Dreaming of a long driveway? Check out these equestrian properties for sale

Opt for the long approach and set yourself back from the road with this pick of properties

1. Oaklands, Leicestershire


For you: an extensive driveway leading to a five-bedroom house, in rolling countryside. It has an office, indoor swimming pool and gym.
For the horses: a stable block with two individual stables, a tack room and a hay store. The property also has numerous outbuildings that could easily be used as additional loose boxes. Set in 16 acres of parkland.
What’s the damage? £1.85m
Agent: Alexanders
Telephone number: 01509 861222
Visit: www.alexanders-estates.com

2. Edgerley House, Devon


For you: a four-bedroom country home with a driveway that is a quarter of a mile long, and far-reaching views. There is an attractive and level lawned garden and a spacious outside terrace for al fresco entertaining.
For the horses: a 20x40m arena, five stables, a tack room, feed store and Linhay barn. Set in 12.4 acres.
What’s the damage? £1.1m
Agent: Fox Grant
Telephone number: 01722 782727
Visit: www.foxgrant.com

3. Orchard Barn, Gloucestershire


For you: a converted Grade II-listed, 18th-century threshing barn with four-bedrooms, approached via a tree-lined gravel drive. It is positioned adjacent to Gatcombe Park in a secluded, though not isolated, area.
For the horses: there is a large, level field and a paddock, plus a network of bridleways in the immediate area. There is lapsed planning permission for stabling, so the future owner would need to reapply. Set in eight acres.
What’s the damage? £1.95m
Agent: Murrays Estate Agents
Telephone number: 01453 886334
Visit: www.murraysestateagents.co.uk

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4. Ennim House, Cumbria


For you: a sweeping driveway leads to a seven-bedroom stone manor house with nine acres of grounds and a two-bedroom stone lodge. There is a large library with period detailing and access on to a veranda overlooking the gardens.
For the horses: a stable block with original loose boxes, a fitted tack room and garaging. There is a hayloft and separate stone-built kennels.
What’s the damage? £1.695m
Agent: H&H King
Telephone number: 01768 840619
Visit: www.hhking.co.uk

Next week: Equestrian properties with indoor schools

Ref: Horse & Hound; 13 October 2016

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