Aiken, both historically and today, provides an ideal environment for horses and horse people no matter what your discipline. The sublime footing, so prevalent throughout the area, combined with the temperate climate and abundance of equine oriented resources provides the ideal environment in which one can enjoy their horses. The wealth of horse show facilities, from three day event venues, to show venues utilized for hunter/jumper and dressage shows, facilities catering to the various western disciplines from Western Pleasure to Rodeo, multiple practice and tournament quality polo fields with three clubs hosting tournaments from 2-12 goals, along with the presence of multiple fox hunts and glorious trails makes Aiken the ultimate equestrian destination. The historically significant and stunning Hitchcock Woods a 2100+ acre urban forest in which vehicular traffic is prohibited, centrally located in the heart of Aiken, is an unparalleled resource for all equestrians no matter what your pleasure. This long equestrian presence has resulted in a community that offers many types of equestrian properties from small hunt boxes, to equestrian estates, to professional training facilities in a multitude of locations from the horse district in the heart of Aiken to the countryside of Aiken County.
Good Hope Farm
Set on 33 acres of serenity only minutes from downtown Aiken in highly desirable Hopeland Farms. This exceptional equestrian estate leaves no detail unaddressed.
Just past the grass arena with incredible footing and pastures sits a highly functional 8 stall barn with rubber mat center aisle, oversized tack room with laundry &1/2 bath. 2 run-in sheds, a hay barn and storage building are located in close proximity to the stable. The residence is a masterpiece of understated elegance with soaring ceilings, exquisite finishes and every detail imaginable throughout. A gourmet cook's dream kitchen with two pantries, custom cabinetry, granite counter tops and Thermador and Miele appliances. Master suite features en-suite bath with heated floors and dual closets. There are 2 identical guest suites each with bath and walk in closet. a music room, an office and a mudroom/2nd office and laundry complex complete the package. Pastoral views from every room and stunning outdoor living space. • List Price: $2,399,000
In the Equestrian Community of FOX CHASE bordering HITCHCOCK WOODS with DIRECT TRAIL ACCESS you will find this fabulous 4 BR/ 3BA spacious open, natural light filled home located on 3.8 acres. A cooks delight gourmet kitchen with pro gas stove, dual ovens, triple sink and wine fridg, hardwood floors, soaring ceiling in family room with stone fireplace, fantastic wrap around deck & screen porch, two car garage. Enjoy privacy and looking over your property & paddocks from many of the windows in the house. DREAM 5 STALL BARN & 4 newly fenced paddocks on a gentle sloping hill. In the barn you will find H/C wash stall, tack room, feed room, hay loft and run out clay based stalls.Yard and home are on a well with new pump in 2020 (can easily convert house to city water if desired), garden area and round pen too! Home exterior painted in 2020. This home shows beautifully has been well maintained and exhibits attention to detail everywhere! Inspections, repairs and appraisal done and avail. • List Price: $675,000
Winfield Farm is the ideal turnkey opportunity for the serious horse person or casual horse lover. This 12+/- acre facility in New Bridge Polo Club, Aiken’s premier multidiscipline equestrian community . Matted 24 stall center aisle barn designed with every detail in mind. Complete with large wash area, laundry room, half bath, and office, beautiful tongue-n-groove barn, and 5 horse custom horse walker. The 3BR/2BA cottage with open floorplan. High speed internet. One of the few lots in New Bridge Polo with road frontage and its own separate entrance. Excellent proximity to club amenities. Two tack rooms and feed rooms allow for ample work space or the ability to house multiple riders. 8 ample irrigated paddocks. Owner is the agent as well. • List Price: $880,000.
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! • List Price: $2,845,000
Airport Road Farm
Gorgeous board fenced pasture with four stall center aisle barn and upscale owners apartment under construction with master bedroom and master bath on the first floor. Apartment can be easily added on to. Includes new run-in shed. Easy drive to downtown Aiken. More acreage available. List Price: $399,000