If you want to get out competing with your horse, but you don’t want to endure the hassle of having to travel miles and miles, you need to check out these equestrian properties for sale with competition centres just down the road
1. Wells Farm, Gloucestershire
Nearby show centre: Summerhouse EC, 21 miles
For you: a four-bedroom Grade II-listed farmhouse with a one-bedroom annexe in “The Dairy”.
For the horses: four stables, a tack room and a 20x40m arena. Set in 3.25 acres.
What’s the damage? £975,000
Telephone number: 01242 548000
2. Bank View, Cheshire
Nearby show centre: Southview EC, one mile
For you: a five-bedroom country house with a stocked fishpond complete with jetty and hut.
For the horses: an L-shaped stable block with a hay barn, two loose boxes, a foaling box, tack and feed room and arena. Set in 6.1 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.25m
Agent: Jackson Equestrian
Telephone number: 01743 491979
3. The Oast House, West Sussex
Nearby show centre: Felbridge EC, five miles
For you: a three-bedroom farmhouse on a former livestock farm, with a large, centrally heated conservatory offering attractive views over the surrounding land.
For the horses: three loose boxes, former cattle yard with concrete hard-standing and further outbuildings, set in approximately 37 acres.
What’s the damage? £975,000-£1,050,000
Agent: Batcheller Monkhouse
Telephone number: 01444 453181
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4. The Old Farmhouse, Lincolnshire
Nearby show centre: Arena UK, five miles
For you: a spacious three-bedroom family home with uninterrupted views and a three-bedroom annexe.
For the horses: three stables and a tack room with light, power and water supplied. A further two timber stables and a large, three-bay open-fronted barn. Set in 7.66 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.15m
Agent: Fine & Country
Telephone number: 01476 584164
Next week: Equestrian properties in Kent
Ref: Horse & Hound; 25 February 2016