Life’s a beach: dream coastal equestrian properties to snap up this summer

Dust off your bucket and spade with our pick of equestrian coastal properties that are currently on the market

1. Meadowcroft, Kent

Meadowcroft May 2016-1

Nearest beach: Deal Beach, 3 miles
For you: a four-bedroom detached farmhouse with two entrance drives, a terrace area for outside dining, timber warehouse and summerhouse.
For the horses: the main yard includes a 20x40m arena, extensive stabling, a concrete yard area with power, tack rooms and a versatile gated, open-fronted barn. Set in 21.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.185m
Agent: Equus Country & Equestrian
Telephone number: 01304 617222

2. Trerithick Manor, Cornwall

Trerithick Manor

Nearest beach: Trebarwith Strand, 13.3 miles
For you: a five-bedroom Grade II listed family home that was originally a medieval hall, with a two-bedroom annexe in the east wing, plus a 17th century barn with planning permission for conversion. There is also a grass tennis court, croquet lawn and boat store.
For the horses: four stables and extensive outbuildings, set in 22.6 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.5m
Agent: Knight Frank
Telephone number: 01392 247682

3. Heron Creek, Cornwall

JSS Heron Creek exterior

Nearest beach: Loe Beach, 2.7 miles
For you: a contemporary five-bedroom house with spectacular views of the creek. Its semi-circular snug features a vaulted ceiling and a wood burner. There is a plant room, wine cellar and mature gardens.
For the horses: a stable block consisting of two stables and a storeroom plus further outbuildings, which offer three extra stables and a hay barn. Set in 7.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.85m
Agent: Jackson-Stops & Staff
Telephone number: 01872 261160

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4. Rock House Bank Farm, East Sussex


Nearest beach: Normans Bay, 0.5 miles
For you: a detached family home, separate two-bedroom annexe, studio, workshop areas and 360° views over the adjoining Pevensey Levels to the north and the English Channel to the south.
For the horses: two stables and three paddocks, set in 2.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £700,000-750,000
Agent: Batcheller Monkhouse
Telephone number: 01424 775577

Next week: Equestrian properties in Shropshire

Ref: Horse & Hound; 14 July 2016