Have you ever dreamt of taking your horse up the gallops as and when you want? Well dream no more with one of these equestrian properties kitted out to meet your galloping needs.
1. Little Llandeilo Farm, Monmouthshire
For you: a period four-bedroom stone farmhouse with an adjoining barn, which has scope for development into further accommodation (lapsed planning consent).
For the horses: an 800m all-weather steep gradient gallops with Flexiride surface, an outdoor school, horse walker, extensive stabling and cross-country schooling field. Set in around 37 acres.
What’s the damage? £1m
Agent: Grant & Co
Telephone number: 01531 637341
2. Twyford Mill and Race Mill Stables, Buckinghamshire
For you: a Grade II listed six-bedroom mill house complete with an additional cottage and staff accommodation. Race Mill Stables comes with a mobile home.
For the horses: Twyford Mill has 25 loose boxes with paddocks and just over 42 acres of pasture, while Race Mill Stables has 142.19 acres, stabling for 47 horses, an indoor school, equine pool and three gallops.
What’s the damage? £4.07m for the whole
Telephone number: 01295 228055
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3. Steart House Racing Stables, Devon
For you: a four-bedroom house, with two en-suites and stunning views over the Exe Valley.
For the horses: an approximately one-mile-long gallop with a wood-chip surface, American-style barns with 40 boxes and a horse walker. Set in around 55 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.25m
Agent: Rural Scene
Telephone number: 01264 850700
4. Llwyntidmon Hall, Shropshire
For you: a Grade II listed 17th century hall, with five-to-six bedrooms, its own coach house and plenty of original period features.
For the horses: a traditional eight-box stable yard, an American barn with seven stables, an outdoor school, horse walker and a four-furlong all-weather flat canter loop with a wood-chip surface. Set in 18.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £795,000
Agent: Jackson Equestrian
Telephone number: 01928 740555
Ref: Horse & Hound; 2 July 2015