Top 10 Country Homes & Horse Properties for November 12, 2021
It's the first full weekend after the return to Standard time, and I have to admit that I dread the early sunsets.
With the holidays fast approaching, it's becoming harder to find country homes, but I'm happy to say that I've unearthed some gems, not too far from Boston. Take a look at these homes and farms--both charming and grand--in Athol, Brimfield, Groton, Princeton, Sherborn, Sutton, and towns in between.
4-Bedroom Contemporary on 15 Acres
"Situated at the end of a town road, this 15(+-) acre country estate has a 3000+ sq. ft. home and several outbuildings surrounded by Foskett Mill Brook and offering views of the western hills."
Listed at $590,000
18th Century Farmhouse on 7+ Acres
"Light, soul, beauty: Shepley Hill Farm is legendary for a reason. The distinguished and thoughtfully-updated Federal-style farmhouse adjoins the big yellow barn with its Gothic arched window, gardens, meadows, riding ring, and miles of trails to explore out the back door. Live somewhere special, listen to the birds, and get out of the daily hustle."
Listed at $1,600,000
Turn-of-the-Century Farmhouse on 5+ Acres
"Colonial Antique with acres of privacy for your outdoor enjoyment. In-ground pool, sport court (for tennis, basketball and pickleball), stone patios, open flat field perfect for sports or horses."
Listed at $629,900
3+ Acre Mini-Farm
"Enchanting Gentleman's mini farm nestled on almost 4 acres of stunning views of the countryside. This property also has a two story barn with easy conversion for horses."
Listed at $439,000
18th Century Colonial on 2.5 Acres
"This 1780s colonial is rich with history and numerous unique details. It's believed this home was once a tavern along the stagecoach route from Boston to Keene NH."
Listed at $999,900
7-Bedroom Colonial Revival on 32 Acres
"BRYN CORON, An exceptional 32- acre country estate with a pastoral landscape, rolling woodlands, and a scenic pond abutting conservation land. A tree-lined driveway leads you to an immaculately cared for property with period detail throughout."
Listed at $1,999,000
Turn-of-the-Century Farmhouse & Barn on 50 Acres
"Idyllic farmhouse with a barn, a Morton steel barn, workshops and 50 acres of fields and wooded areas in peaceful South Athol."
Listed at $440,000
Antique Colonial on 4+ Acres
"This home features a stunning front foyer with slate floor and huge living room with two fireplaces, tall ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows."
Listed at $449,900