Jessamine County

View Jessamine County, KY land for sale below! Located south of Fayette County, Jessamine County is an extremely popular spot for buyers looking to invest in farmland. This area is known for its sprawling fields of bluegrass that welcome all types of farmers. The best part about Jessamine County land for sale is that there are plenty of options when it comes to size and price. You can find pieces of land that are several hundred acres in size and other properties that are around 20 acres. 


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Jessamine County Land Statistics

Average Price $336K
Lowest Price $25.9K
Highest Price $4M
Total Listings 118
Avg. Days On Market 211
Avg. Price/SQFT $390

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Jessamine County has an abundance of land on the real estate market, offering anything from 20 to 200 acres. The land in this area of Kentucky is rich with vital nutrients supplied by the natural limestone in the earth. This limestone is most prevalent in the north end of the county, closer to Fayette. This is the reason why the most impressive horse farms are located in this area. As you move south, the terrain becomes rougher, though there are plenty of amazing farms that thrive under these conditions.

When you begin looking for land listings in Jessamine County, consider whether or not you’d like to start your own farm from scratch or take over a pre-existing one. There are both developed and undeveloped pieces of land on the market, giving buyers plenty of choice.

Developed plots of land are some of the most popular since they are usually outfitted with all of the necessary amenities that create a prosperous horse farm. Some of these amenities include stylish barns, farmhouses, and arenas. The most luxurious properties have facilities like equipment sheds, indoor arenas, and heated wash bays.

One of the reasons why this area of Kentucky is so popular for horse farming is because the topography is ideal for horses. The land is quite flat, though there are just enough hills to allow for natural water drainage. It’s common to find land in Jessamine County that has access to natural springs and creeks which act as a type of water supply for the horses.

With so much to consider when buying a horse farm in Jessamine County, it’s important to consult a real estate professional who specializes in horse farms. Agents at Turf Town Properties will advise you on everything you need to know about buying a horse farm in this area of Kentucky.

Jessamine County Community Living

Jessamine County is located 30-minutes south of Lexington and is considered a part of the Lexington-Fayette metropolitan area. This county borders several significant counties, including: Fayette, Madison, Garrard, Mercer, Woodford.

Jessamine County was founded in 1796, giving it a rich history that you can see in the architecture and lore of its major cities. Some of the significant cities in this county include Nicholasville and Wilmore, though Nicholasville is the largest and most popular.

Since its establishment, this county has been known for its horse farming thanks to its spectacular land and thriving bluegrasses. Back in the late 18th century, Jessamine had also established a commercial wine industry that locals and visitors can still enjoy today.

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Local Amenities and Attractions

Jessamine County is not only good for its land, but for its amenities as well. Since much of the culture in this area of Kentucky is about horses, the county is filled with tons of equestrian related amenities, like arenas, trails, and pastures.

There are also plenty of top-rated golf courses that attract people from in and around the county. Some of the most popular courses include the Golf Club of the Bluegrass, Connemara Golf Course, and Thoroughbred Golf Club at Highpoint. These courses are known for having scenic fairways and challenging greens.

This part of Kentucky is a great place for families because of its sheer number of public schools. Some of the most highly-rated schools include:

  • Brookside Elementary
  • Jessamine Early Learning Village
  • East Jessamine Middle and High
  • West Jessamine Middle and High

Other great amenities are located in the city centers where you can find shopping centers, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Nicholasville is home to many of these spots.

Learn more about buying a horse farm in Jessamine County by contacting your real estate professionals at Turf Town Properties today!

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