4 breathtaking barns you could call home

  • Our pick of equestrian properties in converted barns across the country, from West Sussex to Northumberland

    1. The Grange, Herefordshire


    For you: a barn conversion with four bedrooms dating back to the early 1800s, with double height windows that let in lots of natural light. There is a cart house, which has potential to be converted into further accommodation (subject to planning).
    For the horses: a modern farm building with six stables and a tack room, a small indoor school, an outdoor school, and a concrete area ideal for more stabling (subject to planning). Set in 16 acres.
    What’s the damage? £POA
    Agent: Fox Grant
    Telephone number: 01432 367802
    Visit: www.foxgrant.com

    2. Upper Swaynes Barn, West Sussex


    For you: a Grade II-listed four-to-five bedroom barn conversion, arranged around a pretty courtyard overlooking the pond and gardens. There is also a two-bedroom guest barn.
    For the horses: a timber block of four stables and a post-and-rail fenced paddock, ideal for a 20x60m sand school (subject to planning). Across the driveway there are further paddocks. Set in 15 acres.
    £1.475m Churchill Country & Equestrian, 01403 700222,
    What’s the damage? £1.475m
    Agent: Churchill Country & Equestrian
    Telephone number: 01403 700222
    Visit: www.churchillcountry.com

    3. South Fens Farm, Northumberland


    For you: a four-bedroom converted barn, set amid Tyne Valley countryside, which is approached through electric double gates, leading to a substantial gravelled yard. There is a summerhouse as well as a large store/office.
    For the horses: seven loose boxes, a large tack room with a kitchen area, a double garage/hay barn with a hot power shower for horses and a 30x50m all-weather, floodlit arena. Set in just under 10 acres.
    What’s the damage? £699,950
    Agent: Finest Properties
    Telephone number: 01434 622234
    Visit: www.finestproperties.co.uk

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    4. Horseshoe House, Yorkshire


    For you: a four-bedroom barn conversion, that was finished in 2011. There is an open plan kitchen and breakfast room, as well as an attached office with its own access and a double garage.
    For the horses: a large yard area with two stables, complete with power and lighting. The mainly level grazing is divided into two large fields. Set in 15.7 acres.
    What’s the damage? £800,000
    Agent: Rural Scene
    Telephone number: 01264 850700
    Visit: www.ruralscene.co.uk

    Next week: The equestrian properties on our Christmas wish list

    Ref: Horse & Hound; 15 December 2016

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