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Tour the incredible equestrian home of Daimler Truck CEO Martin Daum

This horse-lover's paradise is on sale for $5.2 million...

Martin Daum Daimler CEO house
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Martin Daum, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Daimler Truck AG, is selling his custom 18-plus-acre equestrian estate in Hillsboro, Oregon, for $5,200,000. 

The four-bedroom, five-bathroom main house is replete with towering ceilings, spectacular views and top-of-the-line technology. 

The home boasts spectacular modern construction and a contemporary interiors aesthetic, and sits on over 18 acres with impressive equestrian facilities.  

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Martin Daum Daimler CEO house

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Soaring ceilings, clean lines and hardwood floors are seen throughout the main level. 

Martin Daum Daimler CEO house

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The gourmet kitchen with quartz counters has high-end appliances, double oven, large island and opens to a spacious dining room. 

Martin Daum Daimler CEO house

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The dramatic living room is enhanced with a statement floor-to-ceiling fireplace, and built-in bookcases. 

Martin Daum Daimler CEO house

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Martin Daum Daimler CEO house

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Meanwhile, the master suite boasts a spa-like bathroom with an impressive walk-in closet and access to a private hot tub. Those views from the tub are also sublime.

Martin Daum Daimler CEO house

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The home was built with the latest technology by utilizing geothermal heating and cooling allowing each room its own climate control. 

The sliding doors in the living room create an indoor-outdoor space perfect for entertaining. 

Martin Daum Daimler CEO house

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The expansive terrace features a covered and heated outdoor dining area, outdoor kitchen with grill and pizza oven, and fireplace to enjoy the views with friends. 

The deck offers views of horses in the pastures and a two-acre dry lot with automated waterers, hay and grain feeders. 

Martin Daum Daimler CEO house

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Horse-lovers will indeed be in heaven, as a renovated barn features a 150’ X 70’ indoor arena with state-of-the-art footing, six stalls with big runs, heated tack and blanket room, wash rack, vet room, feed room, bathroom and office. 

On the second floor is a spectator room and a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, ideal for a caretaker. 

Martin Daum Daimler CEO house

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While the home sits among acres of quiet countryside, the residence is just a 20-minute drive to cosmopolitan Downtown Portland. 

Martin Daum Daimler CEO house

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The property is listed with Steve Nassar of Premiere Real Estate Group.

Who is Martin Daum?

According to a recent press release from Daimler, Daum has been a member of the Daimler AG management board since 2017 after serving as President and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, and plans to leave the management board of Daimler AG and to take on the role of CEO at stock market listed Daimler Truck company in Fall 2021.

Ruth Doherty

Ruth Doherty is an interiors writer who has worked for Homes & Gardens and Ideal Home magazines among many others.