Lexington & Bluegrass Area Farms for Sale
When pioneers arrived in the Kentucky Bluegrass region, they nicknamed the land Garden of Eden for its fertile soils, rich in nutrients. Even now, Lexington is known for its incredible land, perfect for farming. Lexington farms for sale are some of the most desirable in the region for their exceptional pastureland. Here you can find gorgeous colonial and antebellum-style homes set on acres of rolling land. Buyers interested in Lexington farm real estate have an amazing selection of the best farmland in the country.
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Lexington Farms for Sale
Lexington farms for sale are known for their idyllic conditions for horses and agriculture. The soil is nourished by limestone, making the land outstandingly fertile. The topography, soil quality, and location make for perfect conditions for successful horse farms, which brings farmers from across the country to Lexington.
Lexington farm real estate is diverse, offering properties from undeveloped plots of land, perfect for starting a new farm, to massive hundred-acre farms with luxurious, modern homes. No matter what you’re looking for, Lexington real estate has the property for you.
Farmland around Lexington is protected by a number of urban growth plans which set a minimum lot size in agricultural zones. This is to protect the valuable farmland in the area from being broken up into sprawling subdivisions.
Properties can be found as small as 10 acres and as large as 450. Many properties have ample room to produce hay and alfalfa, or to enjoy a variety of cattle and other agricultural pursuits. Oftentimes, properties come with large barns with multiple stalls that house your livestock, equipment, and fodder. You can also expect to find properties with fabulous indoor or outdoor arenas for training horses.
Many farms for sale have large, single-family homes, built with unprecedented character and charm. On mid-range properties you can find timeless, country-style homes, great for you and your family to enjoy high-quality living. Homes often have welcoming front porches where you can sit to drink your morning coffee and watch over your property’s rolling fields.
Some of the most luxurious, modern homes epitomize southern elegance. These homes have tons of magnificent amenities like wine cellars, media rooms, and private swimming pools.
Lexington Horse Farms
Farms and rural property in Lexington are considered to be vital to the iconic horse culture that encompasses the area.
Lexington, KY horse culture is distinct and revered by many throughout the nation. If you're looking for a horse farm in Kentucky, this community should definitely be a consideration. Important factors to consider when evaluating a property to buy and sell include the topography, quality of soil and location. Lexington scores highly in all three categories, with flat and gently rolling land, rich soil, and a great community location.
Lexington also boasts the Kentucky Horse Park, an equestrian center that houses retired race horses, showcases rare breeds of horses, and hosts an array of events and competitions each year. You'll also find horse farms close to top equine hospitals, plus first-rate schools, shopping, dining and amenities. Farm properties in Lexington are conveniently located less than an hour and a half away from Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH where people meet for equestrian events throughout the year.
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Living in Lexington, Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky has a laid-back, small-town vibe filled with equestrian enthusiasts. In fact, Lexington is known as the horse capital of the world.
Situated in Bourbon County, Lexington is full of incredible history that dates back to the 18th century. The city was founded by Europpean Americans in June of 1775 and was considered the land of milk and honey for its fertile soil. Almost immediately, the horse industry boomed in this area and in 1798, when the industry was at its peak, there were more horses than people in Lexington.
Today, Lexington is home to some of the best hunter/jumper horses and thoroughbred colts in the world. Although the city is abundant in equine related activities, there is much to do beyond horse racing.
The mild climate and fertile soil makes Lexington the perfect place for vineyards. There are plenty of wineries scattered throughout the city for you to enjoy:
- Equus Run Vineyard and Winery
- Château de Vieux Corbeau Winery
- Talon Winery and Vineyard
Lexington farms produce corn, rye, and barley to make the region's famous bourbon. So visit one of the local distilleries to learn about the county’s bourbon history and taste test their drinks.
The downtown core also offers plenty of specialty shops, art galleries, and fine jewelry stores. Be treated with southern hospitality at one of the many restaurants in the downtown area. Try out the local cuisine at Carson’s Food & Drink or have brunch at Ramsey’s Diner.
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