Fancy galloping across the wilds of Exmoor? Check out these properties

  • Last week’s Golden Horseshoe Ride (17-19 May 2015) had us all dreaming about enjoying the wilds of Exmoor. Take a look at our pick of equestrian properties in the Exmoor area.

    1. Spring Grove

    Spring Grove
    County: Somerset
    For you: Renovated and redecorated, this Grade II nine-bedroom house is ready to move in to. Set in undulating countryside down a long private drive, it comes complete with a swimming pool, lake and two cottages.
    For the horses: Two loose boxes, a stall and former feed store or tack room, set in 54.43 acres.
    Price: £4.5m
    Agent: Knight Frank
    Tel: 01392 848823
    Visit: www.knightfrank.co.uk

    2. Venford House

    Venford House
    County: Somerset
    For you: Set in a secluded corner of the Exmoor National Park, this period property — which is thought to date from the late 18th or early 19th century — has a two to three-bedroom main house with an adjoining three-bedroom home that is currently providing income as a holiday let.
    For the horses: Two stables, a tack room, four fields and a paddock, all set in 10 acres.
    Price: £895,000
    Agent: Fine & Country
    Tel: 01398 324818
    Visit: www.fineandcountry.com

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    3. Yealscombe

    County: Somerset
    For you: A six-bedroom family farmhouse — complete with an Aga — with impressive views over the surrounding countryside. There is also a former coach house providing a three-bedroom cottage, as well as a separate one-bedroom groom’s flat.
    For the horses: A traditional stone courtyard with five boxes, a tack room and hay store. In all about 33.43 acres.
    Price: Around £1m
    Agent: Savills
    Tel: 01392 455700
    Visit: www.savills.com

    4. Liddycleave

    County: Somerset
    For you: This four-bedroom period cottage is situated in Exmoor National Park, with fishing rights on the River Exe and the coast to the north within easy reach.
    For the horses: A stable block with a 1.3-acre paddock and plenty of bridleways that lead out onto the adjoining countryside and open moorland.
    Price: £595,000
    Agent: Stags
    Tel: 01398 323174
    Visit: www.stags.co.uk

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