If you have been looking for a house with a good deal of land then you may want to think about purchasing a horse ranch. You don't need to know a thing about horses for this type of property to be both beneficial and exciting for you to own. Here are some reasons you may not want to turn away from that horse property if it happens to have a house with it that you really like, it fits your budget and it has many other things about it that you and your family will like:
A horse property will give you the option of owning horses in the future
Even if you decide you don't want to own horses now, if there is the chance that you may want them in the future then you will already be set up and ready to go when the time comes. While you will need to learn all about caring for them if you have never had them, you will still be a big step ahead of the game when and if that day comes when you suddenly want one, or even more.
A horse property means a lot of space
If you decide that you never want to own horses, having that horse property available to you means space. You can remove anything horse related in the future and use the space for anything else you choose later on. You may want to turn that space into a tree farm, a huge garden, an area for other types of livestock or use it for anything else you decide you want to.
You can board horses for others
You can use the property as extra income by boarding your stables and other horse areas out to horse owners who don't have the facilities to house their own horses on their property. You can have the contracts set it up any way you want. This means you can specify that the owner will be the one who comes to feed, water, exercise and otherwise care for their own horse on a daily basis. However, if you choose to do some of those things for them, this can be included in the contract and it will allow you to charge a little extra with regards to your fees. Helping them out with their horses will also help you to prepare and learn, so you are closer to the necessary knowledge should you decide you do want one in the future.
Contact a local real estate agent for more information and assistance.