Exquisite Virginia Horse Farms For Sale
The verdant Piedmont region stretches from nearby Leesburg down to the North Carolina border, with the Blue Ridge to the West and the Potomac to the east. Within these boundaries are sprawling estates, fox hunts, majestic horse farms, fabulous vineyards, an evolving colony of artists, trees bearing a dozen or more varieties of apples and pears; abundant good food and a ravishing palette of autumn color. This is where we live and works as farm & estate agents. Hi, I'm Kurt Vogelsang in Charlottesville and this is Kim Hurst in Middleburg. We have teamed up to bring you this site. Kurt's a highly-respected Farm & Estate agent and Kim is an avid Middleburg horsewomen and horse farm realtor. Both love horses and know their territories. Kim shows Northern Virginia horse farms in Clarke, Culpeper, Faquier, Frederick, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford and Warren Counties. Kurt shows Central Virginia horse farms in Albemarle (includes Charlottesville), Amherst, Augusta, Bath, Fluvanna, Greene, Highlands, Louisa, Madison, Orange and Rockbridge (which includes Lexington) Counties. And you can view our current Virginia horse properties here. It sounds like a vast area but after a few years in this business you learn the terrain. And we both hate getting lost! You can view our pics here and contact us for our fun 4 hour royal tour.
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Now to our farms for sale...99% of the Virginia horse farms listed on our site are priced over $1m. We know...and feel your pain but it's not us...it's the strong market. The Middleburg/Warrenton/Charlotteville horse farm market is so darn scenic and beautiful and really hot especially as of March 2014. In fact, our market is as hot or hotter than Far Hills, Ocala and Lexington, Kentucky. The majority of the homes are circa 18th and 19th century and are designed in the Georgian, Federal and Greek Revival style. And oh, did we mention the smell of century old boxwoods at any time of the year? If that doesn't grab you nothing will, except our handsome and charming International Eventing champ, Will Coleman!
Many Olympic hopefuls train on these spectacular Virginia horse farms located throughout the verdant, fertile Virginia farm land of Central and Northern Virginia. These fine farms are located primarily along the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the pastoral, gently, rolling hills of Piedmont Virginia. The finest Virginia horse farms are located in and around Charlottesville, Middleburg, Orange and Warrenton. However the most affordable farms for sale in Virginia are found around Middlebrook and Lexington near the Virginia Horse Center. There are five Virginia foxhunts located in these areas and stables abound round every corner. Statistics show that 7% of theses families own a small Virginia horse property at some point in their lives. Charlottesville's horse farms are splendid especially the Keswick horse farms in Albemarle County. Most of the historic Central Virginia horse farms were designed and built by Thomas Jefferson. Meriwether Lewis of Clover Fields in Keswick and William Clark's Rivanna River farm are located just outside of the city of Charlottesville. Charlottesville has two foxhunts: Farmington and Keswick Hunt (which was founded in 1899).
We really are lucky to be based in one of the prettiest areas of the country. Virginia's hunt country is where the rolling terrain and ageless turf provide a wonderful, natural training base for any equestiran operation. We are blessed with beautiful pastures, endless hacking and hillwork, as well as extraordinary Blue Ridge Mountain views. It is not hard to wake up every morning excited to go to the barn, and work and play in an environment that is so truly breathtaking. Call us and let's have some fun! Oh and finally...here's our privacy statement. We value your privacy as we do ours.
Tallyhoooooooooo, Kim & Kurt
Kim Hurst is affiliated with Long & Foster Realtors/Christie's International, Box 765, 8 North Madison St., Middleburg, VA. 20117 Tel: 703.932.9651
Kurt Vogelsang is affiliated with Virginia Estates, 304 Hickman Rd, Charlottesville, Va., 22911 Tel: 434.981.5923