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.
"Trout Walk Cottage"
Trout Walk Cottage is a stunning, singular property on 8.64 acres, nestled among three iconic Aiken equestrian venues, the Aiken Training Track, Bruce's Field & the Aiken Steeplechase. Built in 1917, and completely renovated & expanded in 2011, the historic home offers unparalleled charm, modern comforts, magnificent tree canopies and gorgeous views. Features include custom cabinetry, heart pine floors, Wolf & SubZero appliances; security, sound & entertainment systems. Guest house offers two 2 bedroom/full bath suites & private porches overlooking gardens & the heated, saltwater gunite pool. For the horse & rider, the property has an 8-stall center-aisle barn with tack & feed rooms, laundry, 4 fenced paddocks in established grass as well as access to the sandy/clay roads of Aiken's Horse District. Other amenities: a detached 2-bay garage/carriage storage building; raised garden beds; lush landscape & perimeter fencing w/gated entry.
An enchanting setting for the ultimate Aiken life! $2,845,000.
"Henley House South"
Henley House South. Timeless Elegance in the Heart of Aiken's Historic District. Circa 1917 Fully Restored Winter Colony luxury estate on 5.62 private acres. Property adjacent to Palmetto Golf Club. Residents ride their horses the Hitchcock Woods without crossing busy roads. This iconic 7200 sqft residence has 5 BDRMS; 7.5 BTHS; separate staff apartment. Formal living room and dining rooms look over expansive rear patio for outdoor entertaining w/views of landscaped grounds. Gourmet Kitchen has breakfast NOOK; butler's pantry. Paneled library with access to atrium w/ indoor swimming pool. Converted Carriage House has an elegant 2 BDRM 1 BTH guest apartment; 2 car garage w/ 1 BDRM 1 BTH Groom's apartment. The stable has large stalls, feed room, tack room, wash stall and ample storage for hay and bedding .5 large grass paddocks and flat grass fenced jump/dressage arena. The property is fully perimeter fenced for dogs & horses. It is gated w/2 automatic, gated entrances for house & barn. $2,500,000.
Beautifully restored Neoclassical 1901 residence in Aiken's Historic Winter Colony district has 8 bedrooms, 9 baths/2 half baths, and 10 fireplaces on 3 finished levels. Encompassing over 10,000 square feet, Sandhurst features high ceilings, elegant wainscoting and millwork, original heart of pine floors, and magnificent architectural details. The home has had many updates, including new kitchen, new built-ins throughout, all new landscaping and in-ground pool. Set on just over 5 acres adjacent to Hopelands Gardens and Hitchcock Woods. with private deeded riding easement to Hitchcock Woods, Aiken's 2200 acre riding reserve. 5 stall barn with wash stall and tack room. $2,495,000.
The Balcony is a timeless historic seven-bedroom six-bath renovated equestrian estate. The 5.82-acre estate is enclosed by a tall handsome masonry wall with two gated entrances and a third manual gate. Large rooms, 10-ft ceilings, elegant fluted woodwork, dental molding. French doors lead to several balconies and terraces. The large modern kitchen is fully appointed with butler's pantry, food pantry, and silver safe. A stunning formal dining room and separate family dining quarters. Plenty of rooms to serve as offices, play room, or home gym. The guest house has 3 bedrooms & 1.5 bathrooms. 18-stall barn features a groom's quarters with kitchenette and full bath, three tack rooms, hay loft, feed room & 6-door barn garage. Lovely gardens and lawns designed by Ellen Biddle Shipman surround the gunite swimming pool with stairway, built-in cleaning system, and 8 beautiful fountains. School assignments and house/room sizes are approximate; Buyer should verify for themselves. $2,450,000.
"One Acre Farm"
Historic Estate Circa 1895. The 20x30 dining room by Willis Irving and the extensive kitchen wing were huge additions to the home. Recently modified with complete upgrades, includes kitchen, breakfast, mudroom and wet bar which was servant kitchen. Guest house with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and living room was the original stables. Beautiful gardens are shaded by massive magnolia trees, Camilla and Cedars, with lush gardens off the patio. Pool with access to guest quarters. $1,595,000.
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 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.
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.