Prop­erty Won­der­ful homes in West Sus­sex

Eques­trian homes sit­u­ated in Hick­stead show­ground’s home county

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WEST­BROOK LEA

Bog­nor Road, Near Hor­sham

For you: sur­rounded by rolling fields, this sin­gle-storey home is nes­tled in a tran­quil area of ru­ral coun­try­side. The ver­sa­tile in­te­rior lay­out in­cludes an en­trance lobby, din­ing and sit­ting rooms, con­ser­va­tory, kitchen, util­ity room, three dou­ble be­d­rooms in­clud­ing one en suite, and a fam­ily bath­room. Out­side there is an at­trac­tive gar­den area with a swim­ming pool, hot tub, sum­mer house and dog com­pound.

For the horses: sit­u­ated on the three acres of pas­ture is a sta­ble yard, which con­sists of seven loose boxes. The 20x40m Pasada­sur­faced out­door rid­ing arena has been well main­tained by the present owner and the pad­docks are all fenced with qual­ity po­stand-rail. As well as four field shel­ters, the yard ben­e­fits from a CCTV sys­tem. There is also a boot room/tack room fa­cil­ity. Usp: the prop­erty of­fers a chance to en­joy liv­ing in your own ru­ral en­clave, yet be within a short drive of Warn­ham, Dork­ing and Hor­sham, which of­fer main­line rail links to Lon­don, and easy ac­cess to the A24 link­ing to the A264 and M25.

£795,000, Equus Coun­try and Eques­trian, 01892 829014, equ­us­prop­erty.co.uk

AMBLEHURST MANOR FARM

Wis­bor­ough Green, Near Hor­sham

For you: sit­ting in over 10 acres of grounds, this tra­di­tional Sus­sex barn con­ver­sion ben­e­fits from a num­ber of im­pres­sive rooms, which are cou­pled with de­light­ful views. Of­fer­ing ac­com­mo­da­tion mostly over a sin­gle level, the house has a fam­ily kitchen com­plete with a sit­ting area, four dou­ble be­d­rooms, one bed­room guest an­nexe, six bath­rooms, and also fea­tures land­scaped gar­dens.

For the horses: four pur­pose­built loose boxes, a so­lar­ium and a tack room sit along­side spa­cious pad­docks that over­look a pic­turesque River Kird frontage. There is an ex­ter­nal wash­down area with light­ing. The land gen­tly un­du­lates and is laid to pas­ture, part post-and-rail fenced.

Usp: the prop­erty fea­tures a de­tached pe­riod out­build­ing, which has been re­cently ren­o­vated to pro­vide a gym, of­fice and home cin­ema fa­cil­i­ties. The vil­lage of Wis­bor­ough Green is the ar­che­typal English vil­lage with its cricket green, pri­mary school, church, pubs, vil­lage store and post of­fice, also of­fer­ing res­i­dents reg­u­lar main line ser­vices into Vic­to­ria and Water­loo sta­tions. £2.65m Sav­ills Guild­ford,

01483 796800, sav­ills.co.uk

WINEHAM PLACE

Wineham, Near Hen­field

For you: a nine-bed­room coun­try house set in the cen­tre of its own grounds. There are five bath­rooms and the master bed­room has an en suite bath­room with un­der­floor heat­ing. A top-floor view­ing plat­form pro­vides a spec­tac­u­lar sight of the sur­round­ing grounds. For the horses: in­cluded in the 46.5 acres of wood­land and pas­ture is a se­lec­tion of out­build­ings which lend them­selves to eques­trian use. There are three sep­a­rate lots of pad­dock and wood­land avail­able by sep­a­rate ne­go­ti­a­tion. Ideally sit­u­ated for the lo­cal eques­trian scene with The All Eng­land Jump­ing Course, Hick­stead, and arena polo club within three miles.

Usp: dat­ing back to the early 20th cen­tury, the prop­erty has been con­sid­er­ably up­dated and was ex­tended in 2006, cre­at­ing a mod­ern fea­ture room on the west side of the prop­erty over­look­ing the gar­dens. The grounds in­clude a lake lo­cated at the end of the drive­way.

£3.2m Knight Frank,

020 7167 2491, knight­frank.co.uk

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