Turn-Key 15.43-acre horse farm on beautiful high and dry hilltop property; 3 BRs, 2.5 baths, office, loft, 2 WB fireplaces, oversized two car garage, 6 stall barn with w/matted 12x12 ft. stalls, concrete aisles, covered concrete and matted 18x20x10.5 ft. wash and grooming stall with crossties, detached 12x12 ft. tack/feed room, 36x36x10.5 ft. pole barn for equipment storage. Lush Bahia fenced and cross-fenced pastures and paddocks (approximately 5 ac, 5 ac, 2 ac, .25 ac, .25 ac), 20m x 60m dressage arena, approximately 100x300 ft. jumping ring with course included. AMERICAN HOME SHIELD WARRANTY INCLUDED.
Turning up the wide drive, one is immediately struck by the casual elegance of this lovely 2-story gabled home. As one approaches, one realizes the owner has taken full advantage of sweeping 360 vistas from this 15+ acre hilltop horse farm. Step up onto the 40' columned front porch and one can see miles of Florida ranch land - and cross-country jumps in the front pasture. The leaded glass front entry opens to a dramatic two-story living room with wood-burning fireplace with an antique, golden oak surround and mantle. Totally repainted inside, the lovely hue reflects the abundant light and showcases the rich oak floors. To the right of the staircase is the first floor Owner's Suite with its own fireplace (with antique oak surround and mantle, too) and generous en suite bath. The luxurious jetted garden tub of the Owner's Bath is certain to nourish one's soul after a hard day of satisfying farm life. A delightful guest half bath with antique vanity is centered under the staircase. A generous bright and airy kitchen with loads of cabinet space, all appliances, walk-in pantry, and adjacent laundry/mud room. The dining area - next to the kitchen--overlooks the farmyard through a bay window bump out. Convenient to the kitchen is a home office overlooking the farmyard, the show jumping field, and dressage arena. At the top of the staircase, one discovers a very generous loft area overlooking the vaulted living room. Two secondary bedrooms share a full bath. One of the bedrooms even has its own clawfoot soaking tub and gable reading nook! Other features include an oversized two-car garage with concrete apron, a new ultra-treated wood deck, two AC units (for each floor); plentiful and easy-access attic storage; 6-stall back-to-back shed row barn w/12x12 rubber-matted stalls, a separate metal tack/feed room, a covered wash rack with concrete pad, 36x36 open pole barn for trailer/farm equipment storage. Six fenced fields/paddocks with wire fencing including cross-country jumps, a show jumping field and a dressage arena. 15.43 acres of mowed Bahia grass. Mahindra 3525 Tractor w/PTO Rhino Mower and pasture / arena drag available along with other farm necessities. Horse-friendly roads throughout the area & it is a short jog to the trailhead for the 46-mile-long Withlacoochee State Trail (paved Rails to Trails with wide grassy, horse-friendly shoulders). Just 10 mins to groceries/shopping; 15 mins to I-75; less than 20 mins to Super Walmart; 30 mins to Costco & high-end shopping; 1hr to Downtown Tampa and Tampa International Airport; 50 mins to Busch Gardens; 1 hr. to Ocala; 1hr 20min to Disney World. Zero minutes to a pastoral paradise. 89.99% Loan-to-value Jumbo Conventional Financing through Freddie Mac is available with NO Private Mortgage Insurance required! Yes, even with private, unpaved farm roads! Ask your Lender or Realtor.