If you are keeping your property this year, then you will be able to kick back, guilt free and enjoy your newly restored home and balmy evenings riding throughout the summer months (weather conditions not guaranteed).
If you are looking to sell, then it’s worth knowing that research carried out by Barclays found nearly half of homebuyers would offer 20% less than the asking price if they thought a property had an untidy exterior.
If the same applied to an equestrian property, where there was an asking price of £1million, the discount would be £200k – the cost of a top of the range new horse box (with slide out sides of course) or an indoor school for next winter. Now there’s a thought…
Louise Harrison, Savills