4 dream equestrian homes with hot water on the yard *PICTURES*

When your fingers are colder than you thought possible and you just can’t face boiling to kettle again to finish giving your horse a warm bath, you’ll probably be dreaming of one of these yards which come complete with a hot water supply. Bliss.

1. Little Choppins, Suffolk

Zoe Napier, Little Choppins, £1,345,000-1


For you: a four-bedroom restored country house complete with a groom’s cottage and outdoor swimming pool. The property is set in a secluded valley.
For the horses: 14 loose boxes, a hot-water shower bay, tack room, feed store, outdoor arena with a judge’s box and a small indoor lunge/exercise arena. Set in 35.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.345m
Agent: Zoe Napier
Telephone number: 01621 840333
Visit: www.inthecountryside.com

2. North Acre Farm, Somerset

Savills, Northacre Farm, £1,695,000-1

For you: a spacious five-bedroom farmhouse with a three-bedroom cottage and far-reaching views.
For the horses: an American barn with seven loose boxes including a foaling box, a large tack room with hot water, a wash-down area and a hay barn. Adjacent to the barn is a 25x50m arena, and the land extends to about 27 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.695m
Agent: Savillsy
Telephone number: 01722 426 880
Visit: www.savills.co.uk

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3. Belvedere, Essex



For you: a two-bedroom bungalow with attic rooms and a detached studio annexe, plus a pair of outdoor kennels and grooms’ day room accommodation. The grounds include a small lake.
For the horses: an extensive yard and hot water wash down area, nine stables, a 40x20m floodlit arena with training mirrors, plus a feed room and tack room. Set in just under five acres.
What’s the damage? £835,000
Agent: Zoe Napier Country & Equestrian
Telephone number: 01621 840333
Visit: www.inthecountryside.com

4. Sperrins Farm, Hertfordshire

Savills, Sperrins Farm, £2,500,000-2


For you: a five-bedroom contemporary barn-style home complete with a terrace, privately situated wooden deck at first-floor level with a barbeque area and hot tub.
For the horses: a five-stable block with a tack room, office and shower room, meaning that there is hot water in the stable block which has the potential to be on the yard. Set in 4.35 acres.
What’s the damage? £2.5m
Agent: Savills
Telephone number: 01582 465000
Visit: www.savills.co.uk

Next week: Equestrian properties with American barns

Ref: Horse & Hound; 14 January 2016

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