Ocala Ranches Magazine - Winter 2022

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Ranches OCALA

Winter 2022

Ocala’s Premier Horse Farm Listings Over $1 Billion Sold

OcalaRanches.com Ocala’s #1 Selling Broker George DeBenedicty Broker (352) 895-8900

Over $1 Billion Sold Experience - Performance - Results

American Eagle Farm George de Benedicty founded Pegasus Realty & Associates, Inc. over 40 years ago. Since then we have sold over $1 Billion of Horse Country’s Finest Farms, Training Centers and Acreages; becoming the leader in equine property sales. We understand equine properties because we are deeply engaged in all aspects of the business. George owns and operates American Eagle Farm (pictured above), and races Thoroughbreds on both the East & West coasts. He is also involved in the show circuit and eventing. We use this knowledge to find the perfect property for you and your horses when you are looking to buy. We will find the horsemen that your property is the perfect match for when you are looking to sell. Ocala is not just a location, it’s a lifestyle.

The Blueberry Farm Located in NW Ocala


55 Acres - Blueberry Farm 5/5.5 home - Apartment - Covered & outdoor arena - 35 stalls $2,875,000 State of the art 55 acre Dressage & Breeding farm, adjoining famous Adena Springs Farm. This property has it all: Luxurious yet rustic main residence, overlooking the in ground pool and tennis court, a CEM approved quarantine barn with 18 stalls, and a training barn with 17 stalls, round pen, dressage arenas etc.The house features an open concept in a 2 story A Frame style with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. The huge kitchen with open family room area gives you that down home ranch feeling as soon as you enter this grand house. The farm is a super Dressage and Breeding center boasting 2 large riding arenas, one of which is covered. Main Training barn features rubber paver in the center aisle, 17 extra large padded stalls, a lounge and a second story viewing lounge. A second large 18 stall barn is set up for the breeding or quarantine part of the farm, recently updated with upstairs apartment for farm workers. Many large shaded paddocks and open pastures for mares and foals. This farm offers unlimited potential in the Horse Capital of the World and offers a great income potential using the CEM quarantine facilities and renting out dry stalls during the show season. - 4600 Sq Ft house with 5 suites + 2 luxury guest sheds on 2.5 acres all fenced with swimming pool and tennis court. - Red Barns: 18 CEM approved quarantine stalls with fans and fly spray system, cameras, including 1 foal/emergency double stall with paddock, turn out paddocks and a covered round pen with professional footing. Includes a 2 bedrooms apartment and a shed office with air conditioner. - Covered arena with professional footing, irrigation and light for night riding. - Huge outdoor arena 130 x 230’ with irrigation and professional footing. - 17 14’x12’ stalls luxury barn with fans and fly spray, 2 restrooms, 2 wash stalls and an air conditioned client’s lounge with full kitchen. - Outdoor round pen. - Warehouse/Equipment Room. -LISTING CONSISTS OF 2 PARCELS-

Fellowship Training Center Located in NW Ocala

86 Acres - FELLOWSHIP TRAINING CENTER Income producing - Irrigated 3/4 mile track - 5 barns - 144 stalls $3,150,000 Approx 4 miles to WEC. Extremely useful 86 acre training center in the heart of Ocala horse farm country, with irrigated 3/4 mile track with working gates. 5 block shedrow style barns, great rental income, lots of paddocks over 144 stalls, Steady tenants with an excellent income stream. All fenced into numerous paddocks. Farm has several apartments


George DeBenedicty & Adrian Bell

Paddock Park Farm Luxury Farm


4.68 Acres Residence with Pool - 17 Stall Barn with Apartment - $1,199,000 Stunning completely custom 4.68 acre equestrian estate. This breathtaking 4 bed 3.5 bath pool home and 17 stall barn & apartment have been completely remodeled with the best of materials. Everything is new. Located in the heart of town, minutes to Publix, WEC, schools, & shopping. Once you open up the front door to the grand entrance and chandelier you know this place is special. Home features the best finishes with it’s open floorplan with views outside of every window. Large living area opens up into the dining area that’s a chefs dream. There is a downstairs master and upstairs master with en-suite bathrooms and walk in closets with custom shelving. The large screened in pool is perfect for entertaining. The farm features 5 paddocks, an unbelievable 17 stall show barn with separate tack/feed/bathroom, washracks, flyspray system, clean & dirty shavings bin and a very nice barn apartment. 5 www.OcalaRanches.com

20 Acre Farm Land Located in NW Ocala

20.21 Acres - 20 ACRE PRISTINE FARM LAND Gated Entrance - Block barn - Wood barn - 12 stalls $1,896,000 Gorgeous piece of land, high and dry, on a quiet country road, directly across from the main gate of beautiful Robert’s Quarter horses farm.This property features many prime spots to build your dream home. Ready for your horses with 2 barns on the property: Main barn has a new roof and newly installed underground power leading to the barn, 4 stalls, a separate wash bay, tack room and air conditioned office with 1/2 bath. The second barn is a typical Florida Yearling barn with a center aisle and 8 stalls. This is a very sturdy barn built entirely out of 100% pressure treated wood and also has a new roof. Land has been freshly groomed, fertilized & treated for weeds, trees have been pruned, all the maintenance has been done. Front fence has been replaced with creosote 4 board fencing, the property has 2 wells, one of which has been installed this year, both wells have oversized pressure tanks. New gated entrance with lights, 4’x4’x8’ custom stone columns and a 16’ double swing, 6’ high custom aluminum gate with a separate power service for the gate.Brand new driveway! This is the gem you have been looking for in the Ocala Horse country Golden Corridor.

20NWAcre Farm Horse Country

20 ACRE FARM OR INVESTMENT 3 story home, 4,300 sqft - $850,000 Stately home of over 4300 ft.² of living space. The 3 story, 5bedroom/4 bath custom built home has brand new appliances, new paint job and lots of great living space for the large family. Located on top of a hill, you will enjoy great views from any direction. Lots of green pasture, mature trees and a nice spring fed pond add to the country feeling of this property. The residence features 10’ ceilings throughout most of the home with 20’ ceilings in the great room. Ground level has a very large rec room, laundry room and a safe room/hurricane shelter with 12” walls that also has a full bath. First floor features a huge living room, kitchen with Eat in area, all new appliances and formal dining room. Second floor has three large bedrooms & three baths, balcony and terrific views over the picturesque farm land. Additional acreage available. 7 www.OcalaRanches.com

Whispering Knoll Farm Located in NW Ocala

19.44 Acres on 225A - WHISPERING KNOLL FARM 4 bed/3 bath - Luxurious outdoor pool & gazebo - Apartment - 4 stalls $3,300,000 Stunning Curb Appeal on NW Ocala Millionaire’s Row within a small private gated community: The sweeping tree lined drive takes you to the top of the hill to the custom built tastefully appointed 4/3 Home surrounded by lush landscaping and views that let you enjoy both beautiful sunrises and gorgeous sunsets. For the horse enthusiast is a riding arena, a concrete block stable with 4 stalls and rubber pavers in the center aisle, a covered area for hay, equipment and/or additional space for 4 more stalls. The barn also features a very nice guest or manager’s apartment. This luxurious estate is just about 3 miles from the new WEC.


George DeBenedicty & Adrian Bell

817Located Acre Farm in Micanopy

Great Location, One of a kind Custom pool home - Several Barns - $13,750,000 Amazing 800 acre wildlife preserve and horse farm, this farm has it all. The stately home was crafted by a top designer basically having three homes in one. Featuring a huge kitchen five bedrooms and four baths with a courtyard style area with inground pool. Many custom features include a deluxe kitchen, custom cabinetry, formal dining, private den, spacious master suite, plus guest quarters overlooking lush green pastures and pool. Additional farm amenities include a 12 stall center aisle barn, a 40X60 large barn with 14 foot sliding doors, a maintenance shop, small house plus 2 mobile homes. The separate gated entrance off 318 leads to a 24 stall barn with apartment, a covered Eurociser & a swimming pond for horses that is perfect for lay ups or conditioning your horses, RV hookups, and lush green paddocks with automatic waters. www.OcalaRanches.com


76 Acres Located in Williston

76 Acres - Large Oaks Fully Fenced - $895,000 Great horse or cattle farm fully fenced with great pasture, large oak trees for shade and a small pond providing natural water for your livestock. This nice level 76 acre vacant parcel is ready to develop your farm. If peace & quiet is what you are looking for this is the property for you. Close to town with shopping, banks & restaurants and a short drive to Ocala to all the horse venues. Priced to sell!


George DeBenedicty & Adrian Bell

Hwy 225A Training Center Located in NW Ocala

15 Acres - Millionaire’s Row 12 Stall Barn - 2 Apartments - Fully fenced $1,175,000 Located on 225A, this Millionaire’s Row training center boasts 15 acres of beautiful land complete with grandfather oak trees. The property features a 12 stall center aisle concrete block barn complete with a feed and tack room, wash rack, and 2 income-producing apartments. An additional apartment above the viewing stand and 7 paddocks make this a well-equipped training center for all breeds with room to modify to your liking. This location is incredibly desirable and central, only 4 miles to WEC with everything else one could need in the vicinity as well. Adjoining property available for purchase.



10 Acre Show Farm Located in NW Ocala PENDING

10 Acres - Hunter/Jumper Estate 3/2 home - 100’x200’ Arena - Apartment - 14 Stall barn - $1,950,000 Gorgeous turn key Hunter Jumper or Dressage estate in the heart of NW Ocala. This 10 acre farm has everything you need for your hobby, amateur, or professional operation. The recently remodeled 3 bedroom 2 bath home features its own separate gated entrance to keep it private from all the horse traffic around the barn. Home features a circular driveway, a large outdoor kitchen & outdoor fireplace, all stainless appliances, large office, huge primary suite, 2 car garage, and a diesel generator. Between the home and the 14 stall barn are 9 paddocks, a 100’x200’ irrigated GGT arena with french drains and crushed concrete base, a large grass riding area including a bank complex with stone wall, and a pond accented by 2 fountains and firepit with stone bridge. The spacious center aisle barn has its owned gated entrance, 14 stalls, 2 washracks, grooming area, office/apartment, full bath, and has 4 RV plugs. 12 George DeBenedicty & Adrian Bell

High Country Training Located in NW Ocala

77 Acres - HIGH COUNTRY TRAINING CENTER 5/8 irrigated track - Horse swimming pond - 20 stalls $3,200,000 Amazing 77 Acre working horse farm, with 5/8 mile irrigated dirt track, 6 furlong Turf track. Also a spring fed horse swimming pond with professional dock for easy handling. The 20 stall barn is completely renovated with a top notch apartment, and great views of the farm. Entrances on US Hwy 27 and NW 160th Ave, new paved driveways, this is truly a perfect farm for any breed or to train any type of horse, Only a few miles from HITS.



Peninsula Farm Located in NE Ocala

316 Acres - PENINSULA FARM 3 residences - Covered arena - 5/8 track - 14 barns - 223 stalls $9,000,000 Built on a gorgeous 316 acres close to town, Peninsula Farm is the perfect training center for all breeds. The main entrance is conveniently located on highway 441, making it very accessible from all directions and close to all major equestrian venues. Peninsula farm features a large covered riding arena with attached barn, an upstairs apartment (unfinished), a 5/8 mile track, 14 barns with a total of 223 stalls, and a breeding shed. There is new metal roofing on several buildings. There are many lush turnouts and excellent, large broodmare pastures. Currently, Peninsula is a fully rented income producing facility. The property has 3 residences, perfect for caretakers and trainers or even as winter show season rentals. The farm is fully fenced and sits high & dry on a scenic hillside. The possibilities are endless, the location and layout of this farm offer many different scenarios for the savvy developer. 14 George DeBenedicty & Adrian Bell

Hwy 318 Farm Located in NW Ocala

15.24 Acres - HWY 318 Farm 3 homes - Remodeled - 2 entrances $599,000 NW Horse Country: Income producing property! 3 homes on 15 high & dry acres: Lovely 3/2 older home that has been remodeled over the years and 2 older mobile homes that are currently rented. Good tenants that would love to stay if buyer would be interested. There are 2 entrances to the farm, one on CR 318 that leads to one of the rentals, and the main residence farm entrance is located right off Highway 318 on a very quiet country side road. Great gumbo soil for lush pastures. Surrounded by famous farms like Adena Springs & Jackson, this property is perfect for the horse enthusiast that would like some extra income or needs extra housing for trainer or farm help. Minutes to shopping, banking & restaurants in Williston, 20 minutes to Ocala & Gainesville. www.OcalaRanches.com


HwyLocated 329 Beauty in NW Ocala

8 Acres - Hwy 329 Land New perimeter fencing - Arena with lights $599,000 Perfect little setup on 8 acres with riding arena & floodlights already in place on a beautiful rolling country road in NW Marion county. Surrounded by large million dollar farms, this smaller acreage farm is just the right size for your private farm. Several nice home sites to choose from.


George DeBenedicty & Adrian Bell

Mayo West Farm Located in NW Ocala Cover Farm

108 Acres - Mayo West Farm 4 bed / 5 bath home - 5/8 mile track - 4 barns - 74 stalls $3,550,000 This is the iconic 109 acre Mayo West Farm in NW Ocala. Located accross the street HITS, and 15 minutes from WEC. This farm is perfectly set up for a breeding, or pinhooking and training facility. Ideal for any operation. 74 stalls total between a stallion barn, brood mare barn, equipment barns, approx. 30 turnout paddocks with automatic waterers, equine swimming pond and 5/8 track with starting gate. The large, lush pasture areas are also great for cattle or to create additional paddocks. The 3,123 square foot main residence offers 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 2 half bath as well as a gorgeous circular drive and fountain. Home is very open and spacious and has a split floor plan with office. Great views of the farm throughout all the windows.

Call Kirk Webby (908) 339-1097

20 Acres - Fredericks Equestrian 3/2 house - 4 apartments - Jumper & dressage arena - 20 stalls $2,200,000 Here’s a one-time opportunity to buy this complete 20 acre equestrian facility. This well-maintained property has it all -- home, barn, arenas, housing, paddocks, trees! It’s currently home to an Olympic equestrian. The home is perfect for living and entertaining, featuring a kitchen with huge island and stainless steel appliances flowing out to a screened-in pool and spa and outdoor bar and entertainment area; large master bedroom with walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom with soaking tub. 20 spacious stalls wrap around a beautiful courtyard leading to an office with a full bathroom. For additional housing, there’s a large managers apartment with a screened-in porch, a 1-bedroom 1-bath apartment, and 2 tiny houses -- plenty of accommodations for staff and guests. There are also 8 RV hookups. 2 tack rooms, 5 wash bays, a laundry room, and a feed room round out the barn. For storage, a large workshop and shed provide plenty of space for hay and shavings and equipment. Central to the training amenities are a 150’ X 250’ Wordley-Martin riding arena with GGT footing and an international-sized dressage ring. There are also 18 paddocks with 6 run-in shelters and more than 60 mature oak trees. This property is perfect for horses and humans. Don’t miss your opportunity to own it! Call and schedule your showing today. 30

Call Helen Barbazon (352) 207-0286

220 Acres - Plesant Acres Farm 3/3.5 house - Eurociser - 32 paddocks - 7 barns - 105 stalls $5,400,000 Desirable Location in the Horse Capital of the world! This exquisite income producing Equine estate is located only 17 minutes from the World Equestrian Center set to be the largest in the nation! Just 5 minutes from HITS, and 25 minutes from Ocala Breeders Sales, this sprawling 220 acres boasts a custom built 3 bed & 3.5 bath executive home perfect for entertaining with a pool/ spa cabana, and outdoor stone fireplace over looking beautiful barns and lush paddocks. If you like to play golf or just want to sharpen up your game no worries, your own golf simulator room is included with this fabulous home. 1 Double wide mobile home, 7 barns totaling 105 stalls, including an office and apartment for quests, 32 paddocks, 2 round pens, 1 eurosizer and a mechanics shop with shed for shavings and hay.

20 Acre Equestrian Estate Great Location

20 Acres - Elegant French Chateau Pool - Pond- Barn $5,700,000 Only 5 miles from WORLD EQUESTRIAN CENTER you’ll find one of Ocala’s Premier equestrian estates. CHÂTEAU EQUESTRE: This property combines the best of both worlds… architecture and a remarkable nature setting with 3 ponds, fountains, pathways, flowerbeds, bridges, lush Fields and paddocks all work together to create an enchanting ambience all on your private gated 18 acre estate. The main home and guest home are over 11,000 ft.², completely restored in 2016 and remodeled in 2020 and 21. Italian travertine floors ,a new 40 year concrete slate style roof, all new bathrooms, beautiful new Alderwood kitchen cabinets, the addition of a fabulous family room complete with fireplace and summer kitchen overlooks a beautiful Koi filled pond with fountain and elaborate flower gardens. The main house has six bedrooms and five baths. An expansive entry complete with hand cut stone spiraling staircase lead to the master suite with a fireplace sitting room, Summer kitchen and guest suites each equipped with private balconies. There are many beautiful details such as beamed elaborate ceiling, Chandeliers, an elevator, 13 highly energy efficient air conditioners, 2 wells, the property is fenced & cross fenced, and completely irrigated. Summer kitchen and guest suites each equipped with private balconies. Guest home, pool area and barn.

Call Janelle Mertins at (352)895-5554 or jrmertins@aol.com

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Aviation Estates

• 3 Gorgeous Acres dotted with Granddaddy Oaks • Double ovens, six burner gas stove, island with • 4 bedroom suites with private baths, 1 half bath vegetable sink and vacuum system • Cabana with bath and outdoor cook area • Gentlemen’s study/media room • Formal dining room, living room with fireplace • 350 SQ. FT. summer kitchen with full bath and formal kitchen OFFERED WELL BELOW APPRAISED VALUE OF $2.4 Million

Bring All Offers! Call JAnelle for Details


Vacant Land


38 Ac - NW 160th Land

28.5 Ac - W Hwy 329 land Land

8 Ac - W Hwy 329 Land

10 Ac - Hwy 41 Land

1,004 ft road frontage - Fenced - $495,170



Fenced - Well & septic $549,000

Well & Power - Stocked Pond $180,000

George DeBenedicty & Adrian Bell

The Pegasus Realty Team is growing We are proud to report that we have reached over

$1 Billion

in horse farm sales in the Ocala area. This is a milestone that has not been accomplished by any other Broker in Ocala / Marion County!

Our Agents Gigi Ansell Mildred Arent Helen Barbazon Adrian Bell Gilma Carmona Victoria DeBenedicty Ashlyn Dellheim Hannah Eyster Kristin Gjelaj Dean Graham Joseph Gravois Karen Grimes

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Sonja Haught Dorothy Henry Heather Mangus Janelle Mertins Sherry Pouliot Mary Pruett Julio Rada Kimberly Shore Peter Szunyogh Kirk Webby Tayler Weiskopf Jeffrey Wood

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Thank you to all of our friends and clients for an amazing year! SOLD


366 Acres - Clear Creek 8 Bedroom home - 17 stalls $8,000,000

44 Ac Farm Large Owners Residence $2,500,000

19 Ac - Seven Gables Farm 3/3 home - barn- $975,000

13Ac - Gentleman’s Farm 3/3 Home - 6 stall barn $935,000

18+Ac - Farm 9 stall Barn - $850,000

10+ Ac Farm 4/3 Home - Large barn $755,000





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