• Forest Gate Farm SOLD

    Flat Rock, North Carolina
  • $1,500,000 US


HUGE 42% PRICE REDUCTION.  MOTIVATED SELLER.  MAKE AN OFFER.  Forest Gate Farm is an iconic 44-acre equestrian estate featuring a gated entrance and idyllic lake.  The property boasts rolling topography with 4 separate homes for caretakers and trainers, two barns, covered arena, fenced and cross-fenced pastures and large storage buildings for farm vehicles.  Located near Hendersonville, North Carolina, Forest Gate Farm provides the ideal setting for a private estate, family compound or professional equestrian operation. A portion of the land is protected by conservation easements.

The Property | The centerpiece of Forest Gate Farm is a stunning 1.5-acre lake that is home to a variety of migrating birds including great blue herons, mallards and wood ducks. Seven mountain springs on the property contribute to the two brooks which feed the lake.  Nearby, family and guests can relax by the shady stone koi pond, site of the original spring house.  The magnificent rolling pastures at Forest Gate are fenced and cross fenced.

The Entrance | The classic gated entrance is features stone columns, custom Bevolo lights and custom-fabricated steel gates with sophisticated control systems.

Equestrian Facilities | Built in 2001, the main Morton barn includes nine 12 X 12 stalls and one double stall. Other appointments include a fly spray system, built-in Nelson stainless steel waterers in each stall, a wash rack with hot and cold water and "instant heat" water heater, electric ports for fans in each stall window, and infrared heaters in the wash rack and foaling stall. The lounge features tile floor and half bath plus washer and dryer hook ups. Both the tack room and lounge offer central heat and air. The covered arena is also a Morton structure constructed in 2002.  With cupola and matching style, the facility offers a handsome complement to the nearby Morton barn.

Homes | Forest Gate Farm features 4 separate homes.  The main house features hardwood floors; stone fireplace; open living/dining area; home office; and a delightful screened porch overlooking the barns.  This residence is accompanied by a charming artist's cottage.  Additional homes are ideal for caretakers and trainers.

Local Equestrian Amenities | Forest Gate Farm lies near a variety of equestrian venues. Within a 25-mile radius, there are hunt clubs, public equestrian trail systems and equestrian centers offering a year round calendar of horse shows and clinics.