Take a look at our pick of properties in the peaceful Lake District
1. Ennim, Cumbria
For you: a seven-bedroom house in a parkland setting, approached by a sweeping carriage driveway. There is a two-bedroom gate lodge and a former tennis court.
For the horses: a stable block with two loose boxes, a tack room and hayloft plus stone-built kennels. Set in 8.71 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.695m
Telephone number: 01200 411046
2. Melfell House Farm, Cumbria
For you: a 17th century Lakeland farmhouse overlooking Ullswater and the fells. There are five bedrooms and a farmhouse kitchen.
For the horses: five loose boxes in an American barn with a tack room, drying room and feed store, plus an all-weather arena. Set in around 17 acres.
What’s the damage? £740,000
Telephone number: 01768 862135
3. Plum Creek House, Cumbria
For you: a barn conversion with four bedrooms, situated in a peaceful part of the Lake District, yet only six miles from the M6.
For the horses: just under six acres of grazing divided into various paddocks. Two existing timber buildings could be converted into or replaced by stables, subject to planning consent. Ample parking.
What’s the damage? £595,000
Agent: Hayward Tod
Telephone number: 01228 810300
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4. Fieldside Barn, Cumbria
For you: a converted barn dating back to 1816, with three-to-four bedrooms, exposed beams, sandstone fireplaces and walled gardens.
For the horses: three loose boxes, a hay/feed shed and an electricity and water supply, plus an all-weather outdoor arena. Set in 3.22 acres.
What’s the damage? £495,000
Agent: H&H Land and Property
Telephone number: 01228 406260
Next week: Equestrian properties in Oxfordshire
Ref: Horse & Hound; 3 November 2016