Calling all Horse Lovers: This 353-Acre Virginia Estate is a Bona Fide Equestrian Paradise
Newstead Farm is a 353-acre horse farm in Upperville, about a one-hour drive from Washington, D.C. Founded in 1936 by thoroughbred racer Taylor S. Hardin, the sprawling country estate has been owned by Bertram and Diana Firestone—a couple known for their thoroughbred programs, and whose filly, Genuine Risk, won the 1980 Kentucky Derby—since 1991.
The property boasts a Georgian-style main house dating back to the 1800s, exquisite gardens with four Koi ponds and a 40,000-gallon pool, six horse barns featuring 61 stalls, 10 fields and 16 paddocks, a Grand Prix derby field, two guests houses, six tenant houses, a 3,400-square-foot office and so much more.
"It’s a beautiful setting—it’s got something for everybody, aside from the great equestrian facilities," Washington Fine Properties listing agent Kathryn Harrell told Mansion Global. "It’s a beautiful home, beautiful gardens, with ponds, trails and privacy."
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