1. Amberley Court, Gloucestershire
Time to Badminton Horse Trials: 25 minutes
For you: an eight-bedroom manor house approached down a long drive, with a lodge cottage, extensive outbuildings, a swimming pool and tennis court.
For the horses: four stables with a storage barn, a Monarch horse walker and a 30x50m all-weather arena. Set in 22 acres.
What’s the damage? £4.95m
Agent: Knight Frank
Telephone number: 01285 897831
2. The Garden House, Gloucestershire
Time to Badminton Horse Trials: 15 minutes
For you: a refurbished Cotswold country house with six bedrooms, two guest flats, an office, games room, tennis court and bothy within well-established gardens.
For the horses: nine stables, plus feed and tack rooms and an implement shed. Set in 34 acres.
What’s the damage? £4m
Telephone number: 01285 627550
3. Upper Rushmire Farm, Gloucestershire
Time to Badminton Horse Trials: 20 minutes
For you: a period five-bedroom farmhouse, with a five-bedroom barn conversion plus permission to convert period outbuildings into two cottages.
For the horses: a U-shaped stable block with 10 loose boxes and a tack room. There is also a feed store and hay barn, plus an outdoor arena. Set in 22 acres with 40 acres available by separate negotiation.
What’s the damage? £2.5m
Agent: Strutt & Parker
Telephone number: 01285 897614
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4. Monkspool House, Somerset
Time to Badminton Horse Trials: 40 minutes
For you: a five-bedroom family home approached by a long drive, with a stone barn providing potential ancillary accommodation.
For the horses: four stables, an all-weather outdoor arena, secure tack room and a large modern barn providing HGV parking, with additional storage. Set in 11.33 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.35m
Agent: Crisp Cowley
Telephone number: 01225 789333
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Ref: Horse & Hound; 5 May 2016