If you fancy something a little different to a conventional house, why not give a barn conversion a go? These breathtaking buildings offer incredible living space. What’s more, our selection boast some impressive equestrian facilities too.

1. Finings Barn, Buckinghamshire

Finings Farm NEW 07

For you: a five-bedroom barn conversion in the Chilterns, with an indoor pool and studio annexe.
For the horses: 14 stables, a tack room, feed room, hay barn and floodlit arena. Set in 15.5 acres, with post-and-rail-fencing and water troughs.
What’s the damage? Excess of £2m
Agent: Tim Russ
Telephone number: 01494 674321
Visit: www.timruss.co.uk

2. The Linney, Devon

The Linney front

For you: a four-bedroom barn conversion with far-reaching views, a decked verandah, an open-plan kitchen and dining room with a useful basement below.
For the horses: three stables with a tack room and hay barn, plus a 20x60m all-weather arena and access to bridleways. Set in eight acres.
What’s the damage? £695,000
Agent: Fine & Country
Telephone number: 01805 624334
Visit: www.fineandcountry.com

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3. Esgair Fach, Carmarthenshire


For you: a four-bedroom barn conversion with a detached outbuilding within the gardens, which has been used as a studio/annexe in the past.
For the horses: an American barn with nine loose boxes, a stable block with four boxes plus a 20x40m arena. Set in 10.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £445,000
Agent: Rural Scene
Telephone number: 01264 850700
Visit: www.ruralscene.co.uk

4. Sliders Barn, Kent

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For you: a six-bedroom barn conversion with exposed wall and ceiling timbers, deep hardwood windows and a detached double garage.
For the horses: three stables, two wash-down bays, a hay store and a sand school. Set in 5.27 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.395m
Agent: Savills
Telephone number: 01732 789 700
Visit: www.savills.co.uk

Next week: Equestrian properties for sale near racecourses

Ref: Horse & Hound; 12 November 2015