Inspired by Royal Ascot? Don’t miss the first race next year with these dream properties

  • If you’re looking for a country retreat with equestrian facilities on the doorstep of some of the world’s best Flat racing, take a look at these properties for sale a stone’s throw from Ascot.

    1. The Bridge House, Berkshire

    The Bridge House, Brochure-1

    Distance to Ascot racecourse: 25 minutes by car.
    For you: a heavily timbered Grade II listed house in a beautiful rural setting, with four bedrooms, formal landscaped gardens and a heated outdoor pool. There is planning permission for an oak-frame annexe.
    For the horses: a 100sq/m stable block with two boxes that is ready to be fitted out with more. There is also a hay barn with two more stables and separate access for a lorry. Set in two acres.
    What’s the damage? £1.5m
    Agent: Prospect PHD
    Telephone number: 01189 799005
    Visit: www.prospect.co.uk

    2. Stable View, Berkshire



    Distance to Ascot racecourse: 45 minutes by car.
    For you: a large detached family house with five bedrooms, a four-oven AGA and walk-in larder, plus lawned gardens with rural views.
    For the horses: the stables are set around a central concrete yard with 19 loose boxes, a tack room, feed room, day room and rug room. There is a sand and rubber arena with permission for six floodlights. It’s on the edge of Bucklebury Common, and set in 13.1 acres.
    What’s the damage? £1.35m
    Agent: Pike Smith & Kemp Rural
    Telephone number: 01628 777666
    Visit: www.pskrural.co.uk

    3. Viners, Berkshire

    A4859 75A Great King Street


    Distance to Ascot racecourse: 25 minutes by car.
    For you: an attractive country house set just outside of Twyford, with seven bedrooms, a games room, playroom, swimming pool, tennis court and detached recording studio.
    For the horses: the stable yard comprises nine loose boxes and a hay store. There is a separate courtyard accessed from a country lane to the north of the property, which includes a good range of secondary outbuildings including two additional loose boxes. Set in 10.5 acres.
    What’s the damage? £2.95m
    Agent: Savills
    Telephone number: 01491 843001
    Visit: www.savills.co.uk

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    4. Milhanger, Surrey



    Distance to Ascot racecourse: 40 minutes by car.
    For you: an Arts and Crafts-style Surrey mansion with seven bedrooms and an indoor leisure complex including a pool, Jacuzzi, gym and steam room. There is a party barn and a two-bedroom staff cottage, plus a four-bedroom Grade II listed former water mill.
    For the horses: a stable yard with 10 loose boxes, an all-weather arena and fenced paddocks. Set in 74 acres.
    What’s the damage? £6.25m
    Agent: Knight Frank
    Telephone number: 01483 610308
    Visit: www.knightfrank.co.uk

    Next week: Equestrian properties in Wiltshire

    Ref: Horse & Hound; 16 June 2016

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