Droxford, South Downs National Park
4 bedroom Equestrian Facility for sale: Droxford, South Downs National Park
- 22.5 acres including 19.5 acres of paddocks
- 31 stables
- Indoor sand school and 2 outdoor floodlit arenas
- Horse walker, solarium, rug drying room, 2 tack/feed rooms, machinery store & mobile home
- Direct outriding
- Attractive private four bed detached farmhouse
- Separate access points to yard and residence
- Suitable for livery and or competition events
- Easily accessible to major road, rail and air networks
Outstanding equestrian facility in 22.5 acre site together with pretty farm house set in the heart of the South Downs National Park.
Rarely does an equestrian property of this nature with such an impressive range of facilities come to the market. It is the perfect acquisition for those looking to run an equestrian business however, it would equally suit a keen private enthusiast or competitor. Located on the fringes of Swanmore in the Meon Valley just a short drive from the popular market town of Bishops Waltham which boasts a variety of independent shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants this outstanding equestrian facility really does offer the perfect work life balance with the extensive yard being adjacent to the residential property yet both offering a high level of privacy from one another. The yard itself has its own gated entrance and extensive lorry parking & turning and comprises of 31 stables, most which are block built, a foodlit indoor 20 x 40meter sand school and two outdoor foodlight arenas with Equi Rubber surfaces.
Further facilities include a solarium, five horse walker, rug drying room, tack/feed rooms, machinery store and mobile home. A fully equipped kitchen can also be found out in the yard along with two WC’s. The paddocks which extend to some 19.5 acres are well laid out, level, well drained andfenced with the majority having automatic water feeders.
The farmhouse enjoys a private position within thestunning 22.5 acre setting and is accessed separatelyfrom the main equestrian elements. Of traditional whitewashed elevations under a tiled roof the accommodationis both well planned and appointed and currentlyprovides four bedrooms and two reception rooms.Immaculately presented there also exists potential forextension subject to obtaining the relevant consents.
The grounds surrounding the farmhouse extend toapproximately 2.5 acres and include lovely enclosedmature gardens which enjoy a high level of seclusionand privacy and which have been attractively plantedtogether with an adjacent orchard. Due to the south westerly orientation of the garden the terrace area,which can be accessed directly from the sitting room,enjoys a sunny disposition making it the ideal area foralfresco entertaining or to sit back, relax and unwind.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside the positioning of Mayhill Stud enables any rider access to an extensive network of bridleways with minimal roadwork. The current owners run dressage competitions from the yard however, further competition centres can be found locally at Quob Stables in Durley, Crofton Manor in Stubbington and Sparsholt college in Winchester. Gallops can also befound less than three miles away at the Holywell Estate.
The village of Swanmore is approximately half a mile away and features a public house, primary school, village store, butchers and church. More comprehensive facilities can be found in the market town of Wickham whilst the commercial centers of Southampton, Winchester and Portsmouth are also within travelling distance. Mayhill benefits from being easily accessible to all major road networks including the A272, A3, A32, M3 and M27. Direct rail links to London can be found at Winchester and Petersfield with domestic and international flights from Southampton Airport.
• TENURE: Freehold
• SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil red central heating.
• LOCAL AUTHORITY: Winchester City Council
• COUNCIL TAX: F
• RATEABLE VALUE FOR LIVERY - £9,100 pa
• EPC: D
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