The perfect marriage of rustic and modern, Horse Farm, located at 2729 Ramshorn Drive in Fremont, Michigan, is a dreamy place of exciting potential. Whether a charming getaway, an equestrian paradise or even a venue for retreats, this secret gem of West Michigan is newly available and waiting to bring your magnificent visions to life. Nestled away in the heart of the country, this Farm is paradise found, along a picturesque country road that leads you through trees and rolling fields. As you enter the drive, it is hard to determine where to direct your attention first. For, in a valuable plot of land on the shore of Clark's Lake, sits a property grand enough to help you accomplish all of your dreams.
Tucked gracefully among mature trees and the greeter to welcome you in, a cozy, farm-style home awaits to your left. Make your way into the open, airy living space in the front of the house, with plenty of room for seating and camaraderie. Glass doorknobs, hardwood floors throughout, as well as the arched doorways as you wander to the eat-in kitchen to view abundant cabinet space and butcher block counter tops. All the space you need comes with three bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. A trip down the stairs reveals a full basement to house with your washer and dryer. The spacious attached deck overlooking the manicured fire pit just off the back, where you can look up at the stars and settle in with the natural rhythm of your new utopia. With rustic character tastefully placed throughout the entire home and its close surroundings.
What will capture your attention next is the impressive barn, Morton-Structure, main building with sturdy construction and handsomely corrugated metal roof and siding. Comprised of two barns and an indoor arena, it is beautifully built and exceptional in size. 32 stalls in total,many storage rooms, a hay loft with access to the outside through an insulated, overhead door. Farther down the hall is a large feed room and even a Farrier room. The wonderment continues as you walk on to find two wash racks, five grooming stations, and two full-size tack rooms offering saddle racks and hooks. A utility room that offers a bathroom, a commercial washer and dryer, and also houses the automatic generator, the in floor heat system with 5 zones and the exhaust air exchange system.
While it seems every need regarding the care and lodging of your horses has been fully accounted for, equally extraordinary is the asset at the end of the sweeping hall: a 100x300 square foot indoor arena, with multiple areas for equine practice. Built for enjoyment, the space offers comfort via an exhaust air exchange system with in floor heat, though the insulation remains so sufficient that the heaters are rarely necessary.
Among all this, not a functional touch was overlooked, with a radio sound system throughout, timer-operated lighting, a constant water pressure system, multiple insulated overhead doors, fans in every stall to maintain healthy environments for their patrons, and more.
Down the main hall a fully equipped, delightfully outfitted apartment, attached directly to the barn. A cozy bedroom snuggles in to one side, offering access to a full bath. And moving into the rest of the apartment, natural light cascades in through the windows. Tastefully decorated in western style, the barn wood panel wall sets the tone as you look right to find an open, full kitchen and dining space, with red cabinets and a center bar for all your entertaining needs. Included are an oven and range, and refrigerator, with the option to add a dishwasher as well. The apartment offers air-conditioning, and in-floor heating for added contentment. Do not overlook the vast array of lit storage space as well as a large closet with built-in shelving; truly a ranch-inspired paradise. Not only this, another door off the living space leads to an attached, climate-controlled office, where you can manage the entire property's affairs WiFi access included. And as you step outside through stately double doors, an inviting, 20x33 square foot patio/veranda entices you stay awhile, pre-set with picnic tables and ready to host a cookout, family gathering, class, or any other form of fellowship.
This building may be enough to make you fall in love, but as you allow your eyes to wander past the clean gravel parking lot and well-kept grounds surrounding the barn, you are truly able to take the magnificence of the remaining property.
An outdoor arena provides 90 x 300 square feet of space for all of your equestrian needs. Two extensive pastures with run-inswith automatic waters and a covered hay bin, three large round pens and a catch/rehab pen enable you to partake in complete care of your herd, all with lush green grass and no shortage of fresh air. And, ensure their safety with the feature of a high-tensile electric fence. There is even more functionality to be found through multiple power hookups: four 30 amp and two 50 amp, along with propane. Multiple barns offer unending storage; a hay barn with a ground-floor area for vehicles and anything else you need to keep inside, as well as a stately red two-stall garage and more storage inside, as well.
Tucked just past all these outdoor amenities is yet another living space to be found by way of a ranch home. This well-maintained living quarters sits at the end of gravel drive, with idyllic views of the pastures on either side. Open the windows for a beautiful cross-breeze. Three bedrooms and two full bathrooms facilitate plentiful living space, and it runs off a well in addition to electric power from the barn, also with propane heat. A separate meter allows this to be a rentable unit or simply more quarters for your guests or people living on the property. And, you can settle in without a care in the world, knowing that this building is equipped with WiFi, Dish Cable and also attached to the barn's automatic generator. Several outdoor spigots provide hose connections to water flowers or simply to hook up a sprinkler and take in the glory of the Farm on a hot, summer day.
And finally, you may make your way through the gates down to the shores of Clark's lake, a 25-acre piece of paradise and tranquility. Step out on to the dock to breathe in the peace and quiet as the clouds reflect off the water, and even consider taking the attached paddleboat out for a ride. This tree-lined, scenic aspect serves as a perfect getaway to take a mid-day break or simply to wander to for reflection. The nearing fall colors will offer the quint essential backdrop to a vision of your horses in the outdoor pens as you make your way back up to the property. This Farm is a place of dreams.
More appeal comes with its location. With a Fremont address, this expansive property is less than ten minutes to a quaint downtown, as well as grocery stores, a public school system, and more. It sits just 40 minutes to Lake Michigan and desirable getaways like Silver Lake. Only an hour from the heart of Grand Rapids and included conveniences like the airport and major commerce-centers. This Farm is accessible while still maintaining its country appeal.
This unique property brings a gracious amount of diversity when it comes to your options. Aside from the most obvious, being an equestrian paradise, training, show venue, or all-encompassing hobby farm and there are even more options at your disposal. This property is the perfect setting for weddings and events, with endless options for outdoor ceremonies and gatherings, and so many ways to make the indoor arena a breathtaking, natural-feeling reception space. There are many places for people to stay and for [wedding] parties to prepare, as well as incredible photo opportunities with the beautiful antiquity of the barns, the surrounding fields, and Clark's Lake. And if you would like to push beyond those, consider making this a place for company events, incorporating horses and other options for team-building.
With all its luxuries, this Farm is a truly comprehensive property, bringing you all the offerings, character, and captivating soul you need to begin your next incredible adventure.
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2729 Ramshorn Dr, Fremont, Newaygo County, Michigan