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Successfully selling equestrian homes

Successfully selling equestrian homes

Piers Layburn, Office and Sales Manager, and member of Stags' Equestrian DepartmentPiers Layburn, Associate Partner and member of Stags' Equestrian Department, looks back on a notable sale from 2023 and highlights our unique, knowledgeable edge when it comes to selling, and helping clients find, the ideal equestrian home. 

Over £77million worth of properties marketed as equestrian sold in 2023, Stags have a unique understanding of equine property pursuits and, with many of our team members riding and competing themselves, our Equestrian Department offers an abundance of personal knowledge and expertise of your equestrian requirements and needs.

A highlight sale from 2023 is West Stowford, a charming four-bedroom detached farmhouse with excellent equestrian facilities and 18.47 acres of land. The property is accessed via double gates and a lovely, long drive with attractive grounds including mature gardens, a delightful orchard, lawns and a number of well-draining paddocks with water access.

The traditional barns, believed to have been a former dairy, have been adapted for equestrian use, offering 10 stables, with a shoeing area, tack room, feed room and ample storage. There are two further separate timber framed stable blocks on wood chippings enclosed with post and rail fencing. The facilities also include an outdoor all-weather arena and a secure post and rail round pen.
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The previous owners enjoyed the property for its privacy and excellent equestrian facilities allowing them to not only accommodate their own horses but also provide space for visitors as they used to enjoy riding the local countryside and horseback tours on some of the nearby stunning coastline and beaches North Cornwall has to offer.

The property enjoys a peaceful and rural position, between the villages of Bradworthy and Kilkhampton, both of which have their own post office/general store’s and pubs. Holsworthy is eight miles away with a more comprehensive range of facilities including a Waitrose supermarket, and the popular coastal town of Bude is about 9.5 miles to the south west.

West Stowford is a rare opportunity for a property with the set-up it offers and land surrounding, providing a haven in this popular rural part of Devon.

The buyers, moving to the area from out of the county were enticed by this opportunity and saw scope to further improve the main house to provide them with the country dream home they were looking for.

West Stowford was successfully sold by Stags’ Launceston office at a Guide Price of £975,000. For further information on similar properties in the area, the office can be contacted on 01566 774999 or