An Equestrian Smallholding Located in a Highly Sought After Location With Outstanding Outriding and Excellent Communication Links. In total 9.5 Acres.
A rarely available equestrian smallholding located in a highly regarded village with excellent outriding and well placed fro access to major road network and London. Brick built yard with seven stables and accommodation apartment with D2 use. Further yard with pony boxes and well laid out paddocks with good grazing over chalk and clay mix base. 9.5 acres.
Dunstable 2 miles, Leighton Buzzard 7 miles, Bletchley 14 miles
Mainline Train Services: Leighton Buzzard to London Euston 30 minutes
International airports: Luton International Airport 13 miles, Heathrow
Whistlebrook Stud is a delightful equestrian smallholding well
positioned for easy access to major road networks and travel to central
London whilst enjoying a peaceful location with super views and
excellent outriding. Situated in the highly regarded village of Sewell
which is only a 5 minute drive from local shopping and just 8 miles
from Junction 12 of the M1. Outriding is found on the local bridleway
network that accesses to National Trust Dunstable Downs.
Bedfordshire offers plenty of excellent schools, both state and
private, including the renowned Bedford School, closer to the property
St Georges Prep can be found which is just 2.5 miles away. Local state
schools are found in Dunstable and Totternhoe. Further details can be
found on www.isc.co.uk and www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk
Local, Sporting and Recreational
There is superb outriding from
Whistlebrook, accessing the bridleway network from the end of the
village ‘no through road`, from here you can access the Nationals Trust
managed Dunstable Downs and further beyond Ashridge Forest, some
of the best riding in the South East. Walking opportunities are abundant
and nearby gyms are in Dunstable with an excellent David Lloyd Club
in Luton. Nearest Golf Club is Dunstable Downs and also the superb
Stocks Golf Club is only 10 miles away
Formerly a stud farm and also a riding school, Whistlebrook Stud offers
the ideal smallholding opportunity for the equestrian. Gated from the
lane in Sewell, there is plenty of off road parking and a well-designed
yard with brick built equestrian building providing seven stables, store
room, feed room, office and access to the accommodation. In
the front yard, which includes a large concreted area with tie up bar
and side access to the rear there are three stables plus a foaling box. To the rear there is a covered rug store and door to the accommodation and office. The pathway runs the rear
of the building leading to the side yard with a further four stables and
wash down area, again all enclosed with generous concreted yard and
tie up. There is a vehicular access to the arena which is sand mix and
vehicular access leads to the paddocks which are a mix of chalk and
clay base. The paddocks are divided into four, all fenced with post and
rail and mature hedging.
There is a further fenced and concreted yard at the bottom for the
paddocks containing four timber built pony boxes and one of the
paddocks has a timber field shelter. The footprint of a second remains.
• Seven Brick Built Stables
• Store Room
• Rug Room
• Four Timber Pony Stables
• 44M X 30M Floodlit Arena
• Four well fenced Paddocks
• Car Parking
Whistlebrook Stud originated as a training centre with teaching room
and day room. The property was enhanced further ten years ago to
incorporate accommodation and this enjoys a separate access with
reception room, office and shower room and to the first floor a large
landing with shower room, large open plan living room with side
access to a balcony and separate bedroom. The property has been
occupied for in excess of ten years so a prospective purchaser should
explore the lawful use of the site. Current use is D2.
• Reception Room
• Kitchen/Day Room
• Shower Room
• Store Room
• Double Bedroom
• Open plan Living/Day Room
• Shower Room
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form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for
guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has
all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant has not tested any services,
equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for
reference only. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale or entitle either party to
compensation in respect thereof.
Local Authority Central Bedfordshire Council
Services Mains water and electricity. Mains drainage.
Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixture, fittings and garden ornaments
are excluded from the sale.
Tenure The property is sold as Freehold and will be sold with vacant possession on
Particulars Prepared by Charlotte Roberts-Barr September2021
Property Code CV,EQ,TL,FL
EPC RATING - 45/B
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Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.