongst views of the mountains and open fields. House overlooks man-made private lake/pond. Wonderful garden, vast lawns.” (Land and Farm)

Shout out where you’d like to live in the comments section!

Go Riding! 

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