Settle in the west of England, in the beautiful county of Shropshire, with one of these equestrian properties

1. Farden, Shropshire

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For you: a three-bedroom house, with a detached two-bedroom lodge with income potential. There is a well-maintained garden around the main house and decking around the lodge.
For the horses: outside there is a large building (34x12m internally) that has power, concrete floor and internal divisions, which could form stabling. The land extends to about four acres in all, including a large pond. There is ample parking/hard-standing and a covered car port.
What’s the damage? £595,000
Agent: Samuel Wood & Co
Telephone number: 01584 875207

2. Plas Tanat Estate, Shropshire

Plas Tanat Estate

For you: a five-bedroom Arts & Crafts house with an orangery and potential for a self-contained annexe. Outside is a garage and mature gardens, with river frontage and fishing rights.
For the horses: two tack/feed rooms, a traditional pole barn with a hayloft, currently open but which could provide four large stables, a newly installed arena (22x45m), a circular lunge area with post-and-rail fencing, and a timber field shelter. Set in 11 acres.
What’s the damage? £695,000
Agent: Jackson Equestrian
Telephone number: 01743 491979

3. Stone House, Shropshire

Stone House Farm1

For you: a period farmhouse in a private location with four bedrooms, complete with a pantry, boot room and garden room with French doors leading onto the garden.
For the horses: a manège, tack room and feed stores, barn, two stable blocks with four loose boxes and a field shelter. Set in 12 acres.
£650,000 Halls, 01691 670320,
What’s the damage? £650,000
Agent: Halls
Telephone number: 01691 670320

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4. The Lees Equestrian Centre, Shropshire


For you: three self-contained flats plus consent for a five-bedroom manager’s house in a rural location with views onto the Wrekin Hill.
For the horses: a complex set around a courtyard with 19 loose boxes, a wash down box, staffroom, office, tack and feed room. Set in 13 acres.
What’s the damage? £650,000
Agent: Rural Scene
Telephone number: 01264 850700

Next week: Equestrian properties in Sussex

Ref: Horse & Hound; 21 July 2016