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Rabley, Poulton, Marlborough, .

A House and barn with 55 acres with significant scope and planning for further development as training yard or stud farm.

London 78 Miles • Marlborough 1 mile • Hungerford 9 miles

Four-bedroom house with fantastic views across the paddocks and Kennet Valley

Two Barns for 20 boxes and a horse walker

Planning approval for a larger barn of around 710 m² incorporating two flats

Free draining paddocks on chalk.

About 55 acres.

Four-bedroom house

Two Barns for 20 boxes

Horse walker

Planning for a larger barn of around 710 m² incorporating two flats

Free draining paddocks on chalk.

In all around 55.76 acres (22.56 ha).

Available as a whole or in two lots

Guide Price: £1,500,000

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Rabley House and Stud is a new facility that gives the purchaser an opportunity to create a finished stud farm according to their own specifications. Rabley is extremely well located, at Poulton, on the outskirts of Marlborough, a large market town well known for its association with the bloodstock industry and is an area populated by many stud farms and training yards.

It is also within easy reach of the M4 and 78 miles from central London.

The 55 acre property is available in 2 Lots:

LOT 1 about 14 acres

Rabley House

The manager's house is a new dwelling of around 1,700 square feet and of red brick under a tiled roof, with: entrance hall, good sized dining and sitting rooms. The house has a practical kitchen with own access, as well as downstairs WC, utility room and study.

On the first floor are four bedrooms, one of which is ensuite, and separate bath and shower room.

The Barn

The Barn by the house, built by Shufflebottom, is a 6 bay steel framed barn of block under a corrugated steel roof with steel cladding at either end.

Behind the house is a 5 bay covered, Claydon horse walker, with double paddles.

At the far end of the 3.23 acres to the north of the lane is a site with planning approval for a second barn, including 2 staff flats.

Across the lane is about 11 acres of pasture, as shown on the site plan.

Planning Consent

Under the consent 15/12675/FUL, there is planning approval for a further, larger barn of around 710m². The consent for the building incorporates two one-bedroomed flats, each of around 600 ft².

The barn is likely to be able to house around 30 boxes plus feed and tack rooms, subject to the purchaser's requirements.

It is understood that this consent is part implemented.

Plans and a copy of the decision notice are available from the agent.

LOT 2 The Remaining Land, about 41 acres

With a gated access at the bottom of the hill this is about 41 acres of south facing pasture, over chalk, leading down to the Marlborough to Ramsbury road. By the entrance is a 5 bay barn of similar construction to that in Lot 1.


Method of Sale

Rabley House and Stud is being offered for sale by private treaty as a whole or in 2 lots:

LOT 1: Rabley House with about 14 acres

LOT 2: 41 acres of gently sloping land with a barn

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC rating for Rabley House is C. Copies of the report are available from the agent.

Council Tax

The property is not currently assessed for council tax.

Local Authority

Wiltshire Council, Bythsea Road, Trowbridge, BA14 8JN. Tel: 0300 456 0100


The Water is a private supply from the adjacent farm, private drainage, mains electricity for the house, upper barn and horsewalker, and oil-fired central heating. The lower barn is fitted for a generator supply.


The planning consent for the house (14/02549/OUT) states that:

The occupation of the house "shall be limited to a person solely or mainly working, or last working, in the training/keeping/breeding of horses, in agriculture or in forestry in the locality, or a widow or a widow of such a person".

Development Uplift

There has been significant interest in housing developers in a large part of the site, accordingly the vendor would wish to receive a portion of any future development value.


The photographs in the were taken in May 2020. Any fittings or fixtures or equipment shown are not necessarily included in the sale. Please check any items of importance with the selling agents.

Plans, Areas and Schedules

The plans and the areas displayed have been prepared for information and illustrative purposes only and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed.


In the event that Value Added Tax becomes payable in respect of the property or assets sold the purchasers in addition to the consideration will pay to the vendors the full amount of such Value Added Tax.


Strictly by appointment with agent: Windsor Clive International (01672 521155)

Health and Safety

When viewing please be aware that the property is a working stud farm with horses and prospective purchasers should not go in to paddocks with horses.


Windsor Clive International give notice to anyone who may read these Particulars as follows:

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 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.