Ordeswell Manor Stud, a beautiful Cotswolds manor complete with prolific stud farm, is perfect for a country-loving family with an active interest in bloodstock. ?The market has seen no sign of a midsummer pause, and due to the bloodstock interest we are bringing the property to the market in time for those planning ahead for the autumn bloodstock sales,? said George Windsor Clive of Windsor Clive International. Owdeswell Manor and Stud at Andoversford, on the Cotswolds near Cheltenham, has been breeding thoroughbred horses for National Hunt and Flat races for the last 20 years.

With its 176 acres of prime Cotswold paddocks and pasture over limestone, Ordeswell is perfect for grazing large numbers of horses. ?Owdeswell is suitable for many different equine uses, and the ever popular ideal of a Cotswold manor house in over 100 acres of its own grounds means that we should attract residential interest as well,? said Mr Windsor Clive. Horses bred at Owdeswell include Monsieur le Curé (winner of the Sun Allliance Novices Chase at Cheltenham) and The Geezer (Group winner and second in the 2005 St Leger) as well as numerous successful point to pointers and hunter chasers.

The stud buildings are well arranged for the preparation of young horses for sale. There is a traditional stone barn, 17 boxes in traditional and modern buildings, yearling pens and machinery stores. A three bedroom bungalow provides good accommodation for staff.

The Manor itself is Grade II listed with a wealth of original stone fireplaces, an oak staircase and beautiful wood paneled rooms. Downstairs there are four reception rooms and five bedrooms on the second floor. The lawned gardens boast a 200 year old pergola and spring fed ponds to one side of the house provide an attractive water feature.

For more information or to arrange a viewing please telephone Windsor Clive International +44 (0)1672 521155 or Humberts +44 (0)1451 820913.

The price guide is offers in the region of £3.5 million.

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