homes & money: Three on view A horse next door

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Spell Howe, a four-bedroom house near Filey in Yorkshire, has views across to the North Sea coast, but the horses would be more interested in the equestrian accommodation which includes two paddocks of almost five acres, and two stables. One-day events, cross-country and show-jumping competitions are all within easy reach. With a 25ft sitting-room and 16ft kitchen. For sale at pounds 149,950 through Jacksons (01723 379991)

Oaklands, a three-bedroom house seven miles from the Devon coast, is the perfect country home for Trigger. There is a two-acre paddock and two stable blocks with tack room and haybarn. On the edge of a village, with school, general store and two pubs, the house has far-reaching views across Axminster and the Axe valley. pounds 149,750 through Palmer Snell (01297 35244).

Weavers Cottage near Amberley in Gloucestershire stands in five acres of gardens and paddocks. It has a timber-built stable block with two loose boxes and tack room. The five-bedroom 17th-century house, built of Cotswold stone, was originally a small weaver's cottage, now substantially enlarged. It has a 23ft drawing room, study, conservatory and 20ft kitchen with a green gas Aga. pounds 350,000 through Murrays (01453 755552).

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