Keep your horses fit this winter with these equestrian homes complete with all-weather canter tracks.
1. Faircote Hall and Stud Farm, East Sussex
For you: a six-bedroom house with direct access to Ashdown Forest, plus a two-bedroom annexe, two flats, two bedsits and a stable flat.
For the horses: equestrian facilities include a two-furlong, all-weather canter track; 71 stables, a horse walker and a 40x80m school. Set in 70 acres.
What’s the damage? £2.5m
Agent: Batcheller Monkhouse
Telephone number: 01424 775577
2. Grove House Farm, Suffolk
For you: a Grade II-listed, 17th-century farmhouse with four to five bedrooms, a one-bedroom groom’s cottage, a gym and a range of outbuildings.
For the horses: an all-weather canter track, 60x60m all-weather arena, judging box, 17 stables and three tack rooms. Set in 14 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.25m
Agent: ECR Properties
Telephone number: 07767 327327
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3. Burley Heyes Stables, Cheshire
For you: a two-bedroom cottage with an open plan farmhouse kitchen/dining room plus a recently converted flat with three bedrooms in the centre of the stable yard.
For the horses: a one-mile, circular, all-weather gallop; 26 loose boxes, a tack room, feed room and a five-horse walker. There is a separate horsebox entrance with plenty of space for parking. Set in 81.33 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.7m
Agent: Jackson Equestrian
Telephone number: 01928 740555
4. Loretta Lodge, Surrey
For you: a three-bedroom house with an indoor heated swimming pool, a newly refurbished trainer’s house with four bedrooms plus additional accommodation for stable staff.
For the horses: a five-furlong, circular, all-weather gallop; a five-furlong, straight, all-weather uphill gallop; a main yard with 47 boxes; two isolation yards and an equine pool. Set in 104 acres.
What’s the damage? £4.575m
Telephone number: 01737 230 202
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Ref: Horse & Hound; 3 December 2015