What’s better than living on a historic horse farm in New England? Living on a historic horse farm in New England that comes with a giant guest house and and events barn, of course. Located in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire, where it’s surrounded by hundreds of acres of pristine conservation and preserved woodland, the 27.5-acre farm is not just a private home, with plenty of outbuildings and barns, but also offers the potential for several business. The farm is available for $2.1 million via Andrew Peterson at Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty.
Originally built in 1754 and lovingly maintained by one family for the past 47 year, the 3,600-square-foot, five-bedroom and 3.5-bath main house offers loads of historic architectural charm, while the guest house, known as The Lodge, can sleep a small army in its whopping nine bedrooms and six bathrooms.
Outside, there are fenced fields and paddocks, an indoor riding ring for training in nasty weather, a dressage ring and a detached office, as well as a huge three-level barn. All together they are perfect for a private equestrian or a boarding enterprise, or both. Another barn is able to be used for events, and can accommodate up to 50 people for dining. There are also a number of other smaller barns and storage sheds, including a goat barn and a chicken coop, along with two additional cottages for guests, caretakers and/or vacation rentals.
Perfect for corporate retreats, wellness events, weddings, special events and large groups of leaf peepers, The Lodge can house 24 overnight guests. The hand-hewn log structure’s spacious gathering room features cathedral ceilings, wrought iron chandeliers, and a fieldstone fireplace. Outside there is also a firepit. There is also a fully equipped kitchen, and an expansive downstairs space for workshop sessions, yoga classes, board games and movies.
These buildings are surrounded by rolling lawns, flower gardens, and an herb garden, all perfect and picturesque for outdoor weddings. Whether used as a private compound our a money-making venture, the farm offers plenty of options for its next stewards.