This year’s Royal Windsor Horse Show, which finishes today (17 May 2015), has us thinking that an equestrian property in the Royal County of Berkshire wouldn’t be a bad idea. With polo at Guards and the The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club and racing at Ascot, it’s a haven of equestrian activity.
Take a look at our pick of dream properties in Berkshire — think horse walkers, swimming pools, polo fields, bowling alleys and tennis courts. We just need to win the lottery now…
1. The White Gate
Where is it? Binfield
What’s the damage? £2.75 million
What you need to know: A five-to-six bedroom Grade II listed house set in 5.3 acres with outbuildings, stables and a Martin Collins arena.
Agent: Knight Frank
Telephone: 01344 624732
2. Hawthorn Lodge
Where is it? Warfield
What’s the damage? £4.95 million
What you need to know: A six-bedroom house with 10 loose boxes, an all-weather arena, polo field, horse walker, swimming pool and tennis court. Set in 12 acres.
Telephone: 01753 834600
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3. Thatched Cottage
Where is it? Crookham Common
What’s the damage? £1.495 million
What you need to know: This four-bedroom house has six stables, two tack rooms, an arena and an indoor swimming pool. Set in 5.84 acres.
Telephone: 01635 813407
4. Fronds Farm
Where is it? Aldermaston
What’s the damage? £1.9 million
What you need to know: A Grade II listed farmhouse, dating back to the late 16th century, with a cottage, 10 loose boxes, a manège and paddocks. About 9.63 acres.
Agent: Jackson-Stops & Staff
Telephone: 01635 45501
5. Wellingtonia Avenue
Where is it? Crowthorne
What’s the damage? £3,298,250
What you need to know: This eight-bedroom house has 2.5 acres with three stables, a bowling alley, a tennis court, and both indoor and outdoor pools.
Telephone: 01344 723190