Horse Properties and Equestrian Real Estate for Sale
The lifestyle found in Longwood, Sanford and the Markham Woods corridor of Seminole County, Florida, is like none other with their sought after equestrian estate homes, horse farms and ranches for sale. The Seminole County lifestyle offers a perfect balance of full-scale equestrian amenities and palatial Southern living. The Markham Woods corridor is an elegant yet functional setting for the horse enthusiast with lush tropical equestrian estates.
The area features close proximity to a variety of activities such as:
- Downtown Orlando, I-4 and 417
- Riding trails
- Golf and tennis
- Fine dining
- As well as a short drive to Walt Disney World and Florida’s world renowned white sand beaches.
However, despite the ease of access to popular Florida hotspots, these areas offer a quiet reprieve from bustling city life allowing for quiet time with your horses.
Central Florida’s Horse Industry
Central Florida’s horse industry is highly diverse, supporting a wide variety of activities. It combines the primary rural activities of breeding, raising and training horses with the more urban activities of operating racetracks, off-track betting parlors, horse shows, polo, rodeos and other equine recreational pursuits. The Central Florida horse industry produces goods and services valued at $2.2 billion and has an overall economic impact estimated at an annual $6.5 billion. Central Florida is home to over 300,000 horses and more than 12,000 horse farms, creating more than 72,000 jobs.
Central Florida is home to nearly every breed of horse and is represented by equine champions known throughout the world. More than 240,000 Floridians are involved in the horse industry as owners, service providers and employees. Their breeders, owners, and trainers are drawn to Florida’s year-round moderate climate, mineral-rich water and soil, outstanding facilities and strong support industries.
Agricultural Business Climate
- Florida has no personal income tax
- When purchased from their original breeder, horses are exempt from sales tax
- Breeding stock is exempt
- Feed and animal health products, along with other specific items, are also exempt from state sales tax
- Florida's Greenbelt Exemption provides property tax breaks for Florida horse farms
Seminole County offers pristine and peaceful park-like settings which include distinctive horse properties, equestrian homes, horse farms, ranches, acreage and land for sale. It is not surprising that some of the most noteworthy horse properties reside on the Central Florida Real Estate market.
For a truly remarkable equestrian lifestyle consider Seminole County FL and the Longwood / Sanford FL - Markham Woods corridor.
If you are interested in purchasing equestrian properties, horse zoned properties in the Seminole County area contact Karen Arbutine and Associate’s today at 888.727.7778.