first_imgThe home is near pony trails.“I think these days if you are riding competitively you just need an arena,” Mrs Chuter said.“When I was a child we could train in the park, but you just can’t do that anymore.”When they bought up the empty 2.10ha block at 15 Kilgour Rd in Camp Mountain in 1998 they designed a colonial style double-storey home for their family.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours ago MOUNTAIN ESCAPE: This picturesque Brisbane home is perfect for horse lovers.ACREAGE was not enough for Gail Chuter and her husband Clifford before they moved to Camp Mountain.The couple were living in the neighbouring suburb on an acreage property, but even with all that space at their doorstep, they wanted more.The couple were deeply involved in the competitive field of Western Pleasure, a style of horse riding that saw them compete in shows across Australia.But to keep up with the intense practice and training required, they needed a house with a horse arena to keep up with the training. The specially designed arena is perfect for horse training.Outside the home was a 55m x 30m sand arena for horse training and a horse stable that can hold three horses. The stables are equipped for more than one horse.Mrs Chuter said that although the home was a new build, they wanted it to feel a lot older than its construction date. “That is why there is a lot of recycled timber in the home — we like that rustic look,” she said. center_img Perfect for summer.Nature is never far away, with the trees at the base of the mountain just metres from the home. “We have such an abundance of birds and native fauna that come on to the property. We are constantly amazed,” Mrs Chuter said. The home will go to auction on Saturday, April 28 at 3pm. The home is not old, but was designed to embrace the character of older properties.The home has high ceilings and large windows so the fresh country air is never far away. Some newer additions to the home include the swimming pool and the elevated deck that is separate to the main house.last_img

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