Sunday, January 17, 2021

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Dorset racing stables and stud for sale

 

Horse racing fans with £4.75 million ($6.26 million or €5.64 million) to spare could do worse than buy Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, near Dorchester in Dorset.

 

Offered for sale after the death of its owner, Liz Nelson MBE, in 2014, the stud and training establishment includes a 4,974 square foot eco house built in 2013, a trainer’s house, 5 residential staff apartments and a 32-bedroom staff dormitory. In addition, there are 27 stables in the property’s stud facility and 110 stables in the training facility as well as 3 horse walkers, a lunge ring and an indoor manège.

 

307.99 acres of land come as part of the package and on them there are two all-weather straight-line gallops, grass paddocks and arable land.

 

Of the sale, David Cross, a spokesman for agents Savills, told the Dorset Echo:

 

“Whitcombe offers a superb opportunity for an owner, trainer or breeder to create a base with extensive facilities in a fantastic rural setting”.

 

“Past trainers who have progressed from Whitcombe include Toby Balding and David Elsworth, and the establishment has produced some notable horses including Regal Scintilla and Cool Ground, which won the Cheltenham Gold Cup”.

 

Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY – Savills – For sale for £4.75 million – Liz Nelson MBE
Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY

Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY – Savills – For sale for £4.75 million – Liz Nelson MBE
The late Liz Nelson MBE

Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY – Savills – For sale for £4.75 million – Liz Nelson MBE
A horse on the gallops

Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY – Savills – For sale for £4.75 million – Liz Nelson MBE
Monymusk House has three bedrooms and features open plan living spaces also

Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY – Savills – For sale for £4.75 million – Liz Nelson MBE
The stud was built circa 2010

Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY – Savills – For sale for £4.75 million – Liz Nelson MBE
There is ample accommodation for many staff

Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY – Savills – For sale for £4.75 million – Liz Nelson MBE
The indoor manège measures 20m by 40m

Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY – Savills – For sale for £4.75 million – Liz Nelson MBE
One of two horse walkers

Racing on – Whitcombe Monymusk Racing Stables & Stud, Whitcombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8NY – Savills – For sale for £4.75 million – Liz Nelson MBE
A plan of the 307 acre site

 

 

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