For many, waking up and watching horses grazing peacefully in their back yard is a dream come true. But, the cost and maintanence of a large farm can be challenging.  Horse properties under ten acres let you enjoy the leisurely equestrian lifestyle you love with minimal maintenance and effort. Additionally, Mini-farms and small farm properties are the perfect seasonal solution, offering equestrian competitors a luxurious home away from home for both themselves and their horses. These 7 turn key mini farms are perfect for first-time farm buyers or farm owners looking to down size:

Brand New Estate Farm


Brand new Estate Farm, located minutes from the new World Equestrian Center, schools, shopping, restaurants. Designed by professional equestrians for ease of use. This farm has a new 8 stall center isle barn with wash rack feed and tack rooms bathroom, camera system, washer dryer and extra wide isle way, irrigated paddocks, pastures and feeder pens. There is an equipment building with RV hook up. A man made stocked pond to swim your horses with pontoon (floating) dock. The custom built home is loaded with upgrades and is an open light and bright floor plan. With the gated entry this farm could be seasonal or a year round home. Perfect for show horses! So close to the new show grounds! Location Location!

Saddlebrook Equestrian Farm


Saddlebrook Equestrian Farm, this 6+ acre farm is located minutes from the new World Equestrian Center, Golden Ocala, Publix and restaurants. Situated in a gated community, the farm comes complete with a 4 stall center aisle barn with equipment area, feed and tack room, and 3 paddocks with shade sheds. The custom home is a bright open plan 4 bedroom 3 bath home loaded with upgrades, the screened in pool is a salt water pool with an an over sized deck. Bring your horses and enjoy all Ocala has to offer!

Azure Acres


This beautiful 2-story home rests on 10 acres at the heart of Marion County’s horse country. Custom built in 2017, the home offers 3-bedrooms, and 2 and a 1/2 baths with an open floor plan, pine floors, wainscoting and high ceilings run throughout most of the home. The eat-in kitchen is bright and open, with plenty of cabinet space, stainless steel appliances, double oven, granite counter-tops, and island with breakfast bar. Directly adjacent to the kitchen is a dining area with plenty of natural light and stunning views from the bay windows. The living offers a wood burning stove perfect for those cool winter evenings. All bedrooms are located downstairs, and the master includes an en-suite bathroom with dual vanities and the perfect glass-door tiled shower. There’s also an additional 400 sq.ft. workout room downstairs. The second floor is finished but still offers plenty of possibility for the next owner– a game-room, theater room, or additional bedroom are all options! Conveniently located, the property is located just 15 minutes to Williston, 25 minutes to Gainesville, and 30 minutes to Ocala, allowing property of options for shopping, dining, and events year-round!

Stepping Stone Farm


This fabulous newly painted house on a great setting, has just had a major renovation! Walls were removed to create a big beautiful open floor plan. All new kitchen cabinets, flooring and appliances! New, high quality flooring that looks like old boards in shades of grey. This house is as close to being a new house as you’ll find! Bright airy rooms opening up to a big Lanai and pool area, overlooking your lovely land and pastures. A shed row barn with 3 stalls, and one additional stall. Another building could create more stalls. All this in an Equestrian neighborhood with trails and safe riding/driving, close to everything, with easy access to I-75 and Gainesville. Only 10-20 minutes from most Equestrian venues.

Village at Hidden Lakes Mini-Farm


In the gated equestrian community of Village at Hidden Lakes, which offers private riding trails throughout and lots of green space, this 4+ acre mini-farm is an amazing find. The custom 4-bedroom, 2-bath home is beautifully maintained and if entertaining is a passion, the home includes a beautiful screened-in pool and hot tub, plus a spacious deck with plenty of room for grilling. Full-home generator is included, and farm has two separate entrances. The 3-stall barn offers ample space for a workshop or additional equipment and horses will love the private trails for riding and the 4 lush paddocks, three of which include automatic waterers. Located just minutes to HITS and WEC. Hidden Lake Farm is an amazing farm for those looking to live an active equestrian lifestyle.

Countryside Homestead


On 8+ acres, this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath classic farm house has been tastefully landscaped, with beautiful large oaks that whisper peace and tranquility. Overlooking the property, the home showcases hardwood and tile floors, a large indoor mud-room, and spacious master bedroom with en-suite on the ground-level. Two guest bedrooms and a bath are located upstairs. The cozy screened-in porch area and two-sided wrap around porch are spectacular spaces for relaxation or entertaining. Installed in late 2019, the sparkling above-ground pool is equally suited for guests. Beautiful pasture for hay and a small horse barn are included, and barn offers additional RV hookup. Complete with 200 ft. of HWY 329 road frontage, large two-car covered carport, and electronic gate off of 329.

Magical 10-Acre Farm


A spectacular 10 acre farm located in a pristine horse enclave in Fellowship. Five minutes to the World Equestrian Center— less than 10 minutes from HITS and OBS. Built with solid concrete construction to 17′ ceilings in over 3700 sq. ft. of living area with an eye for the details. Most rooms open to the large screen enclosed pool and hot tub with all a new brick pavers patio, covered lanai, great summer kitchen plus area for dining and attached wood deck with vine covered pergola. Follow the tree shaded lane over the bridge to a 6 stall center-aisle barn with A/C tack room, feed room and 1/2 bath. The 44′ x 60′ insulated metal building offers room for workshop, farm equipment, horse trailer and your RV! 16-20′ height, 4 sets of roll up doors and 2 RV hookups. This is a perfect property with magical appeal!

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At Showcase, we’re excited to list some of the most beautiful and well-equipped farms in the Ocala area. We have many options to choice from such as:

 Farms Over 500,000

Farms Under 500,000

  Horse Farms

 Track Properties

 Cattle Farms

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