Top 10 Country Homes & Horse Properties for November 1, 2020
It's the first weekend of way-too-early sunsets. As we're bracing ourselves for the descent into the darkness of winter, there are signs of light in the Massachusetts real estate market. This week has sparkled with country gems that will raise your spirits and inspire your imagination. Among the exciting prospects that appeared this week are properties in Bedford, Beverly, Carlisle, Oakham, and Westminster, and towns in between. If you don't see your perfect place here, I'd love to help you find it.
Equestrian Estate on 20+ Acres
"From the moment you enter this property the views of the pastures, 3-stall barn with 3-stall shed row and private wooded acreage are breathtaking. Perfect for horses, sheep, alpacas, goats and chickens."
Listed at $685,000
Equestrian Estate with 4-Stall Barn on 27 Acres
"Private horse farm with pastures, inground pool, hot tub, a beautiful spacious home, and 27 acres of trails and pastures. Abuts additional miles of marked trails."
Listed at $1,299,900
19th Century Black Brook Farm on 14+ Acres
"A rare opportunity to own a landmark Carlisle farm,surrounded by Great Brook State Park with direct access to 900 acres of trails. It offers mature fruit orchards, a high-hoop house, a windmill, solar panels, gardens, 10 pastures, 2 barns, 11 stalls, 2 workshops, a riding ring with jumps and spectator gazebo, a duck pond with fenced-in yard, and space for all kinds of livestock."
Listed at $1,875,000
Turn-of-the-Century Victorian on 6 Acres
"Turretted design, beautiful woodwork, original lighting fixtures, decorative fireplaces, window seats, pocket door and kitchen pantry. This stately residence has been loving maintained through the decades with all the major updates completed and holds its own as a jewel on the crown of High Street historical homes."
Listed at $355,000
3-Bedroom Contemporary Cape on 5 Acres
"Serene 5+ acre private retreat featuring beautifully updated passive solar, post & beam contemporary cape, 2+ stall, 2-story barn with water/power perfect for horses, goats, with pasture, fruit trees, berry bushes, gardens, circular driveway, frontage on Five Mile River and abutting State Forest with Foley Pond."
Listed at $419,000
5-Bedroom Colonial with Pond & Pool on 2.5 Acres
"This storybook property offers a private sanctuary to enjoy and treasure. Set on 2.5 acres with private skating pond, pool, and stream there is no end to the activities one can appreciate at this home."
Listed at $1,695,000
Custom Farmhouse on 11+ Acres Abutting Conservation
"Open and airy with white oak flooring, soaring, exposed beams, and a herringbone Rumford fireplace, this Farmhouse feels like a walk in Vermont on a fall day. Enjoy seasonal views of Crane Beach, and a private path through woods to a trailhead and Plum Island Sound."
Listed at $2,150,000
3-Bedroom Custom Contemporary on 23 Acres
"Overlooking woods, wildlife and water views of Wrights Reservoir! Welcoming open concept design features vaulted ceilings and views from every room."
Listed at $475,000
14-Acre Beverly Farms Estate Abutting Audubon Land
"Accented with established perennials, mature trees and a pond, this beautiful property seamlessly blends the charm and character of circa 1910 craftsmanship with numerous architectural updates ideal for today's living and entertaining."
Listed at $1,975,000
5-Bedroom Colonial on 3 Acres on the Taunton River
"Dock to launch kayaks, canoes or fishing. Enjoy sitting by the inground pool with cabana, brick patio and pergola."
Listed at $899,900