Midway, KY Horse Farms For Sale
Midway has the quintessential "small town" feel. Founded in 1835, Midway was the first railroad town in Kentucky. Located midway between Lexington and Frankfort, as well as midway between Versailles and Georgetown, the railroad was the town's original life blood. Today, Midway has been reshaped and rebuilt by antique dealers, crafts stores, and eateries. Many of the turn of the century homes have been restored to their former glory, giving Midway horse farms for sale a unique charm. Midway College, an institution oriented toward females with equestrian interests, was established at the edge of town. Weisenberger Mill still grinds corn the old fashion way. Major horse farms surround the little town on all sides. Among many others, Former Governor Brereton Jones' Airdrie Stud calls Midway home.
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Midway horse farms for sale are located in Northern Woodford County. The land in the area is excellent, and the drive down Midway Road to Versailles is one of the prettiest in all of Kentucky. In fact, this drive is listed on the scenic byways of the Kentucky Driving Tour.
Midway loves its horses, and the region is well known for breeding exceptional racing thoroughbreds. A buyer interested in purchasing a horse-friendly property will find that many of the properties in Midway are accompanied by stables. Whether you're hoping to start a humble hobby farm with space for a few horses or you're eager to dive into a full-scale commercial horse farming venture, this market has plenty of opportunities.
As Midway was founded in 1846 by the railroad, buyers will find that the Midway real estate market is rife with historic properties dating back to the 1900s. Many of these have been carefully maintained over the century so that today they stand proud in all of their antebellum elegance. Featuring one-of-a-kind custom work, historic charm, and a unique character, those who love old-world architecture will not be disappointed.
Recently several hunt/jump barns have moved to the area, as the easy access to the interstate and the Kentucky Horse Park make this a convenient location. The only drawback to the community is that Midway is small, so the farm and house supply is small as well. Of course, scarcity makes for desirability, and these exclusive farms are still some of the hottest properties on the market.
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Midway boasts an incredible community, and residents will find that fall festivals, local businesses, and a reputation for fine antiques makes this small town a fun and engaging place to spend time.
Horse enthusiasts will find that the region is also home to a strong horse community. Midway College is Kentucky's only women's four-year college, and students of this school can take up equine studies or join the highly competitive equestrian team. This community is well known for its long history of breeding award-winning racing thoroughbreds. The following breeders are located in the area, providing plenty of opportunity for fellow horse lovers to connect with like-minded people:
- Airdrie Stud
- Waterford Farm
- Three Chimneys
Midway, KY Schools
Although horse farming and racing is a way of life in Midway, residents are sure to send their children to top-notch schools in the area. Below is a list of the schools serving Midway students:
- Northside Elementary
- Woodford County Middle School
- Woodford County High School
Northside Elementary School services children pre-K to Grade 5, and the staff is dedicated to providing students with the finest education. Woodford County Middle School accounts for Grades 6 through 8, and students who attend this institution have access to a developed athletics department including basketball, volleyball, cheer, wrestling, and more. Woodford County High School offers students a range of education opportunities to best fit their learning style. "The Academy" method of learning allows students to focus on either STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) or Liberal Arts and really develop their knowledge of these areas. Students are also eligible to complete up to 20 hours of college level courses.
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