With the Fine & Country Gold Cup fast approaching, we all have polo on our minds. To mark the occasion, we take a look at the country’s best equestrian homes for sale.
Equestrian properties for sale from Surrey to Cornwall
Tandridge, Nr Oxted, Surrey, £1,269,000
Believed to date from the 17th Century, Brook Cottage is a wonderful period home. It’s a perfect equestrian retreat, as it’s set back from the road with three acres of gardens and paddocks. Plus, it has a sand school and two stables with a feed and storage room.
The mature gardens are a delight and a brook can be found trickling along on the property’s western boundary.
A well-regarded designer created this equestrian paradise in 2006. The house blends classic and contemporary design, with a west wing that can be isolated from the rest of the property if required.
The excellent equestrian facilities include post and railed paddocks, and a stable block with two foaling boxes, three loose boxes and a stallion box. In all the grounds extend to around 14.5 acres.
Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire, £2,450,000
For the entrepreneurial minded, this beautiful home with equestrian facilities is currently being run as a successful guest house with eight bedrooms and bathrooms.
Dovecote Stables consists of seven stables, a storage room and a tack room, with a converted upstairs that houses an office, sitting room, kitchen and bathroom. With 26 acres of land, and the potential to purchase an additional 57 acres, it’s the perfect place for horse riding.
Ulcombe, nr Headcorn, £1,350,000
Peckham Farm comprises the ideal Georgian countryside retreat with an idyllic walled garden for privacy. The bespoke interiors are of particular note: redone by the current owners the designs were chosen to suit the space and feel of the house.
The six acres of land boast two large barns, one with three indoor stables and parking for a horsebox, and the other for hay storage and a tack room. Outside, there is a 20m x 40m ménage which is a sand and rubber topped surface, which leads to the interlinking paddocks with excellent grazing.
Kingbeare, North Hill, Launceston, £750,000
This proudly-positioned five-bedroom Georgian country residence enjoys unrivalled expansive views, close to the foot of Bodmin Moor in Cornwall.
Externally, there are many outbuildings and almost 4.5 acres of grounds which are a good mix of attractive gardens, lawn and five stock-proof paddocks which have been recently fenced. Plus, there is a large stable block