Hey, big spender: 4 dream equestrian properties for sale with hefty price tags

  • 1. The Manor, Buckinghamshire

    For you: a seven-bedroom country estate, with a library, snooker and cinema rooms, gym, tennis court and lake. There is a self-contained annexe, and two two-bedroom cottages.
    For the horses: 14 stables, two wash/solarium boxes, a covered six-horse walker, lunge pen, an AI/stock area and two isolation stables. There is a 20x60m indoor arena and around 80 acres of post and rail paddocks with 10 field shelters. Set in 121 acres.
    What’s the damage? £6.25m
    Agent: Knight Frank
    Telephone number: 01865 790077
    Visit: knightfrank.com

    2. Lock Farm, Wiltshire

    For you: a Grade II-listed four- bedroom farmhouse, in the village of Foxham, close to Calne and Chippenham. The property was refurbished and extended in 1993/4, and is approached off the village lane along a private drive.
    For the horses: 17 stables, multiple tack rooms and stores, a horse walker, 30x60m arena as well as a portakabin which is used as a yard office, and three mobile homes. Set in 34 acres.
    What’s the damage? £1.5m
    Agent: Rural Scene
    Telephone number: 01264 850700
    Visit: ruralscene.co.uk

    3. Woodland Court, Surrey

    For you: an Arts & Crafts house in a private and secluded setting, close to the South Downs. There are seven bedrooms, a wine cellar, library and study. Outside there is a separate two-bedroom cottage and a detached studio/office.
    For the horses: seven acres of fenced paddocks, a horse walker, eight stables, a rug room, feed room and a tack room. There is also an arena and further stores and outbuildings.
    What’s the damage? £2.995m
    Agent: Clarke Gammon Wellers
    Telephone number: 01428 664800
    Visit: clarkegammon.co.uk

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    4. Damson Cottage Farm, Surrey

    For you: a refurbished Grade II-listed farmhouse, with mature gardens. There are five bedrooms, a Tudor-beamed hall, a TV/media room, and a heated pool.
    For the horses: five stables, a tack room, store room and a three bay barn with flexibility for conversion (subject to the usual consents). Set in 6.2 acres.
    What’s the damage? £2.2m
    Agent: Savills
    Telephone number: 01483 796800
    Visit: savills.com

    Next week: Equestrian properties with holiday lets

    Ref: Horse & Hound; 13 April 2017

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