If living in the countryside alongside your horse simply isn’t enough, then how about one of these equestrian properties for sale that include secondary accommodation in the form of an annex or similar? Now your friends and family can all share a slice of your horsey heaven.
1. Upper Frankton Grange, Shropshire
The extra space: a four-bedroom annexe, with stables underneath.
For you: Upper Frankton Grange is a three-bedroom former coach house, with a private drive leading through parkland-type grounds.
For the horses: there are five loose boxes, a foaling box, a hay/feed store and an arena. Set in approximately 5.5acres.
What’s the damage? £635,000
Agent: Rural Scene
Telephone number: 01264 850700
2. Drakestone House, Gloucestershire
The extra space: The Coach House, a short walk from the main house, includes a one-bedroom maisonette.
For you: Drakestone House is a Grade II seven-bedroom home with an orchard and tennis court.
For the horses: The Coach House also has two loose boxes and a covered yard. There are nine acres in total.
What’s the damage? £1.75m
Agent: Knight Frank
Telephone number: 01285 659 771
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3. Kingthorn Mill, Northamptonshire
The extra space: an annexe incorporating a one-bedroom flat, office and games room, plus a two-storey, one-bedroom detached cottage.
For you: Kingthorn Mill is a six-to-seven bedroom house, with a tennis court and pool.
For the horses: two loose boxes with hard standing in front, set within a small paddock. 10.53 acres in total.
What’s the damage? £2.25m
Agent: Fine & Country
Telephone number: 01604 309030
4. Keepers Cottage, Hertfordshire
The extra space: an adjacent one-bedroom annexe plus a detached two-storey, two-to-three bedroom annexe with offices.
For you: Keepers Cottage is a four-bedroom house surrounded by woodland.
For the horses: two stables set in about four acres.
What’s the damage? £1,899,950
Agent: ECR Properties
Telephone number: 01449 711727
Ref: Horse & Hound; 23 July 2015