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Regal Stables

Regal Stables are in the village of Kentford, just 4 miles from the centre of Newmarket. Kentford itself has a shop, 2 pubs and village hall. There are primary schools at Kennett and Moulton. The Kennett station has trains to Newmarket, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds.

Regal Stables has been designed to be in a state-of-the-art centre for the preparation, training, or rehabilitation of racehorses. With a canter track, lunge ring and horsewalker to be installed to the buyer's specification this is a remarkable opportunity to buy a new house and yard.

The site was designated by West Suffolk Council to be a Racehorse Training Establishment as part of the creation of Regal Meadows, a high-quality estate of impressive new houses on the historic site of Meddler Stud. Accordingly, buyers should be able to comply with the requirement to be preparing or rehabilitating racehorses. This stipulation does not require the purchaser to hold a trainer's licence.

The House

Approached from the Bury Road via Old Stables Lane, the house is well set back, overlooking its own paddocks; and separated from the lane by its utility and stable barns. Based on the 'Dewhurst' design, the interior is exceptionally well finished. Built by Heritage Developments to their exacting standards, this is the 'flagship' of the rest of the development, which has assured the attention to detail necessary for a high grade operation, which Regal Stables should attract.

The Stables

The magnificent new stable barn with 20 boxes has been finished with Röwer and Rüb fittings. The design allows the two ends, one with 8 boxes, the other with 12, to be put to different uses if necessary. There are wash boxes, tack, feed and mess rooms. This is an ideal working stable barn. Adjacent is the utility barn, with 5 bays and roller doors. Designed for fodder and bedding and as a workshop, with secure stores, canteen, shower and WCs, this is an extremely useful barn by the entrance to Regal Stables.

The Land

Behind and above the house is the well sheltered paddock, surrounded by mature trees, and gently sloping. This is capable of being subdivided if necessary. Between the stables and the main road is the level field for the canter track, which will be an oval of about 2 furlongs. In all there is about 5.35 acres


Old Stable Lane is a private road for Regal Meadows - there will be no restrictions on access to Regal Stables.

Town & Country Planning: The property is offered for sale subject to any current or past development plans, tree preservation orders, town planning schedules, applications, permissions and resolutions which may or may not have come in to force.

Note: Under a 2023 revision to Condition 28 of planning consent DC/14/0585/ OUT the property must be occupied by an equine operator, defined as an individual or entity that has a commercial operation involved in or connected to either the preparation or rehabilitation of racehorses.

Local Authority: West Suffolk Council, West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3YU Tel: 01284 763233

Council Tax: Band G. £3,321.07 Payable 2024 (2 Old Stable Lane)

Energy Performance Certificate: EPC Rating C

VAT: Any price guide given or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that the sale of the property or any part thereof or any right attached to it becomes a chargeable supply for the purpose of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition.

Fixtures and Fittings - The fixtures, fittings and equipment on site at the time of sale will be included in the sale price. An apportionment can be discussed.

Stamp Duty Land Tax. It is likely that Regal Stables will qualify for a mixed use assessment, providing a substantial discount to residential rates. Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the agents: Windsor Clive International 01672 521155

Boundaries, Plans, Areas, Schedules and Disputes - The Boundaries are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. The Purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and any error or mistake shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation thereof. Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any points arise on the general remarks and stipulations, particulars, schedules, plan or the interpretation of any of them, such questions shall be referred to the selling agents whose decisions acting as an expert shall be final.

Service Charge: There is an annual service charge of £350 for the upkeep of Old Stable Lane. Photographs Taken: July 2021 and February 2024

DIRECTIONS: From Newmarket clock tower take the Bury Road and fork right onto the B1506 signed to Bury St Edmunds. Continue for 3 miles, with gallops on the left and Moulton Paddocks on the right, to Kentford and go straight on at the cross roads. Regal Stables is on the right behind a low wall. Turn into Old Stable Lane and Regal Stables are on the right.


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1. These particulars are for guidance only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute part of an offer or contract.

2. Any description or information given should not be relied on as a statement or representation of fact or that the property or its services are in good condition. Neither Windsor Clive International Ltd nor any of its employees have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property.

3. Any reference to alteration to, or use of, any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consent has been obtained. These matters must be verified by any intending purchaser.

4. The plan included with these particulars is for identification purposes only and is based on the Ordnance Survey. Where revisions have been made by the Agents a full land survey has not been carried out, consequently where enclosures have been divided or altered, the position of the new boundaries together with the plotting of any new or altered building and any other information, whilst believed to be basically correct, are indicative only.

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