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Discover the Magic of this 44 Acre Equestrian Dream Property

Independence, Hennepin County , Minnesota

uncovered arena • pen • hay barn • fenced • pond • 1 barn with 4 stalls

Property description

The property, having serene privacy and ponds, is home to an abundance of wildlife. Trumpeter swan, geese, ducks quail and pheasant, and other water fowl are regularly seen in the ponds. Sand Hill Crane, as well as deer, raise their babies on the property. Other wildlife include wild turkey, fox, racoon, and coyotes. Occasionally a bald eagle is seen perched on a 200 year old oak tree.

This amazing property, chosen for the site of two memorable weddings because of its rare beauty, could be your next home!


Home Features

  • The country home is absolutely charming and very accommodating. The porches provide a relaxing place to sit and enjoy the setting. Sip your morning coffee as the sun rises from the east porch or relax on the swing of the west porch enjoying a spectacular sunset. The sunroom addition is sure to be a favorite, with wonderful southern exposure and spectacular views of the rolling countryside. The mudroom, with a separate entrance, is ideal for farm life. Main floor laundry is a convenient amenity not always found in this era. The kitchen has informal dining, a breakfast bar, oak cabinets, and appointment desk. Enjoy a great view of the landscaped yard, garden and pond from the kitchen window. The owners suite is a private separate wing of the house with fireplace, outside access, private bathroom with jacuzzi tub, separate shower, in floor heat and a walk-in closet. The office on the main floor, with built in cabinets, can also be used as a bedroom. The spacious living room, with 9 foot ceilings and bay window, will accommodate large gatherings and has an adjoining ½ bath. The private dining room is also great for entertaining, with hardwood floors and beautiful bay window. There is also a comfortable main floor family room with access to the front porch.
  • The upper level has 3 good sized bedrooms, including a second owners suite with private bath and walk-in closet. An adorable yellow tiled full bath serves the other two bedrooms, with access to a balcony overlooking the property. Access the 3rd level attic staircase from the upstairs hallway, providing great storage. The lower level has a cozy family room with wood burning fireplace, wet bar, and large game area for a pool table. The den or toy room could be another bedroom if an egress window were installed. This room has an adjoining full bath, also accessible from the family room. Good storage room and additional room for wood storage complete this section of the lower level. The mechanics are housed in a separate unfinished lower level off of the kitchen. The home has been mechanically updated with high efficient geothermal heating and cooling. There is also a 14 zone irrigation system. Roofs on all of the buildings are also new this year, including the beautiful cedar shake roofs on the house and gazebo. The 3 car garage is insulated and heated with an adjoining dog kennel.

Horse Facility Features

  • The tree lined drive offers a gracious approach to the barn and home. The classic red barn is delightful with 4 horse stalls, heated tack room, wash stall and ½ bath. The barn is connected to a run in shed and The property offers a perfect set up for horses with outdoor arena, round pen and gorgeous rolling “Oak Savanah” pastures. The scenic setting provides beautiful trails for riding. The property has a conditional use permit in place for horse boarding. The fields produce between 600-900 small square bales of hay per year, depending on the weather.


  • 4 miles to schools
  • 25 miles to airports
  • 10 miles to hospitals
  • 1 miles to trails

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


1488 Copeland Rd, Independence, Hennepin County, Minnesota


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