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Farm For Sale- updated September 25, 2010

Farm for Sale

 

Top notch equestrian facility equipped with state-of-the-art amenities such as Olympic sized indoor and outdoor arenas, new barn with 25 spacious, bright box stalls, several outbuildings and a beautiful four bedroom country home situated on 150 acres of pristine land featuring approx. 40 acres in fenced and seeded pastures. The venture offers room for a minimum of 40 horses. Beautifully set up for every riding discipline including shows this estates presents an opportunity to own a huge parcel of land with unlimited potential close to Milton, the fastest growing city in all of Canada. Providing great commuter access with approx. 15 minutes to major highways and only 30 minutes drive to the GTA and Pearson International Airport the property lies right in the centre of Ontario’s equine community. The proposed site for the 2014 Pan-Am Games and Ontario's future answer to Spruce Meadows is only 10 minutes away.

 

 



The Facility



yard

 

The most impressive feature of this equestrian facility is the amazing Olympic sized indoor arena. It is fully equipped with modern halogen lighting, oversized overhead doors at both ends, immaculate pine 5’ high kick boards all around with an amazingly bright and well ventilated, fresh atmosphere. The arena’s floor consists of a limestone base topped with an oiled mix of loamy sand and hardwood shavings which provides a secure, dust-free and springy cushion for a safe and a horse-friendly footing. It is frequently complemented by riders how much their horses seem to enjoy this footing.

 

arena

 

 

    ARENA:
    • built 2002
    • 200' x 80’
    • Attached to the main barn
    • 5’ high solid pine kick boards all around the arena
    • 2 big overhead doors with motors and remote control from the barn allow for lots of air flow in the summer
    • Big fan in gable to draw the warm air out in the summer
    • Oiled sand and hardwood footing makes the arena dustfree and prevents slipping
    • Continuous clear ridge and large clear wall panels provide lots of sunlight coming in
    • 24 high output halogen lamps
    • 45’ long mirrors on the wall

Directly attached to the indoor arena is the new main barn which features 25 airy and spacious box stalls, two heated tack rooms, wash room with adjoining utility room, three separate grooming/wash stalls and several cross-ties throughout. The design of the barn pays attention to many minute details that have a huge impact on the horses' well-feeling and well-being. The big 10' x 12' stalls have grills instead of solid walls so that the horses can see around them which gives them the feeling of not being locked up and takes a lot of stress away. The open ceiling also enhances this airy and light feeling. Great ventilation was another important must because clean air is essential for a horse's sensitive respiratory tract. 23 big windows, 4 big vents in the roof and a temperature controlled fan in the peak ensure a fresh and unpolluted atmosphere throughout the entire barn. Grooming stall, wash stall and tack room are conveniently close to the entrance to the arena.

The main barn also boasts an automatic watering system for the horses with cold and warm water to encourage the horses to drink more in the winter. Each stall has feed doors which eliminate entering the stall at feeding time and rubber mats in every stall provide a cushiony underground for the horses. Ample lighting above each stall guarantees awesome illumination even at night so that not even a little nick on your horse's leg get missed when they come in. 2 massive silo hoppers just outside the barn allow bulk storage of grain and pellets cutting down the cost of feed by half.

For your peace of mind the barn, arena and house have a professionally installed alarm and CCTV system with 5 cameras, two control panels, access and smoke/fire detection fully monitored from the century home.

 

barn

 

stalls

 

Arena entrance

 

stall

Wash and grooming stalls

 

Main barn:

  • built 2002
  • 100' x 64’ pole building with blue metal outside
  • Completely insulated and inside finished with tongue-and-groove wood
  • Very bright and airy barn with open ceiling
  • Continuous clear ridge
  • 23 big windows with fly sheets and grills
  • 2 big double Dutch barn doors and wide concrete aisles allow easy access with tractor
  • Temperature controlled fan and 4 big vents create all year round a comfortable climate in the barn
  • Lots of high output lights

 

  • 25 box  stalls (10 x 12’) with grills and tongue-and-grove walls
  • Box stalls with rubber mats, automatic waterers and feed windows
  • Insulated and heated water lines
  • 5 grooming stalls, 2 wash stalls with hot and cold water

 

  • Heated, insulated and lockable tack room with 24 individual lockers with saddle and bridle halters
  • Heated and lockable feed room with storage shelfs and saddle halters
  • Heated washroom with septic tank
  • Separate utility room with hotwater tank, hydro panel and tool storage

 

  • Alarm system with 5 security camera, fire/smoke detection with monitor in the house

 

  • 2 big free standing metal hopper bins just outside the barn as feed storage (each holds 10-15 ton)

tack room

Tack room

 

Feed room

Feed room

 

It is easily noticeable that the whole complex was custom designed with the utmost functionality and efficiency in mind creating an appealing and practical facility that can be run economically with a minimum of staff.
The facility is currently partially leased to a Grand Prix jumper rider which fully covers the expenses required to operate the stable. This equine centre has proven earnings of more than a quarter million Dollars per annum not even at full capacity. Now is a great opportunity for you to purchase a safe investment in the much more stable real estate market rather than rolling the dice on the stock market.

 

The House

 

house

 

The four bedroom century home conveys the charm of country living with an updated kitchen, wood burning stove in the cozy living room, large dining room, main floor laundry room and 3-piece wash room. The second storey reveals a master bedroom with ensuite and Jacuzzi, two spacious bed rooms and an office with highspeed internet, telephone and fax line access. Partial basement, full attic and front porch, attached garage, fire wood storage room and kennel are additional features that complete the lovely characteristics of this rural setting.

 

garage

 

Home:

  • renovated Century Home
  • approx. 1800 sq.ft.
  • 2 storeys plus basement and attic
  • Living room with wood stove
  • Dinning room
  • Brand new kitchen with attached laundry
  • 4 bedrooms upstairs
  • Two 4 pc. bathrooms (one with Jacuzzi tub)

 

  • Attached garage and wood shed
  • Small veranda
  • Central heating (Oil), well and septic system
  • Own hot water heater
  • 400 Amp hydro service
  • 2 telephone lines and separate fax line
  • Highspeed Internet access
  • Alarm system with cameras, entry supervision and fire/smoke detection
  • Big garden with patio and fire place

 

Kitchen

 

 

The Outbuildings

 

The most recent building is a 4500 sq.ft. storage building (2007) with a large 16 ft high overhead door perfect for storing round and square bales, horse trailers and farm machinery. It could also be used as a second indoor arena.

 

hay barn

 

Storage building :

  • built 2007
  • 88’ x 50’ x 16’, with lockable door
  • Big overhead door allows for easy access with tractor and machinery
  • Roundbale and machinery storage

 

The next building to mention is the original bank barn with 7100 sq.ft. on two floors that currently holds several box stalls, a running stall and a lot of storage space but offers room for many more stalls.

 

bank barn

Bank barn:

  • Built approx. 1955
  • 74’ x 48’
  • 2 storeys
  • 5 box stalls with room for 5-10 stalls more
  • Huge hay loft with room for approx. 30,000 hay bales
  • Water and hydro



The Grounds


all weather ring

All weather ring with wood chip footing

 

The grounds consist of an international sized outdoor riding ring 200' x 180' with wood chip footing for all weather use, a full sized Dressage sand ring, a huge grass jumping ring, a small cross-country course and an exercise track.

Ample parking will accommodate a minimum of 20 cars for day-to-day business with lots of additional parking space for trailers and special equestrian events.

 

aerial

Outdoor rings:

  • 20 x 60 m sand dressage ring with good drainage
  • 200 x 180’ all-weather riding/jumping ring with wood chip footing, fenced with white carefree flex-fence
  • Grass jumping ring
  • Cross-country course with natural obstacles (ditches, water jump, bank and more)
  • Approx. 1/3 mile exercise track with wood chip footing
  • Big graveled yard with parking spots for 20 cars

 

grass jumping ring

Grass jumping ring

 

sand ring

60 x 20 metres sand ring

 

In addition the grounds feature 10 All-Season paddocks, a few with shelters and water for outdoor boarding all year round. The facility can house 10 to 14 horses in outdoor board.

There are also 16 huge seeded and fenced summer pastures with which provide healthy grazing on lush grass, clover and Alfalfa. Each pasture features automatic waterers to supply the horses at all times with cool, fresh water without the chores of scubbing water troughs every day.

 

pasture

Further than you can see ... green pasture for the horses

 

Pasture:

  • 16 summer pastures seeded with high quality grass/clover mix
  • Each pasture is 2-3 acres
  • Automatic waterer in all pastures
  • Fences with electro braid, charged with solar powered fencers
  • 10 winter paddocks
  • round pen
  • Fenced with with flex-fence
  • Run-in shed

 

pasture

 

driveway

A long treed driveway leads out to the fields and an hour worth of hacking.

 

 

Additionally to the 1/3 of land that is taken up by the facility the property consists of 45 acres hayfields seeded in Timothy and Alfalfa. Another 12 acres in crops allow you to be self-sufficient and grow your own grain or do some cash cropping on the side. Approx. 50 acres are covered by usable hardwood forest, four ponds and a stream.

 

google earth image

This is only the front 100 acres of the property!
Image taken 2005

 

Property:

    • 150 acres, approx. 1/3 forest and bush
    • 4 ponds and a creek
    • Approx. 45 acres seeded hayfields with Timothy/Alfalfa mix
    • Approx. 12 acres crop fields or additional hay fields
    • 50 acres fenced pastures seeded with grass/clover mix
    • Approx. 3 acres in planted and ready-to-be-cut pine to harvest lumber (estimated income $40,000)
    • Lots of wild life
    • Great deer and turkey hunting during the hunting seasons

This pristine equestrian property near the Niagara Escarpment coupled with its mix of gently rolling hills, secluded meadows, cool forests, bubbling stream and misty ponds provides you with your own corner of paradise. Imagine walking your dog in the clean crisp morning air or riding your horse through sun-soaked fields surrounded by the plentiful and diverse wildlife and the serene beauty of nature. Fulfill your dream of a little piece of heaven and escape from the every-day stresses of life.

 

pnd

 

The property is listed on MLS.

For more information and appointments please contact
David White @ dwhite@rlproyalcity.com or (519) 821-6191 or
Denise Dilbey @ ddilbey@royallepage.com or (416) 919-9802