Ontario Estate Is A Best In Show Among Equestrian Properties

Set on 76 acres, this King City equestrian compound outside of Ontario, Canada, is the gold standard in luxury horse properties (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

With rolling hills, forests and lakes, the King City community of Ontario, Canada, is prime cattle and horse farm country. Yet it’s only 50 kilometers, or about 30 miles, north of the provincial capital of Toronto.

This 76-acre estate is representative of the crème de la crème of equestrian properties in the area.

front entrance and fountain at a king city estate in ontario toronto luxury home

Herringbone-patterned woodwork and stone create visual interest along the King City home’s exterior (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

The mostly flat property includes a sprawling main house sited to take in valley views, stables and a riding arena. The estate is equipped for those who may want to indulge in a serious hobby, show horses or breed them.

Lush landscaping lines the gated entrance to the driveway, which terminates at a fountain outside the entry. A steeply gabled cedar roof with dormer windows tops the natural stone façade.

foyer with windows looking outside at a king city estate near ontario, toronto, canada

Walls of windows take in the scenery in the King City home’s high-ceiling foyer (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

Wide etched sidelights flank the front door, which opens to a high-ceiling foyer. Opposite the entrance is a bank of windows that frame the outdoors and enclose a staircase with wrought-iron railings. The stairs descend to the lower level.

regal library/den in a king city equestrian estate outside of ontario, toronto, canada

Thick box beams top the King City home’s stately library, which has a fireplace (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

Formal rooms include a wood-paneled living room with a double-sided marble fireplace, a wood waffle ceiling and hardwood floors. A pocket door opens to the bedroom wing.

chef's kitchen with copper hood inside a king city equestrian compound barry cohen

A massive chef’s kitchen is among amenities. In the heart of the kitchen, a copper hood tops a broad island (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

The formal dining room can easily accommodate a table for 10.

skylights and windows flood king city dining room with natural light

Skylights and walls of glass keep the dining areas well lit (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

The center-island kitchen opens to an informal dining area with a stone fireplace. Banks of floor-to-ceiling windows bring in natural light. The space flows into a sitting area with a deck. Built-in storage and shelves surround yet another fireplace.

Luxurious King City horse Estate sitting on a hill surrounded by flowers and landscaping

The mostly flat property includes a sprawling main house sited to take in valley views, stables and a riding arena (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

A library, a wine cellar and a game room are among other living spaces.

swimming pool and deck with luxurious king city equestrian compound in the background

Stone pavers surround the home’s kidney-shaped swimming pool (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

The primary bedroom suite features dual walk-in closets, a sitting room and beamed ceilings. The room has a double-sided wood-burning fireplace and opens to a terrace.

private lake at a king city compound located at 14900 7th Concession road ontario

The private King City property also has is own lake (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

There’s also an alternate primary suite. An apartment off the foyer has a separate entrance for a total of eight bedrooms and 14 bathrooms.

white picket fencing at a luxury horse property in king city near toronto canada

White picket fencing lends a pastoral vibe to the King City equestrian compound (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

The lower level of the house contains an indoor pool, sauna and an exercise room.

riding arena barn at king city equestrian compound 14900 7th Concession road

Part of the world-class equestrian facilities include a massive barn that contains a riding arena, but could be converted to an indoor ice rink (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

Lawn at the back of the house gently slopes down to a kidney-shaped swimming pool. Flower beds and lampposts create a garden setting for the pool.

horse stalls run down a darkened corridor at a luxury king city equestrian estate canada

The King City estate is equipped for those who may want show or breed horses (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

The manicured green lawn continues in the riding areas, which are surrounded by white rail fencing. A pond and mature trees add to the bucolic setting.

massive barn at a king city equestrian compound 14900 7th Concession road near ontario

The riding arena inside the massive barn (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

The massive barn contains a riding arena, which could be converted to an indoor ice rink. It also includes horse stalls, a tack room, a manager’s office and an upper-level lounge to watch the action in the riding area below.

manager's office inside a horse barn at a luxury equestrian estate near toronto canada

A manager’s office overlooks the riding arena (BARRY COHEN HOMES).

Barry Cohen of Barry Cohen Homes is the listing agent for 14900 7th Concession Road, King City, Ontario. The asking price is CAD 20 million or about US $16.6 million.

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During four decades of covering luxury and celebrity housing, I’ve looked into people’s homes, lives and property records through many lenses. I was the Los Angeles Times Real Estate section editor for eight years, the Hot Property columnist for six and did stints as a newspaper reporter, copy editor and page designer. My work for The Times Business, Home and Real Estate sections has garnered in-house and national awards for blogging, editing and feature writing.

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