If you quite fancy having the option to go for a post-ride dip this summer, here’s some equestrian properties for sale complete with swimming pools.

1. Burford Lane Farm, Cheshire

Burford Lane Farm exterior - JSS

For you: a four-bedroom house with a separate guest studio, three cottages, three apartments and a detached leisure complex with a swimming pool, gym area, sauna, changing area and galleried sitting area.
For the horses: 18 stables, extensive paddocks and a floodlit all-weather manège, set in 18.8 acres.
What’s the damage? £3.795m
Agent: Jackson-Stops & Staff
Telephone number: 0161 928 8881
Visit: www.jackson-stops.co.uk

2. Oaklands, Leicestershire

Oaklands, Leicester Forest West (1 Main - Front Page Image)

For you: a five-bedroom house with formal gardens and parkland, plus an indoor swimming pool with feature double-height ceiling and full-length windows overlooking the garden and open fields.
For the horses: a stable block with two individual stables, a tack room and access to a hay store. The property also has numerous outbuildings that could be used as additional loose boxes. Set in 16 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.95m
Agent: Alexanders
Telephone number: 01509 861222
Visit: www.alexanders-uk.com

3. Newick Hill House, East Sussex

Newick Hill House

For you: five bedrooms, a decked terrace with a swimming pool and planning permission for a two-bedroom attached annexe.
For the horses: an attractive brick-paved yard with newly erected (2015) timber stables comprising four loose boxes and an adjoining open barn with two further loose boxes, plus a 20x40m floodlit manège. In all, about 5.75 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.25m
Agent: Churchill Country and Equestrian
Telephone number: 01403 700222
Visit: www.churchillcountry.com

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4. Park House, Surrey

Park House

For you: a six-bedroom house in a beautiful parkland setting with mature trees and four ponds, a cinema room, gym, tennis court, sauna, changing room and indoor swimming pool.
For the horses: 10 boxes with a sound system, a wash bay and solarium, two rug rooms, a feed room, laundry room, tack room, 40x60m outdoor school and two grooms’ cottages. Set in 28 acres.
£5.95m Hamptons International, 020 3151 2414, www.hamptons.co.uk
What’s the damage? £5.95m
Agent: Hamptons International
Telephone number: 020 3151 2414
Visit: www.hamptons.co.uk

Next week: Farms with equestrian facilities

Ref: Horse & Hound; 26 May 2016