Now that the jumps season is well and truly underway, perhaps you are frequently finding yourself yearning to be on a racecourse so as not to miss any National Hunt action. To help you out, here are four great properties for sale with equestrian facilities to boot.
1. Penn House Farm, Somerset
Nearest racecourse: 5.4 miles from Wincanton
For you: an eight-bedroom house with views over the Blackmore Vale, an indoor swimming pool, tennis court and staff flat.
For the horses: a courtyard with four loose boxes, a tack room and wash-down area. Set in 46 acres.
What’s the damage? £3.85m
Telephone number: 01722 426820
2. The Dairy House, Gloucestershire
Nearest racecourse: 23 miles from Cheltenham
For you: a five-bedroom house with a sweeping drive and circular ornamental pool — plus a one-bedroom cottage.
For the horses: six pony stables, an American barn with seven loose boxes, a secure tack room and rug room. Set in 19 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.65m
Agent: Jackson-Stops & Staff
Telephone number: 01386 840224
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3. Walston House, Lanarkshire
Nearest racecourse: 28 miles to Musselburgh
For you: a six-bedroom Georgian manse including an oil-fired AGA and an elegant sweeping staircase to the first floor; plus a walled garden, outbuildings and far reaching views.
For the horses: three loose boxes , a tack room and an arena. Set in 2.14 acres.
What’s the damage? £575,000
Telephone number: 0131 247 3700
4. Windmill Farm, Warwickshire
Nearest racecourse: 11 miles to Warwick
For you: a four- to six-bedroom farmhouse, three courtyard cottages and a Grade II-listed windmill.
For the horses: nine stables, two tack rooms and further outbuildings. Set in 29.25 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.5m
Agent: Knight Frank
Telephone number: 01789 868487
Next week: Equestrian properties for sale near great pubs
Ref: Horse & Hound; 19 November 2015