77.75 Ac(31.46 Ha)
Guide price £3,250,000

Snailwell StudShort Road, Snailwell, Newmarket, CB8 7LJ

  • Sold
  • Freehold

Key features

  • Sold in March 2019
  • Stud groom's house, 4 cottages and a staff flat
  • Stud buildings in two groups with 70 boxes
  • Stores and stud office
  • Immaculate post and railed paddocks
  • In all about 77.747 acres (31.463 hectares)

A famous Newmarket stud farm with an impressive record

About this property

  • Just two miles from the centre of Newmarket, Snailwell Stud must be rated as one of the most desirable studs farms in the Newmarket area, particularly as it is suitable for broodmares and standing stallions. With a rich history, a good principal house, plenty of housing and well arranged buildings, it is a rarity in the market place.

    Snailwell Stud is conveniently placed between Snailwell village and the A14. The main entrance is off Short Road, through automatic wrought iron gates. The driveway, passing the office on the right leads to:-

    Busted House
    Built in about 1990 for Mrs. Dana Brudenell-Bruce, and named after the famous stallion, Busted House stands in an elevated position looking over stud paddocks. With excellent reception rooms and generous utility areas, the house has been designed for entertaining and is decorated in a modern country style.

    1 Short Road
    A detached 3 bedroom groom's cottage

    3 and 5, Short Road
    A pair of 3 bedroom semi-detached cottages

    Lower Yard Cottages, Newmarket Road
    A pair of 3 bedroom semi-detached cottages

    Upper Yard
    The main yards have been built in various stages. The original oak framed boxes were of timber reclaimed from naval ships and were reassembled at Snailwell in 1903. The yards are well arranged and have CCTV surveillance.

    - Main Yard - 19 boxes of stone under a tiled roof, the yard has been refurbished with many new doors and windows.
    - Foaling Yard - 11 boxes of timber on brick plinth under a tiled roof with vents
    - The Court Yard - 14 boxes of timber on a brick plinth under a tiled roof with roof vents
    - Stallion Boxes - 2 boxes of timber under a tiled roof with cupola vents

    In addition, there is the stud office with the groom's flat above, a machinery barn, a hay barn and vet room.

    Lower Yard
    A self contained stable yard suitable for a stud farm or racehorse training purposes (James Fanshawe started his training career in the Lower Yard). Comprising 22 stables, partly of timber and partly of block, under a tiled roof. There is also a tack room, vet room and WC.

    For more details, please download the PDF brochure or contact Savills for a hard copy, further information and to arrange a viewing.

An opportunity to own a famous Newmarket stud farm with an impressive record

Louise HarrisonProperty agent

Local information

  • Newmarket is the global headquarters of the racing industry with 2 racecourses, over 70 trainers in the town and surrounding area, and particularly, the base for Tattersalls Sales. The greatest concentration of stud farms is around the town, enabling a thriving business of boarding mares visiting the locally based stallions.
  • Snailwell Stud is conveniently placed between Snailwell village and the A14.

Additional information

  • Directions: From London take the M11/A11 towards Newmarket until it merges with the A14, then take the first exit onto the A142 towards Ely and Newmarket. Turn left towards Ely, and immediately right to Snailwell Village. Drive through Plantation Stud, over the railway bridge and the entrance to Snailwell Stud is on the right, immediately after the Snailwell Village sign and after a long white building.
  • EPC Rating = F