Start dreaming about this pick of properties for you and your horses...
1. Kenners, near Porstmouth
For you: a modern, detached home with five bedrooms and a horseshoe drive, with an en-suite for the master bedroom. It’s in a semi-rural position, sitting back from the road, on the outskirts of the popular village of Denmead. Outside is a detached garage block, lawn and large patio area.
For the horses: five stables, a washroom, tack room, hay store, tractor store, two further open-sided stores and a sand school. Set in 3.2 acres, with paddocks enclosed by hedging, mature trees and shrubs.
What’s the damage? £1m
Agent: Fine & Country
Telephone: 02393 277277
2. Broad Oaks, near Newbury
For you: a four-bedroom contemporary home that was converted from a barn in 1994 and was extended in 2009. There is a timber-framed barn, which is currently used as an office but which could easily be converted back into a three-bay garage.
For the horses: three stables and a Charles Britton 20x40m outdoor school with a sand and rubber mix. Grass paddocks, amounting to about three acres, lie mainly to the east of the property, and provide excellent grazing. There is also a field shelter.
What’s the damage? £1.75m
Agent: Knight Frank
Telephone: 01488 682726
3. Highbrook Hall, near Petersfield
For you: a Grade II-listed country house with eight bedrooms. There are two two-bedroom cottages, a one-bedroom cottage, swimming pool, tennis court and kitchen garden.
For the horses: an American barn with 12 stables, feed rooms and a tack room, a further stable block with six stables, a tack room and a feed room, a 20x40m indoor school, a 50x80m outdoor arena, a further 20x40m outdoor arena, a solarium, horse walker, cross-country course and steeple chase.
What’s the damage? £11m
Agent: Strutt & Parker
Telephone: 0207 318 5182
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4. Leicester House, near Lymington
For you: an impressive country house with four bedrooms in a private setting that includes park- like grounds, in the New Forest. There is a two-bedroom cottage, three offices, a gym/studio above the garage and a tennis court.
For the horses: a stable block with three stables, two stores and hard standing. The grazing is well-arranged with neat post-and- rail paddocks. Set in 8.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £3.6m
Telephone: 01962 841842
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Ref: Horse & Hound; 14 December 2017