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7 excellent North East properties for equestrian enthusiasts

If you’re in search of a new home that offers a rural location and equine facilities - we’ve highlighted 7 properties which are ideal for any equestrian enthusiast hoping to find their next home in Aberdeenshire.

7 excellent North East properties for equestrian enthusiasts

Finding the ideal home for you and your family can be tricky, however, if you’re also a current or aspiring horse owner, choosing a home comes with even more important considerations. Not only are you searching for a place that ticks all the boxes in terms of size and location, you’ll also be hoping to acquire a property with enough land, stables and potential riding facilities.

To help you in your search, we’ve highlighted 7 properties which offer beautiful countryside surroundings and excellent equine facilities - ideal for any equestrian enthusiast hoping to find their next home in Aberdeenshire…

Hill of Park House, Banchory

Situated on the edge of the Royal Deeside village of Drumoak, this impressive 5 bedroom family home enjoys an expansive 4 acre paddock with lovely views over the Dee Valley - ideally suited for equestrian use and enjoying the best of country living.

The property also features 3 outbuildings, including a double garage, steel framed shed and stone shed, any of which could be utilised as a tack room or storage unit for equestrian supplies.

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Newbraes House, Steading And Bothy

This traditional mid-19th century farmhouse in Muir of Fowlis benefits from an elevated position and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The 5 bedroom property also includes a steading and bothy, both of which have planning permission to convert into an additional property and holiday home.

Not only does this home present a potential business opportunity, NewBraes House has also been granted lapsed planning permission for a stable block to keep up to 3 horses, and is set within extensive garden grounds of approximately 4.5 acres - ideal for anyone hoping to keep horses in the future.

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Upper Knox Farm, Inverbervie

Set within the scenic outskirts of the coastal town of Inverbervie, this impressive 5 bedroom detached property has been recently upgraded throughout to offer a spacious and versatile layout for family life.

Outside, this generous plot benefits from 4 acres of land with a paddock and sand school, as well as a range of stone-built steadings, one of which has already been utilised as a stable block with 4 stalls. This property would make an excellent home for an equestrian family hoping to enjoy a rural lifestyle.

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Blackbriggs, Auchnagatt, Ellon

For those in search of a potential business opportunity as well as a new home, Blackbriggs offers three residences - including a 4 bedroom family home and two self-contained converted steadings which would make excellent holiday homes.

This property is also an ideal choice for any equestrian enthusiast, with an impressive 10 acres of land for grazing and riding, as well as a large agricultural shed which could be utilised as a stable block and tack room.

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Shiels Lodge, Whitecairns

This 6 bedroom granite farmhouse located just north of Balmedie enjoys idyllic surroundings with easy access to Aberdeen, Dyce and Bridge of Don.

Outside you’ll find a large stable with plenty of room for storing equestrian supplies, as well as a good sized paddock to the front of the property, making this lovely home an ideal choice for anyone with a horse or pony.

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Overton of Auchnagatt, Ellon

This charming 5 bedroom farmhouse on the edge of Auchnagatt, located only 8 miles north of Ellon, offers a prime setting for equestrian enthusiasts and horse owners. The property itself has been renovated to a high standard throughout, combining traditional features with contemporary decor.

Set within approximately 5 acres, it provides grazing land for horses, with the added benefit of a large field shelter and an outdoor riding arena. Included in the purchase is a spacious agricultural shed with a block of 3 stables and adequate space for storing feed and equestrian supplies.

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Oldmill Steadings, New Byth

This 4 bedroom converted steading on the outskirts of New Byth, Turriff, is set amongst peaceful countryside. The interior features a farm-style kitchen, dining and family area, as well as a separate lounge with French doors that open to the rear garden - ideal for relaxing and taking in the beautiful surroundings.

The property is situated on approximately 2.5 acres of land, with the addition of a workshop, storage facility and stable block for 3 horses, offering an ideal setting for any equestrian enthusiast to call home.

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