A unique operating farm and equestrian property, this magnificent riverfront compound encompasses approximately 188 acres with frontage on the Ipswich River in Topsfield. This pastoral property includes hay fields, pastures, hillsides, apple orchard, two ponds, and scenic views, just 20 miles from Boston. The understated elegance in the c1900,10,000± square-foot residence, which was renovated from 2007 - 2009, combines luxury and comfort from the grand-scale two-story great room to the sumptuous, first floor master suite with fireplaced sitting room, his and hers closets, a pampering bath leading to an indoor spa. Other highlights include an oak-paneled library, a magnificent chef's kitchen with breakfast eat-in area, and a sun-room with walls of windows overlooking the property. The house has five bedrooms, eight baths, nine fireplaces, a separate one-bedroom apartment, and three-car garage. Impressive equine amenities include numerous barns, fenced paddocks, sand ring, miles of trails, a three-bedroom farmhouse, and additional workshops and equipment bays. Offering includes a 20+ acre building site with building permits, foundation, underground utilities and driveway installed.