141.9 ac Country Estate For Horse & Wildlife Lover $1,675,000 (Cdn)
Phelpston, Simcoe County, Ontario
Scratch and sniff the photo - smell the fresh air?…No didn’t think so, but you could if you were the new owners of this impeccably maintained country estate and horse facility. Imagine living in a picturesque 142.9 acre park-like setting where you will enjoy an exceptional lifestyle with, tranquility and outstanding panoramic views, yet you are only about 90 minutes from Toronto and 25 minutes from Barrie or Wasaga Beach.
If you’re ready to just leave the hectic pace of the city behind and get out into the fresh country air where you could wake up, make your morning cup of coffee and not have to look out of your kitchen window and see your neighbour eating breakfast, this picturesque property is not only a rare find, it’s an absolute jewel of unparalleled value. In fact this may be the most alluring country property you will find at this price.
You love caring for your own horses. You've done lots of research and know what it takes to keep them safe and sound, comfortable and happy like well maintained pastures and fencing, shelter, trails and lots of room to roam. Here you know that the land is mostly environmentally protected so no sub divisions will encroach on your privacy. There are 2 main road entrances plus a right of way and from the minute you pull up the sweeping tree lined driveway, you’ll be delighted and impressed with the pride of ownership. Observe the attention to detail, open space, lush grounds, amazing views and there’s lots of parking for guests, your RV, boat and trailer. You may even see deer, wild turkey, birds and a variety of other wildlife roaming freely around the pristine acreage.
The 3200 sq ft open plan raised bungalow was custom built in 2004 is move-in ready. It was designed by the present owner and meticulously maintained and constantly updated it over the years including new roof shingles in 2018. There’s a total of 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms (3 with jet tubs), 2 gas fires, and the basement is a full walk-out. There is an airy ambiance here with 9 foot smooth ceilings on the main floor. The layout was designed to offer generous proportions with lots of space for entertaining, wining and dining, yet is just as comfortable for day-to-day living. A cherry gourmet kitchen with granite counters and quality stainless steel appliances. Honey pine floors. Many large windows. 2 sundecks and a fully finished walk-out basement are just few of the many benefits you will find here. Another plus is you can accommodate your extended family, guests, teenager or staff member in the separate self-contained 1 bed, 1 bath suite. Tens of thousands of dollars have been spent on landscaping the 8 acres of grounds surrounding the house comprising of stone patio areas, open grassy lawns, many perennial flower boarders and various shrubs and trees. From sunrise to sunset you will enjoy the best of summer sunshine, fall foliage and a winter wonderland in this unique property.
The land is about 100 acres of bush and some wetland which attracts wildlife and helps filter the water. Some trails have been made for riding, hiking or simply observing the wildlife making this a nature lovers paradise. Additionally there are about 34 acres of fenced paddocks with 2 electric fence systems and serviced by water hydrants and electricity. There are 5 run in sheds, a tack shed and a hay tent, a small barn with a sliding door and a large hinged window for feeding the horses plus 4 feeding stall and 1 foaling stall and there is electrical service. 20 acres have been tile drained. Additionally there’s a 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom un-serviced cottage on the property. The roof was shingled in 2017. A great place for extra storage or kids camp-outs.
This is a “Must See” and there’s so much more to this fine property than provided here, so we have a 5 page general description available to serious buyers. Opportunity is knocking, so please take the time to look at the many photos and video on our website, and if this sounds interesting and you would like a private viewing or need more information we’d be happy to help.
, RE/MAX Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage