Gold Coast property that’s been home to 500 winning horses has hit the market

first_img16 Ascot Drive.“I gave up training but these have to be some of the luckiest stables on the Gold Coast,” the 73-year-old said. “There is a pattern of winning horses.Located two blocks away from Magic Millions, the 3858sq m property is opposite the Gold Coast Turf Club. High profile horse trainer Kevin Butcher is selling his horse stable and house in Bundall currently being used by fellow horse trainer Dave Kelly, who’s pictured with one of the race horses at the property. Picture by Scott FletcherYOU’LL be on to a winner if you take a chance on this Bundall property.More than 500 winning horses have trotted through the gates of the property that has hit the market for offers over $3 million. Dubbed the ‘Lucky Horse Shoe’, 16 Ascot Drive in Bundall comes with a four-bedroom house, 38 stables, an equine pool and horse walker — plus a very good chance of winning the next race. 16 Ascot Drive, Bundall.Magic Millions race winner Warrior Girl, who was trained on the property, scooped more than $250,000 in 2010, according to owner Kevin Butcher who bought the property 30 years ago.Mr Butcher, who retired from racing in 2009, has since rented his home to horse trainer Dave Kelly.Mr Kelly said several winning horses were stabled on the property, including thoroughbreds Aldini, Camillo and Hison. “The horses bring in a really good turn-over and my clients who come anywhere from Japan to New Zealand are pretty happy with the big bucks the horses are making,” Mr Kelly said.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North10 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago 16 Ascot Drive, Bundall.“It comes down to how relaxed the horses are on the property, it is really private and peaceful.“The stables are tucked away behind the house and the open areas and breezes make for very comfortable stables.”The home was built by Mr Butcher six years ago and has high ceilings, cedar shutters and an ensuited main bedroom with a spa. 16 Ascot Drive.Knobel and Davis Property Services agent Brett Laws is marketing the property and said it was one of the Gold Coast’s few remaining blue chip operational stables. “It is an ideal home for the next top trainer or to lease out,” Mr Laws said.“There are two round yards, a sand roll, tack rooms, a feed shed and a manager’s office. It’s fully operational.”last_img read more

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