141.9 ac Country Estate For Horse & Wildlife Lover $1,675,000 (Cdn)
Phelpston, Simcoe County, Ontario
There may be no finer property currently for sale in the region that combines the attributes and amenities of this impeccably maintained 4 seasons jewel. Look no further for that one-of-a-kind property that combines convenience and privacy. From the minute you enter the tree lined driveway you’ll notice that the house is set well back from the road in fact one would be hard pressed to find a more engaging environment in which to live the country lifestyle yet be so close to the main regional hubs of Toronto or Barrie.
If you’re ready to just leave the hectic pace of the city behind looking to enjoy clean crisp winter fresh air, well this outstanding estate is about to transform into your own winter wonderland playground. Start each morning and end every night with the calming panoramic stunning views in all directions. The winter outdoor experience starts right out the back door! Ski over to the paddocks or take the family on a sleigh or snowmobile ride around the property.
You love caring for your own horses and know how to keep them safe, comfortable and happy like well maintained pastures and fencing, shelter, trails and lots of room to roam. Here you know that the land is environmentally protected so no sub divisions will encroach on your privacy. You may even see deer, wild turkey, birds and a variety of other wildlife roaming freely around the pristine acreage and there’s lots of parking for guests, your RV, boat and trailer.
The land is about 100 acres of bush with 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’s about 34 acres of 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. Also there’s a 1 bedroom - 1 bathroom un-serviced cottage on the property. The roof was shingled in 2017 and it’s great place for extra storage or kids camp-outs.
The 3200 sq ft open plan raised bungalow has modern lines and flows beautifully. It was custom built in 2004 thoughtfully designed and meticulously crafted. The quality and style is undeniable, and there is a charming homely feel here. It was designed by the present owner and meticulously maintained and constantly updated including new roof shingles in 2018 and is move-in ready. 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 and the personal touches and custom finishes add personality to each and every room creating an inviting and welcoming feeling throughout the home. The inside layout was designed to offer a lengthy list of conveniences and generous proportions and the outdoor spaces offer a remarkable setting to host gatherings of all sizes.
The kitchen is the heart of the home and this one has custom cherry cabinetry, granite counters and quality stainless steel appliances, a tile floor and travertine back-splash. The great room has beautiful honey pine floors, a gas fire and huge picture windows to enjoy the views. The lower level has a spacious family/game room that’s sure to impress, and another plus is you can accommodate your extended family, guests, teenager or staff member in the 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.
This magnificent estate has already provided countless hours of pleasure and gratification and the view speaks for itself, but you must come personally and visit to get a true sense of the character, warmth, charm, and attention to detail this excellent year-round lifestyle location offers. There’s so much more than provided here, so we have a 5 page general description available to serious buyers. Please 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. This is a rare opportunity to own what will become a legacy property.
, RE/MAX Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage