Whether you’re in the market for a swimming pool in order to improve or maintain your fitness, or if (like us) you quite fancy the idea of lounging by a pool post riding, you need to take a look at these four great equestrian homes that come complete with indoor simmming pools.
1. Bolton Farm, County Durham
For you: a three-bedroom detached stone house with landscaped gardens, far-reaching rural views and an 8m indoor swimming pool, with three sets of French doors out to the rear terrace.
For the horses: a large stable, tack room and a paddock, set in 2.2 acres.
What’s the damage? £795,000
Agent: Finest Properties
Telephone number: 01325 360777
2. The Barns, Lincolnshire
For you: a five-bedroom converted barn with a one-bedroom cottage and an additional barn, plus an indoor swimming pool with south-facing windows to the garden.
For the horses: three stables and a large barn, set in one acre, with the vendors currently renting a 15-acre paddock.
What’s the damage? £820,000
Agent: Fine & Country
Telephone number: 01476 584164
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3. Viners, Berkshire
For you: a seven-bedroom country house with a games room, recording studio, tennis court, snooker room with built-in bar, and an indoor swimming pool, which opens on to the terrace with views over the garden.
For the horses: a stable yard with nine loose boxes and a hay barn, plus further outbuildings which include an additional two loose boxes. Set in 10.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £2.95m
Telephone number: 01491 843000
4. Farley Hall, Surrey
For you: a five-bedroom period house with a two-bedroom cottage, entertaining barn, wine cellar and an indoor swimming pool complex, complete with a Jacuzzi.
For the horses: two fields, with the property situated in the heart of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, giving access to good hacking. 12.8 acres in total.
What’s the damage? £2.75m
Agent: Knight Frank
Telephone number: 01483 610959
Next week: Equestrian properties with horse walkers
Ref: Horse & Hound; 4 February 2016