When the sun comes out, a dip in the pool is the perfect post-ride remedy. These properties can make your summer dreams come true. Who needs holidays anyway?
1. Kelanne Stud
For you: A six-bedroom farmhouse (complete with an AGA) two miles from Hambledon, with a cottage, office and heated swimming pool.
For the horses: 63 loose boxes, 4½-furlong oval all-weather gallop, outdoor school, indoor school, a horse walker and two storage barns. Set in about 61.16 acres.
Agent: Windsor Clive
Tel: 01672 521155
For you: A refurbished seven-bedroom Tudor home dating back to the mid-16th century. The property has two additional cottages, extensive garaging, a gym, games room, tennis court and swimming pool.
For the horses: Set in 50 acres of land, the equestrian facilities include a modern American-style 10-stable barn, a further stable block with a kitchenette, a hay barn and fenced paddocks.
Tel: 020 7409 8823
3. Pentre Heylin
For you: A 10-bedroom period house with later additions, a separate three-bedroom, first-floor barn conversion, another barn with an office and an outdoor heated swimming pool with a hot tub and bar area.
For the horses: 25 stables, a horse walker, an arena and post-and-rail paddocks set in around 116 acres.
Agent: Fox Grant
Tel: 020 7318 7083
4. Pensfold Farm
County: West Sussex
For you: Surrounded by rolling countryside, this five-bedroom house has a swimming pool, pond and two-bedroom barn with a garage and storage below.
For the horses: Paddocks plus the potential to add stables, subject to the usual planning permission, with unlimited access to riding. Set in 37 acres.
Agent: Knight Frank
Tel: 01403 339180
Ref: Horse & Hound; 4 June 2015