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Horse Properties, Farm Dreams & An Asheville, NC Property Alert

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Let’s say you have 6 horses.  You might require a minimum of 12 acres, depending on the circumstances. By “circumstances”  I mean that there are other options , for example, there are equestrian communities near Asheville where you could share a pasture. Community acreage is attractive to any number of our clients including organic gardeners and “boomers” looking for inter-generational neighborhoods.

In terms of horse properties, when our team is keeping an eye out for land for our  clients, we look for what’s there and what isn’t - for example- barn(s) paddocks, riding rings, stalls, the condition of all these and the condition and lay of the land. Here ‘s a  quick run down of

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We walk the land.

We check to see if there are rocks, holes, trees toxic to horses.

We take a first-hand look at the condition of the soil and pasture, and what kind of grasses are  in residence out in that pasture. 

We  want to know about the water source.

We check to see if the property is fenced, and to see what kind of fencing is there-the height, the condition.

We observe what’s around the land.


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A Few Important Questions:

Is there a hog farm next door?  Is there an old apple orchard where chemicals were used and now are in the groundwater? Do neighboring properties use pesticides?

Horse Property- Asheville-Style: We saw a really, really nice horse property the other day while we were out looking for clients.  The tack room had hot water and a washer and dryer. And a well-worn sofa.

Are you dreaming of starting your own farm? Farm Dreams?  Asheville, NC  :Here is  an entry level, five-hour, exploratory workshop designed to help people who are seeking practical, common sense information on whether sustainable farming is the next step for them, and how to move forward. This is a great workshop to attend if you are in the exploratory stages of getting started farming.

Date: Saturday, May 17
Time: 10am-3:30pm
Location: Buncombe County Extension Office, 94 Coxe Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
Bring: Brown bag lunch
Cost: $55
Register: Online here.
Follow: Facebook Event.


PROPERTY ALERT:  One of our favorite colleagues has a 10+ AC  property with  views from many, many level homesites, and great convenience -  only 15 minutes to the Heart of Asheville.

email us quick as this one will NOT last long!




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