Prime 78 acre Equestrian Estate includes Tortuga Inn, a successful Bed & Breakfast Artisan Retreat, with nearly a mile of Tippecanoe River frontage, and offering multiple sources of revenue and business potential. This magnificent one-owner property is centrally located less than two hours from Chicago, Indianapolis, and Fort Wayne, two miles from Arens Field Airport, four miles from Tippecanoe River State Park, and a short 30 minute drive to Culver Academies. A dream property for an investor to further develop or for the discerning buyer wanting a luxurious equestrian estate. Designed by a visionary, naturalist, and renowned Artist, the entire property is a life's work of art! Opening in 1994, The Inn and Guest House are privately tucked away overlooking the river with mature landscaping surrounding the property and its many intimate outdoor gathering spaces. The Inn's main house features 21 foot ceilings, natural wood accents, walls of windows, and open community spaces. There are 4 lower level-suites, 2 upper-level guest rooms with shared bath, a commercial rated dream kitchen, and a private Inn Keeper's loft space overlooking the stunning two-story, guest entry foyer. The guest house features two private suites, both include a kitchenette, and surrounds you with the same blend of artistic flair and comfort that thousands of guests have enjoyed over the decades it has hosted. Several other private sleeping quarters are speckled around the Estate including a third small house with bath and kitchenette, two primitive cabins overlooking the river, and a bunkhouse in the original barn which sleeps 17 and has dual multi-person bathroom facilities. Total guest capacity is 40 hosted, not including primitive tent camping spaces along the river and throughout the property. The equestrian facility includes a 232' x 72' indoor sand footing riding arena with three private observation areas. The original 1916 multi-stall barn features a hoop hayloft, barn office, grooming space, and bunkhouse. An additional state-of-the-art 14 stall barn features gorgeous 12'x12' stalls with sliding doors, tack room, wash stalls, and grooming area. Just a few steps away is the 36'x220' shedrow with 40 10'x10' permanent stalls and a 36'x110' covered shed for equipment or hay storage. There are several smaller sheds and outbuildings for animal husbandry, and an outlying observation building. This riverfront Estate is a canvas for future business growth or private enjoyment.
Listing courtesy of Bobbi Benish from Benish Real Estate Group
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