With some hideous winter weather sweeping the country there is nothing we would love more than a warm, dry indoor school to take cover in with our horses. Here are four equestrian properties complete with indoor schools to dream about.
1. Middleton Equestrian Centre, Staffordshire
For you: a four-bedroom farmhouse plus a detached two-bedroom mobile home and two one-bedroom apartments in the stable yard.
For the horses: a 21x36m indoor school, two outdoor arenas (25x54m and 20x54m) and three yards with 34 stables in total. Set in 4.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.45m
Agent: Fox Grant
Telephone number: 01722 782727
2. Blaen Egel Fawr, Swansea
For you: a four-to-five bedroom farmhouse plus a two-storey former cart shed that has been partially renovated and could make a holiday cottage subject to the necessary planning permission.
For the horses: a 20x40m indoor school, six stables, a tack room, feed store and further outbuildings. Set in 65 acres.
What’s the damage? £595,000
Agent: Rural Scene
Telephone number: 01264 850700
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3. Kingfisher Farm, Somerset
For you: a handsome four-bedroom farmhouse, a two-bedroom flat used for holiday lets, a one-bedroom annexe, a two-bedroom semi-detached cottage, plus single bank fishing on the River Brue.
For the horses: a 21x61m indoor school, a 20x60m outdoor school, 15 stables, an indoor exercise/lunge area, horse walker, tack room, feed room and hay store. Set in 35 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.4m
Telephone number: 01722 426 820
4. Common Flatt, Cumbria
For you: a three-bedroom farmhouse with grounds that connect to the River White Lyne. The adjoining outbuildings offer potential to extend and create a holiday cottage, subject to the necessary approvals.
For the horses: a 17.8x13m indoor arena, eight stables and further outbuildings, with access to off-road hacking. Set in 6.53 acres.
What’s the damage? £425,000
Agent: Finest Properties
Telephone number: 01768 744324
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Ref: Horse & Hound; 10 December 2015