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I had a very interesting and smart offer today…
A reader is selling her lovely horse property. She has taken it off of the MLS and her plan is to sell it unconventionally – via a mention on this blog (and others, I’m sure). If she sells her home via this blog, she will gift $10,000 to the Horse and Man Foundation!
The only stipulation is that the buyer has to mention Horse and Man to the Owner upon viewing the house or striking the deal.
She asked me if I would be interested. I said I’d have to check out her listing and see…
I looked at the house and I wanted it (lovely, 53 acres, riding trails, barn, indoor arena, great house…) so I figured someone out there would, too.
I said, “Absolutely, I will write about your lovely horse property for sale”.
I sit here, smiling, wondering if this could work… Wouldn’t that be something if one of you wanted exactly this house?!
A dream come true for everyone!
TO REITERATE, PLEASE SHARE AND SPREAD THE WORD! LET’S SEE IF WE CAN BE THE KEVIN BACON OF NON-PROFITS!!
Do you know that joke about 7 Degrees of Separation between any one person and Kevin Bacon? Well, the gist of it is that everyone knows each other – eventually.
So, I’m crossing my fingers that someone out there knows the next owner of this house (or they know someone who knows someone who knows someone who wants this house) and that that person will mention HORSE AND MAN to the present owners – and the Horse and Man Foundation will receive a huge gift, $10,000.
HERE WE GO! – please share!
Here is a personal note from the owner:
Stunning horse property with lots of opportunities: indoor arena (60 x 130 Morton building, separate driveway), fenced fields (14 acres total), trails, pond, ideal for cross-country course. Run a small boarding/training facility, an equine therapy program, retreats. Host clinics or local get-together’s, 4-H, or Pony Club.
1821 Colonial homestead, masterfully renovated. 4 BR, 3.5 BA. Expansive country kitchen (cathedral ceiling, granite and wooden counters (American Chestnut 1890’s), stainless appliances, breakfast nook), mudroom, laundry room, four working fireplaces. Antique barn, 10 stalls, post & beam hayloft. Other outbuildings: detached 60 x 130 Morton building with separate driveway, extra deep 4-bay detached garage: storage for vehicles, equipment, workshop. Quaint cottage (full kitchen & bath) for care-taker, guests, home office or retreat space.
14 acres of fields high & dry, small pond, and 35 acres forest. Horse Power!
Check out the pictures and feel the opportunity and life-giving energy of this incredible property at the foothills of the Berkshires in Westhampton, MA. Minutes from Northampton (A special blend of urban and rural, historic and contemporary, intellectual, artsy, athletic, and entrepreneurial energy, the area is kind of like “New England with a Twist.”),
The website listing is linked here. (The pictures can enlarge if you go to the site)
Call to set up an appointment: 413-324 8273
The webpage is: http://www.mindful-connections.com/westhampton-farm
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ALL PROCEEDS SUPPORT THE BUCKET FUND!
LOVELY, demure sky blues necklace/bracelet! Only $28
Czech glass beads of sky blue and clear blue and frosted blue with handmade Sterling flower at crystal closure. 18″
SOLD! THANK YOU!!
FEBRUARY BUCKET FUND! Healthy, Beautiful, Plump and PREGNANT!…PERFECT FOR THE KILL BUYER! EMERGENCY FUNDS NEEDED TO SAVE THESE WILD AND PREGNANT MARES!
What a dreamy property! Come on, Warriors, we can do this! Shared and shared and shared, and sent up a prayer :)
Dawn, you rock the equine-in-need community. I hope and pray Horse and Man Foundation gets this donation :)
Just love that goat!
I KNOW….!!!!! TELL EVERYONE YOU KNOW! What a great funding idea! She saves on the realtor fees
and Non-Profits benefit!
WOW! I LOVE this place!