If you’re hoping to set up home in East Anglia, take a look at these equestrian properties for sale in Suffolk.
1. Weirstock Farm, Suffolk/Essex border
For you: a Regency-style farmhouse with up to seven bedrooms, an AGA, outside office, heated swimming pool and landscaped gardens in the Colne Valley region.
For the horses: nine stables, a 30x50m arena with an irrigation system, covered horse walker and a solarium. Set in 12 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.595m
Agent: Zoe Napier Country & Equestrian
Telephone number: 01621 840333
2. Thurston, Suffolk
For you: a six-bedroom house near Bury St Edmunds, with a sweeping drive and formal gardens, including a walled kitchen garden. There is also a Grade II listed two-bedroom lodge and a gardener’s cottage that could offer extra accommodation subject to planning consent.
For the horses: the coach house has two loose boxes and a tack room/hay store. Set in 7.2 acres.
What’s the damage? £2m
Agent: Fine & Country
Telephone number: 01284 718822
3. Church Farm House, Suffolk
For you: a five-bedroom farmhouse, believed to date from the 16th century, with undulating views over the Fynn Valley. There is a two-bay cart lodge and storeroom, established gardens, terrace, pond and a walled swimming pool.
For the horses: a timber-framed barn with four loose boxes and feed and tack rooms. There are a further four steel-framed barns with some additional stabling. Set in 18.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.25m
Telephone number: 01473 234800
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4. Kettleburgh Hall, Suffolk
For you: a Grade II listed historic hall overlooking the Deben Valley with seven bedrooms, an extensive range of outbuildings and formal part-walled gardens.
For the horses: the oak-lined driveway sweeps into an extensive courtyard, with a multipurpose barn beyond, which would be ideal for American-style stabling. Set in 11 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.85m
Agent: Jackson-Stops & Staff
Telephone number: 01473 218218
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Ref: Horse & Hound; 30 June 2016