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Darlingwood Farm - Turn Key Perfection minutes from historic downtown Aiken!

Aiken , Aiken County , South Carolina

12.63
ACRES
3
BEDROOMS
2.51
BATH
3983
SQ FT
fenced • second house • 1 barn with 2 stalls • 1 Run-in stall

Property description

Set on 12+ acres of serenity only minutes from downtown Aiken and multiple equestrian venues including Bruce’s Field, Highfields, Aiken Polo club fields, New Bridge Polo, Wagener Polo, The Vista, Stableview, New Holland Arena and The Hitchcock Woods in highly desirable Hopeland Farms this exceptional equestrian farmette leaves no detail unaddressed. Enter this peaceful oasis through a stand of trees to the farmhouse style single level residence with a charming covered front porch perfect for enjoying a morning coffee or evening beverage. Entering the main house you are met with an open floorplan with hickory engineered hardwood floors throughout, featuring a great room with raised hearth wood burning masonry fireplace surrounded by exquisite custom built in shelving, crown moldings and natural light from the entire back wall of floor to ceiling glass windows and doors. A portion of the main living space offers the perfect spot for a generously sized dining table. To the right the kitchen boasts solid surface countertops, custom cabinetry by Gene Kelly, loads of countertop workspace, newer stainless appliances, a pantry with access into the bright welcoming less formal dining area. Through a set of French doors off this charming space one finds an exterior dining area fully screened and attached to the covered front porch. An enormous laundry room fully decked out with custom cabinetry and a newer washer and dryer, a light bright sun room/den perfect for a cozy evening with the pets or a private reading nook completes the main living space. Down a short hallway to the right off the main living space is a lovely primary bedroom suite with direct access to a screen porch with a calming view of the back yard providing a comfortable respite after a long day on the farm. The welcoming window seat, full ensuite bath with cultured marble counters and dual vanities, a tub/shower combo and a large walk-in closet provide all the comforts to relax and recharge for the next big day on the ranch. Need a larger closet or bath? The floor plan of the home easily allows for expansion of the master bath and additional closet space. Two additional bedrooms with a remodeled full bath directly accessible from one of the bedrooms are located to the left of the main living space. At present one of the guest bedrooms with its wonderful built-in desk and cabinetry serves as an office but could easily return to use as a bedroom. A short hallway off the sunroom houses the half bath and attaches to a mud room with two exterior access points leading to the attached three car garage with a slop sink and heated storage space. Above the garage an apartment with a fully equipped kitchen, large main living space, oodles of storage, two bedrooms and one bath. Outside of the main residence the back deck accessible from the great room and dining space offers a stunning view of a riot of irrigated plantings including simply stunning magnolias, hollys, camellias, gardenias and azaleas. An ATV swim spa heats up to 104 degrees, with two jetted hot tub seats and a rolling cover to protect it from the elements when not in use offers a great place to exercise or relax depending on the mood that day. A simply adorable 1200 square foot guest cottage with wood laminate flooring, custom cabinetry throughout and attached carport with its own private circular drive provides yet another wonderful living space. The cottage features a fully equipped kitchen with solid surface counters, custom cabinetry, a full range of appliances, two pantries, a laundry area, a large main living space, two bedrooms and a large full bath with more than ample storage space. The landscaping around this little gem is also irrigated to keep the plantings looking lush and fresh.
Hopeland Farms is the ideal place for the equestrian no matter what your pursuit. Access to loads of trails is located directly through the wooded stand at the rear of the property along with own natural grass riding arena. The barn offers two 10 x 15 matted over clay floored stalls with direct access to small
paddocks located directly off the barn itself. These two paddocks offer direct access to yet two larger grass pastures. One additional lush grass pasture with a run-in shed allow for optimizing paddock usage through rotation. The center aisle of the barn is brick with rubber matting along with corn cob lighting. The tack room with an easy clean cement floor, wood paneling, hot and cold water and ample storage will work for any discipline. A wash stall with hot/cold water and ample feed storage will make horse keeping a breeze. Need a spot for your trailer or shavings storage, look no further than the covered storage area directly adjacent to the barn.
Come to Darlingwood Farm and live the good life in one of the South’s Best Small towns, beautiful unique and charming Aiken, SC.


Details

Home Features

  • Rocking Chair Front Porch.
  • Open airy floorplan.
  • Engineered Hickory Hardwood Flooring throughout living areas and bedrooms.
  • Ceramic Tile Floors in baths.
  • Exquisite custom built cabinetry throughout.
  • Beautifully crafted brick raised hearth masonry fireplace in main living space.
  • Wall of windows and doors across main living area offering magnificent views of the pastoral setting and direct access to back deck and swim spa.
  • Newer appliances in kitchen (2020).
  • Cozy Sunroom/Den with half bath.
  • Huge laundry with washer, dryer, sink.
  • Wonderful indoor& outdoor dining spaces, including a lovely screened porch area perfect for those temperate evenings.
  • Large back deck with heated swim spa and jetted seats.
  • Large Primary Bedroom with direct access to back deck.
  • Ensuite primary bath with walk in closet attached, separate toilet closet and opportunity for easy expansion should one desire.
  • Two secondary bedrooms one with custom built in cabinetry currently functioning as office.
  • Direct Access from one secondary bedroom to the shared bath.
  • Great mud room with two access points to exterior as well as access to attached three car garage.
  • Guest apartment accessed from mudroom with large living area and ample storage, fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms and full bath above garage.
  • Floorplan allows for addition of apartment to main living space to create a 5 bedroom 3.5 bath residence
  • Separate 1200 square foot guest cottage that includes main living space, combo full kitchen/dining area with dual pantries, laundry w/access to covered carport, back deck, as well as two ample sized bedrooms and a full bath.

Lot Features

  • Stunning irrigated landscaping surround both the main residence and the cottage with beautiful plantings including azaleas, magnolias, gardenias, hollies and pines.
  • Huge back yard.
  • A mix of wooded and cleared areas with lush grass.
  • A multitude of equestrian amenities detailed in horse features.
  • A simply glorious pastoral setting.

Horse Facility Features

  • A center aisle barn with matted over brick aisle and corn cob lighting.
  • Two oversized 10 x 15 matted over clay stalls with run out capability.
  • A large paneled tack room with a cement floor, cabinetry and hot/cold water.
  • Water heater located above tack room.
  • A matted wash stall with hot/cold water.
  • Ample feed storage.
  • Covered storage adjacent to barn for trailer, shavings or additional equipment.
  • Two small paddocks one off of each stall each with direct access to two separate pastures.
  • An additional pasture with a run in shed.
  • Large grass riding surface suitable for any discipline.
  • Trails through wooded area at rear of property leading to the expansive Hopeland Farms trail system.
  • Access to additional trails available with permission of landowners located nearby (one system for a monthly fee).

Distances


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Location

747 Implement Rd, Aiken, Aiken County, South Carolina

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