Blue Skies - Aiken, South Carolina | Aiken, Aiken County, South Carolina | Horse Property | Equestrian Estate | Horse Farm For Sale

Renovated Historic Home on 4.56 Acres Neighboring Aiken, SC's Horse District

Aiken , Aiken County , South Carolina

fenced • second house

Property description

The stunning, spacious & exceptionally maintained historic home known as Blue Skies can be found on 4.56 acres in Aiken's coveted Horse District. Originally built in 1902, this beautiful home has been expanded & completely renovated for modern living and sited to enjoy views across the beautifully landscaped grounds to Bruce's Field & Powderhouse Polo Field beyond. The home features a wide veranda (covered porch on 3 sides of the home), pine and heart-pine floors, high ceilings and an expansive Great room with a coffered ceiling and full bar. Blue Skies is ideal for entertaining and hosting sizable parties, hunt breakfasts & more. You will love the bar and its custom cabinetry, fox & hound drawer pulls, granite counters, bar sink and appliances, including icemaker, wine fridge & dishwasher. The main floor enjoys a more intimate, formal living room; cozy library with built-in cabinetry, lovely dining room, quality kitchen and breakfast room with a built-in wall of cabinetry and surrounding windows on 3 sides for an abundance of natural light. The kitchen is super functional with wide granite counters, side-by-side SubZero refrigerator/freezer and 6-burner Viking range. The main floor also enjoys a full bath, oversized utility closet and a laundry room with a wide & deep stainless steel sink, ideal for cleaning tack or a dog bath. A service pantry has a second refrigerator and more cabinetry for easy access to snacks, supplies & tabletop/party decor. Take the elevator, front or rear staircase to the private bedrooms on the second level. The primary suite has a spacious bedroom with vaulted ceiling, fabulous light & views; his & her full baths and a closet/dressing room with bespoke cabinetry. Hosting friends/family/guests for the Horse Shows at Bruce's Field or one of Aiken's Triple Crown events is easy with 3 spacious, ensuite guest bedrooms and closets with California closet systems. A flexible 4th guest bedroom with access to a full bath across the hall is a great space for a home office. A finished attic space offers a ping-pong room, sitting room, bar & ½ bath. On the opposite side of the concrete-paver parking court are fully equipped guest quarters, a fitness room/studio, 3-bay garage & a separate equipment garage. The property has automatic, remote controlled gates and perimeter-fencing - a combination of landscape and 3-board fencing with no-climb wire to keep pets secured. The 2 ½ acre field on the southside is a perfect setting for a barn, paddocks & arena, or pool, putting green and tennis court --- whatever you desire for your lifestyle! This well-maintained property has multi-zone HVAC, security, irrigation & sound systems; well for irrigation; termite contract + a whole-house generator. Landscape lighting highlights the magnificent oak trees and creates a stunning evening ambiance. Blue Skies' location is truly fabulous, walking distance or a golf cart ride to Aiken Polo Club venues, the Aiken Horse Park & just minutes to The Fresh Market, Green Boundary, Fermata and Palmetto Golf Clubs. With the combination of history, space, condition & location – Blue Skies is an incredible opportunity! Whether you are looking for a seasonal retreat, legacy property, or an amazing full-time residence, we invite you to see this spectacular property in person and the possibilities to enjoy the best of Aiken's Southern charm and sporting lifestyle.


Home Features

  • - 6496 heated / cooled living space
  • - 6 Bedrooms, 8 1/2 baths in total
  • - Original home dates to 1902; 2-phase expansion completed in 2008-9; Guest quarters above garage completed in 2012 and equipment garage added in 2014.
  • - Spectacular Great room with a coffered ceiling and full bar, including icemaker, wine fridge and dishwasher.
  • - Spacious kitchen features granite counters, Viking range, SubZero refrigerator and freezer, built-in microwave, warming drawer and oven. Adjacent breakfast room and service pantry with second refrigerator offer a bounty of additional storage.
  • - Primary suite includes a spacious bedroom with vaulted ceiling; two full baths, one featuring a walk-in shower and the other enjoying a lovely tub and surround; expansive walk-in closet with bespoke cabinetry and 2 additional closets
  • - Three ensuite guest bedrooms with renovated baths
  • - Finished third floor is ideal for a play/game space and/or walk-in storage
  • - Full service elevator operates from 1st to 3rd floor, a wonderful alternative to the front and rear staircases
  • - All closets have been outfitted with attractive closet systems to maximize function
  • - Guest quarters in carriage house include kitchen, dining area, living room, bedroom and full bath
  • - Separate studio / fitness room
  • - Nuts & bolts include security and sound systems; tankless water heaters, multi-zoned HVAC, termite contract and whole house generator

Lot Features

  • - Two tax parcels combine for a total of 4.56 acres
  • - Remote-control operated entry gates
  • - Full perimeter-fencing is a combination of landscape fencing and 3-board with no-climb wire
  • - 3-bay carriage house and separate equipment garage
  • - Extensive perimeter landscaping; landscape lighting highlights the property's magnificent oak trees
  • - Side patio adds to the outdoor living space of the home's veranda
  • - Level 2 1/2 acre field is ideal setting for the addition of equestrian and lifestyle amenities - barn, arena, paddocks, pool, tennis or chip/putting green

Horse Facility Features

  • - Easy access to Bruce's Field / Aiken's Horse Park and views to Powderhouse Polo Field
  • - East facing room on the garage structure is a separate fitness room. When built, it was designed to readily be converted to 2 stalls
  • - Plenty of room and level field for addition of paddocks, stable, and arena
  • - Magnificent live oaks provide definition to the expansive level lawn, planted in celebration Bermuda
  • - Adjacent to neighboring horse farms
  • - Easy ride out to the sand/clay roads of Aiken's Horse District and hack to Hitchcock Woods
  • - Close to show grounds at Aiken Horse Park and Highfields; Aiken Polo Club fields and an easy haul to foxhunting fixtures, Stable View and The Vista Schooling and Event Center


  • 1.5 miles to schools
  • 28 miles to airports
  • 5.2 miles to hospitals
  • 1.1 miles to shopping
  • 1.5 miles to trails

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928 Two Notch Rd SE, Aiken, Aiken County, South Carolina


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