A slice of heaven on the western most tip of Marin County offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own your own private Shangri-La. At 605 Horseshoe Hill you will find 65 +/- acres of agricultural paradise complete with lush pastures, meadows, majestic oaks, gardens, fruit trees, a renovated dairy barn, two story cottage, studio apartment, large horse barn, with immaculate arena and numerous outbuildings.
An adorable country farm house filled with charm and elegance complete with a private patio and porch.
Built in 1920 this sweet home was completely restored in 2008 to upgrade plumbing, electrical, forced air heat and its foundation. Original fir floors and painted tongue and groove walls are just a couple of the vintage touches in this 1574 +/- square foot home where a flag stone patio and a private garden greet will greet you and two detached garages include a drying room for the summer harvest.
Historic use of this property and the creative use of its buildings include a dairy, an equestrian facility, a country retreat with agricultural use, and events such as weddings,
a music venue and farm to table meals.
The South Barn
This large renovated barn is approximately 2935 +/- square feet of wood frame construction with concrete slab deck, a corrugated metal roof and a propane generator. The adjacent storage building adds another 240+/- square feet to what was originally built as a dairy barn in 1938.
Uses have included a working dairy (both Mattos and Balzan) farm to table events, fibershed fashion show, camps and weddings. There is a freestanding two room retreat apartment inside, plus several break out spaces and a large entertainment area.
The surrounding parklike setting is enhanced by the old water tower building.
Park and walk or trailer your horses to McCurdy or Randall Trail, Five Brooks, or Bear Valley. Enjoy easy access to the exquisite trails of the adjacent Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the Point Reyes National Seashore.
This ideal equestrian complex features a redwood barn with seven 12 x 14' stalls, gravel base with mats on top and removable walls between the stalls. At approximately 3700 +/- square feet, the barn includes two wash racks, a tack room and office with a kitchen plus a washer and dryer. The attached arena is 100 x 200' with a three foot high three-rail fence and a sloped base of rock, river sand and rubber for terrific drainage.
The channeled metal roof with clerestory windows features solar panels to maximize efficiency. The building is complete with a sprinkler system and a a water wheel. Built in 1998, this location was chosen for the shelter from the wind with plenty of parking and turn-around space for trailers.
LUSH PASTURES • GARDENS • TERRAIN
Majestic native oaks pepper the lush pastures. Sandy loam soil in numerous fenced and cross fenced pastures with shelters, paddocks and larger fields. Mature fruit trees, garden areas ready for spring plantings, lavender and rosemary walkways and a chicken coop frame level panoramic views among the gentle rolling hills.
Just south of the main cottage is a rugged studio apartment with a walk-in basement for laundry. The interior living area is 625 square feet +/- with an open floor plan featuring combined living/dining and kitchen, a bedroom alcove and a full bathroom. Softwood floors, ceramic tile and a wood burning stove date this country building to the 1930s. There is a propane furnace and cooking range with a vent hood and fan.