Maelor Equestrian Centre

Gresford Road, Hope, Wrexham, Wales, LL12 9SD

In Excess of £650,000

For Sale

A well-equipped & thriving Equestrian Competition Centre nr. Gresford, Wrexham with approx. 21.6 acres.


  • Main Arena inc: Indoor School (62m x 24m, Gel Track surface), 120 seat Grandstand, WC and Shower facilities, Judges Box

  • Staff canteen / Café viewing areas, former Tack Shop / Store Room, front & side access.

  • 19 American Barn style block built Stables, hot water Wash Box.

  • Timber Stable Block in need of refurb or conversion appeal (sub to PP).

  • 50m x 50m floodlit outdoor Arena, silica sand and fibre. Large hardstanding lorry and car park areas.

  • Planning submitted for 4 Bed detached house on site (Ref: 054986).

  • Access to miles of outriding direct from the property.
  • In all about 21.6 acres.
  • 21.60 Acres
  • Manege
  • Stabling
  • Paddock / Land
  • Tack Room
  • Barn
  • Outbuildings
  • Horsebox Parking

Location Map



Distances (approx.)
Hope 1m | A483 J7 3m | Wrexham 6m | Mold 7m | Chester 11m | Liverpool 25m | Shrewsbury 39m | Manchester 50m |

Maelor Equestrian Centre lies within a delightful location with glorious rural views all around. The property is accessed via a sweeping driveway off Gresford Road, just outside the village of Hope, near Wrexham. The drive is shared with one other property & leads to the spacious hardstanding parking areas set well back from the road.

The property is easily accessible with junction 7 of the A483 dual carriageway approximately 3miles to the east, providing road links to the A55, M56, M6 & A5. The nearby villages of Hope, Higher Kinnerton and Rossett provide local services for everyday needs, with Wrexham and the historic city of Chester a short distance away providing a comprehensive range of shopping, schooling and leisure facilities, complimented by several out of town retail parks.

Maelor Equestrian Centre is a superbly equipped, family run equestrian competition centre. The vendors have developed the Farm to run this thriving centre with principle activities evolving around teaching, events, facilities hire and some liveries. A full list of the activities & prices can be seen via the properties website:

Regular users include British Showjumping and British Dressage affiliated and unaffiliated competitions, British Young Riders Dressage, British Driving, Foal Shows, Welsh Pony Society, Sports Pony Society, Dog Agility classes, multiple private individuals, regular teaching classes & camps.

The vendors principally have their own horses on site with a few liveries but there is considerable scope and demand to increase the liveries. The vendors have submitted architect designed plans for a detached 4 bedroomed dwelling on site.

Maelor Equestrian Centre will have a broad appeal to those who want to continue its current activities, seek to progress the planning application or potentially explore various other changes of use to suit their plans, subject to relevant planning consents. A list of the accommodation is outlined below:

Main Building (31m x 62m) of steel portal frame construction, clear span, pitched roof with translucent roof lights, front and rear double sliding access doors, housing:
• Indoor Arena (60m x 24m) with a “Parkway’s Gel Track” dust free surface, full lighting system.
• Grandstand with seating for 125.
• Judge’s Box with PA sound system & electronic timing equipment.
• Mens & Ladies Toilets and Showers.
• Store Room / Former Tack Shop.
• Staff Canteen / Café with viewing area.

Outdoor Arena (50m x 50m) with a silica sand and rubber surface, floodlights & post and rail perimeter fencing.

American Barn style Stable Block, adjoining the Main Arena, a total of 19 block built stables, 6 of which are within a lean to adjoining the internal stables, includes hot water wash area & tack room.

Timber Stable Range – a total of 19 boxes that are currently only used for storage and are in need of refurbishment or demolition. They form the U-shaped perimeter of a large concrete yard area and would have scope for a range of alternative uses subject to planning permissions.

Lorry / Cark Parks
The drive is shared access with one other property & leads to large hardstanding parking areas that provide excellent parking and circulation on those busy competition days.

In all about 21.6 acres; there are a range of rolling grass post and rail fenced paddocks. It should be noted that there is a secured right of way from the paddocks on to the local bridleway network providing direct access to miles of outriding without going on to any roads.
Planning Application (reference no. 054986)

The vendors have submitted a planning application for a detached 4 bedroom “Worker’s Dwelling” to Flintshire Council. The site plans are available and remain live at the time of printing. The vendors have been asked to provide further supporting evidence.

Mains electricity & water.
Private Drainage via septic tank.
Local Authority
Flintshire Council

Directions (LL12 9SD)
From Junction 7 A483
Leave A483 at Junction 7. Take the first left exit and continue up the hill and follow the road for 1 mile. When reaching a set of traffic lights (Crown Pub) Turn right and follow the road for 1.5 miles where the entrance driveway to the property will be on the right.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with the sole agents Jackson Property on 01743 709249.

JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.