Home New mexico real estate Sprawling 1,200-acre ranch in North Carolina sells for $ 7.19 million

Sprawling 1,200-acre ranch in North Carolina sells for $ 7.19 million


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A 1,200-acre ranch in North Carolina, larger than New York’s Central Park, sold for $ 7.19 million in record-breaking state ranch deal on Wednesday, Mansion Global has learned. .

Longhorn Creek Ranch’s seven-figure sale price is a record for the North Carolina Regional MLS, which covers real estate transactions for most of the southern half of Tar Heel state. It is also the best-known sale of an adjoining ranch in the state, according to Landmark Sotheby’s International Realty, which represented both sides of the deal.

While the property emphasizes its exterior offerings, it doesn’t slack off on its interior facilities.

Inspired by the architecture of Santa Fe, New Mexico, a 3,000-square-foot home with four wood-burning fireplaces, Saltillo tiles, two decks, and an observation area that overlooks the indoor arena sits atop the ranch’s main barn, designed by Stan Gralla, founder of GH2 Architects.

Equipped with 10 stalls, a large saddlery, veterinary laboratory facilities and an office, the main barn, as well as the house upstairs, incorporate a number of architectural elements, including carved beams. hand and old doors of a European church.

Scattered around the ranch, which was operated as an equine training

and a breeding facility, and a cattle ranching operation, are several guest lodges as well as additional amenities such as paddocks, outdoor arenas, paddocks and storage areas.

“Longhorn Creek is truly one of the nicest ranches in the Carolinas. It is a joy to

seeing an inherited property like this change hands from one family to another which

continue the rich tradition of stewardship of the land, ”said Nick Phillips of Landmark Sotheby’s International Realty in a statement.

Mr. Phillips represented the ranch buyers, organic meat producer Wilders.

Founded by Reid and Jaclyn Smith, Wilders is an agricultural company that supplies locally grown, ethically sourced and sustainably produced meat products. They plan to move to the ranch this month with their organic livestock and ranching operation, including pasture-raised chickens, Berkshire pigs, and certified Angus and Wagyu cattle.

“The growth of our farm over the past two years has only deepened our family’s appreciation for farming and farming,” Ms. Smith said in a statement. “We have found a tremendous opportunity to relaunch the Sampson County Ranch to establish Wilders operations.”

Lisa Sledzik and Joy Donat, also of Landmark Sotheby’s International Realty, represented the seller of the ranch, which Mansion Global could not identify.

This article originally appeared on Global Manor.