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There are numerous horse farms for sale in the NC mountains for good reason. Western North Carolina's temperate climate, abundant natural resources, and proximity to Asheville make it one of the most desirable places to live with horses in the United States. On top of those benefits, you can find horse property for sale throughout the region fitting most price brackets. Check out our video about all the places there are to enjoy horseback riding in Western North Carolina to see for yourself.
Explore the many equestrian communities in NC and make your dream of owning equestrian real estate a reality.
WE HAVE HORSE FARM SPECIALISTS
If you've ever dreamed of living with horses on your property, we have agents specializing in horse and equestrian properties. Let us help you find your North Carolina version of Ponderosa in each of the surrounding counties, including Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Madison, Polk, Rutherford, Transylvania, and Yancey counties. Contact one of our agents specializing in equestrian property and related real estate today.
HORSE FARM LIVING IN WESTERN NC
In general, professionals recommend two acres for the first horse and an additional acre for each additional horse (e.g., five acres for four horses). And, of course, more land is always better depending on the foraging quality of your particular property (70% vegetative cover is recommended). In Western North Carolina, homebuyers with horses can truly Live Abundantly. Equine properties for sale in the area include hobby farms, planned equestrian communities, and urban living near world-class horse facilities.
EQUESTRIAN EVENTS IN WNC
The recently built Tryon International Equestrian Center hosts world-class equine events all year. It was the host of the 2018 World Equine Games. Featuring 10 riding arenas, over 1,000 permanent stalls, elevated and shaded viewing decks, restaurants, family activities, boutiques, and more, TIEC takes a love for horses to the next level. Here, any and all can come and enjoy the beauty of the sport and its incredibly gifted animals.
Of the many different ways to Live Abundantly in Western North Carolina, one way is uniquely woven into our history: the rural lifestyle. The rural lifestyle offers unparalleled opportunities for connecting with nature, stewardship of the land, and living a self-reliant outdoor lifestyle. We describe the rural lifestyle as living outside the city limits on three or more acres of minimally restricted land. Areas throughout the region offer space to stretch and grow—sometimes closer to city centers than you would imagine.
Asheville is located in Buncombe County. The county is large enough that you can own a remote equestrian-friendly property and still be only minutes away from one of the most culturally rich towns in the South. Whether you're looking towards the northwest end of the county in Leicester or Arden in the south, there are plenty of rolling pastures, mountain trails, and large farms for horse enthusiasts.
Horse Property for Sale in Buncombe County, NC
Includes Weaverville, Black Mountain, Arden, and Fairview, NC.
223 & 126 Cody Embler Road
Offering a rare combination of year around expansive views, useable land, established barns, a commercial grade dorm, and guest home all on 47 acres ...
MLS# 3849880 - Active
Listed by Modern Mountain Real Estate Company LLC
28 Woodtrail Way
At the end of a quiet cul de sac in Walnut Cove awaits your new construction home, scheduled for completion by late Sept. The single-story floor ...
MLS# 3855497 - Active
Listed by Allen Tate / Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
36 Ramble Way
Built by Pebbledash Builders and designed by Griffin Architects, 36 Ramble Way has a 3990 sq ft 4 bedroom main house plus an additional 1393 sq ft 2 ...
MLS# 3857183 - Active Under Contract
Listed by Allen Tate / Beverly-Hanks, REALTORS®
Equestrian Real Estate & Horse Property for Sale in Asheville, NC
Asheville, NC is known for its vibrant arts scene and historic architecture. Owning a horse property in Asheville, NC sits you in the middle of a rich city that encompasses many lifestyles. Nestled amongst the Blue Ridge Mountains and a bustling downtown, a horse property gives you a remote lifestyle just minutes away from the heart of the noise. Live the best of both worlds with a horse property in Asheville.
Haywood County consists of four unique mountain towns including Canton, Clyde, Maggie Valley & Waynesville, and an assortment of unique mountain communities. Scattered throughout each of these towns and communities, you will find an array of places and events that are of great significance. From musical events to art exhibits, Haywood County has active arts organizations that bring a variety of events to the area. There is something to look forward to monthly to address varying tastes.
Horse Property for Sale in Haywood County, NC
Tryon is located in Polk County. The beauty of Polk County is the terrain ranges from the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains in the west to the rolling hills of the Piedmont in the east.
Horse Property for Sale in Polk County, NC
Includes Saluda, Tryon, and Columbus, NC.
Polk County is home to one of the most active equestrian communities in NC. The Tryon International Equestrian Center is a sprawling $100 million equestrian center and luxury resort. They hold regular events, bringing horse lovers and riders from across the country and the world.
Tryon International Equestrian Center
Hendersonville is located in Henderson County. There are ample horse farms for sale near Hendersonville, NC. Drive anywhere and you will notice the hillsides dotted with horse farms, hundreds of acres of equestrian land, as well as upscale homes and barns on large parcels. Many feed and supply stores are close by for your trip into town, as well as the small-town charm of communities like Flat Rock and Hendersonville. If you want postcard-ready land and a welcoming community of horse lovers, Henderson County is the place.
Horse Property for Sale in Henderson County, NC
Includes Hendersonville, Flat Rock, Fletcher, and Mills River, NC.
Rutherford County, a mostly rural county of about 64,000 residents that is becoming a popular spot for those looking to retire or invest in a second home. At the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the landscape includes rolling rivers and dramatic vistas. Many of the county's small towns, such as Lake Lure and Chimney Rock are seeing increased development, as luxury communities and resorts are built, contributing to the area's economy.
Horse Property for Sale in Rutherford County, NC
Madison County is located deep in the Appalachian Mountains of Western North Carolina, and much of the county's terrain is rugged, heavily forested, and sparsely populated. The county's northern border is with the state of Tennessee. Madison County's largest river is the French Broad River, which flows north-northwest through the county, first past the county seat of Marshall, then past the resort town of Hot Springs.
The rolling hills and availability of large land parcels make Madison County perfect for equestrian real estate.
Horse Property for Sale in Madison County, NC
Includes Marshall, Mars Hill, and Hot Springs, NC.
Yancey County, NC is an elevated county with some of the highest mountains to be found in Western North Carolina (and in the eastern U.S., for that matter). It makes sense, then, that the county offers living situations and equestrian experiences that go above and beyond the norm.
Located in the center of the county, Burnsville is 35 miles north of Asheville and 50 miles west of Johnson City, Tenn. Just a few miles from Burnsville looms Mount Mitchell, the tallest peak east of the Mississippi, reaching to 6,684 feet above sea level.
In fact, according to the 2007 Census of Agriculture, Yancey is one of the top-rated counties in North Carolina for livestock. Looking at a few of the available properties below, you can see why:
Horse Property for Sale in Yancey County, NC
Includes Burnsville, NC and surrounding communities.
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