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.

English Garden Estate

If you’re looking for your own private oasis in Aiken, you’re in luck. Bream, bass, deer and doves are your nearest neighbors at this serene waterfront estate. Nestled on approximately 105 pine-dotted acres, the classic brick and shingled English garden home was custom designed to be in harmony with the surrounding lush landscape and perennial gardens. While soaring ceilings, spacious rooms and a multi-purpose great room maximize views and make for easy entertaining, it’s the outdoor spaces you’ll celebrate the most. Enjoy your morning coffee on the veranda overlooking the spring-fed pond, sip afternoon tea by the refreshing lap pool, and roast marshmallows in one of two open-air outdoor living rooms. With endless acres to roam, two paddocks, run-in sheds and an unfinished cottage, this three-bed, three- and one-half bath main floor living gem is pup-friendly, horse-friendly and guest-friendly – should you decide to share its peaceful, secluded location. • List Price: $1,400,000

Magnificent 5 or 6 bedroom 4 full bath & 2 half baths w/spectacular salt water pool with water fountain, outdoor kitchen with wood burning fireplace, hot tub & 3 car garage plus add'l 1 car & workshop on 2.8 acres! Awesome open floor plan! Gourmet kitchen with 5 star hood, gas stove top with pot filler, dble oven, island microwave, professional series freezer/refrigerator, farmhouse sink, veggie sink, wall pantry with pull outs, huge island plus breakfast room with bay window! Great room with gas fireplace! Dining room with tray ceiling! Home Theatre with furniture staying! Billards room plus lower level bar/full kitchen opening to 2nd living room with nearby bedroom/bath could be great inlaw suite! Huge main level owners suite with gas fireplace, 2 walk in closets, dble sink vanity, water closet, jacuzzi tub & separate dble tile shower! Office plus spare bedroom main level w/ loft! All baths with tile floor & granite countertops! Laundry rm w/utility sink! Hurry to secure this home! • List Price: $2,150,000.00

Hidden Stables

Hidden Stables: 1928 Winter Colony Retreat situated in fabled Historic Horse District on 9.1 acres. Unique turreted, shingle style architecture defines stable yard. The stable yard comprised of 14 stalls in 2 separate turreted well-ventilated barns. Grounded by the Carriage house w/ tack room, loft, ½ & full baths, space for 2 carriages. Further support includes feed room, laundry/ kitchenette/ ½ bath, pavilion w/ grooming bays, 10x30 heated wash rack. Cottage impeccably restored: custom kitchen, electrical, French doors, no VOC paint, fireplace etc. Cottage overlooks both courtyard & large irrigated fields. gunite pool incl. A 3 bed 2 bath historic residence beyond stable yard requires restoration: opportunity to fashion cottage to personal style. Everything else curated for the discerning rider. Walk to Track kitchen, Whitney Polo field or Training track. Enjoy public grass fields next door. Hack sandy clay roads to 2200 ac Hitchcock Woods-5 mins to downtown. View video to appreciate. • List Price: $2,268,000.00

Chime Bell Estate

This spectacular equestrian estate amid 20 acres is an alluring blend of southern sophistication, timeless elegance, innovative design, and unparalleled craftsmanship. The main house features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a welcoming entry, parlor room, formal living and dining, family room, chef's kitchen and luxurious master suite. The upper level has 3 bedrooms, 2 bath and a sun-filled bonus room. The back terrace is perfect for relaxing poolside or watching the sun go down. The Pool/Guesthouse features an office/bedroom, 1 bath, REC room, pavilion w/ a well-equipped summer kitchen and fireplace perfect for quiet nights at home or entertaining friends. The equestrian amenities include a beautifully appointed 5 stall center aisle barn with all the needed amenities, a private ring, & large grass turn-out. In addition to the 3 car garage there is an annex barn with 3 bay storage & overflow stalls. The property is perimeter fenced w/ a 2nd service entrance for added privacy on Cooper Road. • List Price: $2,900,000.00

FOX HALL Under Contract

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

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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