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Peaceful and serene, consisting of 135 acres of wooded rolling hills, the landscape of Long Meadow Acres has been refined for over 100 years and is now a mixture of mature hardwood forest, pasture, and a variety of stunning ornamental trees. From its elevation, it also offers a panoramic 40-mile view of the Cumberland Valley.In addition to its spectacular landscape, Long Meadow has 4 residential houses, 2 small cabins, a swimming pool, tennis court, rifle range, multi-stall horse stable, and number of farm buildings. Previously a working farm and equine breeding operation with 50 acres of pasture, the close proximity to Virginia and Maryland makes it an ideal place to participate in many equestrian pursuits. The Pennsylvania Breeding Fund offers the greatest financial incentives of any state to people raising thoroughbreds.An easy commute to nearby metropolitan areas (Baltimore, DC, Harrisburg, Frederick, Gettysburg- all within 90-mins) makes it well suited for ~Family Compound ~Working Farm ~Equestrian or Sporting Estate ~Corporate, Alumni, or Religious Retreat ~Rehabilitation ~Bed and Breakfast ~Event/Wedding Facility ~Private Club, Shooting Preserve, Golf Course, Sporting Clays ~Development into Smaller Estates.The centerpiece of the houses is the 8,300 square foot home with gorgeous stone and wood work and custom cabinetry. Spacious and family friendly with 3 master suites, 2 additional bedrooms, multiple living areas, 3 fireplaces, and pool, the layout is ideal for entertaining groups or gathering with family and friends. The 2,500 sqft detached garage includes a workshop and sunroom.While the upstairs is perfect for day to day living, family gatherings and intimate dinner parties, the downstairs was designed for larger dinner parties and gatherings of up to 150 people. With a beautiful mahogany bar, dining area, and great room, it is adjacent to a larger catering kitchen and walk-in pantry. From this lower level space, doors open out to the pool and slate patio.Perfect as a guest house or full-time residence, known as the white house, is a 3,600 square foot, 4 bedroom, 2 bath, with kitchen, living room, den and all-season screened porch offering an excellent view of the meadow.Near the upper entrance is a 1,608 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 bath house and situated by the main entrance is a 2,038 square foot, 4 bedroom, 2 bath house with an attached apartment, including bath and kitchenette.The seasons at Long Meadow Acres are distinct and beautiful. Year-round horseback riding, hiking, nature and wildlife walks, and riflery are all available on-premises.In the spring, Long Meadow Acres comes alive as the many ornamental trees burst into full bloom. Additionally, South Central Pennsylvania's legendary limestone streams and rivers afford great fishing nearby, with some of the finest trout fly fishing in the world available only 1 ~ hrs away at the Home Waters Club.Summer is an ideal time to be outdoors, taking in the lush landscape and enjoying the area~s many available activities including riding, hiking, tennis, fishing, picnics and swimming, and golfing at any of the area~s many courses.Fall is arguably the most spectacular time of year at Long Meadow Acres as the hardwood trees explode with color. During October and November the property abounds with whitetail deer, wild turkeys, and small game. The acreage is surrounded by other large forested tracts of land, making it an ideal place for wildlife. Off-property, the Hill Country shooting preserve is just 10 minutes away in Blue Ridge Summit.Winter is also a beautiful here and the holidays are an extra special time to come together with family, friends and colleagues to admire the natural beauty at Long Meadow Acres. Snow sports are available at nearby Ski Liberty and Whitetail Resorts.Regardless of the season, Long Meadow Acres is a special place to explore and experience nature and nearby community events and festivals which abound all year.

Listed by Paul D Gunder and Matthew E Gunder of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage-Waynesboro

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