A perfect home for horse lovers has come to market near Crewkerne, Somerset.

Hewingbere Cottage, between Hardington and North Perrott, is a period five bedroom family home complete with stabling, outbuildings and 22.44 acres.

It forms part of the Britton House Stud and is surrounded by open rolling countryside comprising undulating pasture land, providing many opportunities for walking and riding.

The original property is believed to date from circa 1906 and been added to in the 1980s. It has many attractive features including oak flooring throughout a large part of the ground floor and stone fireplaces.

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Large gardens surround the house which are an important feature of the property and comprise, a level lawn containing a number of interesting features including pond areas.

There are small paddock areas for grazing and manège with access to further yard area with paddock area beyond.

In total the property extends to 8.92 acres or thereabouts enclosed by post and rail fencing and mature broadleaf hedgerows and trees enjoying pretty views over the surrounding South Somerset open countryside.

The stable block has seven stables and a feed store/ tack room around the yard.

Hewingbere Cottage is on the market with Greenslade Taylor Hunt with a guide price of £1.35m.