Whether you enjoy nothing more than a good old fashioned chin wag, hearty food or the odd tipple, living in the vacinity of a good pub is hard to beat. So why not combine your love of horses and the local pub with one of these fabulous properties.

1. Langley Ridge Farm, Oxfordshire

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Pick of the pubs: The Swan Inn, Swinbrook
For you: a four-bedroom family house with a swimming pool and far-reaching rural views.
For the horses: eight stables, a tack room, 25x45m outdoor school and a horse walker. Set in 6.8 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.1m
Agent: Butler Sherborn
Telephone number: 01451 830731
Visit: www.butlersherborn.co.uk

2. Ogbourne Maizey Manor, Wiltshire

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Pick of the pubs: Silks on the Downs, Ogbourne St Andrew
For you: a Grade II-listed Jacobean manor house with eight bedrooms, a cellar, playroom and a games room. There is also lapsed consent to convert part of the outbuildings to create a cottage.
For the horses: four stables and a paddock, set in 8.8 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.4m
Agent: Savills
Telephone number: 01635 277700
Visit: www.savills.co.uk

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3. Foxgloves, Hampshire

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Pick of the pubs: The Lamb Inn, Nomansland
For you: a two-bedroom house with an AGA, inglenook fireplace, cottage gardens and a heated pool.
For the horses: five stables, a tack room/sixth stable, feed store, hay barn, two further barns and an outbuilding that could provide additional stabling. Set in 4.8 acres of grazing.
What’s the damage? £995,000
Agent: Penyards
Telephone number: 02380 284697
Visit: www.penyards.com

4. Bondstones, Devon

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Pick of the pubs: Duke of York, Iddesleigh
For you: an eight-bedroom house with extensive views over to Dartmoor. Outside there are gardens with useful outbuildings and a small area of woodland.
For the horses: two stables, a tack room and a Nissen hut. Set in 8.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £850,000
Agent: Miller Town & Country
Telephone number: 01837 54080
Visit: www.millertc.co.uk

Next week: Equestrian properties for sale with canter tracks

Ref: Horse & Hound; 26 November 2015