FIRESTONE FARM, CALEDON
One of the prettiest horse farms in Caledon. Charming 1857 stone residence with main floor master addition. The long tree-lined drive and gently rolling landscape encompassing 50 acres offers total privacy. The stable complex was built by Dutch Masters with the most recent isolation/breeding barn being completed in 2008. Both indoor and outdoor arenas have state-of-the-art fibre footing. Acres of cedar railed paddocks. Swimming pond. Clay tennis court.
Main floor master addition completed in 2005. The master wing design complements the main house with cathedral ceilings beamed with century hand-hewn beams, 5 piece en suite bathroom with heated floors, walk-in change room plus loft office. Steam shower in master bathroom. Floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace along the west wall of the master suite. Wet bar with stone counter. All stone floors in the master suite are heated. The master wing is joined by a long light-filled glass breezeway with heated stone floors. This breezeways acts as a large mud room. Pot lights
Open concept kitchen and dining area with large centre island, wide board antique floors, beamed ceiling, fireplace, custom window benches plus several walk-outs to the wrap-around porch and outdoor screened dining room. Pot lights
Large living room with fireplace, window bench and a walk-out to the west facing outdoor dining room. Tall beamed ceilings. Custom millwork and wide board antique floors. Pot lights.
4 bedrooms all with views and 4 piece bathroom
2 loft bedrooms, ample storage space and 4 piece bathroom
The lower level includes a 2 piece powder room, pantry, laundry room, utility room and a finished recreation room which would make a wonderful wine cellar with exposed stone walls! Tiled floor has in-floor heating.
The original bank barn was redone and dramatically expanded under the masterful eye of Dutch Masters Construction in 2005. The main barn has 25 stalls, wash stall, grooming stalls, attached insulated arena with fibre footing, tack rooms, over-sized laundry room, 2 large offices, bathroom, feed room, supplements room, 2 outdoor wash stalls and plenty of storage space. Outdoor ring with top-of-the-line fibre footing. Large hay loft. Shaving storage and manure storage area surrounded by large hedges and fully compliant with current Nutrient Management Act requirements.
Breeding Barn/Quarantine Barn
This barn is fully insulated with soaring panelled ceilings was completed in 2008. Attached breeding shed with rubber flooring & drain, dutch style doors plus truck door. 4 over-size stallion stalls, office, tack room, heated wash stall, plenty of ceiling fans.
Paddocks & Hot walker
Arrayed around the farm are 15 grass paddocks of various sizes, 4 run-in sheds & 5 all-weather paddocks. Large hot walker. Many paddocks are serviced by underground self-draining water hydrants. All paddocks are constructed of smooth rolled cedar rails.
Prime Caledon location on a quiet paved road
Caledon Equestrian Park: 20 minutes
Woodbine Racetrack: 35 minutes
Devil’s Pulpit and Osprey Valley golf courses: 10 minutes
Big box shopping: 7 minutes
Fire station: 2 km south (leads to insurance savings)
Schools: 2 km to Caledon Central P.S. or busing available to area private schools.
Other Property Details:
Boundary survey available
Farm class tax rate, 2016 taxes (full year): $8,970.87
1857 stone main house placed down a long tree-line drive
Deep swimming pond with dock, swim ladder and sun bathing rock ledge
Irrigated clay tennis court with changing hut
Geothermal heating and cooling for main house (installed in 2012)
Propane in-floor heating plus air conditioning for master wing (2005)
Staff accommodation includes a full service 2 storey 4 bedroom, 2 full bathroom facility with laundry and kitchen (agent and owner do not warrant retrofit status of staff accommodation)
Apple and pear trees are scattered across the property
Water softener, UV light
New roof and skylights installed on house 2011
2 fireplaces in original main house renovated and new liners installed 2015
New Chimney cap/screen installed 2015 on master addition chimney
Advantageous Microfit solar panels on barn installed 2013
15 paddocks plus 5 all-weather paddocks. All fencing done in rolled cedar.
4 run-in sheds
Automatic hot walker
Water hydrants near many paddocks
Garden sprinkler system
Septic system for barn and house
2 strong drilled wells (see below)
Barn drilled well installed by Fred Constable & Son in 2000. Well record indicates a 77 ft, 6 inch drilled well which produced 15 gallons per minute when drilled
House well record indicates that it is a 95 ft (5 inch) drilled well and produced 6 gallons per minute. Installed by Lunney Well Drilling.
Newly installed state-of-the art “Haven” fire extinguishing system (2016 – 10 units)
Feed-in Tariff Microfit Contract with Ontario Power Authority. 10 Kw solar array rating (direct current)
10 newly installed Haven
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