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.
Jimeni Farm Under Contract
Jimeni Farm is the ideal private residence. 175+/- acres offers ample space for equestrian activities, hunting, or just ample rural privacy. The warm & charming 3915 +/- sf main residence has been meticulously designed with custom chef's kitchen, 1st floor master bedroom, office, & two large guest suites, each with a full bath. Breathtaking screened in porch w/ fireplace looks out over the manicured rear landscape. Modern comforts include: whole home generator, top of the line appliances, custom built-in cabinetry, 2 car garage, laundry room & mudroom. The property mixes manicured pasture & lawn space with the natural beauty of wooded trails for walking & riding. Custom 2 stall barn w/ efficiency apartment, large tackroom, & feedroom, could easily be converted into 10 stall barn w/o changing the current footprint. Practice field is perfect for the polo enthusiast, but could also be used as a jump field w/ room for additional paddocks. 1br/1ba caretaker's cottage has it's own paddock. List Price: $1,200,000.
Button Down Farm
Button Down Farm. Hardiplank 3/2 home in Bridle Creek on 12.48 A completely fenced with no climb wire and top board, 4 paddocks, large turnout field, 4 stall barn w/tack-room, feed room, wash stall, in/out stalls & fabulous 80X200 synthetic footing dressage ring with irrigation. Bridle Creek has extensive community trails, new jumper and dressage ring, and recreation center under construction. List Price: $699,000 Now $649000.
Working Horse Farm, 5 paddocks, 2 round pens and 18 stall barn with tack and feed rooms. Ideal set-up for pinhooking or rehabbing racehorses, the farm offers a deep Half Mile sand footing track with distance poles and turf gallop for building muscle. Established grass, board fencing and a run-in shed along with tractor/hay storage area allow for ease of operation. The 2017 Tru Clayton Mobile Home has 1680 sqft of living space with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, open Kitchen, dining and den area with a separate living room. An additional 10.2 acres across the street can be purchased for an additional amount should the buyer want to control the acreage within view. List Price: $349,000