Nationally historic Undulata is a beautiful estate located 30 minutes from Louisville in Shelbyville, KY. Situated on nearly 93 acres, the property includes a magnificent 3-story main house built in 1903, a renowned working horse farm facility, and five additional residences. Undulata has produced countless champion Saddlebreds, including the famed ''Undulata's Nutcracker''. The facilities include six barns, indoor and outdoor riding arenas, numerous paddocks, along with ample housing for the farm employees. Designed by the Louisville architectural firm of McDonald and Sheblessy, the main house, with 10,265 square feet, has nine bedrooms and six baths. The wide center hall showcases a beautiful cherry staircase that accesses all three floors.The first floor includes two sitting parlors, a large dining room and a library all adorned with fabulous crystal chandeliers. The second and third floors accommodate the bedrooms, each with its own fireplace. Despite the age of the home, the kitchen and baths have all been remodeled and offer modern amenities while still retaining the Neo-classical charm of the home. The kitchen wing includes a spacious center island and a large gas range with a unique iron hood. The sunny adjacent hearth room provides a cozy sitting area featuring a fireplace and built-in work area. A glassed-in sun porch and large laundry room complete the space in the kitchen wing.
Undulata Farm represents one of the best turn-of-the-century farm complexes in the state of Kentucky. The property contains two fishing lakes, an original ice house, an old smoke house, and a stately main entrance with electric wrought iron gates. The historical charm of this estate lends itself to possibly being a wonderful corporate retreat, or a popular bed and breakfast, as well as maintaining its current role as an outstanding equestrian facility.
This rare property must be seen to appreciate the splendor and history that it has to offer!
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