Situated in the rolling hills of Jefferson, NY, this 30-acre former horse farm offers incredible income potential as a wedding venue in one of the Catskills’ most beautiful areas. Currently an established business with 7 weddings booked for 2024, the property includes a farmhouse, 3,300 square foot renovated indoor event space, 10,000 square foot outdoor welcome area with a rose garden and lounge, a large pond, open meadows, and forest trails.

Former horse farm with event spaces and a farmhouse | 30 acre property with large pond, open meadows, and forest trails | 10,000 square foot outdoor welcome area with rose garden, lounge and full bar | Commercial and residential property uses allowed | Two-story unfinished barn with adjacent outdoor bathrooms | Finished event barn | One small outbuilding (former tack room used for storage) | Custom bathroom trailer | Turn-key business with 11% projected cap rate |

Farmhouse: Charming two bedroom, one bathroom 1,568 square foot farmhouse | Renovated kitchen space and formal dining room | Living room with cozy stove | Updated bathroom with large soaking tub and walk-in shower |

Indoor event space: 3,300 square foot renovated event space | Elevated patio overlooking meadow and pond |

See the original listing on Upstate Curious, or the brochure with additional financial information. Asking $650,000. Listed by Hillary Kolos, with the Upstate Curious Team at Compass. For inquiries, email or call/text (703) 405-9818.

Once a Horse Stable, Now an Airy Event Space:

Surrounded by mountain views and bucolic scenes, the property offers an easy flow for weddings and events. The welcome area revolves around the charming rose garden with hand-laid stone paths. Steps away is the main event space, a former horse stable that has been renovated to include tall ceilings, beautiful lighting, and an elevated outdoor patio overlooking the meadows and hills.

The grounds come equipped with a full bar, half-acre pond, fire pit area, meadows for outdoor ceremonies, a luxury bathroom trailer, and miles of trails across the property’s 30 acres. An unfinished barn sits on the property, waiting for an additional renovation, or for use as storage. The property is located on a county maintained road, has high-speed internet and a large parking area. Sale includes business name, logo, and other assets – as well as furnishings for a truly turnkey business (full list available).

Charming Two-Bedroom Farmhouse

Step into the charming 2-bedroom farmhouse, built in 1900. The first floor follows a traditional layout, with a renovated kitchen, spacious dining room, and a living room with a cozy wood burning stove. Off the first floor, an enclosed porch awaits those looking to enjoy a cup of coffee or a glass of wine while looking out onto the property. Up the stairs, two bedrooms queen-size bedrooms await. Positioned perfectly as “bridal suites,” the second floor provides the on-site getting ready space that so many event venues value. Additionally, this level features an updated bath with a soaking tub and walk-in shower.

More About the Area: Jefferson in Schoharie County, NY

Located just outside the village of Jefferson which is home to several well-regarded bars and restaurants including the Mill Pond Inn and Tavern, Buck Hill Farm, Middle Brook Mill and the Heartbreak Hotel. For those looking for something to do outside, Mine Kill State Park offers ample outdoor recreation, including disc golf, kayaking, snowshoeing, ice skating and cross-country skiing, with equipment for rent. Additionally, the Burnt-Rossman Hills State Forest provides over 10,500 acres of land for primitive camping, hiking, biking, and paddling. Nearby, a challenging two-mile hike up Mount Utsayantha allows hikers to take in a 360 degree view of the Western Catskills from its summit fire tower. Jefferson paints an ideal picture of the Western Catskills, which pairs perfectly with the romance of this venue and farmhouse.

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