Estates of Aiken

Aiken’s rich tradition as a playground for the wealthy northerners who arrived to escape the harsh, seemingly endless winters of their native climate for the temperate climate of Aiken has resulted in a large number of stunning estates located both in Aiken’s vibrant downtown area as well as throughout the countryside.  Whether your pleasure is culture, golf, tennis, court tennis, equestrian sports, hunting and fishing or a multitude of other pursuits Aiken has a large number of elegant and opulent Estate homes just waiting for you to make them your home. Whether it’s as a seasonal or permanent residence Aiken is calling you home.

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FOX HALL

When you dream of equestrian properties in Aiken's Horse District, this is the one! Privately situated and gated on the historic clay roads with easy access to Hitchcock Woods, Fox Hall has been organically operated for 20 years. The fabulous estate boasts a two-story, 6, 836 sq. ft. brick manor house, 4-stall barn, newly sided guest house, 5.43 acres, 5 newly fenced wire and board paddocks & run-in sheds. The home features refinished hardwood & marble floors, new interior painting, fireplaces, new elevator, 2 master suites, formal living & dining rooms, a commercial kitchen, paneled library, renovated upstairs master bath, a 900-square-foot hardiplank studio space or workout area with new awnings, climate controlled attic storage, anti-virus HVAC, & a two-car garage with space above that could be used as an apartment. A stunning 4-stall custom brick barn features cupolas, wash stall, climate-controlled tack room, feed room, hayloft, pave safe aisles, and beautiful custom ironwork. List Price: $1,990,000

Almost Heaven

Stunning log home privately sited amid 17.9 beautifully landscaped & natural acres just 10 minutes from downtown! Gated entrance invites you into "Almost Heaven" with gorgeous sunset views of an adjacent lake, a private fish-filled pond, & meandering hardscape paths around & through year-round blooming gardens. The cathedral ceilings give lovely natural light. There is a cook's kitchen with Subzero refrigerator, gas cooktop, double ovens, pantry & lots of cabinets & granite countertops. The dining area is big enough for sit-down dinners for the whole clan. The spacious owner's suite has a huge walk-in closet, & an ensuite bath with an air-jetted spa tub & huge tiled, walk-in shower. The guest bedroom opens onto the wrap-around deck. The loft is a family room/office. The steel 40x70 workshop could easily be a center aisle barn. There is a 700 SF guest apartment, poker room & "re-loading room" too. Live your BEST LIFE AIKEN in this beautifully planned & maintained estate property. • List Price: $949,000

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Larkspur Road Under Contract

An exquisite equestrian estate in the rolling hills of Aiken County, SC! The estate is situated on 23 acres and totals 6100SF w/ 4 bedrooms 5 bathrooms and 2 half baths. The property is encircled by 4-board fencing; 5 half acres irrigated paddocks each with its own water pump; an irrigated regulation dressage arena & a luxurious horse stable w/ 4 stalls & a 1600SF apartment. Extensive custom millwork & hardwood floors are throughout the house. The elegant entry hall with a grand staircase and arched doorways give way to a welcoming family room w/ fireplace & French doors leading to a large screened porch. The gourmet kitchen is a delight with high-end appliances, granite countertops, and a large eating area. The main floor master suite includes sitting & dressing areas; his & hers bathrooms & individual walk-in closets. A second guest room with full bath is also on the first floor. There are two additional private guestrooms on the second floor, each with a full bath & walk-in closet. $2,150,000.00

Marion Street MLS # 110901 www.findaiken
Marion Street SE

Blend of old & new distinguishes this unique property on 2+ acres in old Aiken. Completed in 2018, the contemporary farm house has 4000+ sq ft of living space, & the 1928 renovated stable has over 6,000 sq ft w/16 stalls, super-sized wash rack, tack room w/half bath & charming barn apartment w/sitting room, bedroom, kitchen & full bath. Hardiplank main residence features open floor plan w/heart pine & oak flooring throughout. Great room w/Hitchcock ceiling & fireplace opens to dining area and state of the art kitchen w/quartz counters & top of the line appliances. Also on main level are spacious master bedroom ensuite & large laundry/boot room. Upstairs are 4 add'l bedrooms, 2 full baths & bonus/media room being used as 6th bedroom. Covered porch offers add'l living space & overlooks 3 board fenced grass paddocks. Large outbuilding used for hay storage apart from barn, and private lanes & dirt roads provide access to nearby Hitchcock Woods. Perimeter privacy fence with electric gate. $1,595,000.

Jasmine Cottage MLS # 109146 www.findaik
Jasmine Cottage
 
The best of downtown living is found in the stunning gardens and home of exquisitely renovated Jasmine Cottage, nestled privately at the corner of Colleton & Newberry across from The Willcox. You will find Hitchcock ceilings, 9 fireplaces, a handsome wood-paneled library, gorgeous living and dining rooms & a kitchen with honed granite counters and high-end appliances including SubZero Pro 48, Viking cooktop & ovens. The owner's suite has a European-style, Waterworks bath and private porch overlooking possibly the most beautiful garden in Aiken. Enjoy an evening swim in the heated, saltwater gunite pool, quiet conversation in the terraced Zen garden & dinner on the dining porch. Nuts & bolts are in superb condition w/newer windows, roof, HVAC, electrical, security, sound & irrigation systems. The property offers complete privacy w/perimeter walls & fencing. Take a stroll to your favorite caf, shops or Hitchcock Woods and return to the comfort & luxury of delightful Jasmine Cottage. $1,150,000.
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