Historic Mount Auburn Farm in the Heart of the Thoroughbred Capital of the World

Paris, Bourbon County , Kentucky

pen • fenced • pond • 1 barn with 16 stalls • 2 Run-in stalls

Property description

For sale by owner, motivated seller!

Historic Mount Auburn Farm, circa 1835, is located just outside of Paris, Kentucky in the heart of Bluegrass horse country. The historic Greek Revival house is 6,352 SF and features 20’ x 20’ rooms, grand foyer with an elliptical staircase, luxurious original woodwork, 5 fireplaces and ample closets. The house has been recently completely renovated, including 5 new bathrooms, replacement windows and geothermal heating and cooling. The house includes an 800+ SF apartment with a new kitchen and bath, perfect for guest quarters or live-in help. The enclosed 2 story porch adds an additional 800 SF of 3 season living space.

The home provides the convenience of modern living while preserving its historic ambience. The master suite includes a spacious custom tile shower, heated tile floors, laundry, dressing room/closet and sunroom overlooking the pond and flower garden. The kitchen features custom cherry cabinets, a stone and brick fireplace and a bay window with a beautiful view of the barn and paddocks.

The grounds surrounding the house feature mature trees and give a park-like setting, with beautiful views of the rolling pastures from the 50’ x 20’ deck. The original stone smokehouse and stone fireplace from the original summer kitchen add more historic beauty to the view.

This turnkey horse farm includes 25+/- acres, entirely fenced with 4 plank and diamond mesh wire. The Appalachian style peg and beam barn features 16 Lucas stalls (including a foaling stall), tack room, bathroom and generous hay loft. The farm is perfectly located in the heart of the Bluegrass, widely known as the Horse Capital of the World, and is near legendary Adena Springs, Creek View, Xalapa and Stone Thoroughbred farms. Just 40 minutes from Keeneland and the Kentucky Horse Park and 30 minutes from Lexington.

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Acreage is approximate and subject to survey. An additional 20 +/- acres is available.


Home Features

  • 6,352 SF plus 800 SF two story enclosed porch
  • Geothermal heating and cooling
  • 4 or 5 bedrooms
  • 5 full baths, all remodeled and all new plumbing in 2012
  • Master suite with custom tile shower, heated floors in bath, 20' x 10' closet/dressing area, laundry and sun room
  • 800 SF apartment

Lot Features

  • Acreage is approximate and subject to survey
  • An additional 20 +/- acre is available

Horse Facility Features

  • 5 paddocks
  • 1 field approximately 15 acres
  • 16 stalls including a foaling stall and teasing stall
  • 2 round pens (one previously used for a walking machine)
  • Separate farm entrance with horse loading ramp
  • Automatic waterers


  • 35 miles to airports
  • 10 miles to hospitals
  • 3 miles to shopping

Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Buyer to verify all information


984 College Rd, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky


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