Paris KY Horse Farms For Sale
The charming Kentucky town of Paris is the county seat of Bourbon County, located seventeen miles northeast of Lexington. Bourbon County has long been known for its history, hospitality, and horse farms. Paris was founded in 1775, and originally was known as Hopewell, but changed its name in 1790 to honor the French for their assistance to the Americans in the American Revolution.
Paris and Bourbon County are blessed with extraordinarily good soil and most of the county is engaged in some form of agriculture. Bourbon County is a leading producer of horses in the world. As such, interested buyers will find that that the local real estate market is rife with Paris horse farms for sale. Whether your dream farm in Kentucky has space for a couple of your closest equine friends, or it has a commercial barn with space for dozens of horses, you will find that there is plenty of opportunity in Paris for those with a passion for all things equestrian.
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Bourbon County has strict zoning policies to hold down suburbanization of the county. There must be at least 5 acres per parcel with 250 feet of road frontage, no more than one division per year, and no more than three divisions per five year period. This policy has made development basically non-existent, and the net result is the Paris area has some of the best land, at the best prices, in all of Central Kentucky.
Paris horse farms and land come in many stages of development. The buyer who is looking for an undeveloped pasture where they can build their dream home and ideal horse facilities from the ground up will find that there are plenty of plots to choose from. Everything from sprawling hundred acre properties suitable for commercial agriculture ventures to cozy five acre lots that are perfect for hobby farmers is available on this market.
Buyers will also find that some horse farms in Paris are accompanied by handsome luxury houses. Some of these reflect recent construction and were built within the past decade. Featuring modern finishes, contemporary interiors, and spacious floor plans, these houses are the epitome of comfortable country living. Others are much older and date back to 1800s and boast all the charm, history, and character of a fully custom home that has been lovingly cared for for more than a century.
When it comes to horse farming facilities, Paris land is not without options. Many yards feature expansive fenced pastures and well-kept paddocks where your horses can graze. Others boast riding rings where riders can practice their dressage skills, enjoy a challenging afternoon of jumps, or work with a young horse on a longe line.
About Horse Farms In Paris
Bourbon County was named in honor of the ruling family of France, the Bourbons. The whiskey from Bourbon County that was distilled from the lush corn crops, stored in charred oak barrels, and shipped south to New Orleans was called bourbon whiskey. The combination of the crisp, fresh water from the limestone and the unique oak barrels gave the whiskey such a highly sought after taste, that today bourbon is world famous.
There are too many major horse farms in Bourbon County to mention them all. Claiborne, one of the top stallion stations of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, is located on the very edge of the city of Paris. Claiborne was home to such greats as Sir Gallahad III, Nasrullah, Secretariat, etc. Located just north of North Middletown and northeast of Lexington, Paris, KY horse farms for sale are truly historical and wonderful in nature.
Another Hancock-started Stone Farm just down the road has bred and raised three Kentucky Derby winners to date. More recently, Adena Springs, Sienna Farm, Darley, Hurricane Hills, Leatherwood, Greenwood Farm, and more, have all made multi-million dollar investments in their farms. As a result, the Paris horse farm industry is likely to remain strong and steady moving forward.
Would you like to find out more about horse farms for sale in Paris and land for sale? Connect with Hill & Regan Parker online or call: 859-608-8039!
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