Our pick of properties perfect for horse owners in one of the home counties

1. Hedge Farm, near Goldaming

For you: a Grade II-listed farmhouse dating back to 1468, which has been recently refurbished. There are five bedrooms as well as a detached outbuilding, which the current owners use as a games room, along with a separate oak-framed guest house and a groom’s cottage.
For the horses: an all-weather arena, American-style barn with eight stables plus a further secluded stable block with three boxes. Set in approximately 17 acres, which includes gardens, paddocks and woodland.
What’s the damage? £2.75m
Agent: Hamptons
Telephone: 01483 905232
Visit: hamptons.co.uk

2. Croft End, near Horsham

For you: a spacious, detached bungalow, which dates from around 1910, with three bedrooms, in a rural location. It’s approached off a country road via a double-gated entrance, with plenty of parking and garages, which have planning permission.
For the horses: an American- style barn with four stables and a feed store. There are an additional two stables, a tack room, hay barn, Claydon five horse walker with rubber-tile flooring and a 20x40m floodlit, all-weather arena. Set in 5.5 acres.
What’s the damage? £975,000
Agent: Rural Scene
Telephone: 01264 850700
Visit: ruralscene.co.uk

3. Benoni, near Cranleigh

For you: a four-bedroom detached house in the heart of the pretty Surrey village of Alfold, set well back from the road opposite the village stores. There is a conservatory and views across the gardens and paddocks, with a garage and parking. It is being sold subject to an overage clause in case of increase in value resulting from development.
For the horses: formerly run as a stud, there are 10 looseboxes, a sand school, hay store and rug room. Set in 8.4 acres.
What’s the damage? in excess of £800,000
Agent: Batcheller Monkhouse
Telephone: 01798 872081
Visit: batchellermonkhouse.com

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4. Churt Meadows, near Farnham

For you: a modern country house in the style of a Sussex farmhouse, with five bedrooms. It’s in a peaceful setting at the end of a long drive. There’s a detached coach house cottage with planning permission for an extension, and outside are parkland grounds, a walled garden and woodland.
For the horses: six stables and further stores, as well as fenced paddocks. Set in 16 acres. What’s the damage? £3.7m
Agent: Savills
Telephone: 01252 729002
Visit: savills.com

Next week: Equestrian properties for sale in Hampshire

Ref: Horse & Hound; 7 December 2017