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Horse Farms For Sale in RI

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Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States of America, tucked between Massachusetts and Connecticut in New England. Nonetheless, it has over 400 miles of coastline, courtesy of Narragansett Bay and islands such as Aquidneck Island, home to Newport, the "City by the Sea".

In historical perspective, tiny Rhode Island is actually the state that instigated the Revolutionary War when it denied any attachment to the British Crown. Oddly enough and counter to historical trends, the Ku Klux Klan posed a significant threat in the state following the Civil War. The huge influx of immigrants through all Northeast ports also drove their ire.

Economically Rhode Island is not capable of keeping up with other state productivity levels, but they have become known for healthcare. CVS, the pharmacy giant, makes its home in Rhode Island as does Amica Mutual Insurance.

Newport is one of the most popular destinations for tourists. The city, located on Aquidneck Island, is a collection of downright magnificent mansions. The properties remain largely privately owned. The stately mansions were built by the wealthy from both the south and the north. Newport is also the site for the annual Newport Jazz Festival. This music event draws thousands eager to hear the best in jazz and blues in one of the most beautiful environments in New England. In past years jazz and blues greats such as Muddy Waters, John Coltrane, and Miles Davis have dished up legendary performances.

The results of a survey of the Santana Center in 2007 shows that Rhode Island (RI) has a thriving equine industry. Using both veterinary and owner surveys, they were able to determine that horse numbers in Rhode Island in 2006 ranged between 6814-7301. Due to the small size of the state and the concentrated rural areas, the density of horses in Rhode Island may be one of the highest in the country. With a land area of 1,045 mile2, the horse density would be approximately 6.5 - 7.0 horses/mile (if uniformly distributed). If only non-urban areas are considered, horse density would be between 11.8 - 12.7 horses/mile.

Rhode Island was historically one of the most important horse areas of the country. In the 1600's, breeding farms shipped Narragansett Pacers to all of the sea coast colonies and as far as the Caribbean for use on plantations. RI was the only colony that allowed horse racing and a one mile track was maintained at Sandy Neck Beach in South Kingstown. Rhode Island continues to be horse country. Even though you may not see many large sprawling farms, horses are tucked into backyards, small stables and back fields.

  Rhode Island in Numbers:
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img Horse Population : Approximately 7000
img Total Economic Impact: over $ -- billion
img Population : 1,076,189
img Land area : 1,045 sq. miles
img Capital : Providence
img Counties: 5
img Highest Point : Jerimoth Hill: 812 feet
img Lowest Poin : Atlantic Coast – sea level
img 10 largest Cities :
 
  • Providence: 176,862
  • Warwick: 87,233
  • Cranston: 81,614
  • Pawtucket: 73,742
  • East Providence: 49,515
  • Woonsocket: 44,328
  • Newport: 25,340
  • Central Falls: 19,159
 
$1,675,900
Horse Property for sale.
Special Coastal 21+ac. Pt. Judith Pond Rhode Island (Reduced)

South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island


Coastal 21.3ac "Down by the Sea", rolling Meadows, rock walls, spring-fed pond at back of the property. Bordered by Conservation land, private and peaceful, yet only 1 mile to Rte. 1 and all amenities. Backroad it in five minutes it to 4 Marinas, Matunuck Oyster Bar and Beaches, the desirable location is on the west side of Pt. Judith Pond which outlets to the Ocean. Subdivision approvals for four lots convey with the property but it is one 21.3ac lot now. We planned our horse farm here but our plans changed. Only one hour to Boston.

Eva Brinner

21.30 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$3,295,000
Horse Property for sale.
60 Acre Equine Opportunity in Rhode Island

South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island


This unique property is an opportunity not to be missed. Nestled on 60 acres with beautiful open rolling fields and includes a quaint 4 bedroom, 3 bath home. Being surrounded by acres of unspoiled land ensures a feeling of seclusion, yet it’s mere minutes to Narragansett's most coveted white sandy beaches, marinas, fine restaurants, cafés & charming shops. This is truly a unique and exciting proposition and a great chance to develop anywhere from a 3 to 4 lot equestrian community with common paddock. Or build an extraordinary private residence, create an incredible family compound, or pursue a range of development opportunities. Located in close proximity to Historic Wakefield, and an easy commute to Providence, minutes to downtown Newport, Historic Wickford. Conveniently close to charming South County Commons where you'll find restaurants, salon, café, shops and more. This land offers a peaceful haven central to all that South County has to offer, plus close proximity to area train stations, ferries and TF Green airport.

Bob Bailey , Lila Delman Compass

60.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2254 SQ FT
 
$1,290,000

SOLD

Horse Property for sale.
Waterfront Equestrian Estate

Coventry, Kent County, Rhode Island


Situated on 5+ acres, set far off the main road on a large circular driveway and offering 270' of waterfront, this elegant and sophisticated property has it all. Entering through the solid mahogany front door, you will be greeted by the light-filled and open great room with its cathedral ceiling, solid ash floors, and many windows overlooking Johnson's Pond. To the right is the dining room and generously appointed designer kitchen, with their shiplap cathedral ceiling, hickory slow-close cabinets and drawers, Persa Blue Granite, large island, Kitchen-Aid appliances, and French doors out to the back deck. A hallway off the kitchen leads to a pantry, bedroom and full-bath with tile shower, laundry room with granite and hickory cabinets, walk-in storage closet, and side entry leading to the courtyard and four-stall garage featuring reclaimed barn doors. To the left of the great room is the owner's suite, featuring water views, cathedral ceilings, French doors out to the deck, double walk-in closets, a full bath with double vanities and office. The lower level has been gloriously finished with 9' ceilings, two additional bedrooms and attached baths, separated by entertaining space with a full walk-out to the patio and Johnson's Pond. This home offers geo-thermal heating & cooling. Outside, a 2-3 stall horse barn, corral, shed, dock, and small pond complete this package! Central to NYC, Boston and Hartford. Just 20 minutes from TF Green Airport, universities, and Providence.

Luxury Properties , William Raveis

5.17 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
4210 SQ FT
 
$1,350,000
Horse Property for sale.
Modern Country Estate

Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island


Meadow Brook Farm may be the country estate you’ve been searching for. The property has endless possibilities: corporate retreat center, multigenerational home, gentleman's farm, bed and breakfast. The centerpiece of this 110 acre property is the modern brick chateau with THREE private master suites. Two are on opposite ends of the first floor, one with a fireplaced den; the third is completely private on the second level. Upon entering the large foyer, you’ll pass a grand staircase into the large, fireplaced living room with multiple sliders leading to one of the two patios. To the left of the foyer is a great room with a wood beamed vaulted ceiling and wood stove that provides much of the heat for the main areas of the home. Gorgeous hardwood floors gleam throughout most of the first level. A partially finished basement makes a perfect home office, workout space or game room. Parking is a breeze with a 3 car garage in front and a 2 car garage in back. You’ll love to entertain guests on the expansive stone patio with a salt water infinity pool and salt water hot tub overlooking the garden and pond. An outbuilding behind the home offers a huge workshop and garage space with heat, electricity, and running water. The building also houses a wood burning furnace. The property is currently in the farm/forest program (farm designation) with hayfields generating revenue, and providing tax relief.

Chad Dupuis , Coldwell Banker Coastal Homes

110.00 ACRES
7 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
5571 SQ FT
 
$6,785,000
Horse Property for sale.
elegant equestrian estate: rolling hills, pastures, stone walls & 5 stall barn

New Shoreham, Washington County, Rhode Island


In the heart of Block Island. 1501 Beacon Hill is a rare, captivating estate with rolling hills, pastures and stone walls all nestled among almost 12 acres of immaculate grounds and top-notch equestrian facilities. Meticulously cared for grounds lead from 2 separate winding driveways to the main residence and each building all perfectly sited on this expansive and skillfully landscaped property. This property has been loved as an elegant equestrian facility, but we invite you to consider the possibilities… a gentlemen’s farm, private residence, family compound.... the potential is endless! The manicured grounds and carefully maintained structures include 5 separate contiguous lots of record surrounded on 3 sides by 80 acres of conserved/undeveloped land. On the first lot is the main residence which is a natural light filled and spacious architect designed home including 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms with a detached 3 car garage under a 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment above. The second lot is a large state of the art 5 stall barn with a huge storage/hay/studio loft, tack room, farrier station and attached double depth 3 bay garage. The remainder of the property has been attractively maintained with painstakingly rebuilt original stone walls and board rail fencing enclosing 4 separate grass paddocks, a 100’ by 200’ professional riding arena surrounded on 2 sides by Nathan Mott Park & Enchanted Forest areas of conserved land. This property qualifies for the designation of Open Space affording significant tax advantages should a new owner choose, or the lots can be developed separately. Take this opportunity for sustainable living and enjoy this exquisite, extraordinary Block Island property.

Rosemary Tobin , Lila Delman Real Estate

11.60 ACRES
10 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3603 SQ FT

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