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Harnessing luxurious accommodations for owners and the finest facilities for their equine friends, these distinctive estates—in singular settings from East Coast to West—are stylish winners across the board.
Thousand Oaks, California | Sheri Karp, Sotheby’s International Realty – Westlake Village Brokerage
This gated 22-acre estate nestled in legendary Hidden Valley—one of the most exclusive ranch areas in the United States—benefits from truly majestic views of the Santa Monica Mountains. It features a light-filled 11,000-square-foot home with an enviable covered terrace that includes an outdoor kitchen, garaging for up to six cars, a charming two-bedroom guesthouse, and an updated barn with a tack room and stalls for four horses. Lake Sherwood Country Club, Westlake Village, and Malibu beaches are just minutes away.
Mendanales, New Mexico | Victoria Markley, Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe – 318 Grant Avenue Brokerage
Atop a mesa in the dramatic countryside of northern New Mexico, this secluded 11-acre estate is a picturesque Southwestern getaway. The residence features an open-plan living, dining, and kitchen area; three bedrooms; and versatile auxiliary space. The equestrian will appreciate the solid wood barn, which offers three covered stalls with runs, automatic waterers, a large tack room, and hay storage space; a large dressage arena with footing in place; and direct access to Bureau of Land Management acreage for riding.
Woodside, California | Arthur Sharif, Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage
An idyllic retreat in Silicon Valley, this impressive compound satisfies every need and desire with its two handsome residences—one a Craftsman-style Bernard Maybeck home originally constructed in the early 1900s and carefully updated—three guesthouses, numerous terraces, multiple garages, walkways, gardens, a pool, a sports field, a tennis court and pavilion, expanses of lush lawn, and sweeping views. While the estate offers a versatile finished barn, it also overlooks the area’s premier equestrian center, the Horse Park at Woodside.
Greenwich, Connecticut | Joseph Barbieri, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage
One of the most significant estates in Greenwich, 18.39-acre Oldfield Farm is a peerless pastoral property featuring a regal 14,956-square-foot manor with nine bedrooms, terraces, loggias, dazzling gardens, a swimming pool, a tennis court, and superior equestrian facilities. Providing an uncommon blend of classical style, modern luxury, seclusion, and convenience, the acreage has been configured to create a variety of enchanting outdoor living spaces with views of the paddocks, the captivating foliage, and sunsets.
Los Angeles, California | Simon Beardmore, Sotheby’s International Realty – Brentwood Brokerage
The centerpiece of this fenced 0.66-acre retreat is a 1946 residence designed by renowned architect Cliff May, the father of the California ranch house. Nestled amid mature trees, colorful landscaping, and thriving gardens, it features two bedrooms and a wonderful terrace with a grilling area and a fire pit. In true ranch fashion, the property also offers stables and a riding arena. The exceptional location affords a rare combination of privacy and proximity to amenities and conveniences.