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.
"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.
"Fox Pond Estate"
This superb, turnkey equestrian property is privately situated just 15 minutes from town, perfect for enjoying Aiken, South Carolina’s southern charm and sporting tradition. This farm offers 90 acres of beautifully maintained pasture, hay fields, riding trails and access to an adjacent 142+ acres of Conservancy land. The 2009-built stable was well-designed for owner, trainer & horses with 8 stalls, grooming/wash stalls, medical stall, tack room/office and spacious room for carriage storage or living quarters. You can train in the Conversancy dressage field, gallop to the top of the hay field, work the driving hazards & cooldown on your wooded riding trails. The inviting rustic 3-bedroom home has a nearby in-ground pool, enjoys a tranquil pond view & can serve an owner or farm manager's needs. Equipment storage/workshop; vegetable garden & chicken coop. Beautiful, functional & well-located, this farm has it all with easy access to Aiken's premier polo, eventing, driving & show venues. $1,610,000.
"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.