Where are the most horse farms in Virginia?
In this order are the most horse farms in Virginia: Loudoun, Fauquier, Augusta, Culpeper, and Charlottesville.
Are there Hunt Clubs in Charlottesville?
Yes, if you mean fox hunting clubs. There are two: the Farmington Hunt Club (located on the west side of Charlottesville) and the Keswick Hunt Club (located on the east side of Charlottesville) which is unusual for one county but the terrain is rolling and perfect for a grand fox hunt.
Is There a Horse Show in Charlottesville?
Yes, the nationally syndicated Keswick Horse Show is held in late May.
Is there Polo in Charlottesville VA?
Yes, at two locations: King Family Vineyards in Crozet Sundays at 12 pm May 30th through Mid-October, and UVA polo from Sept – Nov.
Charlottesville Horse Farms For Sale?
Let’s talk. I have owned a horse farm in Charlottesville since 1998 and I can show you the best horse farms for sale in Charlottesville.
Charlottesville Equestrian Properties
With more than a thousand horse farms dotting the plains and hills of Virginia, the task of zeroing in on that one perfect farm is not an easy one.
Flipping through the local real estate magazines, which feature hundreds of ads all extolling the virtues of their respective tracts of land can leave a prospective farm buyer dazed and confused. Short of personally visiting each property, how are you to separate the real gems from the barren wastelands? The answer is it depends on where you want to live and how much you want to spend. If it’s in or around Charlottesville then you’ve come to the right Charlottesville horse farm realtor.
Charlottesville is renowned for its horse farms for centuries. It’s one of the best places to live and ranks in the top 5 locations for horse farms along with Middleburg, VA; Lexington, KY; Greenwich, CT; and Ocala, FL.
These fine horse farms are located in the pastoral, gently, rolling hills of Piedmont Virginia.
Many Olympic hopefuls train on these spectacular horse farms located throughout the verdant, fertile farmland of Albemarle County. The most splendid horse farms are found in Keswick where many of the historic horse farms were designed or built by Thomas Jefferson. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark both owned horse farms.
Farms for Sale in Albemarle VA?
If you are looking for a Charlottesville horse farm for sale then you’ll be looking in the neighboring Albemarle County as Charlottesville is a city. The finest Albemarle VA farms are located in Earlysville, Free Union, Keswick, and Scottsville.
Charlottesville Equestrian Properties?
Only 16 Charlottesville equestrian properties have sold in the last 10 years. The high was $3.8M. The low was $475K, and the median price was $1.5M.
Today there are 4 horse farms for sale in Charlottesville of which two are in Scottsville. So pickings are thin! And when a fabulous Charlottesville equestrian property comes on the market it gets snapped up quickly. So, my suggestion to you is to rent a home here and wait for the perfect Charlottesville horse farm to come on the CAAR MLS.
FYI – Charlottesville is also home to two foxhunts, the Farmington, and Keswick Hunt which was founded in 1899. Polo is played at the University of Virginia. The nationally syndicated, Keswick Horse Show is held in mid-May. And the fun Foxfield Steeplechase Races are held in the Spring and Fall.
Small Horse Farms for Sale Near Me?
Only 4 small horse farms for sale near me. One is located up the very scenic Rt 20, 2 are in Scottsville, and 1 is en route to Scottsville off Red Hill Road.