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8th July, 2021

Weighed-In, Weighed-In: 10 Properties Close to a Racecourse

Weighed-In, Weighed-In: 10 Properties Close to a Racecourse

Does the thrill of sipping champagne by the finishing post get you raring to go? With so many quintessentially British racecourses up and down the country, it is easy to see why a race day is such a staple of our summertime culture. With Ladies Day events aplenty offering the opportunity to dress up in your finery, and historic horse racing weekends galore, for the betting professionals amongst us, there really is an abundance of draws to living close to your favourite racecourse.

Fine & Country has offices best placed in perfect proximity to the country’s top racecourses. Below we have listed some of the most decadent properties on the market ready for you to move into and enjoy your new lifestyle:

1. Ascot, Berkshire, 6 bedrooms - Ascot Racecourse | 1 Mile

This is a unique opportunity to purchase an amazing family home perfect for entertaining. This highly sought-after property is in a delightfully secluded position and boasts very private landscaped south-westerly facing gardens with a stunning refurbished swimming pool. There are six double bedrooms, five bathrooms, and five separate receptions rooms including a stunning conservatory overlooking the pool and gardens. Outside there is a self-contained one-bedroom annexe and approximately half an acre of gardens, purpose-built decking and a barbecue area.

2. Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, 3 bedrooms – Cheltenham Racecourse | 2 Miles

Welcome to The Broadwalk, a wonderful example of a three-bedroom apartment located within a prestigious development, enjoying a wonderful overview of Imperial Gardens and located within minutes' walk of Montpellier and the renowned, Promenade. The home is located on the second floor and benefits from lift access. Entering the property, the central hallway leads to all rooms with the wonderful drawing room located to the front of the building with three large sash windows overlooking Imperial Gardens, flooding the room with natural light.

With no onward chain, this charming detached barn conversion is located in the Georgian market town of Easingwold. The property is accessed via a long private driveway and boasts many character features including oak beams, exposed brick walls and oak wooden flooring. The superb open-plan living space has south-facing windows, underfloor heating and generous under stair storage.

Welcome to Strawberry Hall, a stunning 18th Century Hall set on a 1.2-acre of plot with a secure private driveway. This spectacular detached five-bedroom property boasts space, character, and privacy. With substantial living space across six reception rooms and four large double bedrooms, this family home has everything to offer and so much potential.

This impressive detached house can be found on one of the most prestigious roads in Kingston upon Thames. The private road is home to some of the finest houses in the county, and Woodview is one of its most spectacular, finished to the highest standard and spanning over 8,500 sq. ft. The property benefits from a secluded landscaped garden, a garage, and a large gated forecourt providing off-street parking for multiple vehicles.

This unique barn conversion is located in a secluded position on the edge of the village of Kedington. With 2,691 sq. ft. of versatile accommodation, the property benefits from four bedrooms on the first floor, a ground floor barn room/fifth bedroom with mezzanine bedroom space, and three reception rooms in total. The beautiful front and rear gardens feature patios and decking to enjoy the views, as well as a recently constructed garden room/office. The barns at Kedington were converted to houses in 1985 and date from the 18th century.

Landseer House is a handsome Regency-style home. Re-built in the character and style of the Georgian era and replicated throughout so precisely, the house looks as though it has been standing in its setting for far longer than its actual 20 years. Whilst brimming with style and elegance, Landseer House is a comfortable family home. Situated in a most peaceful spot on the West Sussex coastline the property enjoys many benefits, from an abundance of local wildlife to beautiful sunsets courtesy of the unpolluted star-filled night skies.

A rare opportunity to acquire a unique property standing in open countryside, complete with a superbly restored six-bedroom house, a detached staff cottage, and excellent equestrian facilities including extensive stabling standing in excess of 35 acres. Planning permission has been granted for the redevelopment of five barns for conversion. There is huge potential for a large-scale residential, commercial, or leisure style development subject to the necessary planning concerns being passed.

9. Englefield Green, Surrey, 6 bedrooms – Windsor Racecourse | 6 Miles

This spacious detached house has the advantage of an attached one-bedroom self-contained annex with a fitted stairlift. It is situated on a very popular road, just a short walk from the village green, and has secluded south and westerly facing gardens. The accommodation is superbly presented and offers fantastic space for a family, with generous reception and office space, a large kitchen/diner, and a utility room. There is plenty of off-road parking and a detached double garage, too.

The impressive accommodation of this fabulous, brand-new property comprises a welcoming reception hall with a cloakroom, a study, a snug, a large triple aspect living room, and a fabulous kitchen/breakfast room with built-in appliances and a utility room on the ground floor. There is a principal bedroom with en-suite facilities, a guest bedroom also with an en-suite, two further double bedrooms, and a family bathroom on the first floor. The property offers an attractive driveway that rises to a parking area. The exterior decking is a high-quality Tilon hard-wearing composite. Steps rise from the decking to an expanse of lawn enclosed by fencing and shrub borders, offering delightful views over paddock land to the rear.  

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