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  • Our pick of equestrian properties for sale in enviable hunting country

    1. The Old Rectory, Gloucestershire

    Hunting country: Duke of Beaufort’s
    For you: a beautifully restored Cotswold rectory from around 1865 with later additions. There are eight bedrooms, a cloakroom, cellar, swimming pool, gym, boot room and a four-bay oak-framed garage. There’s also a two-bedroom converted coach house.
    For the horses: a block with two looseboxes, complete with water and electricity. The paddocks amount to four acres and are walled and fenced, with a water supply.
    What’s the damage? £2.5m
    Agent: Butler Sherborn
    Telephone: 01285 883740
    Visit: butlersherborn.co.uk

    2. The Manor, Oxfordshire

    Hunting country: Vale of The White Horse (VWH)
    For you: a Grade II-listed house with five bedrooms, five reception rooms, a garden room, a double garage with a first- floor games room/office above, wood store and attached stone barn with loft storage. The landscaped gardens feature distinct areas, including formal gardens with box hedging.
    For the horses: a block with three stables and a tack room. The property is set in an idyllic location, surrounded by parkland, with 10 acres.
    What’s the damage? £1.35m
    Agent: Butler Sherborn
    Telephone: 01993 822325
    Visit: butlersherborn.co.uk

    3. New House Farm, Shropshire

    Hunting country: Sir Watkin Williams Wynn (the Wynnstay)
    For you: a sympathetically refurbished Edwardian farmhouse with six bedrooms, an office, cellar, cloak/boot room and an orchard in the gardens.
    For the horses: four stables, two youngstock pens, a tack room, an outdoor arena, a store providing undercover parking for lorries/machinery as well as about 22.5 acres of paddock land divided into various enclosures, all with water drinkers.
    What’s the damage? £925,000
    Agent: Jackson Equestrian
    Telephone: 01743 709249
    Visit: jacksonequestrian.com

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    4. Heatherlea, Co. Durham

    Hunting country: Braes of Derwent
    For you: an extended four- bedroom Edwardian country house with galleried landing. There is also a double garage.
    For the horses: four stables, outbuildings and a paddock, with post-and-rail fences. Set in 4.3 acres with a further 18 acres available by separate negotiation, including three trout ponds.
    What’s the damage? £795,000
    Agent: Finest Property
    Telephone: 01434 622234
    Visit: finestproperties.co.uk

    Next week: Equestrian properties for sale in Dorset

    Don’t miss this week’s issue of Horse & Hound magazine (26 October 2017), with our hunting special

    Ref: Horse & Hound; 26 October 2017

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