Wilstead BEDFORDSHIRE

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  • Highly Successful Riding School & Livery Business
  • Detached Three/Four Bedroom Residence (EOC) 
  • Twenty-Eight Stables Plus Ancillary Buildings
  • Indoor and Outdoor Arenas
  • Level Paddocks
  • Approx. 11.6 Acres In All

A highly successful riding school and livery business, set in approx. 11.6 acres, with a 3/4 bedroom residence (EOC), 28 stables, indoor & outdoor arenas and level paddocks
We understand the riding school was established in the 1980’s and the present owners have been there since 2003. The business is run by the vendors, plus a number of full and part-time staff, with around eight to ten horses on livery (both full and part) and around ten to fifteen horses in the riding school. The business currently has an excellent turnover in the region of £215 - £220,000 per annum, further details of which are available from the agents to genuinely interested parties, who have viewed the property.
The house was built in 1992 and has an equestrian occupancy condition, further details of which are available from the agents.
The property lies within the village of Wilstead which has a shop / Post Office, pharmacy, hairdresser, Indian and Chinese takeaways, two pubs and several churches. The surrounding area offers excellent hacking on bridleways and country roads with popular routes providing one hour or three hour rides, and there are competition centres at Addington, Keysoe and Bury Farm.
Communications are also excellent with easy access to the A1 dual carriageway, M1 motorway and Luton Airport.

A public footpath crosses through the property.

Price Guide £1,100,000 Ref: EO5154

THE RESIDENCE

Built in 1992 with dual fuel central heating and double glazing. The accommodation in brief is as follows, please refer to floor plan for approx. room sizes

The Main Entrance leads directly into the Kitchen / Breakfast Room which was newly fitted in 2016 with a range of base and eye level units, dual fuel Rangemaster cooker with extractor hood, 1½ bowl sink with drainer and mixer tap, stairs to first floor and access to a Cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.
The Sitting Room has exposed ceiling beams and leads through to a Hall / Boot Room with an external front door. It leads on to the Study / Bedroom Four which has external glazed double doors to the garden and the downstairs Bathroom with a panelled bath and shower mixer tap, wash hand basin, tiled walls and floor.
On the first floor the Master Bedroom has an En Suite Shower Room and folding doors to a balcony.
There are Two Further Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom with roll top bath, wash hand basin, WC and cubicle with mains shower.

Price Guide £1,100,000Ref: EO5154

OUTSIDE & EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES

The property is approached through electric gates with a tarmacadam drive, leading past the residence and on to a Large Parking Area adjacent to the equestrian facilities. Please note that a neighbouring private yard has access to their stables and yard, opposite the main parking area.
The Main Stable Yard is built of timber, under a corrugated roof, set on a concrete base in a U-shape, with light, power and water supplies, CCTV, alarm system and security lighting. There are Seventeen Loose Boxes, ranging from 14’5 x 10’10 (about 4.4m x 3.3m) to 10’9 x 9’ (about 3.3m x 2.8m) Tack Room, Numerous Storage Barns, Laundry, Yard WC, Office and Staff Room.
The Second Stable Yard is built of timber under an onduline roof, with concrete base, light, power and water supplies. It comprises Eight Loose Boxes, ranging from 12’ x 12’ (about 3.6m x 3.6m) to 7’7 x 6’9 (about 2.3m x 2.1m) plus a Hay Store.
There are Two Further Pony Stables and an Isolation Stable, a feed Room and numerous Storage Barns.
Indoor Arena 130’ x 65’ (about 40m x 20m) with Flexiride, sand and carpet/fibre surface, floodlights and Storage Area 65’ x 32’ (about 20m x 10m) at the far end.
Outdoor Arena 131’ x 66’ (about 40m x 20m) floodlit with Flexiride, sand/rubber surface, post and railed.

THE LAND

The Land adjoins in eleven level paddocks with a central, hard-surfaced access track. They are enclosed by a mixture of post and rail / mains fed electric fencing and water is supplied to field troughs.

 

IN ALL APPROX. 11.6 ACRES

 (About 4.7 Hectares)

 

Price Guide £1,100,000Ref: EO5154