Black Crow Farm
42 Lawton Road
Shirley, Massachusetts 01464
- Price: 1,299,900 USD Property Area: 27.00 Acres
- Property Type: Home with existing horse facilities Property Use: Hobby Farm, Hunter Jumper, Dressage, English Riding, All Around
- Special Amenities: Pool, Heated, Inground pool, hot tub, large vehicle storage, quonset hu Utility Type: Electric, Well, Propane
- Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3.00
- Age: 1998 House Area: 3,193 Sq. Ft.
- For Sale By: Owner Architectural Style: Cape / Colonial / Contemporary
This is the one you’ve been looking for. Welcome to Black Crow Farm. Walk into this high-quality home with 3,200+ sq ft of living space with unbelievable extras throughout the 27 acre property. Open concept kitchen/family/dining area with massive 2-story hand crafted stone chimney wall, with working fireplaces on two levels. 1st floor Master Suite, TV room, powder room, Butler’s Pantry (with built-ins) and formal dining. Convenient laundry adjoins kitchen.
Bonus room with separate staircase could be a media/game room, 2nd office, teen or guest suite, or workout space. Three (3) large bedrooms with walk in closets in all. Extra closet space and storage throughout. Main master has double sink vanity, huge walk in closet & private door to the inground pool and hot tub back yard. The entire property is landscaped with hundreds of plantings and shrubs.
The 3-year old barn/indoor riding arena and paddocks are the view from the master with the grazing horses visible every morning. Rock walls and complete privacy abound.
It's private & quiet. A wide wrap around porch surrounds the main floor on three sides, with access from each room. All the first floor rooms have outside access, with the large master bedroom and the family room opening to the patio and pool/spa. The inside is a comfortable blend of open and personal, contemporary and traditional space. The large kitchen with high-end appliances, granite tops, instant hot water, and 6 burner, 2-oven Chef’s Stove, looks out onto a kitchen garden.
All the rooms have radiant heated floors for that luxurious feel. Recently installed 3-unit mini-split air conditioning. The second floor is balconied, has two large bedrooms, a full bath and a cozy space with its own stone fireplace. The entire house is full of natural light, 7 skylights, lots of space. The basement is roughed in for a future full bath.
Equine and outdoor amenities include a recently constructed Morton large 4-stall barn with water, electricity, bathroom, tack room and loft. Automatic no-freeze waterers. Grain/hay feeders, overhead lighting, and individual motor-encased (for safety) industrial fans in each stall. Extra pasture run-in. 66’x 100’ indoor riding arena (with high end ESI footings) with expansive translucent upper sidewalls, vented electric cupolas, premium footings and LED lighting. Grain/hay storage area, wash stall (hot/cold water) and heated tack room. Four (4) large paddocks. Miles of marked TRAILS on the property lead to abutting trails that beg to be explored, with rock walls, streams, and varied geography - perfect for horseback riding, dog walking or hiking
Next, there’s a completely fenced, completely landscaped private inground, heated pool with its own furnace and hot tub. Then, there are two more “Quonset Hut” style storage building, one big enough to hold campers, vehicles, lawn equipment, or lots of storage. In-ground automatic sprinklers front and back of the house. A Three (3) bay oversized, heated attached garage, with work bench built-ins complete this unbelievable package!
Ideal property for equestrian, dogs, hobby farmer with goats, chickens and desire for gardens or those seeking a peaceful country retreat. Some other “extras” you’ll be surprised to find: Huge stone fire pit for entertaining plus another smaller “kitchen” fire pit. “Silent Fence” for dogs included. Hard-plumbed propane gas grill included. High end washer/dryer – included. Secluded in its own high-on-the-hill setting, yet only 5 minutes from the Ayer commuter rail station to Boston, complete with a brand-new multi-level parking structure. Restaurants, grocery, and convenience stores in Ayer, literally less than 3 miles away. Don’t miss this hideaway with luxury, located in great location and low taxes.