If you were inspired by the King George VI chase yesterday (26 December), perhaps it’s worth taking a look at these gorgeous horsey properties a stone’s throw from Kempton Park Racecourse so that you don’t have far to travel next time around.
1. Warehams Farmhouse, Surrey
Distance to Kempton racecourse: 23 miles
For you: a six/seven-bedroom house, dating from 1780, with beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds.
For the horses: four stables, a tack room, horse walker, mobile shelters, plenty of hard standing for parking, and planning permission to extend the stable complex. Set in 30.88 acres.
What’s the damage? £4m
Agent: Knight Frank
Telephone number: 01483 610308
2. Hampdenfields, Buckinghamshire
Distance to Kempton racecourse: 40 miles
For you: a six-bedroom house dating back to the early 17th century, positioned towards the end of a long bridleway, with a self-contained guest suite.
For the horses: three stables, a tack room and 20x40m arena. Set in over six acres.
What’s the damage? £2.35m
Agent: Fine & Country
Telephone number: 01844 343131
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3. June Farm, Surrey
Distance to Kempton racecourse: 32 miles
For you: an eight-bedroom Grade II-listed house with a tennis court and swimming pool.
For the horses: 18 loose boxes forming a courtyard and within an American barn, a hay barn, feed room, tack room, rug room, solarium, horse walker and sand school. Set in 24.71 acres.
What’s the damage? £6m
Agent: Strutt & Parker
Telephone number: 020 7318 5190
4. Russley Acres, West Sussex
Distance to Kempton racecourse: 34 miles
For you: a substantial detached modern home, with six bedrooms plus three mobile homes.
For the horses: an American barn plus an adjoining courtyard, with a total of 26 stables, plus a 20x40m floodlit arena. Set in 27 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.75m
Agent: Rural Scene
Telephone number: 01264 850700
Next week: Equestrian properties for sale with big entertaining spaces
Ref: Horse & Hound; 24 December 2015