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Luxury equestrian estate on 48 acres with state-of-the-art six stall stable

Michigan City, LaPorte County , Indiana

uncovered arena • pen • fenced • pool • 1 barn with 6 stalls

Property description

A 48 acre equestrian estate just outside of Michigan City. The picturesque setting offers unparalleled views of the rolling fields and majestic forest. The state-of-the-art custom designed stable has 6 luxurious stalls, tack room, washing stall, manager's office, bath and radiant heat floors. Acres of gorgeous trails for horseback riding, walking, ATV's, cross country skiing and snowmobiling. This well appointed 4 BR/3.5BA home offers a spacious Great Room with vaulted ceiling & wood burning fireplace, 4 large main level bedrooms, primary bedroom suite with stone fireplace, walk-in shower & whirlpool tub and vaulted library with fireplace. The lower level features family room, exercise/game room & office. 2 screened porches overlooking the lighted riding arena and pastures. Enjoy summer afternoons by the large in-ground pool with cabana and bath. Enjoy this paradise in every season and only a short distance to the Lake Michigan beaches.


Home Features

  • The home features unique wood floors throughout the main level except for 3 bedrooms
  • Front Entrance and Foyer:
  • · Large front stone porch and patio
  • · Custom foyer table with fossil stone top and antique hay feeder as the base
  • · 2 coat closets built into the cedar paneled walls
  • · 4 large closets in the hallway built into the cedar paneled walls with custom shelving for storage with automatic lighting
  • The Kitchen (part of the Great Room):
  • · Beautiful granite counter tops and extra deep custom cabinets (some with rolling shelves.) Large pantry cabinet has rollout shelves
  • · The eat-in counter has cabinets below for additional storage
  • · There are 3 antique light fixtures that accent the space along with can lighting above the Jenn.Air electric cooktop (has wok and grill components)
  • · Large stainless french door refigerator, stainless dishwasher, Thermador convection oven and second electric oven, disposal and trash compactor
  • · Adjacent to the kitchen is a separate pantry, which has a full size upright freezer with built in California Closet shelving and drawer system
  • Great Room:
  • · High cathedral cedar ceilings with beams
  • · Walls are of cedar which is from northern Wisconsin
  • · Beautiful stone fireplace (1 of 4) with gas starter and extra wide window seats on each side of the fireplace
  • · Firewood storage is hidden on one side of the fireplace and a lift for a television and equipment is part of the opposite window seat
  • · The 2 large windows have custom wooden blinds hidden under accent soffit
  • · There are 32 linear feet of Pella sliding glass doors with screens, which provide an abundance of fresh air and natural light throughout the Great Room
  • · All the sliding doors have custom, lined draperies
  • · On each side of the Great Room are screen porches with removeable windows over screens so the porches can be used year round
  • · Very large stone patio surrounds 3 sides of this room with 12’ deep stone wall that you can sit on and set you drink while viewing the back pastures and riding arena to the south or the pool and deck area to the west
  • · Custom stag light fixture over the dining room table
  • Entertaining in this room is fabulous with property views to the east, south and beautiful sunsets to the west
  • The Library:
  • · Custom built-in shelves with 4 lateral file cabinets and other cabinetry for storage
  • · Extra tall windows provide a view of the north entrance of the property and abundance of natural light
  • · Fireplace (2nd of 4)
  • The Master Bedroom Suite:
  • · Beautiful stone fireplace with gas starter (3rd of 4)
  • · Custom Amish built-in cabinets with adjustable shelves and rollout trays in the lower cabinets
  • · 2 sets of Pella sliding doors with screens to access the deck, fire pit, swimming pool and riding arena
  • · Custom black-out lined draperies
  • · 2 wall sconces (1 on each side of bed) and recessed ceiling lighting.
  • The Master Bathroom:
  • · 2 carpeted walk-in closets with shelves
  • · 17 foot marble vanity with 2 sinks
  • · Lower cabinets have rollout drawers with lockable storage
  • · 2 hampers and dressing/make-up station
  • · Counter to ceiling and wall to wall mirror above vanity
  • · Quartzite floor throughout bathroom
  • · Large walk- in ceramic tile shower with bench and dual showerheads
  • · Private water closet with bidet and large cabinet for linens
  • · Oversized whirlpool tub surrounded by windows with plantation shutters
  • · Cathedral ceiling with cedar paneling
  • Hallway with 3 Bedrooms: (opposite end of house from Master Bedroom Suite)
  • · Powder room with pedestal sink and quarry tile floor.
  • (Mirror and wall light sconce are excluded)
  • · Full bathroom with quarry tile floor and separate area for vanity with corian top counter and mirror; pocket door to full size bathtub and separate corner ceramic tile shower with glass door
  • · Linen closet with built in shelves
  • · Each bedroom has a full size closet
  • Theatre Room:
  • · Room for large seating and television with recessed lighting
  • · Access to storage room which houses the mechanics for the television equipment and 1 of 2 furnaces
  • Full Bathroom:
  • · Fiberglass shower with glass door
  • Multi-Purpose Area:
  • · Limestone surround fireplace (4th)
  • · Large L-shaped corian countertop has 3 openings for desk chairs with cabinets and drawers can be used as a computer/electronic game/office area
  • Hobby Room or Office:
  • · Private room with built in workbench and moveable shelving with access to main garage
  • Recreation Room:
  • · Recessed lighting and space for television, pool table, ping pong table and exercise equipment
  • Laundry Room:
  • · Built in cabinets and drawer units that include 2 hampers, 2 front load gas dryers and 1 front load washer on raised platform.
  • · Full wall of closets with Pella wooden folding doors with both hanging and floor storage space
  • Mud Room:
  • · Entrance to the lower level from main garage
  • · Hanging and storage area
  • 2 Car Garage:
  • · Extra large garage
  • · Furnace
  • · Built in workbench
  • · 18' wide garage door
  • · Free standing mop sink
  • · Central vacuum system
  • · 2 gas furnaces (Great Room unit new November 2019)
  • · 2 central air conditioner units
  • · 2 hot water heaters in parallel
  • · Tannin water softener Clack Vortech system (November 2020)
  • · Alarm system
  • · Security lights surrounding entire house and pool area
  • · Sprinkler system
  • · 15 K W Generator with auto switch

Lot Features

  • Swimming Pool:
  • · 20’ x 50’ gahnite finish with ceramic tile accent
  • · Diving board
  • · Automatic cover with electric open/close system (August 2020)
  • · Furnace (August 2018)
  • · Pool sweep
  • Pool House:
  • · Bathroom
  • · Changing area with built-in bench and floor drain
  • · Corian counter with deep sink and built in cabinets for storage
  • · Separate equipment room for pool and supplies
  • Pool Shed:
  • · 10’ x 12’ enclosed to store pool furniture and other items
  • Multiple Use Trails:
  • · Walking, hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, ATV’s
  • · 2 bridges over Trail Creek which runs through property
  • · Meadow areas can be used for primitive camping
  • OTHER:
  • · Entrance to property is a winding blacktop road that is extra wide at the main road to accommodate easy access for trucks and trailers
  • · Driveway leads to a circle center at north entrance of the house with plenty of parking in front of the house for family and guests
  • · Beautiful large sod yard with multiple perennials amidst the Indiana limestone entry on east side of house
  • · Landscape timbers and steps on east side of house new in 2020
  • · Landscape area and steps poolside new in 2020
  • 4 Car Garage/Storage Building:
  • · Across from the house with 2 single garage doors and 1 double garage door and an additional single garage door on the back side for drive through capability
  • · 1 service door on side of building
  • Lean Too:
  • · 64' X 24'
  • · 1 bay currently used as work shop
  • · Open space for storage
  • Woodshed:
  • · Open sides but covered with a shingled roof
  • RV Parking:
  • · 50 Amp electric access
  • Petting Zoo:
  • · Lean Too for small farm animals or kennel
  • · Separate enclosed building with 2 stalls
  • · Automatic heated watering system
  • · Fenced area
  • (Designed after the petting zoo at Disney World)

Horse Facility Features

  • Main Barn and Area:
  • · Built in 2008
  • · 36' x 72' shingled roof with board and batten cedar siding
  • · In floor radiant heat in bathroom
  • · 6 - 12'x12' horse stalls which include hay racks, feed tubs and buckets (electric is available for all stalls)
  • · Each stall door has drop down opening
  • · Insulated water bucket containers in each stall
  • · In floor radiant heat in trophy room/den/office space with large viewing window of the interior barn and window overlooking outdoor riding arena
  • · Wired for cable/satellite tv
  • · Laminate counter with cabinets below and hammered copper bar sink
  • · In floor radiant heat in utility room with janitor sink
  • · In floor radiant heat in tack room with 4’ wide custom door and custom cabinetry
  • · Hay/sawdust room
  • · Feed/medication room
  • · Equipment room
  • · Custom made wooden doors
  • · 16’ x 16’ doors on each end of the barn and 10 windows to maximize ventilation
  • · Large loft area for storage
  • · Built into wall iron ladder leads up to loft area
  • · Built in electrical outlets in loft area beneath each window for additional lighting and/or holiday decorations
  • · Cupola in center with accent light and 2 cupolas with variable speed exhaust fans
  • · 16’ wide concrete center aisle
  • · Floor drains throughout main aisle
  • · Beautiful iron work accents the wood sliding interior stall doors
  • · Iron framed wood and glass Dutch doors lead to paddock at the back side of each stall
  • · Barnyard with 2 gates leading to pasture is designed to have multiple areas to turn out horses/animals
  • · Large automatic heated waterer out south side
  • · Covered porch along the entire length of the west side of the building facing the house
  • · Antique light fixtures provide a unique feeling to the building
  • · All exterior lighting on barn and other buildings on automatic timers
  • · Large outdoor riding arena with lighting
  • · Round training pen


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1767 N Shebel Rd, Michigan City, LaPorte County, Indiana


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