Guide price £2,500,000
A superbly presented and historic Arts and Crafts country house offering extensive family accommodation and impressive leisure facilities with possibly one of the most enviable views in the Newmarket area - extending to approximately 15.4 acres in all (sts). Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Dining/Family Room, Study, Playroom, Kitchen, Utility Room, Boot Room, Two Cloakrooms, Cellar and Store Room. Landing, Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-Suite Bathroom, Four Further Bedrooms and Three Bath/Shower Rooms. Driveway and Parking, Garaging, Four Bay Cart Lodge with One Bedroom Annexe, Indoor Heated Swimming Pool with Sauna, Steam/Wet Room, Cloakroom, Games Room and Gym. 8 Stables, Tack Room, Feed Room, Hay Store, Paddocks, Floodlit Mange and Landscaped Gardens. THE PROPERTY White Horse Stables is an impressive country house enjoying stunning far-reaching views with a detached cottage, guest accommodation, indoor heated swimming pool and fitness complex, stables, paddocks and beautiful gardens and grounds (with no public footpaths crossing the land). Formerly The Old White Horse Inn, built in 1905 for the Earl of Ellesmere by the celebrated English architect Charles Voysey, this superb period property is Grade II Listed and built of roughcast render to buttressed brick walls with limestone dressings under a flared hipped plain slate roof. White Horse Stables provided an opportunity for Voysey to advance the open plan courtyard concept into a total architectural integration of the stables with the principle building. Internally the house is decorated and fitted to the highest of standards and specification with notable features being the spacious and welcoming reception hall, generously sized reception rooms, integrated kitchen opening to a vast split level dining / living / entertaining room, master bedroom suite, indoor swimming pool and leisure suite, superb equestrian facilities and established gardens and grounds. OUTSIDE White Horse Stables has two pairs of electric security gates leading to a carriage driveway providing parking for several cars and access to an oversized single garage, stable yard and the house. A separate driveway to the side leads past Honeysuckle Cottage to the garaging/cart lodge, extensive parking and further equestrian facilities. There are also two gated entrances to the paddocks flanking the lower High Street. The attractive and completely private grounds have been well maintained and provide a fantastic foreground to the far reaching views across rolling farmland and woodland, with manicured lawns and a variety of mature specimen trees, including lime and horse chestnut. Two terraces adjoin the rear of the house with wall heaters, wall mounted speakers and an awning to one, providing an impressive setting for alfresco dining and entertaining. The garden has a fantastic tree house and range of high quality adventure equipment. The superb equestrian facilities include a traditional formal stable yard with eight stables, wash off box, tack and feed rooms, hay store, oversized floodlit mange, muck heap and fourteen post and rail paddocks with troughs to all and field shelters to six. Well presented additional guest accommodation is located over the garaging/cart lodge with a spacious double bedroom and en-suite shower room. Honeysuckle Cottage is an attractive and well presented detached three bedroom period property which can be approached by a separate entrance from the High Street. The property is ideal for staff accommodation, additional family living or renting out to provide a source of income. LOCATION White Horse Stables is set in a part elevated edge of village location, enjoying far reaching countryside views. Stetchworth is a pleasant Cambridgeshire village with good local amenities including a highly regarded village school and award winning nursery, sports centre with tennis and squash courts and a Post Office/shop. Newmarket, just three miles away, offers an extensive range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, restaurants and leisure facilities, including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club. Newmarket is world famous as the headquarters of British racing and is home to many racing institutions including the National Stud, the National Horseracing Museum, Tattersalls and the Jockey Club. Some of the finest racing in the world is seen on Newmarket's two racecourses: the Rowley Mile and the July Course.
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